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Thursday, August 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sam Toia Talks Chicago Gourmet, 10th Anniversary with Dane Neal on WGN-AM »
This week, IRA President & CEO Sam Toia joined Dane Neal on WGN-AM Radio to discuss the 10th Anniversary of Chicago Go...
Tuesday, August 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bon Appétit Names Chicago Restaurant City of the Year »
This week, Bon Appétit magazine named the City of Chicago the 2017 Restaurant City of the Year! After Condé Nast Traveler...
Wednesday, August 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Manny's 75th Anniversary Benefits IRAEF »
This week, Manny's Cafeteria and Delicatessen celebrated its 75th Anniversary at an event benefiting the IRA Educational F...
Monday, July 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Soda Tax in Effect Aug. 2; Sam Toia Talks Negative Impact of Tax on CBS2 »
On Friday, the Cook County Sweetened Beverage Tax was cleared to go into effect by a Cook County judge. The County annou...
Friday, July 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cook County Soda Tax Still on Hold; Judge to Issue Ruling on July 28 »
A judge on Friday again extended a temporary restraining order blocking Cook County's proposed tax on sugary beverages.&nb...

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
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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