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Tastemaker tickets are sold on session-based entry. Tickets for Tastemaker Chicago are offered for four different sessions, with 2 chef collaborations featured at each session:

Friday Aug 17th 1:00-5:00pm

Friday Aug 17th 7:00-11:00pm

Saturday Aug 18th 1:00-5:00pm

Saturday Aug 18th 7:00-11:00pm

    Our all-inclusive tickets are priced at $65 - Pay once and all of this is included in your ticket:

    • Entry and full access to all of the amazing food, drink and activities across  your 4 hour session at Tastemaker Chicago
    • All of the never before seen dishes from the 2 chefs collaborations at the Tastemaker Kitchen each session.
    • All of the samples from the restaurants, wineries, breweries and other artisan producers at the festival
    • Access to all of the awesome experiences and live entertainment at the festival.

    Tastemaker Chicago is a 21+ event. All ticket holders must be 21 or older with valid ID to consume alcohol.  The Festival promotes responsible drinking. 

    Capital One Kickoff Dinner - Graham Elliot x Matthias Merges

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    Capital One cardholders have access to an exclusive pre-opening dinner at Gideon Sweet on Aug 16th, 6-11pm prepared and hosted by two of our Tastemasters - Graham Elliot and Matthias Merges.

    This initimate 5 course collaborative tasting menu is priced at $250 (plus taxes + fees), and includes a welcome cocktail, full drinks flight, chef meet and greets, and a gift bag. N.B Does not include a Tastemaker Chicago Ticket.   

    Access code is the first 6 digits of your Capital One Card

    Capital One Cardholder Benefits 

    Capital One cardholders will enjoy the full all-inclusive Tastemaker experience included in the general admission tickets, plus:

    • Priority entry at all sessions.
    • A limited number of Capital One Early Bird tickets, offered at $55 ($10 off General release tickets). While supplies last!
    • 30 minutes early access to Friday & Saturday's afternoon sessions for the first 500 guests.