Chicago, IL (October 25, 2012) DIFFA: Design Industries Fighting AIDS will celebrate the return
of DIFFA's Dining by Design to Chicago on November 1st-3rd, bringing together some of the
most talented individuals in the world of fashion, interior design, art, and architecture. Each
table is meant to engage the viewer, allowing them to glimpse the intimate, unknown or
unexpected through the artful genius of its creator.
Dining by Design Cocktails by Design
Thursday November 1st, 5:30-8:30 PM
Enjoy a fabulous cocktail party and be first to view the tables and meet the designers and Hosts
behind them. The event is open to the public and tickets are available for $100/ticket at
diffachicago.org or at the door.
DIFFA'S Dining by Design Public Table Viewing
Friday, November 2nd, 10 am-2pm
Browse spectacular table creations and garner ideas to
create beautiful dining environments in your own home. Three dimensional dining installations
include National Sponsors, EFFEN® Vodka, designed by Richard Chai, La Crema, designed by
Marc Blackwell, Kravet, designed by Jonathan Adler, Ethan Allen, Lincoln, designed by
Rossetti, Phil Stefani's Signature Events, designed by Stanton Interior Concepts, Jenn-Air, CS
Interiors, along with an additional 25 local sponsors who will be focusing on a new Sustainable
Mission and a new category of Emerging designers. Open to the public with a contribution of
$10 per person to benefit DIFFA. Tickets can be purchased online at diffachicago.org or at the
DIFFA'S Dining by Desing Table Hop and Taste
Saturday, November 3rd, 11 AM- 3PM
Table Hop and Taste will feature wine pairings from National Sponsor La Crema, vodka by EFFEN® Vodka and beer by Stella Artois as guests enjoy tastes from some of Chicago's top restaurants: 312 Chicago, FILINI, Il Giardino Del Dolce,
Nick's Fishmarket & Grill, Nonna Santi's Biscotti, Phil Stefani's Signature Events, Spiaggia, Saigon Sisters, Province, Prosecco, RL, Markethouse, Gene & Georgetti's and Piccolo Sogno Due. Elizabeth Grant- Douglas, Winemaker for La Crema, will be on hand to discuss the distinctive flavors, elegance, and natural balance of La Crema's selections. Open to the public
DIFFA/Chicago 939 Merchandise Mart, Chicago, IL 60654
Tel: 312-644-6412 Fax: 312-644-6413
Tickets $40/ $50 at the door. Tickets can be purchased online at diffachicago.org or at the door.
DIFFA'S Dining by Design GAla Dinner
Saturday, November 3rd, 6:30-11pm guests will enjoy a delightful dinner and an alluring auction amidst breathtaking table environments. Open to the public, tickets are $500 per person to benefit DIFFA. (Reservations required)
DIFFA'S Dining by Design 2012 is brought to you by National Sponsors, EFFEN® Vodka,
La Crema with official automotive sponsor, Lincoln and local sponsors, Jenn-Air, Stella Artois, the Design Center at the Merchandise Mart, and Local Media Sponsor CS Interiors.
DIFFA/ Chicago (The Design Industries Foundation Fighting Aids)is a not-for- profit Fundraising
and grant making foundation that distributes funds to Chicago area HIV/ AIDS Service agencies
that provide direct services , preventative education and outreach to people who are HIV
positive, living with AIDS or at risk for infection. Founded in 1984, DIFFA has granted more
than $35 million to hundreds of community- based organizations nationwide. For more
information visit diffa.org .