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Tim Love

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11, 1971
Denton, TX
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11, 1971 (age 50)
Denton, TX


Urban Western cuisine specialist and chef, he is known for his countless appearances on NBC, the Food Network, and various print publications. He is the owner of a host of Fort Worth area restaurants, including his flagship Lonesome Dove Western Bistro. 

Before Fame

While attending the University of Tennessee, he worked in a local restaurant kitchen to earn some extra money. He even volunteered in various kitchens to build his knowledge. He moved to Colorado he became a chef for various upscale restaurants. His first television appearance of note was on Food Network's Iron Chef America in 2006. 


He opened a New York location of his restaurant called Lonesome Dove Western Bistro NYC but it closed after 6 months due to some highly unfavorable reviews by the New York Times and New York Magazine.

Family Life

He married Emilie Love, whom he met in Colorado. They had three children together, a son named Tannahill, and twin daughters, Ella and Anna. They live on a ranch in Gordon, Texas.

Associated With

While on Iron Chef America in 2006, he beat out Iron Chef winner Masaharu Morimoto in the Chile Pepper challenge.