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:: The Host Chef ::

  • Terzo Piano
    Bar Toma
    River Roast

    Tony Mantuano


  • The Purple Pig

    Jimmy Bannos Jr.

  • Frontera Grill

    Rick Bayless

  • Monteverde Restaurant & Pastificio

    Sarah Grueneberg

  • River Roast

    John Hogan

  • BOKA
    Swift & Sons
    Momotaro (Dessert)

    Meg Galus

  • Spiaggia Restaurant
    & Lounge

    Joe Flamm

  • Yusho

    Matthias Merges

  • Analogue

    Alfred Nogueira

  • Nico Osteria (Dessert)

    Leigh Omilinsky

  • bellyQ

    Bill Kim

  • Swift & Sons and Colt Storage

    Chris Pandel

  • Bohemian House

    Jimmy Papadopoulos

  • Found Kitchen

    Nicole Pederson

  • Bang Bang Pie Shop (Dessert)

    Emily Stewart

  • Bang Bang Pie Shop (Dessert)

    Patrick Cloud

  • GT Fish & Oyster

    Giuseppe Tentori

  • BOKA

    Lee Wolen

  • The Publican

    Cosmo Goss

  • NoMI Kitchen

    Greg Mosko

:: THE GA Mixologists ::

  • Lost Lake

    Paul McGee

  • GreenRiver

    Julia Momose


  • EL Ideas

    Phillip Foss

  • Dixie

    Charlie McKenna

  • Dixie

    Tony Quartaro

:: The VIP Mixologists ::

  • The Broken Shaker Chicago

    Elad Zvi, Gabriel Orta

  • The Broken Shaker Chicago

    Scotty LoBianco

We couldn’t get enough of Stephanie Izard’s mini sloppy goat sandwiches.
CS Magazine’s Laura Barker
Whimsy and culinary prowess collide in an epic way.
Dining Chicago
I am blown away with the work being done at The Academy for Global Citizenship and was honored to play a small role in the evening.
Mixologist Adam Seger
If you’ve ever been to the Academy for Global Citizenship, it’s an amazing place... I want to support something as incredible as this.
Tony Mantuano

:: 2013 Event Video ::


The Academy for Global Citizenship is a Chicago public charter school located on the underserved southwest side of Chicago. Their innovative and holistic approach to education aims to foster systemic change and inspire the way society educates future generations. Come learn first-hand how AGC has been internationally recognized for producing a replicable model for learning in the 21st century. To learn more, visit:

:: Our Dream School ::


Join the Academy for Global Citizenship (AGC) in igniting a movement to impact 20 million students by 2020 through offering a bold new foundation to empower students to positively impact the community and world beyond.

As an international learning laboratory and incubator of scalable innovation, AGC is dedicated to transforming systems of education, including the construction of a net-positive energy prototype campus on an urban farm. The sustainable design, construction and operation of the facility will bring green jobs to the community and create a home for piloting emerging clean technologies. To learn more, visit:

:: Bon Appétit ::

Bon Appétit is the Art Institute of Chicago’s premier onsite catering company known for its culinary expertise and commitment to socially responsible practices. For the well-being of our guests, communities, and the environment, our food—bursting with flavor and nutrition—is prepared from scratch using authentic ingredients. CEO, Fedele Bauccio, wanted to help the Academy for Global Citizenship create an annual event that reflected their global mission and him and his team very generously offered their support in underwriting, hosting and helping to plan a celebrity chef-centered event. To learn more, visit:

:: Host Committee Chairs ::

    • Katherine Elmer-DeWittStaff Chair
    • Andrew KaplanCulinary Chair
    • Lydia KrupskyEvent Design Chair
    • Ruch KumbhaniSponsorship Chair
    • Nora QuartaroEvent Chair
    • Laurel StiffAuction Chair
    • Lauren TarboxGraphic Design Chair

:: Host Committee Members ::

    • Megan DiScuillo
    • Andrew Ettenhofer
    • Caitlin Fitzgibbons
    • Annie Hall
    • Kelly H.M. Harrold
    • Tim Huizenga
    • Kate LeFurgy
    • Akiko Moorman
    • Tina Seaman
    • David Semanoff
    • Claire Tramm

:: Honorary Chairs ::

    • Fedele Bauccio
    • Tesha and Tommy Choi
    • Alicia Faulkner
    • George and Amanda Hanley
    • Sarah Elizabeth Ippel
    • Andrew Kaplan
    • Chef Tony Mantuano