Mourners leave memorial at Bucktown restaurant after chef's death

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Monday, April 11, 2016

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A makeshift memorial appeared Sunday outside Le Bouchon restaurant in the city's Bucktown neighborhood.

Restaurant owner and French chef Jean-Claude Poilevey was killed in a car crash this weekend involving 15-vehicles along an icy Eisenhower Expressway.

The 71 year old also owned La Sardine restaurant in the West Loop neighborhood.

Chef Jean-Claude Poilevey, 71, of Oak Park.
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