Sheldon was born in Hilo, on the Massive Island of Hawaii, and purchased his love for cooking from his household’s love of cooking and entertaining. Sheldon attended Maui Culinary Academy and labored in numerous eating places on Maui earlier than competing in seasons 10 and 14 of Bravo’s hit competitors cooking present “High Chef,” profitable Fan Favourite each instances. In 2016, Sheldon opened his first solo restaurant, Tin Roof, the place he serves up native dishes in take-out bowls. In fall 2018, Sheldon opened Lineage, his second solo restaurant and full service idea delighting visitors with conventional native Hawaii fare in Wailea, Maui. In 2019, Lineage was named a James Beard Award semifinalist for “Greatest New Restaurant.” In 2020, Sheldon left Lineage to deal with writing his first cookbook, Prepare dinner Actual Hawai’i, which simply got here out within the Spring of 2021 from Clarkson Potter. Sheldon resides in Maui along with his spouse Janice and their 4 kids.