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Chef Ricardo Newell

Personal Chef In Cleveland

Chef Ricardo Newell

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Specializes in Creating Exquisitely, Elegant Dining Experiences


I take great joy and pride in creating amazing, indie food experiences. Many of my dishes and plating techniques are sophistically elegant, yet fun and playful. As an Indie Chef, my passion for culinary arts really shines through each and every dish as a result of skillfully accentuating flavor profiles and texture elements in order to provide a stimulating sensory experience. My skills and talents have been applauded and recognized by countless classically trained Chefs from all over the world. Quite as kept, the I was actually ranked among the Top 80 contestants that were flown out to Los Angeles, California to compete for the 2018 Master Chef Title. I have also served as private chef for New Times Best Selling Author, Omar Tyree & many others.

Beyond my craft jacket, I truly live up to my name of being a modern day gentlemen and public servant. Out of my duties within the kitchen, I also serve as a College Administer/Program Coordinator, to which I help to passionately cultivate the gifts and talents of all of my students.

My services

As a Private Chef, I can offer you:

Personal Chef

Simply tell me what you're craving! I would love to create the perfect menu for your special occasion in Cleveland.


I can do weddings, birthdays and corporate events in Cleveland. You name it!

Tupperware meals

If you are looking for someone to keep your fridge full of incredible meals in Cleveland, count me in.

Chef Ricardo's reviews

It was a pleasure to have The Gourmet Gent create a memorable dinner for my parents’ 50th anniversary. The communication beforehand was excellent and he was able to accommodate our dietary allergies and preferences. The dinner itself was delightful and delicious, the service attentive. We would strongly recommend him for anyone looking for a special dining experience.

Brian Basco - Aug 03 2020

5/ 5

Food was delicious. Chef was very friendly and helpful. Overall it was a night to remember. Really happy with the services that was provided.

Imari Rivera - Jun 30 2020

5/ 5

Book your experience with Chef Ricardo

Specify the details of your requests and the chef will send you a custom menu just for you.