MEETING PROFESSIONALS: NEW IN CHICAGO, JUNE 2013

Discover the city's most recent openings, updates and renovations.

THE GODFREY HOTEL CHICAGO OPENING 2013

Godfrey Hotel

The luxury Godfrey Hotel Chicago, on Huron and LaSalle Streets, is slated to open in 2013. The hotel is fitted with 182 guest rooms, 12 junior suites, and 27 one-bedroom suites. The hotel will have an on-site restaurant and bar, 24-hour fitness center, on-site spa and an urban rooftop with retractable roof, water features, outdoor fire pits and views of the city. Exact details of the meeting spaces and events accommodations are yet to be announced.

Learn more about the Godfrey Hotel Chicago.




M VIE OPENS IN NOBLE SQUARE

MVieM Vie opened its doors to customers revealing rich atmosphere to compliment the tasty menu. Décor like the honey onyx bar that is lit from below is meant to stimulate the senses while experiencing the Southern-inspired dishes like gumbo, short-rib sliders and fried green tomato salads. Cocktails at the honey onyx bar are traditional versions (a Martini will be made with gin unless specified otherwise) while great conversations, nice atmosphere and good food are the essential aspects of M Vie.

Learn more about M Vie.




PERUVIAN RESTAURANT TANTA OPENING IN JULY


tanta chef acurioThe newest restaurant to call Chicago home is Tanta featuring an innovative and delicious approach to Peruvian cuisine. Tanta is scheduled to open in July in their River North location. Peruvian chef, Gaston Acurio is a celebrity chef and restaurateur in Peru and has 32 restaurants around the world. His first restaurant, Astrid y Gaston is number 14 on the Pellegrino's list of World's 50 Best Restaurant. And Acurio will bring his talent and intimate knowledge of his homeland cuisine to Tanta's menu. The cocktail menu will focus on pisco (a grape brandy of Peru) for a fun twist on the average cocktail.

Learn more about Tanta and Chef Acurio.