Chicago Concierge is a professional reservation service and visitors guide provided by local hospitality experts in partnership with McCormick Place and the convention and tourism bureau, Choose Chicago. All services are offered complimentary to attendees and exhibitors of RSNA 2018.

• Complimentary Concierge Services

Our concierge professionals are available to assist you online and on-site at the convention center, McCormick Place. Submit a request for personalized Chicago recommendations, to book reservations, or to plan a private event.

• Chicago Dining & Entertainment

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

• McCormick Place Dining Guide

Find out where and what to eat at Chicago's convention center during your show. 

• RSNA Dine Around Reservations

RSNA has engaged with Chicago Concierge to bring you special 3-course menus for $82 per person or less at great restaurants throughout the city. Browse participating restaurants, view special prix fixe menus, and request a reservation for your group.


Details on special offers coming soon.

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 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.

McCormick Place Dining Guide

Experience the flavors of Chicago while you are at the convention center. From healthy salads and multi-course menus through Bistro RSNA, to the fast-casual counters always nearby, McCormick Place offers attendees and exhibitors a variety of dining onsite.



The Best Place to Eat, Meet, & Network at RSNA 2018

With an extensive gourmet menu and ample seating, Bistro RSNA is an excellent option to sit down to a comfortable lunch and network with colleagues. Each technical exhibit hall houses Bistro RSNA. To purchase Bistro RSNA tickets, visit us online at and onsite at the Bistro kiosk in Grand Concourse, Level 3 or any Bistro location host desk.

Bistro Dining Areas
Locations: Technical Exhibits Halls A & B and Learning Center, Lakeside Center East Level 3
Hours: 11:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Bistro Ticket Kiosk
Location: Grand Concourse, Level 3
Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.



RSNA “Green” Initiatives Extend to the Lunch Table           

Our goal is to offer a wide variety of delicious dining options using the freshest, most wholesome ingredients available while reducing our impact on the environment. Menu offerings have expanded to include certified organic ingredients and locally farmed proteins, dairy and produce, served in eco-friendly packages. Blue recycling bins have been added throughout the facility so that waste products may be disposed of properly. “Go Green” and save $0.25 when you bring your own refillable mug or bottle on fresh brewed coffee or fountain beverage at McCormick Place food outlets (excluding Connie’s Pizza and McDonald’s.)



For your convenience, we provide a complete list of dining options open for service during the 2018 RSNA Annual Meeting. Click here to download printable guide (2017 sample only; 2018 list to be posted at a later date) or browse by building location below for all McCormick Place dining. 

North Building, Level 2

Chicago’s own Connie’s pizza and other Italian favorites.

Golden Arches serving such favorites as the Egg McMuffin, hamburgers, French fries, and assorted beverages.

Connie’s Express Cart
Chicago’s own Connie’s pizza and other Italian favorites.

North Building Lobby, Level 3

23rd Street Café 
This café and market offers a healthy menu with innovative touchscreen ordering; featuring items grown from Savor’s Rooftop Garden.

Hops & Grapes Bar
CASH BAR featuring a variety of local, craft beers and wine

Starbucks North    
Specialty drinks, lattes and coffee of the day, premium teas, freshly baked pastries and seasonal specialties.

Third Coast Roast
Featuring local Metropolis brewed coffee and espresso beverages as well as light breakfast items.

Garret Popcorn Cart
Chicago’s favorite popcorn! Locally made popcorn served along with other assorted snacks and beverages.

North Building Technical Exhibits Hall B, Level 3

Bistro RSNA
Offering an all-inclusive lunch option on the exhibit floor. Featuring assorted salads, a variety of hot and cold items, desserts and beverages for $24.

Connie’s Pizza
East Café
Chicago’s own Connie’s pizza and other Italian favorites.

Mordy’s Kosher Express
West Café
Featuring kosher sandwiches, hot dogs, soup and salad.

South Building, Level 1

Market Cart
Featuring a selection of “Grab-n-Go” options; including salads, sandwiches, assorted breakfast items and snacks.

South Building, Level 2.5

Plate Room Food Court
This eclectic food court offers several options to choose from: Mangia-Italian, Mian Tiao-Asian, Heartland Burger, Chi-Town Dog, Luzitas Burrito Bowl, and Grab and Go options.

