Garvin has mastered offering a one-size-fits-all approach to cooking with sophistication and simplicity, proving that even the most basic cooking palate can create flavorful of dishes. Ever the entrepreneur, Garvin has developed his own line of spices, G. Garvin’s Spices, a line of Gourmet Nuts and G Garvin’s Wines. He also develops recipes for such clients as Kraft Foods, Tyson Foods and The Coke-a-Cola Company. Restaurant consulting, another aspect of his career, where he helps restaurateurs realize their vision by overseeing all aspects of new operations, polices and procedures, recipe development and the creation on menu’s placement of Executive Chef’s and General Managers.
To further make an indelible mark on culinary history through his One Bite At Time Foundation Garvin has launched his culinary boot camp which is geared towards kids ages 16-19, whom will experience not only the education side of the culinary field but also experience the hospitality, restaurant front of house, management and operational skills as well as hands on cooking experience. Through this seven day sleep over camp Garvin expects to change lives and introduce kids to a new career choice, culinary arts. Through Garvin's efforts he hopes to aid in breaking down the diversity barriers within not only the cooking industry, but in society as a whole where chefs of color are often categorized more often by race than profession.
Acclaimed chef, cookbook author and host Gerry Garvin, aka G., travels from Atlanta to Savannah and everywhere in between to meet the chefs, farmers and fisherman that make Georgia’s cuisine some of the best in the world.