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First Bites Bash – Field Museum
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Celebrate the city’s acclaimed culinary scene with First Bites Bash, the official kick-off event for Chicago Restaurant Week. Tickets are on sale now!

Here’s what to expect at this all-inclusive event:

  • Enjoy gourmet bites from more than 50 Chicago restaurants.
  • Sip wine, beer, and spirits from top brands.
  • Explore select exhibits after hours inside the iconic Field Museum.

This year’s esteemed Host Chef is Darnell Reed of Luella’s Southern Kitchen.

A portion of the proceeds will benefit Kitchen Possible, a local organization that strives to build empowered mindsets in children through cooking, and the James Beard Foundation Scholarship Program, which supports a local Chicago-based student pursuing a culinary career path.


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