From: Elizabeth Berger Associates, L.L.C.
Published: Tue Jun 21 2005

VONG’S THAI KITCHEN™ (VTK), 6 West Hubbard, Chicago, has teamed up with the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) to spotlight Dan Flavin’s exhibition, "A Retrospective." On Tuesday, July 12th at 6 p.m., guests will follow a private tour led by an MCA educator, then meet at VTK to enjoy a four-course prix-fixe dinner, prepared by Chef Arnie Tellez.

Guests of the evening will experience Flavin’s exhibition, which consists almost entirely of fluorescent tubes in nine colors and five shapes. From 6 – 6:45 p.m., an MCA educator will guide them through the tour and discuss his bright, innovative works and excellent use of light. At 7:30 p.m., guests will enjoy a prix-fixe dinner, which complements Flavin’s vibrant exhibition.

For this evening of art and culture, guests can enjoy a colorful menu, which includes choices in each category. Guests will begin with VTK’s signature appetizer, the Black Plate, which will be served family style and includes: Crusted Shrimp Satay, Tuna Sashimi Roll, Chicken Scallion Satay, Pekin Duck Roll, VTK Rocket Roll. Following the appetizer, each guest will be served the Mixed Leaf Salad, which is tossed with ginger vinaigrette. For the entrees, choices include: Panang Curry Chicken; Miso Glazed Salmon, Fiery Red Pepper Shrimp or Chicken Pad Thai. For desserts, guests can select from Warm Valrhona Chocolate Cake or the Spiced Apple Cheesecake. To complement the meal, VTK offers its signature cocktails, the Mango-Tini or VTK’s number one selling drink, The Red Passion, which are both included.

The exhibition and prix-fixe dinner package is priced at $75 per person, which includes the exhibition tour, tax and gratuity.

A collaboration between Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises Inc.® and Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten, VTK is a casual establishment featuring Thai cuisine. Coupling an exotic dramatic interior with a versatile menu and exceptional service, VTK provides a relaxed, yet fun and energetic experience uniquely tailored for business dining and social entertainment.

VTK, 6 West Hubbard, is open seven days a week. Lunch is served Monday through Friday, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Saturday, 12 noon to 5 p.m. Dinner is served Monday through Thursday, from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.; Friday, from 5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.; Saturday, from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.; and Sunday, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. VTK offers two private dining rooms: the main private dining room, which can accommodate parties of up to 40 guests; and a second private lounge, which can accommodate parties of up to 18 guests. Valet parking is available daily for lunch and dinner. For more information, please call 312.644.8664 or visit www.vongsthaikitchen.com.
Company: Elizabeth Berger Associates, L.L.C.
Contact Name: Rebecca Kussmann/Laura Windt
Contact Email: rebecca@elizabethberger.com/laura@elizabethberger.com
Contact Phone: 312.397.8441/312.397.8448

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