Chef Central

Main Event Hours
11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday, September 27 and
Sunday, September 28, 2014

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 27, 2014

  • Sunday, September 28, 2014

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

      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

      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

      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

      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