Posts tagged "Rochelle Trotter"

Stars of the culinary world toast Chef Charlie Trotter at tribute (VIDEO!)

Chefs toast Charlie Trotter's legacy at Venue One.
More than a dozen celebrity chefs from across the country came together for one special night in Chicago to honor the life and legacy of renowned Chef Charlie Trotter.   ”A Toast to Charlie Trotter” benefited the Charlie Trotter Culinary Education Foundation (CTCEF) founded by the late chef in 1999.  Chef Emeril Lagasse served as emcee... Read more »

A Toast to Charlie Trotter: Emeril Lagasse will host a chef-filled tribute in Chicago on November 5

A Toast to Charlie Trotter: Emeril Lagasse will host a chef-filled tribute in Chicago on November 5
Charlie Trotter’s Culinary Education Foundation (CTCEF) will host an inaugural benefit, “A Toast to Charlie Trotter” on Wednesday, November 5.  The celebration to honor the late Chef Charlie Trotter, will be hosted by celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse with honorary co-chair Mayor Rahm Emanuel at Venue One, 1034 W Randolph Street. Chefs and other culinary figures... Read more »

Chef Charlie Trotter's Touching Memorial Service

Chef Charlie Trotter's Touching Memorial Service
It was one of the most beautiful services I’ve ever attended.  The Fourth Presbyterian Church of Chicago was filled to bursting for Chef Charlie Trotter’s memorial service, every pew was filled as well as the balcony.  Chairs had to be added to the edges for the overflow crowd for this tribute that was open to... Read more »
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Jennifer Hudson Performs at Qatar Airways Gala to Celebrate its Inaugural Service to Chicago

Dr. Joaquin Brieva, Jennifer Sutton and Greg Hyder with friends.
The first direct route from Chicago to Doha, the capital city of the state of Qatar, opened for business on April 10th.  On April 11th Qatar Airways celebrated with a blow-out party for 580 guests at the Field Museum featuring Grammy and Academy Award winning artist Jennifer Hudson as the evening’s entertainment. The event began... Read more »

TCW Magazine's A-List: 60 Chicagoans of Style

TCW Magazine's A-List:  60 Chicagoans of Style
TCW Mag:  “These women and men about town are fashion standouts They’ve got the look. Impeccably attired, perpetually polished and with an uncanny sense of personal style, these women and men about town are fashion standouts. They turn heads, and for all the right reasons. Click below to see who made TCW’s list of Chicago’s... Read more »

The Service Club Gives Back at Festive Holiday Luncheon

The Service Club’s annual Holiday Luncheon was a beautiful affair held in one of the most magnificent rooms in all of Chicago, the Cathedral Room at the University Club.  Event Chair Sheree Valukas, along with her formidable committee,  welcomed 150 women who came dressed in their most festive outfits to celebrate and raise funds for... Read more »
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The Service Club of Chicago Goes Hollywood (PICS!)

For the 121st anniversary of the Service Club of Chicago, co-chairs Toni Canada, Laurie Davis and Dusty (Yolanda) Stemer enlisted the aid of top event designer, Tom Kehoe, to make their Gala dreams come alive!  The theme, “An Evening of Glamour at Club El Morocco,” got Tom and his team’s creative juices flowing as they... Read more »

Bunky Cushing's "Handbags & Halos" Raises Funds for Howard Brown Health Center

Host Bunky Cushing, his ladies and guest speaker, Jamee Gregory.
If you don’t know Bunky Cushing,  which I doubt since EVERYONE seems to know him, then he is definitely someone you should know.  He has a long-time following of devoted friends/fans who will follow him anywhere, and fortunately, it’s always to do good!  For his 10th “Handbags & Halos” luncheon this year at the magnificent... Read more »

Meet the Ladies! TCW Magazine's "100 Women Making a Difference" Party

TCW Magazine‘s latest issue features “100 Women Making a Difference.”   This idea was begun in 1988 and ran annually for 14 years.  The criteria used in the selection process was that the women were making an impact on their profession, the community or in the volunteer sector.  Publisher Sherren Leigh said, “Narrowing the selection... Read more »
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