Monterey County’s finest chefs will showcase the versatility of the artichoke and share their own preparation techniques at our Artichoke Festival Chef Demos.


If you’d like to demonstrate your fabulous artichoke recipes at the Artichoke Festival Chef Demos,
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The Artichoke Festival Chef’s Demos will be in the Seaside Room at the Monterey County Fair & Event Center

2004 Fairground Rd, Monterey
Monterey, CA 93940

Doors open @ 5pm
Show starts @ 6pm

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Find our full schedule of Chef’s Demos here

David Pasculli

Owner and Chef, Sammich’d

Brandon Miller

Owner and Chef, Paella LLC

Mike Fischetti

Executive Chef, The Pocket

Kurt Boucher

Executive Chef, Montrio

Sarah Cook

Owner and Chef, Café Carmel

Kevin Fisher

Executive Sous Chef at Sea Root, Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel & Spa

Chava Hernandez

Senior Sous Chef, Rio Grill

Tony Baker

Owner and Chef, Bakers Bacon

Jeffrey S. Walker

Executive Chef, Tarpy’s