Welcome to Chicago, the Culinary Capital of America

 

Saveur, Travel & Leisure and The Robb Report named Chicago America's best dining city.  

Chicago offers the biggest selection of international and local flavors, you can find the perfect place for your program's dine around and please any demanding taste.

Cuisines: Mexican,  Latin American, Italian, Indian, Brasilian, Chinese, Japanese, Thai, Greek, Polish etc.

 

At MIE we can arrange your dine around at your favorite selection.

 

 

Riva Restaurant on Navy Pier

 


Enjoy the breathtaking views of the Chicago skyline and Lake Michigan at Riva Restaurant on Navy Pier. Menu items include premium seafood, prime steaks and daily specials, as well as extensive wine selections. Chicago's only seafood restaurant on the waterfront! 

 

Italian Village

 


A Chicago Landmark, the Village is a traditional italian restaurant located on the second floor. Designed like a small Italian town, customers dine in cozy booths. Menu features a selection of pasta, veal, beef, seafood, chicken, pizza, panina and salads. Italian Village can host private events for up to 100 people, with pre-selected menu's and a wide selection of wines and of course, the opportunity to taste authentic Italian dining.

 

 

Sunda

 

 

This award winning restaurant is at the vanguard of America’s New Asian cuisine movement showcasing southeast Asian island region. The surprising, simple, flavorful dishes are served and shared while a full sushi bar services an assortment of sushi, sashimi, and nigiri options. The beverage program revolves around a progressive list of premium sakes, Asian beers, Champagnes, sparkling wines, white and red wines, and an ever-changing seasonal cocktail list. The chic space, designed by award-winning designer Tony Chi, is a spectacular combination of innovative yet comforting restaurant design.

 

 

Everest Restaurant

 

 

One of the country's premiere rooms, Everest is located on the 40th floor of the Chicago Stock Exchange. Chef/proprietor J. Joho's world-renowned cuisine and award-winning wine list have earned Everest international recognition. Everest is a member of Relais & Chateaux/Relais Gourmand, Le Grand Table du Monde, Tradition & Qualité, Academie Culinaire de France, and Maitre Cuisiniers de France. Bronze sculptures created by acclaimed Swiss artist Ivo Soldini adorn each table, while paintings by Chicago artist Adam Siegel line the walls overlooking the western view of the city and sculptures by Virginio Ferrari grace the dining room. Equally elegant is the Chef Joho's personalized cuisine, influenced by his Alsace, France origins.

 

 

Frontera Grill & Topolobampo

 

 

This is some of the best Mexican food you'll ever have. Frontera's menu features excellent traditional fare, from chiles rellenos and enchiladas to six kind of tacos. For more adventurous, upscale dining, try Topolobampo. Start with the tortilla soup, a heady ambrosia of dark broth with chicken, avocado and cheese. At lunch, don't miss the salad sampler, with marinated , shredded cactus that's spiked with habanero chili. Both spaces have a hip, colorful vibe: Frontera is more casual and less expensive, with a lively bar scene and a rowdier crowd. Nestled in back, Topolobampo is refined with bright paintings, blue-velvet curtains and a brick-tile floor, giving it a sophisticated south-of-the-border feel. Service in both areas is samart, friendly and professional.

 

 

Le Nomades

 

 

A new french gastronomic adventure. Extraordinary wine List and attentive Service. Located near some of Chicago's most distinctive hotels, finest shopping and world-class performance venues. Sophisticated dinning room that has the atmosphere of a private club.

 

Sushi-Samba

 

 

Only at SUSHISAMBA will you find a unique blend of Japanese, Brazilian and Peruvian cuisine, music and design. Located in the chic River North neighborhood, has a brunch that offers something for everybody. SUSHISAMBA rio is the perfect solution for all your event needs including corporate functions and team building. SUSHISAMBA rio, is  specially equipped to assist their guests in planning a spectacular event, complete with the special touches that make each individual affair distinct. To make your planning event easier, SUSHISAMBA rio will service your event with their extraordinary staff, from sambatini-slinging bartenders to a flawless wait staff; be assured, your guests will have a fantastic night they will not forget.

 

 

Gibson's

 

 

 

Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse embodies the big city dining experience with big flavor steaks and chops, fresh fish daily, and enormous lobster tails—all matched with an extensive wine list. An evening out at Gibsons will include a fun and happening atmosphere with light entertainment, large portions of great food, and uncompromising service. Available anytime of the day, the downtown Chicago location features a newly renovated space with six rooms that hold from 12-200 people for a seated occasion and up to 300 for a cocktail/ hors d'oeuvre party. Make your choice from our menu selections featuring abundant portions of prime aged steaks or pristine seafood from our sister restaurant. State of the art audio\visual equipment is also available to help you with any presentation needs. 

  

Gioco

 

 

Gioco is a hip, Italian eatery and the latest addition to the Marché, Red Light and Opera family of restaurants. Located  just minutes away from McCormick Place Convention Center, Gioco is in an area of the South Loop once dominated by speakeasies and other prohibition-era establishments including Al Capone’s headquarters. Gioco's menu offers rustic Italian dishes prepared with the finest available seasonal products. The menu features homemade pastas and wood-fired thin crust pizzas. Gioco has two fabulous private party rooms. Our 'Ballroom' can accommodate 35 to 70 people, while our more intimate 'Speakeasy' is perfect for a party of 14 to 36 people.

