Food, wine and celebrity chefs will take to the track this weekend as part of the inaugural Fork, Cork & Style event from 1 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Churchill Downs. Restaurants from across the country will offer up regional favorites that have been featured on TV shows from "Man v. Food" to "Saturday Night Live." High-end vintners will pour the good stuff at a grand wine tasting.
But the highlight will surely be scheduled cooking demonstrations by celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse. It's been nearly two decades since Emeril debuted his first show, "How to Boil Water," on the Food Network. Since then, he's become a superstar chef with a full resume that certifies the talent behind his fame. Here are three reasons why Emeril is and will continue to be one of the best celebrity chefs:
For more information about Fork, Cork & Style and to buy tickets, visit the event's website at http://www.forkcorkandstyle.com/fcs.
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