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Healthy Chef Stage

Countdown to the Fresh! Expo

 


This Is For You!
We strive to be Charlotte’s single event source to meet your neighbors, make new contacts and learn the latest in Non-GMO, Organic, Green and Sustainable living all in a fun, upbeat, positive, healthful and co-creative celebration of life!

How To Get There
Sheraton Charlotte
(formerly Blake Hotel)
555 S. McDowell Street
Charlotte, NC 28204


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Contact us
704.729.4455
info@thefreshexpo.com

Here’s a sneak peek:

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Chef Ken Immer

Cooking with Graw Crumbs!

Our Holistic Chef Ken Immer loves to show people that healthy ingredients, when used properly can actually IMPROVE the flavor and texture of foods.

Graw foods is committed to creating healthy foods that actually taste better because they are better for you.Holistic Chef Ken Immer has been educating people about healthy cooking options for over 10 years.

Beginning his career in traditional restaurants, Chef Ken traded in Haute Cuisine for a yoga mat and has been using his skills to bring healthy and delicious foods to the world.  www.grawfoods.com

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Jill Dahan

Starting Fresh! Recipes for Life

Jill Dahan will create mouthwatering dishes that are fun, delicious and nutritious using natural and local ingredients. With her quick and easy recipes, you will learn how they can enhance your wellbeing (and palate too) along with the benefits of starting Fresh!

She will also have copies of her new cookbook “Starting Fresh! Recipes for Life. Please make sure you stop by the book-signing table.

Jill Dahan is passionate about preparing, eating, and sharing foods that nourish the body and the soul. She packs maximum taste and nutrition into quick and easy recipes. She sees food as the best investment in our overall health and firmly believes the time is now to make changes and get cooking!

She has participated in the Harvard School of Public Health’s conference, Healthy Kitchens /Healthy Lives. Currently, she teaches cooking at Earthfare supermarkets and works on behalf of many non profits to raise money, awareness, and life skills that support healthy minds and healthy bodies.

After spending 17 years in the UK, she lives in North Carolina with her husband and three sons. www.jilldahan.com

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Beveryly McLaughlin

Beverly’s Gourmet Foods, Vegetarian, Vegan and Gluten-Free

Beverly McLaughlin has been teasing the healthy taste buds of satisfied customers with her vegetarian and vegan prepared foods for several years. She lovingly whips up mouthwatering salads, homemade soups, tofu and pasta dishes, salads, quiches, dips and more. And as the 4th generation in her family to sell vegetables and foods in Charlotte, Beverly knows her stuff! Rave reviews are heard throughout the Queen City for her Granny’s Vegetable Soup and amazing Tomato Pie.

No processed of artificial foods found here – Beverly’s mouth-watering fare is made with only the freshest local ingredients, so the taste is as pure as it comes. McLaughlin, a vegetarian, came by her passion for natural food honestly; her family helped start the Mecklenburg County Market, the oldest farmers market in North Carolina.

www.beverlysgourmetfoods.com

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Laura Neff

Better than the Box: How to Make Nut Milks, Simply & Easily!

Want to keep additives and preservatives at bay? Join Laura Neff, co-owner of Nourish, as she takes you through an easy step-by-step process of making nut milks in your home kitchen with just six simple ingredients! Also included: two delicious breakfast recipes featuring fresh nut milk, and samples!

www.NourishCharlotte.com

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