Midday Fix: 6th annual chefs on the grill

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Park Grill at Millennium Park

11 N. Michigan Avenue
(312) 521-7275

6th Annual Chefs on the Grill
June 19
5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Lechon-style Roasted Pork


5 lbs of whole pork butt skin on preferably
1/4 lb of chopped fresh oregano
1/4 lb chopped fresh garlic
4 oz olive oil
2 oz kosher salt
1 oz ground black pepper

Add herbs, garlic and oil in mixing bowl and cover pork liberally. Season with salt and pepper 24 hours prior to cooking. Place in preheated wood grill at 220 degrees and let cook for about 5 hours until internal temp of 195 is reached. Let rest for 2 hours then cut as needed.


4 oz chopped cilantro
1 oz olive oil
1 oz red wine vinegar
1 oz lime juice
4 oz chopped goat horn peppers
2 oz minced shallots
salt and pepper to taste

Place all ingredients in bowl and mix to incorporate and set aside.

Roasted Plantains

4 unripe plantains
1/4 cassava root puree
1/4 cup melted butter
salt pepper to taste
chicken stock

Roast plantains on 350 degrees for about 2 hours skin on until they are caramelized. Let cool and puree with butter, cassava root and thin out as needed with chicken stock.

Radish Salad

2 oz shaved assorted spring radishes
1 oz white vinegar
1 oz sugar

Add all ingredients in bowl and mix to combine.

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