Millennium Park | Sept 22 - 24
Beauty and Her Feast
Kiki Luthringshausen’s expertise in food and lifestyle has been recognized in Chicago for two decades. She is a reformed interior designer who fell into food writing and culinary consulting in 2010. Over the years, her work has been featured in the Daily Herald, The Chicago Tribune, Make It Better, NS Magazine and several trade publications. She has a digital column on Sun-Times Splash based on her popular food blog, Beauty and Her Feast. As a designer, Kiki was a contributor for live television segments on the Chicago news affiliates, NBC, CBS, ABC and WGN highlighting lifestyle trends and home entertaining. She is currently collaborating on her first restaurant design project, as well working with an esteemed Chicago chef on developing a cookbook.
As the official Ambassador of Chicago’s hottest grocery store, Mariano’s, she works with the corporate team on product procurement and store concepts and travels the globe sourcing unique products. Kiki helps local chefs to bring their products to life on the Mariano’s shelves and works with vendors to create on-site demonstration and event opportunities. Kiki has also been instrumental in launching the Mariano’s Signature product line with Rare Tea Rea Cellars and a soon-to-be released spice line. Mariano’s is proud of their on-going Tastemakers Campaign featuring Chicago’s finest chefs and trendsetters, managed and hosted by Kiki.