Taste of Chicago Social Media Release

This is a proof of concept example for one of my PR classes.


**This Social Media Release is fictional. It is not affiliated with the Taste of Chicago in any way.**


Come spend your summer day at the world’s largest food festival, the Taste of Chicago! This year’s festival is taking place in Grant Park on July 5-9. The five-day festival will feature 34 restaurants taking part in all five days, along with 16 pop-up restaurants and 16 food trucks. But, it’s not just about the food. This year’s music headliners include Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals, Alessia Cara and the O’Jays.


The Taste of Chicago has been one of the nation’s favorite outdoor food festivals since its start in the summer of 1980. Attendees enjoy Chicago favorites such as deep dish pizza and Chicago hot dogs along with many diverse dishes, all while enjoying live entertainment and art.


Admission is free. Food and beverage tickets are sold in strips of 14 tickets for $10.

Concert tickets range from $19-$50.

Metra and CTA will be offering additional public transportation services for the event.


“As our culinary reputation has grown on the national stage, the Taste of Chicago continues to reflect the vibrant and diverse restaurant community of Chicago and new, exciting culinary experiences and long-time favorites,” said Mayor Rahm Emanuel.

Owner of the Cajun Connoisseur, Kyle Kelly, is eager for his restaurant to be featured for the first time this year

“Now the city of Chicago will truly know what true Cajun cuisine is all about,” said Kelly.






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