IHA Announces Celebrity Chef Line Up For GOHO Theater at 2010 Housewares Show

Five of the chefs featured on the Food Network’s Iron Chef America will showcase their culinary skills in the GOHO Cooking Theater during the 2010 International Home + Housewares Show to be held March 14-16 at Chicago’s McCormick Place. Heading the lineup of celebrity chefs will be Mario Batali, Cat Cora, Masaharu Morimoto, Michael Symon and Jose Garces, the newest Iron Chef.
The Cooking Theater will feature chef demonstrations beginning at either 9:00 a.m. or 9:30 a.m. each Show day. In addition to the Iron Chefs, the celebrity chef lineup includes Paula Deen, Todd English, Ellie Krieger, Suvir Saran and Ming Tsai, as well as Chicago native Rick Bayless, Gale Gand, Rick Tramonto and The Hearty Boys. TV chefs Stephanie Izard, Dale Levitski and Tre Wilcox will also give demonstrations along with local chefs Martial Noguier and Suzanne Imaz of the Sofitel Chicago Water Tower Place.
The Cooking Theater is the focal point of the innovative Gourmet Home + Food District (GOHO). On hand will be exhibitors of specialty and gourmet treats and the tools used to prepare them. GOHO also features the NASFT Specialty Food Marketplace and Restaurant Row, featuring representatives from 30 of Chicago’s most famous culinary establishments. The Cooking Theater is jointly sponsored by All-Clad Metalcrafters LLC, KitchenAid and Wilton Brands, Inc., with all food supplies provided by Whole Foods Market.