How Dwyane Wade's Chef Created His NBA Diet | The Assist | GQ Sports


Richard Ingraham has been the personal chef to former Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade and actress Gabrielle Union since 2004. An athlete's diet is an important piece of the puzzle that has to fit perfectly with other essentials like training, practice and mental health. Learn how Richard took every aspect of Dwyane Wade's training into consideration and crafted the perfect diet to help elevate him to the upper echelons of the NBA.
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How Dwyane Wade's Chef Created His NBA Diet | The Assist | GQ Sports


  • Ugandi Smith
    Ugandi Smith6 dager siden

    More of these please helps out young athletes

  • Dante Burnett
    Dante BurnettMåned siden


  • Lucky Jackson 2020
    Lucky Jackson 2020Måned siden

    Sleepy Brown 🤔

  • Saneh
    SanehMåned siden

    Tommy actually had a job the whole time? Who knew. RIP

  • Nikhil Ramchandani
    Nikhil Ramchandani2 måneder siden

    My man getting paid nice with those glasses and chains!

  • basketlockerball
    basketlockerball2 måneder siden

    8:22 "I definitely feel that you can always continue to learn." Wise words

  • De'Ron Walker
    De'Ron Walker2 måneder siden

    That’s what happed started putting glitter in the food

    COURTNEY2 måneder siden

    This was so informative tbh

  • Alirog Sar
    Alirog Sar2 måneder siden

    Is this Zaya Wade?

  • rr
    rr2 måneder siden

    Inflammation is caused by sugars and carbohydrates, not by fat and fatty meats......

  • kbayj
    kbayj2 måneder siden

    Dam sleepy brown a cheif too.

  • YoungSway831


    2 måneder siden

    lmao underrated comment 😂

  • Unbreakzable
    Unbreakzable2 måneder siden

    love his attitude and ability to adapt

  • Josh Brooks
    Josh Brooks2 måneder siden

    Hope it’s not the same salad that his kids tossing because I’ll stick to PIZZA, a slice a day will keep the

  • troiyt
    troiyt2 måneder siden

    Do this dude got on a ruff ryder chain?

  • tongonwilson
    tongonwilson2 måneder siden

    kinda look like jason terry lol

  • George Finley
    George Finley2 måneder siden

    Respect to D Wade and his chef I wonder if LeBron has had a chef along with him as long

  • Cunnik K
    Cunnik K2 måneder siden

    The drip is real 🤩 people really disliking his glasses 👓

  • Ken Nyce
    Ken Nyce2 måneder siden

    life is for learning and this guy solidifies that saying. just can't take his glasses seriously though lol

  • octaviakf
    octaviakf2 måneder siden

    And we could see he was a fat boy during some of the runs after a while

  • Klay Anthony Clarke
    Klay Anthony Clarke2 måneder siden

    He got the Grant goggles on

  • Andre Ellington
    Andre Ellington2 måneder siden

    Let me save y’all some time. Those are Gucci glasses.... easily over $800 dollars

  • Golden Kamuy

    Golden Kamuy

    2 måneder siden

    Andre Ellington They are 450

  • Andy Lee
    Andy Lee2 måneder siden

    "I'm a serious chef so let me wear the most ridiculous pair of glasses on earth"

  • Grammar Police -
    Grammar Police -2 måneder siden

    Worst first husband in history of black celebrities EVER!

  • JackJack Thompson
    JackJack Thompson2 måneder siden

    So this guy basically has the NBA star lifestyle without the job! 😂 i wonder if he keeps Mrs Wade “safe” too.. 🙄🙄

  • Chamberlain Achilihu
    Chamberlain Achilihu2 måneder siden

    This dude really understand the science of body nutrient n diet

  • Chamberlain Achilihu
    Chamberlain Achilihu2 måneder siden

    Bro ur food look amazing, so yo my n meyom. I wish ur in texas so u can make me some I pay

  • Fresh Nation
    Fresh Nation2 måneder siden

    Post-basketball migraines hit different 😖

    CHEF CHAMPION KITCHEN2 måneder siden

    Chef Champion LIKE, SHARE & SUBSCRIBE

  • James Ber
    James Ber2 måneder siden

    I wonder what Oliver Miller's personal chef prepared for him.

  • James Ber
    James Ber2 måneder siden

    His glasses also don't contain any gluten.

