Close out Chicago Style 2019 with the folks behind White Lyan, Dandelyan, Super Lyan and more for a one-night-only party of some of their beloved concepts — past, present and future. They’ll be resurrecting some of their iconic serves featuring Westward Whiskey + Fords Gin and sharing the Lyan attitude towards hospitality. All cocktails $10 with proceeds going to Chicago’s very own Causing A Stir. Musical stylings by DJ Chava — let’s dance!
Support Staff is a newly established branch of Hope For The Day, run by hospitality professionals, that focuses on challenges facing the food and beverage industry which include but are not limited to: mental health challenges, social pressures, overexertion at work, lack of healthcare resources, and substance abuse.
Chicago Style 2019 wraps it’s third and final seminar day.
Our friends from Seedlip are popping up at the Ace during Chicago Style with a botanical retreat highlighting a unique Seedlip expression each day. On Thursday, May 9th, Seedlip welcomes guest bartender David Mor from Cindy's who will be highlighting Seedlip Grove 42
Presented by Beam Suntory and Chicago Style Health + Wellness Ambassador Alex Negranza, the Chicago Style Fitness Series concludes with a jumprope class with performance instructor, Erica Robinson of Kinection.
Starline Social Club took home the 2018 Bar Fight Club championship title! We celebrate their victory with cocktails and performances, and show Chicago everything that makes them worthy of the trophy. Cocktails from La Luna Mezcal, Four Roses Bourbon + Iichiko Shochu. Performances from David Davis and Thair with music from DJ Cut Cuz. Come party!
Tickets are $5 at the door or bring a box of pads as a donation for Chicago Period Project!
The Chicago Style Dinner Party Series are dinners with some of our favorite chefs, bartenders, and activists hosted in intentionally intimate spaces designed to nurture the genuine connections and thoughtful conversations that lead to growth and change.
Full details + reservation details forthcoming.
Join us for a happy hour with Lot 40, Pike Creek, Gooderham & Worts and J.P. Wiser’s and guest bartenders Ariel Neal (Causing A Stir) and Christina Veira (Toronto) at Emporium Fulton Market. Christina and Ariel are incredible examples on how to build community through hospitality!
$1 from every cocktail and $5 for each person who attends (show up for a good cause!) will go in support of Alexis Brown’s recovery (Causing A Stir). Causing A Stir empowers and uplifts marginalized members of the hospitality industry by equipping underrepresented individuals with educational tools, insight and access that create viable pathways for career advancement.
Our friends from Seedlip are popping up at the Ace during Chicago Style with a botanical retreat highlighting a unique Seedlip expression each day. On Wednesday, May 8th, Seedlip welcomes guest bartender Vincent Bright from Lost Lake who will be highlighting Seedlip Spice 94.
Presented by Beam Suntory and Chicago Style Health + Wellness Ambassador Alex Negranza, the Chicago Style Fitness Series welcomes yoga instructor, Alison Guse aka Ali G, for a 60 minute yoga class.
Join us for a happy hour with The Botanist Gin + Chareau at Emporium Fulton Market. Meet + greet the distiller from Chareau and imbibe on cocktails from Chareau and Botanist Gin representatives Helen Diaz and Dominic Alling. $1 of every cocktail will go to Speed Rack - which happens to be taking place right after this happy hour!
Speed Rack is a national cocktail competition featuring top female bartenders in key cocktail markets, putting them head to head in round robin style timed and judged challenges. It is the first competition to highlight the up and coming generation of strong women in the spirits industry with 100% of proceeds going towards breast cancer education, prevention and research.
Our friends from Seedlip are popping up at the Ace during Chicago Style with a botanical retreat highlighting a unique Seedlip expression each day. On Tuesday, May 7th, Seedlip welcomes guest bartender Julia Momose from Bar Kumiko who will be highlighting Seedlip Garden 108
Presented by Beam Suntory and Chicago Style Health + Wellness Ambassador Alex Negranza, the Chicago Style Fitness Series kicks off with a dance class with Empress Darling Shear.
During this contemporary modern class, "Body is an Orchestra", Darling will be giving lessons on being in concert with yourself.
Bar Fight Club is a competition among six of the country’s most notable cocktail bars battling over creative cocktails, superb hospitality and a sense of inclusive community.