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Chefs and the City to benefit Heartland Health Outreach
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CHICAGO—Savor the flavor of a great cause! Heartland Alliance and Heartland Health Outreach, Inc. ( HHO ) are delighted to announce the return of its annual Chefs and the City tasting event at the fabulous Montgomery Club ( 500 W Superior ) on Thursday, June 2 from 6:30 P.M. until 9:30 P.M. Featuring delicious bites ranging from fine dining to gastropubs, foodies from all corners of the city will love this real taste of Chicago.

Last year's event featured mouth-watering delicacies, such as Peruvian seafood fare like Jesus Delgado's Tiradito Chalaco ( Tanta ), the one-of-a-kind Short Rib Bone Marrow Burger from Ryan Pitts ( RL Restaurant ), fresh Italian salads like Chris Pandel's Panzanella Primavera

Attendees can take a chance in the Premier and Grand raffles to win an array of fabulous prizes, including a trip to New York City!

Night owls will rejoice, because the party doesn't have to end at 9:30PM. Each ticket purchase includes access to an exclusive After Party at Bull & Bear ( 431 N Wells ) from 9:30PM — 11:00PM to enjoy a cocktail and a more intimate social atmosphere. A $20 donation at the door is encouraged.

Proceeds from Chefs and the City and the After Party will support Heartland Health Outreach's HIV/AIDS services, providing medical care and food and nutrition to homeless and low-income Chicagoans.

Major event sponsors include CS Magazine, Bombay Sapphire, Ariel Investments, DineAmic, Fortune Fish & Gourmet and Samatas Premium.

Complimentary cocktails from Bombay Sapphire and fine wines are included with each ticket purchase. Early bird tickets for the event are $100 until May 20 at 5 p.m. ( $125 after ). To purchase tickets, visit .

2016 Chefs and the City Participants

— Balena Chris Pandel

— Big Star Julie Warpinski

— Bub City Doug Psaltis

— Community Tavern Joey Beato

— Eden Devon Quinn

— Enolo Wine Bar Felipe Ospina

— Homestead on the Roof Rob Shaner

— Mercat a la Planxa Evan Behmer

— Mexique Carlos Gaytan

— Public House Jeremy Tennehill

— RL Restaurant Ryan Pitts

— Shanghai Terrace Sun Baochou

— Swirlz Cupcakes Marissa Mayer

— Tanta Jesus Delgado

— Union League Club Michael Garbin

— White Oak Tavern and Inn Tom Van Lente

About Heartland Alliance and Heartland Health Outreach, Inc.

Heartland Alliance, one of the world's leading anti-poverty organizations, works in communities in the U.S. and abroad to serve those who are homeless, living in poverty, or seeking safety. It provides a comprehensive array of services in the areas of health, housing, jobs and justice — and leads state and national policy efforts, which target lasting change for individuals and society. Heartland Health Outreach Inc., a subsidiary of Heartland Alliance, works to transform healthcare for the most vulnerable—particularly people experiencing homelessness, mental illness or addictions, or struggling with multiple chronic illnesses—improving health for all the well-being of our community. For more information, visit

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