  • littleclay
    littleclay2 måneder siden

    ... old saying, "you are what you eat" wanna be a double jelly roll ?? drink as much water as possible

  • VinCentral - Brawl Stars
    VinCentral - Brawl Stars2 måneder siden

    i like this guy a lot

  • VinCentral - Brawl Stars
    VinCentral - Brawl Stars2 måneder siden

    "when i first started with dwyane"

  • dwayne malloy
    dwayne malloy2 måneder siden

    What’s chef name

  • Thanos D'great
    Thanos D'great2 måneder siden

    After retirement Gabrielle Union says Dwyane Wade thought gallon of milk cost $20

  • Theo Irving
    Theo Irving2 måneder siden

    Nice glasses

  • Theo Irving
    Theo Irving2 måneder siden

    We need Lebron and Brady’s chef.

  • Gary Vincent Dela Cruz
    Gary Vincent Dela Cruz2 måneder siden

    I wonder how much he got payed. $$$ looks like he getting big time bucks!

  • John Odoom
    John Odoom2 måneder siden

    Zion needs to hit up a chef lol

  • NC 24

    NC 24

    17 dager siden

    This didn’t age well...

  • Fred D.

    Fred D.

    2 måneder siden

    Lee’s Ollie 😂😂😂😂😂

  • Kinghulk21
    Kinghulk212 måneder siden


  • The Snoëy Lifestyle
    The Snoëy Lifestyle2 måneder siden

    This is kinda outta the way... but, is the sunglasses one with his nose like Mr. Potato? @2:55

  • Yuan Yao
    Yuan Yao2 måneder siden

    these in-depth interviews r gold. keep it up!

  • Anton Slizzardhands
    Anton Slizzardhands2 måneder siden

    Considering that Dwyane Wade is the greatest professional athlete to play in Florida, this chef knows what he is doing.

  • B G
    B G2 måneder siden

    So he's the one who robbed Kim Kardashian

  • MMM
    MMM2 måneder siden

    Lebron got a female as a chef lol

  • Sam Martin - Peak Performance
    Sam Martin - Peak Performance2 måneder siden

    man's eyes aren't gettin hurt by chopping onions with those glasses

  • james blackburn
    james blackburn2 måneder siden

    Joe Burrow said the first thing he was doing with his money is getting a Chef. Pretty much the sign that you've made it life

  • Kobe Lewis
    Kobe Lewis2 måneder siden

    Do Tim Grover training with D Wade

  • Abe McGee
    Abe McGee2 måneder siden

    very dedicated chef. I wonder how much Wade pays the man?

  • Somebody
    Somebody2 måneder siden

    These type of videos are fire. (also wtf are those glasses)

  • Shawn
    Shawn2 måneder siden

    This dude is more than a chef he's an intellectual and a natural protector, so dope

  • Wyatt Cannon
    Wyatt Cannon2 måneder siden

    Do shaq

  • Rodney Fosdick
    Rodney Fosdick2 måneder siden

    Idc what brand or how much those glasses cost u couldn’t catch me w those on ever

  • dy120481
    dy1204812 måneder siden

    There's nothing more embarrassing than an idiot trying to sound intelligent 🤦🏻‍♂️.

  • Alex Bedolla
    Alex Bedolla2 måneder siden

    This guy hurt his career. I hate how he thinks he helped him. Bosh and Bron said it best, "his whole career all he ate was chicken. He needs to add more for his health"

  • Calvin de Leon

    Calvin de Leon

    2 måneder siden


  • Delano Green
    Delano Green2 måneder siden

    Oh, snap! Tommy doesn't have a job.

  • icas80
    icas802 måneder siden

    I don't know how he gets through such oppression. So strong.

  • jerrybronham
    jerrybronham2 måneder siden

    kobe better not even close

  • jerrybronham


    2 måneder siden

    @Krabby Krabby i'm your father, boy

  • Krabby Krabby

    Krabby Krabby

    2 måneder siden

    Are you 9

  • Krabby Krabby

    Krabby Krabby

    2 måneder siden


  • korie lucious
    korie lucious2 måneder siden

    that is amazing !

