is the chef at Vie and Perennial Virant.
Organic black bean falafel, spicy mayo, pickled peppers, pea shoots, cilantro, and lemon-garlic vinaigrette.
The Cause: Frontera Farmer Foundation
The Frontera Farmer Foundation promotes small, sustainable farms serving the Chicago area by providing them with capital development grants. It was started out of concern for struggling farmers and the importance of local produce to the vitality of Chicago’s culinary culture.