Meet Chef John, the 'Game Gourmet'

Preparing wild game and fish is never dull and poses some cooking challenges. Chef John Schumacher can help.

Updated: January 14, 2003, 6:36 PM ET
By Ron Schara | Host of ESPN2's
Backroads with Ron & Raven

He's everywhere. On television. On radio. In books. In videos. Giving talks. Doing seminars.

He is Chef John, the "Game Gourmet," with his world headquarters the kitchen of Schumacher's New Prague Hotel, a touch of old-world Europe in downtown New Prague, Minn.

He also is also John Schumacher, a Wheaton, Minn., farm boy who grew up in the back forty hunting pheasants or fishing country creeks.

In other words, this Game Gourmet is not an act.

“ My mother ...

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The 'Game Gourmet'