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Taste America: Chicago

A Virtual Dining Event

Sun, March 21, 2021

7:00 PM
Price: $95 (single) / $175 (pair) The box office is now closed.

A national virtual community dinner to support independent restaurants.
Taste America presented by Capital One will bring together chefs and diners from across the country to support local restaurants and to rebuild a more sustainable and equitable industry.

Enjoy a three-course takeout meal with guests in your city and around the country from the comfort of your home! Your Taste America meal kit will be prepared by Chef Dylan Patel and includes wine and Rabbit Hole spirits, along with access to cooking demos and our national broadcast featuring James Beard Foundation friends, chefs, and special guests.




Dylan Patel
avec, Chicago

Chicken Liver Mousse with Winter Fruit Mostarda and Garlic Crostini
** Contains dairy and gluten; can be made gluten-free

Moroccan Seafood Stew with Halibut, Scallops, and Prawns, Tunisian Couscous, Cilantro, and Black Lime
** Contains fish, gluten and shellfish

Roasted Cauliflower with Moroccan Chraime, Tunisian Couscous, Sesame Yogurt, and Black Lime
** Contains gluten; can be made gluten-free and vegan

Dark Chocolate Opera Cake with Raspberries and Coffee 
** Contains dairy, eggs and nuts
** Gluten-free/nut-free substitution: Flourless Chocolate Cake

Zuccardi Q Malbec

Beverages courtesy of
Rabbit Hole Distillery
Winesellers, Ltd.

Menu is subject to change. Please note your three-course meal will be packaged for pick-up so that you may enjoy it at home. Some heating or finishing may be required; instructions will be provided. Refrigeration recommended.

Your three-course meal will be available to pick up on the afternoon of Sunday, March 21 at avec (615 West Randolph Street, Chicago, IL 60661). Please note, guests must be 21 years or older with a valid ID to pick up a meal kit.

Through our Open for Good campaign, the Foundation is committed to helping independent restaurants survive this crisis, rebuild better, and thrive for the long term.


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