8/22/2012 05:16:00 PM

Chicago Cuilnary Museum Plans Gala, Mayor Issues Chef Proclamation

Hear-ye, hear-ye - mayor Emanuel has announced that September 19 is "Chef Graham Elliot" Day. Not enough proclamations for you? Well, let it be known that September 20 is "Chef Jacquy Pfeifer Day." Both toques are set to be inducted into the Chicago Culinary Museum's Chefs Hall of Fame, and in addition to having days named after them there will be a gala on September 19 at the Hilton Chicago.

Elliot is being named Chef of the Year while Pfeiffer will be awarded Pastry Chef of the Year. They'll be joining luminaries like Charlie Trotter and Rick Bayless in the hall of fame. The celebratory feast is sure to be a par-tay - the reception starts at 6 PM and the meal starts at 7:30. If you want to score a spot, ticket are $120 per persona and available here.


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