Jim Huntington

Jim Huntington

Jim Huntington - ChefPassport Brazilian - Cooking Class
United States Cuisine
French Cuisine
Brazilian Cuisine


Brazilian, French

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English, Portuguese, French

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Chef James F. Huntington Sr. is a Brazilian born Chef from Sao Paulo. With parents from the USA he retired in the states but has been pulled back to Brazil on a culinary mission to give quality back to the dish. Chef specializes in Brazilian and French cuisine. His Professional Chef journey dates back to 1993 where he became a Certified Executive Chef by the American Culinary Federation, launching him on a highly credited whirlwind of a career. With over 40 years in the business of owning several successful restaurants, Chef’s repertoire expands past the 80-hour work week behind the scenes, to numerous television appearances and publications in a vast array of culinary magazines. As chef likes to say- “I know my way around the kitchen.” His passion for knowledge and perfection in cuisine has fueled his drive to provide his city, and those around the world with items he finds to be non-existent or not up to par in quality. Chef says- Entrée’s, Appetizers, Soups, freshly baked cookies, fudge and numerous other sweets or confections not found anywhere else. Freshly made top quality is our credo! Those who are close with chef will tell you his motto- “There are two ways of doing things, the right way and every other way. Do it the right way to begin with.” Chef’s creative expression in cooking will cross into skills and will elevate any guests experience. His students will gain all he deems to share in a playful and passionate manner because after all, Chef says “Cooking is Life.”

Dishes you can learn with

James F

Grouper Palmeiro

Grouper if available and or Cod, which is available almost anywhere in the world, are two excellent choices. Both are thick and juicy and lend to a wonderful finished product.
You must use fresh ingredients with the exception of the Heart of Palm, cans are found in many grocery stores. Follow the recipe and enjoy!

Brazil-Jim Huntington-Grouper Palmeiro

The pastry is light and airy. The filling can be anything from just vegetables (blanched first) then fill the pastry. The meat filling is more common, but there are a variety of these wonderful fried tarts. Outside my local grocery store, is a man with a portable cart, and he makes them for you "a la minute"

Brazil-Jim Huntington-Pasteis
Salmon Cake W/Mustard Sauce

If you've had Fresh salmon, you know it's arguably one of the most delicious things we offer. So naturally, we had to create a recipe that turned one of our best items into an even better meal. With the help of your Trifecta salmon, these tasty cakes only take about 15 minutes to make! Enjoy! Chef JFH

Brazil-Jim Huntington-Salmon Cake with Mustard Sauce
Banana Bread with Struesel Topping

A Brazlilian desert sweetened by dried fruit.Topped with Cinnamon and the perfect dish to end your Brazillian feast on.

Brazil-Jim Huntington-Banana Rum Bread