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A Culinary Experience at River Roast | Future LAS alumni events | Illini Days

A Culinary Experience with Tony Mantuano at River Roast

The LAS Alumni Association invites you to an amazing gastronomical experience at the River Roast, a new Chef Tony Mantuano restaurant.

Saturday, September 24, 2016
6-10 p.m.
River Roast Restaurant in Chicago
315 N. LaSalle St., Chicago

photo of River Roast in Chicago Join fellow LAS alumni for a fascinating evening beginning with a reception on River Roast's veranda overlooking the Chicago River. Enjoy a delicious dinner created especially for the College of LAS by four-star Chef Tony Mantuano, the 2005 James Beard Foundation Award winner for the Best Chef Midwest.

Event fee is $100 per person, and registration closes Sept. 16.

Register now!

Future LAS alumni events

Save the date and join us for future events!
Look for information two months before each event date


Homecoming 2016
Saturday, October 29, 2016
See a list of all LAS events.

Politics & Power Brokers: Past and Present
Program by the Department of Political Science
Saturday, February 25, 2017
11:30-2:30 p.m.
Walnut Room in Hotel Allegro, Chicago

Lunch at Sunda, a New Asian Restaurant
Program by the Department of Asian American Studies Saturday, April 29, 2017
noon to 3 p.m.
Sunda, Chicago

Illini Days

Illini Days logo

We're hosting Illini Days in both Chicago and the Bay Area.

They'll feature talks by campus leaders and alumni. Visit the Illini Days website to see how you can participate.

Illini Days in the Bay Area
Oct. 19-20

Paint the Bay Area orange. See the full list of events.

Illini Days in Chicago
Nov. 15-16

We'll be hosting a variety of events including alumni gatherings, networking receptions, and the annual Illinois Luncheon at the historic Chicago Cultural Center. See the full list of events.


Contact us

For additional information about our events, please call the Alumni Relations Office at (217) 333-7108 or email us.