By Jennifer Johnson, MainStreet Libertyville Volunteer
MainStreet Libertyville is proud to present Chef Fest: Night at the Museum featuring unique, chef-created tastes from Libertyville’s vibrant restaurants along with a side of Lake County history. Save the date and purchase tickets in advance for this exciting event on Saturday, November 3 rd from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at the Bess Bower Dunn Museum of Lake County, 1899 West Winchester Road, Libertyville, Illinois, 60048.
Chef Fest: A Night at the Museum will feature hors d’oeuvres prepared by chefs from over twenty Libertyville restaurants, local libations and a sweet table with desserts. Dine amidst a life-sized Dryptosaurus, unique to the Bess Bower Dunn Museum of Lake County, and take a tour of the Lake County History Archives (tours limited, first-come, first-served from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.).
Attendees will indulge in tastes of cuisines representing the scope and variety of restaurants located throughout Libertyville. From eclectic bistro to globally-inspired dishes, Chef Fest: Night at the Museum will showcase impressive, chef-selected samplings that will delight epicureans of all levels.
Co-chairmen John Durning of Pizzeria DeVille, and MainStreet Libertyville Chairman Fred Kestler are proud to highlight Libertyville’s culinary craftsmanship and bring Chef Fest: Night at the Museum to fruition. According to Durning, “It’s very exciting to see Libertyville’s restaurant community unite to provide this spectacular taste of Libertyville to support the work of MainStreet Libertyville.”
A thrilling live auction will round out the evening with opportunities to win gift baskets and certificates for special and one-of-a-kind dining adventures and further exploration of Libertyville’s renowned restaurant culture.
Tickets for Chef Fest: A Night at the Museum are $75.00 per person and include all food and beverages during the evening. A limited amount of tickets are available for purchase online at https://mainstreetlibertyville.org/event/night-at-the-museum-a-chef-fest/. Tickets will be mailed to participants. This event is expressly limited to adults age 21 and older, and no tickets will be sold at the door.
Proceeds from Chef Fest: A Night at the Museum benefit MainStreet Libertyville, a not-for-profit, volunteer organization dedicated to preserving and promoting downtown Libertyville. Annually, MainStreet Libertyville provides over 50 days of events in downtown Libertyville and is supported 700 residential and 400 local business members. Volunteers log more than 4,000 hours each year planning and hosting MainStreet Libertyville activities.
Chef Fest: Night at the Museum event sponsors include Libertyville Bank & Trust Company and Purely Meat Co. Additional sponsorships are still available. Please contact Pam Hume for additional information at (847) 680-0336.