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.

FRIDAY

4:00 pm

Cooking at Home with Isthmus Eats Meal Kits

Presented By Jon Marrone, Isthmus Eats

Meal kits can save you time and money, while empowering you to cook healthy and exciting new recipes right at home. See a live demonstration of cooking using Madison’s local meal kits, Isthmus Eats.

5:00 pm

Mighty Midwest Farmbox Challenge 

Presented By Pasture and Plenty

Christy McKenzie and Caroline Lunning of Pasture and Plenty will share weeknight favorites made with the winter bounty from our favorite local farms! Celebrated as one of Madison’s most innovative businesses, Pasture and Plenty makes every day farm-to-table eating convenient and delicious with chef-prepared, sustainably packaged meal kits, restaurant and market selections.   

6:00 pm

Cooking at Home with Isthmus Eats Meal Kits

Presented By Jon Marrone, Isthmus Eats

Meal kits can save you time and money, while empowering you to cook healthy and exciting new recipes right at home. See a live demonstration of cooking using Madison’s local meal kits, Isthmus Eats.

7:00 pm

Mighty Midwest Farmbox Challenge 

Presented By Pasture and Plenty

Christy McKenzie and Caroline Lunning of Pasture and Plenty will share weeknight favorites made with the winter bounty from our favorite local farms! Celebrated as one of Madison’s most innovative businesses, Pasture and Plenty makes every day farm-to-table eating convenient and delicious with chef-prepared, sustainably packaged meal kits, restaurant and market selections.   

SATURDAY

10:00 am

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.

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

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.

1:00 pm

Locally Raised Seafood – Salmon

Presented By Superior Fresh Salmon with Chef Luke Zahm

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.

2:00 pm

Locally Raised Seafood – Salmon

Presented By Superior Fresh Salmon with Chef Luke Zahm

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.