ML - Michigan Avenue

2013 - Issue 8 - December

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S uperlatives PEOPLE, CULTURE, TASTE, STYLE VIEW FROM THE TOP Are You Being Served? FOR GEORGE JEWELL, FOUNDER OF JEWELL EVENTS CATERING, LIFE IS ALL ABOUT ENTERTAINING. BY RACHEL GILLMAN PHOTOGRAPHY BY TIM KLEIN A s Chicago's holiday soirée scene heats up, one man will be behind some of the city's most festive celebrations: George Jewell, the founder of Jewell Events Catering, which has added panache to Windy City parties for nearly five decades. Known for his company's event management, fine cuisine, and exemplary service, Jewell has built a reputation for executing epic events and entertaining thousands of guests, including every US president for the past 46 years and royalty like Princess Diana, who attended an opulent Field Museum gala catered by Jewell in 1996 and made a dramatic entrance surrounded by tight security: "She entered not through the front door but through the kitchen door," enthuses Jewell, a Brit himself who was raised in rural Devonshire as the son of dairy farmers, "so all the staff were continued on page 56 MICHIGANAVEMAG.COM 055-056_MA_SP_VFT_Winter2014.indd 55 55 11/20/13 2:18 PM

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