  • Daniil J. McDonald
    Daniil J. McDonald2 måneder siden

    A chef without a ego. I’m flabbergasted

  • Mike Turns

    Mike Turns

    2 måneder siden

    There are a ton of chefs and cooks without ego... it’s just that a lot celebrity chefs come off as assholes because of their massive egos. We aren’t all the same 🧑🏿‍🍳

  • Krabby Krabby

    Krabby Krabby

    2 måneder siden

    @Daniil J. McDonald ngl I read your msg wrong

  • Daniil J. McDonald

    Daniil J. McDonald

    2 måneder siden

    Krabby Krabby just stfu

  • Certified Chaos
    Certified Chaos2 måneder siden

    That 08-09 dwade

  • Bigg Juntao’
    Bigg Juntao’2 måneder siden

    I wonder how much he charge, could use his help on my journey🤔

  • Ollie Shapland
    Ollie Shapland2 måneder siden

    I want to see SHAQs chef. They must of been feeding him 8 meals a day😬

  • Edvards Freimanis

    Edvards Freimanis

    2 måneder siden

    Look up "What it takes to feed NBA giant Shaq" on youtube. Its a video about this exact topic.

  • Fayssal Saleh
    Fayssal Saleh2 måneder siden

    GQ please send him a mic next time so my ears aren’t getting pierced thanks

  • GYoloMac15
    GYoloMac152 måneder siden

    Chef Ingram was my favorite teacher man I'm glad to see him out here stuntin

  • Quincy Casey
    Quincy Casey2 måneder siden

    His fuckin glasses tho lol

  • Krabby Krabby

    Krabby Krabby

    2 måneder siden

    Clean imo

  • Sincere living
    Sincere living2 måneder siden

    Of course in a “LARGER PORTION “ then a regular person would think of!! He literally burned so many calories that he DISHED out in sweat / cardio that he had taken in !!! Moral of the story this won’t EQUATE TO U

  • Harvey Harv23
    Harvey Harv232 måneder siden

    Haha, my high school culinary art teacher. The man can really cook for real for real! Shout out Mr. Ingram ✊🏼

  • Octopus 8

    Octopus 8

    2 måneder siden

    You sure it was your HS teacher? I mean you spelled his name wrong

  • Mingyuan Jing
    Mingyuan Jing2 måneder siden

    Why do I feel like eating an orange so bad

  • Chris tran
    Chris tran2 måneder siden

    Those glasses looks expensive

  • JP
    JP2 måneder siden

    Chef needs his own NOlocal channel !

  • King Swish
    King Swish2 måneder siden

    There are athletes who really think that eating fried chicken and McDonald's gave them their contracts? That's ridiculous. Btw, there is a docu on Netflix I think it's name was "The Game changers". It's about a former UFC Fighter and sports nutrition. It blew my mind completely. Just watch it, you won't regret it

  • Elwood Augustin

    Elwood Augustin

    2 måneder siden

    He worded it wrong i think he was trying to say that athletes who make it in the league basically ate what they want fried food snacks junk food & still made it to the league with bad eating habits so why stop now? But then they realize it's better to eat more healthy in the long run 4 their career

  • Krabby Krabby

    Krabby Krabby

    2 måneder siden

    @Lie am 💯, take everything with a grain of salt and do your own research.

  • Lie am

    Lie am

    2 måneder siden

    Watch it with some critical thinking in mind, some of the 'science' they show is anecdotal and questionable at best

  • Krabby Krabby

    Krabby Krabby

    2 måneder siden

    Thanks for the suggestion

  • Eusebius Conrad Cuevas
    Eusebius Conrad Cuevas2 måneder siden

    i like that he says he works with the team of trainers and coaches

  • Eusebius Conrad Cuevas
    Eusebius Conrad Cuevas2 måneder siden

    u throwing his gatorade ads under the bus chef. shhhh haha

  • adunare
    adunare2 måneder siden

    Cant take my eyes of his glasses.

  • Harry li
    Harry li2 måneder siden

    Gq is you are readin this comment. Pls make more the assist videos they are the best vids ever and they get tons of views

  • True Journey
    True Journey2 måneder siden

    He look like sleepy brown

  • The GOAT

    The GOAT

    2 måneder siden

    i like the way u move

  • walt350z
    walt350z2 måneder siden

    More videos like this GQ!

  • Pablo Espinosa
    Pablo Espinosa2 måneder siden

    Loved this videos but that audio was awful

  • tek buddy
    tek buddy2 måneder siden

    obviously not good enough with all his injuries

  • Calvin de Leon

    Calvin de Leon

    2 måneder siden

    Wade's play style got more to do with his injuries than his food lmao... You see him constantly falling to the ground even as he got older.

