This Is My Well Series: Interview with Celebrity Chef Amaris Jones
Celebrity Chef, Amaris Jones has been raved about by a host of celebrities, including Martha Stewart, who famously admired Jones’ pork-free soul food during Art Basel. Jones, a Philadelphia native with over a decade of lifestyle management experience, has worked with a host of clients, including entertainers, athletes, and print media companies.
Jones is also rapper, Rick Ross’ personal chef. She was introduced to cook for Ross through Reebok in which he started to follow an intensive CrossFit program. Jones helped Ross drop more than 80 pounds by customizing a food regimen for him based on his taste preferences and introducing healthy eating swaps.
Jones gave us the dish on how she stays well and fit while on- the- go and in the thick of a busy chef’s and industrious entrepreneur’s lifestyle.
How do you stay well and fit?
I am around food the majority of my work day. I have to taste recipes all the time ..To stay well and fit.. I eat small portions of breakfast lunch and dinner that consist of high quality proteins and fish. I workout at least 4 times a week
What do you do to stay centered? How do you maintain a sense of well-being?
Meditation and prayer, an attitude of gratitude at all times and I surround myself with high vibrating positive people.
What tips or suggestions do you have for people that maintain rigorous lifestyles-sprinkled with life’s unforeseen challenges or unexpected hurdle?
What’s up next for Amaris in the new year? Any special projects we should look out for?