By Lori Fredrich Senior Writer & Dining Editor Published Aug 05, 2015 at 2:48 PM

Tickets are now on sale for the 15th annual Kohler Food & Wine Experience 

The annual weekend of culinary celebrations and educational seminars takes place from Oct. 22 to Oct. 25, showcasing a breadth of delicious food, wine and talent.

Highlights of this year's event include demonstrations and tastings by chefs including Christopher Kimball, Bridget Lancaster and Jack Bishop of "America's Test Kitchen," Jacques and Claudine Pepin, Scott Conant, Mindy Segal and Jeff Mauro.

Scottish born chef and cookbook author, Grant MacPherson will headline the Stella Artois Main Stage demonstrations with Belgian Master Beer Sommelier and cicerone Marc Stroobandt.

Wisconsin chefs -- including Stefano Viglietti of Trattoria Stefano in Sheboygan, Bradford Shovlin of The Iron Horse Hotel, Lynn Chisholm of The Paddock Club and Dan Bonanno of Madison's A Pig in a Fur Coat -- will also provide seminars and demonstrations.

Milwaukee bartender Joey Houghtaling will showcase Serrallés Puerto Rican rum in a hands-on cocktail making demonstration.

Additional events showcase beer, wine, coffee and chocolate, along with special paired dinners, celebrity chef luncheons and special evening events.

Tickets can be purchased by phone at (866) 243-8548 or online.

Lori Fredrich Senior Writer & Dining Editor

Lori is an avid cook whose accrual of condiments and spices is rivaled only by her cookbook collection. Her passion for the culinary industry was birthed while balancing A&W root beer mugs as a teenage carhop, fed by insatiable curiosity and fueled by the people whose stories entwine with each and every dish. She’s had the privilege of chronicling these tales via numerous media, including OnMilwaukee and in her book “Milwaukee Food.” Her work has garnered journalism awards from entities including the Milwaukee Press Club. 

When she’s not eating, photographing food, writing or recording the FoodCrush podcast, you’ll find Lori seeking out adventures with her husband Paul, traveling, cooking, reading, learning, snuggling with her cats and looking for ways to make a difference.