Early event details below. More information to be added.
10,000 CasesDir. Craig Noble, 4 minutes, Chicago Premiere. The entire harvest of a single British Columbia winemaker squeezed into two minutes.
Artisan Baker Dir. Una Morera, 8 min, Chicago Premiere. Weaving philosophy with his love of food, a third generation Italian artisan baker discusses crafting and consuming food made with love.
Farmer Poet Dir. Dan Fisher, Becky Liscum & Gail Grasso, 3:30 minutes, Chicago Premiere. Meet Harry Carr, an organic livestock farmer and poet.
French Fries and Ice CreamDir Potluck Creative, 2 min, World Premiere. On a nightly basis, the chefs over at EL ideas are inventing new ways to challenge their guests’ pallets. Following owner and head chef, Philip Foss, as he tells the story of his now signature dish “Fries + Ice Cream” from inspiration to plating.
Speakeasy Supperclub Dir. Jason Wallis and Taylor Robinson, 22:56 min, Chicago Premiere. Explore the culinary adventures of Push Start Kitchen in Atlanta, GA. Follow chef Zach Meloy and his wife Cristina, as they create a dining experience that is not only inspired but exquisite – a “southern speakeasy serving the world, ten people at a time.”
Sugar Shack Dir. James Boo, Ian Parker, 13:29 min, Chicago Premiere. The Sugar Shack is a Quebecois institution. Sucrerie de la Montagne is a Quebecois legend. This documentary short explores the business, culture, heritage and food of a Canadian maple farm at the peak of maple season – as preserved by Pierre Faucher, the most interesting French Canadian man in the world.
Über, Dir. Mark Cwiakala (Concentrated Effort),3 min
Florian Pfahler started Hannah’s Bretzel with a simple philosophy, start with bread and follow with a conscience.
Tasting menu of sustainable dishes from select Chicago restaurants including an exclusive tasting of EL Ideas‘ Fries + Ice Cream by Chef Phillip Foss.
Festival Director George Motz * Executive Producer Seth Unger * Festival Mixologist Allen Katz
This event will take place at:
900 N North Branch St.
Chicago, IL 60622
Note: Details are subject to change without notice.
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