The Northwest Food Show is pleased to announce the celebrity chefs who will be headlining the NEW Chef’s Stage at the show.
Scroll down for pics and bios of this year’s celebrity chefs. Please stay tuned for more info, schedules, and our full lineup.
Celebrity chef Rick Bayless, the 2016 Julia Child Foundation Award Winner, will be speaking and cooking at this year’s show
Most people know Rick Bayless from winning the title of Bravo’s Top Chef Masters, beating out the French and Italian with his authentic Mexican cuisine. His highly rated Public Television series, Mexico–One Plate at a Time, is broadcast coast to coast and has earned him multiple Daytime Emmy nominations for Best Culinary Host.
GREG DENTON & GABRIELLE QUIÑÓNEZ DENTON
These two James Beard Award Winning Chefs from Portland’s own Ox Restaurant and SuperBite will be speaking and cooking at this year’s show
Both Greg and Gabrielle graduated from culinary school with honors, Greg in 1996 from The Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York and Gabrielle in 1999 from the California Culinary Academy in San Francisco.
Together, the two chefs opened Ox Restaurant in April of 2012 and SuperBite in April of 2016 in Portland, Oregon.
Chef/owner of Michelin starred Pok Pok NY will be speaking and cooking at this year’s show
Andy Ricker is the chef/owner of Michelin starred Pok Pok Ny in Red Hook, Brooklyn as well as 5 other restaurants in Portland. He first visited Thailand as a backpacker in 1987. Since then, he has spent several months each year traveling, eating, cooking and studying the food culture in Thailand and neighboring countries.