11/02/2012 09:35:00 AM

2012 Metro Cooking Show Returns This Weekend

Giada De Laurentiis
The 2012 Metro Cooking Show, happening Saturday and Sunday, November 3-4 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center offers a delicious escape from the weather. It’s a chance to check out culinary world headliners like Giada De Laurentiis, Jacques P├ępin and his daughter Claudine, Top Chef judges Tom Colicchio and Gail Simmons, The Chew’s Michael Symon and Carla Hall and “The Sandwich King” Jeff Mauro. Local star chefs including Justin Bitner (Bar Pilar), Scott Drewno (the Source), Guillermo Pernot (Cuba Libre) and Claudio Pirollo (Et Voila) are featured as well.

Nearly 400 specialty food exhibitors will showcase products - all for sale (not to mention gratis tastings). Non-stop activities including workshops, demonstrations, meet and greet events, and a wine and spirits pavilion offering samplings of some 150 beers, wines and spirits (ticket prices vary, to learn more go here; 801 Mt. Vernon Pl. NW).


  1. The Metro Cooking & Interesting Show is a consumer event concentrating on meals and entertaining with more than 400 participants including specialised meals companies, catering services, party organizers, personal culinary experts, kitchen organizers and equipment manufacturers.
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