Meet Your Chef


About Chef Jonil & Flavors of your Palate's Mission

Personal Chef Jonil (pronouns: He, Him, His, El) is the eccentric and caring human being who started Flavors of your Palate in 2019. Since the early age of seven, he has been working hard to perfect his craft. His Caribbean heritage and culinary experiences from around the world stand out in each of his food creations. He grew up mainly in New York City and Miami, these two melting pots were his culinary schools. He partners with individuals and nonprofit organizations to bring 'The Dining Experience' to communities in Massachusetts. Chef Jonil earned his master’s degree from the College of Public and Community Service at the University of Massachusetts Boston. He was named one of BEQ’s (Business Equality Magazine) ‘Forty Leaders under Forty’ for his advocacy work. Jonil was awarded Boston Pride's 2020 Community Fund. Chef Jonil has also been featured in The Rainbow Times for hosting an annual Thanksgiving dinner for the LGBTQ+ community. 

Flavors of your Palate is a Certified LGBTBE® personal chef and catering business with an educational and awareness component. FoyP's mission is to change the world, one flavor at a time by nourishing minds, souls and tummies. Chef Jonil envisions a world where we can all sit at the table, break bread and have meaningful conversations, all while embracing one another's uniqueness. 

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