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Join the Elmhurst Memorial Hospital Guild for the 12th Annual Chef Fest

For immediate release, January 24, 2012

Christine Doucet, 630-993-5819

ELMHURST –  Treat yourself to dozens of delicious dishes prepared by the western suburbs’ most celebrated chefs at the Elmhurst Memorial Hospital Guild’s Chef Fest 2012. This annual culinary event takes place on Thursday, February 23, at Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace, from 5:30–9 p.m., with proceeds benefiting Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare projects and programs.

Currently, more than 35 chefs from local restaurants, bakeries and caterers will be generously providing the food for this annual fundraising event. “Chef Fest has become an annual tradition for so many people,” noted Sarah Diamond, Chairman of the 2012 Chef Fest. “This event provides a unique opportunity for attendees to enjoy their favorite area restaurants, try new ones and at the same time support Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare.”

A donation of $60 per person is required. Tables of 10 for $600 are available in advance; individual tickets may be purchased at the door. For more information, please call Carol Finan at 630-832-4972.

The current list of Chef Fest 2012 participants includes:

  • Andresen’s Bakery, Bensenville
  • Bleeding Heart Bakery, Elmhurst
  • Buca Di Beppo, Lombard
  • Capital Grille, Lombard
  • Charlie’s, Elmhurst
  • Cuvee Cellars, Elmhurst
  • Ditka’s Restaurant, Oak Brook
  • Drury Lane, Oakbrook Terrace
  • Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare cafés, Elmhurst
  • Elmhurst Memorial Hospital Starbucks, Elmhurst
  • Emilio’s Tapas, Hillside
  • Fitz’s Pub, Elmhurst
  • Fitz’s Spare Keys, Elmhurst
  • Flight 112, Elmhurst
  • Francesca’s Amici, Elmhurst
  • French Quarter, Lombard
  • Gibson’s Steakhouse, Oak Brook
  • Glen Prairie, Glen Ellyn
  • Gone with the Tin, Villa Park
  • Greek Islands, Lombard
  • Grotto Italian Steakhouse, Oak Brook
  • Gulliver’s Pizza and Pub, Oakbrook Terrace
  • Harry Caray’s Italian Steakhouse, Lombard
  • Holy Mackerel!, Lombard
  • Jade Dragon, Bensenville
  • Lexington Square, Elmhurst
  • Miss Dottie’s Pound Cake, Elmhurst
  • Mon Ami Gabi, Oak Brook
  • RA Sushi, Lombard
  • Red Dragon, Elmhurst
  • Redstone Grill, Oakbrook Terrace
  • Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, Elmhurst
  • Seasons 52, Oak Brook (opening soon)
  • Silverado, Elmhurst
  • Stacy’s, Bellwood
  • Vie, Western Springs
  • Weber Grill, Lombard
  • Wildfire, Oak Brook

The Elmhurst Memorial Hospital Guild was founded in 1929 and today has more than 400 members. Guild members help to support Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare through volunteer services, fundraising and public relations. Funds raised by members of the Guild have provided Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare with state-of-the-art medical equipment, scholarships to teen volunteers planning health careers and subsidies to valuable community services, such as those in need of counseling or hospice to those facing terminal illness. To join the Guild, or for more information, please click here or call 331-221-4095.

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