Celebrity Chef Demonstrations & Cooking Lessons

A Green City Market favorite! Top Chicago area chefs demonstrate recipes using seasonal and sustainable ingredients from market vendors, providing inspiration and guidance for how to cook with market ingredients in their own homes.

Chef Demonstrations take place at all of our markets at 10:30am. See our calendar for a full list of scheduled demos, market activities, and more. Chef Demos are free and seating/standing room is first come, first served. During the Indoor Market, Chef Demonstrations take place inside the Nature's Lunchbox room at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum.

Details on Chef Demos are included in our weekly e-newsletter – click here to subscribe.

The Chef Demonstration program is generously supported by the Julia Child Foundation for Gastronomy and the Culinary Arts.

Are you a chef interested in leading a demonstration at the Green City Market? 

Click here to fill out an application for our Chef Demo Series for the 2019 Outdoor Season at our Lincoln Park and West Loop markets. 

Know your food, know your farmer
Locations & hours
May through October (Outdoors)
Lincoln Park
N. Clark St & N. Lincoln Ave
Wednesdays and Saturdays, 7am–1pm
June through October (Outdoors)
West Loop, Mary Bartelme Park
115 S. Sangamon St
Saturdays, 8am–1pm
November through April (Indoors)
Peggy Notebaert Museum
2430 N. Cannon Dr.
Saturdays, 8am–1pm

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