Sample from food purveyors, wineries, breweries and distilleries at the outdoor walk-around featuring The Spokesman-Review Main Stage National Chef Forum, Outdoor Stage with "Top Chefs" and Grand Stage with distillers mixing up tasty concoctions.
The Spokesman-Review Northwest Passages Main Stage:
Programming is focused on women in the culinary industry. Anita M. Lo, a second-generation Malaysian American chef who defeated Mario Batali on Season 1 of “Iron Chef America,” and documentary filmmaker Joanna James, who has created a documentary about the struggles that female chefs have faced in the culinary industry, are two of the headliners on the Main Stage. The lineup also includes Mareya Ibrahim, aka “the Fit Foodie,” and Spokane entrepreneur Deborah Di Bernardo.