Specialty drinks, lattes and coffee of the day, premium teas, freshly baked pastries and seasonal specialties.

Jamba Juice
Healthy blended beverages as well as Oatmeal, Wraps, Flatbreads, Pastries and Healthy Snacks.

South Building, Level 3

Dunkin Donuts Cart
America’s favorite donuts & coffee and other assorted snacks and beverages.

South Building, Technical Exhibits, Hall A, Level 3

Bistro RSNA
Offering an all-inclusive lunch option on the exhibit floor. Featuring assorted salads, a variety of hot and cold items, desserts and beverages.

Quick service lunch option on the exhibit floor; offering a variety of options from different global cuisines to local options for $16.50 per person, plus tax.

Café A1
Salads and gourmet sandwiches, pizza, Italian Beef, Hot Dogs and assorted beverages are served overlooking the show floor. Coffee, assorted muffins, yogurt and bagels offered in the morning.

Café A2
Salads and gourmet sandwiches, pizza, Italian Beef, Hot Dogs and assorted beverages are served overlooking the show floor. Coffee, assorted muffins, yogurt and bagels offered in the morning.

South Market
Featuring a selection of “Grab-n-Go” options; including salads, sandwiches, assorted breakfast items and other snacks and refreshments.

Midwest Melt
Serving grilled panini-style sandwiches along with assorted snacks and beverages

Hot Dog Cart
Featuring classic Chicago Style hot dogs, a variety of sandwiches, assorted chips and refreshments.

Connie’s Pizza
Chicago’s own Connie’s pizza and other Italian favorites.

Mordy’s Kosher Express
Featuring kosher sandwiches, hot dogs, soup and salad.

South Building, Level 4

Market Cart
Featuring a selection of “Grab-n-Go” options – including salads, sandwiches, assorted breakfast items and other snacks.

Lakeside Center East, Level 2

Starbucks East
Specialty drinks, lattes and coffee of the day, premium teas, freshly baked pastries and seasonal specialties

Lakeside Center East, Learning Center, Level 3

Bistro RSNA
Offering an all-inclusive lunch option on the exhibit floor. Featuring assorted salads, a variety of hot and cold items, desserts and beverages.

Lakeside Center East, Connections Center, Level 3

Lakeside Café
Featuring a selection of “Grab-n-Go” options – including salads, sandwiches, assorted breakfast items and other snacks.

Third Coast Roast
Featuring local Metropolis brewed coffee and espresso beverages as well as light breakfast options.

Ambrosia Organic Cart
Offering all natural and organic breakfast items and a daily selection of paninis. 

Hops & Grapes Bar
CASH BAR featuring a variety of local, craft beers and wine

Market Cart
Featuring a selection of “Grab-n-Go” options; including salads, sandwiches, assorted breakfast items and other snacks and refreshments

West building, level 2.5

Starbucks West
Specialty drinks, lattes and coffee of the day, premium teas, freshly baked pastries and seasonal specialties.

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.


Roka Akor • 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.


Union Sushi + Barbeque Bar • 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.



Bub City • 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.



Burger Bar • 1150 S Michigan Ave • 312.988.0162
Book a Reservation • Plan a Private Event

From our original stackers to a build-your-own burger, Burger Bar offers Chicago's most delicious burgers as well as fantastic appetizers and mind-blowing shakes. But make sure to try one of the many excellent craft beers on draft or bottle and make a night of it! 


SafeHouse Chicago • 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

Remington’s • 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. 


The Windsor • 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. 


Weber Grill Restaurant • 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!


Hard Rock Cafe Chicago  • 63 W Ontario St • 312.943.2252
Book a Reservation • Book a Private Event

Located at the corner of Clark and Ontario, in the heart of Chicago's vibrant River North neighborhood. Known worldwide for embracing funky styles and blending them with good food and music history, Hard Rock Cafe Chicago offers a unique experience you don’t want to miss. Whether you're craving our Legendary® Burger after shopping on the Magnificent Mile or a Rockarita after a long work day, you'll find a wide variety of legendary cuisine and cocktails to choose from. For a full list of live music events visit Great for large events up to 600.


