Chicago Concierge

Recommendations, Reservations & "While in Chicago" Visitor's Guide

Chicago Concierge is a complimentary recommendation and reservation service. Our local hospitality professionals are available to assist with dinner and tour reservations,  private party venue selection, and event ticket purchasing. 

Browse our complete list of Chicago's top restaurants, shopping, and tourism experiences by selecting a cuisine/category below or learn about restaurants near where you are staying.

 
 

Concierge Services

We offer all convention concierge services through our online Concierge Request Form and interactive Chicago Dining & Tourism Guide. At the convention center, you can locate our friendly concierge representatives at a marked Reservations Desk, located near registration. Contact us today to receive personalized recommendations and secure your reservations or tickets prior to your arrival.

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Discounts & Special Offers For show VISITORS

Chicago Concierge has partnered with the following local businesses to offer specials, discounts, and complimentary items to conference attendees and exhibitors in Chicago. To take advantage of these special offers, present your badge to host, server, or salesperson upon arrival or mention "Chicago Concierge" when making your reservation. Scroll down to learn what businesses are participating and complete details about their offer.

15% Savings Certificate & Free Gift

Bloomingdale's
900 N Michigan Ave
www.bloomingdales.com • 312.440.4384

Visit Bloomingdale's Midwest flagship on North Michigan Avenue for all the brands you desire. Our store features six levels of upscale shopping including men's, women's and children's clothing.

• How to Redeem: Stop by our Bloomingdale's Visitors Center on 3 and present your badge
• Offer Details: Gift with minimum purchase / Restrictions may apply, see associate for details

 

15% Off Entire Bill

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

Tortoise Supper Club is a Metropolitan Supper Club serving Steaks, Chops, and Fresh Seafood.

• How to Redeem: Present your badge to server or mention Chicago Concierge offer when making reservation

 

Complimentary Chef's Choice Appetizers Upon Arrival

Roka Akor Chicago
456 N Clark St
www.rokaakor.com • 312.477.7652

Award-winning Japanese sushi, seafood, and steakhouse.

• How to Redeem: Present your badge upon arrival
 

 

One Complimentary Peirogi Per Guest

Bohemian House
11 West Illinois St
www.bohochicago.com • 312.955.0439
Bohemian House captures the lighthearted and carefree essence of Bohemian culture. Exposed brick walls and wood timber, eclectic décor, warm earth tones and soft lighting set the backdrop for a comfortable and sociable dining experience.
 
• How to Redeem: Present your badge to server and mention this Chicago Concierge offer
• Offer Details: dine-in only; purchase necessary to redeem

 

10% Off Full Price Dinners

Texas de Brazil
210 East Illinois St
www.texasdebrazil.com• 312.375.8709

Brazilian/American steakhouse fixed price menu with a 50 gourmet items salad area and 16 cuts of various meats.

• How to Redeem: Present your badge upon arrival or mention Chicago Concierge offer when making reservation
• Offer Details: Valid for up to 8 guests

 

20% Off for Attendees

Hubbard Inn
110 W. Hubbard St  www.hubbardinn.com  • (312) 222-1331
Hubbard Inn is a multilevel restaurant which offers European-influenced dishes & old-fashioned cocktails in antique surrounds.

• How to Redeem: Present your badge upon arrival or mention Chicago Concierge offer when making reservation

 

15% Off Entire Bill

Motor Row Brewing

2337 S. Michigan Ave www.motorrowbrewing.com • 312.624.8149
Motor Row Brewing is a craft beer brewery with 2 tap rooms, event space and a live blues jam every Thursday night. Please see our website for details.


• How to Redeem: Present your badge to server and mention Chicago Concierge offer when placing your order.

