Events / Taste America

Taste America: Chicago

Tue, July 13, 2021

5:00 PM
Price: $300 per pair (single tickets not available) Ticket sales for this event are now closed.

1072 North Milwaukee Avenue
Chicago, IL 60642

5:00 – 7:00 P.M. First Seating for Dinner
7:45 – 9:45 P.M. Second Seating for Dinner

A national dining event celebrating your local restaurant community.
Taste America, presented by Capital One, is a nationwide initiative to bring together chefs and diners to support the local restaurants rebuilding a more sustainable and equitable industry.

The dinner at Frontier will be an intimate gathering with safety regulations strictly enforced as mandated by the local governance. Chef Brian Jupiter will prepare a three-course menu that reflects his signature style, and highlights the uniqueness of his restaurant and the Chicago community. The dinner will also include beverage pairings for each course as well as a swag bag to take home.



Brian Jupiter

Lardo–Kerrygold Reserve Cheddar Biscuits with Kerrygold Butter and Assorted Kerrygold Cheeses
** Contains dairy and gluten

Cucumber Cooler > Rabbit Hole Gin with Chareau Aloe Liqueur, Lillet Blanc, Cucumber, and Lime Juice

Smoked-and-Grilled Lamb Rib with Beet Pikliz, Whipped Fava, and Lamb Bacon Lardon
** Nut-free and shellfish-free; contains dairy and gluten

DAOU Vineyards Paso Robles Rosé 2020

Smoked Wagyu Beef Cheek with Barbecue Baked Black-Eyed Peas and Crispy Okra
** Shellfish-free; contains dairy, gluten, and tree nuts

Mollydooker The Boxer Shiraz 2019

Applewood-Smoked Jackfruit with Corn Risotto, Greens, and Jerked Barbecue Sauce
** Nut-free and vegan; contains gluten

Mollydooker The Boxer Shiraz 2019

Peach Panna Cotta with Cafeteria Cookies, Macerated Peaches, and Mint
** Nut-free; contains alcohol, dairy, and gluten

Flight of Rabbit Hole whiskeys
Boxergrail Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey

Cavehill Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
Dareringer Straight Bourbon Whiskey (finished in PX sherry casks)
Heigold Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

Beverages courtesy of
Rabbit Hole Distillery
Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits of Illinois

Menu is subject to change. Guests must be 21 years+ with a valid ID to attend the event.

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


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