This culinary event will provide attendees with a menu curated by Mary Lou & Adam Pawlak, highlighting food and techniques from the south. The San Antonio native, along with season-19 Hell’s Kitchen castmate Adam Pawlak, will create a 5-course dinner with wine pairings chosen by certified sommelier, Peg San Felippo. The dinner on March 5 will take place on the Public Market’s second level mezzanine area, starting with a cocktail hour at 5:00 p.m. Interested parties can sign up to reserve their seat online. Early registration is encouraged, as the event will have limited capacity to offer a more intimate setting with chefs and other attendees.
About Mary Lou Davis:
Chef Mary Lou Davis, the San Antonio native who took second place in the 19th season of the TV cooking competition Hell's Kitchen, is more than just your average chef: she’s also an avid cosplayer. Chef Mary Lou combines her love of cooking food and love of cosplay to create her own unique brand, apply-named Geeks & Grubs. She uses concepts from different movies, tv shows, and fandoms to create innovative, unique dishes that characters and fans of those programs would love. She attends cosplays, cooks for conventions, and hosts pop-ups in different cities around the US. Chef Mary Lou is seasoned in cooking cuisines from all over the world and enjoys challenging herself to try new recipes and cosplays.
About Adam Pawlak:
Chef Adam Pawlak, born and raised in Milwaukee Wisconsin. Growing up in an Italian family jump started his love of food and cooking from a very young age. Adam has worked in restaurants all over the city ranging from classic American, Italian, international, and world cuisine. His specialty is high end Italian cuisine with a lot of French influences. Working in different cities and traveling often Adam learned techniques and influences from around the country. Working through the ranks early on Adam has had every position in the restaurant industry to inevitably bring him to owning multiple locations of his popular fast casual pasta bar, Egg & Flour. He also does high end private classes, events, in home, and off-site corporate events for hire, as well as COOKINGCLASSES at the Milwaukee Public Market. Adam hopes to take his fast casual pasta empire across the US and one day open his very own fine dining concept.
About Peg San Felippo:
Peg San Felippo has had the pleasure of working in the wine industry as a journalist, judge, buyer, importer/distributor, consultant, and cellar manager spanning over the last 20 years. As the wine columnist for The Palm Beach Post, she wrote over 100 articles and has written extensively for several other publications including Wine Business Monthly, Wine Business Insider, The Sonoma Sun, The Palm Beach Daily News, and Milwaukee Home. Currently, Peg is the wine and spirits writer for City & Shore Magazine in Fort Lauderdale and has judged in numerous wine competitions on both the west and east coasts of the United States. A certified sommelier and level 3 WSET graduate, Peg is and advisor for the wine program and food & beverage operation at the Milwaukee Public Market.
Parking is available in the Market's main lot just off of Water Street. Make sure to bring your parking ticket to the class for validation.
Reservations are non-refundable, however you may send someone else to take your place. If we cancel a class due to insufficient enrollment, a full refund will be made.
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