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Taste of Chicago Tickets on Sale

Groupon exclusively offering concert and specialty dining tickets

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    Groupon will be selling concert and Chef du Jour dining tickets for Taste of Chicago 2012.

    Ready, set, Taste!

    Tickets went on sale Friday Taste of Chicago concerts and VIP dining options.

    Groupon is exclusively selling Petrillo Music Shell seats to the festival, along with the Celebrity Chef du Jour, a new dining experience added to the slate this year.

    Advance concert tickets are $25 and the dining experience is $40, and are available at http://www.tasteofchicago.us.

    Concert tickets are only being sold for the seated areas at Petrillo. Lawn seating is still free.

    Taste moves to a new time this summer, July 11-15, and the duration has also been cut in half.

    Michael Franti & Spearhead and Fitz & the Tantrums will co-headline a show on July 13th, city officials announced Wednesday. Other performers include Jennifer Hudson, Death Cab for Cutie, Chaka Khan and Dierks Bentley. (View Schedule)

    The Celebrity Chef du Jour is a three-course, sit-down meal prepared by notable local chefs Carlos Gaytan, Tony Mantuano, Graham Elliot, Stephanie Izard and Jimmy Bannos Sr.