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FIRST BITES BASH 

Thank you for attending First Bites Bash 2018!

Stay tuned for 2019 event dates.

First Bites Bash will be the official kick-off event for the 12th annual Chicago Restaurant Week, produced by Choose Chicago. Held at the magnificent Aon Grand Ballroom at Navy Pier, savory and sweet food tastings are prepared and served by approximately 60 of Chicago's most celebrated chefs and restaurants.

Lee Wolen
CHEF LEE WOLEN
In 2014, Wolen joined Boka Restaurant as Executive Chef/Partner. At Boka, Lee was named “2014 Chef of the Year” by Chicago Tribune and Eater Chicago, and was nominated for a James Beard Award for Best Chef: Great Lakes in 2016 & 2017. Boka has maintained a Michelin Star since 2014.

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For First Bites Bash or Chicago Restaurant Week inquiries:

restaurantweek@choosechicago.com