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Celebrity Chef & Mixology Demos

Successful foodservice professionals never stop learning. Join us at various stages across the Show floor as industry experts demonstrate their techniques and share their stories.

These incredible chefs and mixologists signed on to demonstrate their skills, share their stories, and serve up helpful tips at this year’s event. Check back to find out who you’ll see at the 2021 Show!

Celebrity Chefs

Rick
Bayless

Award-Winning Chef & Author

Anne
Burrell

Chef, Author, & Host of Food Network's Worst Cooks In America

Carlos
Gaytán

Chef, Owner

Stephanie
Izard

Chef | Owner, Creator, Author

Jamika
Pessoa

Chef, Host of Food Network's Let's Eat!

Chris
Sayegh

Chef

Barton
Seaver

Chef, Sustainable Seafood Expert

Greg
Wade

Chef

Andrew
Zimmern

Four-time James Beard award-winning TV personality, chef, writer, teacher and social justice advocate

Spirit Masters

Tony
Abou-Ganim

Spirit Master

Kelly
Dawson

Spirit Master

Eddie
DiDonato

Spirit Master

Natasha
Mesa

Spirit Master

Steve
Palmer

Spirit Master

Will
Patton

Spirit Master

Book Signings

Join your favorite chef after their demo for a book signing. Books may be purchased prior to or during the signing at the National Restaurant Association Show Bookstore located in the Grand Concourse, Level 2.5, or they may be brought from home.

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