Seven of Chicago’s hottest chefs will compete for culinary honors at Brewery Ommegang and SAVEUR Magazine’s Hop Chef Chicago culinary competition. Cleetus Friedman of Fountainhead,Cosmo Goss of Publican Quality Meats, Tim Cottini of Fork, Jacob Saben of Graham Elliot Bistro, Alex Ageneau of Paris Club, Craig Fass of The Bad Apple and Rick Gresh of David Burke’s Primehouse will battle for the title of Hop Chef Chicago July 1 at 7:00 pm at Paris Club. Meet the chefs here.
Each chef prepares a dish paired with an Ommegang ale, then presents and defends their dish to a panel of local and national food critics including Shelley Young: CEO of The Chopping Block, Ray Daniels: Founder of Cicerone Program, Chris Gerber GM at the Aviary, Laura Sant: Assistant Digital Editor and more…
Hop Chef Chicago tickets are $60 before July 1 / $75 at the door. Admission include tasting dishes and open bar, with a portion of proceeds going to support Common Threads.
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