Chefs at Play

Saturday, March 16

Join Master of Ceremonies Michael Gebert, of Sky Full of Bacon and Grub Street , for Chefs at Play—cooking demos pairing local farmers with Chicago’s finest chefs. Chef demos are a festival highlight—come early for the best seat and a chance at a tasting.

Tickets available now!

2013 Schedule:

10:30 am Rick Bayless, Frontera Grill, Topolobampo

11:45 am Carrie Nahabedian, Naha

1:00 pm Paul Virant, Perennial Virant, Vie

2:15 pm Kimchi Challenge

Chicago chefs put their best Kimchi recipes to the test in this tasty contest



Steve Dolinsky, ABC 7

Sandor Katz, author, The Art of Fermentation

Dietrich McGaffey, Edible Alchemy

Louisa Chu, WBEZ

David Manilow, Check Please (invited)


11:00 am-3:00 pm

Seed Swap—Hall C, entrance hallway concession stand