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David Olson presents “Maple, Bourbon and Bacon: A Great Seasonal Twist" (at the Wine, Beer & Food Festival)

  • Dates:  November 16, 2018
    November 17, 2018
  • Next Occurrence Nov 16, 2018
  • Times:  5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Venue:   DeVos Place
    303 Monroe Ave. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
  • Category:  Lecture/Education
  • Price Per Person:  Free with admission
  • Classes:   Yes
  • Length of Time:   1 hour(s)
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David Olson is a nationally recognized American Culinary Federation Chef, television personality and international social influencer, award-winning recipe developer, live fire grill master, global adventurer-extraordinaire, and the creator behind, “Live Fire Republic.” He is featured annually in numerous live television segments and radio interviews, while his recipes and creative content continue to be shared across the web and in print publications. Over the last decade, David has partnered to work alongside several international tourism boards through his culinary travels and served as an ambassador for numerous high-profile food, beverage and consumer goods organizations, including the Australian Beef and Lamb Council, BLiS, Char-Broil Grills, NASCAR, National Pork Board, Williams-Sonoma and Whole Foods Markets. He also sits on the board for the American Diabetes Association, is a tireless advocate for the March of Dimes and Kids’ Food Basket, and invests annually in efforts alongside the ACF to raise necessary funding for local education grants and scholarships.

When not cooking, filming, or spending time with friends and family in Michigan, David can be found traveling the globe in search of grand adventure and extraordinary experiences, hiking, camping and fishing, trekking from one continent, 5-star kitchen and smoky backyard barbecue to the next – honing his craft alongside the some of the best regional chefs, home cooks and pitmasters in the world.

David Olson presents “Maple, Bourbon and Bacon: A Great Seasonal Twist" (at the Wine, Beer & Food Festival)