Yearwood, Bayless, Tsai to Headline Cooking Theater at Housewares Show

Chef demonstrations to take place from March 5-8
December 10, 2015David Gill

CookingTheater2016ROSEMONT, Ill.-Country singer Trisha Yearwood and chefs Rick Bayless and Ming Tsai will be part of the line-up of celebrity chefs appearing in the Cooking Theater at the 2016 International Home + Housewares Show next March.

Also appearing in the theater will be Rose Levy Beranbaum, cookbook author, blogger and James Beard Foundation Award winner; Sara Moulton, chef, television personality and former food editor on “Good Morning America”; Bernard Guillas, executive chef at the La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club; and Billy Parisi, chef, television personality and blogger. The Cooking Theater, located in the Dine + Décor Expo in the South Building, is jointly sponsored by KitchenAid, Oneida and WellnessMats.

The chef demonstrations will begin on Saturday, March 5, and continue through Tuesday, March 8. To view the most up-to-date participating chefs along with the scheduled dates and times, visit

The International Home + Housewares Show is scheduled for March 5-8 at McCormick Place in Chicago.

David GillDavid Gill | Senior Editor

David Gill covers home textiles, small electrics housewares, personal-care products, cleaning products, mattresses, consumer electronics and major appliances. He also reports on retailers and writes about the business and financial side of both vendors and retailers. He has more than 30 years of experience in business journalism, and has worked for other publications and websites that cover consumer products from both the manufacturer and retailer sides. His outside interests include sports (he is a big fan of the New York teams and of British soccer), cooking, movies and theater. He occasionally enjoys a good cigar as well.


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