The Taste of Chicago 2016 one of the most popular food festivals in America is scheduled for July 6th through July 10, 2016 at Grant Park in Chicago. General admission to the Taste of Chicago, culinary festival is free.

Patrons can purchase food tickets, sold in groups of 12 for $8.50. Tickets are not sold after 8:30 p.m. each night of the festival.

There are also tickets available for special events. Tickets for the Petrillo Shell Music Concert are sale now, and tickets for the Chef du Jour three-course dinner in a decorated dining pavilion go on sale at 10 a.m. Central Time  on Friday, May 20, 2016. Tickets are $45. Chef du Jour features the culinary creations fro some of the top chefs in the Chicago area. A different chef will prepare food each night including:

Graham Elliot, chef of Graham Elliot Bistro (Master Chef and Master Chef Junior) on July 6th

Dishes from Graham Eilliot Bistro







Kevin Hickey, chef of the Duck Inn, on July 7th

Patrick Sheerin, chef of the Trenchermen, on July 8th

Chris Macchia, chef of the Nonnina, on July 9th

Abraham Conlon, chef of the chef of the Fat Rice, on July 10th

Taste of Chicago Pictures




Funnel Cake: the epitome of looks gross tastes amazing #tasteofchi #eastcoastfeastcoast

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Image of the Taste of Chicago sign by Monique Wingard