This October 15-18, Harvest Fest: A Socially Distanced Celebration is coming to Fulton Market. Chef Stephanie Izard has brought together a cast for a weekend of bites, live music and cooking demonstrations, and beverage classes. Harvest Fest will follow all safety guidelines in its fourth year, with all events held outdoors, seated guests separated at safe distances, and mask protocol in place.
Live chef demonstrations will once again be featured at this year's festival. Stephanie Izard will be joined on stage by Sarah Grueneberg of Monteverde, Brian Jupiter of Ina Mae Tavern and Frontier, Jonathon Sawyer of Four Seasons Chicago, and Joe Flamm of Rose Mary. A variety of beverage classes and tastings will be held throughout the weekend, including Tim Williams of Pour Souls, Jim Striblen and Abby Titcomb of 3 Floyds, John Barley of Solemn Oath, Cassie Sakai from Girl & the Goat, and experts from Moët & Chandon. Izard also has a bevy of chef friends joining her to host ticketed meals including:
- Harvest Fest Kickoff Dinner, featuring Chefs Diana Dávila of Mi Tocaya, Joe Flamm of Rose Mary, Zach Engel of Galit, and Jonathan Sawyer of Four Seasons Chicago
- Boka Restaurant Group Dinner, featuring Chefs Lee Wolen of Boka, Jimmy Papadopoulos of Bellemore, Giuseppe Tentori of GT Fish & Oyster, and Chris Pandel of Swift & Sons
- Pumpkin BBQ, featuring Brian Jupiter of Ina Mae Tavern and Frontier, Sarah Grueneberg of Monteverde, and Josh Kulp & Christine Cikowski of Honey Butter Fried Chicken
- And more! Including a Pisco lunch and Chicharrón & Chicha dinner at Cabra and brunches with Moët & Chandon, DanDan, and 3 Floyds Spirits at Duck Duck Goat
A portion of the proceeds of Harvest Fest: A Socially Distanced Celebration will benefit I Grow Chicago, Equality Should Be Normal, and Southern Smoke. All tickets can be purchased on Tock (www.exploretock.com/littlegoatdiner)