Awarded Chef | Live Fire Grill Master | Television Personality | Brand Ambassador | International Adventurer | Culinary Entrepreneur
Web: livefirerepublic.com | Social Media: @livefirerepublic (+4M Weekly Views) | Location: Michigan, USA
David Olson is a nationally-recognized live fire chef, television personality and international social influencer, award-winning recipe developer, global adventurer-extraordinaire, creator behind the brand, “Live Fire Republic,” and was recently awarded as both the American Culinary Federation Chef Professional of the Year and “40 Under 40 Business Leader” in the state of Michigan.
David has an organic and active audience of more than two million households weekly via traditional media and event appearances, brand ambassadorship, his website and various social media channels. He is featured annually in numerous live television segments and radio interviews, while his recipes and creative content continue to be shared across the web and in print publications from sea to shining sea.
Over the last decade David has partnered to work alongside several tourism boards through his international culinary travels and served as a brand ambassador for countless high-profile food, beverage and consumer goods organizations, including All-Clad, Australian Beef and Lamb Council, BLiS, Char-Broil, NASCAR, the National Pork Board, Twin Eagles Grills, Twisted Tea, Williams-Sonoma and Whole Foods Markets. Additionally, David sits on the board for the American Diabetes Association, is a tireless advocate for the March of Dimes, and invests annually in efforts alongside the ACF to raise necessary funding for education grants and student scholarships.
When not cooking, filming, or spending time with friends and family in Michigan, David can be found traveling the globe in search of grand adventure and extraordinary experiences, camping, fishing and trekking from one continent, 5-star kitchen and smoky backyard barbecue to the next – honing his craft alongside the some of the very best regional chefs, home cooks and pitmasters in the world.
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A Selection of LIVE | Unscripted Appearances – Regional & National Television:
LIVE on NBC TV’s Atlanta and Company – The Outdoor Chef:
LIVE on NBC TV’s Dee Anderson Show – A Bachelor & His Grill:
National SMT Television Appearance – Coast2Coast – July 4th Grilling:
LIVE on NBC TV’s 8West – Cinco de Drinko Salmon Tacos & Man-garitas:
The Weather Channel’s “Outdoor Chef” – Beer Can Chicken: