Fortune Fish & Gourmet

The Seafood & Gourmet Specialists

Tuesday, August 2, 2022
| From 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Chicago Seafood & Specialty Food Show 2022

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10am to 5pm at the McCormick Place Lakeside Center, Hall D2

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Fortune Fish & Gourmet invites you to the 2022 Chicago Seafood and Specialty Food Show on Tuesday, August 2nd at the McCormick Place Lakeside Center. Come join us anytime from 10am to 5pm for cocktails and to sample products from over 300 fishermen, growers and artisan producers of the finest seafood and specialty food purveyors.
 
Free Admission, Discount Lyft Rides, and Complimentary Validated Parking for Customers, Culinary Students, Media, and Hospitality Professionals
 
 
Click Here to RSVP and Sign-up for Contests
 
During the show, you will also have the opportunity to work with your hands and minds during interactive contests. All contests will take place during the show.  View the full schedule of events below.
 
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
 
 
THE CHEESE CHALLENGE
10:00am to 4:00pm 
Step right up and test your cheese expertise with a visual cheese identification, a "good old fashioned" guess the weight of the cheese, and curd count.  Prizes galore!
1st Place - 2023 ASC Registration (only) in Des Moines, Iowa
2nd Place - $250 Fortune Fish & Gourmet gift card
3rd Place - $100 Fortune Fish & Gourmet gift card
Everyone who participates will be registered for a raffle for Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin swag
 
DON'T STOP AT GLAZE
Sponsored by Paris Gourmet - 11:00am to 11:50am
Learn all about Pastry 1’s Cristal Neutral Glaze as Chef Eric Bertoia demonstrates how the glaze can be used for multiple items, including chocolate ganache for tarts, vegan chocolates, fondant for choux puffs, and the list goes on!
 
NIMAN RANCH HOG DEMONSTRATION 
Sponsored by Niman Ranch - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Jim Magolski, Ph.D., meat scientist and pork quality expert from Niman Ranch will be performing a half-hog carcass breakdown to showcase the specific cuts of the premium Certified Humane Niman Ranch pork.  Dr. Magolski will also help identify certain attributes and points of differentiation throughout the presentation to highlight what makes Niman Ranch pork the Finest Tasting Meat in the World™.   
  
O'SCANNY OYSTER SHUCKING COMPETITION QUALIFIERS
Sponsored by Plymouth Rock Oyster Growers - 1:00pm to 2:00pm 
Six of the fastest shuckers will qualify for the finals at 2:30pm 
(REGISTER ONLINE FOR THE CONTEST WHEN YOU RSVP FOR THE SHOW)
 
O'SCANNY OYSTER SHUCKING COMPETITION FINALS
Sponsored by Plymouth Rock Oyster Growers - 2:30pm 
Be the fastest to shuck 12 oysters and win a trip to visit the farm and processing facility in Plymouth, Massachusetts, where the O'Scanny oysters are produced.
 
MOULARD DUCK BREAKDOWN WITH FOIE GRAS REVEAL & SAMPLING
Sponsored by D'Artagnan - 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Come watch the expert breakdown of a Moulard Duck, revealing the Foie Gras.  
 
