Edible Orlando Cooking Stage Returns to the Central Florida Home + Garden Show April 4-6, 2014


Up your culinary savvy at the Edible Orlando Cooking Stage, returning once again to the Central Florida Home + Garden Show, April 4-6 at the Orange County Convention Center’s North Concourse.

The three-day home improvement extravaganza will showcase top local chefs and media personalities who will be sharing epicurean tips, dishing about the latest food trends and demonstrating the best of the season all weekend long.

Enjoy mouth-watering samples and meet the folks behind Edible Orlando magazine while perusing the thousands of innovative products, new ideas, practical advice and great deals in remodeling, home improvement and gardening with hundreds of experts all under one roof. Throughout the weekend, guests will have the chance to win prizes from Central Florida Preventive Medicine and Florida Dairy Farmers.

The Edible Orlando Cooking Stage schedule is as follows:

Friday, April 4
10:30 a.m. – Chef Larry Eells, Hyatt Regency Orlando
12:30 p.m. – Heather McPherson, Orlando Sentinel; Katie Farmand & Pam Brandon, Edible Orlando (pictured above)
1:30 p.m. – Lois Dorotiak, Whole Foods Market

Saturday, April 5
10:30 a.m. – Andres Montoya, The Wine Barn
11:30 a.m. – Chef Camilo Velasco, Barnie’s Coffee Kitchen
12:30 p.m. – Heather McPherson, Orlando Sentinel; Katie Farmand & Pam Brandon, Edible Orlando
1:30 p.m. – Gloria B, KQ 103FM
2:30 p.m. – Chef Jose Gonzalez, Cuba Libre Restaurant

Sunday, April 6
11:30 a.m. – Feeding Children Everywhere
12:30 p.m. – Chef Jerry Helminski, ‘Kesh
1:30 p.m. – Chef Laurent Hollaender, Grand Bohemian Hotel
3:30 p.m. – Shantell Williams, Shantell’s Café

Schedule subject to changes; please visit the Edible Orlando Cooking Stage for up-to-the-minute details.

Show hours are Friday and Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. and Sunday, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Tickets are available at the door and are $10 for adults, $5 for seniors (60+, available at the box office only), $5 for children ages 6-12; and free for children ages 5 and under. Advance tickets can be purchased online for a $3 discount off full-price $10 admission at www.CentralFloridaHomeAndGardenShow.com.

Convenient on-site parking is available in the adjacent lot off International Drive and is $9 per car. For more information, visit www.CentralFloridaHomeAndGardenShow.com or call 877-871-SHOW (7469).