|Roosevelt Pitt, JR
Publisher…Author…Director…Creative Designer…Health Trainer
Roosevelt Pitt is a twenty year veteran author, designer, publisher and entrepreneur. Pitt is co-creator/owner of Charles The Chef, Inc…an innovative company created to encourage children to develop healthy eating, exercise and lifestyle habits, in an effort to eradicate the child obesity epidemic in America and around the world. By bringing a kid friendly message of magic and wonder, “Charles the Chef” is designed to help children and parents alike learn to “Eat Better to Live Better”. Ultimately he hopes through “Charles the Chef” books, DVD's , games, workshops, puppet shows, etc. the we can make a significant difference.
Pitt owned his first comic book publishing company at age 22. He has been recognized for his accomplishments and excellence as a publisher by Newsweek, USA Today, Business North Carolina, Fox News and Entertainment Tonight. His experience in all aspects of advertising, promotions, direct mail, writing, talent management, creative development, design and publishing are used as he directs this multidimensional concept…“Charles the Chef” and “Purge” among numerous other characters in the super hero genre.
For over four years now, Pitt’s creative talent, publishing strength and entrepreneurial spirit has been directed as an advocate and expert in motivating children and parents around the country by teaching measurable core principles to improve eating habits. His crusade to encourage healthy lifestyles by instructing others to increase their food knowledge has been embraced by schools, health expos, non profit organizations and churches. He has written volumes of articles for printed and online publications demonstrating how parents can implant practices in their kids from birth to age five to avoid the traps of childhood obesity. His ongoing crusade also includes the creation of superhero characters of color to encourage reading, and self esteem building. Pitt has teamed with noted organizations such as the YWCA of Winston-Salem, Children’s International Obesity Foundation, BET Foundation, The Junior League of High Point, and Stokes Partnership for Children, the Work Family Resource Center and the Maya Angelo Research Center for Health Equity.
In addition Roosevelt brings his experience as a father of five young children from ages one to ten. He understands the parent’s plight when it comes to developing a child’s interest in eating healthy foods. Roosevelt has a wealth of knowledge as a publisher, researcher, motivational speaker and most importantly a parent who lives the experience daily. His goal is to help break the cycle by sharing with children the importance of eating healthy and being active without leaving out the fun.