Taste of Atlanta presents The Kitchen Workshop. The Kitchen Workshop is a hands-on cooking experience offering patrons a unique and enriching opportunity to learn how to create delicious dishes in their own kitchen. A wide range of classes and instructors provide the ideal interaction for patrons to enjoy themselves and learn interesting twists on basic cooking concepts and techniques.
Festival patrons may register for one session in The Kitchen Workshop. Registration opens at 11am at The Kitchen Workshop tent on the 5th Street Bridge. Space is limited to 40 people per session and will be filled on a first come basis.
Taste of Atlanta welcomes Holly Firfer to the festival as host and emcee of The Kitchen Workshop. Holly is an Emmy nominated journalist who you have seen covering everything from hurricanes to floods to celebrity trials, campaign trails and sporting events for CNN. She is also heard on the radio on 94.1/ Star94 in Atlanta on the weekends.
Holly is active in many charities and actively raises money for cancer research and animal shelters. She has also lent her efforts to the fight against autism and diabetes. Holly is a native of Chicago, Illinois and a graduate of Northwestern University. In her free time she enjoys reading, traveling with her husband Shawn, and being a "mom" to their many animals.
Y'all join us as we go in pursuit of what truly defines the food south of the Mason-Dixon.
Radio personality John Lemley will co-host this segment.
Since Groundhog Day 2009, John has served up a "plateful of classics and a variety of sides" on 90.1 WABE's City Café with John Lemley.