Kellen Managers Summit 2017
Chicago Marriott Downtown Mag Mile
August 28-30, 2017

 

Recommendations, Reservations, & Visitor's Guide

Chicago Concierge is a recommendation and reservation service provided by local hospitality experts at Toque & Bottle, in partnership with Choose Chicago. Our services are offered complimentary to all attendees and exhibitors of Kellen Managers Summit 2017.

• Complimentary Concierge Services

Our concierge professionals are available to assist you online and at the convention center. Submit a Request Online for personalized recommendations, to book a reservation, or for help planning an off-site private event.

• Chicago Dining & Entertainment Guide

Ready to explore Chicago? Browse "While in Chicago", a guide to the city's top restaurants, nightclubs, events, activities, shopping, and more.

Complimentary Concierge Service

Chicago Concierge offers complimentary recommendations and reservations to all visitors of McCormick Place Convention Center. Our services are available online and on-site at your convention.

 

Book Your Reservations in Advance

Complete our quick Online Survey to contact a concierge and receive personalized recommendations prior to your arrival. Our concierge team will review your request and respond within 24 hours with a comprehensive list of options. When you are ready, we will assist with booking your reservation or planning your private event.

Chicago Dining & Entertainment Guide

From Michelin Stars to casual classics, Chicago knows how to eat and drink! With a healthy helping of celebrity chefs, world-renowned restaurants, and ethnic dining from around the globe, Chicago's dining scene is unparalleled. From lavish cuisine to deep dish pizza, one thing is for certain when visiting Chicago: an appetite is required.

Asian

Roka Akor
www.rokaakor.com • 456 N Clark St • 312.477.7652
Book a Reservation • Plan a Private Event

Our Japanese fine dining restaurant offers the unparalleled combination of thoughtful design and contemporary Robata Japanese cuisine. The restaurant’s name is derived from two words: RO and KA. The meaning of the first word is hearth, a gathering place where people socialize and take in the ambience; the latter stands for a burning fire and projecting energy. Roka Akor’s menu features prime cuts of steaks, seafood, and vegetables with unique Japanese-inspired marinades and sauces, along with sushi, sashimi, tempura, and extraordinary desserts. The menu changes regularly to reflect seasonal offerings.

 

Sunda
www.sundachicago.com • 110 W Illinois St • 312.644.0500
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Sunda New Asian is an award-winning restaurant at the vanguard of America’s New Asian movement showcasing Eastern Asian and Southeast Asian regional cuisine. Simple, flavorful dishes are served and shared while a full sushi bar provides an assortment of sushi, sashimi and nigiri options. The beverage program revolves around a progressive list of premium sakes, Asian beers, champagnes, wine and a seasonal craft cocktail list.

 

Union Sushi + Barbeque Bar
www.eatatunion.com • 230 W Erie St • 312.662.4888 • Book a Reservation

A neighborhood restaurant that unites Japanese culinary tradition and creativity with a distinctly American persona, Union Sushi + Barbeque Bar embraces an American warmth and personality and combines them with the high art and ritual of Japanese cuisine.

 

Barbeque

Bub City
www.bubcitychicago.com • 435 N Clark St • 312.610.4200
Book a Reservation • Plan a Private Event

Bub City is Chicago's destination for barbecue, whiskey and live country music. The Southern spot offers more than 125 different whiskeys from well-known and independent distilleries throughout the country, weekend brunch with a build-your-own Bloody Mary bar, and live country music every day of the week.

 

Burgers

SafeHouse Chicago
www.safehousechicago.com • 60 East Ontario Ave • 312.313.1007
Book a Reservation • Plan a Private Event

Satiating hungry spies since 1966… Control welcomes all agents to visit the MUST SEE experience in Chicago. You will be immersed into a world of espionage the moment you pass through our iconic red door and are asked for our password. Don’t worry, if you don’t know it, you will still be allowed to enter by “performing” a clearance “test”. This clandestine restaurant and bar takes you on a mission and offers a menu filled with furtive eats and fun cocktails! Our culinary agents craft delicious scratch-made food including Fried C4 Cheddar Cheese Curds, CHICAGO’s #1 burger, the hand-crafted M.O.A.B. (Mother of All Burgers), and an array of savory entrees, healthy salads and vegetarian options as well. Your mission awaits you, agent!
Hours are Sun-Fri: 11am – 2am, Sat: 11am – 3am 

