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About | Chefs off the Clock


Directed By
Gail Grasso
Executive Producer
Anne Gleason
Co-Executive Producers
Becky Liscum
Gail Grasso
Produced By
Becky Liscum
John Kilpatrick
Richard Hemingway
Gail Grasso
Becky Liscum
John Kilpatrick
Reed Marvine
Linda Fox
Creative Consultant
Ann Flood
Additional Photography
May I Have This Dance
Website Design
Jenny Macchione
Website Development
Grant Smith
Website Producer
Daniel Hautzinger

Check, Please! guests laughing

Check, Please! takes you on a journey of the food and dining scene in the city and neighborhoods. Watch the show online or on your phone, search the comprehensive restaurant database by cuisine and neighborhood, learn about the variety of cuisines, and more.

A chef in her restaurant

An original web series that profiles a diverse group of Chicago area restaurateurs, chefs, baristas, gin enthusiasts, and others. Meet the people who feed you.

Dishalicious show host in apron

Experience the culinary world — live and in-person — through the eyes of top Chicago chefs! Dishalicious is a fast-paced, live demonstration cooking show and event that’s fun and informative.

Chef with a glass of wine

Sit down at the table with David Manilow, creator of Check, Please!, as he explores the Chicago food and restaurant landscape with the unique personalities who have influenced it.