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Chicago Gourmet Pre-Sale Tickets On Sale May 31

By Chuck Sudo in Food on May 26, 2012 7:00PM

Bon App├ętit presents Chicago Gourmet 2012 isn't for another four months but pre-sale tickets to the Sept. 28-30 event at Millennium Park go on sale 10 a.m. Thursday, May 31.

For a limited time, and while supplies last, tickets will cost $99 per person, per day, or $185 per person for a weekend pass. With tickets regularly priced at $159 per day or $265 for a weekend pass, that's a 38 percent savings. Tickets to the Grand Cru wine tastings will also go on sale that day, at $175 per person, in addition to general admission.

Tickets will go on sale at the Chicago Gourmet website.

Finally, tickets for the first of what is expected to be many events promoting Chicago Gourmet, Les Amis du Chef, are now on sale. This multi-course dinner features guest Chef Dirk Flanigan of Henri and The Gage and Chef Justin White of Small Bar who will join Chef Greg Biggers and Pastry Chef Patrick Fahy in presenting a delicious tasting menu of the season's freshest ingredients. Master Sommelier Serafin Alvarado from Southern Wine & Spirits will also be on hand to pair wines with each course. Cost is $90.