If you thought the Giardiniera infused paczki that made its debut Fat Tuesday from JP Graziano was peak Chicago style flavor combo, wait til you see what they have in store with their Esmé (2200 N Clark Street) partnership. Michelin-starred Esmé in partnership with Chicago’s favorite Italian deli, JP Graziano will debut a week-long of special flavored Chicago-style eats. Kicking off on Tuesday, May 23rd, guests can purchase special Giardinera-dusted Flamin’ Hot Cheetos served in oversized packs. Made in house with a custom machine, the dish is Chef Jenner Tomaska’s fun and whimsical approach to fine dining. The cheetos will be available for purchase for $15.00 per bag at both JP Graziano (901 W Randolph Street) and Esmé until Saturday, May 27th.
Chef Jenner and JP Graziano’s have teamed up to offer a specialty sandwich available for one-day-only on Saturday, May 27th,! Guests can indulge in a signature sandwich prepared by Chef Jenner featuring Braised Beef Tongue, slaw, cilantro ramp mayo, pickled ramps, annatto seed, and brown spiced muffuletta served on JP Graziano’s signature bread. The sandwich will be available to purchase for $15.00 starting at 11:00 am until they sell out.
Esmè, a mission-driven and community-focused, ever-evolving fine-dining tasting menu restaurant founded by Chef Jenner Tomaska and his wife/partner Katrina Bravo. Lincoln Park situated Esmé offers a tasting menu experience that fully transforms each quarter to reveal inspiration from Chicago’s vibrant creative culture. JP Graziano is a fourth-generation family-owned Italian grocery store located in the heart of the West Loop.
WHEN:Tuesday, May 23rd through Saturday, May 27th
WHERE: 901 W Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60607 and 2200 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60614
At Esmé guests are treated to a tasting menu experience that fully transforms each quarter to reveal inspiration from Chicago’s vibrant creative culture. With each collaboration, Esmé partners with local artists, creatives, and luminaries to create an entirely new experience every 12 weeks that tells a story about the partner’s work through thoughtfully-composed dishes, music, and hand-crafted service pieces.
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