Grilled Glam: Four Seasons Chicago's Gourmet Grilled Cheese

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It's nice to be fancy, but sometimes it's the childhood comforts that bring the best kind of luxury. Four Seasons Hotel Chicago is putting a twist on a classic favorite to bring it up to the five-star level.

We hear that Executive Chef Kevin Hickey is sharing creative twists on grilled cheese this month and pairing his concoctions with lovely libations. Mom never made grilled cheese like that!

The sandwiches can be enjoyed for $7 each, or paired with drinks for $12. The menu is available from August 19 to 31.

Caprese
Cherokee tomato, Calabro mozzarella, rooftop basil
Benvolio, Pinot Grigio, Friuli 2008

Ham & Cheese
Slagel Farm ham, Prairie Breeze Swiss style cheese, Sofie beer mustard and purple Russian tomato catsup
Chimay Rouge Abbey Dubbel, Belgium

The Cheddarhead
Neuske's Pig Candy, brandywine tomatoes, aged Widmer cheddar
Sprecher Summer Pils, Wisconsin

The Spaniard
Chorizo, manchego cheese, piquillo pepper and green zebra jam
House Michelada cocktail

In addition, Seasons, Seasons Lounge and Seasons Bar are celebrating the tomato harvest with special menus, desserts and a trio of tomato cocktails including:

The Tomatini
Stoli Vodka, tomato water, fresh basil, agave, tomato powder, micro basil, cucumber infusion

House Michelada
Corona, fresh lime and heirloom tomato juices, Tabasco, Seasons "Special Sauce"

Signature Bloody Mary
Prepared with artisan dill and cucumber-infused Ciroc Vodka

For more information visit www.fourseasons.com/chicagofs.

 

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