Celebrity Chef Line-up Released For Taste Of Chicago

By Anthony Todd in Food on May 13, 2013 3:00PM

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Lots of changes are coming to Taste of Chicago this year, but one thing ins't changing - there will be celebrity chefs involved. Because everything is better (or at least more press-worthy) with celebrity chefs!

Time Out Chicago got a hold of the lineup for the "Mazda6 Celebrity Chef du Jour" series. For those who don't want to eat Turkey legs in the hot sun but still want to feel like they took part in Taste of Chicago, these chefs will be cooking three-course meals for $40. And there is air conditioning. We dare one of the chefs to incorporate turkey legs to rainbow ice into their meals, by the way.

The complete schedule includes Chefs Rick Bayless, Carrie Nahabedian, Paul Kahan, Giuseppe Tentori, Gale Gand, The Hearty Boys and Brian Huston — quite a lineup. Dinners are only $40, which is almost restaurant-week level pricing. So if you've been wanting to get a taste of one of their restaurants, this might be a great opportunity. There are brunch, lunch and dinner opportunities.

Tickets for the dinners aren't on sale yet, though concert tickets for the Taste go on sale on May 15. If you really want to try the food, bookmark the official Taste of Chicago page.