 

Complimentary Appetizer

Carnivale
702 W Fulton St 
www.carnivalechicago.com • 312.850.5005

Latin inspired dishes with indulgent cocktails in the West Loop neighborhood. $7 valet, live entertainment Su/W/F

• How to Redeem: Present your badge to server
• Offer Details: Valid with purchase of entree / Limit one per table / Not valid with any other discount or promotion

 

$10 off Purchase of $30 or More

House of Blues
329 N Dearborn St
www.houseofblues.com • 630.687.2204

House of Blues Restaurant and Bar, is a full service from scratch restaurant with Live Music NIGHTLY!  

• How to Redeem: Mention Chicago Concierge offer to our door or service staff and show your badge
 

 

Complimentary Slice of White and Dark Chocolate Mousse Cake

The Signature Room at the 95th
875 N Michigan Ave
www.signatureroom.com • 312.787.9596

Upscale spot high atop the John Hancock Center with unreal views, American fare & a separate lounge.

• How to Redeem: Present your badge upon arrival or mention Chicago Concierge offer when making reservation
• Offer Details: Valid with minimum purchase (in the main dining room- 1 entree per person, in the lounge- 1 item per person)

 

15% Off Entire Bill

Tesori
65 E Adams St
www.tesorichicago.com • 312.786.9911

Tesori Trattoria & Bar is Chicago Loop’s premier Italian-inspired restaurant and bar located at 65 East Adams.
 
• How to Redeem: Present your badge to server and mention this Chicago Concierge offer
• Offer Details: Does not include tax and gratuity / Doors open at 11:30am daily.

 

Complimentary Dessert

Hard Rock Cafe
63 W Ontario St
www.hardrock.com/chicago • 312.943.5572
Welcome International Home and Housewares Show! Show your badge during your lunch or dinner at Hard Rock Cafe and receive a complimentary dessert, because You Rock!
 
• How to Redeem: Present your badge to server and mention this Chicago Concierge offer
• Offer Details: Cafe open 11:00 AM Daily

 

Complimentary Appetizer

Shaw's Crab House
21 E Hubbard St      www.shawscrabhouse.com • 312.527.2722
Shaw's is two restaurants in one- a jazzy sophistcated seafood restaurant and a carefree, lively oyster bar With a fantastic selection of seasonal crab, both serve top-grade fish and shellfish, several varieties of just-shucked oysters, and inventive sushi and sashimi combinations, made with the freshest fish in town.

• How to Redeem: Present your badge upon arrival or mention Chicago Concierge offer when making reservation
• Offer Details: Valid up to $28 value

 

20% Off Museum Attendance

American Writer's Museum
180 N. Michigan Avenue

www.americanwritersmuseum.org  • 312.374.8790

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.

• How to Redeem: Use code CONVENTION18 when making reservation online or in person.
• Offer Details: Expires December 31, 2018.

Gold Coast

Below is a list of recommendations for the GOLD COAST neighborhood of Chicago.  Blue map locations are restaurants, and red map locations are landmarks and attractions in the area. Click here for a downloadable map.

Gold COAST

Ditka's Restaurant
Steakhouse / Upscale American
100 E Chestnut St • 312.587.8989

Hopsmith Chicago
American Upscale
15 W Division • 312.600.9816

Howells & Hood
American Casual
435 N Michigan Ave • 312.262.5310

Morton's The Steakhouse
Steakhouse 

1050 N State St • 312.201.0410

Nico Osteria
Seafood
1015 N Rush St • 312.994.7100

Portsmith
Seafood
660 N State St • 312.202.6050

Rosebud on Rush
Italian / Pizza
720 N Rush Street • 312.266.6444

Rosebud Steakhouse
Steakhouse
192 E Walton St • 312.397.1000

The Signature Room at the 95th
American Upscale
875 N Michigan Ave • 312.787.9596

 

The loop

Below is a list of recommendations for the downtown LOOP neighborhood of Chicago.  Blue map locations are restaurants and red map locations are attractions and landmarks in the area. Click here for a downloadable map.

