Loreal Gavin aka The Butcher Babe , is originally from Lafayette, La., and has been cooking for 14 years. A motorcycle-riding, guitar-playing chick who loves tattoos, she attended Sullivan University for culinary arts and is also trained in baking and pastry. She was raised by her grandmother, who taught her to cook from her soul. Loreal is a true individual who believes every meal should be interesting.
She has appeared on Season 10 of Food Network Star, and she appeared and won Season 8 of Cutthroat Kitchen. Her latest cookbook, The Butcher Babe Cookbook: Comfort Food Hacked by a Classically Trained Chef, came out in April of 2017 to rave reviews. Attendees can buy her cookbook at Fantastic Food Fest 2018.
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