Fans of the Food Network’s hit shows will be thrilled to learn that Paula Deen, Jacques Pepin, Giada De Laurentiis, and Guy Fieri are coming to the Washington DC area for the 2011 Metropolitan Cooking & Entertaining Show at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center this November!

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PAULA DEEN, JACQUES PEPIN, GIADA DE LAURENTIIS, GUY FIERI
HEADLINE NOV 5-6 METROPOLITAN COOKING & ENTERTAINING SHOW

James Beard Foundation Cooking Stage, National Beef Cook-off, 400 specialty food exhibitors, Cookbook authors set for two-day food extravaganza

(Oct 1, 2011 – Washington, DC) Food Network stars Paula Deen, Giada De Laurentiis and Guy Fieri will be joined by culinary legend Jacques Pepin at the November 5-6, 2011 Metropolitan Cooking & Entertaining Show at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

In addition, ten chefs and cookbook authors, all honored as James Beard Foundation winners, nominees or as guest chefs at The James Beard House, will take the Bloom Cooking Stage honoring the James Beard Foundation. Throughout the two day event there will be non-stop activities including a book signing pavilion featuring national and regional cookbook authors; ongoing demonstrations from knife skills to holiday entertaining; a beer, wine and spirits pavilion that will highlight local mixologists and the American National Cattle Women’s cooking stage presenting the winning recipes of the National Beef Cook-off plus the announcement of the 2011 winner of that competition. Known as a great shopping show, this year more than 400 specialty food exhibitors will showcase products – all for sale.

METROPOLITAN COOKING & ENTERTAINING SHOW
Saturday November 5 – Sunday November 6, 2011
WalterE.WashingtonConvention Center–Washington,DC
Hours: 10 am – 6 p.m. Nov 5; 10 am – 5 pm Nov 6
Ticket prices: General Admission – $24.50 in advance; $27 at the door
Children 4-12 – $12.50 in advance; $15 at the door
Children under 4 free
To purchase general admission tickets or tickets for Celebrity Theater, special events go
to www.MetroCooking.com
General information: Metropolitan Cooking & Entertaining Show 703.321.4890

 

METROPOLITAN COOKING & ENTERTAINING SHOW
 WALTER E. WASHINGTON CONVENTION CENTER – WASHINGTON DC
www.MetroCooking.com

Saturday November 5   10 am – 6 pm     Sunday November 6   10 am – 5 pm

Appearing on the Celebrity Stage:
www.metrocooking.com/index.php/dc/celebrity_events/celebrity_theater_presentation_paula_deen1/

            Paula Deen  – Giada De Laurentiis  – Guy Fieri  – Jacques Pépin

Appearing on the Bloom Cooking Stage at the Culinary Center honoring The James Beard Foundation:
www.metrocooking.com/index.php/dc/demos_tastings_workshops/cooking_stage

  • Joan Nathan – cookbook author & James Beard award winner
  • Scott Drewno –  The Source & Beard House guest chef
  • Matt Hill – Charlie Palmer Steak & Beard House guest chef
  • Sarabeth Levine – Sarabeth’s (NY, FL) & Beard winner,Outstanding Pastry Chef
  • Joe Yonan – editor, cook book author & Beard winner, Outstanding Newspaper /Food Section
  • Peter Smith –  PS7s, Beard award nominee, Rising Star
  • Michel Richard – Central Michel Richard, Citronelle, Beard award winner,                        Outstanding chef
  • Vikram Sunderam – Rasika, Beard award nominee, Best Chef Mid-Atlantic
  • Jeffrey Buben – Vidalia, Bistro Bis, Beard award winner, Best Chef Mid-Atlantic
  • Dean Gold – Dino, Beard House guest cheF

Appearing in the Book Signing Pavilion: www.metrocooking.com/index.php/dc/book_signing_pavilion

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