THE LOOP

The Berghoff
Continental/European
17 W Adams • 312.427.3170

Catch 35
Seafood
35 W Wacker Dr • 312.346.3500

Columbus Tap
American Casual
200 N Columbus Dr • 312.444.9494

Morton's The Steakhouse
Steak
65 E Wacker Pl • 312.201.0410

Prime & Provisions
Steak
222 N LaSalle • 312.726.7777

Remington’s
American Upscale
20 N Michigan Ave • 312.782.6000

Rosebud Prime
Italian / Pizza
1 S Dearborn St • 312.384.1900

Steadfast at the Gray
American Upscale
120 W Monroe St • 312.801.8899

Sweetwater Tavern & Grille
American Casual
225 N Michigan Ave • 312.698.7111

Tesori
Italian / Pizza
65 E Adams St • 312.786.9911

Skydeck Chicago
Attraction
235 S Wacker Dr • 312.875.9447

American Writers Museum
Attraction
180 N. Michigan Ave • 312.374.8790

 

RIVER NORTH

Below is a list of recommendations for the RIVER NORTH neighborhood of Chicago.  Blue map locations are restaurants, and red map locations are landmarks and attractions in the area. Click here for a downloadable map.

RIVER NORTH

Barrio
Latin
65 W Kinzie St • 312.940.9900

The Bassment
Nightlife / Live Music
353 W Hubbard St • 312.386.5778

The Berkshire Room
Nightlife
15 E Ohio St • 312.894.0945

Bohemian House
American Casual
11 W Illinois St • 312.955.0439

Bub City
American Casual
435 N Clark St • 312.610.4200

Celeste
American Casual
111 W Hubbard St • 312.828.9000

Gino's East
Italian / Pizza
500 N LaSalle Dr • 312.988.4200

Hard Rock Café
American Casual
63 W Ontario St • 312.943.2252

 

House of Blues
American Casual
329 N Dearborn St • 312.923.2000

HUB 51
American Casual
51 W Hubbard St • 312.828.0051

Hubbard Inn
American Casual
110 W Hubbard St • 315.254.8446

il Porcellino
Italian / Pizza
59 W Hubbard St • 312.595.0800

IVme Wellness + Performance
Health and Wellness
346 N State St • 312.763.6547

Mama's Boy Peasant Italian
Italian / Pizza
445 N Dearborn St • 312.832.7700

Mastro's Steakhouse
Steak
520 N Dearborn St • 312.521.5100

Marchesa
Continental / European
535 N Wells St • 312.527.9535

Public House
Gastropub
400 N State St • 312.265.1240

Ramen-san
Asian
59 W Hubbard St • 312.377.9950

 

 

Rockit
American Casual
22 W Hubbard St • 312.645.6000

Rock Bottom Restaurant and Brewery
American Casual
1 W Grand Ave • 312.755.9339

Roka Akor Chicago
Japanese Steakhouse
456 N Clark • 312.477.7652

RPM Italian
Italian / Pizza
52 W Illinois St • 312.222.1888

RPM Steak
Steak
66 W Kinzie St • 312.284.4990

Shaw's Crab House
Seafood
21 E Hubbard St • 312.527.2722

Siena Tavern
Italian / Pizza
51 W Kinzie St • 312.595.1322

South Branch
American Casual
100 S Wacker Drive • 312.546-6177

Studio Paris
Nightclub
59 W Hubbard St • 312.377.9944

Weber Grill
American Casual
539 N State St • 312.467.9696

Tortoise Supper Club
American Upscale
350 N State St • 312.755.1700

 

 

 

SOUTH loop

Below is a list of recommendations for the SOUTH LOOP neighborhood of Chicago. Blue map locations are restaurants and red map locations are landmarks and attractions in the area. Click here for a downloadable map.

SOUTH LOOP

Chicago Oyster House
Seafood
1933 S Indiana Ave • 312.225.8833

Strings Ramen Shop
Asian
2141 S Archer Ave • 312.374.3450

Sofi Restaurant
Italian / Pizza
616 S Dearborn  St • 312.753.5502

Tapas Valencia
Latin
1530 S State St • 312.842.4444

 

Streeterville

Below is a list of recommendations in the STREETERVILLE neighborhood of Chicago. Blue map locations are restaurants, and red map locations are landmarks and attractions in the area. Click here for a downloadable map.

