Circle of Sisters 2016
WHO: The HealthFirst Culinary Corner at Circle of Sisters, presented by AARP New York & hosted by Emmis New York’s WBLS-FM 107.5, your #1 source for R&B, 1190 WLIB-AM, your home for Gospel & Inspiration, and WQHT-FM HOT 97, Where Hip Hop Lives.
WHAT:Hosted by WBLS/WLIB’s own Celebrity Chef, Nikki Shaw, check out some of the best celebrity chefs in the nation. From southern staples & vegan delicacies, to the exotic flavors of Haiti & simple down home BBQ, the HealthFirst Culinary Corner is the place to see, learn, experience and taste what the nation’s best chefs are stirring up!
Saturday, October 15th:
10:30am – Celebrity Chef Vonda McPherson: Her ground-breaking cuisine has quickly made her a household name. She was the official 2014 VIP NFL caterer, has appeared on the Food Channel, and is a fixture throughout the NJ/NY metropolitan region showcasing her talents.
11:45am – Former NBA Champion, talk-show host and health/wellness activist, John Salley, shares his secrets to staying fit through his vegan diet. He will be joined on stage by Chef Brenda Beener of Seasoned Vegan to share how going vegan is a must for increased athletic performance, longevity, a better environment and simply what is necessary for healthy living.
1:00pm – Celebrity Chef Melba Wilson specializes in comfort food served with a side of hometown hospitality. She is the premier American comfort food restaurant expert in NYC and beyond, and has appeared on the Food Network and CNBC.
2:15pm – HealthFirst demonstration (more details to come)
3:30pm – BBQ Sauce King Bobby Brown adds a new title to his list of credits. Join the R&B singer-songwriter, rapper and dancer for his latest venture: BBQ Sauce King! From recording and reality TV star to creating the perfect BBQ sauce, Bobby kicks it up on our stage.
5:45pm – Internationally acclaimed chef, Ron Duprat, is best known as one of the top competitors on Bravo TV’s “Top Chef”. During his season’s competition in Las Vegas, Duprat amazed judges with his exotic flavors, combining his rich Haitian heritage with French Asian influences.
Sunday, October 16th:
12:00pm – Celebrity Chef Pat Neely is a restaurateur, television personality and best-selling author.
1:00pm – HealthFirst demonstration (more details to come)
3:30pm – Sunny Anderson is a Food Network personality. She began hosting “How’d That Get on My Plate?” and “Cooking for Real”, and served as co-host on the Food Network’s “Gotta Get it”.
(Schedule is subject to change without notice)
WHEN: HealthFirst Culinary Corner at Circle of Sisters
Saturday, October 15, 2016 | 10 am to 8 pm
Sunday, October 16, 2016 | 10 am to 7 pm
WHERE: Jacob Javits Center
34th Street and 11th Avenue
TICKETS: Tickets for the EXPO are also on-sale now. Tickets are $15 per day in advance, but for this weekend only, through October 2nd, use code WBLS to save $5 on your ticket! Head to CircleofSisters.com for more information.