Meet Chef Steve Chiappetti at Taste of Chicago on Saturday

The Taste of Chicago kicks off today with free admission and a chance to sample bites from some of the best culinary artists in the city. Check out if you are planning a visit. Here's one of the life cooking demonstrations you can take in this weekend:

Chef Steve Chiappetti of  J. Rocco Italian Table & Bar...

... will be taking the stage of the 2013 Taste of Chicago Dominick's Cooking Corner on Saturday, July 13 for a live cooking demonstration,  where he will be preparing Italian pasta sauces in front of the festival crowd. Taste of Chicago goers can break from snacking on Chicago's favorite foods to learn some exciting new cooking tips from Chef Chiappetti, taking home knowledge with them to try his sauces back at home.

J. Rocco Italian Table & Bar is located at 749 N. Clark Street. The experience and dynamic cooking style of Chef Chiappetti (Rhapsody, Mango, Viand and Costa d'Oro) are brought to life at J. Rocco on what he describes as an "honest Italian" menu - where pure and seasonal ingredients star in a showcase of genuine, bold flavor. (312) 475-0271.

COST:Free to attend
Taste of Chicago, Dominick's Cooking Corner
Northwest Corner of Buckingham Fountain Plaza

Saturday, July 13
4:30 pm