Guy Mitchell (Your TASTE! Festival Emcee)
Chef Guy Mitchell is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America and apprenticed at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City. He sits on The Board of Directors for the New York City Culinary Academy.
Chef Guy Mitchell has served as Executive Chef for the Philadelphia Eagles, all of the “Rocky” Hollywood film sets and has hosted the famous QVC television show as well as the The Atlantic City, Philadelphia Taste and Lancaster Taste Food and Wine Festivals. Chef GuyMitchell cooked for the Academy Awards and while working in New York, has served as Executive Chef for David Rockefeller in his distinguished Montauk Yacht Club on Star Island. He also worked with Chef Ron Duprat at the James Beard Foundation in New York City.
Through Guy’s arising accomplishments, he has had the unique pleasure of working closely with the White House and Vice Presidents' residence to host special engagements with the Presidents’ and Vice Presidents' chefs. He was invited by the Commander Navy Installations Command as a guest Judge for the CNIC Navy-Wide Culinary Competition. Navy Chefs are selected from their region to fly to Washington D.C. to compete against each other. Some of these Navy Chefs are later chosen to work at the White House Navy Mess, the Vice Presidents' Residence, the Pentagon and other high ranking Navy Installations. Chef Guy was awarded the MCPON coin from the Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy, Rick D. West for his service.
Chef Guy had performed at the Fancy Food Show in New York City representing Canada in the Canadian Pavilion. Guy prepared White House dishes using Canadian products. Guy always uses the phrase, "Canada is our neighbor": and "Canadians are our friends".
He has also had the great pleasure of working with such famous chefs such as Emeril Lagasse, Morimoto, Bobby Flay, Paula Dean, Guy Fieri, Robert Irvine, Tyler Florence, Ingrid Hoffman, Duff Goldman (Ace of Cakes) and Giada De Lorentiis, all from the Food Network.
Chef Guy has received rave reviews from every publication in Bucks County about his scrumptious entrees. His “all-star” one of a kind personality and great talents make our own Chef Guy Mitchell Southeast PA’s Top Chef.
Chef Guy continues to entertain guests through cooking Demonstrations. Through these fabulous demonstrations, he has had the privilege of working with the renowned pastry Chef, Robert Bennett, formerly the Executive Pastry Chef of Philadelphia’s La Bec Fin and Food Network Chef.
Chef Guy has created a group of former White House Chefs called the "White House Chef Tour" where they travel the all over the world performing food demonstrations at culinary schools, fund raisers, wine and food festivals and other events.
However, Chef Guy is not all business! During the 9/11 Tragedy, he hosted and raised $30,000 for the Fireman’s Burn Center in New York City. He also was part of the Hurricane Katrina fundraiser which raised $50,000. During his accomplished career, he has also become a Noted Mastery of Culinary Creations. It was documented in the
restaurant reviews by Mr. Richard Burn, “His 30 years of experience clearly shows in his dishes".