Meet the 'Best of the Fest' from Pastoral's Artisan Producer Festival!
Spring has sprung, and with it, our excitement about our Third Annual Artisan Producer Festival has started to escalate. Check out what some of our favorite foodie sites have to say about it!
Eater talks about the Festival's takeover...
We're pleased to introduce our Winter Classes Program in February with TWO great offerings!
Pastoral hosts classes at our locations in Lakeview on Tuesdays and in the Loop on Saturdays . They run for approximately 90 minutes and range in price....
Date: December 31
Seating Times: 6:00 PM or 8:30 PM
Thank you for helping to make American Cheese Month a huge success! We raised $1500 for the Daphne Zepos Teaching Award and are so grateful for all of your support.
Together with the American Cheese Society (ACS), Pastoral Artisan Cheese, Bread & Wine celebrates American Cheese Month in October, the second annual national celebration of American artisan cheese and the farmers, cheesemakers, purveyors and chefs who bring American artisan cheese to the table
This week Pastoral is running a cheese-themed haiku contest to celebrate American artisan cheese as part of American Cheese Month!
In the spirit of the "Sneak Peek" of summer weather we are experiencing, Pastoral is showcasing some summer wine selections at our Lake Street store for our 3rd Tuesday tasting. Come by between 5-7pm Tuesday March 20th and get a head start familiarizing yourself with our summer wines selected with sunshine and grilling in mind.
Cheese 101 is a delicious and informative exploration of the various classes of cheese and what makes them all so different from each other.
The 2nd Annual Pastoral Artisan Producer Festival at the Chicago French Market is coming on April 28th. Watch the sneak preview to catch a glimpse of what's in store!
Join Pastoral's Wine Buyer Mark Hayes at our monthly in-store wine tastings. This month, Mark will have a selection of bottles tailored to pair well with the diverse offerings of Chicago's BYOB restaurants.
Day 3 of the Hot For The Holidays gift guide brings you the wonderful artisan cured meats of the Creminelli family in Utah. The savory, bold flavors in our Creminelli salami will be sure to leave you with your mouth agape. But then close it again quickly so you can keep eating them. Store Manager Nicole tells you all about what makes these charcuterie treasures so special.
Today's installment of the Hot For The Holidays gift guide is like butter. Literally. Counter Associate Nora tells you all about her (and Julia Child's!) favorite butter from Normandy, France
Pastoral has many Chicago restaurants getting involved in American Cheese Month!
As local foodie newsreels gear up for the weekend, they made sure to put the Chicago French Market's Meet the Market event on their itinerary!
We'll be there on Saturday, 9/17 from 11am to 3pm to rub elbows with our friendly customers and sample...