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updated: 10/4/2012 4:54 PM

'Dinner for the Cause' Oct. 20 to help Northern Illinois Food Bank

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  • Dinner for a Cause on October 20th

    Dinner for a Cause on October 20th

Wendy Petera

Every day the Northern Illinois Food Bank struggles to raise money to fight hunger throughout Illinois. This year on October 20th, from 7-11 pm, The Vine will join the fight to help end hunger here at home.

The Vine has proudly teamed up with Chris Jones, a Grayslake local who has been working hard to make a name for himself in the culinary world. Recently, the Chef de Cuisine at Moto in Chicago has had the pleasure of showing off his skills on Discovery Channels Future Foods and Bravo TV's Top Chef. Two different worlds will collide in one night as Chris and The Vine amaze, astound and change the way Grayslake enjoys food through a seven course meal paired with five different wines.

"We chose to host this event to bring Chris's culinary style to Lake County," says Mike Pruitt, owner of the Vine. "Some of the dishes and techniques that we will be bringing to the table have never been done or attempted in Lake County."

The Vine will be selling only one hundred spots at $100 per ticket. All monies from the ticket sales will be donated to the Northern Illinois Food Bank-$10,000!

"We are excited to be able to raise money for such a great cause and help fight to end hunger in Illinois," says Pruitt.

The Vine owes a big thanks to the support and help from: Heritage Wines, U.S. Foods, Moto, mberry, GLMV Jaycees and more...

Space is limited and tickets are selling fast so to purchase tickets go to:

To learn more about this event, please contact The Vine at 847.543.0900 or visit