Dancing Marlin Featured on Gourmet Garden Stage at Chicago Flower and Garden Show | American Shared Plates Restaurant   Dancing Marlin Restaurant was invited to speak at the 2015 Chicago Flower and Garden Show.  This year’s show featured 24 beautiful garden exhibits and a variety of educational symposia.
Flowers at Chicago Flower and Garden Show

Flowers at Chicago Flower and Garden Show

Floor View at Chicago Flower and Garden Show

Floor View at Chicago Flower and Garden Show

  The Dancing Marlin culinary team was asked to prepare a feature dish for a special Flower and Garden Show feature – the Garden Gourmet Culinary Demonstrations.
Dancing Marlin Visitis Garden Gourmet Stage at Chicago Flower and Garden Show

Dancing Marlin Visits Garden Gourmet Stage at Chicago Flower and Garden Show

  Dancing Marlin team members arrived early Monday morning at Navy Pier to prepare for the live on-stage cooking demonstration.  Ed Nemec, leader of the Marlin Culinary Team, and Chef Jackson entertained the full house crowd with their gourmet cooking demonstration.
Ed Nemec - Culinary Team Leader at Dancing Marlin

Ed Nemec – Culinary Team Leader at Dancing Marlin

Crab Stuffed Peppers

Dancing Marlin Crab Stuffed Peppers

  Guests in attendance were educated on the preparation of two of Dancing Marlin’s most popular dishes – Crab Stuffed Peppers and Greek Meatballs.  Both dishes were prepared for the audience with overhead cameras projecting the entire preparation onto large screen TV monitors for everyone’s viewing pleasure.
Chef Jackson Speaking to Audience at Chicago Flower and Garden Show

Chef Jackson Speaking to Audience at Chicago Flower and Garden Show

Greek Meatballs

Dancing Marlin Greek Meatballs

  Following the culinary demonstration, food samples were passed out to the delight of those in attendance.  Ed and Chef Jackson spent time mingling with the crowd after the demonstration discussing a variety of food topics.
Ed and Jackson Talking Food with Guests at Chicago Flower and Garden Show

Ed and Jackson Talking Food with Guests at Chicago Flower and Garden Show

  We made many new friends at the show who promised to visit us at Dancing Marlin in the southwest Chicago suburb of Frankfort, Illinois.   Thanks to all of the organizers and sponsors for inviting Dancing Marlin and making the Flower and Garden Show such a memorable Chicago event.
Chef Jackson and Ed Finish a Successful Garden Gourment Denonstration

Chef Jackson and Ed Finish a Successful Garden Gourment Demonstration

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