River Roast is a waterfront restaurant wedding reception venue located in Chicago, Illinois. Nestled within the downtown area with views overlooking the glistening Chicago river, this lively social house exudes both style and comfort. Specializing in handcrafted tavern-inspired American cuisine, it is the ideal location for you and your guests to sit down for an unforgettable meal.
Facilities and Capacity
Situated within the historic Reid and Murdoch building, this spacious location has six different indoor and outdoor venues for you to choose from. From intimate gatherings with your nearest and dearest to tremendous gatherings of up to 1,000 guests, there’s room for everyone. Depending on your needs, stylistic approach, and time of year, these spaces can also be customized to create separate areas for dining and dancing. For smaller get-togethers, there is also a secluded veranda and dock available for you to host private cocktail receptions or dinners.
Be it formal or casual celebrations, the talented staff at River Roast is committed to helping every couple realize their own unique vision. Dedicated to exceptional service, this team has an impeccable eye for detail when it comes to planning weddings. With a wealth of event planning experience, they will help you craft a complete reception timeline to make sure your special day runs smoothly. From designing the perfect seating plan to providing audio-visual equipment, they strive to make your day as stress-free as possible. Their range of services include:
- Event planning
- Wedding decor
- Setup and cleanup
- Dance floor setup
- Valet parking
With a scumptuous menu created by Executive Chef, Cedric Harden, Riverside Roast specializes in serving contemporary American dishes with a focus on elegantly delectable presentations. From the four-hour brunch option to the full three-course Royalist menu, there is a range of customizable dining packages to choose from. Popular dishes include slow-roasted pork loin, the signature chicken breast, and Jake Melnic’s famous wings. Whatever your palate, expert culinary staff will work with you one-to-one to construct a full menu that meet your needs. Whether you are looking for the wedding cake of your dreams or an array of late-night snacks, they are here to help. There is also a full bar selection and service staff are on-hand to make sure empty plates are cleared and champagne glasses are kept full. Other cuisine-related options include:
- Hors d’oeuvres packages
- Snack and stationed options
- Complimentary votive candles and menu cards
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Package Includes Five-Hour reception: Three-course dinner menu featuring salad; Entree and wedding cake; Four-hour beer and wine package; Wine service with dinner and a champagne toast; and custom designed wedding cake! For more information email: email@example.com or call 312-527-1417 **Menus are subject to 21% service charge and 11.5% sales tax. All prices are subject to change, not submit to previous bookings.**
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- Set Up
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- Cake Cutting
- Wedding Cake
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- Open Bar
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- Historic Building
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- Covered Outdoor
- Uncovered Outdoor
- Scenic Views
What kind of wedding events does River Roast offer?
- Bridal Shower
- Engagement Party
- Rehearsal Dinner
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- All Inclusive Packages
- Bar Services
- Catering Services
- Event Planner
- Lighting / Sound
- Outside Vendors
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