Yum Cha Dim Sum Parlor / Reverie / E+O Food and Drink
Aglibot is known the world over as “The Food Buddha” for his dedication to his heritage and... MORE
Louie Alexakis is the current Chef/Owner of Avli Estiatorio, located in Winnetka, IL. Louie grew up in the food business, whose family started in the early 1900's in Chicago... MORE.
Jimmy Bannos Jr.
The Purple Pig
Jimmy Bannos Jr., a fourth generation restaurateur, was ‘born and raised’ in Chicago’s Heaven on Seven... MORE.
Chef Barrera was first inspired to cook watching the early greats on television...MORE.
Most people know Rick Bayless from winning the title of Bravo’s Top Chef Masters, beating out the French... MORE.
Mercat a La Planxa
Since joining Mercat a la Planxa's culinary team in 2012, Evan Behmer's industrious nature lead to a rapid rise...MORE.
Café des Architectes at Sofitel Chicago Water Tower
Executive Chef Greg Biggers joined Sofitel Chicago Water Tower in January of 2011 to oversee all aspects of the hotel’s dining operations, including its restaurant, Café des Architectes... MORE.
The Spotted Pig / The Breslin Bar & Dining Room / The John Dory Oyster Bar / Salvation Taco / Tosca Café
April Bloomfield has spent most of her life in the kitchen and had the pleasure of working with... MORE.
Karyn's Fresh Corner/Karyn's Cooked/Karyn's on Green
Karyn Calabrese is Chicago's premier vegan and raw restauranteur and champion for holistic living... MORE
Working as a dishwasher at the Last Unicorn to pay the bills and eat during high school... MORE.
Labriola Ristorante & Café
John Caputo grew up one of three sons in an Italian-American home in New York City.MORE.
Executive Chef William "Billy” Caruso began his culinary journey by spending quality time in the kitchen with his grandparents, preparing traditional Italian meals...MORE.
Venezuelan-born Chef Tony Castillo is the Executive Chef and Co-owner of Longitud315 in Highwood, IL... MORE
Stetsons Modern Steak + Sushi
As Sous Chef of the 2,019-room Hyatt Regency Chicago, the city’s largest hotel and largest Hyatt property in the world, Chef Kostas Chaidaropoulos oversees Stetsons Modern Steak + Sushi...MORE.
Koi Fine Asian Cuisine & Lounge
Growing up in the Provence Zhe Jiang of Southern China, in a small village just south of Shanghai, Sandy Chen began her culinary journey as a child by helping prepare meals for her large family... MORE
Marion Street Market
A native of Chicago’s south side, Chef Steve Chiappetti definitely has cooking in his blood... MORE
Sunday Dinner Club / Honey Butter Fried Chicken
Christine and Josh founded Sunday Dinner Club (SDC) ten years ago, their multi-course dinners...MORE.
First generation John Coletta was born in New York City in 1957, the year after his Mom and Dad emigrated from Italia...MORE.
Coco Pazzo Restaurant
Chef Federico Comacchio is on a mission to bring true Italian food to the American dining experience...MORE
Fernando Coppola, Executive Chef brings more than fifteen years of culinary experience from some of the most highly regarded kitchens all over the world...MORE.
A native Italian, Luca Corazzina brings a wealth of knowledge about both the cuisine and culture of his home country to 312 Chicago... MORE
Timothy has worked for some of the best chefs in his twenty plus years of cooking... MORE
As a young boy, Chef Rodolfo Cuadros would slip on an apron and pull up a stool to help his mother...MORE.
Stepping into the lead kitchen role at TWO, Kevin Cuddihee brings the dedication he’s had since the restaurant first ... MORE
As chef de cuisine of Tanta in Chicago, Jesus Delgado focuses on dishes iconic to Peru... MORE
Chef Kymberli DeLost is the Executive pastry chef at Acanto, The Gage and The Dawson. DeLost oversees the dessert... MORE
Born in Pusan, South Korea, Chef Frederick (Fred) Despres was adopted and grew up in Westport, Connecticut...MORE.
Filini Bar & Restaurant
Carolina culinary background embodies the food diversity that the city of Chicago offers....MORE.
For nearly three years, Adam Dittmer has worked exclusively at Bistro Campagne... MORE
Stephen Dunne was drawn to cooking during his high school years in suburban Detroit...MORE.
David Dworshak has worked in the restaurant business for 18 years strong...MORE.