Hub 51 • 51 W Hubbard St • 312.828.0051
Book a Reservation • Plan a Private Event

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 • 41 E Superior St • 312.266.0400
Book a Reservation • Plan a Private Event

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 • 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.


Park West • 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 • 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.



Marchesa •  535 N. Wells Street • 312.527.9535  •  Book a Reservation

Marchesa, located in the heart of the River North neighborhood, offers Continental cuisine -- from France, Italy and Spain -- and the still & sparkling wines that pair perfectly. Think Coquilles St. Jacques, Paella Valencia and Bistecca Fiorentina and your favorite Champagne, Tempranillo or Chianti Classico. Chic, yet welcoming, art-filled dining room, full bar and polished staff. Reservations welcomed or simply walk in! Look forward to the pleasure of your company! 


FLoral and Event Services

Kloeckner Preferred Flowers •  3214 West 55th Street • 773.737.8232 •  Book a Reservation

Known for our “Big city style with suburban budgets,” Kloeckner Preferred Flowers offers floral & event services of any style, budget & size with no minimums. 
Corporate planners appreciate because:
• We work directly with growers providing the highest quality of beautiful floral for our designs at reasonable price points
• Our immense vase inventory ranges from sleek modern to high-end traditional & a seemingly endless selection of votives candleholders
• Capabilities to creatively bring custom event branding
• We assist with additional services including entertainment, lighting, audio, fabric & lounge vignettes
• The lowest labor rates in the Chicago event market



Cafe Spiaggia• 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 • 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. 


Nico Osteria •  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.


RPM Italian • 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.


Sofi Restaurant • 616 S. Dearborn  • 312.753.5502 • Book a Reservation

Upscale Northern Italian Trattoria.


Spiaggia •  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.


Tesori • 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.



Carnivale • 702 W Fulton St • 312.850.5005
Book a Reservation • Plan a Private Event

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.


Live Entertainment & Music

House of Blues 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)


Lyric Opera • 20 N Wacker Dr • 312.332.2244 • Book Tickets

Grand spectacle. The finest singers of our time. And immortal music performed by our internationally celebrated orchestra and chorus.


Nightlife & Bars

Studio Paris • 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 • 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.




Chicago Oyster House • 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.


Portsmith • 660 North State Street • 312.202.6050 • Book a Reservation

Portsmith. Named for the notion that seafood is a staple of most port towns and our chefs are the food “smiths” and craftsmen elevating one of nature’s greatest gifts to man. When working with truly great seafood, we believe in the “less is more” approach. Sometimes the best ingredient is the one left off the plate.
Portsmith sources the best quality and freshest seafood. We honor the seafood and fisherman with bold flavors yet simple plating. Precision yet restraint showcase the natural flavors of our pristine catch. Among the most celebrated restaurant openings of 2017, Portsmith has earned 3 stars from local dining critic, Phil Vettel, among numerous other accolades from critics and local diners. Portsmith is located in Chicago’s Gold Coast on State Street, just north of Erie, at the ground floor of dana hotel & spa. Corporate happy hours, large format dining, private events, and other catered events are easily accommodated and professionally attended to in our many private spaces.



Shaw's Crab House • 21 E Hubbard St • 312.527.2722 • Book a Reservation

Shaw’s Crab House, Chicago’s premier Seafood Restaurant, features two dining options – the 1940’s style traditional white tablecloth Main Dining Room and the more casual and lively Oyster Bar. This American Seafood classic offers a variety of freshly shucked oysters, made to order sushi and more than 40 seafood dishes including our signature Alaskan King Crab Legs. Our reputation relies on quality ingredients prepared in a straight-forward style, with crisp, professional service.



Bloomingdale's • 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® • 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. 



Harry Caray’s Italian Steakhouse • 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 • 65 E Wacker Pl • 312.201.0464
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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 • 66 W Kinzie St • 312.284.4990
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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. 


Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse • 431 N Dearborn St • 312.321.2725
Book a Reservation • Plan a Private Event

The best steakhouse in Chicago, Illinois is Ruth’s Chris Steak House. Treat yourself to a USDA Prime steak that arrives sizzling on a 500° plate and a bottle from our award-winning wine list. With a spacious bar and multiple dining rooms that are ideal for business dinners, private parties and date nights, our Chicago steakhouse offers a dining experience you and your guests will long remember.


