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Catering Made Simple has gained recognition throughout the Chicagoland area as a full-service catering company with the friendliest, most hardworking staff! We are dedicated to enhancing and projecting our client’s own good taste in our cuisine. Aside from our specialty menu items, we also specialize in creating sumptuous custom menus that incorporate what we do best also including: gluten free, lactose free, vegetarian and vegan selections.

The Comfort Suites Elgin has launched with a fresh look and all new amenities to make your next trip a success. At our property, you’ll find everything you need to make your stay productive. Our large contemporary suites have plenty of space for you to spread out and prepare for the next day. All suites are equipped with a microwave, refrigerator, pull-out sofa, free Internet and a 24/7 business center. You’ll also enjoy our complimentary morning breakfast, served 6:30 am – 9:30 Monday-Friday and 7:00 am – 10:00 am on weekends. Within walking distance you’ll find impeccable restaurants and shops. Rookies Bar & Grill, Village Pizza & Pub, Panera Bread and Starbucks Coffee are located just a few steps outside our front door.

Thoughtfully appointed, our Elgin/West Dundee NEW guest rooms give you the perfect place to work, relax and recharge. Each room features all new bedding, stylish d_cor, and free Wi-Fi. The lobby at Courtyard Chicago Elgin/West Dundee has been completely transformed, featuring inviting, flexible spaces to work or relax in, free Wi-Fi throughout and easy access to the latest news, weather and airport conditions via our GoBoard

We designed the Dream Hall with event rental in mind. We know how hard it can be to find the perfect space to host your next event. From special occasions and weddings to corporate events and book release parties, The Dream Hall has everything you need to make your next event a success.

We offer exceptional culinary chefs and catering teams that bring your event to life with food and service. The Dream Hall includes two floors, each with a separate bar for any type of networking or social based event.

The Dundee Township Park District, located in Kane County, Illinois serves the communities of Carpentersville, East Dundee, West Dundee, Sleepy Hollow, and portions of Algonquin, Gilberts, Elgin, Barrington Hills and Hoffman Estates.

Gallery 611 is an intimate event venue that is fast becoming a Chicagoland favorite. Whether you need a small corporate luncheon or a formal wedding for 100 people, we work with you from start to finish to make sure everything is perfect! Take a VIRTUAL TOUR now at http://bit.ly/1VHm1j8

Our great location just West of Route 25 on Route 72, offers the ultimate spot to host your next event. Gallery 611 offers:
Newly renovated facilities
Lounge for receiving guests
Private changing room for celebrant
Ample parking for your guests
Prep kitchen with microwave and fridge
Separate serving area for drinks
Continuous, pole free venue
Gorgeous plank flooring
Table and chairs for 100 guests
Easy accessibility from I-90, Rt 25 & Rt 72

Taking advantage of our wonderful local businesses, we offer everything you’ll need from catering to entertainment.

Take a VIRTUAL TOUR now at http://bit.ly/1VHm1j8 or call us to schedule a physical tour today!

New American cuisine is our fusion of cuisine which assimilates flavors from the melting pot of traditional American cooking techniques.

On the second floor, we have an amazing venue space for larger gatherings such as trendy rustic weddings, dinners, lunches, dances, concerts or social gatherings complete with its’ own private bar, large balcony overlooking the pond, stage for live music or shows and can accommodate over 100-250 guests.

If you would like help planning a wedding in the Elgin Area please contact the Elgin Area Convention & Visitors Bureau at (800) 217-5362, email Wendi@ExploreElginArea.com or complete our form to request more information

Get in on the action! With hot new games, a cool new look and awesome cash prizes, it’s all aboard for excitement! We’re Rockin’ the Boat!

Perched atop the spectacular Fox River, Grand Victoria Casino boasts over 1,100 exciting slots, a countless variety of Vegas-style table games, acclaimed gaming promotions and giveaways, four extraordinary restaurants, including award-winning Buckinghams, and unparalleled customer service. It all makes Grand Victoria Casino the best gaming, dining, and entertainment destination in all of Chicagoland.

With spacious banquet facilities accommodating 30 to 250 guests, plus exciting gaming entertainment just steps away, Grand Victoria is the ideal locale for your next event. Specializing in private and semi-private corporate functions, class reunions, weddings, and holiday gatherings, our professional staff, and elegant settings will make your next event unforgettable.

Request Information:
For more information and to view our banquet facilities, contact our Sales and Catering Manager at 331.588.1932.

Fill out our online Request Form to reserve a banquet room for your next event.

Wedding Packages:
Let Grand Victoria be a part of your special day with a comprehensive wedding package. The package includes dining, a full bar, entertainment, and custom decor in one of our elegant banquet rooms. Our Banquet Coordinator will work with you to help tailor your wedding reception to your exact needs. You won’t have to lift a finger – except at the ceremony.