 

Casual American

Highline Bar + Lounge
www.highlinebarchicago.com • 169 W Kinzie St • 312.533.2742
Book a Reservation • Plan a Private Event

Four Corners Tavern Group’s first location in River North, Highline, is a staple for lunches and happy hours throughout the week. Featuring over 24 TVs and a state-of-the-art sound system, Highline is an exceptional place to watch all the big games. With a large private room that can accommodate up to 175 guests and several semi-private areas, Highline is ideal for events of any size. The menu offers upscale bar fare mingled with Four Corners favorites.

 

Remington’s
www.remingtonschicago.com • 20 North Michigan Ave • 312.782.6000
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4 Star Restaurant Group’s classic American Grill, Remington’s, offers a welcoming atmosphere for our guests to enjoy warm hospitality right here in Chicago’s famed Millennium Park. Remington’s offers classic American cuisine featuring fresh seafood from the raw bar, hearty entree salads, exquisite steaks, delicious chops, and mouth-watering prime rib from the rotisserie. 

 

Rockit Bar & Grill
www.rockitbarandgrill.com • 22 W Hubbard St • 312.645.6000
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Contemporary twist on the traditional bar and grill in a comfortable yet stylish setting with signature salads, sandwiches, burgers and entrees.

 

The Windsor
www.thewindsorchicago.com • 160 E Huron St • 312.943.7777
Book a Reservation • Plan a Private Event

The Windsor, opened in Summer 2015, is newest member of the 4 Star Restaurant Group (owners of Crosby’s Kitchen, The Smoke Daddy, Dunlay’s, DOC Wine Bar, Frasca and Remington’s). The menu was created by Chef Todd Stein with a focus on unique and expansive rotisserie options, shareable plates, craft beer and cocktails for lunch, brunch and dinner. Perfect for busy families, professionals, and visitors in the area, the menu also features a selection of fresh options to go. 

 

Harry Caray’s 7th Inning Stretch and Chicago Sports
www.harrycarays.com • Water Tower Place, 835 N Michigan Ave, Level 7 • 312.202.0500
Book a Reservation • Plan a Private Event

Together, the Chicago Sports Museum and Harry Caray’s 7th Inning Stretch create the ultimate entertainment and dining destination on the Magnificent Mile. Combining high-energy entertainment with state-of-the-art audio/visual equipment, the 23,000 sqft Chicago Sports Museum offers exciting interactive experiences, a vast collection of unique sports memorabilia and an impressive display of game-used treasures and artifacts. Including the adjoining restaurant next door – Harry Caray’s 7th Inning Stretch – the complex as a whole can accommodate groups of up to 1200 reception style. Catering is provided by Harry Caray’s Catering & Events and features menus ranging from all-American to steakhouse classics. 

 
weber grill

Weber Grill Restaurant
www.webergrillrestaurant.com • 539 N State St • 312.467.9696
Book a Reservation • Plan a Private Event

The Weber Grill Restaurant is the result of over 60 years of Classic Outdoor Grilling—from the people who invented the Weber Charcoal kettle grill. You'll taste the difference that decades of grilling expertise make. Our secret: a commitment to using quality ingredients, innovative recipes, honed grilling technique, and Weber charcoal kettles. We are especially proud of our Hand-Cut Black Angus Steaks, Wood-Smoked Barbecue, Fire-Inspired Seasonal Entrees, Charcoal Seared Burgers and Fresh Grilled Seafood.
For larger groups we have both private and semi-private event spaces that can accommodate groups of up to 150. Additionally we offer catering services that can include on-site grilling action stations for any size group. All event menus can be customized for your next event so all you have to do is sit back, relax and enjoy!

