New Orleans-born TV personality and chef, David Guas, is widely familiar from his frequent appearances on "The Today Show," “The Talk,” “Food Network,”
“CBS This Morning: The Dish,” and his role as host and co-judge of Travel Channel’s summer competition series, "American Grilled." Consistently, Guas appears on Food Network’s “Chopped” and “Chopped Junior” as a co-celebrity judge. With no battle for attention, Guas has garnered national praise in publications like Food & Wine, Southern Living, Garden & Gun, Saveur, and Bon Appétit for showcasing the soul of the South in his sinfully delicious, Louisiana-style favorites and signature desserts at his neighborhood spot in Arlington, Virginia. Guas has completed two cookbooks – his first, Dam Good Sweet: Desserts to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth, New Orleans Style [Taunton Press], was a James Beard Award Cookbook finalist and named one of Food & Wine’s Best New Dessert Cookbooks; and his second was with Oxmoor House, Grill Nation: 200 Surefire Recipes, Tips, and Techniques to Grill like a Pro. This hunting, fishing, Harley-riding chef, and father of two sons, is a long-term member of Southern Foodways Alliance; Slow Food USA; Share Our Strength; Chefs for Equality; Real Food for Kids; U.S. State Department and the James Beard Foundation's Culinary Diplomacy Initiative; a former spokesperson for the National Honey Board; and a former board member of Best Buddies in Virginia. Bayou Bakery, Coffee Bar & Eatery is the recent recipient of the Arlington Chamber of Commerce’s Best Business Award for Retail Small Business of the Year for 2019, and “Best Coffee Shop” by Arlington Magazine, for 2019.
1515 N Courthouse Road, Arlington, VA 22201