Rebel: Rockabilly to Rock & Roll!

February 23, 2019

Palmer House Hilton Hotel


Join us for our 14th annual gala, and help us create the next generation of Pastry Chefs!

The theme for 2.23.2019 is Rebel, from Rockabilly to Rock and Roll!

Betty the Baker, our Rebel with a cause, leads one fun evening of Gourmet food, Dancing to Rock and Rockabilly, Pin-up Fashion Show, Tiki Bar Cocktails and an all over 1950’s nostalgic rally from 7:00 PM to 12:00 AM. How many of your friends can fit into our Phone Booth (What’s that?)?

With your ticket you get:

  • Open premium bars featuring Eris Cider, Lagunita’s Beer, Maison Georges Vigouroux French Wines, CH Vodka & Gin, Maker’s Mark Bourbon, Tanduay Rum and many more!

  • A delicious gourmet retro dining experience from 18 top chefs from 7 PM to 9:30 PM

  • A chocolate extravaganza from over 70 of Chicago’s top culinary, pastry, baking and confectionery artisans

  • A Retro Pinup Fashion Show

  • Two dance floors, two DJ’s (Anacron Allen and Matt Roan and a Live Rockabilly performace from Rosie and The Rivets

  • And a few surprises not to be missed!

An event like no other, all while supporting the Chefs of the future!

Don’t wait! Click the button below for our Rebel Rate!

The Rebel Recipe


  • 2 Cool Cat DJ’s
  • 1 Rockabilly Band
  • 40 pastry and confectionery chef stations
  • 18 top Gourmet Savory Creations
  • 12 Open premium bars
  • 1500 Good Eggs dressed in pinup & 1950’s Rockabilly Clothes
  • 1 great  Palmer House Hotel
In 3 Grand Ballrooms, Mix in 1500 Good Eggs dressed in their finest Rockabilly attire. 

Whisk amongst Interactive Spectacles and wait for the good eggs to mingle, grind and munch.

2 hours in, whip all the eggs together in front of the Grand Runway for a Pin-up Fashion Show.

Once they come to a fine froth, parade them back into the Rad Red bowl and Jive to Rosie and her Rivets.

Bake to perfection!

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