Tickets for The Kentucky Proud Incredible Food Show, featuring Celebrity Chef Giada De Laurentiis, will go on sale Friday, August 6 at 10 a.m. at the Lexington Center Ticket Office and all Ticketmaster outlets.
Coming to Lexington Center and Rupp Arena October 23–24, this consumer food show is a foodie’s dream with more than 100 exhibitors in The Marketplace and featuring cooking demonstrations by Sullivan University, seminars by regional and local chefs, and book signings by cookbook authors, including Giada De Laurentiis, in Joseph-Beth Booksellers’ Food Show Store.
The Kentucky Proud Incredible Food Show will be highlighted by two presentations by Emmy Award-winning personality and acclaimed chef Giada De Laurentiis, host of The Food Network’s “Everyday Italian” and “Giada’s Weekend Getaways.” The two presentations will be in Rupp Arena on Saturday, October 23 at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Tickets are $35 for general admission, $55 for reserved seating and $85 for floor seating, which includes an autographed copy of “Giada At Home.” All show tickets include all-day admission to the Food Show Marketplace and seminars.
On Sunday, the program focus is on “Sunday Suppers” featuring chefs from the Bluegrass Region on the main stage in Rupp Arena. Featured chefs include Ouita Michel of Midway’s Holly Hill Inn, Edward Lee of Louisville’s 610 Magnolia, and Brigitte Nguyen, guest competitor on The Food Network. These chefs and others to be announced will present a menu for a progressive Sunday supper inspired by local, seasonal Kentucky Proud foods. Tickets for this program, which runs from 11 a.m.–4 p.m., are included with the daily $15 Food Show Admission Ticket.
The first Kentucky Proud Incredible Food Show in October 2009 attracted more than 4,000 people to see Food Network celebrity chef Bobby Flay and dozens of Kentucky Proud vendors.
More programming information for the 2010 Incredible Food Show will be announced as details become finalized. For updates and information, visit www.incrediblefoodshow.com or call (859) 233-4567.