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Baltimore, Maryland
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The "Culinary Ambassador of the Chesapeake Bay,"John Shields is a chef, a television host and an author. His popular restaurant, Gertrude's, has been thriving at the Baltimore Museum of Art since 1998. John has written three popular cookbooks and hosted two television series on the cuisine of the region.

Where's John?

With The New Chesapeake Kitchen being released this autumn, and Gertrude’s celebrating 20 years, John's gonna be a very busy man!

Keep up with him here.

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Start your Holiday shopping at The Black-Eyed Susan

John will be signing copies of his newest book, The 25th Anniversary Edition of Chesapeake Bay Cooking at The Black-Eyed Susan, a charming Maryland-Themed gift shop in Glydon.