Celebrated Chefs & 

Beverage Demos

See celebrated chefs, culinary leaders, mixologists and beverage experts – masters at the top of their game – demonstrate techniques, discuss the industry's biggest issues, and show off the latest trends and innovations in food and beverage

Culinary and mixology demos for the 2024 Show will be announced soon! In the meantime, see a sampling of our 2023 chefs and mixologists below.

Zoe Adjonyoh

Founder, Zoe’s Ghana Kitchen

Rick Bayless

Award-Winning Chef, Restaurateur, Author and TV Personality

Brian Duffy

Chef, TV Personality, and Hospitality Consultant
Demo sponsored by New Wave Foods

Karen Ishida

Beverage & Mixology Product Manager, Starbucks Reserve

Lynnette Marrero

Co-Founder of Speed Rack, MasterClass Host, and Award-Winning Bartender

Jeff Mauro

Chef, TV Personality, Author

Chris Sayegh

Founder & CEO, The Herbal Chef

Sean Sherman

Founder/CEO - The Sioux Chef, Co-Owner - Owamni by The Sioux Chef

Nancy Silverton

Award-Winning Chef, Restaurateur, Author

Gemma Stafford

Chef, Author, Creator

Lauren Von Der Pool

Chef, Entrepreneur, and Philanthropist

Anna Welker

Bar Manager at Revival Baltimore

Book Signings

Join your favorite chef after their demo for a book signing. Books may be purchased prior to or during the signing at the National Restaurant Show Bookstore located in the Grand Concourse, Level 2.5, or they may be brought from home.

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