Posts tagged "tasting events"

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 »

10 Tips for Attending a Tasting Event

10 Tips for Attending a Tasting Event
This Thursday I’ll be attending “First Bites” at Chicago’s Union Station for Restaurant Week 2013. This is the fourth year I’ve attended the event, and over the years I’ve gained some great knowledge when it comes to knowing how to attend a tasting event. Attending an event with 50 plus restaurants is all about portion... Read more »