CHICAGOSavor 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 secure3.convio.net/ha/site/Ticketing .
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 vulnerableparticularly people experiencing homelessness, mental illness or addictions, or struggling with multiple chronic illnessesimproving health for all the well-being of our community. For more information, visit www.heartlandalliance.org