Saturday & Sunday
August 23rd & 24th, 2014
from 11am-10pm

at Kendall College (parking lot) 900 N. Branch St. Chicago (near Chicago Avenue & Halsted)
$5.00 Admission

Chicago Food Social will bring together food aficionados in an affordable, accessible, and entertaining manner.  The best local food trucks plus chef driven restaurant vendors, chef demonstrations, live music by Empty Bottle Presents and more!

So far this year Chef Carlos Gaytan from Mexique and Chef Stephen Dunne from Volo Restaurant & Wine Bar are confirmed chef demonstrators. The superb culinary skills from some of the top students at the nationally acclaimed Kendall College will also be on display, along with more local chef demonstrations, plus hands-on culinary activities for adults and kids.

Proceeds benefit Ever Thrive Illinois,champions for healthy communities, Ever Thrive works to improve the health of women, children, and families over the lifespan through community engagement, partnerships, policy analysis, education, and advocacy.


2014 Food Trucks are TBA

Food Trucks that participated in 2013:

Fischman's Wagyu Wagon
5411 Empanadas
Tamale Spaceship
Beavers Coffee & Donuts
Beyond Borders
Chicago Cupcake
Greek Eats
Husky Hog BBQ
Two Italians
Windy City Patty Wagon
Taquero Fusion
Get Curried Away
The Slide Shoppe
Chicago Lunchbox

2014 Restaurants TBA

These restaurants participated in 2013:

Publican Quality Meats
Big Star
Longman & Eagle
Red Door
Dia De Los Tamales
Table Donkey & Stick
Saucy Porka
Puffs of Doom

2014 Live Music Lineup programmed by Empty Bottle Presents TBA

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Chef Demonstrations and Culinary Activities

The complete 2014 Chef Demonstration and culinary activity schedule is TBA.

Saturday August 23rd
2:00pm Chef Carlos Gaytan from Mexique
12:00pm Chef Stephen Dunne from Volo Restaurant & Wine Bar / Paramount Room
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Sunday, August 24th
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2011 Food Truck Social Pics

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For more information on the Chicago Food Social and/or sponsorship please contact Kara Salgado at the West Town Chamber of Commerce at 312-850-9390 or

West Town Chamber of Commerce

[A] 1819 W. Chicago Ave. Chicago, IL 60622
[P] 312-850-9390
[F] 312-850-9414

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