Last Thursday, Sept. 27, Common Threads held their second annual cook-off at Fulton’s on the River, featuring local chefs from across Chicago competing in a variety of cooking challenges. Guests tasted and voted for their favorite dishes.
LookyTasty had the opportunity to attend the event and spoke with Linda Novick O’Keefe, Chief Executive Officer of Common Threads to learn more about Common Threads’ mission in educating children on the importance of nutrition and physical well-being to help combat childhood obesity.
Check out highlights in the video below.
Participating chefs and mixologists at the event included: Brad Alexander (The Grillroom), Elizabeth Samples (Nacional 27), Sarah Kosikowski (Sixteen), Bill Kim (Urban Belly/BellyQ/Belly Shack), David Blonsky (Public House), Sarah Grueneberg (Spiaggia), Patricio Sandoval (Mercadito), Rah Shabazz (C-House), Todd Stein (Piccolo Sogno Due), Erik Freeburg (Bar Toma), Jessica Oloroso (Black Dog Gelato), and Scott Walton (Markethouse).