Local Celebrity Chef Jernard Wells To Be Featured On The Food Network

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

Local celebrity Chef Jenard Wells will be featured on the Food Network, and Chef Wells will create sample dishes to try while providing live entertainment at the watch party on Sunday at 8 p.m. The business is at 2000 E. 23rd Chattanooga, TN 37404. Chester Sharp Entertainment and Le’Monts Southern Cuisine is coordinating the event.

Officials said, "With a great sense of humor, Chef Jernard has been called, 'the young Barry White of food.' Making many appearances on The Food Network (Chef Wanted & Paula’s Party and now Cutthroat Kitchen with Alton Brown) He is an author of an Amazon best-selling cookbook 88 Ways to her heart. The book focuses on cooking demonstrations and helpful tips in the kitchen as well as ways to start sparks in a new relationship or keep the sparks sizzling for those already in love. Chef Wells recently released two new books, The Weight of Expectations & Breakthrough which focuses on the expectations of life and achieving greatness spiritually and through healthy eating."

Chef Jernard is the winner and recipient of the Patrick Clark Honor 2010 Chef of the year of the USA, 2011 Travel Fiery Flame International Chef of the year, 2011 March of Dimes Signature Chef Gala Winner, 2013 & 2014 World foods Championship nominee and also an American Culinary federation member.

The watch party will be from 8-11 p.m., doors open at 8 p.m., and the show starts at 10 p.m.

For more information about Food Networks Cutthroat Kitchen Watch party, contact Chester Sharp at 423 313-7462.


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