We are honored to be exclusive and featured caterers at some of the most fabulous venues in Chicagoland.
Please click on some of our favorite places and feel free to contact us with any questions you may have.

ARTIFACT EVENTS

4325 N. Ravenswood Avenue
Chicago, IL 60613
773.348.1395

Boasting over 80,000 square feet of event space, this unique atrium style space is home to some of the most dramatic architecture on Chicago’s north side. Located in the Ravenswood corridor, the central location of this remarkable space is ideal for city and suburban dwellers. From intimate weddings in the atrium to large galas throughout, Artifact Events, filled with some of the most unique treasures from around the world, will truly enhance any occasion. Ample street parking is also available.

For more information contact:
Kary Markey
kary@jandlcatering.com

Scott Reichelsdorf
scottreichelsdorf@jandlcatering.com

CHENEY MANSION

220 N. Euclid Avenue
Oak Park, IL 60302
708.725.2500

The Park District of Oak Park’s Cheney Mansion provides a unique venue for recreation programs, special activities and community events for the enjoyment of Oak Park residents and is a distinctive locale for private meetings and celebrations.

For more information contact:
Jim Bailey
jimbailey@jandlcatering.com

CHICAGO PARK DISTRICT

Chicago Park District includes the following venues:

  • 63rd Street Beach
  • Clark Park Boathouse
  • Columbus Park Refectory
  • Douglad Park Cultural and Community Center
  • Garfield Park Conservatory
  • Lincoln Park Conservatory
  • North Rose Garden
  • Northerly Island
  • Promontory Point
  • South Shore Cultural Center
  • Tiffany Foundation Celebration Garden

Please visit their website for more information.

For more information contact:
Kary Markey
kary@jandlcatering.com

Nitin Vyas
nitvyas@jandlcatering.com

CIVIC OPERA HOUSE

20 N. Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606
312,827.3523

The Civic Opera House, home to Lyric Opera of Chicago, is one of Chicago's historic landmarks and among the world's most beautiful buildings. Built in 1929 and fully restored in 1996, the Civic Opera House is a hybrid of art nouveau and art deco designs, a majestic setting for entertaining on any scale. The 3,563-seat Ardis Krainik Theatre is the second-largest opera auditorium in North America and offers the largest stage in downtown Chicago. Excellent sightlines, premium acoustics, and intricate architectural detailing make for a fantastic and unique venue. The theatre, spacious back-of-house, lobby, grand foyer, and four private dining rooms are available to rent for public ticketed and private events.

For more information contact:
Ted Grady
tedgrady@jandlcatering.com

The Geraghty

2520 S. Hoyne Avenue
Chicago, IL 60608
312.967.2520

The Geraghty is devised by industry visionaries with the ultimate mastery of their craft. It is completely customizable to inspire innovation and to allow event designers to create captivating experiences with flawless execution.

For more information contact:
Ted Grady
tedgrady@jandlcatering.com

Morgan Berrington
morgan@jandlcatering.com

HARRIS Theatre for music and dance

205 E. Randolph Drive
Chicago, IL 60601
312.334.7777

The Harris Theater offers superior acoustics and excellent sightlines for music and dance performances as well as a spectacular environment for special events, corporate meetings, product launches or lectures.

For more information contact:
Ted Grady
tedgrady@jandlcatering.com

Ignite Chicago

401 N. Armour Street
Chicago, IL 60642
312.268-2462

Ignite Glass Studios is a state-of-the-art glass studio, production facility, and venue space. The unique and versatile event space at Ignite Glass Studios is the perfect setting for private events of all kinds, personal or professional; intimate or elaborate. 

Three separate areas – Main Room, Urban Garden, and Rooftop Deck – combine to offer over 9,000 square feet of space. Imagine mingling with friends, family or coworkers while being exposed first-hand to the beauty and intensity of glassblowing. Our working studio space also allows us to bring creative, hands-on learning into your occasion. 

Additionally, Ignite Glass Studios pairs creativity with a sense of community spirit. Ignite fosters arts-based learning for everyone from under-resourced youth to visiting glass artists. Part of revenues support its nonprofit partner Ignition Community Glass, which offers tuition-free glass arts learning opportunities for under-resourced Chicago youth.

