We have tickets to give away to this Thursday’s Great Barrington Area Taste Fest featuring tastes from the finest purveyors of food and spirits in and around Barrington! The annual food and business expo is hosted by the Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce and it’s coming up from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, October, 23rd, at the Chicago Marriott Northwest in Hoffman Estates.
TasteFest is a great way to treat yourself, friends, employees or clients to a unique event. Taste the signature dishes of dozens of restaurants, microbrewers, wineries and distillers for one low price — just $30 per person if you purchase tickets in advance! The cost at the door is $35.
We have TEN TasteFest tickets to give away! We’ll be giving away five pairs of tickets to five winners and we’ll draw names and contact the winners this Wednesday morning. For a chance to win tickets, tell us your favorite restaurant or menu item in the Barrington area.
You don’t want to miss this rare opportunity to sample the menus of restaurants you’ve never visited, but always wanted to, and see professional chefs in action. Enjoy live entertainment by one of the Midwest’s most popular performers, the Amy Yassinger Jazz Ensemble, as you network, mingle and taste your way from table to table.
Chefs participating in this year’s TasteFest have prepared a mouth-watering menu including these delicious dishes, just to whet your appetite:
Gouda Melt- Apple bread grilled with sliced ham, gouda cheese with cranberry mayo
Chatterbox of Long Grove
Rustic & Chipotle Deviled Eggs, Classic Ceviche with a Delicate Plantain, Pulled Pork Sliders
Chicago Marriott Northwest
Pumpkin spice rubbed pork belly with gouda macaroni & cheese
Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant
Wine-Moscato, Chardonnay, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Rhubarb, Almond Sparking
Copper Fiddle Distillery
Bourbon Whiskey, Fiddle Gin & Tom Gin
Georgios Chicago Pizzeria and Pub LLC S. Barrington
Spin-Art Deep: Our famous spinach artichoke pizza. Made with spinach, artichoke, diced red peppers, cream cheese sauce, fresh garlic, parmesan, ricotta mozzarella and fresh basil.
Lindy’s Restaurant and Marina
Dessert: Chocolate covered bacon, sprinkled with sea salt and macadamia nuts
Jambalaya Risotto with cookies
Savory Salads Inc.
Mini Sandwiches and Crack Brownie
Here is the full list of participating food and beverage vendors:
Apple Villa Famous Pancake House & Restaurant * Brunch Café * Calibre Coffee * Chatterbox of Long Grove * Chicago Marriott Northwest * Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant * Copper Fiddle Distillery * Francesca’s Famiglia * Georgios Chicago Pizzeria of South Barrington * Great Harvest Bread Co. * Jennie and Vera’s Cookies * Lindy’s Restaurant and Marina * Mandile’s Italian Ristorante & Banquets * McGonigal’s Pub * Pinstripes * Savory Salads Inc. * Slyce Coal Fired Pizza * Tiburon Rum * Tilted Kilt Schaumburg
Barrington Bank & Trust Company, N.A. is TasteFest’s Presenting Sponsor and you don’t want to miss the chance to win cash by stepping into the bank’s Money Machine, which will be back by popular demand!
Through the involvement of its nearly 900 Members, the Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce is an organization of businesses committed to advocating and supporting a vibrant economy for the Barrington region.
Since 1969, the Barrington Area Chamber has been facilitating collaboration among the unique communities of the Barrington area including Barrington, Barrington Hills, Lake Barrington, North Barrington, Port Barrington, South Barrington, Deer Park, Inverness, Kildeer, Long Grove and Tower Lakes.
To learn more about the Chamber’s mission and for the list of all Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce members, visit BarringtonChamber.com/list.