Rise and Shine Gourmet

September 24, 2017|8:30 am, 10 am

Start the day right with a special yoga class at the Chicago Athletic Association Hotel (CAA), one of Chicago's landmark properties. After you break a sweat, revive with morning cocktails and well-earned brunch bites prepared by some of Chicago's leading chefs. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Pilot Light.

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Fulton Market Harvest Fest

September 30, 2017|Saturday, September 30th 11am to 10pm, Sunday, October 1st 11am to 8pm

Fulton Market Harvest Fest brings together Chicago's restaurants, fantastic craft beer, live music and cooking demonstrations to celebrate the city's rich culinary history. Curated by Chefs Stephanie Izard and Paul Kahan, Fulton Market Harvest Fest unites the city's top culinary talent with notable chefs from around the country for three days of pop-up dinners, food and beverage classes, cooking demonstrations and a neighborhood street fest. Proceeds from Fulton Market Harvest Fest benefit Pilot Light.

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Cooking Up Achievement in the Classroom: The Case for Food Education

October 10, 2017|5:30pm-7:30pm

What if there was a new field in K12 education devoted to food education? Please join Pilot Light for a discussion on the need for food education in our schools to support healthier outcomes for our children. Moderator: Monica Eng–Reporter, WBEZ Panelists include: Katie Wilson, PhD–former Deputy Under Secretary of Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Sciences at the United States Department of Agriculture appointed by President Obama Chef Josh Kulp–Chef and Owner of Honey Butter Fried Chicken and Sunday Dinner Club and former New York City Public School Teacher Chandra Garcia-Kitch–3rd Grade Teacher, Ray Elementary School and Pilot Light Board Member David Lohrmann, PhD–Professor and Chair of Applied Health Sciences at Indiana University This event is free to University of Chicago students and trainees. Snacks will be provided by The Publican. Wine and beer will be provided to guests 21+.

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5th Annual Feed Your Mind Gala

November 3, 2017

Join Pilot Light Chefs for a special gala evening on November 3rd. Choose a seat at the table of Paul Kahan, Matthias Merges, Jason Hammel and 23 other chefs from Chicago and around the country as they prepare a unique three course meal, with drink pairings by wine professionals and mixologists. The black tie optional event will begin with a VIP cocktail hour, followed by dinner, live auction and a dessert mixer to follow.

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