David Guas Facebook Instagram Twitter Website 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. About Food & Wine Food & Wine, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for anyone passionate about the culinary world. With rigorously tested recipes and the most trusted restaurant, drinks, culinary travel and home coverage, we inspire and empower people everywhere to discover, create, and devour the best in food and wine. Learn more about us and our editorial process.