After a multi-million dollar re-imagining, the opening of Pendry Chicago in May 2021 marked the debut of Pendry Hotels & Resorts in the Midwest, bringing new art, design and luxury offerings to the heart of downtown. Now, Pendry is pleased to officially introduce two new food and beverage concepts at the hotel, located in Chicago’s famous Loop neighborhood at 230 N. Michigan Avenue.
- Opening on Friday June 25e 2021, Chateau Carbide is a secret French Riviera-inspired open-air rooftop perched 24 stories above Michigan Avenue. Named in homage to the 1920s Carbide & Carbon Building (the iconic champagne bottle monument) in which it resides, the open-air sun terrace and luxurious indoor lounge welcome guests with rosé, champagne magnums and hand rolled sushi.
- On the ground floor of the hotel, hidden behind heavy curtains, the Pendry Bar serves as a fireside retreat with a focus on classic cocktails and chef-led bar bites in an intimate setting.
PINK GARDEN ON THE SECRET ROOF – CARBIDE CASTLEBEGINNING AT PENDRY CHICAGO SUMMIT: Offering a hidden getaway on the French Riviera 24 stories above the hustle and bustle of the city, Chateau Carbide offers Chicagoans and travelers an exciting opportunity to experience the iconic art deco-style building from a whole new way. Inside, two adjacent rooms surrounded by glass windows offer intimate seating in plush velvet banquettes that can accommodate up to 80 people. A bar with golden garnishes houses bottles of specialty rosé from Château d’Esclans next to an unobstructed sushi station. Outdoors, guests can immerse themselves in a French Riviera-inspired garden oasis overlooking the Chicago skyline, which serves as an all-day destination with a dual daytime and nighttime vibe. During the day, guests can soak up the sun and relax on plush seating and striped lounge chairs while sipping on an array of summer favorites, including a selection of rosés available by the glass, bottle, magnum, or jeroboam ( 3 liters), as well as craft cocktails, champagne, frozen and more. Accompanying the castings and designed for sharing, Carbide picnic features an assorted basket of artisan cheeses and cold cuts, market raw vegetables, locally brewed spiked kombucha and optional Siberian Osetra caviar. At 5:00 p.m., Chateau Carbide seamlessly transforms into an exclusive nightlife scene with rotating DJs spinning French house music, bottle service of rosé and champagne, oversized rattan lanterns and a plethora of candles as well. only light bites and a menu of main sushi rolls from Chef Tony Kim (The peninsula) such as crispy tuna with mushroom maki with fresh truffle, smoked lobster, maguro caprese and more. Château Carbide is open from Friday to Saturday from 2:00 p.m. to 12:00 p.m. and Sunday from 12:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Walk-ins are accepted and reservations are recommended through Open table. More information can be found here.
BEHIND THE CURTAIN – BAR PENDRY, A CELEBRATION OF THE CLASSIC CHICAGO BAR: Newly opened in tandem with the hotel on May 26, Bar Pendry is a tribute to Chicago’s classic cocktail bar and provides an intimate and comfortable setting for business meetings, after-work drinks and late night drinks. . Tucked behind a heavy floor-to-ceiling curtain adjacent to the lobby, the intimate space exudes a dark, moody vibe with leather sofas, oversized armchairs, comfy, personalized banquettes, and a curated art collection. Centered around a double-sided fireplace, the 54-person bar focuses on specialty, seasonal cocktails made with ultra-high-end local ingredients as well as a selection of local wines and beers. Throughout the afternoon and evening, Pendry Chicago Executive Chef Jeff Vucko (The Langham, Public, The Spirit) features a menu of raised sea bass bites, including a burger with bacon and turkey jam, tuna tartare, and French fries with malt vinegar aioli. Bar Pendry is open Monday to Thursday from 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., Friday to Saturday from 12:00 p.m. to midnight and Sunday from 12:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. reservations are available through Open table. More information can be found here.
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About Pendry Chicago: Pendry Chicago is a creative revival of Burnham Brother’s iconic, daring and playful Art Deco Carbide & Carbon building that has established itself as a Chicago landmark. Steeped in history and steeped in style, the modern luxury hotel is located on Chicago’s Loop, amid a vibrant collection of cultural attractions, rugged offices and corporate headquarters, as well as dining and shopping distinct. Its central location and proximity to other famous Chicago neighborhoods make it the perfect launch pad for exploring the city. The redesigned 1929 landmark features 364 redesigned guest rooms and suites and carefully designed public spaces by Alessandro Munge’s Studio Munge, including a signature restaurant and bar concept overseen by Andy Masi and his Clique Hospitality group. In addition, the hotel has a lobby bar and lounge, a spectacular rooftop terrace, 13,000 square feet of meeting and event space, and fitness programming. organized form and well-being and an extensive art collection. Pendry Chicago is both a restoration and a revitalization of a Chicago architectural wonder. Pendry Chicago is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts. For more information, follow @pendrychicago or visit www.pendry.com/chicago/.
About Pendry Hotels and Resorts: Pendry Hotels & Resorts is a new luxury hotel brand from Montage International. Pendry combines inspired design with a celebration of culture and genuine service tailored to today’s cultured world traveler. The well-established experience of founders Alan J. Fuerstman and Michael Fuerstman in the hospitality industry serves as the foundation of the brand. Each property is imbued with a unique perspective on contemporary style and emphasizes the arts and the local community of the city in which it resides. The hotel portfolio includes Pendry San Diego, Sagamore Pendry Baltimore, Pendry West Hollywood and Pendry Chicago. Opening later this year, Pendry West Manhattan and Pendry Park City. Opening in 2022 are Pendry Natirar and Pendry Washington DC – The Wharf. The opening in 2023 is Pendry La Quinta. Pendry Hotels & Resorts is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts. For more information on Pendry Hotels & Resorts, follow @pendryhotels or visit www.pendry.com.