Taste Kitchen


Chef Char will be sharing her culinary skills with you in the Taste Kitchen. During her three 90-minute sessions she will demonstrate several recipes, giving you a chance to Taste samples and win prizes. Saturday will feature a fun Kids in the Kitchen session, giving them a chance to make their own delicious treats.

Outside the Taste Kitchen, Chef Char will be competing for her own Taste plates with Taste of her pies. She'll also have whole pies you can purchase to savor a bit of Taste of Muskegon when you get home.

Cooking Demonstrations

Friday 5-6:30 pm

Saturday 4-5:30 pm

Learn how to make:

  1. Sausage and cheese mini pepper poppers with chipotle-lime yogurt sauce

  2. On-the-go fresh berry and chicken salad with cooked grains

  3. Easy salad vinaigrettes

  4. Quinoa salad 

  5. Pesto made with fresh, local basil

  6. Pesto chicken with vegetable medley quinoa

  7. Homemade vanilla made with 18th Amendment liquors

  8. Bourbon vanilla caramel sauce 

Kids in the Kitchen

Saturday Noon-1:30 pm

Kids will get to make healthy snacks including:

  1. Real-fruit slushies

  2. Lemon Greek yogurt in fresh fruit parfaits with homemade granola


Hackley Park

Downtown Muskegon

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