Cleveland Eats Entertainment


Chef Cooking
Chef Douglas Katz Cooking
Band Performing
Cooking Demo


At Cleveland Eats there is lots to see and do. Schedules for 2018 will be released later this year. 

Showcase your Business at the 2018 Cleveland Eats Culinary Festival!

We are now accepting applications for marketplace vendors interested in participating in this year’s festival. 
Applications will be accepted through Friday, May 25, 2018. Please read the partnership summary before filling out the application. 
Culinary Marketplace Event Overview and Partnership Summary -- Marketplace Application

Check out who performed and participated in 2017.

2017 Live Music

A celebration of live local music. A great line-up featuring many bands from right here in Cleveland.

  • Big Ship
  • Jul Big Green
  • The Sunrise Jones
  • Cats on Holiday
  • Montage
  • The Whiskey Hollow
  • Carlos Jones and the Plus Band
  • The Modern Electric
  • Marcus Alan Ward
  • Red Wanting Blue

2017 Cooking Demos

When do you get the chance to join a chef in his or her own kitchen? Join select chefs from the Chefs’ Council as they prepare dishes right in front of you! Learn techniques and recipes while having fun learning from Cleveland's top chefs. Demonstration schedule:

  • Douglas Katz, Chef/Owner, fire food and drink and fire spice co.
  • Zack Bruell, Chef/Owner, Zack Bruell Restaurant Group
  • April Thompson, Executive Chef/Owner, Wild Thymez Personal Chef Service
  • Christopher Kafcsak, Executive Chef/Owner, Nomad Culinary
  • Ben Bebenroth, Chef/Farmer/Founder, Spice Kitchen & Bar
  • Eric Wells, Executive Chef/Owner, Skye LaRae’s Culinary Services

2017 Marketplace

The Marketplace consists of a select group of vendors who best represent Cleveland, Cleveland food and culinary goods! Come support local businesses. 

Bissell Maple Farm
Brighton Wool &  Honey Co.
CLEveland Clothing Company
Cleveland Jam
Cleveland Kraut
Fire Spice Company 
Foundry Woodprints
GV Art and Design
I Love CLE
Lilly Handmade Chocolate
Mackenzie Creamery
Medina Salsa Company
Na*Kyrsie Meats
North Union Farms Market
Pope's Kitchen LLC
Red Cedar Coffee Co. 
Wild Thymez Sauces 

2017 Kids Activities

  • Giant Bubbles
  • Face Painting by Wendy and Tri-C Art Therapy students
  • Hula-Hooping Fun
  • Amazing Jeffrey the Magician
  • Flower Clown Balloon Sculpting