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Baltimore, Maryland
United States

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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Baltimore's Pride Twilight on the Terrace

John Shields and Gertrude's host the largest fundraiser for The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center of Baltimore and Central Maryland. John will speak  along with special guests including emcee WJZ-TV Anchor Jessica Kartalija, Baltimore City Mayor Catherine Pugh, Baltimore Pride Parade Grand Marshall and “The Voice” finalist Davon Fleming, and Miss Gay Maryland USofA Summer Knight.

Now in its twelfth year, Twilight on the Terrace is a Baltimore Pride tradition: a spectacular night of food, fun, and community in anticipation of another great year of Baltimore Pride. Twilight on the Terrace helps support more than 40 community programs that reach more than 800 people monthly.