Chef Takeover: A foodie fundraiser for Chef Art Smith's Common Threads on March 16

Chef Takeover: A foodie fundraiser for Chef Art Smith's Common Threads on March 16

Monday, March 16 will be quite the night at the Zhou B Art Center (1029 W. 35th) in Bridgeport when Common Threads' founders Chef Art Smith and Jesus Salgueiro bring Chef Takeover to Chicago! The big event will celebrate the 15th

Chef Art Smith

Chef Art Smith

anniversary of this amazing nonprofit that provides nutrition education and programming in Chicago Public Schools and community organizations throughout the area. To date, the nonprofit has reached more than 500,000 children, parents and educators nationwide. It will also celebrate Art's 60th birthday with a surprise presentation from Eli's Cheesecake Company!

The exciting night begins at 6:30 pm (until 9:30 pm) will also include over 30 top chefs including Stephanie Izard, Gale Gand, Tony Priolo, Jimmy Bannos Jr. & Sr., Giuseppe Tentori, Jaime Laurita, Paul Kahan, Govind Armstrong, Emilio Campbell, Bill Kim, Tim Graham, Yoshi Yamada, Diana Moles and so many more!

Participating chefs and more!

Participating chefs and more!

There will be lots of surprises too! Expect to see a dynamic performance by The Happiness Club Kids, hot mixes by Fig Media's James Gustin, Small Threads from Common Threads helping at the chef stations and so much more! The night will also pay tribute to Janice Jackson, the CEO of Chicago Public Schools!

The VIP after-party will be held at The Duck Inn, from

Stellar host committee!

Stellar host committee!

9:30 pm -- 11:30 pm) and hosted by owner Chef Kevin Hickey! There you will find sweet desserts from Chefs Gale Gand, Tatum Sinclair, Steak 48 and Pretty Cool Ice Cream plus cocktails from Ketel One, Tanqueray Gin, Don Julio Tequila and Bulleit Bourbon.

JOIN US!

FOR TICKETS/MORE INFO, CLICK HERE! 

VIP ticket details!

VIP ticket details!

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