Chicago, IL, August 27, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- Chef Christopher Tong of the upscale Chicago private gourmet dining service, My Private Chef will share one of his garden fresh recipes featuring potatoes at Chicago Botanic Garden's popular annual Garden Chef Series. The weekend is sponsored by Food Network Magazine and the U.S. Potato Board.
Chef Tong will appear on Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 1:30pm and 2:30pm in the Regenstein Fruit & Vegetable Garden, Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, Illinois.
Toasting the U.S. Potato Board, Chef Chris will present a delicious roasted Fingerling Potato recipe.
People who are casual cooks or lovers of gourmet food get to ask questions, discuss preparation, and come away with a fabulous recipe that they can try at home. Chef Chris will give tips on ingredients and serving. And, everyone gets to have a taste! Seating is limited and on a first-come, first served basis.
Admission to the Chicago Botanic Garden and Garden Chef Series is free. Parking is $25.00 per car; free for Garden members. For more information about this Garden Chef Series event, call 847.835.5440 or visit www.chicagobotanic.org.
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.
Chef Chris says: “Every event is different and I’ve met some wonderful people including many celebrities. Being part of very special occasions makes my work worthwhile. I also love conducting cooking demonstrations where I get the feeling that audience members will go home and try some new dishes!”
Some recent appearances include cooking classes and demonstrations on local television, at Bloomingdale’s Home & Furniture Stores, Whole Foods Market, Gilda’s Club Chicago, Taste of Chicago and this return engagement at the Chicago Botanic Garden.
For more information about My Private Chef, call Event Services at 773-370-8131
or visit www.myprivatechef.net.