Local Chefs Perform Cooking Demos on Stage!

The Taste Cooks! Presented by Uber Eats and Albert Lee Appliance

NEW HOST THIERRY RAUTUREAU!!!

The Taste Cooks! is hosted by Thierry Rautureau aka 'The Chef in the Hat'

The Taste Cooks! is hosted by
Thierry Rautureau aka 'The Chef in the Hat'

Do you love watching cooking shows on TV? Well, The Taste Cooks! presented by Uber Eats and Albert Lee Appliance brings that kind of fun & excitement to a live stage featuring a selection of Tacoma and the Greater Seattle area's finest chefs. The Taste Cooks!  is located at the north end of the festival and hosted by Thierry Rautureau aka 'The Chef in the Hat.' 

Cooking Demos:

Each day local chefs will perform cooking demonstrations of some of their favorite dishes and guests will have the opportunity to get a copy of recipe to try at home!   All demonstrations will be done on a fully-equipped stage provided by Albert Lee Appliance. Thank you to Charlie's Produce for a generous donation of fresh produce for The Taste Cooks! 

Mystery Ingredient Cook-Offs:

New for 2018 - MORE COOK-OFFS!!!  Who will be named The Bite Cooks! Master? Local Chefs will go head to head in a mystery ingredient cook-offs! For the cook-offs, chefs will be given 3 mystery ingredients, a small pantry of basic cooking staples and only 30 minutes to make their dish.
Then, it will be up to the audience to judge the chef's final
entrée to determine the winner!

The Taste Cooks! 2017 Lineup:

FRIDAY, JUNE 23

KELLY WILSON
Rhein Haus Tacoma
12:00pm - 1:00pm - Chef Demo

DEREK BRAY
The Table 
VS.

KELLY WILSON
Rhein Haus Tacoma
1:00pm- 2:00pm - Cook Off!!

JON MALEY
ChūcH
2:00pm - 3:00pm - Chef Demo

DEREK BRAY
The Table 
3:00pm - 4:00pm - Chef Demo

JON MALEY
ChūcH
VS.
JAMES BACHER
The Valley
4:00pm - 5:00pm - Cook Off!!

JAMES BACHER
The Valley
5:00pm- 6:00pm - Chef Demo

HUDSON SLATER
Tacoma Yacht Club

6:00pm - 7:00pm - Chef Demo

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 24

TA' ANI MA' AME
Boathouse 19
12:00pm - 1:00PM - Chef Demo

TA' ANI MA' AME
Boathouse 19
VS.
SAFFRON HODGSON
BushCooking.com
1:00pm -2:00pm - Cook Off!!

JUSTIN MEVS
Lobster Shop

2:00pm - 3:00pm - Chef Demo

AURA MAE
Kitchen Beautician
3:00pm - 4:00pm - Chef Demo

JAMES BACHER
The Valley
VS.
AURA MAE
Kitchen Beautician
4:00pm - 5:00pm - Cook Off!!

SAFFRON HODGSON
BushCooking.com
5:00pm - 6:00pm - Chef Demo

ABIGAIL BARDWELL
Happy Belly

6:00pm - 7:00pm - Chef Demo

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 25

AURA MAE
Kitchen Beautician
12:00pm - 1:00pm - Chef Demo

JACOB KEIL
Wildfin American Grill

1:00pm - 2:00pm - Chef Demo

CHRIS LEWIS
Bar Bistro

VS.
ABIGAIL BARDWELL
Happy Belly

2:00pm - 3:00pm - Cook Off!!

JAMES BACHER
The Valley
3:00pm - 4:00pm - Chef Demo

HUDSON SLATER
Tacoma Yacht Club

 VS.
ANESSA McCLENDON
Good Taste Unlimited
4:00pm - 5:00pm - Cook Off!!

WESLEY MCLAIN
Indo Asian Street Eatery

5:00pm - 6:00pm - Chef Demo

 

PRESENTED BY:

 
 
 
 

MEDIA PARTNERS: