Prairie Grass Cafe co-owners and co-chefs Sarah Stegner and George Bumbaris have made the transition smoothly from the elite fine-dining world they formerly inhabited at the Dining Room at the Ritz-Carlton Chicago on the city’s Magnificent Mile at North Michigan Avenue to operating their own neighborhood upscale-casual cafe in the suburbs.Stegner and Bumbaris—along with their front-of-the-house teammates Dan Sviland and Stegner’s husband, Rohit Nambiar—strive to set a tone of civilized ...

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