Next RAM Pop-Up Restaurant Series event April 24

Staff Report

ROCKFORD — The 2019 Pop-Up Restaurant Series at Rockford Art Museum continues Wednesday, April 24, with Chef Shendet Ismajlaj of GreenFire.

Tickets are $75 and can be purchased at rockfordartmuseum.org. Seating is limited. Reservations are required.

This is the second year for the popular series that highlights top area chefs inside the museum’s galleries. The 2018 series earned a nod for Rockford from the Chicago Tribune on its Bicentennial Bucket List last year. Each Pop-Up Restaurant showcases an innovative multiple-course menu alongside the current feature exhibition at Rockford Art Museum, as well as a lively “Did You Know” conversation about art and food with RAM Curator Carrie Johnson.

Partnering chefs for the entire series are Paul Sletten, (Feb. 27), Brian Jason and Ashley Garza (March 27), Shendet Ismajlaj SHENDET (April 24), and Gagan Anand (May 22). Sponsors for the series include the Ahlstrand Family Foundation, Anne and David Boccignone, Ameriprise Financial – David BoccignoneRaymond JamesTitle Underwriters, and Sold on Toni.

For more information, call the Rockford Art Museum at 815-968-2787.Rockford Art Museum is at 711 N. Main St. R.

 

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