Tim Love Instagram Location: Fort Worth, Texas Celebrity chef Tim Love is known for his innovative dishes and signature urban western cuisine. His portfolio of restaurant concepts includes Lonesome Dove Western Bistro, Woodshed Smokehouse, Queenie’s Steakhouse, Gemelle, Atico, Love Shack, and the storied White Elephant Saloon in Fort Worth. He frequently appears at food festivals across the country, including Food & Wine Classic in Aspen, South Beach Wine & Food Festival, Music City Food & Wine, and Austin Food & Wine, which he co-founded in 2012. Experience In addition to his restaurant empire which stretches from Seattle to Knoxville, Love also operates Tim Love Catering, which he began in 2009. His jovial personality has made him a popular guest on numerous television programs, such as Today Show and Good Morning America. Love was the co-host of CNBC's Restaurant Startup alongside restauranteur Joe Bastianich, where they competed to invest their own money in promising food concepts. Along with his many philanthropic endeavors on behalf of charities such as Burgers 4 Babies, he has also served as a national brand ambassador for Hellmann’s Mayonnaise and Thomas’ English Muffins & Bagels. Education Tim Love attended the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 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.