Magnolia’s On Prospect’s Chef Allen Receives Prestigious Nomination

Peoria, IL – Chef Dustin Allen, executive chef and co-owner of Magnolia’s On Prospect, has been nominated to attend the 2013 Chef Tour in Amarillo, Texas, April 16–18, 2013.
The event, sponsored by the Certified Angus Beef® brand, will welcome an elite group of 24 chefs from around the country, nominated due to their loyal support of the beef industry and their dedication to serving Certified Angus Beef® products in their restaurants.

During the tour, Chef Allen will have the opportunity to attend networking and brand building seminars, as well as visit a working ranch to learn more about the ranching practices and the care that is employed to achieve a high quality beef. The event also includes a tour of a large beef processing plant to learn more about the processes of “pasture to plate”.

Chef Allen has been the executive chef for three years and co-owner of Magnolia’s on Prospect for one year, and specializes in made-from-scratch dishes that reflect the bold, pure flavors of the south. He has forged an impeccable reputation for using the freshest, Certified Angus Beef®steak, seafood and other ingredients to create a truly unique dining experience for his guests.

Magnolia’s On Prospect Features 5 Course Chef’s Dinners, steaks, seafood and an array of entrees with Chef Allen’s own twist on an eclectic Modern American cuisine that appeals to foodies and traditionalist alike. Their full bar features fresh-crafted signature cocktails, twenty-four kinds of bourbon and a hand selected wine menu.

The restaurant is located at 5901 North Prospect Road, Junction City, Peoria IL. They serve dinner 5:00 – 10:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday. For reservations please call 309.683.8747 or visit their website at For regular updates, “like” them on Facebook at or follow them on @MagnoliasIL.

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