Rock Harper

Rock Harper

Rahman Harper discovered his love of cooking in his early teens and earned a culinary degree at Johnson & Wales University (JWU).

Harper has held positions at Café Calliope, Burke Station Restaurant, Planet Hollywood, and BET on Jazz Restaurant, and was executive chef at B.Smith’s Restaurant, Ben’s Next Door, and The Carlyle Club. He later became an instructor at Stratford University. In 2010, he published the book 44 Things Parents Should Know about Healthy Cooking for Kids. He has been the National Celebrity Chef for the March of Dimes since 2008.

In 2007, Harper won season three of the Fox reality-television show Hell's Kitchen.

In 2013, he appeared on Chef Wanted with Anne Burrell and won the executive chef position at The Precinct, a steakhouse in Cincinnati, Ohio; however he did not ultimately accept the job

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