Cooking is definitely second nature to chef Kevin Belton, who teaches at the New Orleans School of Cooking and has been instrumental in introducing visitors from around the world to the delicacies and rich traditions of Lousiana. In addition to the 7,000 lessons he championed in his cooking school, Kevin has given numerous cooking demonstrations as well as classes across Canada and the United States. He has been featured as a guest chef on several food programs including: Ready Set Cook, Emeril Live, Love and Breakfast Life, Taste of America, and Food Fighters. 1999 saw him as leader and co-host on Big Kevin, Little Kevin– a BBC series which also featured Kevin Woodford, a British star chef. Although the series was recorded in the United States and the United Kingdom, it was broadcast all over Europe, New Zealand, Australia and Asia.
Chef Kevin Belton: Biography, Age
Kevin Belton’s actual birthdate has remained elusive to this day, with some sources claiming the celebrity chef was born in 1960. Additionally, the identity of his parents has never been revealed, despite being from common knowledge that his mother is of Franco-Caribbean ancestry while his father’s heritage is a mixture of English, American and French. Being born in New Orleans makes him an American national, but his ethnicity is obviously heterogeneous. On his siblings, there is absolutely no information about their identity and no one knows if Chief Kevin Belton is an only child or not.
Along the same lines, information about his education and qualifications isn’t much but it’s believed he went all the way to college to study hotel management. From a young age, Kevin was between 7 and 8 years old when he started experimenting with cooking and learning different cuisines under the tutelage of his mother and grandmother.
After graduating from college, he was employed by the New Orleans School of Cooking as a teacher. He’s been at the school for over two decades and still counting, and to date the veteran chef has logged over 7,000 cooking lessons.
Chef Kevin Belton co-authored a cookbook Big Kevin, Little Kevin – Over 120 Recipes from America and Britain by Odd Couple, the cookbook publisher was Ebury Press. Currently, he has a best-selling Amazon cookbook – Kevin Belton Big Flavors from New Orleans. He is also a member of WWL’s Morning, CBS Affiliate as Resident Chef and is also associated with WYES-TV where he hosts many of their popular cooking marathons. Kevin has received the WYES President’s Award and is also listed as one of Louisiana’s Top 20 Chefs by the American Culinary Federation. It’s safe to say the celebrity chef has pulled back the curtain to reveal what actually makes New Orleans’ renowned cuisine so scrumptious.
Family – Is he married, who is his wife?
Chief Kevin Belton is a married man, although the details of his married life have never been released to the media, as he does his best to shield his wife from public scrutiny. However, he is known to have two adult children, two sons, namely Kevin Jr. Belton and his younger brother, Jonathan Belton. One important thing to note is that Kevin also thought his sons could cook. In fact, their jobs at home were always done on the kitchen table.
It would seem that the celebrity chef is not just a husband and father, he is also a grandfather through his first son, Kevin Jr. who is already a married man. Chef Kevin Belton and his wife Christina also have a much younger son named Cameron Belton.
Chef Kevin Belton stands at a gigantic height of 6 feet 9 inches. Currently, the culinary expert is working on weight loss; he talked about his weight problem on his Facebook account. According to him, he is making progress in his weight loss efforts and is putting away all his old clothes that are too big for him for people who need them.
Details of his other measurements have never been released, but it is common knowledge that he is a bald man with dark brown colored eyes.
Is Chef Kevin Belton dead?
It’s not uncommon for the media to be curious about the fate of celebrities, often wondering who is alive or dead, and chef Kevin Belton is no exception. Obviously, Kevin Belton is alive and well, there has never been a rumor of death in his name and he has never been seriously ill in the past.