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Celebrity Chef Lineup Announced for the 2022 State Fair of Texas

The State Fair of Texas is thrilled to announce the lineup for the 2022 Celebrity Chef Kitchen sponsored by Cutco. The demonstrations feature a collection of the most talented chefs across the country–from cowboy chefs to barbecue bosses and everything in between. This ongoing FREE series is perfect for all the foodies who want to get a taste of Texas! This is a true melting pot of culinary artists, including Michelin Star restauranteurs, celebrity chefs, and cookbook kings and queens.

These gifted chefs will also give kitchen tips, answer questions, and share samples with the audience, all while preparing their favorite dishes. Join us at the Creative Arts Building to view demonstrations from nearly 100 local, regional, and national kitchen masters. Fairgoers can treat their taste buds and enjoy these free demonstrations all 24 days of the Fair.

The Celebrity Chef Kitchen has acquired talent that has been featured on national programs, including MasterChef and Chopped. Some chefs have even been featured as celebrity judges in our very own Big Tex Choice Awards.

See below for the full schedule of chefs performing at the Celebrity Chef Kitchen in the Creative Arts building. The 2022 State Fair of Texas opens on Friday, September 30, and will run through Sunday, October 23, 2022. Head to BigTex.com for more information.

2022 State Fair of Texas Celebrity Chef Kitchen Lineup

Date of Performance

Time

Chef

Restaurant

Friday, September 30

11:00 a.m.

Katrina Warner & Allison Hodges

Tarrant County College

Friday, September 30

12:30 p.m.

Janice Provost

Parigi

Friday, September 30

2:30 p.m.

Sharon Van Meter

Beckley 1115

Friday, September 30

4:30 p.m.

Uno Immanivong

Red Stix

Saturday, October 1

11:00 a.m.

Scott Syptak

Syptak Cooking Concepts & Consulting

Saturday, October 1

12:30 p.m.

Meika Johnson

Chef Mimi J

Saturday, October 1

2:30 p.m.

Lance McWhorter

Culture ETX

Saturday, October 1

4:30 p.m.

James McGee

O.G. Vegan

Sunday, October 2

11:00 a.m.

Mike Newton

Newton’s Saddlerack

Sunday, October 2

12:30 p.m.

Aaron Staudenmaeir

District

Sunday, October 2

2:30 p.m.

Julia Dunaway

Chef Julia

Sunday, October 2

4:30 p.m.

Racene Mendoza

Reverie Bakeshop / Blue Ribbon Group

Monday, October 3

11: 00 a.m.

Amanda Tucker & Carolyn Miller

Texas Dept Agriculture – Education Service Center

Monday, October 3

12:30 p.m.

Wade Burch

WB’s Kitchen

Monday, October 3

2:30 p.m.

Lucy Winn

2022 American Honey Queen

Monday, October 3

4:30 p.m.

Joshua Bonee

42 BBQ Smokehouse and LimeHoney

Tuesday, October 4

11:00 a.m.

Lindsey Lawing

Sweet Lucy’s Pies

Tuesday, October 4

12:30 p.m.

Elvis Bencamo

Shinsei

Tuesday, October 4

2:30 p.m.

Jason Blackwell

Chef’s Knife Catering

Tuesday, October 4

4:30 p.m.

Drew Demler

Big Tex Urban Farms

Wednesday, October 5

11:00 a.m.

Jennifer Gorrell

Kaufman ISD Culinary Arts

Wednesday, October 5

12:30 p.m.

Ross Marquette

Smoke & Bone

Wednesday, October 5

2:30 p.m.

Kela Hunte

Keii Desserts

Wednesday, October 5

4:30 p.m.

Andrea Luongo

Dieticians of Dallas

Thursday, October 6

11:00 a.m.

Tina Miller

Proper Baking Co.

Thursday, October 6

12:30 p.m.

Rick Neal

Eagle’s Bluff Country Club

Thursday, October 6

2:30 p.m.

John Tesar

Knife

Thursday, October 6

4:30 p.m.

Nikky Phinyawatana

Asian Mint

Friday, October 7

11:00 a.m.

Blythe Bridges

BARK Tacos and Smoke

Friday, October 7

12:30 p.m.

Kevin Martinez

Tokyo Café

Friday, October 7

2:30 p.m.

Trey Smith

Dusty Biscuit Beignets

Friday, October 7

4:30 p.m.

Stephen McHugh

Freshpoint

Saturday, October 8

11:00 a.m.

Jennifer Basjel

Getting Saucy

Saturday, October 8

12:30 p.m.

Joel Orsini

Allevare at Profound Microfarms

Saturday, October 8

2:30 p.m.

Zameika Williams

Luckey G’s Bistro

Saturday, October 8

4:30 p.m.

Josh Deaton

Sideways BBQ

Sunday, October 9

11:00 a.m.

Chris Patrick

Brightbox Foods

Sunday, October 9

12:30 p.m.

Craig Shinn

Devil Dogs Catering Group

Sunday, October 9

2:30 p.m.

Chad Bowden

Culpepper Steakhouse

Sunday, October 9

4:30 p.m.

Carina Vazquez

Culpepper Steakhouse

Monday, October 10

11:00 a.m.

Salvatore Gisellu

Urban Family Concepts

Monday, October 10

12:30 p.m.

Steven Pilat

Plano East Senor High School

Monday, October 10

2:30 p.m.

Helen Duran

Coppell ISD Child Nutrition

Monday, October 10

4:30 p.m.

