CHICAGO, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Several of Chicago's premier chefs will feature their signature dishes in an evening of sampling and tasting on Monday, November 10 at the March of Dimes Chicago Signature Chefs Auction. Celebrity Chef and March of Dimes spokesperson, Rahman "Chef Rock" Harper, winner of Hell's Kitchen (season 3) will also be in attendance to share his story and his newly created folate-rich recipe for women considering becoming pregnant. More than 600 guests will have the opportunity to sample the unique dishes of over 25 chefs representing some of the city's most notable restaurants. The event takes place from 5-9 p.m. at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers located at 301 East North Water Street in Chicago. Guests will also have the opportunity to bid on a variety of unique travel, dining and entertainment packages in the live and silent auctions.
Honorary Chefs of the event are: Executive Chef Hans Aeschbacher from Smith & Wollensky, and Executive Chef Gabriel Viti from Gabriel's Restaurant and Miramar Bistro. Event Co-Chairs of the event are Elizabeth K. Christie and William N. Howard. Tickets are $200 each. Major sponsors of the evening include American Airlines, Bill Barry, Cigna Health Care of Illinois, The Elizabeth K. Christie Charitable Foundation, Freeborn & Peters, LLP, Harris Bank, The Private Bank, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Salon Buzz, TCF Bank, and WDRV-FM (The Drive) -- the official radio media sponsor and Chicago Social -- the official magazine sponsor. For more information including a complete list of participating restaurants, or to purchase tickets, call Amy Snyder at 312-596-4726 or visit http://www.tinytastings.com.
The March of Dimes is the champion for all babies, and has protected their health for 70 years, beginning with funding the research that led to the prevention of polio. The March of Dimes is the first and only organization that has found the cure for which it was established and also is the first health organization to host a nationwide walk. Founded in 1938 by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the organization was originally called the National Infantile Paralysis Foundation. After funding the research that led to the cure for polio, the organization changed its focus to prematurity.
The March of Dimes works to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality. For the latest resources and information, visit marchofdimes.com or nacersano.org.
|SOURCE The March of Dimes|
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