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"Top Chef" winner Joe Flamm will give a demonstration



    Joe Flamm Shares Recipe That Earned Him 'Top Chef' Crown

    In this segment of Cafe 5, Chef Joe Flamm, executive chef of Spiaggia and Café Spiaggia and the reigning "Top Chef" champion, shared his recipe for Tonno Vitelatto, the dish he prepared in the final episode of the hit cooking show that earned him the winning title.

    (Published Wednesday, April 11, 2018)

    The annual Chicago Gourmet event returns to Millennium Park this September, and pre-sale tickets are already available.

    Chicago Gourmet, billed as “a concert of culinary delights,” is presented by Bon Appetit. It runs Sept. 28-30.

    A one-day pass goes for $156 before fees and a weekend pass runs $288. “Grand Cru” packages, which include high-end wine tastings, are available at $205 per day and weekend travel packages go for $1,360-$1,999. Tickets are available here; regularly priced tickets will be available once pre-sale sells out. 

    The most recent “Top Chef” winner, Joe Flamm, executive chef of Spiaggia, is confirmed to be giving a demonstration Sept. 29 on the main stage.

    The full event schedule including demonstrations, seminars, tastings and other programs will be released at a later date. For now, Bon Appetit has announced the day-by-day location schedule:

    Sept. 28: Hamburger Hop, 6 p.m.-9 p.m. at Harris Theater Rooftop, 205 E. Randolph St. Followed by after-party Late Night Gourmet, 9 p.m.-12 a.m.

    Sept. 29: Grand Tasting, 12 p.m.-6 p.m. at Millennium Park. Grand Cru, 2 p.m.-4 p.m. at Harris Theater Rooftop.

    Sept. 30: Rise & Shine Gourmet, 8:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. at Chicago Athletic Association Hotel, 12 S. Michigan Ave. Grand Tasting 12 p.m.-5 p.m. at Millennium Park. Grand Cru 2 p.m.-4 p.m. at Harris Theater Rooftop.

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