STREETERVILLE

the Albert
American Upscale
228 E Ontario St • 312.471.3883

Eddie V's Prime Seafood & Steak
Steakhouse
521 N Rush St • 312.595.1114

Howells & Hood
American Casual
435 N Michigan Ave• 312.262.5310

Irish Oak
Burgers/BBQ
3511 N Clark St • 773.935.6669

 

 

Rosebud Steakhouse
Italian / Pizza
192 E Walton St • 312.397.1000

SafeHouse Chicago
American Casual
60 E Ontario Ave • 312.313.1007

The Windsor
American Casual
160 E Huron St • 312.943.7777

 

Chicago Trolley & Double Decker Company
Tours and Attractions
301 E North Water St • 773.648.5000

EscapeHouse Chicago
Attraction
54 E Ontario Ave • 312.981.6633

Pinstripes Bistro • Bowling  Bocce
Casual American / Tours & Activities
435 E Illinois St • 312.527.3010

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

WEST LOOP

Below is a list of recommendations for the WEST LOOP neighborhood of Chicago. Blue map locations are restaurants, and red map locations are landmarks and attractions in the area. Click here for a downloadable map.

WEST LOOP

Bar Siena
Italian / Pizza
832 W Randolph St • 312.492.7775

bellyQ
Asian
1400 W Randolph St • 312.563.1010

BLVD
Upscale American
817 W Lake St • 312.526.3116

Carnivale
Latin
702 W Fulton Market • 312.850.5005

Fulton Market Kitchen
American Upscale
311 N Sangamon St • 312.733.6900

The Rosebud
Italian / Pizza
1500 W Taylor St • 312.942.1117

 

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.

 

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 E 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.

 

Irish Oak
www.irishoak.com • 3511 N Clark Street • 773.935.6669
Book a Reservation • Plan a Private Event

A popular destination in the heart of Wrigley paired with a traditional Irish heritage with a modern whiskey throw-down. Two bars, private space, and a menu featuring fish-and-chips, Irish stew, Corned Beef, and much more!

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.
 

Howells & Hood
www.howellsandhood.com • 435 N Michigan Ave. • 312.262.5310
Book a Reservation • Plan a Private Event

In the heart of the action on the “Magnificent Mile” in downtown Chicago, Howells & Hood offers the largest draft beer selection in the city, and likely the world, with 120 craft beers on tap pouring from 360 taps across 3 bars. Located in the base of Chicago’s iconic Tribune Tower, the massive restaurant spans 17,300 sq. ft. of indoor space, as well as a lush 5,700 sq. ft. outdoor patio that seats 300. A magnificent complement to Michigan Avenue.

 

Hub 51
www.hub51chicago.com • 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
www.jakemelnicks.com • 41 E Superior St • 312.266.0400
Book a Reservation • Plan a Private Event

Located in Chicago’s Gold Coast, Jake Melnick’s Corner Tap 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.

 

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

Pinstripes is the ultimate host for you to connect over a memorable, shared experience.  We do this by providing unique entertainment in sophisticated, comfortable places to gather—all served by our scratch kitchen.  We then host tailored combinations of dining, classic bowling, bocce, and events.  All with amazing food and gracious service, so you can enjoy a genuine moment connecting with someone you care about. 

 

Point & Feather
www.pointandfeatherchicago.com • 113 W Hubbard St. • 312.644.0113
Book a Reservation • Plan a Private Event

A River North experience unlike any other! We're redefining a night out with friends with thoughtfully crafted food & cocktails, beautiful design, and everyone's favorite bar game - Darts!

 

Remington's
www.remingtonschicago.com • 20 North Michigan Ave • 312.782.6000
Book a Reservation • Plan a Private Event

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. 

