The Chefs

Discover the following scrumptious recipes from Chicago's celebrated culinary leaders in our online cookbook.  

Karyn Calabrese, Karyn’s Raw Café, Karyn’s At Home, Karyn’s Cooked
Veggie Potato Pot Pies

Peter Coenen, The Gage
Baked Halibut en Persillade, Steamed Root Vegetables, Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Franco Diaz, Coq d’Or
Turkey and Chanterelles

Brian Duncan, Bin 36
Peach and Cranberry Bellini

Graham Elliot, Graham Elliot
Seafood Chowder

Paul Fehribach, Big Jones
Persimmon Pudding Pie

Erik Freeberg, Bar Toma
Eggplant Caponata with Dark Chocolate and Amaretto Cookie

Christian Gaborit, Filini Bar and Restaurant
Ricotta Pumpkin Cheesecake with Pecan Shortbread, Pecan Caramel Corn, and Bourbon Caramel

Meg Galus, NoMI Kitchen
Chocolate Chunk Gingersnaps
Sweet Potato Pudding Bonbons

Jason Gorman, The Art Institute of Chicago
Mushroom Cheese Biscuits with Pine Honey
Sweet Corn Spoonbread with Fried Tomatoes

Tim Graham, Travelle
Green Bean Casserole Dip

Billy Helmkamp, The Whistler
Autumn Sweater

Andrew Johnson, Balsan at the Waldorf Astoria Chicago
Honeycrisp Apple Fritter with Apple Cider Frozen Yogurt

Paul Kahan, Blackbird, Publican Quality Meats, avec, The Publican, Big Star
Lobster Thermidor Sausage with Wild Mushrooms, Mussels, and Sea Beans

Douglas Katz, fire food and drink
Creamed Chicken à la King
Eggplan Reuben

Bill Kim, BellyQ, Urban Belly, Belly Shack
Tea-Smoked Duck Breast with Crispy Sticky Rice Risotto

Edward Kim, Ruxbin
Holiday Fruitcake/Pie

Michael Kornick, mk
Butter-Poached Maine Lobster, Ricotta Gnocchi, and Creamed Spinach

Eden Laurin, The Violet Hour
Ginger the Housekeeper

Eric Mansavage, Farmhouse Chicago
"Old-Fashioned" Fruitcake with Blood Orange Custard

Tony Mantuano, Spiaggia, Café Spiaggia, Terzo Piano, Bar Toma, Lorenzo
Turkey with Grappa and Gremolata

Cory Morris, Mercat a la Planxa
Apple-Cranberry Fall-Spiced Spanish Brandy with Pimms

Carrie Nahabedian, NAHA and Brindille
Early Winter Blancmange with Flavors of Vibrant Cauliflower, Hen of the Woods Mushrooms, Juniper, and Pine

Megan Neubeck, Terzo Piano
Spicy Peanut Soup

Clint Rogers, The Dawson
Gift to Be Humble Cocktail

Joseph Rose, Lockwood Restaurant & Bar
Bertha’s Famous Brownie

Yves Roubaud, Shaw’s Crab House
Oysters Rockefeller

Marcus Samuelsson, Red Rooster Harlem, Ginny’s Super Club, American Table Café and Bar, Kitchen and Table, Norda
Helga's Meatballs
Chicken Nuggets with Rooster Hot Sauce
Pear-Pumpkin Salad

Adam Seger, mixologist, CCP
Homemade Ginger Beer Spiked with Guest's Choice of American Craft Spirits
Christopher Morley Cocktail
Hot Rum Flip

Mark Steuer, Carriage House
Cornbread with Foie Gras Butter and Pear Marmalade

Heather Terhune, Sable Kitchen and Bar
Pumpkin Mousse Tart

Lee Wolen, The Lobby at the Peninsula Chicago
Molasses Cake with Foie Gras Mousse and Rosemary