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BlueStar Cooking Demos Return for 2023

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It’s official: BlueStar cooking demos are coming back to Abt! After the great turnout for the holiday season, the cooking demos will return for a new batch of kitchen classics. We’ll kick off another collection of delicious eats on Wednesday, January 11, with biscuits and gravy. Whether it’s a fun Mother’s Day brunch idea or grilling classics for Father’s Day, there’s something for everyone. As with our 2022 demonstrations, there will be…

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BlueStar Cooking Demos at Abt

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Witness culinary masterpieces at Abt’s BlueStar kitchen. Now through the end of the year, we’ll be hosting various cooking demos from fall favorites to holiday classics. The iconic appliance brand, known for their colorful, high-end offering, is sending Chef Susan Swanson to Abt to make eight different dishes for our guests to enjoy. Twice a month, Chef Susan will visit to demonstrate how to make fun, delicious seasonal recipes. The best part?…

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BlueStar Cafe Grand Opening Event with Chef Paul Kahan

Chef Paul Kahan cooking in the Bluestar kitchen at Abt

The newest addition to our ever-evolving showroom had its official opening last night, with a special event led by renowned local chef Paul Kahan. Chef Kahan, best known as the creative force behind Chicago restaurants Blackbird, avec, and The Publican, among others, stopped by Abt to lead guests through a multi-course cooking demonstration utilizing BlueStar kitchen appliances. Attendees got to enjoy Chef Kahan’s dishes, and everyone also walked away with a copy…

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Samsung Chef Collection & The Art of Entertaining

Join us for a night of entertainment and education, as Chef Sarah Grueneberg fills our atrium with the heavenly smells of her beloved Italian cooking. A James Beard Award-winning chef and co-owner of Chicago’s renowned Monteverde Restaurant & Pastificio, Chef Sarah will delight the crowd with some of her favorite dishes, while exploring the art of becoming the perfect host. Learn about the ways that the Samsung Chef Collection brings both professional…

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Addison Osta-Smith Returns for Holiday

One of our most popular guests is returning next weekend for an encore presentation that could make you the star of your holiday cookie exchange. Addison Osta-Smith, BlueStar Cooking chef and winner of MasterChef Junior, will be back at Abt to bake some of her favorite cookies for the holidays. Come by to learn the recipe, ask Addison for some baking pointers, and get a taste of the finished product. Guests of…

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Back to School Cooking Demo with MasterChef Junior’s Addison Osta-Smith!

Looking to liven up your mealtime routine for the coming school year? Stop by Abt on Wednesday, August 16th, for a cooking demonstration with MasterChef Junior winner Addison Osta-Smith. Addison will be in the BlueStar kitchen—located in the Abt atrium—preparing some of her favorite Back to School meals. There will be plenty of delicious dishes to go around, and you may just find a favorite of your own! All kids in attendance…

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