The inaugural Chicago Food + Wine Festival features world-class chefs, sommeliers, cocktail experts, culinary personalities, musical acts and more over the course of three days.
The fest starts off Friday night with Feast Under the Stars, a five-course seated dinner with dishes from Chicago chefs Tony Mantuano, Stephanie Izard and others. Saturday and Sunday bring the Grand Tasting and Chef's Showcase, a tasting event from 11am-4pm, with talks and demos happening concurrently. On Saturday night, Toast & Taste is a large tasting event with chefs from all over the country, and the night ends with Last Call, a dessert tasting party at Block 37. Tickets are still available, get them here.