For more information contact:
Nitin Vyas
nitvyas@jandlcatering.com

Kary Markey
kary@jandlcatering.com

Kenilworth Club

410 Kenilworth Avenue
Kenilworth, IL 60043
847.251.1227

This beautiful, historic Prairie Style structure, designed by George Maher, is a wonderful party venue for up to about 180 guests inside, 500 if an adjoining tent is erected. The interior is warm and inviting, with a working fireplace, gorgeous original stained glass windows and a large oak bar. Spotless brand new kitchen and restrooms are a plus as well. Club rental includes tables, dishes, silverware and glassware- even Champagne flutes!

For more information contact:
Scott Reichelsdorf
scottreichelsdorf@jandlcatering.com

Jim Bailey
jimbailey@jandlcatering.com

Loft on Lake

1366 W. Lake Street
Chicago, IL 60607
312.738.2437

Loft on Lake is Chicago’s premier destination for any event, perfect for urbanites seeking the ultimate alternative experience. The Loft is a creative canvas, ready to transform for any special event – whether you are coordinating an intimate gathering, or a cocktail reception, the space is completely transformable to meet the most demanding specifications.

A quintessential Chicago Loft, the interior boasts raw architectural elements such as beautiful exposed brick and warm oak timber, 20 foot ceilings and its most distinguished feature – a 65-foot long skylight that is unique in all of Chicago. During the daytime, the space is bathed in warm natural light and in the evening, the skylight reflects the inside decor.

For more information contact:
Scott Reichelsdorf
scottreichelsdorf@jandlcatering.com

Kary Markey
kary@jandlcatering.com

A New Leaf

1818 N. Wells Street
Chicago, IL 60614
312.642.8553

This contemporary space in Chicago’s Old Town/Lincoln Park neighborhood is perfect for clients who are looking for something outside of the box. This tri-level, light-filled venue with an outdoor city garden area is truly one-of-a-kind and perfect for cocktail receptions, intimate weddings or any event that begs for a chic space. J&L was proud to be the inaugural caterer for the first event in this space!

For more information contact:
Kary Markey
kary@jandlcatering.com

Ovation Chicago

2324 W. Fulton Street
Chicago, IL 60612
773.278.3467

A corner property along a serene off the beaten path stretch of Fulton, we’ve completely re-imagined what was once an old foundry and created a highly versatile modern industrial loft space

For more information contact:
Ted Grady
tedgrady@jandlcatering.com

Scott Reichelsdorf
scottreichelsdorf@jandlcatering.com

Prairie Production

1314 W. Randolph Street
Chicago, IL 60707
312.829.7499

Prairie Production is located on Randolph Street in Chicago's West Loop Neighborhood. Family owned and operated. Prairie is a working photography studio this is endowed with abundant natural light. This venue is a fresh canvas ready to be transformed into your singular event.

For more information contact:
Scott Reichelsdorf
scottreichelsdorf@jandlcatering.com

Nitin Vyas
nitvyas@jandlcatering.com

Salvage One

1840 W. Hubbard Street
Chicago, IL 60622
312.733.0098

If you want an event that is completely unique, look no further. This 60,000 square foot vintage Chicago warehouse offers not only exposed brick, large windows, and wooden floors, but also has an eclectic mix of furniture and pieces that will make your event memorable.

For more information contact:
Scott Reichelsdorf
scottreichelsdorf@jandlcatering.com

Venue SIX10

610 S. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605
312.322.1725

Venue SIX10 is one of the premiere event sites in Chicago. Featuring a 10-story faceted window wall that provides stunning panoramic views of Chicago’s skyline, Grant Park, and Lake Michigan, Venue SIX10 offers a variety of event spaces including a 408-seat theater, state-of-the-art breakout rooms and expansive event galleries.

With numerous design awards, Silver LEEDs certification, a select group of the finest caterers in the city, and impeccable service, Venue SIX10 delivers an experience second to none.

For more information contact:
Ted Grady
tedgrady@jandlcatering.com

 

STAN MANSION

2408 N. Kedzie
Chicago, IL 60647
773.276.0099

Stan Mansion has become a highly successful and popular wedding and event venue, where the historic elegance, the large capacity and many options for customizing events have drawn couples and corporate clients of every kind.

Stan Mansion can seat three hundred guests for a fabulous dinner and up to four hundred twenty guests for a cocktail reception.

For more information contact:
Jim Bailey
jimbailey@jandlcatering.com

CAFÈ BRAUER

2021 N. Stockton Drive
Chicago, IL 60614
312.742.2000

Imagine gorgeous indoor and outdoor space all in one venue! Café Brauer is one of Chicago’s most highly prized rental venues for good reason. This timeless Prairie School- style landmark, completed in 1908 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, offers both earth-toned elegance and unparalleled location. Its second-floor Great Hall is the centerpiece, with its soaring, skylit roof, Tiffany-inspired glass chandeliers, stained-glass windows, tile mosaics and flanking, curved oudoor loggias providing spectacular views of the surrounding park and city skyline. A newly landscaped circular drive greets guests on Stockton Drive, but the horticultural pièce de résistance lies immediately to the east and south: Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo, a thriving prairie pond ecosystem teeming with native plants and wildlife.

