Sponsored by Hampton Inn of St. Albans, City Market Onion River Co-op and Vermont Agency of Agriculture
The Vermont Maple Festival is proud to announce that we will be hosting MasterChef Shaun O’Neale Winner of Season 7 “MasterChef” and Author of My Modern American Table on Saturday April 25, 2020. MasterChef Shaun O’Neale will be cooking up a different recipe at each session using Vermont Maple Syrup.
Come join us for the biggest & most unique Vermont Maple Cooking experience!
Day of Event: April 25, 2020
Location: St. Albans City Hall 100 North Main Street St. Albans VT
Time: Two Sessions: 11:00 & 1:30 (different recipe at each session) Followed by Q&A
Be chosen as one of the recipe samplers
As a spectator your name will be put in a hat and a select number of people will get to sit in front of the presentation and be of the select group to sample the recipe.
At each session one lucky person will get to take home a copy of “My Modern American Table” by MasterChef Shaun O’Neale
The demonstration will be 45-60 min long. You will then have the opportunity for a Q&A time with Shaun. Following Q&A you can purchase MasterChef Shaun O’Neale’s Cookbook “My Modern American Table” and get a personal autograph.
Shaun O’Neale is a world-recognized chef currently residing in Las Vegas, NV. A former DJ, Shaun was crowned Season 7 Champion of MasterChef on FOX in 2016 and completed his first cookbook in 2017 titled “My Modern American Table”. He is a self-taught chef who developed his upscale, modern American style of cooking by reading cookbooks and traveling the world.
Since his MasterChef win, Shaun has been traveling and performing at some of the most recognizable culinary events all over the world. Presently, he has traveled to over 61 US cities and 9 countries including Italy, Ireland, Canada, the Caribbean and Costa Rica. Shaun will also have performed at over 100 food festivals, expos and events with one of the highlights being a returning celebrity chef at both Disneyland’s and Disney World’s annual food festivals. Shaun has worked with both MLB and NHL teams creating menus for their luxury suites. He is a member of Macy’s Culinary Council and has performed several cooking demos with them throughout the US.
Shaun’s talents spread far beyond the entertainment world as he became Newcastle Brown Ale’s first culinary chef ambassador in 2018. In 2019, Shaun became a chef ambassador for Pit Boss Grills with his contract extending into 2020. He was the only MasterChef winner to be featured on three additional seasons of the show, not including hosting the MasterChef Celebrity Showdown in 2017. Shaun has also made appearances on Home and Family, Best in Food and starred in his own commercial for Morningstar Farms.
Shaun has strong ties in the culinary community and was married to his wife by none other than Chef Gordon Ramsay himself. Beyond the kitchen, Shaun is passionate about traveling and reading up on culture and history. His future plans include opening his first restaurant in his home city of Las Vegas, NV.