Chicago Gourmet is ready to party...times ten! 2017 marks ten delicious years star chefs and food lovers alike have flocked to Millennium Park for Bon Appetit presents Chicago Gourmet, September 19-24, 2017.

To celebrate ten years of decadence, this year's epicurean celebration will showcase ten, thrilling ancillary events in addition to the Main Event and Grand Cru presented by Celebrity Cruises September 23 - 24.

This never-before-seen lineup of new experiences will highlight top talent in Chicago's hottest destinations.

Wine snobs are welcome and if you fancy yourself a foodie, this culinary showcase is made for you. More than 150 of the finest restaurants and chefs in Chicago are represented — as well as hundreds of renowned vintners, spirit makers and premium breweries from around the globe — at gourmet tasting pavilions that highlight the rich variety and creativity of the world-class food scene.

Festival highlights include the opening events, where you can whet your appetite at the Hamburger Hop and Late Night Gourmet, plus the debut of a new celebrity chef showdown event, The Tao of Tacos. 

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September 19 : Cocktails on The Crown

  • Time: 6:00PM - 8:00PM
  • Place: The Crown
  • Address: 435 N. Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611


September 20 : Daring Design Dinner at the Robie House

  • Time: 7:00PM - 10:00PM
  • Place: Robie House
  • Address: 5757 S. Woodlawn Ave, Chicago, IL 60637


September 21 : Italian Feast on the Chicago Riverwalk

  • Time: 6:00PM - 9:00PM
  • Place: Chicago Riverwalk
  • Address: 100 E. Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601


September 22 : Farm2Table Dinner on The 606

  • Time: 6:00PM - 9:00PM
  • Place: The 606
  • Address: Eastern end of The 606, near the Wood Street Access Point


Hamburger Hop



  • 9:00PM – 12:00AM
  • Place: The Underground
  • Address: 56 W. Illinois St, Chicago, IL 60654


September 23 : Ballpark Fare Goes Gourmet at The Park at Wrigley


Japanese Dinner Under the Stars


Sweets & Beats: After Hours Dance Party

  • Time: 11:00PM - 2:00AM
  • Place: Willis Tower Skydeck
  • Address: 233 S. Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60606


September 23-24 : Chicago Gourmet Grand Tasting

  • Time: 12:00PM – 6:00PM
  • Place: Millennium Park
  • Address: 205 E. Randolph St, between Michigan Ave. & Columbus Ave


September 23-24: Grand Cru


September 24: Rise & Shine Gourmet


Additional 10th anniversary celebration events and details coming at a later date, stay tuned! 

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