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When: Sunday, April 30th 

Where: Prime & Provisions (222 N LaSalle Dr) 

Tickets: www.commonthreads.org/cheftakover

Common Threads, a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing health and wellness to children, families and

communities through cooking and nutrition education, just announced the launch of Common Threads Chef Takeover Fueled by Formula 1 USGP at Circuit of The Americas. The pop-up dinner series consists of five one-night-only ticketed events throughout the country, beginning with Chicago on April 30. Tickets for this food-driven event, hosted at Prime & Provisions  from 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., are on sale now.

Each event in the series features a group of chefs collaborating to create a themed meal ranging from the revival of a world-famous menu from the past to a cultural fusion spanning the culinary map. The Chicago event will focus on a Charlie Trotter-inspired menu, featuring acclaimed chefs: Chef Fabio Viviani (Siena Tavern & Bar Siena/Chicago), Chef Brad Kilgore (Alter/Miami), Chef Anita Lo (Annisa/NY), Chef JJ Johnson (Minton’s/NY) and Chef Dana Cree (The Publican/Chicago). Master Sommelier, Serafin Alvarado, will curate the wine pairings for this dinner experience. The evening will also include an opening reception with small bites prepared by Chef Jeremy Leven of mfk. restaurant and a group of Common Threads students, a silent auction featuring one-of-a-kind experiences and a special guest musical performance. Joining TV personality and author Adam Richman, award-winning journalist Tamron Hall and Food & Wine Magazine’s Gail Simmons will act as honorary chairs for the series.

General tickets cost $175 per person and Chef’s Table tickets (which include a welcome gift, elevated wine pairing and celebrity chef dish presentations) cost $250 per person.

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We're so excited to officially announce Cooking for Life Chef Takeover Fueled by @cota_official! On 5 nights in 5 different cities, each dinner will have an amazing, unique themed menu prepared by a team of celebrity chefs. We'll have students from our #healthycooking and #nutrition education programs serving light bites at the start of the evening, and after dinner there will be a special musical performance. All proceeds will help teach children and families in underserved communities the knowledge and skills they need to cook for life! Get your tickets now for our Chicago event at @primeprovisions on Sunday, April 30 and our LA event at @vibianaevents on Friday, May 12. Participating Chicago chefs include: Fabio Viviani, Brad Kilgore, JJ Johnson, Dana Cree, Anita Lo, Jeremy Leven and Master Sommelier Serafin Alvarado. Participating LA chefs include: Neal Fraser, Govind Armstrong, Jonathan Waxman and Amanda Rockman

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