Chef and restaurateur Art Smith celebrated the opening of his new eatery, Reunion, with a festive on-site soiree at Navy Pier. The restaurant’s impressive bill of fare features an array of Southern dishes, with ample vegan options as well.
Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas and “Candid” Candace Jordan co-hosted the event, keeping guests entertained in between bites of the restaurant’s delicious comfort food like fried chicken.
Over 100 guests mingled throughout Reunion’s spacious patios and bars while indulging in specialty cocktails from the bar.
Candace Jordan, Manolis Alpogianis, Art Smith, Maria Pappas, Karen Yarbrough and George Alpogianis
Chef Hector Guerrero
Chuck Jordan, John Walcher and Ken Norgan
Evangeline G. Alpogianis, Eric Kircherer and Johanna Kircherer
Johnnie Jackson, chef Art Smith and pastor John Harrell