Duck on the Menu at Chicago Food Network Event
February 2012

CHICAGO (February 28, 2012) -- Food Network magazine is holding a special "Lounge" in Chicago on Tuesday, March 6, 2012, from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. The "lounge" gives invited guests a chance to mingle with Food Network stars and magazine editors while enjoying delicious hors d'eouvres, desserts and specialty cocktails. The Food Network stars scheduled to appear are Anne Burrell, host of Worst Cooks in America and Secrets of a Restaurant Chef; Jose Garces, star of Iron Chef America and the Executive Chef at Mercat a la Planxa; and Melissa D'Arabian, host of Drop Five Pounds and Ten Dollar Dinners.

Chef Jose Garces will be preparing Maple Leaf Farms Duck Meatballs with Sherry Foie Gras Cream, Peas and Shaved Idiazabal Cheese (Albondingas de pato) that evening.

The event, presented by Lindt and sponsored by Maple Leaf Farms, will be held at Mercat a la Planxa in Chicago.

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