The Atlanta native began building his culinary repertoire during childhood.His earliest experience came with cutting and peeling vegetables alongside his mother in the kitchen of Atlanta’s Jewish Home for the Aging.Acclaimed chef, cookbook author and TV host Gerry Garvin (aka G.
As of August 2015, there is no information about Chef Gerry Garvin's marriage in the public, including whether he has ever been married.
He has said in an interview with Art Eddy for Life of Dad that he has two children, but there is no mention of a wife.
Yearning for both business and creative success with food, he left Reign to independently cater high-profile events, including two exclusive dinners for President Clinton, a private brunch for Senator Hillary Clinton and meals for other notable clients.
After two years, he teamed with a catering client to open a restaurant. Garvin’s opened to critical acclaim, and expanded two years later to more than double its size.
The camp will offer an experiential education in hospitality and restaurant operations management, as well as culinary arts.
Through this effort, Garvin hopes to aid in breaking down the diversity barriers within the cooking industry.
There, he gained a wide range of on-the-job experience taking kitchen positions in Hamburg and Warsaw, documenting everything he learned.
After nearly two years, he returned to Atlanta to become sous chef of the award-winning Italian restaurant Veni, Vidi, Vici.
Garvin’s impressive resume and philanthropic efforts have warranted such accolades as the 2007 Man of the Year award by Women Moving Forward in Business and Third Best TV Chef by Southwest Airlines’ Spirit Magazine in 2006 (behind Jacques Pepin and Emeril Lagasse). Garvin (Meredith Books), was published in October 2006.
Additionally, Garvin has been a popular guest on both The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and Good Morning America. Its widespread success quickly prompted a second printing and won an American Literacy Award.
Garvin Spices, and is currently working on national distribution as well as a line of barbecue sauces, vinaigrettes and a two-step frozen ravioli brand.