Watch Your Favorite Chefs 'Roast' Each Other Tonight

By Anthony Todd in Food on Jun 7, 2016 5:00PM

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Chefs John Hogan and Tony Mantuano, two of tonight's "roasters." Photo by Huge Galdones.

Chefs, it turns out, can be pretty funny people. Which is why tonight's "Chicago Chefs Roast," where some of Chicago's best chefs will mock, rib and tease each other, is going to be such a fun event. Plus, the proceeds go to charity.

Tuesday night at River Roast, starting at 6:00 with a cocktail reception (dinner begins at 7:00), chefs Tony Mantuano (Spiaggia), Takashi Yagihashi (Slurping Turtle), John Hogan (River Roast) and Jimmy Bannos Sr. (Heaven on Seven) will face off in a comedy roast MC'd by WXRT Radio's Lin Brehmer.

The dinner itself will have one course created by each chef, which means you get a cocktail reception, four courses and, of course, entertainment for just $75. Proceeds benefit the Greater Chicago Food Depository.

We can't think of a better way to spend a Thursday night! Buy tickets now.