Chez Chicago

Chicago

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Description

Situated two blocks from Michigan Avenue and Chicago’s lakefront, Chez Chicago is in close proximity to the Loop, Millennium Park, and Museum Campus. A contemporary loft with a rich history, Chez Chicago was once the home of the famous Chez Paree nightclub, which occupied the building from the 1930s through the 1950s. The club hosted many of the world’s best entertainers, including Frank Sinatra, Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald, and Nat King Cole. Statuesque columns activate the seventeen-foot-tall interior, framing an aisle for your grand entrance. Brilliant white brick walls, white drapery and polished concrete floors create an elegant loft aesthetic for your nuptials. After your guests witness your vows, the celebration begins in the space, filled with natural light from floor-to-ceiling windows. An architectural glass staircase leads to a mezzanine overlooking the main floor, providing a beautiful setting for wedding photography. Your wedding celebration becomes a party to go down in history at Chez Chicago!

Venue Style

Museum/Gallery, Loft, City/Skyline View

Services

Indoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception

Capacity

Max Indoor Ceremony: 150 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 200 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time can start at 2:00PM. Events must end by midnight.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $3,000 to $6,000 for ceremony and reception and includes 7 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $500/hr. A refundable security deposit of 50% of the rental fee is required. Furniture is now included for every event taking place at Chez. Our clear mirage ghost chairs and dining tables, highboy tables, and cabaret tables will provide you with a starting point on which to build your vision.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Chez Chicago is estimated at between $18,904 and $30,794 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.

Catering

Choose from List

Alcohol

BYO

Amenities Included

Bride's dressing area
Dance floor
Coat check room
Tables and chairs provided
Security
Day of onsite manager
Kitchen for prep only
Public parking

Special Restrictions

BYO alcohol
General liability insurance required
Choose from a list for catering
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking outside only
Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer
Music must end by midnight
Valet is optional for a fee