CLICK HERE TO VIEW WEDDING PACKAGES

Banquet Menu:
With signature dishes like Surf & Turf, Chicken Monte Cristo, Frenched Pork Chop with Apple Chutney, and Red Raspberry Truffle or create your own Grand Buffet, as well a full wine, beer, and liquor list, our banquet menu will leave you and your guests more than impressed.

CLICK HERE TO VIEW LUNCHEON MENU OPTIONS

The Hemmens Cultural Center offers Chicagoland a 1,200 seat acoustical gem that Harry Belafonte described as a “jewel”. With seats no further than 87 feet from the stage and ample leg room, The Hemmens is the ideal venue to enjoy entertainment ranging from local favorites such as The Elgin Symphony Orchestra and Children’s Theatre of Elgin to performing legends such as the Oak Ridge Boys, Bob Newhart and BB King. The Hemmens Cultural Center not only boasts a beautiful proscenium theatre, it also has an 11,340 square foot Exhibition Hall, fully equipped banquet kitchen and art gallery. With convenient, ample parking, and easy access from major routes, The Hemmens Cultural Center is ideal for trade shows, performances, conventions and meetings.

Newly remodeled full service hotel with 243 guest rooms, including 63 suites and 10,000 square feet of banquet space featuring complimentary Hi-Speed Internet, Fitness Center, Indoor Pool with Hot Tub and Complimentary Parking. Bennigan’s Bar and Grill attached to the hotel.

Imago Creative Studios is a creative & unique event venue in downtown Elgin, IL. Original brick, skylights & timber beams provide a one of a kind experience.

 

Perfect location for weddings, showers, birthday parties and corporate events. Let us help you plan your next event at IMAGO Creative Studios.  

Judson University is a fully accredited, private Christian university of the liberal arts, sciences and professions. Judson offers degrees in more than 50 different majors/minors for traditional, graduate, and adult students. Judson University ranks consistently among the Top-Tier of Regional Colleges in the Midwest by U.S. News and World Report. With an academically challenging environment and encouraging spiritual community, Judson shapes lives that will shape the world. During our academic year, Judson provides chapel for our community at 10 a.m. in Herrick Chapel Monday, Wednesday and Friday. These events are free and open to the public. Each year Judson hosts concerts, recitals, plays, lectures and art galleries from renowned artists and architects on campus for our students. These events are typically open to the public and admission fees and registration may be required. Judson also is home to the World Leaders Forum, an annual event that brings global world leads in the spring. During the school year, Judson offers music lessons to younger students through the Fox Valley Community Music School. During the summer, special sports camps and a music camp are available for area youth.

Lord’s Park Pavilion
The 2 story Pavilion, built in 1898, is one of the city’s most valued historical landmarks. It is located at 100 Oakwood Boulevard in the beautiful historic Lords Park, a photographic 108 acre site. Available for use by groups of up to 300 people – 150 people on each level; prices vary according to size and rental terms. Download our rental agreement. Please call 847-531-7047 to rent this facility. You can also email our banquet office at banquets@cityofelgin.org.

 
About Lords Park
This 108-acre regional park, located on the east side of Elgin, was first established in 1892 by the Lord family of Elgin. This park has a wonderful history and is currently home to some of the area’s destination facilities including the Elgin Public Museum, the Lords Park Zoo, the historic Pavilion and the Lord’s Park Aquatic Center. This park offers numerous facilities in a picturesque setting of mature Hickory and Oak trees on rolling terrain. Picnicking is a popular activity at one of the two permitted picnic shelters. Playgrounds, basketball and tennis complement the open play field used for practice or pickup games. A large little league baseball complex is part of the Lords Park property and includes ten fields used by the little league group.

Martini Room in Elgin is the premier lounge – nightclub and entertainment venue in the northwest suburbs. We offer a unique Chicago-style lounge atmosphere with a friendly staff, great martinis and fabulous customers! Of course, Martini Room is known for great martinis and an intimate atmosphere. Our menu features more than 50 martinis, which combine to create the best top-to-bottom martini menu in all of Chicagoland. Our atmosphere is defined by comfortable couches, brick walls, and ever-changing art that is always for sale. On weekends, we feature DJ entertainment spinning the best dance music from the 70’s to today.

Designed in 1950 by renown architect Frank Lloyd Wright, the Muirhead Farmhouse is the only known farmhouse designed and built by Wright during his lifetime. Initially built for Robert and Elizabeth Muirhead, the 3,200 sq. ft. Farmhouse is an excellent example of Wright’s Usonian architecture using Chicago common brick, concrete flooring with radiant heat and large window walls.

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We’ve built the perfect environment for creativity and collaboration and we want to share this space with you!