For more information contact:
Ted Grady
tedgrady@jandlcatering.com

Nitin Vas
nitvyas@jandlcatering.com

CENTER ON HALSTED

3656 N. Halsted
Chicago, IL 60613
773.472.6469

Center on Halsted offers state of the art facilities in the heart of Lakeview to rent at affordable rates. The possibilities for you are endless: host a movie screening or corporate presentation in the 170-person theatre, a book club in the library or a bat mitzvah in the reception hall. Have your wedding under the stars on the rooftop terrace — with the Chicago skyline as your backdrop!

For more information contact:
Scott Reichelsdorf
scottreichelsdorf@jandlcatering.com

Kary Markey
kary@jandlcatering.com

Chicago Cultural Center

78 E. Washington Street
Chicago, Illinois 60602
312.744.3316

The beautiful Chicago Cultural Center has both large, dazzling rooms appropriate for formal occasions such as weddings, cocktail receptions, seated dinners, and events for 800 people, and smaller rooms for meetings and conferences. The landmark building has been used for film shoots, vendor fairs, performances and ceremonies. Rental revenues help sustain the landmark building and support the free public cultural events held there year round.

For more information contact:
Scott Reichelsdorf
scottreichelsdorf@jandlcatering.com

Nitin Vyas
nitvyas@jandlcatering.com

Floating World Gallery

1925 N. Halsted Street
Chicago, IL 60614
312.587.7800

It all begins with a single vision—yours—and we will turn that vision into a flawless reality, from start to finish. Imagine your Chicago loft wedding in the award winning space of Floating World Gallery, surrounded by masterpieces of classic and contemporary Japanese art. Picture yourself in this intimate urban venue.

For more information contact:
Scott Reichelsdorf
scottreichelsdorf@jandlcatering.com

Kary Markey
kary@jandlcatering.com

Harold Washington Library

400 S. State Street
Chicago, IL 60605
312.747.4300

The Winter Garden is a perfect setting for your next meeting, reception, corporate function or wedding celebration.

For more information contact:
Scott Reichelsdorf
scottreichelsdorf@jandlcatering.com

Nitin Vyas
nitvyas@jandlcatering.com

Harris Theater's Rooftop Terrace

205 E. Randolph Drive
Chicago, IL 60601
312.334.7777

The Harris Theater’s Rooftop Terrace provides a venue for outdoor events from April through October. Offering easy access from Randolph Street and stunning views of the city and Millennium Park, the Rooftop Terrace is one of the most distinctive venues in Millennium Park. In addition, the Rooftop Terrace is dressed in a stunning white tent with graceful, arching windows.

For more information contact:
Ted Grady
tedgrady@jandlcatering.com

Scott Reichelsdorf
scottreichelsdorf@jandlcatering.com

Jay Pritzker Pavilion Stage (Millennium Park)

201 E. Randolph Street
Chicago, IL 60601
312.742.1168

In the heart of Chicago’s world-renowned Millennium Park, there are several unique choices to host the perfect city event. From the Jay Pritzker Pavilion with it’s floor to ceiling glass doors overlooking the park, which can be opened for your guests to enjoy cool lake summer breezes, to the roof top tented terrace that has unmatched views of the park, there is nothing else like it in Chicago. You can also enjoy the backstage view in the dramatic choral rehearsal room, which is acoustically perfect with its wood paneled walls and abundance of natural light.

For more information contact:
Ted Grady
tedgrady@jandlcatering.com

Scott Reichelsdorf
scottreichelsdorf@jandlcatering.com

LINCOLN PARK ZOO

2001 N. Clark Street
Kenilworth, IL 60614
312.742.2400

Lincoln Park Zoo is the perfect venues for your Chicago event, whether it is an elegant wedding, family picnic or corporate event. Our unique locations will provide memories for a lifetime.

