Lentil Fest

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Fun and Food Headline Cooking Demo Stage at Lentil Fest 2018

Join us Aug. 17-18, 2018 for the 2018 National Lentil Festival in Pullman, WA. We’re making big plans for our Cooking Demo Stage and will bring you updates as the big event draws closer. Here's what we know so far:

Friday: Ask the Experts

The party started at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 18 with our Ask-The-Experts panel, hosted by Moscow Food Co-op. Our experts will share info about growing, cooking and eating lentils.

We'll announce the panelists soon.

This is always a fun and lively discussion, so if you’ve got questions or want to expand your legume knowledge, this event is for you. All questions are welcome! 


Saturday: Live Cooking Demonstrations

Learn scrumptious, creative new recipes from some of the best chefs in the business. Each chef’s demo included free samples and time for Q&A. 


Chef Lineup:

Noon: Executive Chef Jamie Callison
Featured recipes: TBA

Jamie Callison became executive chef in the Washington State University School of Hospitality Business Management in 2006. He oversees the HBM student-run catering events, and creates and implements new menu concepts and recipes. He’s also an HBM instructor and co-leads summer institutes for the National Restaurant Association. Callison builds relationships with local farmers and the WSU organic program to ensure the availability of local, sustainable products for university guests. He also coordinates the WSU food and wine program at the Apicius International School of Hospitality in Florence, Italy.

Callison is the author of “The Crimson Spoon: Plating Regional Cuisine on the Palouse” cookbook, which features signature recipes and WSU products.



1 p.m.: Chef to be announced



2 p.m.: Chef to be announced



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