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Food Network Stars and John Mayer to Perform at Ravinia

Mark down September 20 on this year's Ravinia schedule. That's the day when Food Network personalities—and John Mayer—will take the same stage in Highland Park.

More than 50 chefs will descend on the picturesque venue on the north shore, including Anne Burrell, Jeff Mauro, Marc Murphy, and Geoffrey Zakarian. Event organizers will announce additional chefs and musicians, including local chefs, at a later date. Follow the website for announcements.

The event benefits Share Our Strength. Ticket sales begin on April 24, check out the release below.

Seven-Time Grammy-Winning Artist John Mayer to Headline Full Day of Music and Food Experiences
First-of-Its-Kind Event at Ravinia in Highland Park to Take Place Sept. 20, 2014

CHICAGO, IL (Feb. 27, 2014) – This fall, Food Network Magazine will create the first-ever Food Network in Concert event at Ravinia, a jam-packed day of live music and spectacular food featuring some of today's best music and culinary talent.

This all-day experience will take place on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, at Ravinia, the nation's oldest and most programmatically diverse music festival, and will be headlined by seven-time Grammy-winning recording artist John Mayer, who has sold more than 20 million albums worldwide. Other can't-miss live-music performances will take place throughout the day accompanied by mouthwatering dishes from many of Food Network's most popular personalities, including Anne Burrell, Alex Guarnaschelli, Jose Garces, Jeff Mauro, Marc Murphy, Geoffrey Zakarian, and more. Additional musical and food talent, including some of Chicago's most celebrated chefs, will be announced in the coming weeks.

This first-of-its-kind event brings the "rock stars" of the food and music worlds together, with multiple music stages, lively cooking demos, wine and food tastings, talent meet-and-greet opportunities, and much more, creating an unforgettable food and entertainment experience at Ravinia.

Produced by New York-based experiential + music agency Pop2Life, Food Network in Concert at Ravinia will benefit Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry® campaign, and will be made possible by the following confirmed sponsors to date: al fresco all natural, Islands Of The Bahamas, the National Pork Board, and Transitions Optical.

For more information on ticket availability and the event schedule, visit


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