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BEST SELLING COOKBOOK AUTHOR AND EMMY NOMINATED TELEVISION CHEF, LIDIA
BASTIANICH, ENTERTAINS AT THE HEN HOUSE HOLIDAY CELEBRATION
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Hen House presents their fourth annual Holiday Celebration November 2 , 3 and 4 at the Overland Park
Convention Center, 6000 College Boulevard
Overland Park, KS. 2012 – One of Kansas City’s favorite chefs, Lidia Bastianich, will be demonstrating her
talents at the Hen House Holiday Celebration on November 3rd.
Lidia Bastianich is one of the best- loved chefs on television, a best-selling cookbook author, restaurateur,
and owner of a flourishing food and entertainment business. Her cookbooks include Lidia Cooks from the
Heart of Italy and Lidia’s Italy – both companion books to the Emmy-nominated television series, ― Lidia's
Italy, as well as Lidia’s Family Table, Lidia’s Italian- American Kitchen, Lidia’s Italian Table and La Cucina di
After Lidia demonstrates how to make three amazing recipes, she will be on hand to sign her cookbooks which
will be for sale at the event.
Guests will also be entertained by Celebrity Chef and Food Network Star, Ted Allen, on Friday along with a
full line up of other chef demos and entertainment.
Designed to provide families with holiday cooking and entertaining ideas, guests will be invited to sample
delicious new recipes from over 80 food displays. The Hen House Holiday Celebration also provides guests
with a coupon book of over $135 in savings and free items, a reusable Hen House bag and a weekend of fun.
Friday, 11/2, 11am and 1pm – Ted Allen, Host of Chopped
Saturday, 11/3, 1pm – Lidia Bastianich, Host of Lidia’s Italy
Saturday, 11/3, 10:30am, 12:30pm, 2:30pm and 4:30pm – Purina Incredible Dog Team
Saturday, 11/3, 3:45pm – Chef Mark Alan hosts the Aspiring Student Chef Competition
Sunday, 11/4, 1pm – Chef Jasper hosts the Professional Chef Challenge
Sunday, 11/4, 3pm – Rappin’ Reggie shares a good message with the kids through song
Harvesters will receive the food on display after the event closes, and Toys for Tots will bring in the Marines
to collect toys on Sunday in exchange for free admission to the event. New unwrapped toys are requested
with a value of $10 or more.
The Hen House Holiday Celebration is open to the public and single day admission tickets can be purchased in
advance at all Hen House locations for $5 or at the event for $7. Children 12 and under are free.
For more information, visit www.HenHouseHolidayCelebration.com
Friday, November 2nd 10:00am-5:00pm
Saturday, November 3 10:00am-5:00pm
Sunday, November 4 11:00am-4:00pm