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Get up close and personal with the tasty event Cook with a Redbird Chef on November 4. Redbirds will visit the Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) Foods Lab to witness the talent of Illinois State students as they instruct guests on how to prepare a delicious Redbird meal.

The evening will start with appetizers made by Illinois State FCS students. Dinner will then be prepared by guests! Executive Chef Matthew Horton and the FCS students will give instruction and guidance for a scrumptious meal. It will start with the preparation of roasted pork tenderloin with kumquats, cranberries, and apples along with fall squash and citrus poached asparagus. Following dinner, a salted caramel pumpkin cheesecake will be served for dessert.

When the evening concludes, all guests will receive recipes for all parts of the meal to continue to cook like a Redbird chef at home for others!

When: Friday, November 4
5:30 p.m., Appetizers and cocktails
6 p.m., Demonstration, instruction, cook meal
7:30 p.m., Dinner and dessert
Where: FCS Foods Lab, Turner Hall, 700 West College Avenue, Normal

Cost is $20 per person and includes all food for the evening. A cash bar will be available.