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Festival of Foods presenter, Laura Cavender of Oryana, teaches for Fustini's School of Cooking and is building a customer base as a personal chef.

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Choose 4 savory topics from 16 tasty choices!

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Festival of Foods presenter, Chef Michelle Rodriguez of Amor Comida, makes cooking fun!

Festival of Foods

at Hagerty Center on the Bay

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At Festival of Foods, you will learn new cooking skills and get fresh ideas from area chefs and gourmet food artisans. Enjoy tasty samplings in this learn-a-lot-quick experience. 16 total workshops; you choose 4. Workshop descriptions available mid-January. REGISTER BY JANUARY 6 to receive first choice of workshops at this sellout event!

Featuring Chef Presenters: Kaylee Davenport and Sam Stanchon of Fuel Your Tomorrow; Patrick Evans and Michael Evans of Conifer TC; Ryan Moberly and Lisa Robinson of Radish Street Food; Les Eckert of Great Lakes Culinary Institute; Vincent Grimaldi of Higher Grounds Coffee; Michelle Rodriguez of Amor Comida; Laura Cavender of Oryana Community Co-op; Kim Fish of The Cheese Lady; Joe Short and Tyler Glaze of Short’s Brewing Company; Jody and DC Hayden of Grocer’s Daughter Chocolate; Karan Josephus; Maggi Steele; Chris Little; and MORE!

Demonstrations, techniques and flavors of all kinds round out the selections and there will be tastings throughout!

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festival of foods

10 a.m.–3 p.m.
(check-in begins at 9:45 a.m.)

Hagerty Center
715 E. Front St.
Traverse City, MI

$99 - includes samplings throughout the day and light appetizers at 12:30.
($90 with LIFE Discount)

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