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Jessica has been a chef instructor at The International Culinary School at The Art Institutes International Minnesota for more than four years instructing students in the foundation skills of baking and pastry as well as more advanced plating and cake design. A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, Jessica’s career has included working at The Ritz Carlton Hotel Company, New French Bakery, Minikahda Club and, for the past 15 years, owning a boutique cake shop, Jessica’s Cakes.
John Michael Lerma
John has authored two cookbooks: Garden County Cooking and Garden County Pie. He is a regular on KSTP-TV’s Twin Cities Live and a frequent guest on morning newscasts on KARE-TV, WCCO-TV’s and KMSP-TV FOX 9. John was featured on the Food Network special “All American Pie Championship” in 2006, baking his Vidalia Onion Pie. He also won a medal on the Food Network Challenge “The Great Pie Cook-Off” in 2007 and has appeared in three more Food Network specials.
See examples of style for every room, every home, everyone. Country Cabinets provides homeowners with affordable custom cabinetry solutions that fit their client’s needs, lifestyle, and budget. Your dream room is waiting ... at the Midwest Home Show.
Country Cabinets • countrycabinets.com
Walk through to see the possibilities for your home. View designs customized to fit your space. Make the most of every corner of your home. Explore ways to organize your garage, closets, pantry, mudroom, or laundry area. Learn how you can have both the office you want and still keep the guest room you need. See how to transform your space with modular furniture designed to maximize efficiency in a creative and unique manner.
Dësq • desq.com
Not sure of how to place your living room furniture in your new home? Stumped on which color to choose for your bathroom remodel? Stop by the International Furnishings and Design Association pavilion to sign up for 15 minutes of free design advice from some of the best designers in the Twin Cities area! Bring your paint chips, fabric swatches and pictures of your space to get up to 15 minutes of FREE professional advice!
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Biota - A Landscape Design + Build Firm
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Earthscape Stoneworks + Design
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Otten Bros. Garden Center and Landscaping
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New at this year’s Midwest Home Show is the Gatherings by Midwest Home booth, anchored by Goodthings, a charming retailer specializing in clothing, jewelry, and home décor. Start buying hostess gifts, stocking stuffers, and unique knickknacks in preparation for the season of giving.
The exhibitors on Green Street will help you make your next home improvement projects greener and add value by saving you money on energy!
Northwood Industries will show you new ideas and options for your backyard, including a finished bunkhouse, a garden shed for storage, and fun brightly colored outdoor furniture made from recycled plastic. The furniture is maintenance free and comes in 16 exciting colors. If you are considering a gazebo, playhouse, camping cabin or shed, stop by the Northwood Industries area to find out how they can custom build to your needs.
Northwood Industries • northwoodoutdoor.com
Back by popular demand, the International Furnishings and Design Association (IFDA) presents the “Designing With Taste” competition. Unique vignettes—set for dining—range from traditional to whimsical. See how these professionals have artfully crafted their spaces using a wonderful combination of scale, color, and texture. Stop by and vote for your favorite display! And meet with an IFDA member for a complimentary design consultation.
Featuring displays and designers:
IFDA • ifda.com
Take a break while at the show and lounge with Midwest Home magazine! Furnishings provided by The Sale Room @ IMS. Register to win a closet makeover in Closet Factory’s Ugly Closet Contest.
Food trucks have been finding incredible success in the Twin Cities area. The mobile trend is transitioning into home services. Be sure to check out the latest in fashion, beauty, design, and entertainment via a mobile experience.
The Fashion Mobile
Jon Charles Salon
Seeking the perfect gift for someone who already has everything? Or maybe you’re just looking for a unique accent to spice up your living room? Look no further than the Winter Market Gallery at this year’s Midwest Home Show. New at the show this year, the exhibit features an array of goods and fine craftsmanship, including boutiques, and local artisans.