Standard Market’s Spring Into Spring Family Event (3/22 1-4pm)

Spring-into-Spring-4x6Standard Market’s Spring Into Spring Family Event Features Live Chef Demonstrations, Petting Zoo, Balloon Artist, and Face Painting

Join Standard Market for an afternoon of fun to celebrate Spring’s arrival and the seasonal food that it brings. Standard Market invites attendees to learn from a variety of its talented chefs with live demonstrations that range from making prosciutto wrapped asparagus with raspberry reduction to butchering a whole lamb. There is fun for the whole family too—including a petting zoo, balloon artist, and face painting.

Live Chef Demonstrations include:
1 pm: Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus with Raspberry Reduction (Tom Nendick from the Farmer’s Market)
1:30pm: Edamame & Mint Pesto Fettuccine with Olive Oil Poached Tomatoes and Goat Cheese (Corporate Chef Brian Wright)
2 pm: Spring Cheese Showcase (CUBE Chef de Cuisine Pat McCroy)
2:30pm: Spring Thai Salad with Crab and Mango (Chef Lora Sendik)
3 pm: Olive Oil Poached Halibut with Spring Quinoa Salad (Executive Chef Patrick Cassata from Bakersfield)
3:30pm: Whole Lamb Butchering (Ben Harrison from the Butcher Shop)
**Exact dishes subject to change. Items will be sampled at the end of each demo, while supplies last.

WHERE: Standard Market, 333 East Ogden Avenue, Westmont, IL
WHEN: 1-4 p.m., Saturday, March 22, 2014
WHO: Standard Market is a chef-driven celebration of food, featuring everything from handpicked produce to expertly butchered meats to top-quality fish and seafood. The Market also includes a complete from-scratch bakery, in-house delicatessen, craft coffee shop, and extensive wine, beer, and cheese selection, along with choice dairy and pantry offerings. At the heart of the Market is Standard Market Grill, a sophisticated fast-casual restaurant that showcases seasonal ingredients and the culinary talents of the pedigreed chef team. For more information, visit

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