I am going to be there for the entire event, eating my chubby little heart out and if you love good food and good times, you'll be there too!
More info and details below:
The beginning of Fall signifies the season of friends, family, giving and entertaining - a harvest and feast for the senses! What better way to kick it off then at Wheeling’s Taste of the Town “Healthy Harvest” celebration October 9th from 5-8 pm at the Westin Chicago North Shore (601 N. Milwaukee Ave.). Attendees will enjoy tastings, select wine and craft beers from over 20 local restaurants, live entertainment, silent auction and great raffle prizes, all while mixing and mingling with friends. Tickets may be purchased in advance for $30, with a portion of proceeds benefitting three local charities: Alexander Graham Bell Montessori School, the Cancer Wellness Center, and the Korean Cultural Center of Chicago.
The event will feature chef demonstrations by Benihana and Chef Bolla Lozza of Tuscany, a 30-year veteran of Phil Stefani Signature Restaurants. There will be live entertainment presented by Ms. Taylor Moore, as well as performances by SoriBeat, a Pungmul Korean percussion troupe, and K-Pop Dance Group. This 21 and over event is being presented by the Wheeling/Prospect Heights Area Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Village of Wheeling, Restaurant Row Hospitality Group, and the Wheeling Special Events Commission, along with presenting sponsors Sempio and Stasek Chevrolet.
Participating restaurants include: Allgauer’s on the Riverfront, Benihana, Bob Chinn’s Crab House, Buca di Beppo, Cooper’s Hawk Winery and Restaurants, Fresh Farms International Market, Pete Miller’s, Pinstripes, Meatheads, RAM Restaurant & Brewery, Salata, Saranello’s, Spears, Sullivan’s Steakhouse, Superdawg Drive-In, Tuscany, Twin Peaks, Wa-Pa-Ghetti’s Pizza and the Westin Chicago North Shore.
Guests can purchase tickets at www.wphchamber.com or call 847.541.0170 for info and group sales. The cost is $30 through October 8, 2014 and $40 at the door. Cash bar is available. Guests also have the opportunity to present their Taste of the Town ticket to participating restaurants after the event wraps up, to receive discounts and deals!
Disclaimer: Yes this is a blatant plug, I know. I did not get paid to do so, I did it because I truly am interested in the event and feel fortunate to be invited as a guest. Not to mention the women of Ripple Productions are ridiculously beautiful!! ; )