2018 StarChefs Chicago Rising Stars

2018 StarChefs Chicago Rising Stars

TASTING GALA AND AWARDS CEREMONY
Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Cafe Brauer at Lincoln Park Zoo
2021 North Stockton Drive
Chicago, IL 60614

5:45pm VIP Reception
6:30pm Awards Ceremony
7pm to 10pm Gala

$115 General Admission
Enjoy 16 dishes, 16 beverage pairings, and 3 signature cocktails

$160 VIP Reception*
*Includes a private reception featuring Sterling Caviar and Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte

A portion of ticket proceeds will be given to Pilot Light,
a nonprofit that equips kids with the knowledge, attitudes,
and skills they need to make healthier choices.


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Rising Stars Award Winners

Chefs

Brian Ahern
Boeufhaus

Pete Coenen
Land and Sea Dept.

Jimmy Papadopoulos
Bellemore

Ryan Pfieffer
Blackbird

Noah Sandoval
Oriole

Julie Warpinski
Big Star

Community Chef

Jonathan Zaragoza
Birrieria Zaragoza

Pastry Chefs

Leigh Omilinsky
Nico Osteria

Amanda Shepard
Lula Cafe

Emily Spurlin
Bad Hunter

Artisans

Antonio Fiasche
Tempesta Market

Alexander Roman
Somerset

Brian Taylor
Whiner Beer

Sommeliers

Andrew Algren
Cherry Circle Room

Leslie Lamont  
Leña Brava

Bartenders

Kevin Beary
Three Dots and a Dash

Kristina Magro
Prairie School

Concept

Donna Lee
Brown Bag Seafood Co.

Restaurateur

Michael Ciapciak
Bang Bang Pie & Biscuits

Host Chefs

Nick Santangelo
Jake's Corner Tap

John Hogan and Cedric Harden
River Roast

Josh Peterson
Motor Bar and Restaurant at the Harley Davidson Museum

Daniel Kelly and Rodolfo "Smokey" Mariano
Lincoln Park Zoo

Joe Flamm and Tony Mantuano
Spiaggia