 

Hub 51
www.hub51chicago.com • 51 W Hubbard St • 312.828.0051
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Hub 51's distinctive menu of American fare features a wide variety of dishes influenced by coastal regions in California, Mexico and Asia. Simple in approach, the cuisine ranges from homemade tacos and seafood to signature sandwiches and sushi—not to mention a delicious (and popular!) weekend brunch—and boasts a well-curated craft beer program.

 

Jake Melnick's Corner Tap
www.jakemelnicks.com • 41 E Superior St • 312.266.0400
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Located in Chicago’s Gold Coast, Jake Melnick’s features award-winning chicken wings, house-smoked BBQ, specialty cocktails, over 36 craft beers on tap and over 20 TV’s to watch the big game.  Rated “Top Chicken Wings in the US” by Today Show.

Catering & Events

Blue Plate Catering & Events
www.blueplatechicago.com • 1362 W Fulton St • 312.377.0929
Contact Blue Plate • Plan a Private Event

Blue Plate Catering, a Round the Table Hospitality company, is Chicago’s premier, award-winning catering company with over 30 years experience and leadership in the hospitality industry. Founded by CEO Jim Horan, the company reflects Jim’s pride in personal relationships, belief in hard work and, most importantly, a dedication to and appreciation for the craft of food. The company continues its leadership in its new, state-of-the-art facility, Larkin Hall, located in Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood.

 

Paramount Events
www.paramounteventschicago.com • 1750 W Lake St • 773.880.8044
Contact Paramount Events • Plan a Private Event

Amazing food.  At Paramount Events, this is our passion, and it comes through on each and every plate. We believe in a modern approach to catering that brings restaurant quality dishes to any event, big or small. Our custom, creative menus use local, sustainable products and we provide guests with impeccable, stellar service. Paramount Events is Chicago’s go-to resource for Corporate Events & Social Gatherings; Stunning Galas & Non-Profit Functions; Gorgeous Weddings & Rehearsal Dinners as well as Drop Off Boxed Lunches and Delicious Spreads for your next business meeting or party.

 

Park West
www.parkwestchicagoevents.com • 322 West Armitage Ave • 312.440.9191
Concert Schedule • Contact Park West

One of Chicago’s best equipped multimedia facilities, this historic theatre has been an integral part of the entertainment scene since it opened in the 1920’s. Years later the building became the Town Theater, a neighborhood movie house, until 1977 when it was transformed into into Park West. Since then Park West has been the premier concert location for nationally recognized entertainers and the favorite meeting place for top corporations. Combining maximum flexibility with superior quality, the professionals at Park West are ready to make your event a success. For everything from meetings and presentations to parties and fashion shows, Park West is the room of choice.

 

Tigerlily Events at Lincoln Park Zoo & Cafe Brauer
www.tlilyevents.com • 2230 N Cannon Dr • 312.742.2400
Contact Tigerlily • Plan a Private Event

Tigerlily Events is a full-service catering and event planning company at Lincoln Park Zoo and Café Brauer specializing in corporate meetings, weddings, social occasions and large-scale special events. From conception to execution, Tigerlily delivers one-of-a-kind events.

 

Indian

Vermilion
www.thevermilionrestaurant.com • 10 W Hubbard St • 312.527.4060 
Book a Reservation • Plan a Private Event

Vermilion is renown for its unique and sophisticated melding of indian and latin cuisines, spanning fare across India, Spain & Latin America. In its sleek, sensual ambiance in the heart of downtown Chicago, Vermilion is also known for it's artisinal herb and spice cocktails and global wine list. Vermilion has been lauded by Bon Appetit, Time, Esquire, Financial Times, Travel and Leisure, Town and Country, and 3 stars Chicago Tribune for its adventurous, one-of-a-kind cuisine. Vermilion is a woman led entity that is renown for supporting women in the culinary industry and founding and leading the James Beard Foundation's Women in Culinary Leadership Program. Show your badge or mention "Vermilion Choose Partnership" for a complimentary dessert or appetizer. 

