"Cirque de la Cuisine" is the theme of the 21st Annual Culinary Extravaganza to benefit the clients of Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland.

The event will be held at 5:30 p.m. on April 29 at the Grand Lodge Hunt Valley, 304 International Circle, Hunt Valley. Tickets are $150. For information call 443-573-0929 or go to mealsonwheelsmd.org.

Jerry Edwards of Chef's Expressions Catering and Consulting will head up the slate of top chefs in the area who will be participating in the event including Nancy Longo (Pierpoint), Dustin Heflin (Baldwin's Station), Roger Black (Ten Ten) and Shelley Stannard (Flavor Cupcakery).

The event also includes stilt walkers and a one-man side show as well as desserts, regional brews, fine wines, music and a silent and live auction.