Sepia Celebrates Third Anniversary With An Intimate Dinner Benefitting Slow Food Chicago

On Monday, July 26, Owner Emmanuel Nony and Executive Chef Andrew Zimmerman will welcome guests for an intimate dinner event to celebrate the third anniversary of Sepia (123 N. Jefferson St.). Guests will enjoy an exciting, five-course meal featuring select ingredients from local farmers, paired with small production wines. Sepia is proud to collaborate with Slow Food Chicago for this special evening.

The evening will commence at 6:30 p.m. with cocktails and hors d'oeuvres, with dinner to follow at 7 p.m. The cost to attend is $85 per person, plus tax and gratuity, and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to Slow Food Chicago.

"We are thrilled and grateful to be celebrating our third anniversary, and very proud to partner with Slow Food Chicago to support the important projects they are advancing," says Owner Emmanuel Nony. "Slow Food and Sepia share common culinary values: supporting local farmers, celebrating the freshest and highest quality ingredients in-season, and creating memorable dining experiences," says owner Emmanuel Nony.

Guests will be welcomed with a cocktail and hors d'oeuvres reception, followed by a five-course dinner with wine pairings. The menu for the evening includes:

Carpaccio of Confit Octopus
watermelon, cucumber, sesame, kimchi
NV Gruet Blanc de Noirs, New Mexico

Ratatouille Tart
roasted zucchini, sweet peppers, eggplant marmalade, prairie fruits farm chevre,
parmigiano sable
2007 Ermacora Sauvignon, Colli Orientali del Friuli

Pan Roasted Wild Striped Bass
Three Sister's sweet corn, chanterelles, bacon, fines herbs
2004 Chablis Mont de Milieu 1er Cru, Maison Verget

Lamb Loin Wrapped In Cured Lamb Belly
lamb neck bisteeya, vadouvan, pistachio
1999 Chateau Musar, Bekaa Valley

White Chocolate-Mascarpone Tart
cherry-raspberry compote, lemon verbena syrup, buttermilk ice cream
2009 Elio Perrone Bigaro Moscato/Brachetto, Piedmont

Reservations are highly recommended and may be made by calling (312) 441-1920 or via

About Sepia
Located in Chicago's West Loop neighborhood at 123 N. Jefferson St., Sepia features the inventive American cuisine of Executive Chef Andrew Zimmerman. The restaurant is open for lunch from Monday through Friday from 11:30 to 2 p.m. Dinner is offered Sunday from 5 to 9 pm.; Monday through Thursday from 5:15 to 9:30 p.m.; and Friday and Saturday from 5:15 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Sepia also features a chic lounge that is open Sunday from 5 to 9 p.m.; Monday through Thursday from 4:30 to 9:30 p.m.; and Friday and Saturday from 4:30 to 10:30 p.m. Valet parking is available. Reservations are recommended and may be made by calling (312) 441-1920. For more information, please visit or click here to become a fan of Sepia on Facebook.
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