Chef Ron Duprat has a long list of culinary accomplishments. With over 20 years of cooking experience, he has opened several successful restaurants, published a cookbook, and earned Certified Executive Chef status with the American Culinary Federation. A former competitor on the Bravo series “Top Chef,” he is executive chef of the Montauk Yacht Club in New York and is also a culinary ambassador for the U.S. Department of State.
Growing up in Haiti’s Mare Rouge, Duprat experienced firsthand the effects clean cookstoves and fuels can have on family health. In addition to advocating clean cooking technologies, Duprat has maintained a strong advocacy for his home country and is working on its ‘sustainable food future’ movement. Ron’s culinary journey began in Haiti in his grandmother’s kitchen. His passion led him to the States where he studied at the Culinary Institute of America.
Now with over 20 years of experience, Chef Ron has received many accolades including distinguished recipient of the 2008 & 2009 AAA Four Diamond Award. His resume includes Executive Chef at the Hollywood Beach Marriott Hotel, the esteemed Montauk Yacht Club, and Pelican Bay Country Club, to name but a few. Acclaimed Chef Ron Duprat, known as a fierce competitor on season six of Bravo’s “Top Chef,” is an expert in exotic flavors, a restaurateur, and the author of “My Journey of Cooking.
Duprat is affiliated with organizations that contribute and give back to the culinary community and people all over the work including American Culinary Federation, Real Men Charities, Inc., Black Culinarian Alliance, No Hungry Kids, the College of Culinary Arts in Miami, and First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move !, and Basil Magazine’s Chef Council. Ron Duprat loves the profession as it provides the perfect outlet passion and creativity.