Chef Central

Main Event Hours
11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday, September 28 and
Sunday, September 29, 2013

MICHAEL VOLTAGGIO - Owner of the popular Los Angeles restaurant ink. and ink.sack.

Delve into the culinary world with celebrity chefs as they guide guests through SAVOR-exclusive chef demonstrations. Meet celebrity Chef Michael Voltaggio, celebrated author, chef and owner of the popular Los Angeles restaurants ink. and ink.sack. Many more acclaimed chefs will take to the stage to showcase their talents throughout the weekend including author and Chef Nathan Lyon.

Seminars at the Asistencia

Reserved seating. Advance purchase is required.

*Schedule is subject to change without notice.

  • Saturday, September 28, 2013

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      • Chef Nathan Lyon and Sustainable Seafood
      • 11:30am - 12:15pm
      • 25.00
      Seminar

      Emmy nominated celebrity chef Nathan, host of Good Food America (Veria Living Channel), chef and co-host of Growing A Greener World (PBS), and author of Great Food Starts Fresh, shares his insights and fresh ideas on creating exceptional meals starring sustainable seafood. Chef Nathan will shed light on the environmental importance of choosing sustainable species. Wine provided by Edna Valley Vineyard

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      • Celebrity Chef Michael Voltaggio of ink. and ink.sack
      • 1:00pm - 1:45pm
      • Sold Out
      Seminar

      Spend the afternoon with one of California’s most exciting young chefs. Since he was 15 years old, Chef Michael has been creating magic in the kitchen, first as part of the team for an international array of esteemed chefs and restaurants, now for his own ultra-hot eateries, L.A.’s ink. and ink.sack. Wine provided by Vina Robles.

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      • Create a Real Taste of Mexico with Chefs Marcela Valladolid and Jeff Anderson
      • 2:15pm - 3:00pm
      • 25.00
      Seminar

      Join Marcela Valladolid, cookbook author and host of Food Network’s Mexican Made Easy, and Vons Executive Chef Jeff Anderson to discover how easy it is to create brilliant fresh Mexican flavors. Together they’ll share both traditional and contemporary ways to enjoy a real taste of Mexico. Wine provided by Project Paso

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      • Inside the Sunset Test Kitchen with Margo True
      • 3:30pm - 4:15pm
      • 25.00
      Seminar

      Learn what really happens inside the Sunset Kitchen as cooks create and test the recipes that go into every issue of the magazine. Food Editor Margo True takes you on a virtual tour of the kitchen at the Menlo Park headquarters, gives a sneak peek of some exciting upcoming recipes, and reveals some of the best tips and techniques to ever have emerged from the Sunset Test Kitchen. Wine provided by Ancient Peaks Winery.

  • Sunday, September 29, 2013

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      • Create a Real Taste of Mexico with Marcela Valladolid and Jeff Anderson
      • 11:30am - 12:15pm
      • 25.00
      Seminar

      Join Marcela Valladolid, cookbook author and host of Food Network’s Mexican Made Easy, and Vons Executive Chef Jeff Anderson to discover how easy it is to create brilliant fresh Mexican flavors. Together they’ll share both traditional and contemporary ways to enjoy a real taste of Mexico. Wine provided by Project Paso

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      • Celebrity Chef Michael Voltaggio of ink. and ink.sack
      • 1:00pm - 1:45pm
      • Sold Out
      Seminar

      Spend the afternoon with one of California’s most exciting young chefs. Since he was 15 years old, Chef Michael has been creating magic in the kitchen, first as part of the team for an international array of esteemed chefs and restaurants, now for his own ultra-hot eateries, L.A.’s ink. and ink.sack. Wine provided by Vina Robles.

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      • Battle of the Bay
      • 2:15pm - 3:00pm
      • 25.00
      Seminar

      Presented by Morro Bay Tourism Bureau

      Battle of the Bay returns to Chef Central. Get a ringside seat as two top chefs from the Central Coast bring it all to SAVOR in a friendly but fierce face-off of their culinary talents. Using Morro Bay foods from land and sea, our two chefs will face the ultimate smack-down of flavor in this don’t-miss event. Let the battle begin! Wine provided by Ancient Peaks Winery.

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      • Chef Nathan Lyon and Farm to Table Fresh
      • 3:30pm - 4:15pm
      • 25.00
      Seminar

      Emmy nominated celebrity chef Nathan, host of Good Food America (Veria Living Channel), chef and co-host of Growing A Greener World (PBS), and author of Great Food Starts Fresh, shares his fresh cooking secrets in this sure-to-please seminar. Tap into the farm-to-table phenomenon, with tips on how to celebrate the seasons in delicious and innovative ways.  Wine provided by Edna Valley Vineyard