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

CHEFS! If you’d like to demonstrate your fabulous artichoke recipes at the Artichoke Festival Chef Demos,
please contact us toll free at 888-808-7707 ext 0, or send an email with subject “Chef Demos” here.

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


Hondo Hernandez

Pit Boss at Showoff BBQ

Kevin Fisher

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

Ivan Guadarrama

Executive Chef at Tarpy’s Roadhouse

Luis Osorio

Executive Chef at Rio Grill

Judy Burditt / Pat Hopper

The California Artichoke Advisory Board’s Artichoke Queens

Tony Baker

Baker’s Bacon, Marina

Pamela Burns

Wild Plum Bakery & Café

Jason Giles

Executive Chef and Director of Nutrition Services at Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System