Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Booth 404 at the Metropolitan Cooking & Entertaining Show

Don't forget to get your tickets to join me at the trade show November 8-9.

Also, catch my cooking presentation at one of the workshops.

Thanksgiving Appetizers

Join Lauren DeSantis, host of the television show, Capital Cooking, as she demonstrates how to make Thanksgiving appetizers with a twist. Instead of cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie, she'll show you how to make a delicious Cranberry Salad and tasty Pumpkin Dip. These recipes will add some fun to your Thanksgiving celebration.




Saturday, November 8, 2008

Saturday, November 8, 2008

Sunday, November 9, 2008

1:30 - 2:00 PM

6:00 – 6:30 PM

1:00 – 1:30 PM

Tasting & Entertaining Workshop 1

Tasting & Entertaining Workshop 2

Tasting & Entertaining Workshop 2

November 8 – 9, 2008
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Mount Vernon Place, N.W.
Washington, DC 20001

Giada De Laurentiis, Paula Deen & Bobby Flay

Headlining at The 2008 Metropolitan Cooking & Entertaining Show

Local Talent to Showcase Their Culinary Skills on the Cooking Stage

Springfield, Va., September 11, 2008, (PR NEWSWIRE) – Three of the Food Network’s top celebrities, Giada De Laurentiis, Paula Deen and Bobby Flay will be headlining the 2008 Metropolitan Cooking & Entertaining Show in Washington, DC on November 8-9, 2008.

“I am so thrilled about the success of the Metropolitan Cooking & Entertaining Show in Washington, DC over the past two years, where Smithfield has been our title sponsor, and can not wait to bring all our new talent and exhibitors to the Show in DC this year. There are so many people in this area that are passionate about cooking and entertaining and we’re proud to offer them this program,” said Denise Medved, CEO of The Tiny Kitchen, Inc., Founder and producer of the Metropolitan Cooking & Entertaining Show.

The two-day show, which is designed to inspire creativity and to offer hip trends and fresh ideas for cooking and entertaining enthusiasts, will feature our headlining Food Network celebrities in the Land O’ Lakes Celebrity Theater; interactive cooking sessions and demonstrations with award-winning local and national chefs; product sampling and sales from 200+ exhibitors; tastings and entertaining workshops; a children’s cooking area; and, a beer, wine and spirits tasting and workshop area.

The DC area’s hottest chefs presenting culinary demonstrations at the upcoming event include:

Chef Anthony Chittum, Vermillion

Pastry Chef Heather Chittum, Hook

Chef RJ Cooper, Vidalia

Chef Roberto Donna, Bebo Trattoria

Chef Tim Elliot, Mie N Yu

Chef Jacques Haeringer, L’Auberge Chez Francois

Chef Michael Harr, formerly of Butterfield 9

Chef Jamie Leeds, Hank’s Oyster Bar

Chef Jonathan Krinn, Inox

Chef Peter Smith, PS7’s

And more!

The show will be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. Show hours on Saturday, November 8 are 10:00 am – 7:00 pm and 10:00 am – 5:00 pm on Sunday, November 9. Tickets are selling fast!

General admission tickets are $20 in advance and $25 on-site. Children ages 4 – 12 are $10 in advance and $13 on-site. Children 4 and under are free. General admission includes demonstrations and entertaining presentations on the exhibit floor. Additional tickets are required for the feature presentations in the Land O’ Lakes Celebrity Theater, Viking Interactive Cooking Area, the Domino® Sugar Just for Kids Interactive Cooking Experience, the VIP Book Signing & Luncheon with Paula Deen and the Beer, Wine & Spirits Tasting Area.

For more information about the show and to purchase tickets, please visit

About The Tiny Kitchen, Inc.:

The Tiny Kitchen, Inc. is an integrated media company that is passionate about introducing cooking and entertaining enthusiasts to a delightful mix of products and services through The Metropolitan Cooking and Entertaining Show, The Tiny Kitchen Television Show, The Tiny Kitchen Cookbook series, and the Tiny Kitchen 2 Cents E-Newsletter. The Tiny Kitchen, Inc. provides the latest trends and ideas for cooking and entertaining with ease, while motivating ordinary people to have fun in their own kitchen.

For more information, visit or, or e-mail

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