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15th Anniversary Common Threads Chef Takeover

March 16 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


Common Threads, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting health and wellness to children, families, and communities through cooking and nutrition education, continues to celebrate its 15th Anniversary in its hometown of Chicago on Monday, March 16. The third Chef Takeover event will be a one-night-only ticketed evening at Zhou B Art Center (1029 W 35th Street, Chicago, IL 60609) from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. A VIP preview reception will begin at 5:30 p.m., with a VIP Chefs’ After-Party at The Duck Inn (2701 South Eleanor St., Chicago) beginning at 9:30 p.m.

Each event in the Chef Takeover series features a group of renowned chefs collaborating to create a locally-focused cuisine. The Chicago event will be a dine-around reception featuring chefs Chef Govind Armstrong (Willie Jane), Chef Michelle Bernstein (Café La Trova), Chef Gale Gand (Sweet Dreams), Chef Rock Harper (RockSolid Creative Food Group), Chef Kevin Hickey (The Duck Inn), Chef Stephanie Izard (Girl and the Goat), Chef Paul Kahan (Publican), Chef Bill Kim (Urbanbelly), Chef Christian Ragano (Cindy’s), Gail Simmons (Food & Wine/Top Chef), Chef Todd Stein (The Bristol), Chef Giuseppe Tentori (GT Fish & Oyster), and a special appearance by Common Threads co-founder Chef Art Smith.

As part of the program, Common Threads will honor co-founders Chef Art Smith and Jesus Salgueiro, Chef Michelle Bernstein, Chicago Public Schools CEO Janice Jackson, and Gail Simmons.


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Zhou B Art Center
1029 W. 35th St.
Chicago, IL 60609 United States
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