By Lori Fredrich Senior Food Writer, Dining Editor, Podcast Host Published Apr 21, 2014 at 8:06 AM

You don't have to leave the state to get a taste of some of the best fare in Chicago.

On Saturday, May 3, The American Club in Kohler will celebrate some of the best up and coming chefs in Chicago's culinary scene through the newest rendition of their Feast of Talent series.

Featured chefs include Ryan McCaskey of AcadiaErik Freeberg ofBar TomaKevin Hickey of BottleforkChris Pandel of The Bristol, andTom Van Lente of TWO.

The multi-course dinner will be a collaboration of expertly designed dishes presented by each of the five participating chefs created to reflect their restaurant establishment accompanied by an expertly paired beverage selection for an unparalleled dining experience.

The event begins with a reception at 6:30 p.m. and dinner starting at 7 p.m. Tickets for the event are $199 per person. For more information and reservations, please call (855) 444-2838.

Hotel accommodations required at the American Club or Inn on Woodlake; both hotels will feature special rates for attendees.

Lori Fredrich Senior Food Writer, Dining Editor, Podcast Host

Lori is an avid cook whose accrual of condiments and spices is rivaled only by her cookbook collection. Her passion for the culinary industry was birthed while balancing A&W root beer mugs as a teenage carhop, fed by insatiable curiosity and fueled by the people whose stories entwine with each and every dish. She’s had the privilege of chronicling these tales via numerous media, including OnMilwaukee and in her book “Milwaukee Food.” Her work has garnered journalism awards from entities including the Milwaukee Press Club. 

When she’s not eating, photographing food, writing or recording the FoodCrush podcast, you’ll find Lori seeking out adventures with her husband Paul, traveling, cooking, reading, learning, snuggling with her cats and looking for ways to make a difference.