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Located in Chicago's Fulton Market District, Formento's is an Italian restaurant steeped in family traditions featuring the light and bright flavors of Italy. This wedding venue offers three versatile event spaces, featuring exposed brick walls and elegant chandeliers, the perfect canvas to create a night to remember. Formento's is the ideal place to host your shower, rehearsal dinner, wedding ceremony and reception. Your friends and family can experience a traditional Italian Family-Style Dinner or add a modern twist with a 5 Course Tasting Menu.

Formento's can be a dream-come-true celebration destination for couples holding a wedding event. Occasions can take place on the second floor, inside a gorgeous, well-appointed ballroom. This area can accommodate up to 200 guests in a reception-style layout, or 120 guests in a seated arrangement. The room is adorned with vaulted ceilings, and it features a private bar, coat check, private restrooms and windows that overlook Randolph Street Restaurant Row.

In addition to this space, the second floor is also home to an intimate board room, which is ideal for gatherings of eight to 20 guests. Alternatively, it can be used as a bridal suite to prepare to say "I do."

Back on the main floor, up to 40 guests can enjoy an intimate occasion in our gorgeous, private Sicily Room. It features Old World charm with dim lighting, chandeliers, and leather banquettes, making it a chic choice for showers and more.

At Formento's, menus and wine selections are customized to fit your taste and style. There is a range of starters available including Nonna Formento's Meatballs, Whipped Ricotta Crostini and Crispy Cauliflower. Entree options include wood-fire grilled Creekstone Farms prime grade steaks and house-made pastas. Other favorites include Chicken Spaetzle, Ora King Salmon, Whole Grilled Branzino, and traditional Chicken Parmesan.

Our Dark Chocolate Cake is the perfect compliment to your meal. It doesn't end there! Offer your guests an assortment of Italian sweets such as Tiramisu, Seasonal Fruit Tarts and Gelato. Our in-house pastry team would love to work with you to create the cake of your dreams.

Keep the party going by offering Late Night Bites such as Nonna's Sliders, Sicilian Pizza and Truffle Popcorn.
Make the night unforgettable for your guests with a personalized goodie bag.

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