Dr. Aris is an Internationally Acclaimed Culinary Innovator, Health and Wellness Influencer.
Dr. Aris was born in Gatun, Panama Canal Zone. He is a direct descendant of an African-Caribbean family of Culinary Griots who has become a world-renowned pioneer in the area of wholesome foods. His linguistic and culinary interests have been shared with many diverse people throughout Africa, Asia, the Americas, Australia, the Caribbean, and Europe.
As the Founder Of Sunfired Gourmet, Dr. Aris has launched multiple successful restaurants, consulted for numerous food and beverage establishments, trained and mentored thousands of Sunfired RA Food chefs globally.
Dr. Aris is self-learned in the Culinary Arts, Food Science, Self-Growth, and Well Being Disciplines through his personal twelve thousand-volume, “non-fiction” research library collection. He is the originator of Sunfired Cuisine and Paradise Pies. Dr. Aris, ‘The Sunfired Gourmet’, has been a vegetarian for 50 years and has eaten Sunfired Cuisine exclusively for the past 44 years.
The Sunfired Gourmet has been featured in multiple publications and magazines, he has designed vibrant Sunfired Gourmet experiences for an extensive list of celebrity clients and international dignitaries.
Dr. Aris is currently teaching an international array of chefs and Sunfired Gourmet enthusiasts, consulting for top fortune restaurants and brands, applying his expertise to innovative food product development, filming for SunfiredTV, and hosting in-person retreats at Rio Piedra Organic Farm in Panama City.