Posts tagged "Celebrity Chefs"

2014 Taste of the Nation Chicago in Photos

The Taste of the Nation Chicago event was held in the Grand Ballroom at Navy Pier and had two stories of chef and mixology tasting stations
On Wednesday, August 13, I had the chance to join more than 1,200 Chicagoans at Chicago’s Navy Pier ballroom for Taste of the Nation® Chicago benefitting No Kid Hungry. The annual tasting event, featured the city’s top chefs, sommeliers and mixologists, raised $280,000 for No Kid Hungry, which is ending childhood hunger in America. According to... Read more »

Chicago Chefs Dominate 2014 James Beard Award Nominee Annoucements

Chicago Chefs Dominate 2014 James Beard Award Nominee Annoucements
This morning the James Beard Foundation (JBF) announced the list of the 2014 award nominees at the Publican in Chicago and yours truly had the chance to attend! I was humbled to be amongst some of Chicago’s top chefs, restauranteurs, beverage professionals, food writers, and even Mayor Rahm Emanuel! Chicago area chefs dominated this year... Read more »

Burke's Bacon Bar

Burke's Bacon Bar
I don’t think I’ve ever met a piece of bacon I didn’t like.  Yesterday’s dinner with Top Chef Master’s David Burke, and Chef Rick Gresh of David Burke’s Primehouse certainly confirmed that statement. The newly opened Burke’s Bacon Bar offers a choice of nine “handwiches” (hand-sized sandwiches) each with a mouthwatering taste of nature’s meat... Read more »
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