Starving Artist: Pairing Food & Art for a Cause

June 3, 2015 by Kenmore


Starving Artist 2015, Chicago Artists Coalition’s annual benefit, is coming up on June 25. Kenmore was a sponsor of last year’s Starving Artist event, which pairs the city’s most inspiring visual artists with its most innovative culinary talent for a night that delights your senses. From honeybees to Columbian culture, let’s look back at Starving Artist 2014.

What is the relationship between art and food? The participating chefs and artists explore that topic in this video:

Chef Matthias Merges of Yusho and visual artist Luftwerk discuss The Art of Food:

Chef Kyle Peterson (Fulton Market Kitchen) and visual artist Edyta Stepien discuss how our view of what’s natural has shifted.

Chef Jared Van Camp (Element Collective) and artist Ali Nori discuss the importance of Honey Bees in this video:

Colombian artist Diana Gabriel and Chef Chris Pandel (The Bristol/Balena) discuss the convergence of cooking and culture, and the need for new experiences.

Chef Matthias Merges, of Yusho, shares his Logan Poser Ramen recipe for the Starving Artist 2014 event. This ain’t your cheap, college food:

Chef Kyle Peterson, of Fulton Market Kitchen, shares his Imitation vs Reality Crab Canape Recipe:

Chef Jared Van Camp — Old Town Social, Nellcote, and Owen + Alchemy — shares his Honey & Ricotta Beignet Recipe. Or, as he likes to call it, the poor man’s donut.

Chef Chris Pandel, of The Bristol, shares his receipe for Ajiaco, a peasant style chicken soup:

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