Chicago Chef Week 2013: A Taste of Chicago's Best

Chicago Chef Week 2013: A Taste of Chicago's Best
Embeya interior...just one of the hot spots offering special prix fixe meals at Chicago Chef Week

The Fifth Annual Chicago Chef Week kicks off tomorrow on St. Patrick's Day through Friday, March 22. The week, features prix-fixe dining at nearly 75 of Chicago's top culinary destinations.

Restaurants will offer a three-course, prix-fixe dinner menu for $44 per person*, and a $22 per person lunch menu at restaurants offering the lunch option.

Food lovers can celebrate Chicago's world-class culinary offerings at some of the city's most notable chef-driven restaurants from James Beard Outstanding Chef Semifinalist Paul Kahan's, Avec, Blackbird, or the Publican -to hot new restaurants including Michael and Patrick Sheerin's Trenchermen.

Chicago Chef Week 2013 also boasts the "big three" winners at the 2012 Jean Banchet Awards: Yusho (Matthias Merges for Chef of the Year), Sepia (Andrew Zimmnerman for Best Restaurant) and Acadia (Ryan McCaskey for Best New Restaurant and Jason Prah for Sommelier of the Year).

Below is the complete list of restaurants participating in Chicago Chef Week 2013

•    2 Sparrows (553 W Diversey, 773.234.2320)
•    Acadia (1639 S. Wabash, 312.360.9500)
•    Atwood Café  (1 W Washington, 312.368.1900)
•    Autre Monde (6727 W. Roosevelt Rd Berwyn, IL 60402 708.775.8122)
•    Avec (615 W Randolph, 312.377.2002)
•    Balena (1633 N Halsted, 312.861.3888)
•    The Barrelhouse Flat (2642 N. Lincoln, 773.857.0421)
•    BellyQ  (1400 W Randolph, 312-563-1010)
•    Bistro Bordeaux (618 Church St Evanston, IL 6020, 847.424.1483)
•    Bistronomic (840 N. Wabash, 312.944.8400)
•    Blackbird (619 W Randolph, 312.715.0708)
•    BOKA (1729 N. Halsted, 312.337.6070)
•    Branch 27 (1371 W Chicago, 312.850.2700)
•    The Bristol (2152 N. Damen, 773.862.5555)
•    Baume & Brix (351 W Hubbard, 312.321.0351)
•    Browntrout (4111 North Lincoln, 773.472.4111)
•    David Burke's Prime House (616 N Rush St, 312.660.6000)
•    De Cero (814 W Randolph, 312.455.8114)
•    Embeya (564 W Randolph, 312.612.5640)
•    Epic (112 W Hubbard, 312.222.4940)
•    The Florentine (151 W Adams, 312.660.8866)
•    Farmhouse (228 W Chicago Ave, 312.280.4960)
•    Filini Restaruant & Bar (221 N Columbus Dr, 312.565.5258)
•    The Gage (24 S. Michigan Ave, 312.372.4243)
•    Gemini Bistro (2075 N Lincoln, 773.525.2522)
•    Graham Elliot Bistro (217 W Huron, 312.888.2258)
•    Gioco (1312 S Wabash, 312.939.3870)
•    Grange Hall Burger Bar (844 W Randolf, 312.491.0844)
•    Green Zebra (1460 W. Chicago, 312.243.7100)
•    GT Fish & Oyster (531 N Wells, 312.929.3501)
•    Henri (18 S Michigan, 312.578.0763)
•    Hot Chocolate (1747 N Damen, 773.489.1747)
•    iNG (951 W. Fulton Market, 855.834.6464)
•    Japonais (600 W Chicago, 312.822.9600)
•    Le Colonial (937 N. Rush St, 312.255.1221)
•    Libertad (7931 Lincoln Ave Skokie, IL 60077, 847.674.8100)
•    Lockwood (17 E. Monroe, 312.917.3404)
•    Leopold (1450 W Chicago Ave, 312.348.1028)
•    Little Market Brasserie (10 E Delaware, 312.640.8141)
•    Lula (2537 N Kedzie, 773.489.9554)
•    Markethouse (611 N Fairbanks, 312.224.2200)
•    Mercadito (108 W. Kinzie St, 312.329.9555)
•    Mercat a la Planxa (638 S. Michigan Ave, 312.765.0524)
•    Mexique (1529 W Chicago Ave, 312.850.0288)
•    Michael Jordan's Steak House (505 N. Michigan Ave, 312.321.8823)
•    N9NE (440 W Randolph, 312.575.9900)
•    Nightwood (2119 S. Halsted, 312.526.3385)
•    North Pond (2610 N Cannon Dr, 773.477.5845)
•    Perennial Virant (1800 N. Lincoln, 312.981.7070)
•    Piccolo Sogno (464 N. Halsted, 312.421.0077)
•    Piccolo Sogno Due (340 N Clark, 312.822.0077)
•    Province (161 N. Jefferson, 312.669.9900)
•    The Publican (837 W. Fulton Market, 312.733.9555)
•    Publican Quality Meats (825 W Fulton Market, 312.445.8977)
•    Red Door (2118 N Damen, 773.679.7221)
•    Rustic House (1967 N Halsted, 312.929.3227)
•    Sable (505 N State, 312.985.0769)
•    Sepia (123 N. Jefferson, 312.441.1920)
•    Slurping Turtle (116 W. Hubbard, 312.464.0466)
•    Table Fifty-two (52 W Elm, 312.573.4000)
•    Tavernita (151 W Erie, 312.274.1111)
•    Telegraph (2601 N Milwaukee, 773.292.946)
•    Tesori (65 E. Adams, 312.786.9911)
•    Tocco (1266 N Milwaukee, 773.687.8895)
•    Tortoise Club (350 N State St, 312.755.1700)
•    Trenchermen (2039 W North, 773.661.1540)
•    TWO (1132 W. Grand, 312.624.8363)
•    Urban Union (1421 W. Taylor, 312.929.4302)
•    WAVE (644 N Lakeshore, 312.255.4460)
•    Vie (4471 Lawn Ave. Western Springs, IL 60558, 708.246.2082)
•    Yusho (2853 N Kedzie, 773.904.8558)

Visit Chicago Chef Week to make reservations.

*NOTES:
Avec will feature a three-course prix fixe menu for $27.
Publican will showcase a three-course prix fixe menu for $30 between the hours of 3:30-5:30pm, Monday through Friday.
Publican Quality Meats will present a three-course prix fixe menu for $18.
Slurping Turtle will offer four courses.

Prices are exclusive of beverage, gratuity and tax.

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