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Join Chef Sarah at Navy Pier as she talks all things Top Chef, summer entertaining and more with a cooking demo and Q&A. The event will be held at Polk Bros Park at 6 p.m. and best yet, its FREE for the public. The event is being held in partnership with Xfinity, Chicago Ideas, Bravo Top Chef and Navy Pier.Find out more »
One of summer’s signature culinary events, join team Monteverde at this year’s Chef BBQ. Featuring over 100 over 100 Chicago restaurants and purveyors, enjoy good bites and beverages with a focus on local and sustainable produce/products from Green City Market farmers.Find out more »
Chef Sarah heads down south to Memphis to join her friends Chefs Andy Ticer & Michael Hudman for their guest chef dinner series that benefits Mid-South Food Bank’s Healthy School Pantry program. She’ll be taking over Hog & Hominy with dishes inspired by summer produce and her favorite Southern dishes with that signature Monteverde twist.Find out more »
Another trip to Tennessee! Chef Sarah is back in Nashville for Music City Eats a food festival that combines her love for music and food all in one weekend. You can catch Chef Sarah at her Saturday cooking demo or during the walk-around Harvest Night on Saturday evening.Find out more »
At this year’s Chicago Gourmet Chef Sarah will be headlining an Encore Event called The Big Chill(i): Gourmet Chili Cook-Off. Chef has curated a list of Chicago’s best culinary talent alongside Chicago firefighters to each create their own version of chili battling for bragging rights over the winning bowl. The evening will benefit the 100 Club, which provides for the families of first responders who have lost their lives in the line of duty.Find out more »
Chef Sarah heads to the New York City Wine & Food Festival where she teams up with Don Angie’s Chefs Scott Tacinelli and Angie Rito to offer an intimate dinner on Friday, October 11. The trio will create reimagined red sauce classics as well as contemporary versions of traditional Italian dishes for a one-night-only experience.Find out more »
Please join us for a very special evening as we welcome our friend and Balsamic Vinegar producer Andrea Bezzecchi. He will be visiting Chicago from Emilia-Romagna to host a celebratory and educational four-course, family-style meal centered around traditional balsamic vinegar. A dynamic evening begins with a short cocktail reception followed by a seated feast with wine pairings. The menu will feature Chef Sarah’s and Andrea’s favorite dishes from Emilia-Romagna and showcase Monteverde’s balsamic vinegar (from our batteria aging barrels sitting above the Pastificio) alongside some of his other aged and delicious balsamic vinegar styles.
$150 per person, inclusive of gratuity (taxes and ticket fee additional).
Chef Sarah returns to the Naples Winter Wine Festival for its 20th anniversary where she will lead 19 other chefs as the festival’s honorary Chef de Cuisine. Naples Winter Wine Festival is one of the world's most prestigious charity wine auctions with world-class food presented during intimate dinners in private homes alongside a once-in-a-lifetime live auction. Proceeds of the weekend benefit the Naples Children & Education Foundation which focuses on improving the educational, emotional, and health outcomes of underprivileged and at-risk children in the Naples community.Find out more »
Back for the 15th year, Charleston Wine + Food is one of the country’s best culinary events filled with chefs, winemakers, authors, storytellers, and artisans. Chef Sarah returns to host a dinner with Michael Shemtov and his team at Butcher & Bee as well as an intimate hands-on Pasta 101 class.Find out more »
Join in the fun as we toast to Chef Sarah as one of the 2019 inductees into the Chicago Culinary Museum’s Chef’s Hall of Fame! Chef Sarah is being honored alongside Pastry Chef Meg Galus, the legendary Ina Pinkney and Illinois Restaurant Association’s Executive Vice President Mary Kay Bonoma.Find out more »