Born and raised in midtown Memphis, Logan Guleff is pushing the boundaries of the culinary world, and he is only 13. This culinary prodigy pushes the limits of cooking from molecular gastronomy to gourmet pursuits. His impact on the food world has landed him in the top 80 of food influencers in the world according to Thuzio. He chronicles his food adventures on his social platforms and his 5 year old blog at http://orderupwithlogan.blogspot.com/ . His palate and creative spirit has landed him in some unusual places.
Logan Guleff was named winner of the national television show MasterChef Junior on FOX as the youngest kid to win the coveted tittle. MasterChef Junior (hosted by Gordon Ramsay) is the premiere culinary competition that challenges kids age 8-13 to test their culinary abilities and passion for food through a series of challenges. Out of 20,000 applicants, Logan won the title of MasterChef Junior. He is the only Memphian to win a reality television show.
The first recipe he ever created landed him in New York City and a spot on the Today Show. Logan was 8 at the time. Logan performed 25 local food demos on live television at the age of 8. Logan has gone on to do several charity dinners, countless food demos, an Initiative for Uncle Ben’s Canada, and even flexed his muscles as the ONLY KID Certified BBQ Judge for Memphis in May World Champion BBQ contest this year, he was certified as a 10 year old.
Other accomplishments include winning the First Kids State Dinner for the State of Tennessee. This took him the White House where he met the First Lady and President Obama as well as touring the famous White House Garden. The same year, Logan made the pages of Future Chef Cookbook by Ramin Ganeshram. He was also just named to 20<30 List by the Memphis Flyer for 2016.
He is a Tabelog contributing Judge and is listed as a top Memphis Blogger. He was also a Finalist at The Shorty Awards in New York City this year for his social media efforts.
Logan is involved in charity work with Make-A-Wish, Room in the Inn, Ronald McDonald House, along with community events. He just finished co-hosting the Freedom Awards Public Forum held by the National Civil Rights Museum. He is a boy scout and an avid climber.