Chef Kenneth C. Temple holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Culinary Arts from
The John Folse Culinary Institute. His kitchen savvy and charisma can be contributed to his New Orleans upbringing. His expertise was validated when he won the Food Network’s popular cooking competition show “Chopped” in 2017. With over 10 years in the culinary industry, Chef Kenneth has certainly laid a foundation for a long-lasting career. His professional demeanor and knack for success has landed him major partnerships including Hormel Foods, Jennie-O, Black Label Bacon, and Wholly Guacamole. He’s been featured in US Weekly, Associated Press and USA Today, Essence Music Festival, he’s received a proclamation from the City of New Orleans and was the ambassador for City of New Orleans in South Africa for three years.
The “Kenneth Temple Empire” currently consists of private dining, restaurant pop-ups, online cooking courses, his signature seasoning (Savory), his cookbook (Southern Creole), the “Hunger Trap” Facebook live cooking show, various television cooking segments, the “Southern Creole” trademark.
Looking forward, Chef Kenneth plans to continue to inspire others through his food service. His vision expands beyond dishing out cuisine, positioning him as a culinary expert.
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The Hunger Trap
If you want to engage with a chef as he cooks creative dishes live! This is the show for you.
Every chef has his special blend of herbs and spices. Kenneth’s brings the flavors of New Orleans with less salt and more flavor.
Southern Creole: Recipes From My New Orleans Kitchen
The first installment of Chef Kenneth’s cookbook series that tells his journey of becoming a chef with foods from his childhood to his days in college as he studied culinary arts.