Superstar Chefs, Awesome Eats

A who's who of chefs serve up their finest dishes.

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There were celeb chefs everywhere you turned at Common Threads annual World Festival event Monday at Soldier Field. Rick Bayless and Blue Ginger's Ming Tsai pause for a photo.
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A much slimmer Art Smith is the founder of Common Threads, an organization dedicated to teaching low-income children to cook wholesome and affordable meals. The party also doubled as his 50th birthday.
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Lots of Top Chefs in the house, including Carla Hall from Season 5, Stephanie Izard who's readying the launch of Girl & The Goat and judge Gail Simmons.
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Another Top Chef alumn, Radhika Desai, manned the table for English, her new gig. She holds a braised tamarind lamb, potato flatbread and tomato chutney.
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Domenica Catelli (right), of Be Momalicious.
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Catelli prepared rosemary encrusted rack of lamb with balsamic marinated roasted grapes.
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The team from graham elliot prepared smoked sturgeon with sauerkraut, panna cotta, pumpernickel, crumbs, brussel sprout-green apple salad and caraway seed vinaigrette.
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C-House executive Chef Nicole Pederson and owner Marcus Samuelsson.
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C-House pastry chef Toni Roberts shows she also has love for meat.
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Chef Bill Kim of Urban Belly and Belly Shack poses with his wife.
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Michelle Bernstein of Michy's shows off her braised pig cheek with black-eyed peas and crispy pig ears.
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Chef Mario Santiago (far left) of Pilsen's May Street Cafe.
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Celebrity Food & Mood Guru Jaime Laurita prepared Brazilian flank steak, artichoke and heart of palm salad with chimichurri sauce.
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DJ Sye Young and Israel Idonije of the Chicago Bears.
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Chef Julius Russell and wife Jada.
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Amanda Puck, Executive vice-president, public relations of XA, The Experimental Agency Inc.
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Sarah Eck-Thompson and Brook Jay, co-founders of All Terrain.
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Auburn Police Department
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