A Fine Line Film Screening, Reception, and Panel Q&A
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Enjoy the screening of the award-winning documentary, A Fine Line, which chronicles the challenges faced by female chefs in the male-dominated culinary industry. The timely documentary explores why less than 7% of head chefs and restaurant owners are women, while addressing important issues about equality in the culinary field, and beyond. The screening will take place during Women’s History Month, and will honor Chicago’s very own Michelin Star chef Carrie Nahabedian, co-owner of Naha and Brindille Restaurants. The evening will begin with a food and wine reception and conclude in a panel Q&A. At 6pm, the evening begins with a wine reception with mouthwatering hors d'oeuvres prepared by mother-daughter duo Karen and Gina Stefani, owners of Chicago’s 39-year-old family catering company, Inspired Catering and Events. Wines will be provided by Markham Vineyards in Napa Valley and MacRostie Winery and Vineyards in Sonoma. At 7pm, there will be a screening of the award-winning film, A Fine Line. At 8:30pm, there will be a post-screening panel Q&A moderated by Kate Miller Spencer, founder of Cookgirl Nation and director of marketing/business development Cherry Bombe. Hear insight from Filmmaker Joanna James, renowned chef Valerie James who stars in A Fine Line, Michelin Star chef Carrie Nahabedian, and other leading Chicago chefs, restaurateurs, winemakers and activists. Visit www.afinelinemovie.com to view the movie trailer.