Belinda is a chef, producer of Chef Belinda Spices, food writer and pilot. She has a Culinary Arts degree from Johnson & Wales University. Her love of cooking and entertaining motivated her to give up a corporate career with The Coca-Cola Company to pursue her lifelong dream. A native Chicagoan, Belinda has lived in France, Kenya and South Africa and has experienced the cuisine of many cultures. She is the monthly food columnist for South Carolina Living Magazine and Aiken’s Bella Magazine.
Belinda is a member of International Association of Culinary Professionals, American Culinary Federation, Southern Foodways Alliance, Association of Food Journalists; and in 2015 was inducted into Les Dames d’Escoffier International. Her hobby is vegetable gardening; and she is an avid golfer. In March 2019
Belinda will launch a peach cookbook, published by Gibbs Smith.