Posts tagged "Chef Art Smith"

Common Threads Celebrates 10th Anniversary at World Festival 2013 with 65 Top Chefs

Top Chef Gail Simmons at VIP party with Small Threads
Common Threads celebrated its 7th annual World Festival and the 10th anniversary of this non-profit organization, an after school cooking program that hopes to get one million American kids moving away from fast food and toward healthy meals with their families by 2017.  It’s a lofty goal, but with the dedication and passion shown by... Read more »

Gay Marriage the Focus at Equality Illinois Justice for All Gala Co-Chaired by Chef Art Smith and Jesus Salgueiro

Co-chairs Jesus Salgueiro and Chef Art Smith with Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
Governor Pat Quinn declared it “an historic week in Illinois” and on Valentine’s Day, it became just that when the Illinois Senate passed the Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act on a vote of 34-21.  (If the bill becomes law, Illinois will become the 10th state to allow same-sex couples to marry).  At the recent... Read more »

Burberry Chicago's Grand Opening Party (PICS!)

Burberry’s BIG Grand Opening Party last night, November 29, had every A-lister and fashionista in town in attendance!  The Red Carpet was filled with paparazzi as guests made their way into the event amid flashing cameras.   Chief Creative Officer Christopher Bailey, who couldn’t be cuter, greeted guests with a smile as he moved through the... Read more »
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Inside Burberry Chicago's "Art of the Trench" Campaign

Inside Burberry Chicago's "Art of the Trench" Campaign
I was contacted on October 11th.  The email read, “This autumn, Burberry is launching its new flagship store on Michigan Avenue and celebrating Burberry in Chicago by hosting an event on Thursday, November 29, with Chief Creative Officer Christopher Bailey.  This event will be a local celebration of our global platform, www.artofthetrench.com, and will feature... Read more »

Chefs Art Smith and Eric Lanlard "Tart it Up" at Celebratory Brunch

Chef Art Smith, Paul, Jesus Salgueiro, Chef Eric Lanlard
There is nothing quite like a party with legendary Chef Art Smith, but when’s it’s at his charming Hyde Park  home, by-invite-only and planned with his partner Jesus Salgueiro, you know it will be something very, very special from beginning to end.  Throw event planner extraordinaire, Debi Lilly (A Perfect Event),  into the mix and,... Read more »

Watch The Joffrey Ballet's Fashionable Fundraiser, Couture & Cocktails, Come to Life on Watch312.com!

Watch The Joffrey Ballet's Fashionable Fundraiser, Couture & Cocktails, Come to Life on Watch312.com!
What better way to share the story of this glorious night of fashion in Chicago than through the eyes of a camera!  Come along with me and let me show you what the Joffrey Ballet’s Couture & Cocktails is all about right here on Watch312.com’s  “Candid Candace Chicago” (Photo by Mila Samokhina).  To read more,... Read more »
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The Joffrey Ballet's Couture & Cocktails: A Fashion Extravaganza at New McGrath Acura

For the Joffrey Ballet’s 7th Annual Couture & Cocktails, glamorous co-chairs Sonya Jackson and  Kristina McGrath planned quite a memory making event!!!!   For starters, they held the party in the brand new McGrath Acura of Downtown Chicago dealership with more than 50,000 sq. ft. of space to play with and then opened the show... Read more »

Queer in the Kitchen: Chef Art Smith's Virtual Party Benefits Human Rights Campaign

Queer in the Kitchen:  Chef Art Smith's Virtual Party Benefits Human Rights Campaign
Join Chef Art Smith, star of Bravo’s ‘Top Chef Masters’,  and his husband Jesus Salgueiro,  at their Chicago home Friday night (October 5th, 8:30 pm)  for a  fried chicken party, “Queer in the Kitchen”!  Everyone can join live online via StageIt with Chef Art ‘dishin’ in the kitchen with stories of cooking for celebrity clients,... Read more »

See the Fun From the City Porch on Watch312 Right Here! (Video)

See the Fun From the City Porch on Watch312 Right Here!  (Video)
We’re all still basking in the afterglow from this great opening party for City Porch, Navy Pier’s newest hotspot!  See all of the fun on Watch312′s Candid Candace Chicago!  Congrats to owner Manolis Alpogianis for giving locals a reason to visit one of our town’s top tourist attractions! (Click here to see more of my... Read more »
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City Porch's Grand Opening Brings Locals to Navy Pier (PICS!)

It was one of those perfect nights in Chicago that we wait all winter for.  Everyone was dressed in their best with smiles from ear to ear.  If you live here, you know what I’m talkin’ about.  And it was on this night, appropriately, that a new, chic soon-to-be hotspot opened on Navy Pier called... Read more »