Chef Rodney’s culinary journey started as a work study in the kitchen of Breezes Runaway Bay Hotel in Jamaica. It is from this simple beginning that his work ethic and the joy of pleasing really took hold. Chef Rodney strived for excellence and it was noticed. He entered and won many competitions for carvings and ice sculptures. With the benefit of a work program at the Opery Land Hotel in Tennesse, Chef’s journey continued into the USA. It was here that he worked under the renowned Chef Wolf Gang Puck and blossomed under his tutorage. It was here, that he really came into his own and developed his own style. This was his formal training, at the hands of a Master Chef, with experience in fine dining, Italian cuisine, chef garde manger and such, Chef Rodney soon set upon his career path to become a Sous Chef.
“A father of three children, Kahelia, Bria, and Matthew Rodney, the Chef enjoys life and loves to travel whenever he has the opportunity. He loves sharing the arts, music, theatre and all things creative with his family. He takes the time to advise his children and any young person that he has the privilege to mentor, to reach for your dreams, the sky is the limit. ”
“Chef Marvil Rodney is a very sociable, charming and charismatic man with a great sense of humor. He is appreciative of what he has accomplished and looks forward to what new things are in store for him. The Chef has a passion for everything good as is stated in his slogan “Everything is Good AND Dandy”, but above all, Chef Rodney’s passion is food.”