Past Events

Competitions – Judging – Demonstrations – Culinary Experiences 

Brittany Furbee holding summer scampi pasta salad during a virtual cooking demo.

Virtual Cooking Hour with WVU Alumni Association

I joined the University Chapter of the WVU Alumni Association for a Virtual Cooking Hour on May 20. I demoed my recipe for summer scampi pasta salad and gave lots of cooking tips and tricks along the way! This event was my first Zoom cooking experience and we had viewersRead more

Twitch Drink-A-Long

By request, I’ll be hosting an eggnog Drink-A-Long event during my holiday Twitch stream on Saturday, December 22nd, at 3:00 p.m.! To participate at home just gather the eggnog ingredients and supplies listed below prior to Saturday and then tune in to the stream! I’ll walk you through how toRead more
Brittany Furbee at the Dollar General Big 12 Championship Tour

Dollar General Big 12 Championship Tour

On Saturday, September 8, my family and I served up nearly 500 samples at the WVU football home-opener as part of the Dollar General Big 12 Championship Tour. Getting to share my passion for cooking with the WVU community was an amazing experience, especially after waiting more than a yearRead more

Judging the 2018 Great Pepperoni Roll Cook Off

This past weekend I was honored to serve as a judge for the 4th Annual Great Pepperoni Roll Cookoff, where I had the pleasure of tasting pepperoni roll renditions from 11 competitors.  Pepperoni rolls have to be one of my favorite foods on the planet and not simply because they areRead more
Biscuit and Gravy – Butter Milk Banana Biscuit – Sausage Gravy Ice Cream – Crispy Sage – Maple Sugar Glass

Judging the Morgantown History Museum’s Best Chef Cook Off

I recently had the pleasure of judging the 6th annual Best Chef Cook Off, on Thursday, August 2, at Lakeview Resort in Morgantown. The event brought together six amazing local chefs to compete for the title of Morgantown’s “Best Chef” and best dish representing “Modern Cuisine”. Proceeds from the event benefitedRead more
Brittany Furbee giving a cooking demonstration at Taste-of-All Charleston

Cooking Demo at the Taste-of-All Charleston

On May 26, 2018, I gave my first cooking demo at the Taste-of-All festival in Charleston, West Virginia, during which I made catfish tacos with summer salsa! This particular dish was special to me because I utilized ingredients and techniques that I have learned and used throughout my first yearRead more
Bacon & Blue Cheese Potato Salad

2018 Taste of America Recipe Challenge

For the second year in a row, I have been crowned the first place winner of the Taste of America Recipe Challenge in West Virginia! TOA challenges chefs from across the country to use sponsored brands to create regionally influenced dishes that are both tasty and pretty to look at.Read more
Brittany Furbee serving as a judge at the 2018 Taste of West Virginia

Judging the 2018 Taste of West Virginia

On June 14, I finally got the opportunity to serve as a judge during the 2018 Taste of West Virginia, hosted by the American Red Cross. As a competitive chef I hardly ever get to taste my own food during events, let alone other team’s dishes, so getting to serveRead more
Team Furbee at the 2017 WFC (Page Furbee, Brittany Furbee, & Jacob Bucher)

2017 World Food Championships

After a 17 hour drive from Morgantown, West Virginia to Orange Beach, Alabama, Team Furbee arrived ready to put on a show at the 2017 World Food Championships. The Recipe Category that I qualified to compete in kicked off at 9 a.m. on Thursday, November 9. During the two hourRead more

Food Network’s Cooks vs Cons

That one time I made a TV appearance and beat TWO professional chefs to win $10,000 on Food Network’s Cooks vs. Cons!

2017 Taste of America Recipe Challenge

A few months ago I was browsing the internet for food contests, a new favorite past time of mine, when I stumbled upon the Holy Grail: The World Food Championships. I had never heard of it, but I learned that WFC is the largest cooking competition in Food Sport andRead more