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 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 Cook-Offs:

Who will be named The Taste 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! 2018 Lineup:

FRIDAY, JUNE 22

HUDSON SLATER
Tacoma Yacht Club
12:00pm - 1:00pm - Chef Demo

JEFF PRATT + CULINARY STUDENT
Goodwill's Neighborhood Bistro 
1:00pm- 2:00pm - Chef Demo

WARNESSA VICTORIAN
Lizzie Lou's Too - (Uber Eats)
VS.
SAM MARDIS
Chambers Bay Grill
2:00pm - 3:00pm - Cook Off!!

JO SOEUNG
Garden Grille and Bar, Hilton
3:00pm - 4:00pm - Chef Demo

SHAWN TIBBITTS
Tibbitts@FernHill
VS.
SAM MARDIS
Chambers Bay Grill

4:00pm - 5:00pm - Cook Off!!

AURA MAE
Kitchen Beautician
5:00pm- 6:00pm - Chef Demo

AURA MAE
Kitchen Beautician

VS.
SHAWN TIBBITTS
Tibbitts@FernHill

6:00pm - 7:00pm - Cook Off!!

SHAWN TIBBITTS (Guest Host)
Tibbitts@FernHill
7:00pm - 8:00pm - Chef Demo

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 23

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

TA' ANI MA' AMA
Boathouse 19
VS.
DEREK BRAY
The Table Tacoma
1:00pm -2:00pm - Cook Off!!

JON MALEY
ChucH Restaurant
2:00pm - 3:00pm - Chef Demo

JON MALEY
ChucH Restaurant

VS.
HUDSON SLATER
Tacoma Yacht Club
3:00pm - 4:00pm - Cook Off!!

JACOB KEIL
WildFin American Grill (Uber Eats)
4:00pm - 5:00pm - Chef Demo

JACOB KEIL
WildFin American Grill (Uber Eats)
VS.
DEREK BRAY
The Table Tacoma

5:00pm - 6:00pm - Cook Off!!

HUDSON SLATER
Tacoma Yacht Club
6:00pm - 7:00pm - Chef Demo

SHAWN TIBBITTS (Guest Host)
Tibbitts@FernHill
7:00pm - 8:00pm - Chef Demo
 

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 24

WARNESSA VICTORIAN
Lizzie Lou's Too - (Uber Eats)
12:00pm - 1:00pm - Chef Demo

WARNESSA VICTORIAN
Lizzie Lou's Too (Uber Eats)
VS.
KRISTIAN ZELAYA
The Table Tacoma
1:00pm - 2:00pm - Cook Off!!

HUDSON SLATER
Tacoma Yacht Club
2:00pm - 3:00pm - Chef Demo

HUDSON SLATER
Tacoma Yacht Club
VS.
SAFFRON HODGSON
BushCooking.com

3:00pm - 4:00pm - Cook Off!!

DEREK BRAY
The Table Tacoma
4:00pm - 5:00pm - Chef Demo

DEREK BRAY
The Table Tacoma
VS.
SHAWN TIBBITTS
Tibbitts@FernHill
5:00pm - 6:00pm - Cook Off!!

SAFFRON HODGSON
BushCooking.com
6:00pm - 7:00pm - Chef Demo

 

The Taste Cooks! 2018 Photo Gallery HERE!

All images courtesy of Jennifer Forsmann

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