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Raw Chef Demos at Good Food Festival March 16th!

Raw Chefs Blake and Nirel will be doing FREE Demos at the Good Food Festival & Conference!

Good Food Commons  Micro Chef How To Sessions:

Chef Blake:  Seed and Nut Mylks: How to make a Raw Chai  2:30 - 2:50

Chef Nirel:  Herbal and Spice Blends: Spices for Heart Health featuring a Raw Chocolate Pudding 12:30 - 12:50

Raw Chef Demos at Synergize Chicago at Booth # 220, 221 (by Food Court)

Chef Blake 1:00pm - Raw Chai and the Secrets of Seed and Nut Mylks

Chef Nirel 11:00am - Spiced Raw Chocolate Pudding - Healing Herbs and Spices


Chef Blake:

Chef Nirel:

Synergize Chicago will have Chef Demos at Booth #220, come by to sign up for raw food, cleanses and healthy lifestyle classes, educational newsletter, and free give-aways! Synergize Chicago is your resource for healthy and sustainable living in Chicago!

Synergize Chicago offers fun educational ("info-tainment") classes, events and festivals in nutrition, detox & cleanses, raw food preparation, vegan cooking, and integrative health & healthy lifestyles. Claudia & Ariane, Co-Founders of Synergize Chicago, believe everyone can enjoy a healthy and happy lifestyle and can easily integrate activities and new skills to have high energy, live better and feel fantastic. Focusing on bringing nationally known speakers to Chicago who promote healthy eating and a healthy lifestyle, they provide customized workshops, as well as, annual Vegetarian/Vegan/Raw Food Festivals and retreats.

More on Good Food Fest Schedule:

Festival Overview and Workshop Schedules:

Tickets: $10 before, $15 at the door (Includes our Raw Food Demos with Blake and Nirel)

Festival Workshop tickets: $35 before

Special Workshop with Sandor Katz on Fermentation: $75 before (9am - Noon)

Directions and Parking:

UIC Forum – 725 West Roosevelt Road, Chicago, IL Directions:

From the Dan Ryan Expressway, Interstate 90/94:
From the North, exit at 52A, Taylor St/Roosevelt Road
From the South, exit at 52B Taylor St/Roosevelt Road


Park at any of the UIC parking lots nearby UIC Forum:
Lot 6, across the street at 1109 S Halsted — $9/daily event parking
Lot 5, one block west at 1145 S Morgan — $9/daily event parking
Lot 4, one block north at 760 W Taylor
Lot 14, a 3 story garage two blocks south at 705 W. Maxwell Street


The Good Food Festival is produced by FamilyFarmed, they bring together farmers, food businesses, sustainable food advocates, chefs, families, and individual consumers. (

March 16, 2013
at the UIC Forum
725 W. Roosevelt
Chicago, IL 60608

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  • rawgirl A.

    fantastic event!!! thanks everyone for visiting our booth, watching our chef demos with amazing Blake and Nirel, spreading the word about our upcoming RAW classes, and for learning about the dangers of GMOs! thanks to all our awesome volunteers - Tiffani, Ingrid, Gosia, Gabi, and Joan!! thanks Blake and Nirel for all your wonderful raw demos, and much thanks to Claudia for making this great event happen!

    March 17, 2013

  • rawgirl A.

    wish i could be there, out of town.....have fun!

    March 15, 2013


    Can't make it but would love to have the raw choc pudding recipe if possible.

    March 15, 2013

  • rawgirl A.

    yes 11am to 3pm is best time, altho try to get there at 10:30am because it will take a few minutes to find Booth 220 for the demos...

    March 15, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    It looks like the times I want to be there are from 11-3.

    March 13, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I won't be bringing any guests as I have other arrangements in Chicago to make.

    March 13, 2013

  • rawgirl A.

    meeting place: Booth 220 by the Food Court! Bring your friends!

    March 13, 2013

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