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Eastern Sports and Outdoor Show Features IUP Presentations

Albert Wutsch, chairperson of the Department of Culinary Arts, and culinary arts graduate Virginia Lazo are featured guest speakers at the 2012 Eastern Sports and Outdoor Show, the largest show of its kind in North America.

From February 4 through February 12, 2012, at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, outdoor enthusiasts will be able to see hundreds of exhibiters and demonstrations related to hunting, fishing, camping, outdoor vacationing, and more.

Included among the demonstratons will be deer butchering seminars by Chef Albert Wutsch and “Secret Recipes for Cooking That Trout” presented by Virginia (Stoneberger) Lazo ’06.

An avid hunter and outdoorsman, Albert Wutsch is a certified executive chef and culinary educator who combines his mastery of cooking with his passion for the great outdoors. Chef Wutsch has cooked for professional outfitters in Montana and in many hunting camps throughout the country; he has also taught courses on game cookery in Montana, Florida, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey.

Chef Wutsch will be presenting seminars on deer butchery each day of the show.

Virginia Lazo is a 2006 graduate of the IUP Academy of Culinary Arts. She will be conducting her trout cooking seminars on February 4, 5, 10, 11, and 12.

Lazo has experience working at top restaurants, including the fine dining restaurant Tavern on the Hill in Enola, Pa., and at the luxurious private mountain resort, the Yellowstone Club, in Big Sky Montana. She currently is employed at her family’s business, Central Penn Sporting Clays, where she does catering and runs a bed and breakfast.

For more information about the show and demonstration schedules, visit Eastern Sports Show.

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