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Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Holiday Lunch With Chef Bryan and Chocolates Too!

Mark your calendars for a special holiday Lunch with Chef Bryan with proceeds to benefit Open Door. This delicious event will take place on Friday, December 3rd, from 11am-3pm at the Prescott United Methodist Church. The Chef is cooking up some seasonal dishes for you to enjoy, and you will be able to purchase gift boxes of chocolates, caramels, and brownies. There will also be an art show during the event at which you can view and purchase arts, crafts, and jewelry made by Chef Bryan and local artists. All of the proceeds from the lunch, and art show will go to serve people in need. In addition from 12:00 - 2:00 The Cool Azul Jazz Trio will be playing. Un-notch your belt and check out the menu. I will see you there.
The menu:
Hearty chicken noodle soup
Homemade cheddar bacon bread
Field green salad with Chef's blue cheese and balsamic honey dressings
Winter orange cranberry relish
Creamy sauteed mushrooms
Mustard honey-crusted pork loin
Pan gravy
Roasted garlic mashed potatoes
Rosemary apple stuffing
Vegetarian meatloaf
Fresh green beans and fried onions
Holiday pie festival: apple, pear, pumpkin, pecan


Also throughout the holidays Open Door CCJ Catering is selling special candy gift boxes. You can buy chocolate caramels in milk, dark, and white-and-milk chocolate, as well as salted caramels, in half-pound and pound boxes. We are also selling the Chef's famous chocolate cheesecake brownies by the dozen! Call CCJ Marketing manager Sam Robson at (928) 499-1240 to order, or pick them up at the December 3rd Lunch with Chef Bryan!

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