 

Rock Bottom Restaurant and Brewery
www.rockbottom.com/locations/chicago • 1 W Grand Ave • 312.755.9339
Book a Reservation • Plan a Private Event

Rock Bottom is an engaging craft beer experience where beer enthusiasts can enjoy a variety of unique homegrown beers brewed on-site. Come join us at one of our two bars or on our rooftop beer garden for a cold drink and extensive menu options. Private space available!

 

South Branch
www.southbranchchicago.com • 100 S Wacker Dr • 312.546.6177
Book a Reservation • Plan a Private Event

Nestled among the city’s skyline along the Chicago River, the large outdoor patio with open-air bar is a favorite for work lunches and happy hours – an oasis in the center of the bustling city. A bold and contemporary restaurant in Chicago’s Loop, centrally located between Union and Ogilvie train stations, South Branch is also a unique venue for weekend weddings and large corporate events.

 

Sweetwater Tavern & Grille
www.sweetwatertavernandgrille.com • 225 N Michigan Ave • 312.698.7111
Book a Reservation • Plan a Private Event

Just north of Millennium Park and steps from Chicago’s Theater district, Sweetwater’s casual atmosphere is the perfect place to enjoy lunch, dinner, happy hour, and late night celebrating. The vibrant bar and restaurant sits on Michigan Avenue, just south of the Chicago River, offering full views of the city from the spacious outdoor patio. 

 

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. 

 

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!

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.

 

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 & Café 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.

Continental/European

 

The Berghoff
www.theberghoff.com • 17 W. Adams • 312.427.3170
Book a Reservation • Plan a Private Event

The Berghoff is a rarity in America’s restaurant industry—100% family-owned and -operated for more than a century. Here you will find a little something for everyone as our menu is made up of Old-World German inspired dishes, American classics, and items that are a tad more contemporary. Come dine and enjoy one of Chicago’s oldest standing and still operational restaurant and bar—be a part of history!

 

Bohemian House
www.bohochicago.com • 11 West Illinois St • 312.955.0439
Book a Reservation • Plan a Private Event

Bohemian House captures the lighthearted and carefree essence of Bohemian culture. Exposed brick walls and wood timber, eclectic décor, warm earth tones and soft lighting set the backdrop for a comfortable and sociable event.  Guests can expect to enjoy an original menu of Bohemian-inspired fare with influences from the Czech Republic, Germany and Austria. Acquainting Central Europe to the Central U.S., our culinary team maintains cultural authenticity with a fresh approach, utilizing the best of what's in season. We take an eclectic approach to traditional European spirits and brews, and our drinks are designed to complement the cuisine. A host of our cocktails feature house-infused spirits and all are crafted with fresh, seasonal and house-made ingredients. Our carefully-curated, extensive selection of beer includes European and domestic artisan brewers, alongside a selection of domestic and international wines from boutique producers as well as renowned wineries.


 

 

FLORAL & Event sERVICES

Kloeckner Preferred Flowers
www.KloecknerEvents.com •  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

Italian

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

Café Spiaggia is a local gathering spot offering casual Italian fare by James Beard Award Winning Chef, Tony Mantuano and Executive Chef, Joe Flamm, Top Chef Season 15 winner. Guests can expect shared plates, handmade pastas and a selection of bottled cocktails Showcasing a global wine list hand selected by Sommelier Rachael Lowe, Food & Wine Magazine’s “Top Sommeliers of 2016, guests will gather together to savor and hangout over great sips, tastes and neighborly hospitality.

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. 
 

Marchesa
www.marchesachicago.com •  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! 

 

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.

 

RPM Italian
www.rpmrestaurants.com • 52 W Illinois St • 312.222.1888
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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.
 

Spiaggia
www.spiaggiarestaurant.com •  980 N Michigan Ave, 2nd Fl • 312.280.2750
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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.

 

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

Upscale Northern Italian Trattoria.

 

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. 
 

 

Mesón Sabika
www.mesonsabika.com • 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.

 

 

Tapas Valencia
www.tapasvalencia.com • 1530 S State St • 312.842.4444
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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.

