Keegan Gerhard

Executive chef, award-winning pastry chef, restaurant owner, television personality

Keegan and his wife Lisa Bailey are chef/owners of D Bar Restaurants and Füdmill wholesale bakery in Denver, Colorado. He has received numerous awards and accolades in the savory and pastry worlds, including being named by Chocolatier and Pastry Arts & Design magazines as one of the nation’s top 10 pastry chefs. ABC’s The Chew named D Bar’s Belgian Chicken among its Top 10 Best Chicken Dishes in America. Keegan has appeared as host and head judge in more than 150 episodes of Food Network Challenge and Last Cake Standing series, as well as on the Discovery Channel’s Great Chefs of America, Bravo’s Top Chef, and the Food Network’s Chopped and Buddy vs. Duff. He has also appeared on CNN, HGTV, and DIY. Johnson & Wales University honored Keegan with a Doctorate of Culinary Arts in 2012.