Chef G hails from Clarendon, Jamaica. Gareth learned the art of West Indian cooking from his grandmother Ms. May. In a tiny kitchen, he was drawn to the smells and sounds that created authentic Caribbean flavors that are infused in his menu today.
This influence encouraged Gareth to enter Runaway Bay Training Institute, a very well know culinary and hospitality institute on the Northern coast of Jamaica. After his training Gareth began working in fine dining and 5 star restaurants in the likes of the Sandals- Royal Plantation, Grand Lido Braco and Riu Hotel. Fast-forward 14 years and he is known as Chef G here in North Houston, Texas. As owner of Jamaica Pon Di Road Food Truck ready to serve the Greater- Houston area some of the best island fare and live out the American Dream!
Chef G’s roots in Jamaica are seen vibrantly in his cooking as well as in his philanthropic ventures. He along with is wife created and are actively involved with Changed Missions Ministries International, Inc. a non-profit which helps spearhead an annual mission trip to provide school supplies and clothing for the community of Clarendon, Jamaica. With their ministry team he also uses the Jamaica Pon Di Road food truck to serves the homeless community of Houston every 4th Monday of the month.
So this truck is his dream…
To share good food, and good vibes, which make Jamaica Pon Di Road a good choice.