Troy Gagliardo is a chef/author who has hosted “Troy’s Everyday Eats”,  a weekly cooking show on Charlotte’s WCCB for the past ten years. His cookbook, Pseudo Southern-a playful twist on the art of southern cooking, was released in 2015. He has appeared in national commercials with Dale Earnhardt Jr. and has made several appearances on Fox Network, Fox & Friends Weekend in NYC. He most recently appeared in the premiere episode of season four of the Emmy award winning television show, “A Chef’s Life” with Vivian Howard. Also an entrepreneur, Troy owns a spice company, Motown Spice Provisions and has a line of spices available at The Fresh Market. He will also launch a line of artisan bacon in the fall of 2017, under the name Uncle Hamp’s Carolina Bacon.