Chuck Hayworth received his degrees in Culinary Arts and Food Service Management from Johnson & Wales University. For several years, he and his wife, Aileen owned and operated Worth it Cafe’ in Durham, NC where they served organic, locally-sourced meals. Chuck also hosts his own cooking program, Thankfully Local, on MAV-TV and currently resides in Wake Forest, NC with his wife and three children.
In his early twenties, while pursuing a career as a chef, Chuck Hayworth was diagnosed with stomach cancer. Years of painful and slow recovery motivated Chuck to find a better way to fight his disease. Combining his knowledge of the culinary arts with a strong will to succeed, Chuck was able to fully heal his stomach.