The Chicagoland Italian American Professionals will host its first annual Bracciole Fest from 2 to 5 p.m. on March 24 in the Chandelier Room at Casa Italia in Stone Park. Home cooks are invited to present their versions of the famous Italian stuffed meat roll for attendees to sample and judge. Prizes will be awarded for the best bracciole. To be a contestant, call CIAP Executive Director Salvatore Sciacca at 312-617-5031. Tickets to attend are $15 for members and $30 for non-members and include sampling of the bracciole, wine, pasta and salad. Admission can be paid in advance at www.chicagolanditalians.com or at the door.