Rashida Holmes Biography
Rashida Holmes is a reality TV star, chef, and owner of Bridgetown Roti, a Caribbean food truck in Los Angeles. She is best known for competing and winning on Chopped, a cooking competition show on Food Network, and for being one of the finalists on Chopped: All-American Showdown, a special series featuring some of the best chefs from across the country.
Rashida Holmes Age | Birthday
Chef Rashida is 36 years old as of 2023. She was born on June 15, 1987. Her zodiac sign is Gemini. Holmes celebrates her birthday on the 15th of June each year.
Rashida Holmes Parents
Chef Rashida was born in born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, to parents; Winston (father) and Marcia Holmes(mother). Her parents are of Barbadian and Jamaican descent. Rashida’s immigrated to the United States from Barbados and Jamaica, respectively, in the 1970s. They own and operate a Caribbean grocery store in Brooklyn, where Rashida often helped out as a child.
Rashida Holmes Ethnicity
Chef Rashida holds a mixed ethnicity of Barbadian-Jamaican descent. Her parents immigrated to the United States from Barbados and Jamaica.
Rashida Holmes Height
Chef Rashida stands at a height measurement of 5 feet 7 inches (approximately).
Rashida Holmes Wife | Shanika Honeycutt
Chef Holmes is married to her wife Shanika Honeycutt, Who is a Mathematics Teacher at a school in Los Angeles. They met at a mutual friend’s party in 2014 and got married in 2018. They live in Los Angeles with their two dogs, Coco and Remy.
Rashida Holmes Children
Chef Holmes and her wife Shanika Honeycutt share one kid; a son named Theo Aiden Honeycutt-Holmes. Their son was born on November 6, 2022.
Rashida Holmes Education
Holmes graduated from Brooklyn Technical High School in 2007. She then enrolled at the Institute of Culinary Education in New York, where she studied culinary arts and management. She graduated with honors in 2010.
Rashida Holmes Job
Holmes is the chef and owner of Bridgetown Roti, a Caribbean food truck that serves roti, curry, jerk chicken, and other dishes inspired by her heritage. Holmes launched the food truck in 2018 after winning $10,000 on Chopped. She has since gained a loyal following and rave reviews for her food. She also caters for private events and festivals.
Moreover, Chef Rashida has worked as a sous chef at several restaurants in New York and Los Angeles, including The Breslin, The Spotted Pig, and Animal.
Rashida Holmes Chopped: All-American Showdown
Chef Rashida competes on “Chopped: All-American Showdown”, a special series of “Chopped” that premieres on July 18, 2023, at 8 pm ET on Food Network. The series features 16 chefs from different regions of the United States who had previously won on Chopped. Chef Rashida represented the West Coast region, where she faced off against other chefs for the grand prize of $50,000.
Catch Chopped: All-American Showdown Showdown on Food Network on Tuesdays at 8PM ET. You can also stream the show on
Chopped: All-American Showdown Cast
The cast members of Chopped: All American Showdown in 2023 are:
- Sara Hauman from Portland, Rashida Holmes from Los Angeles, Min Kim from Las Vegas and Hosea Rosenberg from Boulder; to make the West division team
- Lee Chizmar from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Shenarri Freeman from New York City, Elijah Milligan from Philadelphia, and Pepe Moncayo from Washington, D.C.; to make up the East Division team
- Omar Anani from Detroit, Andy Schumacher from Cedar Rapids, Karyn Tomlinson from St. Paul and Jill Vedaa from Lakewood; to make North division team
- Javier Becerra from Houston, Sara Bradley from Paducah, Kentucky, Scotley Innis from Atlanta and Austin Sumrall from Biloxi, Mississippi, making up the South division
Rashida Holmes Net Worth
Chef Rashida has an estimated net worth of $300K-$600K as of 2023. She earns most of her income from her food truck business, Bridgetown Roti, and her appearances on cooking TV shows. She appeared on Food Network’s Chopped and won $10,000, and also appeared on Chopped: All-American Showdown in 2023.
Chef Rashida is active on Instagram. Her Instagram handle is @honeycuttholmes, with over 2,800 followers as of July 2023.