The cast of Chicago Live! gathers on stage at the end of the last show of the season at the Chicago Theatre. The final show featured Michelin Guide's Director General Jean-Luc Naret, interviewed by Tribune food writer Kevin Pang, Top Chicago chefs: Stephanie Izard, Graham Elliot and Paul Kahan, Doug Sohn of Hot Doug's and George and Manolis Alpogianis of America's Dog talking hot dogs with the Tribune's Bill Daley, Quentin Love talking with Rick Kogan about bringing affordable, healthy food options to Chicago's lower income neighborhoods, Tribune writer Lauren Viera talking to master mixologist Bridget Albert about cocktail trends, followed by a mix-off between host Rick Kogan, Drawing Room's Charles Joly and The Bristol's Debbi Peek. Also taking the stage was actress Barbara Robertson performing a musical selection from the upcoming Chicago production of "Working" and there was plenty of comedy from The Second City.
Joel Wintermantle, for the Chicago Tribune