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Rick Bayless was chosen “Best New Chef of 1988”by Food and Wine magazine; the James Beard Foundation voted him “Best American Chef: Midwest”; and he won both the Beard Foundation”s National Chef of the Year award and the International Association of Culinary Professional”s Chef of the Year award. Rick Bayless has been inducted into the prestigious Who”s Who of American Food and Drink, and in 1998 was chosen as the Beard Foundation”s Humanitarian of the Year. Rick Bayless has appeared widely on television and radio, including Good Morning America, Today, CBS This Morning, Martha Stewart Living, Sara Moulton's Cooking Live, and Cooking Live Prime Time, In Julia”s Kitchen with Master Chefs, Home Cooking with Amy Coleman and Great Chefs of America. Rick Bayless’s latest restaurant, Xoco, opened in early September 2009 in Chicago's River North neighborhood and serves Mexican-style street food..

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Frequently Asked Questions about booking Rick Bayless to speak.

Many performers, actors, speakers and other talent like Rick Bayless in certain cases will consider virtual appearances via live streaming. They perhaps may accept lower fees too. If you are seriously interested in booking Rick Bayless or other talent shown on our site, we will research their desire and the specific fee for your live-streaming event or project request.
Rick Bayless's current work schedule and location in relation to your event's type, date, budget, and locality will play a primary factor in the acceptance of booking Rick Bayless for your party. As long as your funding is commensurate with the price range to book Rick Bayless, CTI will propose your event to the official agency representing Rick Bayless. After we consult with them, we will provide a personal and accurate quote that includes: final costs, availability, and actual interest in being hired for your specific event or party.
CTI can give you the accurate Rick Bayless booking price once we submit your event details to their camp. "How much does it cost to book Rick Bayless for an event?" is a frequent question we get. The final Rick Bayless booking price is contingent on many variables and the booking fee we may show is based on a range derived from our past experience with what will Rick Bayless charge for an event. An example fee to book Rick Bayless is in the starting range of $40,000-$74,999. However, any recent popularity change would cause a price fluctuation well beyond this example. Also, their speaking fee might be different than the fee shown for the cost to perform or to just appear. Popularity, career stage, along with current demand will cause fluctuations in their speaking price as well. The final booking price may be more than what is shown, but you should at least have a budget within that range for them to consider an appearance, performance or speaking engagement.
CTI negotiates on behalf of professional event planners and talent buyers for paid appearances! We cannot give out direct contact information of the Rick Bayless agent or help distribute fan mail, personal messages, gifts, requests for free appearances, or donations of time. The Rick Bayless manager and agent will only work with us if we present them with funded offers for their client to work your event.
There is low probability to book Rick Bayless for a party with anything substantially less than the published booking cost price range. We will negotiate with the Rick Bayless agent on your behalf if your funding is in place. By not having funding ready then it will more difficult to book Rick Bayless, because they get many offers to work events that are at or above asking price. It is also important to consider the travel costs when researching the Rick Bayless booking fee, as additional expenses like this, as well as an entourage of staff and equipment, are not necessarily built-in to the booking fee range shown. If your budget does not factor that in, then there is no benefit for them to want to be hired. We do not personally speak for Rick Bayless, but in our experience in booking talent for over 25 years, this is generally the outcome of inadequate funding.
Speaking Topic
Author, Author Cook Book, Chefs, Media, Male, Age Group-18-30's
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