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Chef Chat

Written on August 5, 2014 at 7:04 pm, by

Step Up’s Chef Chat, posted each week leading up to Shine & Dine, features discussions with Chicago’s top chefs who will be offering exclusive tastings at the August 7 culinary event benefiting Step Up’s programs that ignite girls to fulfill their potential. Today’s edition highlights Eric Mansavage from Farmhouse and Tim Davidson from Troquet River  Continue Reading »

College Dorm Room Basics

Written on August 1, 2014 at 10:06 pm, by

Kristin Borostyan is a Luminary Circle member of Step Up and the CEO and founder of Real College Knowledge, where she helps families with the transition to college by providing pioneering solutions so students don’t flounder during their first year.  In preparation for The Container Store’s Grand Opening at Farmers Market on August 9 –  Continue Reading »

Chef Chat

Written on July 23, 2014 at 5:25 pm, by

Step Up’s Chef Chat, posted each week leading up to Shine & Dine, features discussions with Chicago’s top chefs who will be offering exclusive tastings at the August 7 culinary event benefiting Step Up’s programs that ignite girls to fulfill their potential. Today’s edition highlights Lee Ann Whippen from Chicago q and Toni Jones Dixon  Continue Reading »

Modeling School

Written on July 17, 2014 at 7:10 pm, by

CEO Jenni Luke In this monthly column, Step Up CEO Jenni Luke shares her take on mentorship through role modeling. Between the end of January and the end of June, I went on seven business trips and relocated across the country from Los Angeles to NYC. All positive things but I was tired and felt  Continue Reading »

Chef Chat

Written on July 17, 2014 at 5:43 pm, by

Step Up’s Chef Chat, posted each week leading up to Shine & Dine, features discussions with Chicago’s top chefs who will be offering exclusive tastings at the August 7 culinary event benefiting Step Up’s programs that ignite girls to fulfill their potential. Today’s edition highlights Honey Butter Fried Chicken and Sunday Dinner Club, Christine Cikowski  Continue Reading »