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Chef Julius @ The Taste of Chicago 2017!

Friday, June 30th, 2017

Hey, hey we’re heading back to the Taste of Chicago next Thursday, July 6th at 4:30pm to whip up some yummy South American fare! We absolutely LOVE hanging out at the Lifeway Foods Taste Kitchen and as always we plan to provide a fun experience and great giveaways. JOIN US at the [...]

The Soulful Nu American Pop-Up

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

Chef Julius Russell’s Pop-Up Restaurant Experience Returns this summer with a next-level menu at a private roof location. Chef Julius and team will spend 8 weeks developing an 8+ course Soulful Nu American menu that blends the haute cuisine with high culture.
The first preview released features dishes from the appetizer service, which includes Duck Confit [...]

New + Creative Burgers on FOX Chicago! [Recipe]

Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

Today we’re stopping by  Fox 32 Chicago @ 12:45pm to create a few New + Creative Burgers! We’re in burger season, and we’ve developed a few recipes to help kick off your summer right! In addition to a chicken and a beef burger, Chef  Julius will prepare what he considers to be “the [...]

Superbowl 2017, Delivered

Thursday, January 19th, 2017

It’s SUPERBOWL time again! If you are providing a dish for a party or hosting a gathering, don’t get stuck doing all of the work.  Let our team provide dishes that everyone will love. Check out our curated menu – its short but packs a punch. Deliveries can be scheduled for [...]

The Winter Catering Menu…

Friday, December 16th, 2016

We are pleased to present our Winter Catering Menu, available December 19th – March 1st. To place orders call 872-818-5368 or email us at chefjulius@taleof2chefs.com.
Appetizers | Salads | Soups | Sides | Poultry | Meats | Seafood | Chef Tiki’s Favorites
All pricing is based on per person
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Manchego & Chorizo Empanadas with Fire Roasted Salsa – [...]

The Pop-Up Holiday Bash – Saturday, Dec. 10th

Saturday, July 23rd, 2016

AS SEEN ON FOX CHICAGO, ZAGATS, WGN, WINDY CITY LIVE and more…
Our next and last pop-up of 2016 will celebrate all things holiday! During the multi-course meal, the music and wine will flow freely. We will close with dancing, musical performances and more!  Seating is limited. Check back or visit our FB invite for menu [...]

The Summer Pop-Up Restaurant Experience… July 23rd

Monday, June 27th, 2016

Chef Julius Russell returns to Ampersand with his quarterly pop-up restaurant experience. This installment features a theme of Nu-American meets Summertime in France.
With each pop-up restaurant event, I try to bring you something unique in taste, atmosphere and experience. And this summer is no exception. Dining out in the summertime [...]

Meet us at The Taste of Chicago – July 7th @ 4:30pm

Monday, June 27th, 2016

We are returning to the Lifeway Foods Cooking Corner at the Taste of Chicago?! Chef Julius will take the stage on Thursday, July 7th at 4:30pm. This is our 5th Year at the Cooking Corner. We are going to do something extra special. Let the recipe planning begin! ‪#‎SummertimeChi‬ ‪#‎TheFoodYouWant‬ ‪

Seared Beef Tenderloin – As Seen on FOX News Chicago

Friday, June 24th, 2016

Looking for “Quick, Easy & Delicious Food to Cook During the Summer”? We’ve got you covered! Check out this recipe we featured on FOX Chicago.
Seared Beef Tenderloin with Charred Corn & Asparagus Sauté topped with Smoked Peach & Tomato Salsa
1 (6oz) filet of beef – sliced in half
¼ cup garlic olive oil
2 ears of sweet [...]

The #BahamasMeetsNOLA Pop Up Restaurant Experience…

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

So when you come off the type of weekend that I have had, it’s hard to slow down and adjust to real life. And then there is a little voice in your head that says, “This is YOUR real life!” Sometimes it takes a minute to take it all in because after [...]