LIVe Entertainment & Music

The Bassment
www.thebassmentchicago.com • 353 West Hubbard Street • 312.386.5778
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The Bassment is a live music cocktail lounge, located in the River North neighborhood of Chicago below The Hampton Social. Guests enter through a secret door & into a welcoming greeting room. It's when the black curtain is pulled back that a large, yet comfortable, modern lounge awaits. With the 1960s British Invasion movement in mind, The Bassment's design includes gold accents throughout, brick walls, a mixture of uniquely designed velvet and leather couches and a full stage.

 

House of Blues Chicago
www.houseofblues.com/chicago • 329 N Dearborn St • 312.923.2000
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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)

 

Shaw's Crab House
www.shawscrabhouse.com • 21 E Hubbard St • 312.527.2722 • Book a Reservation

Shaw's has long paid tribute to sweet home Chicago's Blues heritage and to live local Music.  Bands are usually Blues-based, but Shaw's also features an astonishing array of genres: Jazz, R & B, Soul, Funk, and even some Bluegrass.  The more casual and lively Oyster Bar is rocking on Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays with live music starting at 7:00 p.m.!  No cover charge and no reservation necessary. 

 

Social 25
www.socialtwentyfive.com • 25 W Hubbard St • 312.670.2200 • Book a Reservation

ocated in Chicago’s Trendy River North neighborhood this swanky two level bar has become a local and tourist’s favorite hot spot. Added amenities include live music entertainment performing top notch shows followed by high-energy after-hours sets from Chicago local DJs.

BARS/Nightlife

The Bassment
www.thebassmentchicago.com • 353 West Hubbard Street • 312.386.5778
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The Bassment is a live music cocktail lounge, located in the River North neighborhood of Chicago below The Hampton Social. Guests enter through a secret door & into a welcoming greeting room. It's when the black curtain is pulled back that a large, yet comfortable, modern lounge awaits. With the 1960s British Invasion movement in mind, The Bassment's design includes gold accents throughout, brick walls, a mixture of uniquely designed velvet and leather couches and a full stage.

 

The Berkshire Room
www.theberkshireroom.com• 15 East Ohio • 312.894.0945
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One of Chicago’s most respected cocktail bars, The Berkshire Room is a craft cocktail lounge from The Fifty/50 Restaurant Group that is free of pretension while giving you, the guest, unparalleled service in sleek and refined surroundings. Opened in 2013, The Berkshire Room specializes in “Dealer’s Choice”, barrel-finished, and house cocktails that are all crafted by general manager Christian Hetter and the rest of The Berkshire Room bartending team along with beverage director, Benjamin Schiller. Craft beers, “Blue Collar Lagers”, and small production wines by the bottle and glass are also available. Indulge in small plates & charcuterie along with petit fours from pastry chef Chris Teixeira while entertaining coworkers or enjoying a world-class cocktail with someone special.
Recipients of numerous cocktail awards and featured in publications from The Chicago Tribune to Esquire Magazine, visit us and find out what the buzz is all about. The Berkshire Room is proud to be nominated for Best Hotel Bar at Tales of the Cocktail in 2017.

 

Irish Oak
www.irishoak.com • 3511 N Clark Street • 773.935.6669
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A popular destination in the heart of Wrigley paired with a traditional Irish heritage with a modern whiskey throw-down. Two bars, private space, and a menu featuring fish-and-chips, Irish stew, Corned Beef, and much more!

 

Social 25
www.socialtwentyfive.com • 25 W Hubbard St • 312.670.2200 • Book a Reservation

Located in Chicago’s Trendy River North neighborhood this swanky two level bar has become a local and tourist’s favorite hot spot. Added amenities include live music entertainment performing top notch shows followed by high-energy after-hours sets from Chicago local DJs.

 

Studio Paris
www.studioparisnightclub.com • 59 W Hubbard St, 2nd Floor • 312.377.9944
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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
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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.

