Elisabeth Watkins is known by many as the Farm Girl Chef from Linden. She is the winner of Food Network’s Chopped Junior and a current senior at Central Catholic High School in Modesto. Elisabeth learned to appreciate food growing up on a sixth-generation family farm and acquired culinary skills through 4-H. Currently, she instructs cooking classes, judges cooking competitions, appears on local television, and promotes her passions: agriculture and cooking.


California State Fair 4-H Cooking Throwdown winner 2013, 2014, 2015

Guest Chef at Evan’s Kitchen in Sacramento

Junior Red Angus Association Guest Speaker 2016

Featured Presenter and Master of Ceremonies at Farm-to-Fork Sacramento

Celebrity Chef BaconFest 2017

Sacramento Home & Garden Show Cooking Demonstrator

2017 Domino's Transformation Experience Winner