If you’re looking for new exciting spots in Chicago for your next corporate event, look no further. We’ve rounded up a few of our top venue picks for private dining, cocktail receptions and team outings. If you’re tired of hitting up the usual haunts, branch out and try one of these exciting Chicago venues for corporate events!
Bar Lupo is a sports bar meets Italian pub with an eclectic, industrial design. Located in River North's Gallery District, Bar Lupo provides a captivating atmosphere for memorable corporate events. The restaurant can accommodate groups from 2 – 250, but it’s slickest spot is by far The Lounge. Outfitted with mismatching, old-fashioned couches and armchairs, The Lounge is the perfect spot for an intimate cocktail hour.
Prime Bar is a modern take on a traditional ale house featuring fantastic food, a large beer selection, and great cocktails. With a more relaxed atmosphere, Prime Bar is the perfect escape for after-work cocktails and a casual dinner. For a team cocktail outing, you can rent out the East Bar for a 30-person reception or if you want a private room, the private dining room can fit up to 50 guests.
Fulton Market Kitchen could easily become your go-to spot for less conservative corporate events. Elaborate wall murals and quirky furniture create a truly unique vibe. Every week, a different artist transforms The Lounge into a studio, while guests dine, mingle and observe the artist’s creative process. Host a board dinner in the private dining room, throw a cocktail reception in the main dining room (complete with it’s own private bar), or celebrate VIP-style with a meal in the elevated dining room.
Celeste is an awesome choice for casual cocktails and rooftop dining, weather permitting of course. This multi-level venue specializes in seasonal American eats and has a well-versed beverage program. While it might be too cold now for the rooftop, this a great venue to keep in your event planning arsenal. Every one of Celeste’s three floors has a different vibe, so you’ll be sure to find a space that works for your event.
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