Episode 2

Richard Ingraham: Private Chef of Dwyane Wade

Chef Richard Ingraham knows what it takes to fuel some of the biggest sports stars in the world. Not only is he the private chef of former NBA superstar Dwyane Wade, he has also been responsible for planning the diets of dozens of other professional basketball, football and baseball athletes across the country. In this episode, Richard and Kelly chat about:

  • What meals keep the stars fit, toned and healthy while still satisfying their cravings
  • The small, imaginative tweaks you can make to recipes to achieve indulgent-like taste without added fat, calories or sodium
  • How Dwyane Wade inspired the creation of Richard’s famous Flash Sauce and its many uses in the kitchen
  • The role food plays in helping bring people of all backgrounds together around one communal table

Chef Richard Ingraham in a grey chef's coat

Show Guest

Richard Ingraham

Chef Richard Ingraham has mastered the balance between fine cuisine and expert sports nutrition. As personal chef to power couple Dwyane and Gabrielle Wade, founder of private chef network ChefRLI and author of Eating Well to Win, his mission is to raise the bar of performance eating through high-level home cooking.

Recipes From This Episode

Richard Ingraham's recipes

Chef Richard Ingraham’s Recipes

Find inspiration for breakfast through dessert with Richard’s recipes for Pecan Pie Pancakes, Spiced Whole Roasted Cauliflower, Peach Cobbler Bread Pudding and more.

brownie sundae with ice cream

ChefRLI’s Instagram-Worthy Eats

Warning: Scrolling may cause extreme hunger! Head on over to Instagram to see Richard’s latest recipe creations.

Resources From This Episode

Eating Well to Win cookbook

Eating Well to Win Cookbook

Flash Sauce by Chef Richard Ingraham

Flash Sauce


a colorful salad with shrimp

ChefRLI Private Chef Services

ChefRLI catering

ChefRLI Catering


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