Chicago Gourmet

Ready to step into culinary heaven? Well Bon Appétit presents Chicago Gourmet has what you're looking for, and this year boasts the event's biggest lineup yet of food, wine, cocktails, celebrity chefs, cooking demos, seminars and more.

Sound appetizing yet?

From live cooking demos on two stages to expert wine and mixology seminars, to James Beard Award winning chefs in the Grand Cru, to all the gourmet food, wine, spirits, and beer tastings on the Great Lawn - phew! - this is your chance to meet your favorite industry stars while you savor, sip, learn and laugh.

Splurge on cuisine from 180+ chefs and restaurants, sip with seven Master Sommeliers, travel the world at the first-ever Global Street Food Market, and tour the Tasting Pavilions. Chicago Gourmet has endless activities in which to participate.

Just a few of the big name chefs you'll see at Chicago Gourmet are Masaharu Morimoto (Japonais by Morimoto), Rick Bayless (Frontera Grill/Topolobampo/XOCO), Graham Elliot (graham elliot/g.e.b.), Stephanie Izard (Girl & the Goat/Little Goat) and Tony Mantuano (Spiaggia/Terzo Piano/Bar Toma/River Roast). What's the harm in getting a little starstruck as you chow down on some of the best food in the world?

Click here to view the complete schedule and get planning your trip to food paradise. Limited one day, weekend, and Grand Cru passes are still available, so visit chicagogourmet.org to purchase them today!