Bryan Patton

Hyatt Regency Frisco

Tuesday, October 11

11:00 a.m.

Cassondra Armstrong

Culinary Concepts LLC

Tuesday, October 11

12:30 p.m.

AQ Pittman

Jose

Tuesday, October 11

2:30 p.m.

Abraham Salum

Salum Restaurant

Tuesday, October 11

4:30 p.m.

Juan Rodriguez

Magdalena’s

Wednesday, October 12

11:00 a.m.

Brittany Bryant

Vector Brewing

Wednesday, October 12

12:30 p.m.

Robert Hale

Texas Beef Council

Wednesday, October 11

2:30 p.m.

Oliver Sitrin

Central Market

Wednesday, October 11

4:30 p.m.

Taylor McCreary

Ida Claire

Thursday, October 12

11:00 a.m.

Reannon Ruark

UHS Culinary Arts

Thursday, October 13

12:30 p.m.

Braden Wages

Malai Kitchen

Thursday, October 13

2:30 p.m.

Eric Dreyer

Monarch

Thursday, October 13

4:30 p.m.

Dianne Lindeman

Dianne’s Ranch Diner

Friday, October 14

11:00 a.m.

Roman Murphy

Dea

Friday, October 14

12:30 p.m.

Eric Justice

Plein Air

Friday, October 14

2:30 p.m.

Lea Morales

Primos MX Kitchen

Friday October 14

4:30 p.m.

Tim Van Ee

Flavors on Fire

Saturday, October 15

11:00 a.m.

Elizabeth Dry

Promise of Peace Gardens

Saturday, October 15

12:30 p.m.

Dave Culwell

Burger Schmurger

Saturday, October 15

2:30 p.m.

Celisse Hill

Sodexo Ca­­stleberry ISD

Saturday, October 15

4:30 p.m.

Luis Sanchez

Stuart Ranch

Sunday, October 16

11:00 a.m.

Matt Trevino

The Green Dragon / Greg Rankin Catering

Sunday, October 16

12:30 p.m.

Regina Smith

Mama Gina’s

Sunday, October 16

2:30 p.m.

Hao Tran

Lost in the Sauce

Sunday, October 16

4:30 p.m.

Luke Rogers

Cathedral Italian Bistro

Monday, October 17

11:00 a.m.

Rodney Dabon

Yes Chef

Monday, October 17

12:30 p.m.

Travis Bush

T-Rex Pickles

Monday, October 17

2:30 p.m.

Randall Braud

Barcelona Wine Bar

Monday, October 17

4:30 p.m.

Megan Gill

Cowboy’s Club

Tuesday, October 18

11:00 a.m.

Thomas Denton

White Rhino Coffee

Tuesday, October 18

12:30 p.m.

David Pena

Goodfriend Beergarden

Tuesday, October 18

2:30 p.m.

Jacob Hawkins

Cypress Street Station

Tuesday, October 18

4:30 p.m.

Calixsta Reyes

BYRN Western Grill

Wednesday, October 19

11:00 a.m.

Josh Harmon

Birdie

Wednesday October 19

12:30 p.m.

Meaders Ozarow

Empire Baking Co.

Wednesday, October 19

2:30 p.m.

Noah Hester

Lava Cantina

Wednesday, October 19

4:30 p.m.

Aaron Nelson

Beckley 1115

Thursday, October 20

11:00 a.m.

Desmon Coleman

Hustle Town Pizza

Thursday October 20

12:30 p.m.

Darlene Walton

Rocking Texas Real Ranch Cuisine

Thursday, October 20

2:30 p.m.

Andrea Meyer

Bisous Bisous Patisserie

Thursday, October 20

4:30 p.m.

Bruno Rodriguez Zevallos

Peruvian Gastronomic

Friday, October 21

11:00 a.m.

Katherine Clapner

Dude Sweet Chocolate

Friday, October 21

12:30 p.m.

Trey Sanchez

Vaqueros BBQ

Friday, October 21

2:30 p.m.

Palmer Fortune

Palmer’s Hot Chicken

Friday, October 21

4:30 p.m.

Ryan Klika

Sugarfire Smokehouse

Saturday, October 22

11:00 a.m.

Larry Matson

Tyler Junior College

Saturday, October 22

12:30 p.m.

Ryan Barnett

Elev8ted

Saturday, October 22

2:30 p.m.

Ashley Henderson

Tipsybuns

Saturday, October 22

4:30 p.m.

Kevin Morrow

Pantry Raid WTF

Sunday, October 23

11:00 a.m.

Matt Dallman

Live Coals & Goodbye Horses

Sunday, October 23

12:30 p.m.

Diana Zamora

Nena Postreria

Sunday, October 23

2:30 p.m.

Bob Somith

Sek-se Fud Ko

Sunday, October 23

4:30 p.m.

Tuan Pham

Four Sister’s Taste of Vietnam

For all the foodies out there, the Celebrity Chef Kitchen is the perfect opportunity to connect with dynamic and diverse Lone Star chefs. In addition to these culinary creations, fairgoers can also pre-register and enter in our amateur cooking contests, such as the Cake Contest and Youth Cooking Contest, at BigTex.com/CreativeArts.

We hope you’re hungry for knowledge (and food!) because the Celebrity Chef Kitchen begins in just 11 days, starting Opening Day, Friday, September 30 running through Sunday, October 23, 2022.

SOURCE: BIGTEX.com