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 IngredientS Cook-Offs:

New for 2018 - MORE 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

BLAKE LORD-WITTIG
De La Terre

VS.
TBD
2:00pm - 3:00pm - Cook Off!!

JAMIE PENSE
Casa Mia Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria (Uber Eats)
3:00pm - 4:00pm - Chef Demo

JAMIE PENSE
Casa Mia Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria (Uber Eats)
VS.
TBD
4:00pm - 5:00pm - Cook Off!!

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

AURA MAE
Kitchen Beautician

VS.
TBD
6:00pm - 7:00pm - Cook Off!!

SHAWN TIBBITTS
Tibbitts@FernHill
7:00pm - 8:00pm - Chef Demo

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 23

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

TA' ANI MA' AME
Boathouse 19
VS.
TBD
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.
TBD
5:00pm - 6:00pm - Cook Off!!

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

TBD
VS.
TBD
7:00pm - 8:00pm - Cook Off!!

 

 

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.
TBD
1:00pm - 2:00pm - Cook Off!!

GUEST CHEF HUDSON SLATER
Task Force Brewing
2:00pm - 3:00pm - Chef Demo

GUEST CHEF HUDSON SLATER
Task Force Brewing
VS.
SAFFRON HODGSON
BushCooking.com

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

TBD
4:00pm - 5:00pm - Chef Demo

TBD
VS.
TBD
5:00pm - 6:00pm - Cook Off!!

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

 

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