My Private Chef Shares European Flavors at Bloomingdale’s Home & Furniture Store at Medinah Temple

Fresh from his trip to Germany, Italy and France, Chef Christopher Tong of the upscale Chicago-based private gourmet dining service, My Private Chef, is enthusiastic about European flavors and cuisine. He has been invited back to Bloomingdale’s Home & Furniture Store to present a French-themed menu inspired by his latest travels. The demonstration will take place on Friday, September 2, from 2-4 p.m. at the Bloomingdale’s Home & Furniture Store at Medinah Temple, 600 N. Wabash Avenue, Chicago.

Chicago, IL, July 26, 2011 --( The menu for this cooking demonstration features Chicken Marengo with Crusty French Bread. Chef Tong says: “Legend has it that Napoleon Bonaparte’s chef created this dish following the battle of Marengo in 1800."

Complementing the delicious Chicken Marengo recipe, Chef will demonstrate how to prepare Strawberry and Brie Cheese Salad with Slivered Almonds and Raspberry Vinaigrette; and Chocolate Mousse with fresh berries.

People who are casual cooks or lovers of gourmet food get to ask questions, discuss preparation, and come away with fabulous recipes that you can try at home. Chef Tong will give tips on shopping, ingredients, and serving. And, everyone gets to have a taste.

For more information about this Bloomingdale’s event, contact Paddy Meehan, Culinary Specialist, at 312.324.7678.

My Private Chef is enjoying popularity as one of Chicago’s favorite private gourmet dining services. Trained in European-style fine cuisine, Chef Tong established his reputation at fine restaurants and hotels in Florida, California, and Chicago. Now he has adapted his impressive skills to the world of private entertaining. My Private Chef offers enticing cuisine for a wide range of events, from intimate dinners to weddings to corporate parties.

For more information about My Private Chef, contact Event Services at 773.370.8131 or visit our web site:

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Lisa Kunst