Kent Whitaker

Kent Whitaker is the author of four cookbooks and has written and illustrated two children's books. Three more books are in the final stages. Kent has appeared on the Food Network and other network television stations. He frequently hosts cooking classes at the Chattanooga Market and throughout the South. He writes a cooking columns for newspapers and writes monthly articles for both The National Barbecue News and Tailgater Magazine. He also hosts a radio show, a TV show and produces a weekly cooking short format radio cooking show that is heard on a growing number of radio stations across the country.

A dog-lover and advocate for local animal shelters and rescue organizations, Kent and his grilling buddy, Moses, are spokesperson and spokesdog for ALPO®. Kent and Moses travel the country presenting grilling and cooking demos promoting the idea of including your canine family members in on the backyard grilling fun. Kent gives human grilling and cooking tips while Moses enjoys ALPO® dog food.