California Nut Festival Announces Celebrity Chef Demo Schedule!

This culinary event showcases plentiful gourmet food offerings, wine and beer sampling, nut-inspired cooking demos and more!

To the delight of foodies near and far, the California Nut Festival is proud to announce two celebrity chefs participating in the culinary event this year — Sacramento’s highly acclaimed chef Patrick Mulvaney and nationally recognized chef and cookbook author Holly Clegg.

With a focus on locally grown foods from the North Valley, the third annual California Nut Festival is scheduled for Saturday, April 21, 2012, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.  As part of the entertaining activities, the day will be filled with live cooking demonstrations by the two talented chefs. 

A demo schedule follows:

  • 11:30 a.m. Holly Clegg – Mango Chutney Spread & Spiced Pecans
  • 12:30 p.m.  Patrick Mulvaney — Almond Wood-Smoked Pork Loin with Toasted Almond & Arugula Pesto and Almond-Scented Grass Valley Grits
  • 1:30 p.m. Holly Clegg – Chicken Apricot Rice Salad with Sliced Almonds
  • 2:30 p.m. Patrick Mulvaney – Toasted Walnut Bread Pudding with Jubilee Sauce

Don’t miss the fun!  For more information, visit or call 530-519-1882.

Disclosure: Traci Rockefeller Cusack represents a number of businesses and organizations throughout Northern California including the California Nut Festival.

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April 4, 2012 | 8:11 AM

According the their website, the 2012 California Nut Festival is set for Saturday, April 21st from 11am – 4pm at Patrick Ranch Museum in Chico, CA.

April 4, 2012 | 3:31 PM

Sounds delectable! If only I didn’t work Saturdays…

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