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City Fresh Market hosts and participates in special events and festivals throughout the year!

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Pastoral’s Artisan Producer Festival

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Saturday, April 27, 2013
11:00am – 3:00pm

Chicago French Market
131 North Clinton Street, Chicago, IL

Join us at our Chicago French Market outpost for this FREE food & wine festival featuring more than 80 culinary producers from around the world.

You’ll have the chance to meet talented and award-winning artisans, experience their products and celebrate small batch food, beer, spirits and wine.

Stop by our outpost at Chicago French Market, and sample wines from the Balkans along with Burek and other traditional European specialties that we are known for making in-house at City Fresh Market!

At last year’s Artisan Producer Festival 2012, City Fresh Market co-founder Danny Kovacevic stands with Alpana Singh, acclaimed sommelier / host of Check Please! on WTTW-TV / restaurateur and owner of The Boarding House.

At last year’s Artisan Producer Festival 2012, City Fresh Market co-founder Danny Kovacevic stands with Alpana Singh, acclaimed sommelier / host of Check Please! on WTTW-TV / restaurateur and owner of The Boarding House.

Guests enjoy food, wine, beer and spirits at the 2012 Artisan Producer Festival.

Guests enjoy food, wine, beer and spirits at the 2012 Artisan Producer Festival.

 

Fete!

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A celebration of the best food and design in Chicago

City Fresh Market participated at the Fete night market on Thursday, April 3, 2013.

We sampled and sold an assortment of our European specialties to the more than 1,000 food and design enthusiasts who attended the evening event.

Think Ajvar, Burek, Cevapi and traditional Turkish pastries like Baklava and Kataifi…a good time was had by all!

We hope to participate at the next Fete night market when it is announced!

Come fete with City Fresh Market!

Come fete with City Fresh Market!

Greek Islands Cooking Demo

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Together with Chef Peter Kappos of Greek Islands Restaurant, we hosted a demo to make pan-fried smelts—a delicious dish from the Mediterranean

On March 13, 2013, we collaborated with acclaimed Greek Islands Restaurant on a cooking demo at our Chicago French Market outpost. Chef Peter Kappos prepared pan-fried smelts, and offered tastings to our customers. Guests are invited to visit Greek Islands and order pan-fried smelts from the menu, or pick up smelts at City Fresh Market and prepare the recipe at home.

Watch the TV video clip here, and find our favorite recipe for pan-fried smelts.

Chef Peter Kappos of Greek Islands Restaurant prepares pan-fried smelts in a demo for customers—guests are invited to pick up smelts at City Fresh Market to prepare the recipe at home.

Chef Peter Kappos of Greek Islands Restaurant prepares pan-fried smelts in a demo for customers—guests are invited to pick up smelts at City Fresh Market to prepare the recipe at home.

Eurofest 2013

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Festival of European fare, artisan vendors and specialty food products at Chicago French Market

On February 9, 2013, City Fresh Market participated in Eurofest 2013! We hosted a burek demo with our own Bojan “The Burek Man” Aleksic, and sampled many of our traditional European imports and specialties made in-house daily at City Fresh Market. Guests enjoyed cooking demonstrations, special tastings and live European music throughout the day at our outpost in Chicago French Market.

Bojan “The Burek Man” Aleksic makes traditional Burek with our own house-made phyllo dough at City Fresh Market.

Bojan “The Burek Man” Aleksic makes traditional Burek with our own house-made phyllo dough at City Fresh Market.

Late Night Andersonville

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Together with the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce and Andersonville Kitchen & Bath, City Fresh Market participated in the annual Late Night Andersonville shopping event.

On November 30, 2012, City Fresh Market participated in the Late Night Andersonville shopping event for the holidays, and provided European pastries baked fresh at City Fresh Market for all event attendees who visited Andersonville Kitchen & Bath that evening.

$1 Burek Day

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A celebration of the Burek—traditional street food of the Balkans

City Fresh Market’s way of introducing everyone to Burek, baked fresh daily with our own house-made phyllo dough

We welcomed hundreds of guests to our inaugural $1 Burek Day on November 29, 2012, at City Fresh Market.

A chance to celebrate the Burek, and introduce all Chicagoans to this traditional street food of the Balkans that we make in-house from scratch at City Fresh Market.

Stay tuned for our next $1 Burek Day, a celebration of this traditional street food of the Balkans.

Stay tuned for our next $1 Burek Day, a celebration of this traditional street food of the Balkans.

Food Film Festival

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City Fresh Market hosted the VIP Friday Night Party for this annual food film festival hosted in Chicago, Charleston and New York

City Fresh Market was a proud sponsor and host at the celebrated Food Film Festival, a competitive film festival focused on food held each year in Chicago, Charleston and New York.

A blast, and we hope to participate again and again!

City Fresh Market co-founder Danny Kovacevic in traditional Montenegrin dress, together with the Food Film Festival team.

City Fresh Market co-founder Danny Kovacevic in traditional Montenegrin dress, together with the Food Film Festival team.

7th Anniversary Celebration

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7th Anniversary Celebration for City Fresh Market with Bill Kurtis

In 2011, City Fresh Market celebrated seven years in business and thanked our customers with a full week of free tastings, cooking demonstrations and exclusive offers—including a visit with Bill Kurtis, CBS anchor and founder of Tallgrass Beef

On June 4, 2011, Bill Kurtis visited City Fersh Market and autographed copies of his book, The Prairie Table cookbook. Shoppers who made a $100 or more purchase received a free autographed copy of the cookbook, and everyone enjoyed meeting Mr. Kurtis while enjoying a grilling demo with Chef Matt Eversman who shared tips for grilling grass-fed Tallgrass Beef available at City Fresh Market.

CBS Anchor and Tallgrass Beef founder Bill Kurtis signs copies of The Prairie Table cookbook as part of City Fresh Market’s 7th Anniversary Celebration.

CBS Anchor and Tallgrass Beef founder Bill Kurtis signs copies of The Prairie Table cookbook as part of City Fresh Market’s 7th Anniversary Celebration.