Local Area Chefs. Mystery Ingredients Chef Battles. Cooking Demos!

The Taste Cooks! Presented by Albert Lee Appliance

RETURN 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 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 in the heart of restaurant row at the festival and is 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 IngredientS CHEF BATTLES:

Who will be named The Taste Cooks! Master? Chefs will go head-to-head in a mystery ingredient chef battle! For the battle, 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! 2019 Chef Lineup

FRIDAY, JUNE 21

HUDSON SLATER
Asado Cucina
VS.
NICHOLAS BOTTOMLEY
The Fig & The Judge
12:30pm - 1:30pm - Chef Cook-Off!

SADIE SUSKIND
MasterChef Junior Semifinalist 2019

1:45pm- 2:45pm - Junior Chef Demo

NICHOLAS BOTTOMELY
The Fig & The Judge
VS.
JACOB HOWELL
En Rama Tacoma
3:00pm - 4:00pm - Chef Cook-Off!

SHAWN TIBBITTS
Tibbitts@FernHill
VS.
JACOB HOWELL
En Rama Tacoma
4:15pm - 5:15pm - Chef Cook-Off!

JAN PARKER
Jan Parker Cookery
5:30pm - 6:30pm - Chef Demo

JAN PARKER
Jan Parker Cookery
VS.
JUSTIN LEE
Vista Prime Steaks & Seafood
6:30pm- 7:30pm - Chef Cook-Off!

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 22

JON MALEY
ChucH
VS.
HUDSON SLATER
Asado Cucina
12:30pm - 1:30pm -Chef Cook-Off!

BRITTANY ERWIN
Cooks Tavern
1:45pm -2:45pm - Chef Demo

KRIS BLONDIN
Devour
VS.
JON MALEY
ChucH
3:00pm - 4:00pm - Chef Cook-Off!

JON MALEY
ChucH
4:15pm - 5:15pm - Chef Demo

SAFFRON HODGSON
Bushcooking.com
VS.
JUSTIN LEE
Vista Prime Steaks & Seafood
5:30pm - 6:30pm - Chef Cook-Off!

SHAWN TIBBITTS
Tibbitts@FernHill
VS.
WARNESSA VICTORIAN
Lizzie Lou’s Comfort Food
6:30pm - 7:30pm -Chef Cook-Off!

SUNDAY, JUNE 23

JACOB HOWELL
En Rama Tacoma
VS.
SHAWN TIBBITTS
Tibbitts@FernHill
12:30pm - 1:30pm - Chef Cook-Off!

AURA MAE
Kitchen Beautician
1:45pm - 2:45pm - Chef Demo

KRIS BLONDIN
Devour
VS.
AURA MAE
Kitchen Beautician
3:00pm - 4:00pm - Chef Cook-Off!

SHAWN TIBBITTS
Tibbitts@FernHill
VS.
SAFFRON HODGSON
BushCooking.com
4:00pm - 5:00pm - Chef Cook-Off!

HUDSON SLATER
Asado Cucina
5:00pm - 6:00pm - Chef Demo

JUSTIN LEE
Vista Prime Steaks & Seafood
VS.
SHAWN TIBBITTS
Tibbitts@FernHill
6:15pm - 7:15pm - Chef Cook-Off!

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN COOKING ON THE TASTE COOKS! STAGE? WE STILL HAVE A FEW SPOTS REMAINING AS PER THE ABOVE SCHEDULE. PLEASE COMPLETE THE TASTE COOKS! CHEF APPLICATION TO BE CONSIDERED.

The Taste Cooks! 2018 Photo Gallery HERE!

All images courtesy of Jennifer Forsmann

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