Acclaimed Hampton’s Chef Brings Years of Culinary Experience to South Florida


Delray Beach, FL – John David Hensley was recently appointed Executive Chef at PRIME, Delray’s first and only authentic, premier, supper club located at 110 E. Atlantic Ave. His arrival is welcomed by Steven Pellegrino, owner of PRIME, and Il Bacio Nightclub and Lounge, located 29 NE 2nd Ave. in Delray Beach. Pellegrino is eager to showcase Chef Hensley’s impressive passion for culinary arts through PRIME’s menu, in addition to new programs and promotions this upcoming season.

A Southampton, New York native, Chef Hensley helmed the famed Indian Cove, a celebrity studded, and legendary hot spot that has served the who’s who of society and world dignitaries alike. Hailed the “Chef of Chefs”, The New York Times Food Critic Craig Claiborne named Mr. Hensley one of the top 25 Chefs of all time. Newsday coined Chef Hensley as the innovator of New Age and Fusion cuisine. “The opportunity to share something of the heart, soul and passion of one’s life is the definition of enrichment that carries forward,” says Chef Hensley who believes in a “pay it forward” attitude toward character, food and customers. With a relaxed and graceful style, Chef Hensley’s food is vibrant and healthy. He is considered a leader amongst the culinary scene around the country. For more information or reservations, please visit, or call 561-865-5845.