Carlos Brown

Chef Carlos Brown is a celebrity Executive Chef, restaurateur of Shrimp & Grits Cafe, and founder of C3 Culinary Group. Known for being featured in the Smithsonian African-American Museum for his authentic Shrimp and Grits, Chef Carlos has been honored with Chef Carlos Brown Day annually on August 23 in Charleston, SC, the 2020 National Black Chef Awards Culinary Excellence Award, American Culinary Federation (ACF) Award, Kingston Chef Scholastic Award, and the Diamond Culinary Medal.

With a mission to teach youth the importance of culinary arts to bring families back to the table again and save hospitality, Chef Carlos has been featured on BET, VH1, CNBC, CBS, ABC, and Bounce TV along with serving notable clients such as Jim Carey, Shaquille O'Neal, Oprah Winfrey, Danny Glover, Viola Davis, Ray Lewis, Whoopi Goldberg, Michelle Obama, and more.