We invite your team to our facility to experience the ROI R-Lab. The R-Lab can accommodate twenty people seated conference room-style or fifty people seated classroom-style. We’ve fully equipped the space with the tools needed to get your team’s creative juices flowing including break-out areas, a coffee bar, and a variety of technological capabilities to facilitate any type of meeting.

The C.A.K.E. Village is a cultural arts center that is designed to promote and foster an enriched, positive connection between all children and Africa. The C.A.K.E. Village offers school assemblies as well as immersion field trips that include social, visual and performing arts.

Attraction – Serving over 1,000,000 guests annually, The Centre of Elgin is the City’s foremost recreational facility providing residents with nearly 185,000 sq-ft of leisure space. Get fit by joining The Centre’s 9,600 sq. ft. health and fitness center or by taking one of our group exercise classes. Adventure Island Aquatic Center offers year round, indoor fun for the entire family. Zoom down the 20 foot high water slide; jump off the one-meter or three-meter diving boards; stay fit by swimming laps in one of the (8) 25 yard lap lanes; enjoy the warm water therapy pool to relieve joint/muscle pain; or just play in our leisure pool with tumbling toucans, floor geysers, a ship wrecked boat slide, spray arches, or spinning vortex. Other amenities include three full-sized basketball courts, two racquetball courts, a pre-school wing, meeting rooms, and the Heritage Ballroom, which provides beautiful banquet space for everything from weddings to executive business luncheons.

The Haight is the Northwest Suburb’s hidden gem! It’s a unique private venue for weddings, elopements, civil unions, private parties and corporate/non-profit events. Housed in the former Elgin Livery & Storage warehouse, The Haight defines raw elegance. The architectural elements from this historic 1890 building include timber beams, exposed brick and soaring ceilings. All of which create a spacious yet cozy environment for guests to socialize.

Our private space includes two floors. Located in the heart of the City of Elgin less than 5 minutes from the Metra station. We are surrounded by historic neighborhoods, parks, the Grand Victoria Casino and so much more!

Located in the Center City area along the banks of Elgin’s award-winning Riverwalk, The Hemmens Cultural Center is the cornerstone of Elgin’s growing arts community. This intimate 1,200-seat theatre is a favorite venue for seeing stars up close. Since 1969, audiences have been treated to such names as B. B. King, Bob Newhart, Phil Vassar, Garrison Keillor, Bill Cosby, The Ides of March, Blue Oyster Cult and many more. Attending a performance at The Hemmens is an experience not to be missed; clear sightlines and wide aisles provide an unparalleled concert and theatre-going experience where patrons get the sense of sitting in a luxury suite. Even the balcony’s level of comfort and proximity to the stage rivals that of many other venues’ ‘club level seating’.

Located in a century old building in downtown Elgin, IL, within The Elgin Artspace Lofts complex, The Loft of Elements Preserved is a natural light venue, thoughtfully decorated with vintage pieces from our inventory, including specialty furniture, tables and seating. A space that requires no additional decor because of the luxury appointments already featured, allowing our guests to choose their caterer, dessert, and floral decor, and enjoy a stress-free event with their guests.

Featuring a 14 ft. wooden Harvest table as the central focal point, and allowing the vintage 24-arm chandelier to provide the finishing flair, our venue speaks of elegance and luxury in a timeless setting. With floor-to ceiling windows, the natural light venue offers the most for brilliant photo memories, while your guests dance the night away under the twinkling cage pendant lighting.

Serosun Farms; a Premier Luxury Home Agrihood Community! Serosun Farms is conveniently located in beautiful Hampshire, Illinois. Serosun Farms was founded by 2 local business owners and lovers of nature whose goal was to protect the farm and the surrounding land from being developed and to preserve the beautiful natural areas that are so rapidly being destroyed. They purchased the 400-plus acres of stunning land and proceeded to restore the area to it’s original perfect natural state. The community has been Organic for over 10 years allowing indigenous plants, flowers, nature and wildlife to be brought back to life and thrive!

Over 70% of the land at Serosun has been Conserved and will never be built upon. Conservation of nature and creating a Sustainable, Healthful and Eco-conscious community are the principle values at Serosun Farms. Now Serosun Farms has opened up this amazing community for Residency! If you are looking for a unique home and an amazing lifestyle, look no further! Serosun Farms home sites are all a generous 1 Acre of land, each lot offering its’ own amazing views and unique landscape.

Residents can truly create their ‘dream home’ and partner with one of Serosun Farms top builders to bring their vision to life! All homes are custom built while incorporating the latest in sustainable building, Green technology and unique home features. Amenities abound as residents will also have full access to all 400 acres of glorious land and nature, 8 miles and counting of walking/riding trails, a World-class Equestrian Center, On-site Farm and Market with 2018/19 plans for a Farm to Table Restaurant, Green Day Spa, Community Pool, Artisan Village & so much more!  Visit the website for more information.

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