Devon Quinn

Executive Chef Devon Quinn’s interest in the hospitality industry was sparked at the age of eight, when his parents first brought him...MORE

Duce Raymond
Sweet Baby Ray's Barbecue

Duce was destined for the food industry. Son of Chef Larry Raymond and nephew of Dave Raymond, the creators of Sweet Baby Ray’s ... MORE

Greg Reich
Terry's Toffee

In October 2015 Reich Family Kitchens, CCO Greg Reich (Chief Confectionary Officer), COO Jeff Reich (Chief Operating Officer), and ...MORE

Cardel Reid
The Signature Room at the 95th ®

With 13 years of kitchen experience under his belt at The Signature Room on the 95th floor of the John Hancock Center, Executive Chef...MORE

Mark Rimkus
Flo & Santos

Born and raised on the Southside of Chicago, Mark has always had a passion for the culinary arts. Watching “The Frugal Gourmet” television...MORE

Joseph Rosetti
Harry Caray’s Restaurant Group

Rosetti started his culinary career with Disney, where his obvious talent led to his rapid elevation to a chef task force charged with...MORE

Patrick Russ
Seven Lions

All before the age of 30, Patrick Russ constantly and passionately worked his way up in the cooking-ranks, now earning the title of Executive Chef...MORE

Mark Sabbe

Marchesa Executive Chef Mark Sabbe’s love affair with cooking began where it does for so many talented kitchen professionals --in a loving home filled with food, family and lots of fun! As a young man... MORE

Ryan Sand
Bernie's Lunch & Supper

Chef Ryan Sand is a Partner with Peas & Carrots Hospitality Group and Executive Chef at Bernie’s Lunch & Supper in River North, Chicago. Sand... MORE

Mario Santiago
May St. Cafe & Steakhouse

Mario Santiago began his acquisition to excellence in the culinary perfection back in the late seventies working in his family businesses...MORE

Mindy Segal
Mindy's HotChocolate

Mindy Segal specializes in contemporary American cuisine, placing a modern twist on traditional classics. Segal was awarded the prestigious...MORE

Art Smith
Chicago q / Blue Door Kitchen & Garden

Art Smith is a critically acclaimed celebrity chef and co-owner of the highly successful restaurants Art and Soul in Washington D.C.... MORE

Anamaria Solis
Eddie V's Prime Seafood

Anamaria Solis grew up in the historic food town of Sante Fe, New Mexico. The youngest and only girl in a family of 5. At a young age... MORE

Joanna Stachon
Ada Street

At the ripe age of 24, Joanna Stachon has already ascended the ranks in the kitchen to become executive chef at Ada Street. Wise... MORE

Chris Thompson
Coda Di Volpe

Chris Thompson has spent more than half his life in kitchens. At 35 years old, he’s held positions at two acclaimed restaurants... MORE

Jose Torres
Italian Village Restaurant

More than 40 years of professional cooking and management experience. Executive Chef of The Village in Italian Village family of Restaurants. His cooking... MORE

Kyle VerVynck
Uncle Bub’s BBQ

Kyle was born and raised in the Chicagoland area and began his culinary career over 10years ago. Kyle attended the Le Cordon Bleu Chicago. While... MORE

Zachery Walrath
The Florentine

Zachery Walrath learned to love the restaurant business at a young age. Between his father who worked for a food distribution company... MORE

Roger Waysok
South Water Kitchen

South Water Kitchen is a culinary love letter to Chicago, the home Executive Chef Roger Waysok loves and has always lived in. Drawing... MORE

Matthew Wilde
Hubbard Inn / Joy District

Matthew Wilde started his gastronomic career, which would be the envy of many, by attending the prestigious Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in 2000 and traveling and working throughout France... MORE

Andrea Williams

Andrea Williams, Chef de Cuisine at ZED451, was born in Jacksonville, Florida. She attended Florida State University in Tallahassee... MORE

Marc Wuenschel
Hutch American Bistro

Arizona born but Texas bred; Marc Wuenschel grew up and began his culinary career in Texas. Marc has been in the Chicago market... MORE

Takashi Yagihashi
Slurping Turtle

Takashi Yagihashi has been lauded from consumers and critics alike for his exquisite ways of melding contemporary French, Asian and American cuisine. In... MORE



Stay tuned for the full 2017 participating lineup!

Millennium Park   |   Sept 26 - 30