 

Italian

Nico Osteria
www.nicoosteria.com •  1015 N Rush St  • 312.994.7100
Book a Reservation • Plan a Private Event

From the team behind One Off Hospitality Group, Nico Osteria brings coastal Italian seafood to Chicago’s Gold Coast neighborhood. Nico Osteria at Thompson Chicago delivers a warm and inviting dining experience for hotel guests and local diners alike, offering breakfast, lunch and dinner, daily. The dining room lends an elegant and welcoming backdrop for Chef Bill Montagne's house-made pasta and impeccable seafood, whereas Salone Nico provides a casual, yet refined, bar setting for his rustic fare. The daily changing menu utilizes pristine product prepared to showcase the farmers' and fishermen’s bounty, and carries over to private dining, catering, banquets and in-room dining.

 

Spiaggia
www.spiaggiarestaurant.com •  980 N Michigan Ave, 2nd Fl • 312.280.2750
Book a Reservation • Plan a Private Event

Home to James Beard award-winning Chef, Tony Mantuano, Spiaggia offers a memorable dining experience and has been honored to host some of the city’s most elegant social and corporate events accommodating groups up to 300 people.

 

Cafe Spiaggia
www.cafespiaggia.com• 980 N Michigan Ave, 2nd Fl • 312.280.2750
Book a Reservation • Plan a Private Event

Café Spiaggia is a local gathering spot offering rustic Italian fare by Chef Di Cucina, Joe Flamm. A casual setting for a social or corporate outing.  

 

Il Porcellino
www.ilporcellinochicago.com • 59 W Hubbard St • 312.595.0800
Book a Reservation • Plan a Private Event

A rustic everyday trattoria, il Porcellino delivers authentic Italian fare with a focus on local ingredients and artisans and features a large selection of antipasti, Sicilian focaccia pizzas and housemade pasta offerings. It boasts an Italian-driven wine program that encourages sharing as well as a bespoke cocktail program from award-winning mixologist, Julian Cox. 

 

RPM Italian
www.rpmrestaurants.com • 52 W Illinois St • 312.222.1888
Book a Reservation • Plan a Private Event

Located in Chicago’s River North neighborhood, RPM Italian is modern in approach and Italian in spirit, featuring a contemporary chef-driven menu with more than a dozen fresh pastas made in house daily, celebrated Italian classics, signature RPM cocktails and an award-winning wine list. The sister restaurant to RPM Steak, RPM Italian marks the first collaboration between partners RJ, Jerrod and Molly Melman, acclaimed chef Doug Psaltis and celebrity couple Bill & Giuliana Rancic.

 

Tesori
www.tesorichicago.com • 65 E Adams St • 312.786.9911 • Book a Reservation

Set in the heart of Chicago’s bustling Loop, Tesori offers Italian-inspired cuisine featuring fresh seasonal ingredients and global wines.

 

Latin

Carnivale
www.carnivalechicago.com • 702 W Fulton St • 312.850.5005
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Chef Rodolfo Cuadros’ cuisine is influenced by his love for deeply rooted traditions in Hispanic culture. Carnivale’s menu highlights dishes from the Caribbean, Spain, South and Central America and sources the best local ingredients to bring you an unforgettable experience in Latin-American flavors. We’re famous for our award-winning mojitos, fresh ceviche and wood-grilled steak.

 

Mediterranean

Eden
www.edeninchicago.com • 1748 W Lake St • 312.366.2294 • Book a Reservation

Eden is a chef-driven restaurant in the West Lake District of downtown Chicago offering a fresh take on Mediterranean and American food by Chef Devon Quinn and Chef de Cuisine Miles Schaefer. The space also features two private dining rooms – Sage, which seats up to 10 and Celadon, which seats up to 36. Styled to perfection and quietly tucked away, both emulate an ideal setting for parties, meetings and more.

 

Modern American

GreenRiver
www.greenriverchi.com • 259 E Erie 18th Fl • 312.337.0101
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GreenRiver is a Michelin-starred restaurant and bar that brings modern Midwestern cuisine, exceptional cocktails and a beautiful outdoor terrace to Chicago’s Streeterville neighborhood. Executive Chef Aaron Lirette’s menu offers new twists on simple, comforting American dishes and incorporates seasonal ingredients from local farms and purveyors.

