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Alta Cocina


Join us for an evening to remember in celebration of Instituto's community. The eight annual Alta Cocina: A Spring Chef's Gala will honor Chicago's finest Latino chefs including live tasting stations and an exciting dinner, program, and live auction. Celebrate and support Instituto's nationally recognized programs educating every learning in the family. Join 600 of Chicago's philanthropic, corporate, and community leaders to celebrate and close Instituto's 40th anniversary year by looking to future!

April 14, 2018
221 N. Columbus Avenue
Tasting Reception: 7:00 - 8:00pm
Dinner, Program, and Live Auction: 8:00 - 10:00pm
Our Awardees
Instituto Spirit Awardee
Alta Cocina Awardee
Martha Casazza Chef Dudley Nieto
TRPP Associates Rojo Gusano 
Emcee: Enrique Rodriguez, Anchor and Reporter at Univision
Auctioneer Extraordinaire: Yve Rojas
For more information about Alta Cocina, contact Anna Henriquez in Instituto's Development Department, 773-890-8025,
Thank you to our sponsors...
Check out photos from our 40th Anniversary Gala, Alta Cocina 2017!