Did you get your Chicago Gourmet tickets? Tickets are now on sale - get them while they last!

Are you prepared for the major changes coming to Chicago's food code, effective July 1, 2018? Join us for a presentation with the Chicago Department of Public Health Tuesday, May 1 at the IRA to review how the changes will impact your business.

Need extra help for the summer? Hire IRAEF ProStart® students ! The IRA can pair you with eager, young talent ready to work in the industry. Contact Kayla Hawkins to learn more.
The DON Value of Excellence

Since its founding in 1921, Edward Don & Company has committed itself to being a trusted name in foodservice supply. 

Whether you need supplies for an upcoming event or just need to check on an order, DON will do what it takes to better serve your business so you can better serve your customers.

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Winning Wine Programs from
Jon McDaniel, Beverage Director & Sommelier of Gage Hospitality Group

Chicago has never been known as a “wine town”. But our world-class restaurants are changing that. Jon McDaniel, Sommelier at Gage Hospitality Group and a 2018 Food + Wine Magazine Sommelier of the Year , knows that the best wine lists all start with the guest.

Check out Jon's five tips for winning wine programs for restaurateurs.