Chef Takashi Yagihashi of Chicago eateries Takashi Restaurant, Slurping Turtle and Noodles by Takashi Yagihashi has received a one-star rating by Michelin Guide Chicago, “Best Chef in the Midwest” by the James Beard Foundation and one of “America’s Ten Best New Chef’s” by Food and Wine.
Chef Rick Bayless leads up Chicago hotspots Frontera Grill, Topolobampo, XOCO and Tortas Frontera. Currently, he hosts the PBS hit Mexico: one Plate at a Time- now in its seventh season.
Tickets are $10 per person, plus service fee** and 100% of ticket sales will benefit Common Threads. Receive a $10 Macy’s Gift Card upon check-in!
Saturday July 14, 2012 Noon
Macy's State Street
7th Floor Culinary Studio
Macy's, the largest retail brand of Macy's, Inc., delivers fashion and affordable luxury to customers at more than 800 locations in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Guam. Macy's stores and macys.com offer distinctive assortments including the most desired family of exclusive and fashion brands for him, her and home. Macy's is known for such epic events as Macy's 4th of July Fireworks® and the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade®, as well as spectacular fashion shows, culinary events, flower shows and celebrity appearances. Building on a 150-year tradition, Macy's helps strengthen communities by supporting local and national charities that make a difference in the lives of our customers.
About Macy's Culinary Council:
Macy's Culinary Council is a national culinary authority comprising some of the nation's leading culinary masters, including Rick Bayless, Michelle Bernstein, Cat Cora, Tom Douglas, Todd English, Marc Forgione, Johnny Iuzzini, Emeril Lagasse, Marcus Samuelsson, Tim Scott, Nancy Silverton, Ming Tsai, Wolfgang Puck and Takashi Yagihashi. Launched in 2003, MCC's team of distinguished chefs serves to inspire the way Macy's customers shop, cook and eat at home. The chefs are both ambassadors and instructors, providing expert culinary advice and leading cooking demonstrations at Macy's stores, with the aim of teaching customers how to cook and shop like a master chef.