2015 Farm Roast!

  • Local Foods 1427 W Willow St Chicago, IL, 60642 United States

TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR TODAY. (WE'RE NOT SOLD OUT YET!) SEE YOU AT 2:00PM!

Our annual highlight of the year, the Farm Roast, is shaping up to be a phenomenal gathering of some of Chicago's best chefs, farmers and brewers. Not only that, the event will be held at Local Foods' brand new drool-worthy facility!

Slow Food Chicago's Farm Roast brings together the region's best chefs, farmers, brewers, and bartenders for an afternoon of incredible food, drink, and education. It's perhaps the most delicious way possible to support local food culture.

For a full list of chefs, brewers, farmers, and Ark of Taste ingredients, click here.

Chefs will cook up duck, rabbit, lamb, and pork with ingredients from the Slow Food Ark of Taste — a living catalog of 1000+ distinctive foods facing extinction worldwide. Mix and mingle in Local Foods' brand-new event space over brews and cocktails.

Participating Chefs and Restaurants

  • Tom Leavitt, White Oak Gourmet
  • Chrissy Camba, Maddy's Dumpling House
  • Michael Ciapciak - Bang Bang Pie Shop
  • Tony Quartaro - Formento's
  • Sean Pharr - The Bristol
  • Dan Compton - Vie 
  • Jared Batson - The Nomad Food Company
  • Leigh Omilinsky - Nico Osteria
  • Rob Levitt - Butcher & Larder
  • Amanda Barnes - Hot Chocolate Chicago
  • Mike Simmons - Calaugusta Cafe 
  • Abra Berens - Stock Cafe

Participating Breweries and Cocktails

  • Pipeworks
  • Moody Tongue
  • Greenstar Brewing
  • Begyle Brewing
  • Revolution Brewing
  • Candid Wines
  • Billy Sunday (Tap Cocktail)

Metric Coffee will also be serving Organic Mexico Celso Garcia Coop coffee and Nitro.

There will be dishes for vegetarian guests; unfortunately, other dietary restrictions cannot be accommodated. Seating will be communal.