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Southern Women's Show
Orange County Convention Center, West Concourse, Hall E
Orlando, FL

Chefs on Stage

See What Happened at the 2019 Southern Women's Show!

Next Food Network Star and MasterChef Finalist

Katie Dixon competed on the 2016 Season of MasterChef and made it through 15 rounds before being eliminated.  It was her likability and demeanor that caught the attention of the Food Network and they selected her to compete for the Next Food Network Star.  This Mississippi chef survived and made it to Week 7.  Growing up working on her grandparent’s farm, Katie cultivated her love for cooking and creating tasty dishes in the kitchen with her family.  A private chef , owner of a café, personal trainer and Mom of two girls, Katie’s Southern style with an international twist is a force to be reckoned with in the kitchen.  She’ll share her heart for nourishing people through food on the Cooking Stage at the Southern Women’s Show.

Powerful Peanuts

The Florida Peanut Federation's mission is to educate, promote and market the peanut industry and at the Southern Women's Show, Executive Direcrtor Laura Goss will take it one step further and share delicious receipes that you can make up your family or next coverdish. 

Ready for Your Tastebuds to Droll?

Executive Chef Eric Santiago of Primo at JW Marriott Orlando Grand Lakes will amaze you with his rendition of Florida Heirloom Tomato and Cantaloupe Salad.  Come learn how to make this mouthwatering delicacy on Thursday at the Southern Women's Show.

Easy Peasie Meals for Toddlers and Adults

EasyPeasie Veggie Blends help picky eaters learn to love veggies. The Blends are custom combinations of all-natural dried and ground vegetables with beautiful colors and mild flavors. Families can use them as "palate primers" (ways to get kids exposed to the smell and taste of vegetables at every meal), and to easily add vegetable nutrition to any meal.  The Roaming Gourmet Chef Ze’ Carter will join Chef Joy Williams  and together will showcase delicious "reci-peas" daily on the Cooking Stage.

Classic Comfort Foods Made Healthy

Carly Paige, Health Coach, Nutritious Foods Chef and author of Simpy Swapped EverydayCookbook: 75 Easy & Delicious Plant-Powered Recipes will cook on stage on Friday and Saturday. Her fresh approach to nutrition makes living healthy everday not only easy but fun and delicious.


Just Add Chocolate

Since 2001, Farris and Foster Famous Chocolate Factory have been selling a wide variety of melt in your mouth chocolate.  Everything from custom chocolate boxes to chocolate bark, truffles, Farris Wheels and even specialty shaped custom molds.  They offer Sweet Team Building Experiences and Chocolate Covered Birthday Parties.  Each day on the Cooknig Stage, owner Foster Lanenga will share recipes for all the sweet tooths at the show.

Food is Her Vehicle

Kareen “Chef Coco” Linton is an award winning chef with lots of culinary flair. She’ll be sharing her passion for the culinary field during a tour of Paris & Lyon, France in 2020. From Barbados to Brooklyn and now the world! Don’t miss her on the Cooking Stage at the Southern Women’s Show where she’ll be sharing recipes that inspire and celebrate life and good food.
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