Cooking Up a Cure Brings Together Chicago Celebrity Chefs to Raise Money for Scleroderma on September 13

Cooking Up a Cure is a fundraising event which combines some of Chicago’s most recognized chefs, breweries, wineries and distilleries to raise money and awareness for the Scleroderma Foundation Greater Chicago Chapter. All proceeds from the Cooking Up a Cure event will support the Scleroderma Foundation’s ongoing mission of providing support, education and research for scleroderma patients and their families The all-star culinary event, chaired by Cleetus Friedman, executive chef of The Lakefront at Theater on the Lake, happens Thursday, September 13, Galleria Marchetti at 825 W. Erie, Chicago. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for VIP ticket holders and 6 p.m. for general admission.

The event indulges guests in a generous sampling of culinary treats from a rock star line-up of local restaurants, beer, wine and specialty cocktails. Music by Cage + Aquarium DJs, silent auction and other fun surprises will be in store for guests.

General Admission Tickets are $125
Enjoy an incredible evening of the best food and drink Chicago has to offer in support of a great cause!

  • Indulge in culinary creations from an amazing line-up of chefs
  • Beer, wine and craft cocktails from beverage sponsors
  • Silent auction table with great prizes
  • Cage + Aquarium will be spinning fun music

Chicago restaurants and beverage companies include, Carol’s Cookies, Prime & Provisions, Smoque BBQ, White Oak Gourmet, Public House, Napolita Pizzeria & Wine Bar,  Swift & Sons, The Lakefront, Old Irving Brewing, The Wit, Formento’s, AceBounce, GT Prime, GT Fish & Oyster, Flight Club, Giant, The Gwen Hotel, Heaven on Seven, Forbidden Root, Tom Van Lente Culinary, Katherine Anne Confections, Bittersweet Bakery, Salero, and Two Brothers Brewing!

To purchase tickets please visit: http://www.cookingupacurechicago.com/tickets.html

For more information about this event, please visit: Cooking Up a Cure Chicago

About Scleroderma

Scleroderma is considered an autoimmune disease that varies widely across persons and can be life threatening. This disease causes thickening and tightening of skin, and in severe cases, also hardens internal organs. Scleroderma means “hard skin” in Latin. This disease affects 300,000 people in the U.S. who are predominately women. There is currently no cure for scleroderma.

About the Scleroderma Foundation

The Scleroderma Foundation is a 501(c)3 and is a leading non-profit supporter of scleroderma research in the United States, allotting more than $1 million annually to find the cause of and cure for scleroderma. To promote education of the disease, the foundation facilitates health and professional seminars, produces and distributes literature and conducts publicity campaigns. The Foundation consists of 24 chapters and 173 support networks throughout the U.S. with the goal of supporting scleroderma patients and their families. To learn more about the Scleroderma Foundation, visit their website or the Cooking up a Cure cause page.