 

Live Entertainment & Music

House of Blues Chicago
www.houseofblues.com/chicago • 329 N Dearborn St • 312.923.2000
Book a Reservation • Book a Private Event

House of Blues Restaurant & Bar features a harmony of Southern cuisine and re-imagined American favorites that are bold and classic, yet contemporary. Indulge in genuine culture with cuisine that is as illustrious as the talent on the stage, and as inspiring as the art on the walls. Whether you’re in the mood for a juicy Smoked BBQ Bacon burger, fire-grilled flatbreads, or our signature Voodoo shrimp, there’s a little something for everyone on the menu. Full restaurant and bar with live blues seven nights a week, Gospel Brunch every Sunday, and so much more! Present your conference badge to take advantage of the following special offers:
• Buy 3 Get 1 Free tickets to Gospel Brunch (every Sunday at 10AM and 12:30PM, subject to capacity)
• Free Appetizer with purchase of an Entrée in House of Blues Restaurant and Bar (one per table)

 

Nightlife & Bars

Fremont
www.fremontchicago.com • 15 W Illinois St • 312.874.7270
Book a Reservation • Plan a Private Event

Whether grabbing dinner with friends or planning a night out (or better yet, both), Fremont, the bi-level concept, is the perfect place to experience something new in the River North neighborhood. The latest from Four Corners Tavern Group, the 17,000-square-feet space holds up to 600 guests, for a stylish yet casual social dining experience. An eclectic menu is packed with inventive takes on classic American comfort foods and favorite dishes, while a rotating seasonal cocktail menu embodies the heart and whimsy Four Corners is known for. The second level features a large retractable roof, creating an inclusive and inviting atmosphere, complemented by the elevated bar’s entertainment programming. Inspired by the palpable atmosphere of Las Vegas, Fremont embraces good times with great company.

 

Studio Paris
www.studioparisnightclub.com • 59 W Hubbard St, 2nd Floor • 312.377.9944
Book a Reservation • Plan a Private Event

Studio Paris has redefined nightlife in Chicago. Blending the allure of an exclusive cocktail lounge with the vibrant energy of a premier nightclub, it’s become one of the most sought-out hot spots and event spaces. Boasting a state-of-the-art Funktion One sound system and an unrivaled audio-visual experience, Studio Paris has hosted some of the biggest names in electronic music: Tiesto. DeadMau5. Avicii. Kaskade. Calvin Harris. In a city where dance music has exploded in recent years, Wednesday nights at Studio Paris have quickly evolved into a showcase for emerging artists and a must for EDM fans throughout Chicago. In addition, the club attracts some of the most popular open-format deejays in the country, including artists like DJ Vice, DJ Spider, DJ Politik and DJ Five, as well as live performances by A-list artists like Jason Derulo, LMFAO, Rita Ora, Rev Run and CeeLo Green. On any given night a mix of celebrities, top athletes and influencers from the world of fashion and entertainment can be found partying beneath the room’s glass roof, making Studio Paris unlike any other venue in Chicago.

 

Three Dots and A Dash
www.threedotschicago.com • 435 N Clark St • 312.610.4220
Book a Reservation • Plan a Private Event

With a secret alleyway entrance, Three Dots and a Dash is a speakeasy-style take on the traditional tiki bar—ready to transport you to the bygone eras of Trader Vic, Stephen Crane and Don the Beachcomber. Descend underground to discover a retro subterranean hideaway with an island vibe, classic and original tiki cocktails, more than 200 different rums and a small menu of Polynesian-inspired bites.

 

Seafood

Chicago Oyster House
www.chicagooysterhouse.com • 1933 S Indiana Ave • 312.225.8833 • Book a Reservation

One block away from McCormick Center at the intersection of Indiana Avenue and Cullerton Street is the Chicago Oyster House which specializes in Prime Seafood & Steaks. The chefs prepare fresh eats from the world's depths, particularly those best served raw or extremely fresh, as in oysters and sushi. With multiple truck deliveries daily is how they ensure the freshest seafood bites to each hungry mouth. There are two raw bars inside the space. The first is dedicated to city's most selection of East and West Coast oyster varieties, served chilled in their own shells atop a bed of ice. At the second raw bar, the chefs put their focus on the art of sushi as they wrap assortment of freshest raw fish in colorful, bite-size morsels of rice, seaweed, and sauce. Behind the scenes, the kitchen is where the mouthwatering Prime Steaks are grilled to perfection along with other deep sea morsels such as grilled oysters, steamed king crab legs and delicately fried soft-shell crab. Try their 30-day dry aged NY Strip and it will keep you coming back for more.

