EMH Foundation’s Chef Fest raises $82,000 for Elmhurst Hospital

Elmhurst Hospital teen volunteers Erina Maranda (from left), Kendall Vorel and Kate Veach, all of Elmhurst, and Claire Kawiecki of Riverside sample the fare at the 17th annual Chef Fest at Drury Lane. (Photo provided by Edward-Elmhurst Health)

The Elmhurst Memorial Hospital Foundation raised $82,000 at its 17th annual Chef Fest on Feb. 16 at the Drury Lane Theatre & Conference Center in Oakbrook Terrace.

Proceeds will support Elmhurst Hospital’s efforts to provide future service enhancements in order to maintain its commitment to delivering state-of-the-art healthcare to the community.

(Photos provided by Edward-Elmhurst Health)

Nearly 700 people attended the event, which included a variety of signature menu items produced by chefs from prominent local restaurants, bakeries and caterers, who donate their time and talent.

Chef Fest 2017 participants included:

Armand’s Victory Tap, Barbakoa, Buca di Beppo, Cuvée Cellars, Davanti Enoteca, Devon Seafood + Steak, Drury Lane, El Tapeo, Emilio’s Tapas, Fitz’s Pub, Fitz’s Spare Keys, Francesca’s Amici, Glen Prairie Local Flavor Fine Food & Drink, Hillgrove Tap, Lezza Spumoni & Desserts, Mon Ami Gabi, Nothing Bundt Cakes, Old Town Pour House, Pinstripes, Real Urban BBQ, Redstone, Seasons 52, The Silverado Grill, Starbuck’s at Elmhurst Hospital, Tannins, White Pines Golf Club, Wildfire and WILDFLOWER Café at Elmhurst Hospital

For more information about the EMH Foundation and upcoming events, visit www.emhfoundation.org/events or call 331-221-0388.