The world of Chicago food media is rapidly changing. Michael Gebert is a Chicago based writer who has found new opportunities to tell stories of Chicago’s rich culture. He’ll talk about the changing media landscape, how to find opportunities to share your voice within it, and the role of lists and guidebooks, from Michelin to his own, in helping people discover what their local food scene is about.
As editor and publisher of his own online magazine, Fooditor, he’s just published the new edition of his guidebook The Fooditor 99, a local’s guide to the best places to eat in Chicago right now.
MICHAEL GEBERT is a Chicago-based food writer, video producer and the editor of Fooditor.com, recognized as the most in-depth publication on food in Chicago. He’s written for local publications like the Reader and Time Out Chicago, for national publications including Air Canada’s En Route and Saveur, and as a frequent guest on radio and local food events. He won a James Beard Foundation award for the Reader’s Key Ingredient chef video series.
Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 10 AM
Kendall College, School of Culinary Arts
900 N. North Branch Street, Chicago
(West of Halsted Street, North of Chicago Avenue)
Free Parking in the student lot across the street, not in front, please!
Cost: $3. Free to Kendall students and faculty with ID.
This program is hosted by the Chicago Foodways Roundtable. To reserve, please call (847) 432-8255, then leave your name, telephone number and how many people in your party or e-mail: [email protected]. www.CulinaryHistorians.org