Company Overview

Prairie Grass Cafe (601 Skokie Blvd.; Northbrook, IL) supports Chicago's Green City Market and local sustainable farms, selecting the freshest ingredients to reflect the season.The restaurant is owned by Chef/Partners Sarah Stegner and George Bumbaris with Rohit Nambiar,  Enjoy magnificently prepared meals in a warm, comfortable decor. Fresh dishes, tastefully seasoned and classically prepared, are created using locally produced products. The service is top-notch and the restaurant provides a wide selection of wines to pair with your dish. 

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WTTW Chefs off the Clock: Sarah Stegner

Sarah Stegner: Latin Dancer When Chef Sarah Stegner turned 50, she decided she wanted to explore an activity that would challenge her and expand her world outside of the kitchen. Sarah decided on Latin dance, Bachata style, signed up for dance lessons, and immersed herself in the culture. Copyright: WTTW

WGN TV News: Used once and never recycled, should you give straws the final straw?

Reporter interviews Prairie Grass Cafe chef/partner Sarah Stegner and others regarding the dangers of plastic straws and Shedd Aquarium's Shedd the Straw program. Video produced and owned by WGN-TV.

Media Contacts

Cindy Kurman

Public Relations

Sarah Stegner

Chef / Owner


Quote of the Day

"Our goal is to bring the culinary technique that we mastered in the world of fine dining to the more accessible level of casual dining. We create familiar dishes that are delicious because we will use the best local ingredients and employ the skill we have developed over the years."

Latest News

Wed May 01, 2019, 12:07 PM EST

James Beard award winner teaches how to Inspire kids to approach food with seasonality and freshness in mind

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Fri July 29, 2016, 08:55 AM EST

Prairie Grass Cafe in Northbrook is putting an exotic spin on a cool summertime classic. Ice cream is always appealing to diners in the warmer months, but the Alphonso mango variety on the restaurant’s dessert menu has become a very hot commodity....

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Wed March 16, 2016, 05:14 PM EST

For all of my friends that have been asking for Spring Recipes, join me for our Spring Recipe Exchange at the Evanston Indoor Farmer's Market Sponsored by Prairie Grass Cafe and Immanuel Lutheran Church Start out Spring with a Few New Recipe Ideas and Share Some of Your Own Meet Sarah Stegner at the Evanston Indoor Farmer's Market at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Evanston this Saturday, March 19 and bring a copy of your favorite Spring recipe. (Please make sure your recipe's ingredients are coming primarily from the farmer's market)....

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Wed December 09, 2015, 11:00 AM EST

These delicious cookies are perfect for holiday entertaining. Make sure to save a batch for late-night visitors bearing gifts on Christmas Eve....

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Mon October 26, 2015, 11:03 AM EST

Nothing like great food, fine wine and good friends to make for a perfect evening. So it was last week at Sauce and Bread Kitchen, 6338 N....

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In The News

Mar 27, 2019 | Chicago Food Magazine (magazine)

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Feb 27, 2019 | Alexandra Kukulka, Chicago Tribune (newspaper)

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Prairie Grass Cafe Dinner Menu

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Sun May 24, 2015, 06:46 PM EST

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Prairie Grass Cafe Lunch Menu

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Sun May 24, 2015, 06:34 PM EST

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