Tour de Tequila: The Art of Luxury Tequila Making with Don Julio
Oct
1
4:00 pm16:00

Tour de Tequila: The Art of Luxury Tequila Making with Don Julio

  • Morgan's on Fulton

Have you been enjoying Margaritas for years and are now ready to learn more about the main ingredient? Well, then do not miss this seminar! Tequila Don Julio will share the intricacies of every step of the production process – from the cooking, fermenting, distilling and aging of tequila.  

Pizza Icons Converge: Stories, History and Pies
Oct
1
4:00 pm16:00

Pizza Icons Converge: Stories, History and Pies

  • Morgan's On Fulton

Chicago pizza history runs deep, and its evolution continues. Join Pizza Museum founder Kendall Bruns for a conversation with Dave Bonomi (Coalfire), Derrick Tung (Paulie Gee’s Logan Square), and others for stories on the lineage and state of Chicago pizza today.

How Restaurants Reshape Neighborhoods
Oct
1
2:00 pm14:00

How Restaurants Reshape Neighborhoods

  • Morgan's On Fulton

Join this panel of chefs for a look at the evolution for restaurants in new neighborhoods and how outposts can turn into hotspots, including: Jason Hammel of Lula Cafe, Matthias Merges of Yusho and John Manion of La Sirena.

Foodpreneurship: From Maker to Marketer
Oct
1
2:00 pm14:00

Foodpreneurship: From Maker to Marketer

  • Morgan's on Fulton

After learning how the chefs mass market their products, discover how some of Chicago's top food entrepreneurs and product developers have built successful brands. Get an inside look at some of the top trends in the food space and find out what it takes to start your own successful business.

New Models for Economic Change: How to Fix the Broken System
Oct
1
1:00 pm13:00

New Models for Economic Change: How to Fix the Broken System

  • Morgan's On Fulton

From new ways to manage tables and reservations, to issues around paying employees good wages and benefits, chefs need a better support system to collaborate and share advice on these important issues. Join chefs Jason Hammel, Andy Ricker of Pok Pok, Beverly Kim of Parachute and others for this roundtable discussion.

Kellogg's® Cereal Bar Throwdown
Oct
1
12:00 pm12:00

Kellogg's® Cereal Bar Throwdown

  • Morgan's on Fulton Rooftop

Join Chef Brian Jupiter of Frontier, Chef Joanna Stachon of Ada Street, and Chef Mike Sheerin at noon on Saturday at Taste Talks for a one-of-a-kind Kellogg’s® Cereal Bar Throwdown where these chefs will compete live to create the best cereal creations using secret ingredients.

Adventures of Fat Rice, A Macanese Tacho Demo
Oct
1
11:30 am11:30

Adventures of Fat Rice, A Macanese Tacho Demo

  • Morgan's On Fulton 2nd Floor

With his upcoming October book release, Chef Abe Conlon of Fat Rice will share the background on one of the dishes from the book, and expand your understanding of Macanese food and culture.

The Forgotten History of Chicago Restaurants
Oct
1
11:00 am11:00

The Forgotten History of Chicago Restaurants

  • Morgan's On Fulton Rooftop

Chicago Magazine's Dining Editor Penny Pollack, alongside Spiaggia's Tony Mantuano, chef Matthias Merges, and also Tony Quartaro of the recently opened Dixie discuss the evolution of Chicago's dining scene, sharing a bit of the city's forgotten history.

The Even Tempered Kitchen: A Shift Toward Openness and Inclusivity
Oct
1
10:30 am10:30

The Even Tempered Kitchen: A Shift Toward Openness and Inclusivity

  • Morgan's On Fulton Basement

Join Michael Gebert of Fooditor for a conversation on this issue with chef Iliana Regan (Elizabeth, Kitsune, and Bunny), restauranteur and somm Alpana Singh (Boarding House), and others for a conversation on pushing the future kitchen to greatness, along with making it a place for openness, inclusivity and an overall more pleasurable experience.

A Chef Roundtable on Sourcing, Foraging and Sustainability in the Kitchen
Oct
1
10:00 am10:00

A Chef Roundtable on Sourcing, Foraging and Sustainability in the Kitchen

  • Morgan's On Fulton Rooftop

Join chefs CJ Jacobson of Ema and previously from LA, Rebecca LaMalfa of the Virgin Hotels, Johnny Anderes of The Kitchen and Ryan Sand of Bernie's Lunch & Supper for a discussion on the ways that they have navigated this ecosystem and found new ways to source the ingredients they bring to their cuisine.

Biscuit Bar Brunch!
Oct
1
9:55 am09:55

Biscuit Bar Brunch!

  • Morgan's On Fulton Rooftop

Kick off the conference by digging into our Biscuit Bar Brunch at Taste Talks Brooklyn, featuring Chicago's iconic Bang Bang Pie Shop.