Sam Toia, Dina Wolf and Clinton Wolf
Rochelle Baker, Adam Thomas, Laura Rahilly, Jim McGuire and Susan Fleischman
Anthony McClain, Rochelle Trotter and Kara Rosenbaum
Laura Rahilly and Adam Thomas
Jammie Gold, Jennifer Chams, Jennifer McDonough, Katherine Genson, Denise Dayan and Monica MacKenzie Koznicki
Illinois Restaurant Association and Charlie Trotter's Culinary Education Foundation, along with host Emeril Lagasse, presented a toast to Charlie Trotter at the Hyatt Regency Crystal Ballroom. Guests in attendance enjoyed an intimate lunch with honorary co-chair Mayor Rahm Emanuel and previewed Emeril's new cookbook, all while paying tribute to culinary icon, Charlie Trotter.
Photography by: Joey Schiappa