Chef Demonstrations

Taste the Best of Sonoma County

Harvest Fair Chef Demonstrations - Located in the Wine Country Marketplace

(Free with Gate Admission)

Sonoma County is known for it's amazing landscapes, beautiful coast line, fine wines and culinary delights. Take home a little bit of our wine country wisdom during one of our Harvest Fair Chef Demonstrations. Featuring local culinary talent from Epicurean Connection, Santa Rosa Junior College, Cooking with Laurie, John Ash & Co., Costeaux Bakery, and Oliver's Markets - you won't want to miss this great opportunity to learn culinary techniques from our local experts. These demonstrations have been scheduled before the wine tasting pavilion opens so you can get the most from your Harvest Fair experience. There is no additional charge to attend and each guest will be able to enjoy a tasting sample, paired with wine during each of the demonstrations. 

Friday - October 2, 2015

  4:30 pm - Chef Sheana Davis, Owner of Epicurean Connection in Sonoma
  "Crème de Ricotta"

Saturday - October 3, 2015

  12:00 pm - Christine Piccin, Chef/Instructor at the Santa Rosa Junior College
  “Barbeque Sauce"


  2:00 pm - Laurie Figone, host of KTVU Fox2 TV show "Cooking with Laurie"
  “Pecan Pesto Apple Salad”


  4:00 pm - Mark Kowalkowski Executive Chef, Oliver’s Markets of Santa Rosa
  "Grilled Cheese Sandwich"

Sunday - October 4, 2015

  12:00 pm - Thomas Schmidt, Executive Chef, John Ash & Co. of Santa Rosa
  “Scallop Tartar”


  2:00 pm - Laurie Figone, host of KTVU Fox2 TV show "Cooking with Laurie"
  “Lemon Rosemary Bars”


  4:00 pm - Mairin Rossi, Pastry Chef, Costeaux French Bakery of Healdsburg