Go Gourmet Dinner Series

Big flavors, small gatherings. Make your reservation now at one (or more!) of our special dinners in September.

Bringing Chicago Gourmet into our city's neighborhoods, this year's Go Gourmet Dinner Series presented by UnitedHealthcare will truly celebrate Chicago's diverse range of cuisines, chefs, beverage experts and more. From Mexican cuisine, to Asian, to Italian, and more, our Dinner Series will offer a wonderful, delicious night out for everyone. Enjoy wine pairings from Unshackled by the Prisoner Wine Company and cocktails from Legent Bourbon.

All dinners will adhere to the current restaurant guidelines including gathering size, distancing, and face coverings.

Check out the Go Gourmet Dinner Series presented by UnitedHealthcare lineup below and make your reservations directly with participating restaurants. Prices listed are per person, inclusive of tax, gratuity, and select cocktail and wine pairings except where otherwise noted.

 


Sun Wah BBQ

Join Chef Kelly Cheng at Sun Wah BBQ for a "mini" hong kong style dinner. Chef Kelly has created an eight course meal with cocktail and wine pairings for each person. An explanation of each dish will be presented as it is served including ingredients, cooking style, and cultural significance. Carry out tickets available for orders of two of more (includes Zoom link for access to live program): pickup by 5:30PM, live Zoom begins at 6:30PM. Dine-in tickets: seating begins at 6:00PM, dinner and live presentation at 6:30PM. Reservations can only be made by phone and prepaid in advance; cancellations will not be refundable after September 9, 2020 at 7:00 PM. For questions, please call 773.769.1254. 

Date: Monday, September 14, 2020 - Wednesday, September 16, 2020 / Monday, September 21, 2020 - Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Time: Carry Out - 5:30pm, Dine-in - 6:00PM, Live Presentation / Zoom Access - 6:30pm
Where: 5039 N Broadway, Chicago, IL
Price: $50
Reservations: 773.769.1254


Gibsons Italia

Join Chef Jose Sosa at Gibsons Italia for an exclusive tasting menu. This five-course meal including cocktail and wine pairings for each person will be enjoyed on the stunning Gibson Italia Rooftop overlooking the Chicago River. Tables of 2-6 people are available. Reservations must be cancelled 24-hours in advanced to avoid being charged for payment. For questions, please call 312.414.1100.

 

Date: Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Time: 5:30PM & 8:00PM
Where: 233 N Canal Street, Chicago, IL
Price: $150

 


Tzuco

Join Chef Carlos Gaytán as he unites four friends to host an intimate and magical Go Gourmet dinner. This special evening supports the Illinois Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Restaurant Employee Relief Fund while celebrating Tzuco’s first anniversary and Mexico’s Independence Day. Chef Gaby Ruiz from Carmela & Sal (Mexico City) and Gourmet MX (Villahermosa, Tabasco); Chef Rodrigo Estrada from Agua & Sal (Mexico City) and Yemanyá (Mexico City); and Chef Benito Molina from Manzanilla (Ensenada, Baja California) cook alongside Chef Gaytán to create a special tasting menu, songs and stories you will never forget. For questions, please call 312.374.8995.

Date: Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Time: 5:00PM
Where: 720 N State St, Chicago, IL
Price: $160 (includes welcome cocktail and a glass of dinner wine.  Additional wine pairings Available for $60.)



The Duck Inn

Join Chef Kevin Hickey for a gala dinner to celebrate the establishment of the Illinois Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Restaurant Employee Relief Fund. Experience a family style dinner through the ethnic cuisines of Chicago that inspired Chef Hickey's culinary path. For questions, please call 312.724.8811.

Date: Thursday, September 17, 2020

Time: 6:00PM
Where: 2701 S Eleanor St, Chicago, IL
Price: $135


 


Virtue

Join Chef Erick Williams for Dinner in Black where we will honor the memory of George Floyd. This candlelit four-course meal at Virtue Restaurant and Bar will be paired with cocktail and wine selections. All guests in attendance will be required to dress in all black. For questions, please call 773.947.8831.

Date: Sunday, September 20, 2020
Time: 6:30PM
Where: 1462 E 53RD ST., CHICAGO, IL
Price: $170 

 


Norman's Bistro

Join Chef Norman Bolden for a small, intimate four-course dinner on  Norman Bistro's transformed urban oasis patio. Featuring a delicious selection of food, wine and spirits. For questions, please call 773.966.5821.

Date: Monday, September 21, 2020
Time:  7:00PM
Where: 1001 E 43rd St, Chicago, IL
Price: $165



Piccolo Sogno

Join Chef Tony Priolo for an intimate dinner experience at West Loop's Piccolo Sogno. Chef Priolo has curated a four-course meal paired with a diverse wine selection by, Ciro Longobardo. For questions, please call 312.421.0077.

Date: Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Time:  6:30PM
Where: 464 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL
Price: $110

 


Monteverde

Join Chef Sarah Grueneberg for a summer in Italy. Monteverde celebrates the regions of Italy that thrive in the late summer months in this multi-course, individually-plated dinner. Utilizing Italian specialties, like the summer truffle and Bronte pistachios, along with the best of Midwestern-grown summer produce, Chef Grueneberg and team have built a menu that you won’t soon forget. Please join us to support the Illinois Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Restaurant Employee Relief Fund, benefitting hospitality industry workers in Illinois.  Vegetarian and Gluten Free Options are Available. Two seating options: 4:45PM - 6:00PM or 7:00PM - 8:30PM. For questions, please call 312.888.3041.

Date: Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Time: 4:45PM - 6:00PM or 7:00PM - 8:30PM
Where: 1020 W Madison St, Chicago, IL
Price: $110


River Roast

Join Chefs Cedric Harden and Carolina Diaz of Terzo Piano for an intimate collaborative dinner at River Roast! This special menu features a compilation of the best dishes they have eaten together. Each course will have a full description from the chefs about where they ate it and why they love it! For questions, please call 312.822.0100.

Date: Thursday, September 24, 2020
Time:  6:00PM
Where: 315 N LaSalle St, Chicago, IL
Price: $150


Yūgen

Join Executive Chef & Pastry Chef Mari Katsumura in relishing the last days of summer and experience a five-course tasting menu featuring modern Japanese flavors paired with fresh produce in the peak of its seasonality. This intimate meal will include cocktail and wine pairings. Seatings will be limited to one hour and thirty minutes. for questions, please call 312.265.1008.

Date: Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Time: 5:00PM, 7:00PM (SOLD OUT) & 9:00PM
Where: 652 W Randolph St, Chicago, IL
Price: $175


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