Kouzina 2016: A Twist on Greek Classics

CHICAGO, IL – Don’t miss Kouzina 2016 — the most anticipated Greek food and wine event of the year.

The National Hellenic Museum’s annual Greek food festival gives leading chefs the opportunity to showcase their unique vision of Greek cuisine.

The party runs from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Nov. 3 at the National Hellenic Museum, 333 S. Halsted St

This event is more than just a fundraiser; it’s a celebration of the food and wine that nurtures our souls

“It is an incredible opportunity for both the chefs and our guests to explore the rich legacy and tradition of Greek food and wine and to experience it through a contemporary lens,” said Rena Lee, Director of Museum Experience. “The chefs delight and surprise us each year with their twists on Greek classics such as moussaka and roasted lamb.”

The list of chefs includes:

Louis Alexakis of Avli Estatorio

Jimmy Bannos of Heaven on Seven

Andres Barrera of City Winery

John Boudouvas of Mia Figlia

George Bournas of Psistaria Greek Taverna

George Engel of City Gate Grille

Mario Kalampogias of Plateia Mediterranean Kitchen

Pete Kappos of Greek Islands

Peter Minaki of Kalofagas Supper Club (Toronto)

Jorgina Pereira of Sinha

Devon Quinn of Eden

Massimo Salatino of Francesca’s

Rick Spiros of Bento Box

This year’s event will feature an expanded wine and beer tasting area on the second floor, providing more space in the popular dessert lounge for the tables of delicious sweets and confections from Sweet Connection, Donna’s Carrot Cake, Pan Hellenic Pastry Shop, and more.

Tickets are $125, but may be purchased at a reduced cost of $100 through Oct. 21 at http://www.nationalhellenicmusem.org or by phone at 312-655-1234

Kouzina at the National Hellenic Museum

Kouzina at the National Hellenic Museum

Kouzina at the National Hellenic Museum

Kouzina at the National Hellenic Museum


Rena Lee  •  Director of Museum Experience • National Hellenic Museum

333 South Halsted St., Chicago, Illinois 60661

T: 312.655.1234 ext. 27  F: 312.655.1221  C: 224.565.2982