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2013 Tasting & Entertaining Workshops Schedule

These fun 30-minute sessions are taught by industry experts and will expose you to delightful and unique specialty foods and entertaining ideas. Workshop 1 events take place on the hour and Workshop 2 events take place on the half hour.

The Tasting & Entertaining Workshop area  is located on the show floor and open to all attendees on a first-come, first-served basis and is free with general admission tickets.  Seating for each session is limited to 48 attendees. Descriptions of each workshop are available on the page of the Presenters.

2012 Schedule – See how much fun we had last year!
Saturday, November 2
WORKSHOP AREA 1

11:00 am

Monica Bhide
“So You Want to Write a Cookbook?”

*Book Signing to Follow

12:00 pm

Rocky Fino
“Date Night Dinner Dishes”

*Book Signing to Follow

1:00 pm

Jenn Crovato
“Method Cooking with Olive Oil, Sea Salt & Pepper”

*Book Singing to Follow

2:00 pm

Todd Courtney
“Getting DIRTY this Holiday Season with the DIRT Man”

3:00 pm

Marcia Friedman
Meatballs and Matzah Balls: A Cross-Cultural Culinary Journey”

*Book Signing to Follow

4:00 pm

Rocky Fino
“Date Night Dinner Dishes”

*Book Signing to Follow

WORKSHOP AREA 2

11:30 am

Tanisha Townsend
“Go Virgin! Holding out on Alcohol”

12:30 pm

Kim O’Donnel
“Holiday Entertaining with a Meatless Twist”

*Book Signing to Follow

1:30 pm

Melissa Huston
“DIY DIVA – Add Floral Pizzaz to Your Party”

2:30 pm

Michael Colletti
“Tail to the Gate with Braised Beef Short Ribs”

3:30 pm

Lindsey Becker
“Breakfast in Bed”

4:30 pm

Diane Floyd
“Add Spice Not Salt”

Sunday, November 3
WORKSHOP AREA 1

11:00 am

Jenn Crovato
“Method Cooking with Olive Oil, Sea Salt & Pepper”

*Book Signing to Follow

12:00 pm

Melissa Huston
“DIY DIVA – Add Floral Pizzaz to Your Party”

1:00 pm

Amy Riolo & Luigi Diotaiuti
“Greek Kourembiedes Cookies”

2:00 pm

Tanisha Townsend
“Go Virgin! Holding out on Alcohol”

3:00 pm

Melissa Huston
“DIY DIVA – Add Floral Pizzaz to Your Party”

WORKSHOP AREA 2

11:30 am

Lindsey Becker
“Breakfast in Bed”

12:30 pm

Rocky Fino
“Game Day Wings for the Co-ed Crowd”

*Book Signing to Follow

1:30 pm

Joe Yonan
“Eat Your Vegetables”

*Book Signing to Follow

2:30 pm

Diane Floyd
“Add Spice Not Salt”

3:30 pm

Todd Courtney
“Getting DIRTY this Holiday Season with the DIRT Man”