Fine Food & Drink

FIRST LOOK FOR CHARITY, CHICAGO AUTO SHOW'S BENEVOLENT BLACK-TIE EVENT, SERVES AS THE EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW OF THE NATION'S LARGEST AUTO SHOW FEATURING HUNDREDS OF NEW VEHICLES, SOME ON DISPLAY FOR THE FIRST TIME ANYWHERE. GUESTS WILL BE TRANSPORTED THROUGH AN EVENING OF OPULENCE AS THEY PERUSE THE SHOW FLOOR AND ARE PRESENTED WITH TASTINGS OF POPULAR MENU ITEMS FROM CHICAGO'S TOP RESTAURANTS AND CATERING COMPANIES. VARIOUS BEVERAGE BRANDS WILL OFFER SIGNATURE COCKTAILS, CRAFT BEERS, AND A SELECTION OF WINES. BROWSE OUR CURRENT LIST OF FOOD AND BEVERAGE SPONSORS BELOW. STAY IN TOUCH TO LEARN ABOUT NEW SPONSORS AND WHAT EACH WILL BE SERVING THE NIGHT OF THE EVENT.

WELCOME TO FIRST LOOK FOR CHARITY

Food

SAVOR – PASSED APPETIZERS
Warm Fig and Brie Tarts
Vegetarian
Potato Bites - Crème Fraiche and Caviar
Vegetarian, No Gluten
Butter Poached Lobster roll
Contains Shellfish

Avissi Sparkling Rose

ANDY’S FROZEN CUSTARD
Build your own Sundaes!  (V)

CARNIVALE
Pistacio Cheesecake tarts (V), Passion Fruit tarts (V),
Raspberry Cheesecake tarts (V), Chocolate Dulce de Leche bites (V)

CATERED BY DESIGN – SAVORY
Aranchini  I  Mozzarella cheese, marinara sauce (V)
Stuffed Mushroom  I  Spinach & Artichoke (V)

CATERED BY DESIGN – SWEET
Strawberry Rhubarb Shortcake shooter
Sweet Potato Spice cake, salted Caramel Mousse & candied Bacon

ERIS CIDERHOUSE & BREWERY
Chorizo and Shrimp Grits
Pan-seared shrimp, chorizo, portobello mushrooms, cheddar curd grits, scallions, maple-Sriracha drizzle

ESQUIRE BY COOPER’S HAWK
House-made Truffles (V, GF)

GENE & GEORGETTI
Homemade Italian Meatballs

LYRA
Menu tbd

NORMAN’S BISTRO
Seafood Chili
A twist on classic chili with fresh veggies and lots of seafood

OCEAN PRIME
Carrot Cake Pops with white chocolate ganache (V, GF)
Gluten Free Chocolate Cake Pops with chocolate ganache (V, GF)

RADIO ROOM
Menu tbd

REMINGTONS
Smoked Trout Dip with crackers

SMOKE DADDY
Loaded Mac & Cheese

SAVOR 1 - Inspirations by Josephine
Jalapeno Pimento Cheese and Crackers
Vegetarian
Shrimp and Andouille Gumbo
Contains Shellfish
“Chicken and Waffle” - Grilled Jerk Chicken Thigh,
Cornbread Waffle, Green Tomato Relish, Scallion

SAVOR 2 – The Wicked Kitchen
Ricotta and Figs
Vegan, No Gluten
Jalapeno and Cheddar Slider
Vegan
Chorizo Sausage and Pepper with Basil and Marinara
Vegan, No Gluten

SAVOR 3 – Latin Inspiration
Tuna Poke and Jicama Taco
No Gluten
Warm Mexican Sweet Corn
Vegetarian, No Gluten
Spicy Chicken and Jack Empanada

SAVOR 4 – Asian Inspiration
Chili Garlic Rice Noodle Salad
Vegan, No Gluten
Korean Fried Cauliflower
Vegetarian
Classic Chicken Satay with Thai Peanut Sauce
No Gluten

SAVOR 5 – Re-Imagination Station
Crazy Caprese - Burrata Cheese, Smoked Tomato Jam,
Basil Oil, Pinenut Brittle
Vegetarian, No Gluten
Pork Belly BLT
No Gluten
Nashville Hot Popcorn Chicken Steamed Buns with Pickle Slaw

UNION SUSHI + BBQ
Spicy Tuna – sesame chili, masago mayo, tempura flake
Godzilla – shrimp tempura, cream cheese, scallion tempura flake, avocado, unagi sauce, wasabi mayo
Pacific Coast – yellowtail tuna, masago, cilantro, tempura crumb, jalapeno, avocado,
cucumber, wasabi mayo, unagi sauce, sriracha
Mushroom – fried enoki, shiitake, avocado (V)

VU ROOFTOP
Mushroom Toast (V)
Windy City Mushroom blend, crème fraiche, West Town Bakery sourdough, scallions

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Beverages

GOOSE ISLAND BEER COMPANY – CTA RAIL CAR
Hazy Beer Hug
Goose IPA
Neon Beer Hug
312 Wheat Ale
2022 Bourbon County Stout
Virtue Cider Brut

BEER & WINE BARS – VARIOUS
GOOSE ISLAND BEER COMPANY

Hazy Beer Hug
Goose IPA
Neon Beer Hug
312 Wheat Ale

TRINCHERO FAMILY ESTATES
Taken Chardonnay
Tenuta Regaleali Rose
Joel Gott 815 Cabernet Sauvignon

ASSORTED SOFT DRINKS

SPECIALTY COCKTAILS - KETEL ONE VODKA
ESPRESSO MARTINI

SPECIALTY COCKTAILS – DON JULIO TEQUILA

SPECIALTY MOCKTAILS – SEEDLIP SPIRIT FREE

SPECIALTY COCKTAILS – JOHNNIE WALKER SCOTCH

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