Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Don't miss Green City Market's Harvest Celebration at Kurtis / LaPietra Mettawa Home

It's not too late to get your tickets for the Green City Market Harvest Celebration Honoring Market Founder Abby Mandel! The event is this Sunday, September 7, from 5:30-8:00 pm at the Mettawa home and gardens of Bill Kurtis and Donna LaPietra. For those who have never been to the Kurtis home, this is a once in a lifetime chance. It's beautiful and the grounds are unbelievable. There is a dazzling lineup of chefs, and the auction items are incredible! This is Green City Market's major fundraiser for the year. For more information, and to purchase tickets online, go here.


Photo: Donna LaPietra with Green City Market Founder, the late Abby Mandel, at event in 2006.

The Harvest Celebration features chefs:
Rick Bayless of Frontera Grill/Topolobampo
Terry Crandall of the Peninsula Hotel
Gale Gand of Tru/Tramonto's Steakhouse
Kevin Hickey of Seasons at the Four Seasons Hotel
Bruce Sherman of North Pond
Brian Shustrick of Limelight Catering
Sarah Stegner & George Bumbaris of Prairie Grass Cafe
Amalea Tshilds and Jason Hammel of Lula Cafe
Paul Virant of Vie
Dean Zanella of 312 Chicago
Photo: Praire Grass Cafe Chef /Owners
Sarah Stegner and George Bumbaris

Enjoy Bill Kurtis' guided tram tours around the acclaimed 75-acre grounds of Mettawa Manor in its late summer glow...through the prairie, woodland paths and along its formal garden borders.

Fantasize about an array of exciting one-of-a-kind culinary auction packages, all specially created in support of Green City Market. All proceeds benefit Green City Market, a 501(c)3 organization.

Ticket Prices are as follows:
Market Star-$5000
Market Angel - $1000
Market Patron - $500
Market Supper - $250
Go here to order tickets.



Cindy Kurman with Chef Gale Gand; Bill Kurtis with Alderman Vi Daley


Please phone the Market office at 773-880-1266 for information.
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