Tim Love

Chef & Owner, Lonesome Dove Western Bistro, Woodshed Smokehouse, Queenie's Steakhouse, Love Shack, White Elephant Saloon and Back Dough

Texas chef Tim Love is known as much for his vibrant personality as his signature urban western cuisine at critically and popularly acclaimed venues including Lonesome Dove Western Bistro in Fort Worth, Austin, and Knoxville; Queenie’s Steakhouse; Woodshed Smokehouse; Love Shack; the storied White Elephant Saloon; and Back Dough, a late-night weekend pop-up serving sweet and savory doughnuts out of the back kitchen doors at Queenie’s Steakhouse and Lonesome Dove Knoxville. Love is a founding partner of the Austin FOOD & WINE Festival and Music City FOOD & WINE Festival in Nashville, as well as the official chef of Austin City Limits. Most recently, Love announced the launch of his newest project in Fort Worth, Gemelle, which will debut this Spring 2019 serving up seasonal, Italian-inflected fare made with ingredients from Love’s 10,000 sq. ft. garden onsite. Love will also be expanding his portfolio to Houston, with three concepts in the works to open at Levy Park, including a second location of his acclaimed Woodshed Smokehouse. Love lives between Austin and Fort Worth, TX with his wife and three children.