Tastemaker Chicago Lands in the City Next Weekend and, Just, Wow

This isn’t your average Taste of Chicago.

Tastemaker is a revolutionary concept, where humans all over Chicago can indulge in some of the city’s finest chef-prepared dishes for an affordable all-inclusive price of admission. On August 25 from 2 – 5 pm, and for just $15, let your taste buds run rampant among the succulent offerings.


We’ll meet you at Renee Crown Public Media Center (5400 N St. Louis Ave, Chicago, IL 60625) to experience the Tastemaker extravaganza at its fullest. Pulling inspiration from both Toronto, Canada, and Chicago, the nationally renowned chefs at the Tastemaker in Chicago will collaborate to produce their best concoctions via one-off menus for you to taste as you wander. The chefs at this Chicago food festival include Jenny Yang of Phoenix Bean; Harold Wilken from The Mill at Janie’s Farm; Laurel Boger, executive pastry chef for Eli’s Cheesecake; and Zhenwei Zhu, Analytical Chemist for the Institute of Environmental Sustainability at Loyola University Chicago.  

Photo Credit: Tastemaker Chicago



Tastemaker Chicago Makers Market


Photo Credit: Tastemaker Chicago

The Tastemaker will include the best handiwork from high-end chefs and access to over 40 different breweries, wineries, and restaurants who will have pop-up kitchens displayed throughout the venue. 

Since alcohol is served freely throughout the venue, Chicago Tastemaker is a 21+ only event. Make sure to find parking prior to this Chicago food festival or take the CTA.


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Featured Image Credit: Tastemaker Chicago