Spring Flours Annual Benefit to support the Celiac Disease Center

May 13, 2014

WHAT: The University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center Spring Flours Annual Benefit
WHEN: 6:00 p.m. Friday, May 16, 2014
WHERE: Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers, 301 E. North Water St., Chicago
HOW: Purchase tickets at http://www.cureceliacdisease.org

On May 16, 2014, the University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center is hosting the annual Spring Flours gluten-free benefit. The event will feature more than 25 gluten-free tasting stations hosted by some of Chicago's best chefs and bakers, a live auction and a restaurant gift card sale.

Spring Flours is the center's major fundraiser of the year, designed to raise money to support ongoing research and treatment for patients with celiac disease.

"We are delighted to bring together the best gluten-free chefs and bakers to provide a care-free evening of food, freedom and fundraising," said Carol Shilson, Executive Director of the University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center. "Those living with celiac disease can't often relax when dining out. Spring Flours makes it deliciously possible to do so. The goal of the evening is to raise funds for our important work, most notably finding a cure, but it is also gratifying to see genuine enjoyment on the faces of attendees."

The event starts at 6 pm at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers, 301 E. North Water St., Chicago. Tickets are on sale now at cureceliacdisease.org for $175 each; a reserved table of 10 is $2,000.

Gluten-free tasting stations will feature:

Beatrix

New Planet Beer

Biaggi's Ristorante Italiano

OMG … It's Gluten Free

Blue Plate Catering

Osteria Via Stato

Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba!

Pinstripes

City Park Grill

Real Urban BBQ

Cooper's Hawk Winery and Restaurants

South Water Kitchen

Crispin Cider

Stella Barra Pizzeria

Da Luciano's Ristorante

Summer House Santa Monica

Do-Rite Donuts

Sweet Ali's Gluten Free Bakery

Francesca's Restaurants

Swirlz Cupcakes

LYFE Kitchen

The Claim Company of Northbrook

Marcello's Restaurant

Vermont Hard Cider

Mity Nice Bar & Grill

Wildfire

Mon Ami Gabi

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