Stage is Set for a Fun & Scrumptious Auction & Taste

Stage is Set for a Fun & Scrumptious Auction & Taste

The Chamber is pleased to present this year’s magnificent Auction and Taste, featuring a lively silent and live auction along with fabulous fare from some of the area’s finest restaurants. Over 400 Chamber members, community leaders and guests are expected at this annual event which is an important fundraiser for the Chamber. With a festive fall theme, the gala event will include a chance to bid on valuable items donated by area businesses, while mixing and mingling with guests in the beautiful Renaissance Chicago North Shore Hotel ballroom.

Popular items at the Auction include everything from golf foursomes and overnight hotel stays, to restaurant certificates and theater tickets. Every year guests engage in friendly competition to be the winning bidder on coveted items.  A highlight of the night will be the Live Auction, conducted by local legend Ron Bernardi, Sunset Foods, who always energizes the crowd, generating lots of excitement about bidding on items and helping the Chamber. The Live Auction will feature a complete LASIK eye surgery package as well as tickets to an upcoming Bulls game, a gourmet Thanksgiving dinner for 12, a golf package for four at Sportsman’s, hard to obtain Blackhawks tickets and other exciting items. In addition to an opportunity to bid on these and other valuable items, raffle tickets offer a chance to win $1,000.

Chamber members are encouraged to invite co-workers, family and friends and sign up early for this fun-filled evening. The $30 ticket price is all inclusive and includes complimentary beer, wine and soft drinks along with a delectable “Taste of Northbrook.”
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18 Area Restaurants to be Showcased at the Taste
Whether you have an appetite for prime beef or if you appreciate international flavors, your taste buds are in for a treat at the Auction & Taste. To whet your appetite while bidding on the many auction items, start off with bite size baby stuffed pizzas served up by Giordano’s. Stop by Ruth’s Chris for a slice of their signature prime tenderloin or sushi from Di Pescara. The Renaissance is pulling out all the stops with its lamb meatballs in a sherry cream sauce and crispy pork belly, glazed with Revolution IPA beer and garnished with a flavorful carmelized apple. Satisfy your sweet tooth with their white chocolate and coconut bread pudding served with a passion fruit sabayon. Sample Noodles’ classic Pad Thai with grilled chicken or Pesto Cavatappi. Ready to go international? Check out some of Deka’s outstanding French cuisine. Maggiano’s will be serving up Italian classics including bruschetta and rigatoni with tomato vodka sauce.. There will be plenty of spring rolls from P.F. Changs and other bits from the chef’s tasting menu at Roka Akor. These and other mouthwatering selections will be served up by the following 18 select North Shore restaurants:

  • Buffalo Wild Wings
  • Deka
  • Di Pescara
  • Elegance in Meats
  • Francesca’s North
  • Giordano’s
  • Greek Feast
  • Hilton Chicago Northbrook
  • House 406
  • Johnny’s Kitchen & Tap
  • Little Louie’s
  • Maggiano’s
  • Marcello’s
  • Noodles & Company
  • P.F. Changs China Bistro
  • Renaissance Chicago North Shore Hotel
  • Roka Akor
  • Ruth’s Chris Steak House
  • The Claim Company

Admission to the event also includes complimentary wine provided by Sunset Foods and craft beer provided by Joseph Mullarkey Distributors.

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