NRA Show Team Announces Star-Studded Chef Line-up


CHICAGO — Rick Bayless, Maxime Bilet and David Burke are only a few members of the cast of celebrity chefs slated to appear on the culinary stage from May 17 to 20 at the NRA Show to be held at the McCormick Place in Chicago.

Twelve chefs, including Maneet Chauhan, Chopped; Graham Elliot, Masterchef and Robert Irvine, author of Mission: Cook!, will be working live on the World Culinary Showcase stage, offering tips, recipes and cooking techniques to the crowd.

Other feature chefs include Jehangir Mehta, owner of Graffiti, Graffiti Me and Mehtaphor in New York; Art Smith, executive chef and co-owner of Table Fifty-Two in Chicago; and Ming Tsai, host and executive producer of PBS-TV’s Simply Ming.

For more information on other show features, visit the National Restaurant Association’s tradeshow website at

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