Chicago Spring Luncheon

Our 7th Annual Chicago Luncheon
Benefiting Food Allergy Research & Education
May 11, 2018 | Chicago, IL

About the event

Friday, May 11, 2018
Four Seasons Hotel Chicago

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Luncheon Co-Chairs

Denise Bunning
Linda Levinson Friend
Karin Teglia

Keynote Speaker

Richard Blais, chef, restaurateur and food allergy dad

Chef Honoree

Sarah Grueneberg, Chef/Partner Monteverde Restaurant & Pastificio

Benefit Committee

Eun Lee Criswell
Debbie Levinthal
Wende Fox Lawson
Kelly McCready
Gretchen Munaretto
Maggie Shapack
Deb Silberstein
Laura Summers
Anne Thompson
Patricia Boyle Wheeler

Schedule of Events

10:30 a.m. Cooking Demonstration by Richard Blais
11:00 a.m. Registration and Marketplace
12:00 p.m. Luncheon and Program including keynote, Richard Blais
1:30 p.m. Event Concludes

For more information including sponsorship, contact Dana Morris at 847-260-9724 or

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Thank You To Our Sponsors

Feature Sponsor
Dave and Denise Bunning
Harris Family Foundation (Linda & Bill Friend,
Katherine P. Harris, Pam & Dr. Joe Szokol and Caryn & King Harris)
Cari and Michael J. Sacks
Sunshine Charitable Foundation

Advocacy Champion
Heather and Jeffrey Eiserman
Goldman Sachs
Elaine and Donald Levinson
Karyn and Bill Silverstein
Karin and Dean Teglia Family Foundation

Research Supporter
Boyle Family Foundation
Credit Suisse
Wende Fox Lawson and Jim Lawson
Karen Malkin Health Consulting and The Malkin Family
Jill and Paul Meister
Maggie and Jeffrey Shapack

Education Patron
Eun Lee Criswell and Bob Criswell
Enjoy Life Foods
Suzanne and David Friedland/Yvette and David Stone
Lyn Goldstein
Michelle and Alan Kaplan
Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
Morgan Stanley
Gretchen and Richard Munaretto
Northwestern Medicine
Rebecca and Rob Nichols
Diana and Bruce Rauner
Jamie and David Schwartz
Jody Falco and Jeffrey Steinman
The Safe + Fair Food Company
William Blair Company

Media Partner