WESTERN SPRINGS – As a part of the Pure Leaf Celebrity Chef du Jour, Chef Paul Virant will be featured at this year's Taste of Chicago.
The food festival will showcase Chef Virant, executive chef of Western Springs' highly acclaimed restaurant, Vie, at 6:30 p.m. Friday. Chef Virant, also of Perennial Virant in Chicago, will cook with seasonal, locally-grown ingredients for his Midwestern cuisine.
Chef Virant's Friday night meal will allow guests to have a sit down, three-to-four-course meal for $45 per person. Tickets can be purchased at www.tasteofchicago.us.
The 34th annual Taste of Chicago will be through Sunday in Grant Park. For more information contact 312-744-2964.
To sample Chef Virant's culinary creations in town, visit Vie at 4471 Lawn Avenue, or make a reservation at 708-246-2082.