Private Event Information

Sample menus are provided to assist you in planning your event. We are happy to make recommendations or to customize a menu for your group. We can also coordinate audio-visual equipment, live entertainment, or anything else that will make your event a success.

Seating capacity for private dining in the Founder's Room

32 guests.

Semi-private dining available for larger groups

Accommodating 25 to 800 guests. Options are available for larger groups.


Half the required food & beverage minimum.

Cancellation policy

Full refund when cancelled 60 days prior to event. Deposits not refunded may be applied to future events.


48-hour advance guarantee for the number of guests in your party.


Full payment is required at the end of the event unless prior arrangements have been made. 22% service charge and 10.5% sales tax will be added to each bill. Set up fees may also apply.

Event Spaces

Park Grill

Park Grill opened its doors as the first official resident of Millennium Park on November 24, 2003. A destination dining experience, Park Grill offers contemporary American cuisine infused with complex seasonal ingredients and distinctive Chicago flavor. Park Grill was ranked in the Top 5 of "Top Newcomers" by Zagat's Chicago Restaurant Guide in 2004 and more recently named a "Favorite Restaurant" by Chicago Collection magazine in 2007. The 250-seat indoor restaurant features a comfortable, classic atmosphere with floor-to-ceiling views of the Park and provides live entertainment year round. In the summer, Park Grill opens its doors to the Plaza, offering Chicago's largest alfresco dining experience.

Founder's Room at Park Grill

Distinctive Elegance for Private Events. The Founder's Room offers flexibility for private dining events that seat between 10 and 32. This intimate space has full audio-visual capabilities and sets a perfect backdrop for smaller corporate events, presentations, and special dinner parties.

The Plaza at Park Grill

Chicago's largest alfresco venue. Under the sun and stars of Millennium Park, The Plaza at Park Grill creates a singularly festive and fun atmosphere for your next event, from parties of 25 to 800. Host your event in the heart of the city's hottest new attraction.

Chase Promenade at Millennium Park

Located next to the spectacular 110-ton Anish Kapoor "Cloud Gate" sculpture and directly above Park Grill, Millennium Park's Chase Promenade provides the venue for larger-scale private, tented events at Millennium Park.

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