Bon Appetit presents Chicago Gourmet at Millennium Park this month! It runs from Sept. 19 through Sept. 24. It’s the 10th anniversary and is open to the public. Harty Realty Group is going! Allow us to fill you in on the details, so you don’t miss a moment of the fun.
During the Grand Tasting on Sept. 23 and 24, you can expect lively cooking demos, wine and cocktail seminars, book signings and delicious tastings from numerous restaurants, wineries, spirits purveyors and breweries. More than 250 Chicago restaurants will present food. Some of Chicago’s top chefs will cook, talk, demonstrate, sample and more. This includes notorious names, such as Curtis Stone, Carla Hall, Graham Elliot, Stephanie Izard and many more.
If you love food, this is the place to be! Even if you’ve been to this event before, this year will be extra special, because of the 10th anniversary. There will be special toasts, party favors, photo ops and much more, so Chicago Gourmet sounds like quite the party for foodies. The Grand Tasting in Millennium Park runs from noon to 6 p.m. on Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday.
Even if you don’t attend the main event, this year’s anniversary includes numerous weeklong anniversary celebrations as well! Ten parties will take place at iconic locations throughout Chicago next week. They include a Rick Bayless dinner on The 606 Trail, a Mindy Segal dance party at Willis Tower, a team of chefs at The Park at Wrigley, Late Night Gourmet at the Underground, and many more. Purchase tickets for these ahead of time!
Also, on Sept. 22, the weekend of celebration kicks off with the 8th annual Hamburger Hop at Harris Theater Rooftop. You’ll get to enjoy tastings of gourmet burgers as past winners and new challengers compete for best burger in Chicago. Wash the burgers down with Blue Moon brews, wines, spirits and more.
Cost is $185 + fees for a one-day Grand Tasting ticket, with numerous other ticket options available. More information is on the event website, along with a list of participating chefs.
You can always find fun events in Chicago, and in this case, delicious ones! Count on Harty Realty Group to keep you updated on the latest real estate news for the Chicago real estate market, and local event info for the Chicago area.
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