 

The Palm Chicago
www.thepalm.com • 323 E Wacker Drive • 312.616.1000
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Located in Swissotel Chicago overlooking the Chicago River, with views of Navy Pier and The Magnificent Mile, The Palm Chicago enjoys a truly fantastic setting in the heart of the city we’ve called home for over 35 years. Our Legendary Steakhouse is not only famous for its Prime Aged Steaks, Jumbo Nova Scotia Lobsters and classic Italain specialties, but also for its unwavering attention to friendly, personal service.

 

Portsmith
www.portsmithchicago.com • 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
www.shawscrabhouse.com • 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.

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

 

Fashion Outlets of Chicago
www.FashionOutletsOfChicago.com • 5220 Fashion Outlets Way • (847) 928-7500
 

Fashion Outlets of Chicago is the only two-level indoor outlet shopping experience in the Midwest, featuring 130+ designer outlets offering great savings up to 75% off. The Center is anchored by Bloomingdale’s The Outlet Store, Forever 21, Neiman Marcus Last Call, Nordstrom Rack, and Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH, and is home to world-class brands like Gucci, Prada, Tory Burch, Michael Kors, Burberry, plus national brands like Banana Republic, J.Crew Factory, Swarovski, Nike, Vineyard Vines, Under Armour and more. 

Present your badge at Concierge Services to receive a FREE Savings Pass, worth up to $800 exclusive discounts and incentives!

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. 

Upscale American

BLVD

www.blvdchicago.com • 817 W Lake St • (312) 526-3116 

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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
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.

 

Hopsmith Chicago
www.hopsmithtavern.com • 15 W Division • 312.600.9816
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Hopsmith Tavern is proud to be serving Contemporary American Cuisine in Chicago's legendary Gold Coast. You may choose from over 30 draft or 100 bottled beers from our rotating list, or sip on one of our expertly crafted cocktails. Whether you sit in our elegantly appointed dining room or head upstairs to enjoy the views provided by our moon roof, you will enjoy Chicago's friendliest and most buzzed about service.

 

The Palm Chicago
www.thepalm.com • 323 E Wacker Drive • 312.616.1000
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Located in Swissotel Chicago overlooking the Chicago River, with views of Navy Pier and The Magnificent Mile, The Palm Chicago enjoys a truly fantastic setting in the heart of the city we’ve called home for over 35 years. Our Legendary Steakhouse is not only famous for its Prime Aged Steaks, Jumbo Nova Scotia Lobsters and classic Italain specialties, but also for its unwavering attention to friendly, personal service

 

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.

Steak

Chicago Chop House
www.chicagochophouse.com • 60 W Ontario St • 312.787.7100
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Historic Chicago dining is more than just a theme at The Chicago Chop House; it’s a way of life. Guests stepping into the restaurant’s immaculately restored, century-old Victorian brownstone building brings diners into the city’s past, when meat packers, politicians, and gangsters dined on succulent steaks in luxurious rooms. More than 1,400 historical photos tell the tale of old Chicago.
Our all USDA beyond Prime menu of awe-inspiring 64-ounce porterhouses, 12- and 18-ounce New York strips, and 20-ounce prime ribs bathe the senses in prime-aged flavor. The Chicago Chop House is also one of the only restaurants in Chicagoland to serve Mishima cuts, unique and succulent beef known for its delicate flavor and tenderness and the last restaurant to butcher most of their meat in-house. Guests can pair their meals with a glass or bottle of wine from our international menu that includes more than 650 selections; a list that has won nine “Awards of Excellence” and “Best of” awards from Wine Spectator, and an Award of Distinction from Wine Enthusiast Magazine. The Chicago Chop House bestows each and every guest with exceptional quality, flavor, service, and ambiance that few can match and none can surpass.

 

Ditka's Chicago
www.ditkaschicago.com • 100 E Chestnut St • 312.587.8989
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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.

