About Chef JR
Chef James Robinson was raised in Harlem, New York, and at the tender age of eleven years old his passion for food began. As his grandmother raised him and his six siblings, James became inspired by her culinary skills. While spending time with her in the kitchen, James found joy in creating food for his family, and realized his ability to expressing himself and his creativity through cooking.
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