Cooking Demonstration Series Explores Food in Indiana

(BLOOMINGTON) – In partnership with IU Dining, the Arts and Humanities Council will present “Edible Indiana,” a series of cooking demonstrations that explore the history and culture of food in the Hoosier state.

Three chefs will present demonstrations from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. on three dates in the Wells Library Bookmark[et] Eatery. Each demonstration will highlight a different strain of Indiana’s culinary culture.

The planned demonstrations are:

  • Feb. 19: Freddie Bitsoie, a Native American chef and owner of FJBits Concepts, on indigenous Indiana foodways.
  • March 11: Abbi Merriss, chef at Bluebeard restaurant in Indianapolis, on northern Indiana foodways.
  • April 8: David Tallent, executive chef for IU Dining and Catering, on southern Indiana foodways.