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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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Harford County's Abingdon Library Winter Reading Challenge

John will be giving a presentation on “Bay and Body Healthy Food” as part of the library’s Winter Reading Challenge. This is a ticketed event and the cost is $25. Attendees will receive a copy of The New Chesapeake Kitchen and a “Winter Reading” tote bag. Tickets can be purchased here.