Online Sales Open for Taste of Chicago Concerts, Chef Experiences

Annual food and entertainment festival runs July 9 through July 13 in Chicago's Grant Park

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    Tickets for one of Chicago’s most popular summer events went on sale Thursday.

    Online ticket sales for the Taste of Chicago’s Petrillo Music Shell concerts and the Celebrity Chef du Jour dining experience began at 10 a.m. at

    Admission to the Taste -- which runs July 9-13 -- is still free, but tickets are required for concert seating and celebrity chef events.

    Some of the musical acts at Grant Park this summer include Janelle Monae, Nickel Creek and Jeff Tweedy. Tickets start at $18.

    The Pure Leaf Celebrity Chef du Jour events includes three- or four- course sit-down meals with chefs including Art Smith, Paul Virant and Mathias Merges. Tickets are $45.

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