Chef Geeta Bansal -

Chef and food journalist travels the world pursuing her passion for food.

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Chef Joe Youkhan
CHOPPED Champion, Food Network  
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On the CulinaryStage!

Stewart Prato, CWE & Sommelier

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Chef Arthur Ortiz

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Eric Entrikin, Master Sommelier

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Chef Jamie Gwen

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Ira Norof, CWE & Sommelier

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Chef Kris Morningstar

Most recently of Terrine

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Chef Linda Johnsen

Wing Lam, Co-Founder / Partner of Wahoo's Fish Taco { more }

Chef Katy Smith - Chef-Alum of Rick Bayless, Executive Chef Puesto

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Tricia Carr - Director of Mixology,

Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits

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On Stage​ Sunday

Kim Beto, Sommelier & VP at Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits { more }

Brought to you by Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits

Tess Masters - Lifestyle personality and author of The Blender Girl, The Blender Girl Smoothies, The Perfect Blend, and creator of The Blender Girl Smoothies app. { learn more

Chef Pascal Olhats

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Kelly Lam, Founder, The Whole Purpose { more }

Culinary Entertainment on the

Fisher & Paykel /DCS Stage

Hosted by Simon Majumdar.

Attend local celebrity chef demonstrations on our Fisher & Paykel /DCS Culinary Stage, hosted by Food Network Star, Simon Majumdar.  Fantastic culinary tips from the best chefs on the West Coast!  Enjoy an incredible line up of chefs and learn Professional Tips, Summer Cocktails and Summer Dishes!

Chef Brian Malarkey

Creator of over a dozen restaurants including highly acclaimed Herb & Wood 

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Chef Cathy Pavlos

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On Stage​ Saturday

1:15 – 1:30 Tess Masters - The Blender Girl will show us how to blend up a delightful Pineapple Salsa Smoothie
1:35 – 1:50 Geeta Bansal – Chef Geeta Bansal will show us how to make Watermelon Curry
2:00 – 2:15 Tricia Carr Master Mixologist - Tricia will show us how to make an Arnoldo Palmero & Kentucky Mango Margarita
2:25 – 2:40 Jamie Gwen – Chef Jamie Gwen will show us how to make Spanish Summer Gazpacho & Summer Fruit Soup
3:00 – 3:25 Eric and Kim - Master Sommelier discussion around Summer White Wines
3:30 – 3:45 Pascal Olhats - Chef Pascal Olhats will show us how to make one of his specialties, Scampi Provencal
4:00 – 4:15 Kris Morningstar – Chef Kris Morningstar will show us how to make Truffled Chicken Liver 
4:30 – 5:00 Brian Malarkey - Chef Brian Malarkey will show us how to make Crispy Skinned Pounded Chicken Breast in 5 minutes flat with lemon salsa verde to finish

Chef Cathy Pavlos

Thank you for the Support from the following brands making the Culinary Entertainment on the 
Fisher & Paykel /DCS Stage possible

Attend local celebrity chef demonstrations on our Fisher & Paykel /DCS Cooking Stage, hosted by Food Network Star, Simon Majumdar.  

Chef Pascal Olhats

Chef Ivan Rogelio Calderon - Taco Rosa

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Chef Brian Huskey - Bravo’s Top Chef and Executive Chef/Founder of Tackle Box { learn more }

1:15 – 1:30 Katy Smith - Chef Katy Smith will show us how to prepare flor de calabaza soup, including Puesto’s infamous corn stock
1:30 – 1:40 Ivan Calderon - Chef Ivan Calderon will show us how to make a mouth-watering summer Sangria
1:45 – 2:00 Linda Johnson - Chef Linda Johnson will show us how to make a perfect summer appetizer, Salmon cheesecake
2:15 – 2:30 Cathy Pavlos - Chef Cathy Pavlos will share her treasured Grilled Peach and Heirloom Tomato Salad
2:40 – 2:55 Arthur Ortiz - Chef Arthur Ortiz will share his fun and popular Shrimp Shooter recipe
3:00 – 3:25  Ira and Stewart (SWS) – Master Sommeliers Ira and Stewart will lead us in discussion around Rose
3:30 – 3:50  Wing & Kelly Lam – Chef Wing and Kelly will show us how to make delectable cajun shrimp tacos
4:05 – 4:25 Joe Youkhan - Chef Joe Youkhan will show us how to make Charred eggplant Baba Ganoush with grilled herb sumac buttered flatbread
4:40 – 5:00 Brian Huskey - Chef Brian Huskey will show us how to make Beach Corn

Chef Linda Johnsen

is the Owner/Executive Chef of Filomena's Italian Kitchen & Filomena's Italian Market

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