2014 Emcees
2014 Talent
Lin Brehmer

Nothing much survives from Brehmer’s high school years except rumor and innuendo... MORE

Catherine DeOrio
WTTW'S Check Please!

Catherine De Orio is a recovering attorney who left her burgeoning career in the courtroom for one in the kitchen... MORE.

Steve Dolinsky
ABC 7 Chicago

Since 1995, Steve Dolinsky has won 12 James Beard Awards for his TV and radio work... MORE.

Andrew Knowlton
Bon Appétit

Andrew Knowlton is the Restaurant and Drinks Editor at Bon Appétit magazine, where he writes features and monthly columns including The BA Foodist... MORE.

Kiki Luthringshausen
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...MORE.

Ina Pinkney
Breakfast Queen

Ina Pinkney was the chef/owner of The Dessert Kitchen Ltd. for 10 years... MORE.

Chandra Ram
Plate Magazine

Keeping a finger on the nation’s culinary pulse, Chandra Ram diligently covers the restaurant industry and emerging food trends for Plate magazine... MORE.

Adam Rapoport
Bon Appétit

Adam Rapoport is the editor in chief of Bon Appétit magazine... MORE.

Mario Rizzotti
Iron chef America

Mario Rizzotti lives by one simple motto; a meal is not the consumption of food, but rather a celebration of Dolce Vita... MORE.

LeeAnn Trotter
Entertainment Reporter NBC 5

LeeAnn Trotter is NBC5’s entertainment reporter... MORE.


Millennium Park   |   Sept 28 - 30