 

Shopping

Bloomingdale's
www.bloomingdales.com • 900 N Michigan Ave • 312.440.4460

Bloomingdale's has a celebrated history as a special destination for shoppers from around the country and the world. Visit our newly renovated store on North Michigan Avenue for all the brands you desire.
To make the most of your visit, stop by our third floor visitor center and take advantage of these special services

  • Translators and store directories in six languages
  • Personal shopping assistance and concierge services
  • Coat and package check
  • 15% savings certificate and a complimentary frozen yogurt from Forty Carrots*
    *restrictions apply, see certificate for details.  Frozen Yogurt certificate available for convention attendees Monday-Thursday only. 
 

Specialty Snacks

Garrett Popcorn Shops®
www.GarrettPopcorn.com • Purchase Popcorn

A Chicago Tradition Since 1949
Garrett Popcorn Shops® serves only the finest, handcrafted Popcorn. Every small batch of Garrett® is hot air popped throughout the day for ultimate freshness. Using only the highest quality, wholesome ingredients, our cooks coat every kernel with our secret family recipes in old-fashioned Copper Kettles. Our Popcorn is thoughtfully prepared all day, every day.
Garrett...Like No Other. Garrett® is available for trade show booth traffic builders, VIP gifting and other events. 

 

Steakhouse

Ditka's Chicago
www.ditkaschicago.com • 100 E Chestnut St • 312.587.8989
Book a Reservation • Plan a Private Event

Located steps away from Michigan Ave., Ditka’s Restaurant, a Chicagoland institution, has attracted business professionals, families, tourists and celebrities alike. Named after legendary Bears Coach Mike Ditka, known for his honest and straight-forward opinions. 

We feature five private rooms that can accommodate groups from 10-500 with infinite amount of set up styles. With over 20 years of experience in the highly competitive Chicago market, we understand the importance of quality food & genuine hospitality. Known for Chops & Steaks including the signature dish "Da Pork Chop" along with a wide variety of fresh, sustainable seafood and contemporary American classics.

 

Harry Caray’s Italian Steakhouse
www.harrycarays.com • 33 W Kinzie St • 312.828.0966
Book a Reservation • Plan a Private Event

Named “Best Steakhouse in Chicago” by the Chicago Tribune Dining Poll, Harry Caray’s is a legendary Italian steakhouse serving the finest prime, aged steaks, chops and Italian favorites. The sophisticated, high energy restaurant pays tribute to its namesake, the beloved Hall of Fame Chicago Cubs broadcaster. A museum-quality collection of sports memorabilia makes Harry’s a must-see for any sports fan. Big-name athletes, celebrities and politicians are often seen at this Chicago institution. Harry Caray’s is housed in a treasured architectural landmark, once home to Frank Nitti, the infamous “enforcer” in Al Capone’s gang. Visitors can check out relics from the gangster-era in Frank Nitti’s Vault, including a once-hidden underground tunnel.

 

Morton's The Steakhouse
www.mortons.com • 65 E Wacker Pl • 312.201.0464
Book a Reservation • Plan a Private Event

Morton's The Steakhouse at Wacker Place is located at the epicenter of some of Downtown Chicago's most celebrated attractions and downtown hotels. Walking distance from the Magnificent Mile, Millennium Park and the Chicago Theatre District, this steakhouse offers a superb dining location for a business power lunch, after work drinks and Bar Bites, an exceptional dinner or even over 4,000 square feet of private dining space in six private dining rooms.

 

RPM Steak
www.rpmrestaurants.com • 66 W Kinzie St • 312.284.4990
Book a Reservation • Plan a Private Event

Located in Chicago’s River North neighborhood, RPM Steak is a modern take on the traditional steakhouse and features a contemporary, chef-driven menu, an award-winning wine list and a well-curated craft cocktail program. The sister restaurant to RPM Italian, RPM Steak marks the second collaboration between partners RJ, Jerrod and Molly Melman, acclaimed chef Doug Psaltis and celebrity couple Bill and Giuliana Rancic. 

