Chicago Chefs Cook For Earthquake Relief


Event Details

Chicago chefs are joining forces to support the victims of the recent earthquake in Turkey-Syria. The fundraising event, “Chicago Chefs Cook for Earthquake Relief,” will take place on Monday, March 20th from 5-8pm at Avli on the Park. Over 40 chefs and restaurants will participate in this chef-curated tasting event, with proceeds going to World Central Kitchen, a nonprofit organization that provides meals in response to humanitarian crises.

Chicago Chefs Cook is a nonprofit organization that brings chefs together to raise money for countries in times of crisis. In the past, they have helped raise funds for crises in Ukraine, Puerto Rico, and Haiti. For this event, general admission tickets cost $125 per person, while VIP tickets, which include a meet-and-greet chef experience from 5-6pm, are priced at $225 per person.

Participating Chefs and Restaurants

Participating restaurants and chefs:


Adalina: Soo Ahn

Adorn: Richie Farina

Avli on the Park: Nikolaos Kapernaros

Avli River North: Panos Chalikiopoulos

Bacino’s: Linda Bacin

BAR GOA: Bobby Geetha

Bayan Ko: Lawrence Letrero

Big Jones: Paul Fehribach

Bistronomic: Martial Noguier

Chef Art Smith’s Reunion: Art Smith

Cherry Circle Room: Heraclio Belmontes

Cornerstone Restaurant Group: Bill Kim, Cedric Harden

Demera Ethiopian Restaurant: Tigist Reda

Eden: Devon Quinn

Fire Cakes: Jonathan Fox

Frontier: Brian Jupiter

Galit Restaurant: Zachary Engel

Gene & Georgetti: Cristiano Bassani

Gibsons Italia: Jose Sosa

Greek Islands: Angelos Petratos

GT Prime: Casey Doody

Honey Butter Fried Chicken: Christine Cikowski

Imee’s Mediterranean Kitchen: Nicole Nassif

Lula Café: Jason Hammel

LÝRA: Joe Rizza

Nonnina: John Boudouvas

North Pond Restaurant: César Murillo

One Off Hospitality: Paul Kahan

Piccolo Sogno: Tony Priolo

Plateia Mediterranean Kitchen: Marios Kalampogias

Prairie Grass Cafe: Sarah Stegner

Rose Mary: Joseph Flamm

Saigon Sisters: Mary Aregoni

Sanaa’s Gourmet Mediterranean: Sanaa Abourezk

Sapori Trattoria: Ramos Saul

Soul & Smoke: D’Andre Carter

Stetson Steakhouse: Isidro Arroyo

Tabu Restaurant: Saul Roman

Tao: Amanda Barnes

The Evolved Network: Sebastian White

The Goddess and Grocer: Debbie Sharpe

The Purple Pig: Jimmy Bannos, Jimmy Bannos Jr.

Verzênay: Arshiya Farheen

The earthquake has caused significant damage, leaving many people homeless and in need of food and supplies. Chicago chefs have recognized the need for immediate action and are stepping up to help. Funds raised at this event will be sent to World Central Kitchen, which will deliver food to those affected.

To purchase tickets or learn more about the event, visit Join us in supporting this important cause and enjoy a delicious meal at the same time!

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