Tim Love

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.


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.


Tim Love attended the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

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