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Article by Choose Chicago
July 6-10, 2016 • Free Admission • Grant Park

What is the city’s recipe for a fantastic food festival? Chefs and musicians, combined with entertainment for all ages and several thousand tasting servings of favorite Chicago bites.

Fill up on all flavors of Chicago — from classic local dishes, to specialty cuisines from ethnic neighborhood restaurants, to inspired chef creations — at the annual lakefront festival Taste of Chicago. Then top it off with musical talents every evening.

The quintessential summer event, Taste (as it’s known to the locals) appeals to all of your senses: Smell and Taste the best of Chicago’s booming restaurant scene; See culinary experts share their secrets at daily cooking demos; and Hearmusic artists as they take to the big stage of Petrillo Music Shell.

Iconic Buckingham Fountain, dazzling Lake Michigan and the magnificent skyline form the backdrop to the five day event in Grant Park, July 6-10. Plan your trip today, and be sure to bring an appetite!


These ticketed events feature three-course meals prepared each night by a different Chicago chef. Take a seat within the decorated, air-conditioned dining pavilion and feast on innovative dishes from the city’s celebrated culinary community.

July 6: Chef Graham Elliot & Masterchef Junior Season 4 Winner Addison
July 7: Chef Kevin Hickey
July 8: Chef Patrick Sheerin
July 9: Chef Chris Macchia
July 10: Chef Abraham Conlon

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