Educator | Speaker | Mentor
Meet Chef Kimberly
Chef Kimberly Brock Brown has over 30 years of experience within the culinary arena.
Chef Kimberly was born Chicago and raised in Maywood, IL. As a Chef’s Apprentice Graduate in 1984, Chef Kimberly’s culinary journey has taken her to work in kitchens in Dallas, TX; Hilton Head Island, SC; Atlanta, GA; Asheville, NC; and Charleston, SC. Also being the featured Pastry Chef in February 1998 at the James Beard House in New York City. In 2001, Chef Kimberly started a wholesale specialty foods distributing company.
In 2009, Chef Kimberly wanted to get back to basic with her culinary expertise and started Culinary Concepts, LLC for catering, demonstrations and other services.
A Charleston caterer this month became the first African-American woman elected to the board of the American Culinary Federation (ACF), an 88-year-old professional organization that counts more than 17,000 chefs among its members.
Food is love, and love is why I am a chef.