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Tuesday, November 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
*Holiday Notice* Promote Specials/Events in Accordance with Illinois Happy Hour Law »
The holidays are here, and Christmas and New Year's Eve are right around the corner. As you ramp up planning and promotion...
Monday, November 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Chicago Mag - Big Data Dining: Where Everybody Knows Your Name »
Chicago Magazine explored restaurants' use of data and individualized profiles to improve guests' dining experiences. IRA...
Friday, November 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Soda Tax Ends December 1, Refunds Available for Retailers and Distributors »
Recently, the Cook County Board of Commissioners repealed the Sweetened Beverage Tax . That repeal will be effective Dece...
Friday, November 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
2018 Jean Banchet Award Nominations Announced »
The 2018 Jean Banchet Awards for Culinary Excellence nominations were announced this week.  Congratulations to all IR...
Friday, October 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Crains: Billy Goat Tavern Launches New Beers Available at Jewel »
IRA Board member Bill Sianis and his father IRA Advisory Council member Sam Sianis of Billy Goat Tavern have introduced...

IRAEF News
Thursday, January 14, 2016
15th Annual Illinois ProStart® Invitational »
Windy City Times, January 12, 2016 —On Saturday, Feb. 6, the Illinois Restaurant Association Educational Foundation ( I...
Thursday, February 12, 2015
WGN Lunchbreak: Chef Michael Taus makes Raw Diver Scallops »
Lunchbreak segment on WGN-TV, February 5, 2015 This segment highlights the ProStart chef mentorship program, with Che...
Friday, January 30, 2015
14th Annual Prostart® Student Invitational Showcases The Culinary Talent Of Students From Across Ill »
14TH ANNUAL PROSTART® STUDENT INVITATIONAL SHOWCASES THE CULINARY TALENT OF STUDENTS FROM ACROSS ILLINOIS – FEBRUARY 28,...
Monday, June 9, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
7th Annual “Chefs on the Grill” Competition in Millennium Park Benefits the IRA Educational Foundati »
7th Annual “Chefs on the Grill” Competition in Millennium Park Benefits the IRA Educational Foundation Celebrate the su...

Chicago Gourmet News
Monday, September 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Chicago Tribune Wraps Up 10th Anniversary of Chicago Gourmet »
Chicago Tribune food critic Phil Vettel offered a recap of Chicago Gourmet 2017 - including the best bites, more exciting...
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Bon Appétit Presents Chicago Gourmet 2014: A Trip To Culinary Heaven »
BON APPÉTIT PRESENTS CHICAGO GOURMET 2014: A TRIP TO CULINARY HEAVEN Save the Date: September 25-27, 2015 The Il...
Sunday, June 8, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
BON APPÉTIT PRESENTS CHICAGO GOURMET ANNOUNCES NEW PARTICIPANTS, TOP TALENT AND PAVILIONS IN 2014 »
BON APPÉTIT PRESENTS CHICAGO GOURMET  ANNOUNCES NEW PARTICIPANTS, TOP TALENT AND PAVILIONS IN 2014 Bon Appét...

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