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Christy Jordan to Highlight Holiday Market Event Nov. 10

Oct. 20, 2011

Christy Jordan to Highlight Holiday Market Event Nov. 10

FLORENCE, Ala. – University of North Alabama alumna Christy Jordan will headline the university’s Holiday Market event Nov. 10. Jordan is a popular food blogger and editor-at-large for Southern Living, and is scheduled to appear on Food Network’s “Paula’s Best Dishes” next month.

The Holiday Market is being held at the Marriott Shoals Conference Center and will showcase holiday goods from local and national vendors. The event will be followed by Jordan’s cooking demonstration, where she will feature several of her delicious holiday recipes. Jordan will be assisted by students of the UNA culinary arts program during her demonstration.

Jordan first became famous through her blog,, and now hosts the online series Quick-Fix Suppers on She plans to release her second cookbook in 2012.

Tickets to the Holiday Market are $25 for adults, $15 for students and $5 for children 12 and under. Major sponsors include the Marriot Shoals Hotel and Spa, The Home Depot and Southern Living. Proceeds from the event support the culinary arts program at UNA.

For tickets or sponsorship information, contact the UNA Department of Human Environmental Sciences at 256-765-4313.