2016 Signature Stages & Classes
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2016 Classes

"Sour Beer Symposium" presented by Goose Island Beer Co.

11:30a, 12:30p, 2:00p, 3:30p 

"The Progression of the Pale Ale" " presented by Four Peaks Brewing Co.
"Showcase of the Regions Best Spirits
11:30a, 12:30p, 1:30p, 2:30p

The Tucson Restaurant Scene: its past, present, and future
11:30A, 1:30pm, 3:30pm

Call it Meet the Press, foodie edition!
Join representatives of the local food media as they offer their credentialed perspectives on the traditions of the Tucson restaurant scene, today's trends, and forecasts for the future of Tucson as a culinary community.
Moderator- Matt Russell, host of On the Menu Live on 104.1 FM, KQTH, and food and beverage columnist for Inside Tucson Business
Panel- Andi Berlin, food writer for the Arizona Daily Star
Rita Connelly, editor of the Well-Fed Foodie blog, and author of Lost Restaurants of Tucson
Adam Lehrman, head foodie and founder of Tucson Foodie

Europe River Cruising “Cuisine with a view” Presented by Frosch Travel
12p, 2p, 4p

"BBQ,....... Live the Life Style"   Presented by Arizona Grill and Hearth

"Tasty Tips from the King of BBQs"  Presented by Arizona Grill and Hearth

Kitchen Demos-Upstairs

11:30   Ericka Bostick of Agustin Kitchen & The Coronet
Bagna Cauda (which means "hot bath! In italian") A warm dip for vegetables that originates from the Piedmont region in Italy
1:30     Wendy Gauthier of Chef Chic Personal Chef & Catering
Thai green curry with shrimp, tofu and vegetables
3:30     The Gourmet Girls Gluten Free Bakery & Bistro
Fresh penne pasta with fresh seasonal veggies, bacon and feta cheese.  Plus no-bake 
Chocolate peanut butter cookies

Terrace Demo Kitchen
Breasts of Chicken with Apple Jack Brandy Cream and Caramelized Apples
Norman M. Nichols II C.E.C.
Certified Executive Chef, Casino Del Sol Resort
Thai ‘Arizona’ Beef Salad with fish sauce dressing, puya chile, fresh crab + herbs
Ryan Clark, CEC
Certified Executive Chef
Chef De Cusine, PY Steakhouse, Casino Del Sol  Resort
Three Time Iron Chef Tucson Champion

2016 Exhibitors

Belgian Beers- Stella Artois, Leffe , Hoegaarden, Stella Cidre
Craft Beers -Elysian Space Dust IPA, 10 Barrel Joe IPA, Breckenridge Nitro Vanilla Porter, Four Peaks Sunbru Kolsch, Four Peaks Kilt Lifter Scottish Style Ale, Four Peaks Peach Ale-Golden Ale with Fruit Goose Island IPA
Spirits – Arizona Distilling, Del Bac, 3 Amigos Tequila, Mexican Moonshine, 3 Wells Distilling
Wine- Copa De Vino, Chateau Diana
Hubert’s Lemonade, Voss Water, Jones Soda
The Roasted Chile (Green Chile Corn Chowder, Green Chile Cookies, Green Chile Lemonade)
Sogno Toscano Olive Oil Boutique
Casino Del Sol (Shrimp in Tomato Saffron Broth)
Holly’s Little Farm (Local Honey)
Throwbacks Sports Bar and Grill (Korean Pork Belly Taco)
Jersey Mike’s Subs (Submarine Sandwiches)
Community Food Bank (Shrimp Tater Tots, Short Ribs, and Red Velvet Cupcakes)
Malta Joes Baked Goods (Cheese Pastizzi)
Dickey’s Barbeque Pit – Pulled Pork, Smoked Chicken
Fini’s Landing (Mezcal Del Mar-Seafood Cocktail)
Papa Murphy’s (Pizza)
E and R Pork (Local Ham, Bacon, Chorizo, and Carnitas)
Overlook Restaurant (Flatbread with Smoked Salmon)
Westin La Paloma Resort and Spa
Gourmet Girls (Gluten Free Baked Goods)
Cloud Nine Salt Seasonings
El Cisne (Chile Relleno with Seafood)
Able Nutrition (Vegan Lasagna, Cilantro Lime Chicken, Protein Bites)
Sprint PCS
Bookman’s Entertainment Exchange
Park Avenue Jewelers
Arizona Restaurant Supply
Cutco Cutlery
Arizona Grill and Hearth
The Pampered Chef