New York, NEW YORK and Oakville, ONTARIO (April 11, 2023) — The MuscleTech® brand (www.muscletech.com) has officially announced the signing of Andre Rush, a former U.S. Army® Master Sergeant, Mental Health advocate, star of Kitchen Commando on Tubi, author of best selling book “Call Me Chef Dammit” (a memoir) and a White House chef for four different administrations (President Clinton, President Bush, President Obama and President Trump).
Well-known for his large biceps, muscular physique and a fitness routine that includes 2,222 push-ups each day, Rush will be a key figure for MuscleTech® at events, in marketing, through media and on social platforms through 2025, including on the brand’s pre-workout, protein and creatine products. Rush made his debut as a brand ambassador at the 2023 Arnolds Classic® in Columbus, Ohio.
“I am so excited to team up with a MuscleTech® brand that shares my ambition to help people become the best version of themselves,” Rush said. “Everyone involved with MuscleTech® has a true passion and commitment for what they do on a daily basis – from its employees to the brand’s most avid fans, and even casual users looking for the right supplement to power their next goal. I want to help motivate and empower their drive, ultimately helping to realize what they’re striving for.”
Originally from a different Columbus - Columbus, Mississippi - Rush played running back at Lee High School, a track star as well. Following high school, he enlisted in active duty in the U.S. Army®, and has been deployed several times, serving as a trainer for hand-to-hand combat for more than 1,000 cadets, airmen, soldiers, marines and civilians, and training more than 10,000 troops in the art of culinary services. Chef Rush holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Trident University and an Associate degree in Hotel Restaurant Management from Central Texas College® and Bachelor of Arts in Culinary at Stafford University.
His experience and roles in the military put him in a position to work at the White House. Starting under President Clinton, a job he would hold through four administrations – Clinton, Bush, Obama, and Trump. In addition to plating dishes and planning meals for some of the world’s most prominent and powerful people. While serving In the Pentagon, he would find himself in the building as America found itself under attack on September 11, 2001.
“The diversity of Chef Rush’s background and experiences hit at the core of everything MuscleTech® products stand for,” says Iovate Associate Director, MuscleTech, Scott Welch.
“MuscleTech® products inspire active people, fitness enthusiasts and elite athletes to grow stronger together. And Chef Rush is someone who brings people together, whether that’s in the gym, over a meal, or through his tireless philanthropic efforts.”
Currently, Chef Rush has found a newfound passion in reality TV, with his new show Kitchen Commando on Tubi. The series allows Rush to bring his military experience and expertise to restaurants across America, taking up the mission to save the struggling service industry.
His passion for food is only matched by his desire to help military members battle their innermost demons. His famed 2,222 push-ups each day (5 days a week) pays tribute and raises awareness to the approximately 22 military veterans who unfortunately commit suicide each day. But a bigger message of mental health everywhere through fitness, food, and togetherness.
Since October 1, 1995, MuscleTech® has fueled bodybuilders and other athletes who want to raise the bar, helping to optimize human performance. MuscleTech® supplements are made with the highest quality ingredients in the world, and the brand is dedicated to continuously researching, developing, patenting, producing and globally marketing the most effective sports supplements to help people achieve their personal fitness goals.
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