Chef Troy Tingling was raised in Jamaica and developed a love for culinary arts following some of the greats including Julia Childs and Graham Kerr, The Galloping Gourmet.
After graduating from Le Cordon Bleu in 2008, Chef Troy took an opportunity to go back to Jamaica and work at the Sandals Royal Caribbean in their French cuisine restaurant. Chef Troy began mixing Caribbean flavors to create fusion recipes that he uses with clients today. During his time in Jamaica, he was honored to cook for then Prime Minister, Bruce Golding.
Chef Troy has worked at a number of resorts in the South Florida area including the Seminole Casino, Wyndham Orlando Resort, and Sheridan Four Points in Miami Beach.
In December 2014, Chef Troy became the full-time personal chef to NBA All-Star Amar’e Stoudemire.
Chef Troy has been featured in Mens’ Journal Online and Jamaica TV as well as NBC and CBS. Chef Troy has catered for recording artists, actors, and dignitaries.