The upcoming 2014 Chicago Food Film Festival promises a feast for both the eyes and the belly. To be held in the Windy City on November 20th to 22nd, the festival will give visitors the chance to eat what they see on the screen. That means plenty of chicken wings, Sriracha-laced food, seafood and craft beer.
Festivities will kick off November 19th with a special screening of The Great Chicken Wing Hunt followed by an all-you-can-eat chicken wing feast. From there, every night will have its own theme: Edible Adventure #012: Sriracha + More!; The Night Aquatic; #ILoveBeer; and The Food Porn Party.
Below is a list of all the events and the films associated with each one. Tickets are available here.
Opening Night of the 5th Annual Chicago Food Film Festival Featuring The #1 Buffalo Wing in America
Wednesday, November 19th
Come meet the winning chef and taste his wings in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Buffalo Chicken Wing!
Film: The Great Chicken Wing Hunt
After-party featuring an all-you-can-eat chicken wing feast of America’s top Buffalo Wings.
Edible Adventure #012: Sriracha + More!
Thursday, November 20th
The 12th Installment of the Edible Adventure series featuring a tasty multi-course meal in your theater seat…plus a Sriracha themed after-party – Bring on the heat!
Films: A Chicago Ranch, Lonche, To Serve Man Soup, Sriracha
The Night Aquatic
Friday, November 21st
An aquaculture adventure featuring foods and films that showcase the ocean’s bounty including squid, sea urchin, crab, oysters, sushi and more.
Films: Squid Chips, Sweet, Sexy Ocean, Mobile Blues, Spalding Oyster, Sushi: Handcrafted Happiness
After-party featuring special seafood ramen by chef Keizo Shimamoto of Ramen Burger fame.
Saturday, November 22nd
A Craft Beer Bash with brews from around the country and the Chicago area plus salty and sweet treats from local restaurants and purveyors.
Films: Craft, and The Art and Science of Beer
The Food Porn Party
Saturday, November 22nd
Featuring Extreme Eats and Close-Ups plus special photo ops with the World’d 1st Food Porn Star, Larry Cauldwell.
Films: 1 Mintue Meal: Su Propia Liga, Balls!, Big B.L.A.T, Food, Friends and Family, Gin Tonic Black, Guacamole – A Gambling Recipe, Lemon Muffins with a Sweet Surprise, For the Love of Beef Rib, Ordinary Woman, Sausage, Top Pot Doughnut Bread Pudding – For Every Occasion
After-party featuring Brooklyn BBQ Pit Master Billy Durney of Hometown BBQ and his infamous Texas beef ribs.
WHAT 2014 Chicago Food Film Festival
WHEN November 20-22, 2014