Chef and owner of Vie and Vistro. Virant is a four-time James Beard Foundation “Best Chef: Great Lakes” finalist and was named “Best New Chef” by Food & Wine in 2007 and “Best New Chef” by Chicago Magazine in 2005. He also received the 2007 Jean Banchet Award for Culinary Excellence as “Top Celebrity Chef” and has competed on Food...
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Paul Virant (Chicago, IL)

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Chef and owner of Vie and Vistro. Virant is a four-time James Beard Foundation “Best Chef: Great Lakes” finalist and was named “Best New Chef” by Food & Wine in 2007 and “Best New Chef” by Chicago Magazine in 2005. He also received the 2007 Jean Banchet Award for Culinary Excellence as “Top Celebrity Chef” and has competed on Food Network’s “Iron Chef America.” His flagship restaurant, Vie, earned a Michelin star in 2011.

 

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Maple Glazed St. Louis Ribs with Mac & Cheese and Cabbage with Bacon and Corn

 

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Hunter-Style Pork Chops, Butternut Puree with Browned Butter and Winter Roots

 

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Grilled Pork Tenderloin Panzanella Salad

 

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Pork Loin Scaloppini with Summer Vegetables and Dill & Garlic Mayonnaise

 

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Brined & Roasted Pork Chops with Rice, Cabbage Salad and Mole

 

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Roasted Pork Tenderloin and Honey-Thyme Chestnuts with Pickled Mushroom Sauce