Culinary Demonstrations

Challenge Butter Culinary Stage


Watch regional and local chefs showcase their culinary skills and learn a few recipes and tips to take home and try!

Friday, October 13
5:30 PM     Butter It Up! Media Butter Sculpting Challenge

6:30 PM      Chef Courtney McKnight with Plate 108
          Pan Seared Pork Chops with Apple Cider Glaze, Sauteed Apples, Caramelized      
          Onions, Roasted Fennel, and Pecan Smoked Bacon

Saturday, October 14


12:00 PM     Chef Mark Pollard: Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery
It's Fall in the South! Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin with Apple Chutney, Butternut Squash and Mushroom Pirlau

1:30 PM      Chef Daniel Lopez: A Time to Taste Catering
Flavors of Spain

3:00 PM       Chef Jeff "Rhino" Bannister
Paella for Everyone!

4:30 PM       Chefs Mark Pollard, Daniel Lopez and Jeff "Rhino" Bannister
Barcelona Meets the Deep South!

5:30 PM        US Foods Silver Spoon & Sugary Spoon Awards

6:00 PM        Chefs Heidi and Joe Trull: Grits and Groceries
Real Food Done Real Good!

Sunday, October 15


12:00 PM   Chef Geoff Schneider: Kroc Center and The Peddler Catering

1:30 PM Chef Julie Ellis with Season's Catering

3:00 PM      Chef Julie Ellis with Season's Catering

4:30 PM      Chef Steve Doliget with Commerce Club
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