JULY 15TH, 2019 • 6:30PM
MONTEVERDE • CHICAGO, ILLINOIS
FEATURED CHEF: Sarah Grueneberg
Sarah Grueneberg's soulful style at Chicago's
Monteverde showcases creative, Italian-inspired
cooking with "a traditional heart and a modern hand."
In 2017, Chef Grueneberg won a prestigious
James Beard award for Best Chef Great Lakes.
She's appeared on Iron Chef – and took second place
on Top Chef, Season 9. During her tenure as Executive
Chef at Spiaggia, the Chicago restaurant was awarded
one Michelin Star for three consecutive years.
AUGUST 22ND, 2019 • 6:30PM
UB PRESERV • HOUSTON, TX
FEATURED CHEFS: Chris Shepherd & Nick Wong
At his acclaimed restaurant, UB Preserv,
Chris Shepherd and his Executive Chef, Nick Wong
are dedicated to "telling the story of Houston food,
with dishes that are inspired by the people and places
of this community that make this city better."
Embracing the city’s globally diverse cooks and their
culinary traditions, the James Beard award-winner
has earned a #1 recognition from Texas Monthly's
list of Best New Restaurants in Texas for all three of his
restaurants. He's also the founder of Southern Smoke,
a foundation that benefits the National MS Society.
OCTOBER 24TH, 2019 • 6:30PM
CENTRAL KITCHEN • SAN FRANCISCO, CA
FEATURED CHEF: Thomas McNaughton
Hailed by Food & Wine magazine as an "Empire Builder,"
internationally acclaimed chef Thomas McNaughton
opened his now-iconic flour + water restaurant in the
heart of San Francisco's Mission District back in 2009.
A decade later, the famed restaurant continues to
showcase signature dishes influenced by a classic
combination of Italian regional traditions and
Northern California inspirations, all crafted using
the finest and freshest seasonal ingredients. Experience
Chef McNaughton’s legendary Flour + Water menu at this
private dinner, hosted at his Central Kitchen restaurant.
NOVEMBER 7TH, 2019 • 6:30PM
BLOOMSBURY FARM • NASHVILLE, TN
FEATURED CHEF: Philip Krajeck
Chef Philip Krajeck is best known for his critically
acclaimed Nashville restaurant, Rolf and Daughters,
where he combines his signature downhome take on
Italian cooking with the very best local ingredients.
Named as Eater Nashville's 2018 Chef of the Year
and winner of Food & Wine magazine's Best New
Chef Award, Chef Krajeck is legendary for the original
cuisine that earned him four James Beard Award
nominations before he reached the age of 35.
DECEMBER 4TH, 2019 • 6:30PM
KING • NEW YORK, NY
FEATURED CHEFS: Clare de Boer &
Jess Shadbolt of King
Food & Wine magazine honored Clare de Boer and
Jess Shadbolt as two of 2018's best new chefs in
the country. Once co-workers at the famed River Cafe
in London, the talented duo has transformed their
restaurant, King, into one of downtown Manhattan’s
hottest culinary destinations, featured everywhere
from Vogue to the New York Times. The menu is
influenced by the fresh, vibrant flavors of Southern
Italian and French cuisine, drawing inspiration
from generations of great family cooks.
Tickets are $175 per person, includes a family style
dinner with wine pairings. Special Pricing for
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