Buick Enclave, the Official Vehicle of Bon Appetit, Presents Chicago Gourmet 2011

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - Sep 16, 2011) -


The Illinois Restaurant Association is pleased to announce the 2012 Buick Enclave Luxury Crossover SUV as the official vehicle of Bon Appétit presents Chicago Gourmet, a premier culinary experience to be held in Millennium Park September 23-25, 2011. The Buick renaissance continues with the 2012 Enclave, and attendees of Chicago Gourmet will have the opportunity to preview the new model on the Great Lawn of Millennium Park. Guests can meet with Buick representatives and explore the luxury features of the vehicle.

"We are thrilled to partner once again with GM Buick to showcase the new 2012 Enclave," said Sheila O'Grady, president of the Illinois Restaurant Association. "The Enclave's style and sophistication is a perfect match for the discerning tastes of Chicago Gourmet attendees."

"Our customers are extremely interested in culinary arts, which is why we're proud to make Buick a major ingredient in this year's Chicago Gourmet," said Craig Bierley, Buick Advertising Director. "We hope attendees will take the opportunity to discover our vehicles, including the Enclave crossover, LaCrosse sedan and Regal sport sedan."

This year, Buick has also aligned with award-winning Chef Giuseppe Tentori, of the highly sought BOKA and GT Fish & Oyster restaurants in Chicago. He will entice attendees even further with cooking demonstrations throughout the weekend at the Buick display on Saturday, September 24 (12:30 to 1 p.m. and 3:30 to 4 p.m.) and Sunday, September 25 (12:30 to 1 p.m. and 2 to 2:30 p.m.).

About Buick:
Buick is a modern luxury brand offering vehicles with sculpted designs, luxurious interiors with thoughtful personal technologies, along with responsive-yet-efficient performance. Buick is attracting new customers with its portfolio of award-winning luxury models, including the Enclave crossover, LaCrosse sedan, Regal sport sedan and highly anticipated all-new 2012 Buick Verano sedan. Buick is one of the fastest growing majors in the U.S. and remains a best-selling brand in China, with continuing record growth. Learn more about Buick cars and crossovers at www.buick.com, on Twitter @buick or at www.facebook.com/buick.

About Chicago Gourmet:
Chicago Gourmet is produced by the Illinois Restaurant Association, title sponsor Bon Appétit magazine and presenting sponsor Southern Wine & Spirits of Illinois. Visit www.chicagogourmet.org.

Contact Information:

Isabelli Media Relations
Janet Isabelli

(312) 878-1222