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Thursday, October 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cook County Soda Tax Repealed! IRA Applauds Repeal of Regressive, Burdensome Tax »
Yestersday, Cook County became the first local unit of government in the country to repeal an existing beverage tax when t...
Wednesday, September 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
City of Chicago, Business Groups Rally to Provide Aid to Mexico, Puerto Rico »
This week, IRA Second Vice Chair Sam Sanchez and IRA President & CEO Sam Toia joined several elected officials and civ...
Thursday, September 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sam Toia, Rick Pearson Talk Chicago Gourmet, Soda Tax, and Immigration Reform on Sunday Spin »
This Sunday, IRA President & CEO Sam Toia joined Rick Pearson on the Sunday Spin radio show on WGN Radio.  S...
Monday, September 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Chicago Tribune: How "Restaurant City of the Year" Designation Bolsters City's Restaurant Scene »
IRA President & CEO Sam Toia recently talked with Chicago Tribune about the impact of Chicago being named 2017 Restaur...
Friday, September 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Crain's, IRA Chairman Jim Kallas on Loop's Newest Food Hall »
IRA Chairman Jim Kallas, Division President of Eurest: A Division of Compass Group, was quoted in a Crain's Chicago featur...

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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