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Jason Hammel

Chef to Know
Executive Chef and Owner, Lula Café

Meet Jason


Jason Hammel is the chef of Lula Café in Chicago’s historic Logan Square and Marisol Restaurant at the Museum of Contemporary Art. Chef Hammel is the Jean Banchet 2018 Chef of the Year award and a James Beard Best Chef finalist. A twenty year farm-to-table institution, Lula Cafe has been recognized by Eater's "Essential 38" and the Michelin Guide. Hammel is also a co-founder of the food education group Pilot Light Chefs, which creates innovative culinary curriculum for Chicago Public Schools. Through his work in classrooms and kitchens, Chef Hammel seeks to bring community, creativity, nourishment, and purpose back to the table.

Demo:

Sunday, May 19, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.