Named after the last letter of the British alphabet and the temperature at which fire ignites, ZED451 delivers an unforgettable experience from start to finish. An urban setting in the heart of Chicago, your wedding celebration becomes the talk of the town. A beautiful sunset ceremony takes place on the rooftop terrace, overlooking the lights of the city. Your vows are magical, as all the people you love witness your special moment. The fun begins as dinner takes place throughout the modern, elegant restaurant. Soft lighting, rich woods and plush seating create a luxurious atmosphere for your guests to dine in the round, immersed in global flavors. Chefs prepare dishes that will wow your guests, setting the stage for a festive night. Dinner takes place in the Fireside room, with warm light from the floor-to-ceiling fireplace creating a romantic mood and wooden floor begging to be danced on. Your special day becomes even more unforgettable at ZED451. Copy this link to see a virtual tour of our main dining room! http://bit.ly/2w4PoEP

Venue Style

Banquet Hall/Restaurant, City/Skyline View, Vintage/Rustic, Outdoor, Modern


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 120 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 80 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 500 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 120 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Events must end by 1:00AM. Please note that there must be an active hosted beverage tab (either on consumption or with a beverage package) throughout the duration of the event.

Rental Fees

There is no rental fee for the reception but there is a food and beverage minimum applied to all events. The venue allows for 5 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. Additional hours can be arranged. Please inquire with venue sales manager for more details.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at ZED451 is estimated at between $10,560 and $24,768 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Dance floor
Coat check room
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles
Day-of coordinator
Champagne toast
Full kitchen facilities
Parking can be arranged

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
Food & beverage minimum
Venue must approve all decorations
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
No smoking
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by midnight