 

Carnivale

 

 

Featuring "Latino flvors with teh spice of life," Carnivale is a reflection of Latin culture and community. Chef Mark Mendez's soulful, authentic cuisine allows guests to explore the savory dishes of cuba, Puerto Rico, Brazil, Colombia, Peru, Argentina, El Salvador, Mexico and Spain. The caleidoscope of colors, playful decor and high-energy atmosphere ignites the feel of being at a Latin house party.  Carnivale accomodates between 15 to 1,000 guests with 7 different private dining rooms.

 

  

The Palm

 

 

The Palm in Chicago has taken the windy city by storm with their exceptional service and mouthwatering dishes.  Located in the luxurious Swisshotel. It has long been a favorite to Chicagoans, regulars include members of the Chicago Bulls and Bears as well as Chicago's political notables. At The Palm in Chicago there is a variety of private dining rooms to choose from for groups ranging in size from 10-90 people.  The private rooms provide an atmosphere suitable for both social and business functions.  Our upstairs room and terrace boast spectacular views of Lake Michigan, Navy Pier and the Chicago Skyline.   

  

 Gino's East

 

 

If you are looking for a classic,  Chicago Gino's East Pizza, look no further. For the planning of a corporate event or any kind of event, Gino's East can design the perfect menu and perfect party for any occasion. The spacious party rooms can accommodate groups of 15-300. Each pizza is made by hand and features its own unique look. Each legendary pizza is created with a secret, golden crust, fresh vine-ripened tomatoes, and loaded with your choice of fresh ingredients. Once baked to perfection these enormous pies are brought to your table in our well-seasoned pans. Gino's East offers a delicious alternative. A full menu featuring our homemade appetizers, pastas made with a rich and tasty marinara sauce, Salads filled with an abundance of fresh vegetables and sandwiches to fill any sized appetite.

 

 

Boka

 

 

 

Awarded with a Michelin Star in 2010 and 2011, Boka offers contemporary American cooking with an emphasis on seasonal ingredients. Private events that range from 200 person cocktail parties to sit down dinners of 100 have long been a hallmark of our offerings. In the past three years our private party clients have included legendary restaurateur Gordon Sinclair's 70th birthday party, Frank Thomas' wedding reception, and a SAP client event with guest Colin Powell.

 

Tru

Four-star, world-renowned restaurant Tru offers Executive Chef Anthony Martin’s Progressive French cuisine, showcasing the most pristine ingredients available in full tasting or abbreviated experience executed with bold creativity and a passion for presentation. Known for an extensive caviar program, the signature offering, Coral Caviar, boasts a selection of up to ten hand-selected caviars. With an elegant ambiance of white draperies and blue banquettes punctuated by a museum-quality contemporary art collection including works by Gerhard Richter, Peter Halley and Andy Warhol, Tru offers inspired fine dining complemented by James Beard Award-winning service and a list of more than 1,500 selections from the Wine Spectator Grand Award-winning wine cellar.

 

Spiaggia

Since opening to great fanfare in 1984, Spiaggia has set the tone for Italian fine dining in Chicago and in the United States. A favorite Michigan Avenue restaurant of critics and patrons alike, this timeless four-star restaurant celebrates the cuisine of Chef/Partner Tony Mantuano, who creates luxurious, world-class Italian cuisine showcasing the finest ingredients presented with simple elegance. The award-winning wine list, impeccable service, spectacular view and sophisticated, contemporary setting contribute to Spiaggia's universal regard as a premier, authentic Italian dining destination.

 

Harry Caray's Italian Steakhouse

 Named “Best Steakhouse in Chicago” by the Chicago Tribune Dining Poll, Best of Citysearch Poll and Metromix on CLTV, serves the finest prime, aged steaks, chops and Italian favorites. The sophisticated, high energy restaurant is home to a museum-quality collection of sports memorabilia, original newspapers and photographs. Big-name athletes, celebrities and politicians are regularly spotted at this must-see Chicago institution. Guests seeking a welcoming spot to catch any major sporting event can hang out in Harry’s plasma-packed bar.

 

Tavern On Rush

 

Tavern On Rush is an upscale, contemporary American Steakhouse offering an extensive menu of Classic American fare, including only the finest USDA prime aged steaks and chops, fresh fish and seafood and unique daily specials. Tavern On Rush’s warm and inviting atmosphere is accented with beautiful brass and mahogany wood accents, white linen table cloths, large windows overlooking the panoramic view of lively Rush Street, soft lighting and exceptional service. Tavern’s unique equestrian theme comes to life in this one-of-a-kind dining experience.

 

Morton's Steakhouse

 

The Original Morton's The Steakhouse locations is in the heart of Downtown Chicago.This basement restaurant has entertained sountless celebrities and Chicago´s well-known. The rich wood and the grotto-like feel of the space can only be found at the original location. Morton's has grown to over 69 restaurants, but the vision is the same today as it was when they open their first restaurant in Chicago in 1978. It offers prime steaks but also fresh seafood as Chilean Sea Bass, Oysters on the Half Shell, Colosal Shrimp and Alaskan King Crab Legs.

 

Joe's

 

The Legendary Joe's Stone Crab first opened in Miami Beach in 1913. It all began when Joseph Weiss, the Joe's of Joe's Stone Crab, and his wife set up seven or eight tables on the front porch of the house they owned. 100 years later, Joe's has become one of the most beloved and widely recognized restaurants in the world, famous for its Florida Stone Crab, signatures sides and Key lime pie. In 2000 was opened Joe´s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab in Chicago, a restaurant featuring a selection of prime steaks, quality seafood and the signature dishes of Joe´s Stone Crab. The restaurant quickly built a reputation as one of the most popular restaurants in Chicago.