Locations include:
Café at Wild Things
Farm-in-the-Zoo
Foreman Pavilion
Kovler Lion House & AT&T Endangered Species Carousel
Main Mall with Kovler Lion House
Matthew Laflin Memorial Building
Nature Boardwalk Peoples Gas Education Pavilion
Park Place Terrace & South Lawn
Regenstein African Journey
Regenstein Center for African Apes
Regenstein Gallery
Regenstein Macaque Forest
The Wild Kingdom

For more information contact:
Nitin Vas
nitvyas@jandlcatering.com

MORGAN MANUFACTURING

401 N. Morgan
Chicago, IL 60642
312.763.3317

Morgan Manufacturing’s mission is to help seed the intersection of Chicago’s business, technology, creative, and philanthropic communities by creating a space to stimulate collaboration, ideation, and creation. Housed in a completely renovated, pre-Chicago Fire building, Morgan Manufacturing offers over 32,000 square feet of world-class space with Chicago swagger, designed around a concept of modularity and industrial elegance.

For more information contact:
Scott Reichelsdorf
scottreichelsdorf@jandlcatering.com

 

 

The Newberry LIBRARY

60 W. Walton Street
Chicago, IL 60610
312.255.3595
(Office of Events, Open Tuesday–Saturday)

With its inspiring architectural details, marbled halls, and spacious rooms, the Newberry is an elegant location for hosting a wedding or private celebration. The 1893 library is a venue full of Chicago history. The lobby features a Romanesque entryway, Art Nouveau chandelier, and 20-ft ceiling, lending itself beautifully to cocktail receptions, dinner parties, or wedding ceremonies. The broad marble staircase makes for a dramatic entrance into a grand party and is a stunning setting for photographs that will be treasured for years to come. Ruggles Hall is a warm, inviting space perfect for large gatherings of any kind. Its tall windows afford views of Washington Square Park and the twinkling cityscape with the Hancock Center just beyond. For a more intimate event, the oak-paneled Towner Fellows' Lounge is an excellent choice with its classic, stately library atmosphere.

For more information contact:
Jim Bailey
jimbailey@jandlcatering.com

PAGODA RED

400 N. Morgan Street
Chicago, IL 60642
773.235.1188

Cocktail receptions, private parties, corporate events, galas and fundraisers come to life at this 5,000-foot gallery and 5,000 square foot garden in the West Loop. Pagoda Red can accommodate up to 150 people standing and offers flexible table configurations for seated occasions. 

For more information contact:
Ted Grady
tedgrady@jandlcatering.com

PEGGY NOTEBAERT NATURE MUSEUM

2430 N. Cannon Drive
Chicago, IL 60614
773.755.5100

Located in the heart of Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood, the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum offers clients a very natural, yet dramatic city venue. From it’s two-story glass walled atrium leading to a wonderful outdoor courtyard, to the second floor South Gallery with floor to ceiling windows leading to a huge outdoor terrace, this city space is truly a unique find in Chicago. Perfect for weddings, social galas, cocktail parties, corporate functions and meetings, don’t miss the butterfly greenhouse and the ever-changing special exhibits.

For more information contact:
Scott Reichelsdorf
scottreichelsdorf@jandlcatering.com

Nitin Vyas
nitvyas@jandlcatering.com

Primitive - Buddha Room

130 N. Jefferson Street
Chicago, IL 60661
312.575.9600

Buddha Room / Primitive is Chicago's premier store presenting artifacts, textiles, furniture, jewelry and clothing from around the world. The store presents an abundance of museum quality pieces in a setting which evokes the cultures and localities from which they originated. Primitive is well known among the international and local design community and the Jefferson Street store is its flagship location.

For more information contact:
Ted Grady
tedgrady@jandlcatering.com

WomAn's Club of Evanston

1702 Chicago Avenue
Evanston, IL 60208
847.475.3800

In the heart of downtown Evanston, built in 1912, The Woman’s Club of Evanston Clubhouse is the perfect place to hold your wedding, reception or other special event.  Steps from Lake Michigan, The Woman's Club of Evanston is not only picturesque but also centrally located near churches, unique restaurants, hotels, various attractions, and Northwestern University. 

Deeply rooted in the mission to "build community, friendship, and leaders," The Woman's Club of Evanston has hosted hundreds of events, such as weddings, receptions, and parties over the past century while also annually donating more than $125,000 and 15,000 volunteer hours to help local charities, generally supporting women and children. 

The Woman's Club of Evanston historic venue can be transformed to accommodate any of your event needs. From a small party of 75 in the first floor Music Room to a large reception of 250 in the second floor Ballroom, the beautiful decor and naturally light-filled rooms creates a flexible and ideal atmosphere for your affair. 

For more information contact:
Jim Bailey
jimbailey@jandlcatering.com