We're excited to see the field of competitors who have already won their golden ticket and registered to compete at the 2023 World Food Championships. And we are always proud to announce our special guests and celebrity judges participating in our judging events across the nation - we're sure the championship food certainly helps! Best of luck to our 2023 competitors!
Cooper's Next Level BBQ
HEAD COOK: Josh Cooper
COMPETITION: World Seafood Championship
Cooper is a former college football player, nationally recognized political consultant and a World Champion BBQ Pit Master. Cooper has competed on Fox's MasterChef season 8 and made appearances on the Food Network and Travel Channel. He is the culinary contributor for Influence Magazine in Florida and has appeared on What's Cooking with Chef Cooper on Fox's AM Break with Ann and Audra in Tallahassee, FL. He brings his competitive spirt and next level cuisine to this year's World Food Championship along with his sous chef/girlfriend/life boss Gannon Hunt and nationally recognized political pollster and pit master David Lee.