I can't tell you how much I look am looking forward to next Monday. I know Mondays are never fun, but there is a light at the end of the tunnel next week, because I'm going to the first of five Gluten Free Wine Dinners at Wildfire.
Together with the University of Chicago's Celiac Disease Center, they are presenting a Gluten Free Wine Dinner Week November 8 - 12. Each Wildfire location in Illinois will host a night of wonderful gluten free meals with each course complimented by wine chosen by Wildfire's Wine & Spirits Director, Brad Wermager.
In addition, a guest speaker will begin the night with a short presentation on celiac disease during each evening's reception. Dinner will be served at 7pm, its menu created by Executive Chef, Moreno Espinoza.
I forwarded the message along to a friend this afternoon and her words were, "you had me at wood burning oven pizzas." I've dined at Wildfire several times and it's beyond delicious! If I were you, I would make sure to attend a night. Priced at only $75 per person, tax and gratuity AND a $25 donation (tax deductible) are included. For 4 courses and 4 glasses of wine, it's a steal!
Schedule is as follows:
- Monday, November 8th - Chicago
- Tuesday, November 9th - Oakbrook
- Wednesday, November 10th - Glenview
- Thursday, November 11th - Schaumburg
- Friday, November 12th - Lincolnshire
To reserve a spot at any location, call Shannon Ryan at 312-787-9000.
To see the great measures Wildfire has gone through to provide safe, gluten free/allergen free meals, check out this post from the Chef's Corner archive. From reading this blog post, you'll see how serious Wildfire is when accommodating their guests. They weren't just jumping on the gluten free bandwagon, guests requested gluten free meals and even the President has a friend who's daughter has celiac. They definitely know their stuff.
Again, I've many enjoyable gluten free meals at Wildfire and encourage you to do so as well!