Join us for an evening of creative writing, amazing food, and inspiring music as we celebrate the creativity and craftsmanship of Chicago’s food and writing scene

– all in support of 826CHI. 

Eat Your Words: an Evening of Food and Stories is inspired by an 826CHI creative writing workshop that brings Chicago’s top culinary talent together with students to explore the connection between food and writing. 

 

T H E  D A T E

October 06: Mad Hatter Day,  National Noodle Day,

National German American Day, Garlic Lovers' Day,

And most importantly … the date for Eat Your Words: an Evening of Food and Stories

 

T H E  P L A C E

Formerly a foundry, Ovation is a completely reimagined, modern-industrial event space located along a serene, off-the-beaten-path stretch of Fulton Street. 

Ovation • 2324 W. Fulton Street • Chicago

Ample street parking available.

 

T H E  I M A G I N A T I O N

TASTES

BOKA
Cellar Door Provisions
Dos Urban Cantina
MFK.
Parson's Chicken & Fish
St. Lou's Assembly
STOCK

 

TOASTS

3 Floyds
Dark Matter Coffee
 Moneygun
Punch House
Scofflaw
Seasons Soda

 

WORDS

Dave Eggers
Luis Alberto Urrea
Isabella, 826CHI food writing student
Kendra Curry-Khanna
Anna D. Shapiro

 

SOUNDS

JC Brooks Stripped Down & Cabaret Style

 

"I think the first pizza ever was made in Chicago. A pizza person came up with it."

— Antonio, Grade 3

S P O N S O R S

826CHI is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting students ages 6 to 18 with their creative and expository writing skills, and to helping teachers inspire their students to write.

Our services are structured around the understanding that great leaps in learning can happen with one-on-one attention, and that strong writing skills are fundamental to future success.

 

8 2 6 C H I  •  1276 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60622  •  www.826chi.org • 773.772.8108

 

For sponsorship inquiries, please email stien@826chi.org