Chef Bob Waggoner is one of the leading culinary masters in the Southeast and is one of many Charleston chefs who have been finalists for multiple James Beard Awards in recent years. This accomplishment underscores Charleston's position as one of the country's top epicurean cities. A classically trained French Chef, Bob Waggoner is one of the few Americans to be Knighted with the "l'Odre du Merite Agricole" from the Government of France. Most recently, he has appeared on The CBS Morning Show, The View, and The Wheel of Fortune. Chef Waggoner was honored with an invitation by Gourmet Magazine to cook at France's 10 Greatest Chefs event in NYC June 2008. Chef Bob has spent the past 13 years in Charleston, SC dazzling locals and tourists with his spectacular recipes, creating a new flare of dining he calls "French Lowcountry." Bob has teamed up with Film and TV producer Michael Kirk and they have created a new television series titled Ucook!™ with Chef Bob. Ucook! features Chef Bob's award-winning cuisine and his offers classic dishes along with contemporary cooking techniques with simple instruction so that the viewer truly can prepare delicious entrees quite simply. In each show, Chef Bob will teach the "Average Joe" food guest the techniques and art of gourmet cooking, paired with wines. This appeal to "the every person" is a unique approach. Chef Bob is an extraordinary on-camera talent and instructor, and his personality instantly connects with the audience. The show, recorded with a live studio audience, is informative, entertaining and fun and promises to be a great mix that will delight our cooking show viewers all over the country.
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