Visit our Cooking Stage for live cooking demonstrations from local chefs and culinary experts. The Cooking Stage is located on the east end of the Expo, near the concessions and lower level Fitness Stage.


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10:00 am

How to Build a Better Smoothie

Presented By Registered Dietitian Lisa Grudzielanek, Metcalfe’s Market

Done right, smoothies can make nutritious sense, packing satisfying ingredients along with fiber, vitamins, minerals and other health-protecting substances. Find out if you’re making some common smoothie mistakes, discover how to build the best smoothie and find nutritionist-approved recipes to get your smoothie-making up to speed.

11:00 am

Fermented Foods: What’s it all about?

Presented By Zymbiotics

Wondering about how probiotic foods might fit into your diet? Get the answers right here!

12:00 pm

Locally Raised Meats – Pork

Presented By Fox Heritage Farms

Hear the story of heritage pork breeds and why pork is so much more than “the other white meat” while learning how to cook a tasty recipe that you can make at home.

1:00 pm

Locally Raised Meats – Beef

Presented By Chef Liam, Metcalfe’s Market

Metcalfe’s kitchen teams create incredible burger recipes each year for REAP’S Burgers & Brew. Chef Liam is here to show you how to make them in your kitchen, using locally raised Wisconsin Meadows Beef.

2:00 pm

Locally Raised Seafood – Salmon

Presented By Superior Fresh Salmon

Find out about responsibly-raised salmon from right here in Wisconsin from Superior Fresh’s state-of-the-art aquaponics facility, while learning to make a delicious and easy salmon dish – perfect for a quick weeknight or weekend dinner with family or friends.

3:00 pm

Wisconsin Cheese Board 101

Presented By Roth Cheese

A cheese board overflowing with Wisconsin cheeses will be the hit of any gathering! Hear the story of how cheese is made at Roth and see how to create a beautiful and delicous board.