Chef Rodney LoveJones is one of Brooklyn, New York’s most promising “breakout” confectionery and comfort food talents. Noted especially for his creative spin on vintage recipes, Chef LoveJones captured the attention of many notable clients like President Bill Clinton, Celebrity Makeup Artist Sam Fine, Actress Sheryl Lee Ralph, Senator Vincent Hughes, Vanessa L. Williams and Model Mogul Tyra Banks. With his creations of such palate pleasers as Amaretto Pound Cake, Sweet Potato Cheese Cake, Haute ‘Chok-Lit’ quad Layer Cake and a Pecan Tart that does not disappoint true dessert connoisseurs. Inspired by his beloved grandfather, William Samuel Jones, who conjured up extraordinary delectables, LoveJones mixes his own dessert repertoire with great personal style. Motivated by his grandfather’s mantra, “know your worth,” this urban-fashionisto switched gears in summer 2005. LoveJones departed a career in magazine publishing to create BILL JONES EPICURE—a brand devoted to those with refined taste, then creating a highly successful catering company. Spring 2012, LoveJones switched gears, relocating to Southern California and joined forces with Diana Benedek, PhD of 2GOOD2B Bakery & Café located in the township of Encinitas. This synergy has created amazing Gluten-Free foods that served the same purpose: yummy treats! Whilst focusing on culture, bright flavors and style, he combines culinary business skill he will flourish in a new realm of conscience and healthy choices of eating. Now LoveJones continues on his upward and forward journey by introducing you our readers to the great gastronomy around the globe one country at a time. Chef LoveJones is an alumnus of the Institute of Culinary Education and studied Hotel & Restaurant Management at New York University; he resides in San Diego, California.