Bon Appétit presents Chicago Gourmet special events line-up announced

Bon Appétit presents Chicago Gourmet special events line-up announced

Encore Event Tickets on Sale Now

Bon Appétit presents Chicago Gourmet is expanding their reach for the 12th annual food fest that takes place in Millenium Park and around town Sept. 24 – 29.

This year’s theme is Lights, Camera, Napkin!

 A host of special related events, were announced yesterday at a press conference complete with celebratory bites and beverages at Monteverde.

They include:

1. Tuesday, Sept. 24, 6-10:30 p.m.: Raise your Glass to Freedom: A Hamilton Exclusive hosted by Rick Bayless at CIBC Theatre ($450/person)  

2. Wednesday, Sept. 25, 7-10 p.m.: “Take the Gun, Leave the Cannoli”: Italian Feast presented by Performance Foodservice on the Odyssey Chicago River($250/person) 

 3. Thursday, Sept. 26, 6-9 p.m.: Jef Comedy Jam Hosted by Jeff Mauro at Theater on the Lake ($90/person) 

4. Friday, Sept. 27, noon – 2 p.m.: Battle of the Masters at Swift & Sons($200/person)Monteverdesarahandchefs

5. Saturday, Sept. 28, 8-11 p.m.: The Big Chill(i): Gourmet Chili Cook-Off presented by Illinois Beef Association & Iowa Beef Industry Council on the Harris Theater Rooftop ($95/person) – Hosted by Sarah Grueneberg (Monteverde) 

6. Sunday, Sept. 29, 8:30-10:45 a.m. or 10 a.m.-12:15 p.m.: Rise & Shine Gourmet at the Chicago Athletic Association Hotel ($40/person

Tickets are on sale now. For more details and to buy tickets, visit Questions regarding ticket sales may be directed to or (312) 380-4137.

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