Alain Lemaire is as a food service professional and consultant out of South Florida; Co-owner and Executive Chef of Sensory Delights, and has worked in some notable food service facilities such as the Harbor Beach Resort Association in Michigan and the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Downtown Atlanta.
A native of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Alain began helping his mother at a young age in church functions. He developed an increasing passion for food and food service. After high school, he pursued that passion by moving to Florida where he attended Johnson & Wales University in Miami. He has managed to gain tremendous experience and embrace the diverse culinary options the city has to offer. Caribbean and Latin flavors play a major role in his style of cooking. He has been exploring the fusion world where he combines the flavors of his heritage with dishes from other regions.
Alain has a huge interest in helping others and his community: mentoring, coaching, training etc… he is always reaching out to young and upcoming professionals, new businesses to provide his assistance wherever is needed. This interest is combined aslo with the pride of his origin which always leads him to participate in festivals where he represents it with pride. Along with some colleagues, he has formed the first Haitian Culinary Alliance in the United States. The Haitian Culinary Alliance -USA is incorporated in the state of Florida and is soon to become a non-profit organization. Their mission is to forge a strong and united network of culinary, food service and hospitality professionals of Haitian descent while providing educational and networking resources to our affiliates. Their goal is to become the voice for the cook or hospitality individual that doesn’t have one; give them the resources necessary as far as exposure, training, mentorship, guidance etc.