 

Texas de Brazil
www.texasdebrazil.com • 210 E Illinois St • 312.595.0913
Book a Reservation • Plan a Private Event

Texas de Brazil Brazilian Steakhouse embraces a time-honored tradition of churrasco-style cooking, adopted from the gauchos of Southern Brazil. The fixed-price menu features continuous servings of perfectly seasoned beef, lamb, pork, chicken and sausage all slow-roasted over an open-flame and carved at the table by the restaurant’s experienced gauchos. Additionally, Texas de Brazil boasts an extravagant gourmet salad area containing more than 50 fresh items such as grilled vegetables, imported cheeses, charcuterie, smoked salmon, creamy lobster bisque and many more mouthwatering variations of salads and traditional Brazilian sides. Texas de Brazil offers group dining rates, catering packages and takeout options to meet the needs of all diners & occasions. 

 

Prime & Provisions
www.primeandprovisions.com • 222 N LaSalle St • 312.726.7777 • Book a Reservation

Located at 222 North LaSalle Street, Prime & Provisions is positioned on the border of River North and Loop area. The steakhouse consists of a 12,000-square-foot space, spanning from the ground floor to the second floor dining area. The restaurant seats approximately 300 guests inside, as well as 50 guests in the outdoor garden patio. The menu celebrates the simplicity of true steakhouse cuisine. In an era inundated with restaurant concepts all vying to tap into the newest trend, or meld the most avant-garde ingredients, Prime & Provisions reconnects with traditional steakhouse roots. Reaching back to a time when a night out enjoying a marvelous, hand-cut steak was a celebration in itself, Prime & Provisions puts quality first.

 

Tapas

Tapas Valencia
www.tapasvalencia.com • 1530 S State St • 312.842.4444
Book a Reservation • Plan a Private Event

Located in Chicago’s South loop, we offer creative Spanish tapas, unique cocktails, and a lively atmosphere! Whether you’re dining with friends and family, exploring on a first date, or planning your next big event, Tapas Valencia is the perfect backdrop for any occasion. We carry on the tradition of great food and service that was started at our original location, Mesón Sabika in Naperville.

 

Mesón Sabika
www.mesonsabika.com • 1025 Aurora Ave, Naperville, IL  • 630.983.3000
Book a Reservation • Plan a Private Event

Mesón Sabika is an award-winning Spanish Tapas restaurant that has resided in an 1847 Georgian mansion since 1990. It goes without question, that the restaurant offers an unmatched dining experience. Guests can dine indoors and enjoy the grace and charm reminiscent of a European Villa or can choose to sit outdoors on the terrace while enjoying the ultimate alfresco experience underneath 150-year-old oak trees which cover the estate.

 

Tours & Activities

Pinstripes Bistro • Bowling • Bocce
www.pinstripes.com • 435 E Illinois St • 312.527.3010
Book a Reservation • Plan a Private Event

American contemporary cuisine, blending game and other seasonal ingredients into classic and approachable fare.

 

Shoreline Sightseeing
www.shorelinesightseeing.com • Boat Docks: Navy Pier or NE corner of Michigan Avenue Bridge • 312.222.9328
Architecture Tour Tickets  • Group Tours • Private Charters • Water Taxis 

Memorable Chicago events begin with Shoreline Sightseeing and Shoreline Charters! Now celebrating its 77th season on Chicago's waterways, Shoreline is famed for its  guided Architecture River Tours, panoramic Classic Lake Tours and dazzling Fireworks Tours. Groups are welcome on all regularly scheduled day and evening tours including our  twice-weekly Spanish language Architecture Tours.  Seeking a completely private event?  Shoreline Charters offers evening cruises for 20 to 200 guests with flexible lake and river itineraries, premier caterers and impeccable service. Looking for a fast, fun way to get around Chicago's lake and river? Try a convenient Shoreline Water Taxi to and from Navy Pier! Create your Chicago memory with Shoreline!

