Memphis chef Tamra Patterson, owner of Chef Tam's Underground Cafe, appeared on the Food Network show "Chopped" on April 5, 2022.

Tamra Patterson, recognized by most Memphians as Chef Tam, can add “Chopped” champion to her checklist of accolades.

On the April 5 episode of the well-known Foodstuff Community exhibit “Chopped,” Patterson battled against four other  chefs and gained the big prize of $10,000. Whilst quite a few Memphians have competed on the clearly show, she is the first to gain.

“I can’t hold out to tell my son” was her initial response when she realized she had received. “I arrived to ‘Chopped’ and kicked tail. It feels amazing!”

This was Patterson’s first time to appear on “Chopped,” but not her to start with time on Foodstuff Network. She has competed on a few distinct episodes of “Guy’s Grocery Game titles,” even profitable as soon as. She has also competed on OWN’s “Good American Cookout.”