Welcome to the Harmons Virtual VIP Experience, where you have access to EXCLUSIVE digital content—secret Harmons recipes, LIVE Harmons Cooking School Classes, a first-listen to the new Taste of Harmons podcast episode and a private entry to the Harmons Virtual VIP Room.


Listen to the Taste of Harmons Podcast!

Have you ever wondered what is involved in creating a podcast? In the spirit of Craft Lake City, Harmons  is offering a one-of-a-kind experience, as we shoot video of our latest episode of the Taste of Harmons Podcast from start to finish. What goes into shooting a podcast is on display, so you can see—as well as hear—all that goes into creating each element. Hosts Brandon Young and Chef Lesli Sommerdorf will be joined by Heather Lieber, a Harmons dietitian, and another amazing Harmons chef, Debbie Iverson, to talk about creating family meals and the benefits of eating as a family together. The Taste of Harmons Podcast is an exploration of what’s new and trending in food, the stories behind local products, traditions of cuisines, and more.


HERE IS THIS WEEKEND’S SCHEDULE: From “gluten free baking” to the “science of smoking,” Harmons has a LIVE cooking event that will suit every VIP’s taste! Harmons will host five different LIVE Cooking Classes for VIPs over the course of the 3-day festival weekend. Add the dates and times in your schedule now and prep by downloading the recipes and shop for ingredients in advance. Then, meet us back here, on this webpage, during the corresponding cooking date and time!  The LIVE cooking video will be posted! Or,  follow Harmons YouTube page and sign up for notifications!

Friday, August 7, 7 p.m. (Past)

Watch the Video: Backyard Bounty with Chef Callyn Graf 

So you planted a backyard garden this spring…now what? Join Chef Callyn to explore how to get the most from the abundance of fresh seasonal produce from your home garden.

Download the recipe here!

Saturday, August 8, 10 a.m. 

Watch the Video: Gluten-Free Baking with Chef Marcela Ferrinha 

While the popularity of gluten-free eating has soared, gluten-free baking can still trip up even the most advanced baker. Chef Marcela will teach you how to make the whole process easier and more enjoyable with a variety of new and old gluten-free baking ingredients.

Download the recipe here!

Saturday, August 8,  12 p.m. 

Watch the Video: Fermentation Nation with Chef Jake Driffill 

Fermented foods are among the most popular current food trends. Not only are they delicious and packed with flavor, the bacteria responsible for fermentation are extremely beneficial to our health. They are capable of amazing things like boosting our immune systems, improving digestion, and maintaining a healthy weight. Join us in exploring the craft of fermented foods and the exciting journey to flavor! 

Download the recipe here!

Sunday, August 9, 4 p.m.

Watch the Video: The Science of Smoking with Chef Casey Bowthorpe 

Join Harmons Chef Casey to dive into the science behind smoking meats. He will teach you how to successfully smoke brisket and ribs and the science of slow cooking, with some delicious sides perfect for your next BBQ. 

Download the recipe here!

Sunday, August 9, 6 p.m.

Watch the Video: Quick Thai Favorites with Chef Freyka Nunez del Prado 

Explore some of the ingredients that make Thai cuisine one of the best in the world, and dishes that are not only delicious and well-balanced, but can comfort your bodies with immune-boosting ingredients. Chef Freyka will share her secrets for well-known recipes that can be adapted for anytime cooking. 

Download the recipe here!


Almond Butter Cookies

Created by Chef Lesli Sommerdorf
20 min. Serves 10

Tomato Tart

Created by Chef Lesli Sommerdorf
55 min.-1 hr. Serves 8

Spaghetti With Meatballs

20 minutes Serves 2

Maker’s Mark 46™ Manhattan

Eastern Sour