 

EscapeHouse Chicago
www.escapehousechicago.com • 54 E Ontario St • 312.981.6633 
Book a Reservation • Plan a Private Event

During the course of a 60-minute room escape experience at the EscapeHouse in the River North area of downtown Chicago, your group will experience an exciting team-building experience as they are tested on their ability to search for clues, solve puzzles and work together to beat the clock. Two different escape experiences are offered:
Save the White House – ideal for novices and those less experienced with escape rooms. Your group of agents find yourselves locked down in the White House during a missile attack, and must locate the secret code to launch interceptors to save the White House.
Escape the Safe House – Make your escape from an elaborate realm of enigmas and espionage designed by the world’s top spies.
A fun experience for groups of 5-10.
Open daily at 10am.

 

Skydeck Chicago
www.theskydeck.com • 233 S Wacker Dr • 312.875.9447 • Book a Reservation

No trip to Chicago is complete without a visit to the 103rd floor of the Willis Tower to see the world-famous Skydeck. Enjoy 360-degree views spanning up to 50 miles and four states, plus our most spectacular view - 1,353 feet straight down! For a thrilling, once in a lifetime experience, "Dare to Stand Out" on The Ledge, our glass balconies extending more than four feet outside the building.
• Open daily March-September 9am-10pm, October-February 10am-8pm
• Private banquet and corporate presentation space is also available on our 99th Floor for 250 seated or 400-person reception. Call 312.875.9447 for more information. 

 

Upscale American

Fulton Market Kitchen
www.fultonmarketkitchen.com • 311 N Sangamon St • 312.733.6900
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Equal parts Art Gallery, Restaurant, and Craft Cocktail Bar; Fulton Market Kitchen is as stimulating to the eyes as it is to the taste buds. Conceptualized and designed by Daniel Alonso and the Bonhomme Hospitality Group (FMK, Black Bull, Bordel, Celeste, Disco, Beatnik), Fulton Market Kitchen is a portal of collective creativity, integrating various art mediums and styles with imaginative cocktails and cuisine to create a new experience for Chicago’s evolving culture.

 

The Signature Room at the 95th®
www.signatureroom.com • 875 N Michigan Ave • 312.787.9596
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Located atop the John Hancock Center, The Signature Room at the 95th® offers diners exquisite food, superb service, and a dazzling skyline view. The elegant wood designs and art deco interior create an inviting and intimate atmosphere, while the floor-to-ceiling windows exhibit the stunning Chicago skyline and 360 degree views of the entire city. Visit for lunch, dinner, or Sunday brunch and experience why The Signature Room® is “the restaurant Chicago looks up to!

 

Steadfast at the Kimpton
www.steadfastchicago.com • 315 N LaSalle St • 312.801.8899
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Steadfast brings an innovative, upscale, chef-driven restaurant concept offering a New American cuisine with beautifully composed dishes to food savvy hotel guests, pre-theater diners, business diners & power-lunchers, along with Chicago’s passionate dining community. Steadfast has been described as an instant class in one of Chicago’s celebrated historical buildings. Steadfast’s focal-point – the exhibition kitchen, invited guests from every seat in the house to personally connect with the culinary team. The exhibition kitchen houses a wood-fired oven, cast-iron plancha and overlooks the charcuterie room.

 

River Roast
www.riverroastchicago.com • 315 N LaSalle St • 312.822.0100
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Situated on the iconic Chicago River with stunning views of the water and downtown, River Roast is a lively social house and gathering place from James Beard award-winning Chef Tony Mantuano and Executive Chef John Hogan. Featuring dynamic indoor and outdoor private event spaces.

 

Tortoise Supper Club
www.tortoisesupperclub.com • 350 N State St • 312.755.1700 • Book a Reservation

Tortoise Supper Club is a metropolitan Supper Club serving Steaks, Chops & Fresh Seafood. Tortoise Supper Club offers a signature Chicago experience as the city’s rich heritage is celebrated throughout their warm, vibrant dining room. Round out the full Tortoise Supper Club experience with craft cocktails in the bar and live jazz on Friday and Saturday nights.