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Fire Up The Grill For The West Coast BBQ Classic

Jennifer Havenner | Posted 05.05.2016 | Los Angeles
Jennifer Havenner

Nothing says Spring like the scent of BBQ in the air. This coming Saturday, May 14th, the Queen Mary is hosting the 5th Annual West Coast BBQ Classic, featuring both expert and amateur grillers, all of whom are competing for the title of West Coast BBQ Pitmaster Champion.

Joe Satran

The UK's Most Popular TV Show Is ... A Baking Competition? | Joe Satran | Posted 11.14.2014 | Taste

It's as heartwarming and comforting as a batch of cookies baked by your grandmother.

Reality TV Cooking Competitions, In Order

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 10.30.2013 | Taste

Will your favorite make the cut?

How A Reality Cooking Show Helped Me Find My True Talent

Lisa K. Friedman | Posted 01.13.2013 | Fifty
Lisa K. Friedman

I am not "the best" at anything. I can do a few things adequately. I can drive a 5-speed on the steepest hills in San Francisco. I can captain a sailboat. I can do a back handspring (at least, I used to be able to do this). But that's hardly "the best."

WATCH: Chef Carla Hall Mentors Young Chefs In Online Cooking Competition

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 09.18.2012 | Black Voices

Despite her prowess in the kitchen, chef Carla Hall says she was a late bloomer when it came to cooking. The "Top Chef" alum and co-host of ABC's "The...

'MasterChef': Fire In The Kitchen, 2 Sent Packing

Posted 06.13.2012 | TV

With the contestants finally selected, "MasterChef" (Tue., 9 p.m. ET on Fox) finally got under way. And it all started with a fire. Does that mean it'...

Local Chef To Compete On 'Chopped'

Posted 04.10.2012 | DC

Arlington, Va.-based chef David Guas, who opened Bayou Bakery in 2010, will test his kitchen skills while competing on the Food Network's "Chopped" on...

Coach Sizes Up Competition At Olympics Of Food

Gavin Kaysen | Posted 06.02.2012 | Home
Gavin Kaysen

Gavin Kaysen is the head coach of the 2013 Bocuse d'Or U.S.A. team and represented the U.S. as a competitor in the 2007 Bocuse d'Or. The Bocuse d'Or, ...

The Real Top Chefs: The Importance Of Cooking Competitions

Andrew_Friedman | Posted 04.20.2012 | Home

When most purists talk about "real" cooking competitions, they mean the Culinary Olympics, the Bocuse d'Or, or lesser known contests organized by national foundations such as the American Culinary Federation.

High School Students Cook For Culinary Scholarships

Simon McCormack | Posted 06.12.2011 | New York

Nineteen high school students face the pressure of a five-star restaurant on a Saturday night in New York City, as each competes for up to $500,000 in...