Art Smith To Cook At Taste Of Chicago - Chicagotribune.com

The Fear no ART dinner party will occupy the tent July 10, featuring Sepia chef Andrew Zimmerman. Paul Virant, executive chef and partner at Vie and Perennial Virant, will headline on July 11. On July 12, Nico Osteria chefs Erling Wu-Bower and Amanda Rockman will host, and the final dinner on July 13 will feature Matthias Merges, chef and owner of A10, Billy Sunday and Yusho. As in past years, students from Washburne Culinary Institute in Chicago will assist in the preparation and serving of the dinners. Also going on sale Thursday are pavilion-seating tickets for concerts by AWOLNATION and Saints of Valory on July 9; Janelle Monae and Gary Clark Jr. on July 10, Nickel Creek, Emmylou Harris and Parker Millsap on July 11, Jeff Tweedy and Lucinda Williams on July 12, and Aloe Blacc and The Wailers on July 13. Ticket prices vary. Copyright 2014 Chicago Tribune Company, LLC chi-art-smith-taste-of-chicago-20140519 We've upgraded our reader commenting system. Learn more . The Chicago Tribune welcomes civil dialogue; you must register to participate. We filter comments for adherence to our Terms of Service , but not for accuracy. By commenting, you agree to these legal terms . For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/chi-art-smith-taste-of-chicago-20140519,0,2588197.column