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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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"The Environment in Focus"

At both 7:45 in the morning, and at 5:45 in the evening, John will be on "The Environment in Focus" program with NPR radio host Tom Pelton, author of The Chesapeake in Focus, Transforming the Natural World.

Listen at:

WYPR 88.1 FM in Baltimore

WYPO 106.9 FM on Maryland's Eastern Shore and in Delaware

WYPF 88.1 FM in Frederick

WMUC 88.1 FM in College Park

Later Event: September 24
The Chesapeake Food Summit