Texas de Brazil • 210 E Illinois St • 312.595.0913
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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 • 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 Valencia • 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 • 1025 Aurora Ave, Naperville, IL  • 630.983.3000
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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.


Sociale • 800 S Clark St • 312.588.1100
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Meet for a bite...  Meet for a drink...  Meet for a date...  Meet for a chat...
Delivering global cuisine through small bites, bold flavors and shared plates. All surrounded by its community and casual dining setting.


Tours & Activities

Harborside International Golf Center • 11001 S Doty Ave • 312.782.7837 
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Harborside International Golf Center, home to both the Port & Starboard Courses, has been Chicago’s home for golf since 1995. Located minutes from Chicago’s Loop, Harborside offers the premier golf experience in the Chicagoland area. Harborside is the only facility with two of Golfweek’s “Best Courses You Can Play in Illinois” and the home to the most expansive driving range and practice facility in Northern Illinois.


Pinstripes Bistro • Bowling • Bocce • 435 E Illinois St • 312.527.3010
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American contemporary cuisine, blending game and other seasonal ingredients into classic and approachable fare.


Shoreline Sightseeing SEASONAL April - November • 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 • 54 E Ontario St • 312.981.6633 
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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 • 233 S Wacker Dr • 312.875.9447

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. 



American Writers Museum • 180 N. Michigan Avenue • 312.374.8764
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There’s more to the story at the American Writers Museum (AWM), named Illinois' Best Attraction by USA Today and One of the World's 10 Best New Museums by Fodor's. This new cultural gem on Michigan Avenue features innovative and dynamic state-of-the-art exhibitions, including Word Waterfall, Surprise Bookshelf, Word Play, Story of the Day, Book Cloud, and Anatomy of a Masterwork. Special exhibits free with museum admission. AWM is a colorful and interactive space that can accommodate up to 250 people for all types of gatherings


Upscale American

BLVD • 817 W Lake St • (312) 526-3116 • Book a Reservation • Plan a Private Event

BLVD is a modern American restaurant located in Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood that draws inspiration from Hollywood’s Sunset Blvd circa 1950: the golden era’s most iconic strip of dining and entertainment establishments. Designed by Karen Herold of Studio K Creative, the interior blends clean lines and geometric shapes from the Art Deco movement with opulent fixtures and grandiose décor reflective of the Hollywood Regency style. Executive Chef Johnny Besch offers a globally inspired menu of modern American shareable plates, reimagining classic dishes, drawing from different cultures, and, at the same time, honoring the ways in which the dining scene has evolved. BLVD’s beverage program highlights innovative twists on popular cocktails from the 1950s, a tailored list of wines from around the world, and an intriguing selection of champagnes and sparkling wines available exclusively in The Champagne Room on the second floor


Fulton Market Kitchen • 311 N Sangamon St • 312.733.6900 • Book a Reservation • Plan a Private Event

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® • 875 N Michigan Ave • 312.787.9596 • Book a Reservation • Plan a Private Event

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 • 315 N LaSalle St • 312.801.8899 • Book a Reservation • Plan a Private Event

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.


ZED451 • 739 N Clark St • 312.266.6691 • Book a Reservation • Book a Private Event

ZED451 is a unique experience offering globally-inspired cuisine. It is $49 per person and very different from most restaurants. To begin, you and your guests will visit our harvest tables where we serve gourmet salads, cold pastas, homemade soups, artisan cheeses, breads, and charcuterie. Then, when you are ready, our chefs will approach your table with the steaks, seafood, poultry, and wild game that each of them have prepared for dinner. You will be able to try a little of what all the chefs have to offer throughout your event! The restaurant itself is spectacular, modern, and warm and features 5 incredible private event spaces. It is perfect for rehearsal dinners, cocktail receptions, seated dinners, showers, weddings, sports, and entertainment events. Brunch is also available on Saturdays and Sundays. We offer great complimentary services such as our shuttle service to make sure every detail, from A to ZED, is taken care of.


River Roast • 315 N LaSalle St • 312.822.0100 • Book a Reservation • Plan a Private Event

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 • 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.