Come savor the Food City Food Show

0 Comments 📅October 12th, 2013, 14:46

food_city_001The 29th Annual Food City Food Show has officially set up shop, and the Knoxville Convention Center has been transformed into a foodie’s dream. More than 150 vendors have completely packed our exhibit hall space, offering aisles of free product samples, creative recipes, cooking tips, gift bags, exclusive deals and more to Food Show shoppers. Celebrity chefs are preparing creative, nutritious dishes during live cooking demonstrations staged throughout the day that have filled our halls with delicious smells.

For the 2013 Food Show, Food City has lined up an impressive roster of celebrity chefs, including:

  • Chef Kenny Gilbert, contestant on season seven of the Food Network’s “Top Chef” competition
  • Chef John Doherty, former executive chef of the Waldorf Astoria Hotels and Resorts
  • Chef Walter Lambert, local chef on WVLT-TV Channel 8
  • Missy Kane, fitness advocate for Covenant Health
  • Chef Billy Parisi, host of online cooking show at
  • Chef Larry Barbeau, Food City corporate chef
  • Rebecca Lougheed, Food City’s expert cake decorator
  • Audrey Kessler and Lori Hamilton, the Food City nutrition team

Visit Food City’s website for a complete schedule of when the celebrity chefs will appear on the Food Show stage. And if you need another reason to visit the Food Show, it all helps a great cause. All proceeds from this event benefit the United Way of Greater Knoxville! The two-day Food City Food Show concludes Saturday. Tickets for the event can be purchased at Food City stores for $8 or at the door for $10. Children 12 and under are free. Come down to the Knoxville Convention Center today for some great food and some great deals!

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