 

Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar
www.flemingssteakhouse.com • 25 East Ohio • 312.329.9463
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At Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, you'll have the opportunity to enjoy unrivaled hospitality, explore a carefully curated wine list and experience expertly crafted steak made to order. Private dining available day or evening. Sit-down dinners for groups from 10-150 and receptions up to 350.

 

Morton's The Steakhouse
www.mortons.com • 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
www.rpmrestaurants.com • 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.

 

Texas de Brazil
www.texasdebrazil.com • 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. 

 

The Palm Chicago
www.thepalm.com • 323 E Wacker Drive • 312.616.1000
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Located in Swissotel Chicago overlooking the Chicago River, with views of Navy Pier and The Magnificent Mile, The Palm Chicago enjoys a truly fantastic setting in the heart of the city we’ve called home for over 35 years. Our Legendary Steakhouse is not only famous for its Prime Aged Steaks, Jumbo Nova Scotia Lobsters and classic Italain specialties, but also for its unwavering attention to friendly, personal service.

 

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.

Tours & Activities

Big Bus Tours Chicago
www.bigbustours.com/en/chicago/chicago-bus-tours/ • 98 East Upper Wacker Drive • 877.285.4796 • Purchase Tickets 

Our hop-on, hop-off service includes the 2 hour ‘Big Loop’ showcasing Chicago by day, with 14 Stops located close to key landmarks and attractions. Tweet, snap, and live stream your Chicago tour experience while using our WiFi enabled open top buses!

 

Pinstripes Bistro • Bowling • Bocce
www.pinstripes.com • 435 E Illinois St • 312.527.3010
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Pinstripes is the ultimate host for you to connect over a memorable, shared experience.  We do this by providing unique entertainment in sophisticated, comfortable places to gather—all served by our scratch kitchen.  We then host tailored combinations of dining, classic bowling, bocce, and events.  All with amazing food and gracious service, so you can enjoy a genuine moment connecting with someone you care about. 

 

Shoreline Sightseeing SEASONAL April- November
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! Celebrating 75+ seasons 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 weekly Spanish language Architecture Tours.  Seeking a completely private event?  Shoreline Charters offers evening cruises for 75 to 150 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 
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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
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 312.875.8476 for more information.

 

American Writers Museum
www.americanwritersmuseum.org • 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

 

Chicago's First Lady Cruises
www.cruisechicago.com • 112 E. Wacker Drive • 312.332.2505
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Welcome to the Official Chicago Architecture Foundation (CAF) River Cruise aboard Chicago’s First Lady Cruises, Chicago’s #1 tour based on TripAdvisor reviews and the ultimate way to see Chicago from the water. Experience a fascinating, 90-minute journey through Chicago's diverse riverfront architecture as passionate, CAF-certified volunteer docents provide a detailed narrative of Chicago's various architectural styles and the stories of the people who designed and built the city

 

 

Motor Row Brewing  
www.motorrowbrewing.com • 2337 South Michigan Avenue • 312.624.8149
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Located at 2337 South Michigan Avenue, our historic Landmark building takes you back in time to when the thriving neighborhood was home to countless automotive dealerships and showrooms, bars, and even the legendary Chess Records – one of the original recording studios in the city. Created by our Brewmaster, Frank Lassandrello, we make everything from spot-on interpretations of traditional styles to some of the wildest beers you’ll ever drink. Our facility features a tasting room and brewery, a 2nd floor taproom, and a gorgeous 3rd floor loft event space.

health and Wellness 

IVme Wellness + Performance
www.ivmechicago.com •  346 N. State Street • 312.763.6547 •  Book a Reservation

IVme Wellness began as an IV hydration therapy center in 2012 and has evolved into Chicago’s premiere full-service medical spa. Our mission: to help people feel their best every day.

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 Reservations in Advance

Submit the form at right to receive personalized recommendations and start planning your trip. Our concierge team will review your request and respond within 24 hours with a list of options. When ready, we are happy assist by booking your reservation or planning your private event.

CORPORATE Events & Dinner Parties

Select any of following restaurant tiles for additional information about their private event offerings or to contact their in-house event planners.