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Watch the hottest local and national chefs show off their culinary skills in a state-of-the-art kitchen built right onto the Grand Tasting floor. Snag a seat for the rotating chef demonstrations to get an up-close look as each chef whips up one of their signature dishes every hour. Learn useful techniques, ask questions and sample the chefs’ culinary creations during these lively, interactive cooking demos.
Access to the Chef’s Stage is included in your Grand Tasting ticket. Just make sure to head over a little early – seats fill quickly!

2019 Chef’s Stage Lineup


Saturday, March 30

3:00PM – Edouardo Jordan, JuneBaby (Seattle , WA)
4:00PM – Vivian Howard, Chef & the Farmer (Kinston, NC)
5:00PM – Gregory Gourdet, Departure Restaurant + Lounge (Portland, OR)


Sunday, March 31

3:00PM – Mei Lin, Nightshade (Los Angeles, CA)
4:00PM – Shota Nakajima, Adana (Seattle , WA)
5:00PM – Jason Wilson, Maggie Trujillo and Kevin Benner, Fire & Vine Hospitality (Seattle, WA)



2019 Featured Chefs