Are you looking for a simple yet impressive menu for late summer? We’ve got four amazing recipes (and a cocktail too!) prepared by trendsetting chefs who participate in a big way at their industry’s "main event," the annual National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show. Get ready to entertain friends and family with these delicious dishes that not only look beautiful but are fun to prepare.
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Cocktail: Lemon-lime Sangria – fruity and refreshing.
Starter: Avocado-Mango Salad with Fresh (or Blue) Cheese, Bacon and Toasted Pumpkinseeds is the perfect late summertime salad by Chef Rick Bayless of Frontera Grill, Topolobampo and XOCO restaurants.
Main Course (option 2): Halibut with Celery and Coriander Relish by Chef Erick Williams of mk the restaurant features a winning combination of fresh cilantro, parsley and basil – a delightful complement to halibut.
Dessert: Hand Formed Pear Tarts with Almonds and Cinnamon by pastry chef Gale Gand – adults and children alike will delight in preparing this quick and easy dessert.
Stay tuned for news regarding which star chefs will be appearing at NRA Show 2010, May 22-25, at Chicago's McCormick Place.