Epicurious Entertains Chicago
The editors of Epicurious and Chicago's top chefs, sommeliers, and mixologists invite you to join us for an exceptional weekend experience at one of the city's most spectacular spaces, the Chicago Illuminating Company.
The first-ever Epicurious Entertains Chicago will be a one-of-a-kind two-day event featuring a hometown lineup:
Art Smith of Table Fifty Two
Dale Levitski of Sprout
Mindy Segal of Hot Chocolate
Alpana Singh of Check, Please!
Mike Ryan of Sable Kitchen & Bar
Charlie McKenna of Lillie's Q
Melissa Graham of Purple Asparagus
Mike Hines of Epoch Floral
You won't want to miss these events:
Dinner with Chicago's Top Chefs
Cooking with Kids
Entertaing, Epi Style
BBQ, Brews & Ball
We look forward to seeing you in Chicago! Space is limited so order your tickets now. You can buy tickets to just the classes, the dinner, or the barbecue, or you can buy an all-access weekend pass for $175. In the meantime, whet your appetite by watching interviews from our 2010 event, Epicurious Entertains NYC.
Saturday, May 5
Cooking with Kids
10:00am – 1:00pm
Cost: $25 per adult (includes two kids for free)
Join Epicurious editor-in-chief Tanya Steel (author of Real Food for Healthy Kids) and Purple Asparagus and Let's Move chef Melissa Graham for a morning jam-packed with hands-on cooking classes devoted to kid-friendly fare. Kids will participate in healthy-cooking demonstrations; learn how to plant their own herb and vegetable garden; decorate their own cookies, aprons and herb pots; and enjoy lots of munchies, including a nutritious snack pack. All activities are designed to engage, educate, and feed junior chefs, ages 2 to 12.
10:00 & 10:30: Healthy Breakfasts Kids Love, with Melissa Graham
11:00 & 11:30: Healthy Lunches Kids Love, with Melissa Graham
12:00 & 12:30: Healthy Desserts Kids Can Make, with Tanya Steel
This event is BYOK - bring your own kid - and children eat and learn for free. Plus, the first 10 people to buy tickets will recieve an autographed copy of Real Food for Healthy Kids.
2:00: Chocolate tasting and the creative process, with Vosges founder Katrina Markoff
2:30: The Best Wines for Summer Entertaining, with Alpana Singh
3:00: Delicious Beer Cocktails, with Mike Ryan
3:30: Make Your Flower Arrangements Extraordinary, with Mike Hines
4:00: Herb gardening and growing your own herbs for spring cocktails, with a gardening expert
4:30: Spring Cocktails Using Edible Herbs, with Mike Ryan
*(All guests must be 21 and over)
*When purchasing tickets, please specify if you have food allergies or require a vegetarian meal. The dinner menu will be posted by April 2.
Art Smith's First Course
Spring Pea Puree Garnished with Poached Lobster, Smoked Cumin Salt, Mint and a Pea Tendril Salad
Dale Levitski's Entrée
Kobe and Caviar with Fennel Potato Kugels and Dill Baby Beets
Mindy Segal's Dessert
Zingerman's Cream Cheese and Creme Fraiche "Cheesecake" with Anisse Hyssup, Rhubarb and 5 Minute Strawberries
*When purchasing tickets, please specify if you have food allergies or require a vegetarian meal.
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