Chefs on the Grill 2012 in Chicago’s Millennium Park

Watch 14 of Chicago’s Top Chefs compete on Wednesday, June 20th at Millennium Park at the Park Grill as you listen to live music in front of the Bean. Proceeds from the event go to the Special Olympics.

The Walk-ins perform at Chicago and Chefs on the Grill 2012

The Walk-ins perform at Chicago and Chefs on the Grill 2012

The Bean

The Bean

Chicago and Chefs on the Grill 2012

Chicago and Chefs on the Grill 2012

Chicago and Chefs on the Grill 2012

Chicago and Chefs on the Grill 2012

Chicago and Chefs on the Grill 2012

Chicago and Chefs on the Grill 2012

Each restaurant prepared a grilled specialty and a drink.

Chicago and Chefs on the Grill 2012

Chicago and Chefs on the Grill 2012

Chicago and Chefs on the Grill 2012

Chicago and Chefs on the Grill 2012

Chicago and Chefs on the Grill 2012

Chicago and Chefs on the Grill 2012

Chicago and Chefs on the Grill 2012

Chicago and Chefs on the Grill 2012

Chicago and Chefs on the Grill 2012

Chicago and Chefs on the Grill 2012

Chicago and Chefs on the Grill 2012

Chicago and Chefs on the Grill 2012

This 5th annual event will determine the “Chefs on the Grill Champion.”

Chicago and Chefs on the Grill 2012

Chicago and Chefs on the Grill 2012

The event is hosted by The Plaza at Park Grill and proceeds benefit the Special Olympics Chicago.

Chefs on the Grill in Chicago 2012

Chicago and Chefs on the Grill 2012

Chicago and Chefs on the Grill 2012

WHEN: Wednesday, June 20, 2012 @ 5:30 pm

WHERE: Park Grill in Millennium Park in Chicago

Tickets: ($75 in advance, $90 at the door)

Chicago and Chefs on the Grill 2012

Chicago and Chefs on the Grill 2012

The Millennium Monument in Wrigley Square in M...

The Millennium Monument in Wrigley Square in Millennium Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Kickoff summer with the ultimate grill festival with live music from The Walk-ins.

The Walk-ins perform at Chicago and Chefs on the Grill 2012

The Walk-ins perform at Chicago and Chefs on the Grill 2012

Chicago and Chefs on the Grill 2012

Chicago and Chefs on the Grill 2012

Vote for your favorite dish and drink to crown this year’s Chefs on the Grill Champion.

Chefs on the Grill in Chicago

Chefs on the Grill in Chicago

Gaze at the Peristyle in Wrigley Square located in the northwest section of Millennium Park. This Millennium Monument is a scaled down replica of the semicircle of paired Greek Doric-style columns that originally occupied this area of Grant Park between 1917 and 1953.

You will also have an opportunity to gaze at yourself in the “Bean” officially known as Cloud Gate.  This sculpture by Indian-born British artist Anish Kapoor is made up of 168 stainless steel plates welded together and has no visible seams. It’s dimensions ares 33 by 66 by 42 feet and it weighs 110 tons.

2012 Participating Chefs:

* Michael Wallach & Alex Shalev, Park Grill

* Clark Grant, III Forks

* Nahuel Rodriguez, Rosebud Prime &

Peter Balodimas, Rosebud Steakhouse

* Patrick Justice, ZED451

* Dean Zanella, Rhapsody

* Mark Pollard, EPIC

* Kendal Duque, City Tavern

* Scott Walton, Markethouse

* Angel Blasco, Cantina Laredo

Chef Angel Biasco at Chicago and Chefs on the Grill 2012

Chef Angel Biasco at Chicago and Chefs on the Grill 2012

* Derek Simcik, Atwood Cafe

* Trevor Hoyte, IPO

* Dirk Flanigan, The Gage/Henri

* Eric Mansavage, Farmhouse

* Brian Jupiter,

Chicago and Chefs on the Grill 2012

Chicago and Chefs on the Grill 2012

Frontier

Chicago and Chefs on the Grill 2012

Chicago and Chefs on the Grill 2012

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Millennium Park, Chicago, IL, USA from Aon Cen...

Millennium Park, Chicago, IL, USA from Aon Center (Chicago) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Dr. EveAnn Lovero writes Travel Guides @ www.vino-con-vista.com

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