Chef Jay Ducote
Chef Jay Ducote Cooking Demo
1 p.m., Saturday, November 20th at Palm D’Or Pavilion
Jay Ducote spends most of his time as a food and beverage writer, blogger, radio host, speaker, video producer, culinary personality, chef and hugger. Residing in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and traveling as much as he can, Jay finished runner-up on season 11 of the hit reality competition show Food Network Star in the summer of 2015. He has also been named one of the top 100 amateur chefs in America by FOX’s MasterChef, has appeared as himself on HBO’s drama series Treme, and has been featured on multiple programs such as Cutthroat Kitchen on the Food Network, Eat St. on the Cooking Channel, and Last Call Food Brawl on Destination America. “The Bite and Booze Radio Show”, produced and hosted by Ducote, won a Taste Award for best food or drink radio broadcast in the country in 2014 and the Uniquely Louisiana Award from the Louisiana Association of Broadcasters in 2015. Jay launched his own Jay D’s Louisiana Barbecue Sauce in 2014 and released his wine, Jay D’s Blanc du Bois.