Fourth Annual “Chefs on the Grill” Event To Benefit The Special Olympics

Local Chefs Participate in Cooking Competition for Charity

Wednesday, September 14
(rain date: September 28)
6-9 p.m.

$55 in advance; $60 at the door

The Plaza at Park Grill will host the fourth annual “Chefs on the Grill” event on Wednesday, September 14, 2011 from 6-9pm. Fifteen chefs from restaurants in and around the Millennium Valley neighborhood will come together in camaraderie while participating in a grilling competition for charity. This year’s event will raise money for The Special Olympics.

Each chef will create a dish of their choice and attendees will taste samples of each dish and vote for their favorite. The winning chef will receive a Chefs on the Grill trophy and, of course, bragging rights until next year’s event.

Participating restaurants include:

Park Grill – Chefs Alex Shalev and Josh Taylor
The Gage/Henri – Chef Dirk Flanigan
III Forks – Chef Tommy Nevill
Rhapsody – Chef Dean Zanella
The Chicago Firehouse – Chef Kendal Duque
Lockwood – Chef Val Benner
China Grill – Chef Brian Witak
Custom House Tavern – Chef Perry Hendrix
IPO – Chef Trevor Hoyte
Aria – Chef Beverly Kim Clark
McCormick & Schmick’s – Chef Po Wang
Atwood Cafe – Chef Derek Simcik
Rosebud Prime – Chef Steve Coppolillo
Tavern at the Park – Chef Mike Clark

The ticket price includes unlimited food samples from 6-9 p.m. A full cash bar will be available. There will be a silent auction set up in The Plaza with proceeds also benefiting The Special Olympics.

Ticket prices are $55 in advance and $60 at the door. To purchase tickets in advance visit or call 312-521-7275. RAIN DATE September 28.

The Plaza at Park Grill
11 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60602
(312) 521-7275


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