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Iron Chef 2012 heats up Loyola campus

Loyola press release - April 3, 2012

Student cooking teams from southeastern Louisiana will return to Loyola University New Orleans to battle it out during the 2012 Iron Chef competition on Wednesday, April 18 at 7 p.m. in the Danna Student Center’s St. Charles Room. The free event is open to the public and presented by the Loyola Asian Student Organization and sponsored by Think Tank, Eiffel Society, the Vietnamese American Young Leaders Association of New Orleans and local celebrity chef, John Besh.

Competitors this year include Loyola teams from the Asian Student Organization, Muslim Student Association, International Student Association and National Pan Hellenic Council, as well as the University of New Orleans Vietnamese American Student Association, Xavier University Asian Association and Tulane University Vietnamese Association.

The event will also feature special guest judges and a silent auction sponsored by the New Orleans Hornets and New Orleans Saints. Culinary offerings will be available for purchase from Sushi Brothers, Mikimoto, Five Happiness, La Thai, Bangkok Thai, Koz's, Come Back Inn and Bayou Hot Wings. Proceeds raised during the evening will be donated to LASO’s spotlight charity, Children of Vietnam, a foundation that provides needy Vietnamese children with good nutrition, life saving medical care, safe and secure housing and access to education.

For more information on Iron Chef 2012, contact LASO Social Chair Loan Do at lhdo@loyno.edu.

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