Participants
 
3 Fish, Inc. 3D Baking Company
8 Track Foods A & A Marine Foods
Aceitunas Losada S.L. Acme Smoked Fish
Alexian Pate Alta Langa
Ambrosi Food USA American Tuna Inc.
Aqquua  AquaChile
Aqua Royale Foods, Inc. Arena Cheese, Inc.
Arista Seafood Ashman Manufacturing Co
Atalanta Corporation Atlantic Aqua Farms
Barry Callebaut Beacon Fisheries
Beehive Cheese Bella Bella Gourmet (LaBelle Farm)
Big Fork Brands Bindi
BLiS Gourmet Blue Ocean Mariculture
Boston Sword & Tuna Brazilian Oven
Brooklyn Cured Buf Creamery
Byrd International Crabmeat Calvisius
Carr Valley Cheese Company, Inc. Caruso Provisions Giardiniera
Catalan Gourmet Chef Martin Old World Butcher Shop
Cherrystone Aqua-Farms CleanFish
Cobra Verde & Paleo Verde Coco5
Conway Dressings Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese LLC
Culinary Collective Cypress Grove
D & E Import (PrimoSeas Brand) Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin
Dark Matter Coffee D'Artagnan
Deer Creek Cheese Del Pacifico Seafoods
Delizie di Calabria Despaña Brand Foods
deZaan Cocoa Di Stefano Cheese
Divina Door County Whitefish
Doral International Foods drench Clean Dressings & Marinades
Driftless Provisions Ducktrap River of Maine
Dutchland Classic Pastries Effie's Homemade
Eight International Elda's Kitchen Cooking & Grilling Sauces
Emmi Roth Entrepinares
Epicurean Food & Beverages Every Body Eat®
Farmers Hen House Felicetti Pasta
Fermin Ferndale Market Turkey
Field + Farmer (Element Pressed) Foodlinks
Fortune Imports Four Star Artisan
Fra'Mani Freshwater Fish
Fromi Fruitbelt Tart Sparkling Tonics
Gifted Breads Granola Factory
Great River Organic Milling Handy Seafood
Heritage Pork International, Inc. Hidden Springs Creamery
Hiddenfjord Himalayan Momo
Hofseth LLC Honestly Cranberry
Hook's Cheese Hot Cakes Bakery
Indian As Apple Pie InterSource Inc.
Irca (Dobla) John O Foods Inc
Kitchen Hub by Two Men and a Garden La Espanola Meats, Inc
La Quercia La Rose Noire
LaClare Creamery Landmark Creamery
Laura Chenel (Marin French) Les vergers Boiron 
Lillie's Q Livia’s Seasoning Salt
LocalFolks Foods Lopaus Point
Lucky's Sauces Lund's Fisheries
MacFarlane Pheasants, Inc. Mad Mac Macarons
Maker to Monger Mama Lil's Fine Condiments
Manicaretti Italian Food Importers Marieke Gouda
Master Martini Matt's Cookie Company
Maytag Dairy Farms Ming Hong International
Monte Nevado USA Musco Food Corp.
Nassari Neesvig's
Nielsen-Massey Vanilla & Flavors Niman Ranch
Nippon Shokken Noon Hour Foods
Nordic Creamery North American Bison LLC
NSTA FOODS Nueske's Applewood Smoked Meats
Old World Gluten-Free Pierogi Olympia Provisions
O-Med Extra Virgin Olive Oil & Vinegars Open Water
Orca Bay Foods, LLC Ortiz
O'Scanny Oysters Overseas Food
Paris Gourmet Parmacotto
Pasta Pappone PGI (Boston Chowda, Seafood Gourmet)
Phoenix Bean (Jenny's Tofu) Piemonte Foods
Pike Market Naturals Plymouth Rock Oysters
Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese Potter's Crackers
Presteve Qwackers Crackers
Ragin' Cajun & Cajun's Choice Foods Rappahannock Oyster Company
Raspberry Point (Pink Moon) Red Bear Provisions
REKKI Roelli Cheese Co., Inc.
RP's Pasta Company Rumi Spice
Rushing Waters Rustic Bakery
Santa Teresa Sartori Cheese
Savello USA, Inc. Sea Pact
Seafood and Gender Equality (SAGE) Seatrade
Shucks Maine Lobster Slade Gorton
Smith and Sons Seafood Smoking Goose
Societa Agricola Acetomodena  Somerdale International
Source Atlantique South Shore Seafoods
St James Smokehouse Inc.  Sterling Caviar
Strompolos Superior Fresh
Sweet Grass Dairy Swoffle Dutch Stroopwafel Waffle Cookies
Taste Republic TCHO Chocolate
Teapigs Tempesta Artisan Salumi
Terlato Kitchen Thaan Charcoal
The Better Fish The Fine Cheese Co.
The Perfect Puree of Napa Valley The Quince & Apple Company
The Santa Barbara Smokehouse Top Note Mixers and Soda
Town Dock Traiteur de Paris
Tribeca Oven Artisan Breads Tulip Tree Creamery 
Twisted Olive LLC United Olive Oil Import Corp.
Valsana Van Lang Foods
Veggie Vita Pizza Viuda De Cayo Sainz SL 
WA Imports Weiss Chocolate
WG Provisions Wheeler Seafood
White Toque Widmer's Cheese Cellars, Inc.
Wildwood Grilling Woodland Foods
World Finer Foods  
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