Eat, Drink & Be Merry at the Chicago Food and Wine Festival

Author: Lauren Ross

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The Chicago Food and Wine Festival will make its inaugural debut in Lincoln Park on Friday, August 28th through Sunday, August 30th. The kick-off celebration begins Friday at the Feast Under The Stars dinner party in the park. The Feast Under The Stars ticket gets you a 5-course meal, wine, and dessert prepared by top-culinary chefs in an exclusive, private setting.

On Saturday and Sunday, festival-goers are asked to bring their appetite because the festival – presented by Food + Wine Magazine – will feature over 90 artisanal food, wine, and spirit exhibitors! Sip and taste creative menu items all day long at this 2-day Grand Tasting event.  Throughout the weekend, live culinary demos and mixology seminars will take place. Experts and acclaimed chefs will guide attendees through the steps of preparing their most beloved dishes as well as offer craft beer and wine samples.

Whether you buy them individually or through the All-In Pass, Toast and Taste as well as Last Call are can’t miss events! Toast and Taste will offer bite-size signature fare created by the biggest celebrities of the culinary world, live music, and wine – with the Chicago skyline serving as the evening backdrop. If you crave desserts, then Last Call is the event for you! At Last Call, sip sparkling wine and sample gourmet desserts from the top pastry chefs in the city.

Are you ready for the Chicago Food and Wine Festival? For ticket information as well as chef bios and demo times, click here.