On Saturday, September 28 and Sunday, September 29, Millennium Park will host Bon Appetit's Chicago Gourmet. This event is a celebration of food and wine. With more than 100 of Chicago's finest restaurants and chefs and hundreds of specialty vintners, sprint makers and specialty breweries, the weekend will be a foodie's delight.
Highlights of the weekend's events include Chef's demos, tasting tents and the exclusive Grand Cru. Friday night kicks off the weekend's events with the Hamburger Hop. The whole weekend is an amazing opportunity to dive into Chicago's culinary scene.
Guests can taste a wide array of flavors and cuisines. From tasting tours to chef tasting pavilions, the event presents some of Chicago's favorite chefs and restaurants. With so many options, guests can try old favorites or experiment with new offerings. It is the weekend to leave the diets behind and indulge on all the event has to offer.
A special addition to the event includes Michelin Star chefs at the Grand Cru. Each internationally recognized chef is pair with a Chicago based Michelin starred counterpart. The two chefs will present a side-by-side tasting. The wines featured at the Grand Cru are some of the world's finest.
Chicago Gourmet will be held at Millenium Park from 12 pm till 9 pm on Saturday and Sunday. While Saturday's event tickets are sold-out, limited tickets for Sunday are still available. To learn more about this event, please visit http://www.illinoisrestaurants.org/associations/2039/chicagogourmet/.