With more than 25 years in the culinary profession, Chef Robert Irvine has cooked his way through Europe, the Far East, the Caribbean and the Americas, in hotels and on the high seas. He brings his experience to Food Network as host of Dinner: Impossible, Worst Cooks in America and Restaurant: Impossible.
Chef Irvine’s background coupled with his unique speaking style, makes him one of the most sought after speakers in the world today. On Dinner Impossible, Robert serves stunningly creative dishes for both intimate gatherings and huge crowds, all without warning and at a moment’s notice. On the show, he has cooked on a desert island, in an 18th-century kitchen, in an ice hotel, for cowboys on a cattle drive, for master instructors at the Culinary Institute of America and at the inauguration of Pennsylvania’s governor.
Recipe for Change
In this keynote master chef and businessman Robert Irvine discusses the universal keys to achieve ongoing success and how to navigate change for that success. The concepts that he discusses (and executes) on Food Network’s “Restaurant Impossible” not only apply to restaurants, but virtually all industries and can even be applied to individuals.
1) Clarify your Goals (Business Plans & Clear Goals)
2) Keep emotional attachment to a minimum
3) Image – first impressions are essential to success
4) Service – quality service will result in return visits & profit.
5) Shortcuts are not always better (quality vs. time)
Health, Diet & Exercise
Robert Irvine was selected by Fitness Magazine as one of the “25 Fittest Guys in America”. Not only is Robert a chef, but he began his culinary training in the Royal Navy giving him great insight into health, fitness and strength. Robert shares his four rules of fitness and uses his culinary background to discuss healthy eating habits, inspired healthy food tips and he also provides motivation for good health through fitness & exercise.
Having cooked for Queens, Presidents and royalty from around the world, Chef Irvine will demo a wonderful three-course meal for your attendees. Robert not only cooks a great meal with his unique style, but he will discuss healthy alternatives all while interacting with the crowd.