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Join celebrity chefs and bartenders at our pop-up demo stations located around the Expo show floor. Each station will feature a series of short 20-minute demos focused on the latest flavor and product trends in the industry.  

All cooking demos are 20-minutes long unless otherwise noted. To see a full description and sign up for a session, please visit the Attendee Service Center and use the drop down menu to "Bookmark Your Sessions". Still need to register? Click Here

Sunday, September 25

Time Speaker(s) Session Title
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.  Hosted by Mario Rizzotti Food Fight: Secret Indgredient Competition
10:30 - 11:15 a.m. Dr. Lyda Garcia, PhD Pork Side Meat-Cutting Demo
11:30 a.m. & 2 p.m. Heather Zook Gluten-Free Demo
Noon - 1p.m. Star Chef, Nacho Aguirre  Patisserie Demo 
2:30 p.m. & 4 p.m.  Levatino Harris Soul Food Demo


Monday, September 26

Time Speaker Session Title 
10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Host TBC Burger Battle Competition
10:30 a.m.  Dr. Lyda Garcia, PhD Ribeye Roll Meat-Cutting Demo
11 a.m. & 1 p.m.  Tommy Walton  Cooking Demo
11:30 a.m. & 2:30 p.m. Mario Rizzotti Product Demo
Noon & 2 p.m.  Anthony Gargano Pasta Demo
12:30 p.m. & 1:30 p.m.  Linda Berry Cooking with CBD
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.  Host TBC Mixed Up! Cocktail Competition Finals

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