Chefs' Auction Returning March 5th

Posted on Feb 17 2020 by Rob Steinmetz

This year's event is sold out, however, we may have cancellations. 

Email [email protected] to be placed on our waiting list.


"Save the Date" cards for your guests:  PDF  JPG

Chefs' Auction is a "tasting" style event, featuring some of the Southland's most prominent restaurants who share their best bites around the entire perimeter of the room. A diverse silent auction (that anyone can participate in online - see link below) also takes place, featuring event tickets, gift baskets, sports memorabilia, special experiences and much more. The highlight of the night is a fast-paced, high-energy live auction featuring packages donated by every participating restaurant. Elaborate packages from each restaurant typically sell for $1,500-$8,000 during the very spirited bidding. A special "paddle raise" is also conducted, giving guests the opportunity to make monthly or one-time direct investments in thousands of students at The Bridge Teen Center. Special gifts are offered to everyone who participates in the paddle raise portion of the event. 

Confirmed 2020 restaurant participants include:

  • Dancing Marlin
  • Rocco Vino's
  • Franklin's Public House
  • Joey's Red Hots
  • Connect Roasters
  • Siam Marina
  • Nothing Bundt Cakes
  • Wooden Paddle
  • City BBQ
  • Cooper's Hawk
  • Chuy's
  • Texas de Brazil
  • P.F. Changs
  • Farmhouse Academy

The event also features a "Dine Out for a Year" raffle, where the winner receives (12) $100 gift cards to twelve different upscale Chicagoland restaurants. Winner need not be present to win. Tickets can be purchased by clicking here.


LP Coaching
Edward Jones - Rick Powell
Rizza Auto Group


Providence Bank


Sterk Family Law Group


Heide Wealth Management
LaGrange Materials
Azteca Foods
NuMark Credit Union
Mayor Keith Pekau
Orland Primary Care/DuPage Medical Group
People's Bank
Associates in Professional Counseling
Michuda Construction
Bettenhausen Auto Group
Coldwell Banker
Charles Schwab


Marquette Bank
Grant Thornton 
Orland Park Chamber of Commerce
Olivet Nazarene University
CDM Legacy Properties, LLC
Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors
Republic Bank
Friends of John Mehalek
Thrivent Community
Law Office of Dan Calandriello
M.R. Lee Building Supply
Catherine's Gardens
22nd Century Media


Thank you to our host venue, Silver Lake Country Club!

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