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Do This: Girl Food Dinner At West Town Tavern

By Anthony Todd in Food on Mar 13, 2013 9:20PM

2013_3_13_GFD.png It's no secret that we try to support woman chefs, but it's rare to get more than one of them in the room at a time. Next month, five of Chicago's best female chefs are gathering at West Town Tavern for the 17th Annual Girl Food Dinner. Proceeds go to the Greater Chicago Food Depository.

Susan Goss, chef/owner of West Town Tavern, has raised almost $200,000 over the years for the food depository and other anti-hunger groups. This dinner, on Sunday, April 14th, promises to be worth the price of admission, with five courses cooked by five different chefs who are all coming together for this one night. It's a chance to get a taste of five different restaurants in a single sitting, including one (Found Kitchen) that is almost impossible to get into and another (Black Dog Gelato) that is closed for the season.

Courses include:

Ahi Tuna Tartar with Avocado, Green Apple and Serrranos with Chile de Arbol Crema by Chef Priscila Satcoff of ¬°Salpicon!

Poached Sturgeon with Spring Mushroom Conserva, Pea Tendrils and Ramps by Chef Nicole Pederson of Found Kitchen

Herbed Raviolo, Wild Mushrooms, Grilled Spring Onions, Truffled Mascarpone and Veal Demi by Chef Laura Piper of Trattoria 10

Braised CDK Certified Angus Oxtail with Crispy Potato Cake and Preserved Meyer Lemon by Chef Susan Goss of West Town Tavern

Cheesecake with Almond Financier Crust, Maple Ginger Gelato, Blueberry Sauce by Chef Jessica Oloroso of Black Dog Gelato

Tickets are $150, and are available online. There are fewer than 40 tickets left and they are sure to go fast. Dinner starts at 5:30 and goes until there isn't any more food.