It’s June…which means summer is not far away and the weather is starting to get warm! Bread & Wine, Katherine Anne Confections, Vinejoy and Purple Asparagus all have great food, chocolate, wine or kid events planned to help you get in the summer mood. From a kids’ healthy cooking class to the launch of a delicious brunch menu, these events will definitely get you into the right spirit!

Celebrate the new season with these delicious June events listed below!

Kids’ Cooking Class with Purple Asparagus

Sunday, June 10

11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Melissa Graham, Head Spear of Purple Asparagus, the non-profit that educates children, families and the community about eating that’s good for the body and the planet, will teach a class for kids in the Lifestyle Center of Whole Foods South Loop. Children who attend will leave with a new found love of a healthy food and hands-on cooking experience. This event is for children ages 6-12.

Cost is $5 for children ages 6-12. Space is limited. Register here or at Customer Service at Whole Foods South Loop in advance.

Whole Foods South Loop
1101 South Canal Street #107

Chicago, IL 60607

June Truffle Making Parking with Katherine Anne Confections

Friday, June 15

6:30 p.m.

Summer is here! Katherine Duncan, founder and confectionista of Katherine Anne Confections, a locally-focused chocolatier, will be hosting a June Truffle Making Party—perfect timing for delicious, summer-flavored treats! Katherine opens her kitchen and recipe book to the public as she demystifies the art of making truffles. Come into Katherine’s kitchen to celebrate the arrival of the new season in the most delicious way possible! Those who attend will create, design, melt, chill, scoop and roll truffles to completion.

$50, includes wine, light appetizers and truffles! Reservations are required and space is limited, so sign up today! http://www.katherine-anne.com/parties.php

Katherine Anne Confections

2745 W. Armitage

Chicago, IL 60647

Bread & Wine Launches Brunch

Saturday, June 16 & Sunday, June 17

10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

(and every Saturday and Sunday that follows)

Bread & Wine, the new neighborhood American bistro, wine bar and market on Chicago’s Northwest Side, is launching brunch on June 16 & 17—just in time for Father’s Day weekend! Guests will choose from many delicious brunch dishes courtesy of Chef Curtis Gamble. In addition to the classic brunch cocktails—Bloody Mary and Mimosa—the mixologists at Bread & Wine created two new cocktails to pair with the brunch dishes.

Brunch goers can enjoy their meal outside at Bread & Wine’s recently opened patio. Brunch will take place every Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. (Bread & Wine will close at 2:00 p.m. and reopen at 5:00 p.m. for dinner service). Reservations are recommended.

Bread & Wine

3732 W. Irving Park Rd.

Chicago, IL 60618

Potluck with Vinejoy and FIG

Monday, June 18

6:00 p.m.

The crews at Vinejoy and FIG decided to host a potluck during the week for those who can’t make it to Vinejoy’s typical Saturday night potlucks. They have teamed up and are excited to host an Industry Potluck with the theme JuneTeenth, a holiday commemorating the day that the slaves found out they were free. Attendees will bring African American food—both traditional and reinvented.

Visit the Facebook event page for more information.

FIG Catering

1850 S. Blue Island Ave.

Chicago, IL 60608

Tuesday Tasting Menu at Bread & Wine

Every Tuesday

5:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.

Last but not least, don’t forget to stop into Bread & Wine on Tuesday’s for their Tuesday Tasting Menu! Check out their Facebook page for more details.

Bread & Wine

3732 W. Irving Park Rd.

Chicago, IL 60618