Taste of Home Cooking School brings the taste of fall to Santa Maria.  The perfect recipe for creating new memories with loved ones includes good friends, good conversation and, of course, great food.  As home cooks across the country head back to the kitchen to cook up fall’s comforting favorites, the Taste of Home Cooking School is preparing to share seasonal recipes that are certain to delight.

Taste of Homes Culinary Specialist, Kristi Larson will be at the Santa Maria Fairpark’s Convention Center on Tuesday, October 15, 2013, to share her home cooking tips and tricks while demonstrating step-by-step recipes for the season’s best dishes.

Attendees will experience exciting recipe demonstrations using ingredients that are easily found at your local grocery store and best of all, the dishes are submitted by home cooks from across the country.  “From experienced home chefs to beginners learning their way around the kitchen, the Taste of Home Cooking School offers something for everyone – putting a fresh spin on old favorites and adding new recipes to your seasonal repertoire,” said Kristi Larson, Taste of Home Culinary Specialist.

Attendees will receive a gift bag which will include the Taste of Home Cooking School magazine.  The 68 page special issue includes recipes featured during the program, along with many others. It will also feature coupons from participating national food companies.  Attendees can enter free drawings for chances to win one of many door prizes, including the dishes created onstage that night!

Pre-Sale tickets will be on sale September 9th – October 14th for $15 General Admission and $35 VIP Package which includes VIP seating and the Taste of Home cookbook, a $24.99 retail value. At the door tickets will be $20 General Admission and $40 VIP (based on availability).  For additional information contact the Santa Maria Fairpark office at (805) 925-8824 or visit our website at www.santamariafairpark.com.