Learn Italian cooking from the experts

Free admission and lots of delicious free samples!

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Cooking demonstrations

Every hour throughout the weekend, between 11:00am and 5:00pm, a different chef from a local Italian Restaurant will be featured on the “Great Italian Chefs” Cooking Stage, located on the Fisher Terrace — the rooftop of the Fisher Pavilion.

Sponsored by Galbani and presented by Isernio’s Sausage and Merlino Foods. Additional tour support provided by the Mediterranean Inn.

Previous Participants

Over the years we have had demos from chef’s representing such local restaurants as: Café Juanita, Tulio, il Fornaio, Il Terrazzo Carmine, Café Bengodi, Serefina, Assaggio, etc. Some of their recipes can be found in our online Recipe Collection.
Please check back for a schedule of this year’s line-up.

Chef Marco

Celebrity Chef Marco Sciortino 3:00pm, Saturday and Sunday