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S.K.Y., Oriole Chefs Team Up For Suicide Prevention Fundraiser In Pilsen Monday Night

Chefs from the acclaimed West Loop and Pilsen restaurants will host Pausing for the Cause Monday night in Pilsen.

From left to right, Oriole Chef Noah Sandoval, S.K.Y. Pastry Chef Tatum Sinclair and Chef Stephen Gillanders, and Oriole Chef de Cuisine Mariya Russell
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PILSEN — Chefs from Michelin-starred Oriole and Chicago magazine’s 2018 best new restaurant S.K.Y. are teaming for a dinner aimed at raising money and awareness for suicide prevention in Pilsen Monday night.

S.K.Y. chef Stephen Gillanders and Noah Sandoval of Oriole will host special fundraiser “Pausing For The Cause”  benefitting the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at S.K.Y., 1239 W. 18th St., starting at 6 p.m. Monday. 

For $275, guests will enjoy a welcome reception that includes hors-d’oeuvres and Champagne, a five-course dinner by S.K.Y.’s Gillanders, pastry chef Tatum Sinclair, Oriole’s Sandoval and chef de cuisine Mariya Russell, as well as a bottle of special vintage champagne for two.

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides a free, confidential service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to people experiencing a suicidal crisis or emotional distress.

The organization’s executive director, Dr. John Draper, will be at the fundraiser to discuss the organization’s mission.

Tickets for this evenings event are on sale and those interested in supporting the event can reach S.K.Y. at 312-846-1077 or  via email at