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Thank you to everyone who attended First Bites Bash 2019! We look forward to seeing you next year.

Highlights from First Bites Bash 2019

First Bites Bash is the official kick-off event for the 12th annual Chicago Restaurant Week, organized by Choose Chicago. Held at the Field Museum, savory and sweet food tastings from more than 70 of Chicago’s most celebrated chefs and restaurants. Joe Flamm, Executive Chef of Chicago’s Michelin-starred Spiaggia and Café Spiaggia and winner of Bravo’s Top Chef Season 15, served as Host Chef. He was joined by Host Mixologist Jarmel Doss, assistant bar director of The Aviary and winner of the first Chicago STARS Mixology competition.

This year’s event benefited Pilot Light, a local non-profit that helps kids make healthier choices through food education.