Each Pop-Up Restaurant at RAM will showcase an innovative, multiple course prixfixe menu alongside the museum’s current feature exhibition Cheryl Pope: Not Without a Fight, and will include a lively “Did You Know” conversation about food and art with RAM Curator Carrie Johnson.
Partnering chefs for the entire series are:
February 27, Chef Paul Sletten of Abreo March 27, Chefs Brian Jason and Ashley Garza of Rockford Country Club April 24, Chef Shendet Ismajlaj of Greenfire May 22, Chef Gagan Anand of Shree (May 22).
Sponsors for the series include Jennifer Ahlstrand, Raymond James, Title Underwriters, and Toni VanderHeyden. Tickets are $75 each; limited seating for each event, reservations are required. Proceeds support Rockford Art Museum. Tickets for each Pop-Up will be on sale at EventBrite.com. If later events are not yet available, go to rockfordartmuseum.org or call RAM at (815) 968-2787.
Directions: Rockford Art Museum – 711 N. Main St., Rockford, IL 61103 - From I-90 and E. State St. (US Business 20): west on Business 20 six and a half miles to IL 2 north (Wyman St., first street past the Rock River); right on IL 2 five blocks to the museum complex on the right side of the one-way street. From the south, I-39: west on US 20 Bypass to IL 2 (S. Main). North on IL 2 through the downtown to the museum complex. Park in the Riverfront Museum Park lot. Pedestrian tunnel connects organizations housed at Riverfront Museum Park (RAM, Discovery Center, Rockford Dance Company, Rockford Symphony Orchestra) and Burpee Museum of Natural History, located next door.