David Guas is a chef, TV personality, restaurateur and cookbook author from New Orleans, Louisiana. His restaurant, Bayou Bakery, Coffee Bar & Eatery in Arlington, VA, opened in 2010 - garnering national praise in publications like Food & Wine, Southern Living, Garden & Gun, Saveur, and Bon Appétit for showcasing a true taste of the South.

Expertise: grilling, baking, pastry.

Experience: David Guas has frequently appeared as a guest on the Today show, CBS The Talk, and Saturday Morning, as a co-judge on Food Network's Chopped and Chopped Junior, and as the host of Travel Channel's competition show, American Grilled. David has penned two cookbooks. The first, Dam Good Sweet: Desserts to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth, New Orleans Style, was a James Beard Award finalist, as well as one of Food & Wine's Best New Dessert Cookbooks. His second cookbook, Grill Nation: 200 Surefire Recipes, Tips, and Techniques to Grill like a Pro, came from his love for grilling.

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