Chef Jerome Brown is known as the "Personal Chef to the Stars". He is a personal chef for celebrities such as; Shaquille O'Neal, Cam Newton, Master P, Colin Powell, Priscilla Presley, Nancy Kerrigan and many more. "Chef Rome" has been featured on several TV networks and publications including The Food Network, ESPN, ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX, Black Enterprise and D Magazine. In 2016 he was ranked the #8 Chef in the world and his cookbook, Eat Like a Celebrity, won Cookbook of the Year in 201It all began for Jerome Brown at Gardner’s BBQ in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. As a teenager, he spent endless hours absorbing the wisdom shared by his mentors at this popular neighborhood restaurant. Jerome was a quick study in the kitchen and his confidence and skill set grew rapidly. He was a natural. Jerome had the ability to master any dish with the greatest of ease. All it took was a single lesson or a mere taste of a dish and he could recreate it to perfection. Those around him knew that Jerome had a special gift. After all, he dazzled his family with his very first creation at the tender age of seven - pancakes. It was the lessons learned at Gardner’s BBQ and those taught by his mother and other elders in his family that would prepare Jerome for a heralded career in the culinary arts as Chef Rome -“Personal Chef to the Stars.