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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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Yes - It's Time for Crabaret!

Join John and the good folks from House of Ruth for one of Baltimore’s signature summer events, Crabaret, in the BMA’s Sculpture Garden, to benefit House of Ruth Maryland. Feast on Chef John Shields’ crabby concoctions complimented by a selection of fine wines and craft brews. Dance under the stars to live music and bid on fantastic auction items!

House of Ruth Maryland was founded in May of 1977 by a coalition of women’s organizations, religious groups, service providers, and elected officials to provide a safe haven for victims of domestic violence and their children.

Tickets available here.

Earlier Event: July 3
Mid-Day with Tom Hall on WYPR
Later Event: July 13
Annual Taste of Cambridge!