  • Krabby Krabby

    Krabby Krabby

    2 måneder siden

    That's your takeaway 🤦‍♂️

  • Liam


    2 måneder siden

    Well you gotta remember he’s gotten all those injuries because he played pretty recklessly for most of the game

  • j.jordan.s
    j.jordan.s2 måneder siden

    I love thiese videos

  • Blosser99
    Blosser992 måneder siden

    Lebron James without the hair

  • Calvin de Leon

    Calvin de Leon

    2 måneder siden


  • All Might
    All Might2 måneder siden

    More of these please helps out young athletes

  • Easy Way
    Easy Way2 måneder siden

    Great video. Nutrition is very important for athletes of all levels in any sport. Doesn’t matter if it’s high school or professional, your diet will determine your performance.

  • R S
    R S2 måneder siden

    Anyone else find it weird when he said he would stay late at D Wade's house to make sure the fam is safe? 🤣 Here's some entangled noodles Gabriella

  • R S
    R S2 måneder siden

    I wish I had a private chef 😅 I'm loving this content tho

  • Gary Vincent Dela Cruz

    Gary Vincent Dela Cruz

    2 måneder siden

    if you're getting 10 Million a year, why not? :-)

  • TC747
    TC7472 måneder siden

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  • krunkas3
    krunkas32 måneder siden

    What makes a person put that thing on their head 🤦

  • Arqum Abdullah
    Arqum Abdullah2 måneder siden

    Took me the whole video to realize that’s not glare on the glasses 😂

  • Hugh Janus

    Hugh Janus

    2 måneder siden


  • Raul D.M.
    Raul D.M.2 måneder siden

    Lower down the music

  • Mack stacks
    Mack stacks2 måneder siden

    So much good details in this vid. Great watch. Seems like a nice guy

  • Ryan Vega
    Ryan Vega2 måneder siden

    When I was in culinary school he came and judged my food...he said my shrimp and grits were cold, I forgot to heat up the plate smh

  • Nick Bullock

    Nick Bullock

    2 måneder siden

    @Ryan Vega thanks

  • TheQsanity


    2 måneder siden

    @Ryan Vega I do the microwave my plate too haha. My mom uses the stove to keep the plate hot

  • Orvyx


    2 måneder siden

    @Ryan Vega 🤣🤣🤣

  • Ryan Vega

    Ryan Vega

    2 måneder siden

    Nick Bullock if your plate is microwave safe you can microwave them 1-3 minutes on high, or you can run hot water over your plates, run them through the dish washer, or hold your plates in a plate warmer or oven on low.

  • Nick Bullock

    Nick Bullock

    2 måneder siden

    How do you heat a plate?

  • Kai Fly
    Kai Fly2 måneder siden

    My dudes glasses tho 😳

  • Devon Messinger
    Devon Messinger2 måneder siden

    Love learning what goes on behind the scenes with athletes!

  • Alex Kanyima

    Alex Kanyima

    2 måneder siden

    If you wants to be consistent do it healthy

  • Amal Omer
    Amal Omer2 måneder siden

    Agreed, keep it coming. Really liked this video and the chef’s humility. Cool to see the chef has been with DWade throughout his career.

  • Adrian Lazaro

    Adrian Lazaro

    2 måneder siden

    I need nothing

  • Sufyaan Virani
    Sufyaan Virani2 måneder siden

    Dwyane was known for eating opponents hearts as well

  • Lilshaan


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  • Josh
    Josh2 måneder siden

    Now do Kendrick Perkin’s chef and diet

  • Graham Williams

    Graham Williams

    2 måneder siden

    Eric Snow

  • Michael P

    Michael P

    2 måneder siden

    Javale McGee

  • ozone760


    2 måneder siden

    Brandon Ingram

  • The GOAT

    The GOAT

    2 måneder siden

    Charles Barkley

  • Sanj B

    Sanj B

    2 måneder siden

    You would have to call mcdonalds

  • Rico McCard
    Rico McCard2 måneder siden

    Bro what are those on his face😂😂😂😂😂

  • Om Arvind
    Om Arvind2 måneder siden

    Always love to listen to people explain their process when so much thought and care goes into it. I don't know when GQ started these interviews, but it's by far their best content.

  • Kanye Westbrook
    Kanye Westbrook2 måneder siden

    D Wade a legend, but I ain't gon ever forget that he needed a wheelchair for a shoulder injury.

  • 2010raquan


    2 måneder siden

    when u walk, your shoulders also move as well. so it's understandable why he used a wheelchair.