Posts tagged "Mario Santiago"

Common Threads' World Fest 2011 Begins with Black Tie Dinner at Elysian

The magnificent ballroom of the Elysian Hotel. Last Sunday night was the opening night Black Tie Dinner to kick off Common Threads’ Sixth Annual World Festival the following day at Soldier Field.  It was an intimate (100 guests), star-studded affair that included celebrity Chefs Marcus Samuelsson, Anita Lo, Michelle Bernstein, Nicole Pederson,Stephanie Prida and Ria’s... Read more »

Top Chicago Chefs Highlight Service Club Fashion Show

Top Chicago Chefs Highlight Service Club Fashion Show
Chefs Ryan Poli (Perrenial) and Ryan Pitts (RL) strut their stuff in the finale of The Service Club of Chicago’s fashion show. I think this year’s “Day on the Terrace” Fashion Show, benefitting The Service Club of Chicago, was the best one yet!  There were gorgeous fall/winter collections presented from designers/stores such as Dennis Basso,... Read more »

Inside Chef Art Smith's Private 50th Birthday Party!

Mayor Daley congratulates Chef Art Smith at his 50th birthday party. Fit, fab and fifty!  Chef Art Smith threw a party and EVERYONE came!  The private, by-invitation-only 50th birthday party for Chef Art Smith was held at the James Hotel on Sunday evening, February 28th.  150 friends packed the room to celebrate not only Art’s... Read more »
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Chef Art Smith's 50th Coming to Soldier Field

Chef Art Smith will be turning 50 in grand style! Our own Chef Art Smith will be celebrating his 50th birthday in grand style!  How about a celebration in Soldier Field with over 70 top chefs?  This year’s Fifth Annual World Festival benefitting Common Threads will be a blowout party for Chicago‘s very own Art... Read more »