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Celebrity Chef Wenford Patrick Simpson Launches His Cooking Show, “Cook-Up with Chef Patrick,” on TEMPO Networks

Chef Wenford Patrick Simpson has announced that he will be launching his cooking show "Cook-Up with Chef Patrick" on the TEMPO Networks, a pan-Caribbean television channel broadcasting the music and culture of the Caribbean.  The show will begin airing soon on Optimum channel 1105 and Verizon Fios channel 267.

Chef Wenford Patrick Simpson is known for his talent of infusing a variety of flavors in his dishes and his culinary influences, but those who really know him are drawn to his genuinely amiable nature. Chef Patrick is currently Corporate Executive Chef for B.B. King Blues Club & Grill in New York, NY, Highline Ballroom, Howard Theater in Washington D.C, and Subrosa. As a celebrity chef, Chef Patrick pushes the boundaries in the kitchen, creating a truly unique dining experience born out of Caribbean spices, Southern cooking with an American flair. Each dish he creates is a work of art, not only in flavor combinations but on the plate as well.

During an elegant dinner meeting at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, Chef Patrick and the founder of TEMPO Networks, Frederick Morton, held exclusive conversations about the evolution of TEMPO Networks new cooking show, Cook-Up with Chef Patrick.

Chef Patrick says, “I am excited to partake in this wonderful adventure with TEMPO Networks in having my own show! It is truly a dream come true.  I cannot wait to show the world the great cuisines created and take them on a journey of flavors.”

On this show Chef Patrick fuses the beauty of the Caribbean, including its diverse cultures and traditions, from French, Dutch, and Spanish influences and takes viewers on a delicious journey. There will be various genres of music including Reggae, Soca, Pop, R&B, Hip-Hop, Rock, and more mixed in the show, with the world renowned acts performing at B.B.King Blues Club & Grill and Chef Patrick’s celebrity friends popping in.

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