WHO IS 1PL8?

Chef Rich is a former United States Marine and graduate of the prestigious Culinary Institute of America. He is an author, speaker, all-around nice guy, and creator of the 1PL8 Culinary Preventative Care™ (C.P.C.™) Health and Wellness Program, a comprehensive mobile app using food and technology to make behavioral changes in health easy and sustainable. As host of the nationally televised 30-minute fun and educational cooking show, he inspires and educates viewers to resource and use food as their greatest medicine.

He has cooked for professional athletes, business moguls and celebrity entertainers as well as served the former First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama. Chef Rich has headlined for live cooking shows in Scottsbluff Nebraska, Lets Cook Seattle, Lets Cook Orlando, and the Daytona Home Show. He has been a contributing writer for Healthy Living Magazine, as well as written for Orlando Family Magazine.

As an award-winning chef educator and expert in food and culinary techniques, he has educated and demonstrated healthy cooking classes for major hospitals and organizations, including Arnold Palmer Children’s Hospital, Florida Hospital, UF Health Cancer Center, Florida Diabetes Center, and Municipalities like the City of Orlando.

Jesus spent a great deal of his ministry on this Earth healing the sick, helping those in need, and offering them a new and better life. Our hope is that through our service, His healing touch will be felt by all who come to us. Because of our faith in Jesus Christ, we believe that all people are of infinite value, and focus on serving the whole person–Mind, Body, and Spirit.