Food Network chef Michelle Ragussis cooks for crowd at Maine Mall event

Posted Sept. 27, 2012, at 7:21 p.m.

PORTLAND, Maine — As a frequent Food Network Guest Chef and Maine restaurateur, Michelle Ragussis is used to cooking in front of the camera or behind a counter. On Thursday, she applied her skills with the knife and down-to-earth crowd engagement in a live cooking demonstration in the common area of The Maine Mall, near Sports Authority from 2-4 p.m. The Bangor Daily News has a food-themed cart set up nearby, which will be on display through the end of September, featuring recipes, articles and videos from