Annual Chef Event!

August 13, 2018
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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1457 N Halsted 2nd floor
Chicago, IL 60642
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Our Annual Chef Event is one of our biggest and best meetings and this year may just top them all! Check out the amazing, incredible, unbelievable Celebrity Chefs we have presenting!

Listen, while we are known for not capping registration and allowing walk-ins, for this meeting, we will cap at 100 attendees and we will sell out. You get it... Reserve your spot as soon as you can or you may miss this fascinating feast for the eyes and taste buds!

*For anyone with allergy restrictions please contact Nicole at



Graham Elliot is an award-winning chef, restaurateur, television personality and cookbook author. Elliot, a self- proclaimed "Navy brat" who has traveled the world and all fifty US states, has accrued many prestigious accolades including multiple James Beard Foundation Nominations.

At age 27, Elliot became the youngest four-star chef to be named in any major U.S. city and was named one of Food & Wine magazine’s “Best New Chefs” in 2004. In May of 2008, Elliot opened his eponymous restaurant, Graham Elliot, which went on to become one of only 15 restaurants in the U.S. to be awarded two Michelin stars.

In 2016 after 10 seasons with the MasterChef & MasterChef Jr. franchise, Chef Elliot left the show to join Bravo’s Emmy Award-winning hit cooking competitions, Top Chef as a full-time judge alongside Tom Colicchio, Padma Lakshmi, and Gail Simmons. Graham is also the host and star of Bravo’s digital series, “Going Off the Menu.” As a life-long baseball enthusiast, Major League Baseball has recently tapped him to be the host of their MLB Grub Tour as well as their Culinary Correspondent.

Elliot will be returning to Lollapalooza in 2017 as the culinary director, an honor he’s
held for the past decade. He is part of a restaurant project in Asia, Coast in the upcoming MGM Cotai. In addition, has Gideon sweet on the historic Randolph street in West Loop.

Seth Bradley!!!

Born and raised in Central Illinois, Seth has now been living in the Chicagoland area for thirteen years.  Starting as a commodity futures and equity options trader at the Chicago Board of Trade, he left his career there to pursue music.  Seth played all over the country as a professional singer and musician, and on his downtime, he's been honing his cooking skills in his home kitchen for the last fifteen years.  An expert in both hospitality and entertainment, he knows his guests come first and always provides an unforgettable food experience.
Anne and Mike!!!

Sauce and Bread Kitchen (SBK) is a brick and mortar amalgam of two beloved Chi-Town food forces, social enterprise Co-op Sauce (Mike Bancroft), bread baker and pastry chef extraordinaire Crumb Chicago (Anne Kostroski). Like Voltron, they joined for greater awesomeness and simply named themselves after what they do best (Sauce and Bread Kitchen).

Micha Pritchett!!!

Graduated from Kendall College in 2016 with an Associate's degree in Baking and Pastry and a Bachelor's degree in Small Business Management. Worked as a Pastry Sous Chef under Chef Pedro Gomez for 3 years; now working as the head of the pastry department for Calihan Catering.

 Special thanks to our sponsors!

Larry Engelhart and his crew at Deja Views for providing audio and an amazing live video stream with overhead views and close-ups of the Chefs!


*If anyone has any allergy restrictions please contact Nicole at

-Your friends at NACE Chicago

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$100.00 Member
$90.00 Earlybird rate before July 11

$125.00 Guest Ticket
$115.00 Earlybird rate before July 11