Now in its fourth year, the Uppers & Downers festival of coffee, beer, and coffee-beer is growing into a week long, citywide festival with a series of companion events surrounding the big day. This year we are introducing a chef-driven beer dinner featuring top Chicago culinary talent paired with beers from some of our 2018 Uppers & Downers participants. The evening before the Fest, please join us at Thalia Hall for a coffee + beer focused culinary experience.
Welcome drinks - Burial Beer Co. & Powers Irish Whiskey
Jason Hammel (Chef-Owner, Lula Cafe) - Prairie Artisan Ales
Andres Padilla (Culinary Director, Frontera Group) - Cruz Blanca Brewery
Kevin Hickey (Chef-Owner, Duck Inn) - 4 Hands Brewing Co.
Michael Galen (Executive Chef, Dusek’s Board & Beer) - Brewery Bhavana
Mindy Segal (Chef-Owner, Hot Chocolate) - Guinness
Profits will benefit the Pilsen Wellness Pantry
U&D Chef's Beer Dinner
Doors 7p / Dinner 8p
Thalia Hall (1807 S Allport St, Chicago, IL)
$89 (+ service charges)
All details subject to change.
AN ENTIRE WEEK OF EVENTS!
We're expanding this year's Chicago festival into a week of activities. Join us for more coffee + beer experiences at our partner locations.