Nov 18 & 19, 2022

Seminar Schedules


FoodStage


Included with your Festival Admission

Yam it up this Holiday Season
November 18, 2022
4:30 pm - 5:15 pm
Join Chef Trimell as he jazzes up yams with a little "sweet and spice and everything nice". This Bisque will warm you up on a cold winter day or cool you down on a hot summer night. Explore the versatility of this healthy, delicious but often forgotten about vegetable.
Elevating Pasta
November 18, 2022
6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
Just in time for the Holiday Season, Gina will share some fun and easy ways to elevate your pasta dishes. From garlic confit to compound butters, Gina will share her favorite tips for making Italian food delicious. Elevating Pasta featuring Frederik's by Meijer, DelGrosso & Stone House Bread products.
A Thanksgiving Twist on the Traditional Shrimp Cocktail
November 18, 2022
7:30 pm - 8:15 pm
"Kick up your Holiday Entertaining "   Food should be fun and it's most fun when you share it with others.  Watch Chef Jeff transform the classic shrimp cocktail with Thanksgiving flavors that you can serve for the Holiday entertaining season.    Not only will your guests love it , but you'll pick up tips on how to work with shrimp and how to re think familiar dishes .   
It’s FALL about FLAVOR!
November 18, 2022
8:30 pm - 9:15 pm
It doesn’t have to be complicated to make super delicious fall and comfort dishes this season - the kind that make you do a little happy dance when you take that first bite. Join Chef Calvin as he demoes how to use Spiced Up Seasonings to save you time and effort without sacrificing flavor. Featuring Chef Calvin's Spiced up Seasonings. #LessLaborMoreFlavor 
Yam it up this Holiday Season
November 19, 2022
2:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Join Chef Trimell as he jazzes up yams with a little "sweet and spice and everything nice". This Bisque will warm you up on a cold winter day or cool you down on a hot summer night. Explore the versatility of this healthy, delicious but often forgotten about vegetable.
Quick and Easy Healthy Thai Cooking
November 19, 2022
3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
Food should be fun and it's most fun when you share it with others.  Featuring Chef Genevieve's Thai Feast Products.
A Thanksgiving Twist on the Traditional Shrimp Cocktail
November 19, 2022
4:30 pm - 5:15 pm
Kick up your Holiday Entertaining. Watch Chef Jeff transform the classic shrimp cocktail with Thanksgiving flavors that you can serve for the Holiday entertaining season.    Not only will your guests love it , but you'll pick up tips on how to work with shrimp and how to re think familiar dishes .   
Elevating Pasta
November 19, 2022
6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
Just in time for the Holiday Season, Gina will share some fun and easy ways to elevate your pasta dishes. From garlic confit to compound butters, Gina will share her favorite tips for making Italian food delicious. Elevating Pasta  (With Frederik's by Meijer, DelGrosso & Stone House Bread)
Quick and Easy Healthy Thai Cooking
November 19, 2022
7:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Food should be fun and it's most fun when you share it with others.  Featuring Chef Genevieve's Thai Feast Products.
Spirited Salads for Adults
November 19, 2022
8:30 pm - 9:15 pm
Monica & Jessica Ann show you how to prepare easy, sassy, savory spirited salads and zippy zingy marinades by utilizing International Beer Wine & Food Festival Products you can purchase in Meijer Stores!
From Our Fields to Your Fork
November 18, 2022
5:30 pm - 6:15 pm
In Michigan, we enjoy more than 300 great tasting, wholesome foods and products grown on over 46,000 farms across the state. From apples to zucchini, Michigan grows it all! Join executive chef James Kokenyesdi as he shares his favorite recipes that feature Michigan specialty crops and get a taste of those Pure Michigan ingredients! You'll leave this demonstration armed with the recipes and inspired to seek out locally grown foods to prepare your favorite dishes and support Michigan farmers! Featuring Michigan Grown Michigan Great Products.
From Our Fields to Your Fork
November 19, 2022
5:30 pm - 6:15 pm
In Michigan, we enjoy more than 300 great tasting, wholesome foods and products grown on over 46,000 farms across the state. From apples to zucchini, Michigan grows it all! Join executive chef James Kokenyesdi as he shares his favorite recipes that feature Michigan specialty crops and get a taste of those Pure Michigan ingredients! You'll leave this demonstration armed with the recipes and inspired to seek out locally grown foods to prepare your favorite dishes and support Michigan farmers! Featuring Michigan Grown Michigan Great Products.


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Tickets for tasting sessions are $20.  Advance tickets can be purchased online and are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Tasting sessions are approximately 30-45 minutes long and include 5-6 samples.  Each session is limited to 60 seats.

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Drink the Wild: Back Woods Bubbles for the Sober
November 18, 2022
8:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Tasting Session Room F
Drink the Wild: Back Woods Bubbles for the Sober
November 19, 2022
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Tasting Session Room E
NA, is it really that good? Blind Taste Test
November 19, 2022
4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Tasting Session Room F
What is a Hazy IPA & Why is it so popular?
November 19, 2022
5:00 pm - 5:45 pm
Tasting Session Room E
Michigan Spirits: Revolutionary
November 19, 2022
6:00 pm - 6:45 pm
Tasting Session Room F
Drink the Wild: Back Woods Bubbles for the Sober
November 19, 2022
7:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Tasting Session Room E
Michiganders Guide to Bourbon
November 19, 2022
8:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Tasting Session Room F
Old World vs. New World Wines
November 18, 2022
5:00 pm - 5:45 pm
Tasting Session Room E
Tour de Belgium – An Exploration of Belgian Beer Styles
November 18, 2022
6:00 pm - 6:45 pm
Tasting Session Room F
Panel Discussion with Brewers
November 18, 2022
7:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Tasting Session Room E