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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 just released last autumn, and Gertrude’s celebrating 20 years, John's a very busy man!

Keep up with him here.

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Smithsonian Science for Global Goals - dinner and panel discussion

John will be on the panel at the Smithsonian Science for Global Goals during their evening presentation. The moderator will be Dr. Carol O’Donnell, SSEC Director, Smithsonian Science Education Center. John will speak on the  conservation of the Bay and be joined on the panel by Chef  Joan Nathan and Nazrat Mirza, Pediatrician, Children’s Hospital.