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!
HEAD COOK: Jack MacMurray
COMPETITION: Bacon World Championship
Current: Executive Chef Old HIckory Golf Club Cooked for President Ford 1993-2001 Executive Chef in Vail, Colorado 1998-2000 Vail Chili Competition Champion 2001 - Executive Chef Wildhorse Grill 2003 - Present Cooking Instructor Kitchen Conservatory, Dierberg's School of Cooking 2007 - Executive Chef/Managing Partner Sage Urban American Grill (Top 35 Restaurants in St. Louis) 2009 - Champion Mardi Gras Cajun Cook-Off 2010 - Battle Chef Royale Champion - Taste of St. Louis 2019 - Show Me Series Bacon Champion - World Food Championships Qualifier 2021 - Show Me Series Bacon Champion - World Food Championships Qualifier 2021 Bacon World Champion 2021 #2 World Food Champion; Final Table Hobbies: Beekeeper, Golfing, Bowhunter