The 2017 Garlic Fest will be August 12th
In the meantime, check out this great Chef Demo Video!
From the 2016, 11th Annual Festival
Chef Demos and Food Features throughout the day – see the schedule below – on The Lakewinds Local Foods Stage
located in the same really big tent with The Great Scape Cafe.
Hosted by Mary Jane Miller, MN Garlic Festival Chef Wrangler.
A full day of cooking demos, food features and tastings with celebrity chefs.
THE PIG ROAST RETURNS!
The Day Before: The crew will start roasting the hog and will continue through the night, filling the fairgrounds with the fragrance of fabulous frizzling fat.
10 a.m. Festival opens, but you can’t have any pig yet.
Noon: Demo by Chef Jorge at the pig roast site.
3 p.m. The savory sizzling smell may make you swoon, but you still can’t have any.
4:30 p.m. The Minneapolis Police Pipe Band and Chef Jorge will “Pipe in the Pig” to the Great Scape Cafe. OK, NOW you can have some!
2016 Cooking Demonstration Schedule
Late breaking program changes below!
11:00 a.m. Mark Augustine, Executive Chef at Minneapolis Schools Food Service: “Chilaquiles”
AT THE PIG ROAST:
12 p.m. Jorge Guzman, Executive Chef at Surly Beer Hall & Restaurant: Q&A with Jorge
ON THE CHEF DEMO STAGE:
12 p.m. Phillip Becht demos “The Widowmaker” Hot Sauce
1:00 p.m. Ian Heieie, The Bachelor Farmer: “Meatballs, Marinated Vegetables, and Aged Comte Cheese”
1:37 p.m. – Peculiar Pragmatic Promenade
2:00 p.m. Zach Hazelmyer, Birchwood Cafe: “Black Bean and Quinoa Burger”
3:00 p.m. Grant Arvidson, Haute Dish: “The Rogar Double Cheese Burger”
3:30 p.m. Garlic Growing Contest Awards
4:00 p.m. Luke Almendinger, Tilia
4:30 p.m. Serving the Pig Roast!
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MN Garlic Festival is a educational and fundraising project of Sustainable Farming Association’s Crow River Chapter, and all proceeds go to furthering the mission of the organization.