619 W. Randolph St.
Chicago, IL 60661
Critically acclaimed Blackbird is home base for Executive Chef Paul Kahan, winner of the James Beard Award for Outstanding Chef in 2013 and Best Chef of the Midwest in 2004. Blackbird's principal partner, Donnie Madia, crafted a unique atmosphere of urban chic that in 2004 earned the James Beard Award for Best Restaurant Design and Best Restaurant Design Graphics. Chef de Cuisine David Posey joined Kahan in the kitchen in 2011, and was nominated for the James Beard Foundation’s Rising Star Chef in 2013. Together they reinterpret classic recipes using simple, local, farm-fresh ingredients and cutting-edge culinary technology to create a menu both highly creative and utterly approachable.