Chicago Gourmet Highlights the Chicago Weekend

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While the Bears and Vikings light up Sunday,  its the Chicago Gourmet, the nation’s premier culinary experience, returns to Chicago’s Millennium Park

both days September 25-29. Celebrating its 12th year, Chicago Gourmet returns with a spirited theme – Lights, Camera, Napkin! – celebrating all things food and entertainment. Chicago Gourmet was created by the Illinois Restaurant Association to honor Chicago’s culinary achievements and the creative vision ofC the chefs, Master Sommeliers, and wine-, spirit-, and beer-makers who participate. It also spotlights Chicago as an international culinary destination via its unparalleled epicurean talent. The event supports a range of charitable organizations every year, including the Illinois Restaurant Association Educational Foundation, Pilot Light and others. Chicago Gourmet is possible with the support of title sponsor Bon Appétit and presenting sponsor Southern Glazer’sWine & Spirits. For more information, please visit