Kitchen Expert Travis Hill
  • Travis Hill

    Hey, Y鈥檃ll! My name is Travis, I am from Texas, and I specialize in modern Southern cooking with French technique, which I do for indoor and outdoor kitchens! I am so happy to have the opportunity to help elevate your kitchen with all tools and toys that really make it fun to cook.

    After ten years in the army, I took all I had and opened a small restaurant and food truck in Texas. After that first day, we were open; that is all I wanted to do with the rest of my life; cook!

    Fast forward to today, with culinary school and eight years working as a professional chef in Pro service and R/D Kitchens under my belt, I get to travel and teach cooking. I help cooks, chefs, and pitmasters hone their craft with tips, tricks, and gadgets that are now and will be mainstays. I split my time between kitchen and outdoor cooking and testing every type of cookware and cutlery piece out there.

    I have done everything from teaching the proper dissemination of smoke in an offset smoker and pellet grill to the best blender to emulsify a from-scratch hollandaise and keep it without breaking.

    I would love the opportunity to help put together some excellent kitchen gear to elevate your dishes. It鈥檚 all in the details!

    So send me a message, and let鈥檚 get started!

    70 reviews averaging 5.0 stars
    Currently offline
    CategoryKitchen Expert
    Customers helped1,105
    Favorite cook bookHeritage by Sean Brock
    Favorite beer512 Pecan Porter
    Favorite knifeBob Kramer
    Favorite dishCarne Guisada
    Favorite cuisineTexas Contemporary
    My QualificationChef/BBQ Pro
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    Kitchen Expert Travis Hill
    Expert: Travis Hill
    Reviewer: Martha
    Travis Was Great
    I was not familiar with Curated. Never heard of it. But while googling skillets and different materials they are made of, Travis popped out somehow and offered his expertise. I had several windows open, including Amazon, and was going back and forth between them. This service is legit! Travis was great. He actually saved me money and got me exactly what I was looking for, so he earned a nice tip.
    Verified Review | Submitted on Oct 27, 2023
    Kitchen Expert Travis Hill
    Expert: Travis Hill
    Reviewer: April
    Travis was great!
    I had been looking for days for the right set of cookware for my brand new glass top stove. Travis had all the right information and a video specific to me and everything I was looking for in a matter of minutes. Very impressive. I will never go anywhere else now. I'm here for like Travis has made a new friend.
    Verified Review | Submitted on Sep 16, 2023
    Kitchen Expert Travis Hill
    Expert: Travis Hill
    Reviewer: Nick
    A true expert!
    I came across Curated by accident while searching online for knife sets. I got paired up with Travis and he was so helpful! Within minutes he had a list of suggestions for me that fit my needs, and when I told him that I was looking for something a little less expensive he was able to quickly adjust his suggestions for me. He even helped me out with a price match when I found a cheaper price elsewhere, huge thanks to Travis for your great recommendations!
    Verified Review | Submitted on Aug 9, 2023
    Kitchen Expert Travis Hill
    Expert: Travis Hill
    Reviewer: Nicole
    Travis is AMAZING!!
    Travis was incredibly helpful!! I feel like he really listened to me, to find out exactly what I was needing, & he truly exceeded those expectations; he literally gave me the best deal for high-quality, culinary cutlery. I can honestly say that I would not have made my purchase, had it not been his patience & expertise!! Much appreciated!!
    Verified Review | Submitted on Aug 5, 2023
    Kitchen Expert Travis Hill
    Expert: Travis Hill
    Reviewer: Tiffany
    Amazing experience!
    Travis was responsive, friendly, knowledgeable, and super patient while I was trying to decide. We were able to stay within my budget while getting me exactly what I needed. I will absolutely be returning whenever I need more kitchen items (which will probably be pretty soon!)
    Verified Review | Submitted on Aug 4, 2023
    Kitchen Expert Travis Hill
    Expert: Travis Hill
    Reviewer: Kristie
    The best customer experience ever
    I had such a great experience with Travis. I took multiple days mulling over which products to purchase and he was so patient, enthusiastic, friendly, and extremely responsive throughout. He was conscientious of my needs and walked me through each product I had questions about. He price matched the company鈥檚 sale too. Curated鈥檚 platform is amazing as well.
    Verified Review | Submitted on Jul 6, 2023
    Kitchen Expert Travis Hill
    Expert: Travis Hill
    Reviewer: Jen
    Passionate, Patient, and Precise
    Travis did an excellent job explaining the ins and outs of various products. He balanced his personal experiences with what we were asking for in our purchase. I didn't plan on making a purchase when I got on this site, but his personal knowledge and experience swayed us! He has a God-given talent for his craft as well as conversing with clients!
    Verified Review | Submitted on May 17, 2023
    Kitchen Expert Travis Hill
    Expert: Travis Hill
    Reviewer: H
    Awesome experience
    I found Curated on a whim, thinking it'd be one of those websites with a pay wall or scam. I was pleasantly surprised that it isn't! I was able to chat with a chef (Hey, Travis!) and get custom recommendations easily. Travis advised me throughout the entire process and answered questions that came up. He was kind, considerate, and communicative. I also never felt pressured to purchase a particular product. I will use this website again if I need recommendations for kitchen goods!
    Verified Review | Submitted on May 6, 2023
    Kitchen Expert Travis Hill
    Expert: Travis Hill
    Reviewer: Isaiah
    Travis was very helpful!
    I contacted him not really knowing what I wanted. He suggested some options, and then I took a day to think over it, the next day I asked him a few more questions, and he immediately responded and within a few minutes I had already pretty much been able to make up my mind, and what I wanted. He was also very friendly and always ready to help!
    Verified Review | Submitted on Apr 30, 2023
    Kitchen Expert Travis Hill
    Expert: Travis Hill
    Reviewer: Hannah
    Travis is awesome!
    Travis was SO helpful!! He was patient will all of my questions and gave me super great advice and was extremely knowledgeable. I鈥檝e never done anything like this before and was honestly skeptical at first, but I鈥檓 so happy I did it!! Highly recommend :)
    Verified Review | Submitted on May 27, 2023
    Travis Hill
    5.0 from 70 reviews
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