Kevin Belton, a self-trained chef began cooking under the watchful eye of his mother and grandmother in the uptown New Orleans home. In addition to the almost 7,000 lessons he has led, Belton has also offered classes and cooking demonstrations throughout the U.S. and Canada. He has been a featured chef and guest on numerous food programs including Emeril Live; Ready Set Cook; Life, Love and Lunch; Food Fighters; and Taste of America. In 1999, he was co-host and chef on the BBC series Big Kevin, Little Kevin, which also featured British celebrity chef Kevin Woodford.
In 2014, he was recognized as one of the top twenty Louisiana chefs and in 2018, he was also recognized as a Louisiana Culinary Legend by the American Culinary Federation. In 2014, he joined the WWL TV Morning Show as the resident chef for the CBS affiliate.
In his public television debut in NEW ORLEANS COOKING WITH KEVIN BELTON is a chance for viewers to meet his big personality which match for his 6’ 9” frame. The second series with KEVIN BELTON'S NEW ORLEANS KITCHEN is airing around the country and has a companion book. Belton won a Suncoast Regional Emmy Award and a Louisiana Broadcasters Association Award. KEVIN BELTON'S NEW ORLEANS CELEBRATIONS, the third cooking series has aired around the country and his third companion book. Most recently, Chef Kevin has taped a fourth 26-part series exploring food all around the state of Louisiana titled KEVIN BELTON'S COOKIN LOUISIANA.