Celebrity Chef Tyler Florence

Tyler Florence Masters of Fire at Paso Wine Fest


A live fire food and grilling experience that combines the culinary skills of celebrity chef Tyler Florence and local live fire masters alongside some of the best wines from the Paso Robles Wine Country.

  • Fri, May 17, 2024
  • 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Paso Robles Event Center

Renowned Celebrity Chef Tyler Florence will ignite the culinary scene at the 2024 Paso Wine Fest with the debut of his Masters of Fire Experience series!

Indulge in a world-class 18-hour smoked barbecue prepared by Chef Tyler Florence and his acclaimed restaurant, Miller & Lux, as local chefs go head-to-head for the esteemed local title of Master of Fire. Sample the competitors’ creative culinary creations and cast your vote for the winner! The winner will not only receive bragging rights and a cash prize but will also earn the opportunity to compete in the National Master of Fire Finals against champions from other festivals across the country.

American Grill, Tyler FlorenceAll attendees will receive a signed copy of Tyler’s new book, American Grill, included with your ticket! Plus, Williams Sonoma is the official tour partner and will offer a meet and greet with Tyler during the event!

This live-fire cooking feast is not complete without wine, which Paso Wine Fest has covered. Participating local chefs will be announced soon.



Masters of Fire Event – What You Need to Know

What: Masters of Fire tickets include an all-you-can-eat barbecue feast, access to chef grilling demonstrations, a copy of Tyler’s latest cookbook, American Grill, and of course some incredible Paso Robles wines.

When: Friday, May 17 | 5-9 p.m.

Where: Paso Robles Events Center

What: A live fire grilling experience that combines the culinary skills of celebrity chef Tyler Florence and local live fire masters alongside some of the best wines from the Paso Robles Wine Country.



About Tyler Florence

Twenty-seven-year Food Network veteran Tyler Florence has captivated millions of viewers on numerous hit shows, including Emmy nominated “Tyler’s Ultimate,” and “The Great Food Truck Race,” now in its 17th season, among many others. His reach and influence extends well beyond his cooking shows, as he has authored 17 cookbooks, including his new book, American Grill (Abrams) coming out Spring 2024, and built an ever-expanding business empire across
many platforms.

He is a proud graduate of Johnson & Wales University ’94, ’04 Hon, and a two-time James Beard Award nominee for Best Chef West Coast, Tyler launched his award-winning flagship restaurant, Wayfare Tavern, over a decade ago. Tyler Florence Fresh, his outpost in San Francisco International Airport, also serves the best of his signature dishes. His highly acclaimed San Francisco restaurant, Miller & Lux, recently named Best Steakhouse in the Bay Area by San Francisco Magazine, is located in the Chase Arena, home of the Golden State Warriors. He recently opened the second outpost of Miller & Lux in Hawaii, at the Four Seasons Hualalai resort. His most recent openings, Miller & Lux Provisions Patisserie and Rotisserie Cafes in Union Square, and the upcoming Town Hall, are helping to revitalize and enliven downtown San

In 2017, Tyler created a full-stack production company, Monarch Collective, Inc. His debut film Uncrushable, a documentary about the Northern California wildfires, was the catalyst for the company; since then, he has produced content for television and digital media, launched a successful online cooking class platform and created advertising/marketing videos for a variety of well-known clients including The Venetian Resort, Red Bull, The Four Seasons, Purdue Poultry and The Food Network/Discovery.

Tyler is co-host of a popular weekly iHeartRadio podcast with Wells Adams, titled: Two Dudes in a Kitchen.

His insatiable quest for what’s current and interesting in the food and lifestyle space has always positioned him at the forefront of new trends, gaining him a large and engaged social media following, that extends above the 1M mark. He calls Corte Madera, California home, where he lives in an 1890’s-era Bernard Maybeck home with his wife and children.