Cooper's Hawk | Friends of Cooper's Hawk Event
A Cooking Competition with Chef Richard Blais

Join us on September 29 in Chicago for a cooking competition like no other with Celebrity Chef, Author & Restauranteur, Richard Blais, seen on Bravo’s Top Chef & Top Chef Amateur.

Chef Blais will be hosting our first-ever Wine Club cooking competition. Cooper's Hawk Wine Club Members will battle it out for a grand prize valued at $600.

This exciting Friends of Cooper’s Hawk event will feature a cocktail hour and delicious 3-course dinner curated by Chef Blais! We hope you can join us!

To purchase tickets for this event, please click here. (Currently, all tickets are sold out!)


Event Menu
  • Sparkling Rosé Greet
  • Passed Appetizers: Lobster Roll, Swedish Meatballs, Tuna Tostada
  • Baby Gem Caesar Salad: Marinated Artichokes, Pretzel Croissant Croutons, Avocado Caesar Dressing | Paired with Unoaked Chardonnay
  • Applewood Bacon Wrapped Filet Mignon: Parsnip Creamed Spinach, Pickled Wild Mushrooms, Steak Jus | Paired with Camille Proud
  • White Chocolate Passionfruit Buttercake: Cranberry Preserves, Toasted Macadamia Nuts | Paired with our Passion Fruit Fizz
  • Mae District 19 E. 21st St. | Chicago, IL 60616
  • Tickets are $100 per person. Maximum of 4 tickets per Wine Club Member.
  • Tickets on sale August 16 at 10 a.m. CST.
  • Wine Club sign-in is required to purchase tickets.
  • Wine Club Guests must be 21+.
  • Please note: we are following the state/local requirements to protect our Guests and Team Members, requiring all event attendees entering the venue to wear a face covering or mask.

Become a Wine Club Member and experience our Friends of Cooper’s Hawk events. These dinners, book signings, wine tastings, and chef presentations are an opportunity to interact with celebrity chefs and sommeliers. These special evenings provide a warm, intimate, and memorable way to expand your knowledge of both food and wine.