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February 21-23, 2020 | St. Charles Convention Center | St. Louis, MO
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Wondering where that delicious aroma is coming from?

Chances are it’s arising from our Inspired Cooking Stage. Sponsored by The Missouri Pork Association, this Stage is the place to be for great food and cooking presentations from award-winning St. Louis chefs, fabulous local restaurants and fantastic vendors. There’s delicious food sampling, special drawings and prizes, and for the sixth year, our “Inspired Chef Competition.”  Head on over and you might pick up some tips to make your next meal, “Inspired”.

 

 

 

 



Friday, February 21st 

1:30 – 2:00PM

Mary Hostetter is celebrating 35 years as Owner of The Blue Owl Restaurant and Bakery in Historic Kimmswick!  Mary will share some of her favorite recipes over the years!  Mary would love to have you join her presentation!
Mary Hostetter– The Blue Owl Restaurant and Bakery

2:30 – 3:00PM

Cauliflower Shepard’s Pie
Join Barb Dougherty and Maggie Klonsky with Pampered Chef as they show you the secret to getting more veggies into one of your favorite comfort foods, Shepherd’s Pie. Learn how to make this quick and easy dinner with a healthier twist.
The Pampered Chef

3:30 – 4:00PM

The Pork Loin – Value and Variety All In One
A whole pork loin is one of the best values in the meatcase and a great source of lean protein which makes it the perfect choice for growing kids, fitness enthusiasts and healthy eaters. But because of its size, can be a bit overwhelming as to how to prepare. During this session, we will break down a whole loin into a variety of cuts, and we’ll sample a couple pork dishes. Everyone will go home with recipes to inspire your meals.
Diane Slater - Director of Communications for the Missouri Pork Association

4:30 – 5:00PM

Sesame Quinoa Lettuce Wraps
The Berry Nutty Farm

5:30 – 6:00PM

Mini-Cake Off by Baked!
Join 2 of the talented bakers at Baked! for a mini cake-off! Watch as these two ladies decorate their hearts out while sharing some decorating tips and tricks. Then vote for your favorite! The winning team gets a special treat by email!
Baked Café

6:15 - 6:45PM

5 easy ways to use a rotisserie chicken for simple weeknight meals. Hayley Sohn is a nutritionist and has years of experience teaching people fast and healthy meal prep. These recipes will be simple, delicious and nutritious.

Basically It Meals

 

Saturday, February 22nd

11:00 – 11:30AM

Cauliflower Shepard’s Pie
Join Barb Dougherty and Maggie Klonsky with Pampered Chef as they show you the secret to getting more veggies into one of your favorite comfort foods, Shepherd’s Pie. Learn how to make this quick and easy dinner with a healthier twist.
The Pampered Chef

12:00 – 12:45PM

On the Inspired Cooking Stage we are cooking up something special with D. Scott Phillips, Executive Chef, Food Service Consultants, Inc.  Chef Scott will be appearing with Dr. Harley Hammerman, who is the author of Lost Tables and Lost Dishes, and with Restaurant Consultant Scott Krietemeyer.  They will be demonstrating favorite recipes from Casa Gallardo and discussing the history of this iconic restaurant and its founder.  Bring your own margaritas!
Executive Chef D. Scott Phillips

1:00 – 1:30PM

Mary Hostetter is celebrating 35 years as Owner of The Blue Owl Restaurant and Bakery in Historic Kimmswick!  Mary will share some of her favorite recipes over the years!  Mary would love to have you join her presentation!
Mary Hostetter– The Blue Owl Restaurant and Bakery

2:00 – 2:30PM

Chef Christopher will be preparing a Crusted Pork Tenderloin with Creamy Polenta garnished with fire roasted grape tomatoes finished with a balsamic reduction.


Chef Christopher Bell – Morrison Healthcare Chef of Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital Morrison Healthcare is a leading national food and nutrition services company that proudly serves more than 750 hospitals and health care systems.
BJC HealthCare is one of the largest nonprofit health care organizations in the United States, and is focused on delivering services to residents primarily in the greater St. Louis, southern Illinois and mid-Missouri regions.

4:30 – 5:00PM

The Pork Loin – Value and Variety All In One
A whole pork loin is one of the best values in the meatcase and a great source of lean protein which makes it the perfect choice for growing kids, fitness enthusiasts and healthy eaters. But because of its size, can be a bit overwhelming as to how to prepare. During this session, we will break down a whole loin into a variety of cuts, and we’ll sample a couple pork dishes. Everyone will go home with recipes to inspire your meals.
Diane Slater - Director of Communications for the Missouri Pork Association

5:30 – 6:15PM

On the Inspired Cooking Stage we are cooking up something special with D. Scott Phillips, Executive Chef, Food Service Consultants, Inc.  Chef Scott will be appearing with Dr. Harley Hammerman, who is the author of Lost Tables and Lost Dishes, and with Restaurant Consultant Scott Krietemeyer.  They will be demonstrating favorite recipes from Casa Gallardo and discussing the history of this iconic restaurant and its founder.  Bring your own margaritas!
Executive Chef D. Scott Phillips

6:30 – 7:00PM

Berry Beef Stir-Fry
The Berry Nutty Farm

Sunday, February 23rd

11:30 – 12:00PM

Mini-Cake Off by Baked!
Join 2 of the talented bakers at Baked! for a mini cake-off! Watch as these two ladies decorate their hearts out while sharing some decorating tips and tricks. Then vote for your favorite! The winning team gets a special treat by email!
Baked Café

12:30 – 1:00PM

The Pork Loin – Value and Variety All In One
A whole pork loin is one of the best values in the meatcase and a great source of lean protein which makes it the perfect choice for growing kids, fitness enthusiasts and healthy eaters. But because of its size, can be a bit overwhelming as to how to prepare. During this session, we will break down a whole loin into a variety of cuts, and we’ll sample a couple pork dishes. Everyone will go home with recipes to inspire your meals.
Diane Slater - Director of Communications for the Missouri Pork Association

1:30 – 2:00PM

All About Chai!
From your Morning Energy to Bubble Tea fun, Tea has it all covered. Learn to make Tea for every occasion without too much fuss. Plus, there will be samples and tips for making a Chai Latte and Bubble Tea at home.
Molly Nesham – Persnicketa, LLC

2:15– 3:30PM

Inspiring Chef Competition

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Inspired Chef Competition 2019

 

 

 

 

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