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Waterleaf Restaurant Highlights Seasonal Fare at Chef's Table October 28

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Waterleaf restaurant in Glen Ellyn continues the monthly "Chef's Table" experience on Sunday, Oct. 28, with champagne and Hors D'oeuvres at 5 p.m. and dinner at 5:30 p.m.

Guests of the exclusive Chef's Table will enjoy a seven-course meal that is thoughtfully developed and artfully prepared by Waterleaf Executive Chef Jean-Louis Clerc. Each Chef's Table is unique -- the experience is reliant upon seasonal, fresh ingredients and the whim and inspiration of Chef Jean-Louis.

"This is a culinary adventure like no other," said Jean Pierre Leroux, General Manager of Waterleaf and the Inn at Water's Edge. "Our Chef's Table guests will have an opportunity to experience refined, elegant dishes created in the moment by the masterful Chef Jean-Louis, carefully paired with wine selections that fully complement each course."

In addition, prior to each course, Chef Jean-Louis will explain the conception and preparation behind the ingredients and conception of each dish, offering an interactive, unforgettable culinary experience.

Waterleaf in Glen Ellyn features a contemporary approach to fine dining led by Executive Chef Jean-Louis Clerc. Known for its use of fresh, locally-grown, seasonal ingredients, Waterleaf restaurant in Glen Ellyn recently received a three-star review from Crain's Chicago Business. In addition, the fine-dining restaurant has earned Diner's Choice Awards for Best Ambience, Best Overall, Best Service, Fit for Foodies and Special Occasion on, where it maintains a 4.6/5.0 rating.

Most recently, Waterleaf was one of just two first-year restaurants in DuPage County to receive a 2012 Wine Spectator Award of Excellence. This award, given annually to restaurants in the U.S. and 65 countries worldwide, recognizes Waterleaf's 200-plus wine selections, the quality of producers included on the list, and the restaurant's thematic matching of wines to its menu in both price and style.

The Oct. 28 Chef's Table at Waterleaf is $125 per person, which includes tip and gratuity.

For more information about Waterleaf, please visit To make a Chef's Table reservation, please call (630) 942-6881. Seating is limited.