Entries by Chez Team

Sarah & Konrad’s Elegant Wedding

After saying their vows at Queen of All Saints Basilica in Sauganash, newlyweds Sarah and Konrad stopped at Lurie Garden and the Wrigley Building to capture some urban wedding photographs. From the Wrigley Building, they made the short trip to Chez, where they joined friends and family for their wedding reception. Rectangular dining tables were […]

Vendor Spotlight: Lindsay Gaeta of Storybook Weddings and Events

Name: Lindsay Gaeta Title: Senior Planner and Designer with Storybook Weddings and Events Specialty: Weddings, Corporate Events, Parties CHEZ:  How long have you been in the events industry? L.G.:  Since 2009 CHEZ:  Describe what you/your company does in one sentence? L.G.:  We create wonderful memories by planning and coordinating weddings and celebrations, so you and your […]

Vendor Spotlight: Shelley Anderson and Tyler Huffman of Cage + Aquarium

Name: Shelley Anderson and Tyler Huffman of Cage + Aquarium Title/Position: Shelley: Head Photographer and General Manager Tyler: Head DJ and General Manager Specialty: Providing turntable style DJs and unique, photo-journalistic style photographers for weddings and events. CHEZ: How long have you been in the events industry? S.A. & T.H.: Since 2007 CHEZ: Describe what […]

Vendor Spotlight: Ryan Turner of StemLine Creative

Name: Ryan Turner/StemLine Creative Title/Position: Owner/Creative Director Specialty: Upscale Floral and Event Design company CHEZ: How long have you been in the events industry? R.T.: 11 years CHEZ: Describe what you/your company does in one sentence? R.T.: StemLine Creative offers modern and classic styles through flowers, in addition to a vast selection of creative and […]

5 Luxurious Wedding Lounges

Chez’s all-white interior and soaring ceilings make decor and event design possibilities truly endless. Each Chez client has the opportunity to transform the space into their wedding vision, focusing on what is important to them and what they want to impart on their wedding guests. It has been forecasted as a trend for 2017 weddings […]

Vendor Spotlight: Virginia Kinnard Lionberger of VKL Consulting Group

Name: Virginia Kinnard Lionberger Title/Position: Principal/Lead Event Consultant of VKL Consulting Group, LLC Specialty: We specialize in the art and the science of event creation and management (Weddings, Corporate and Not-for-Profit) and we practice our craft with integrity and genuine care for our clients, their guests and their events. CHEZ: How long have you been […]

Vanessa & Hayden’s Intimate Wedding

On September 24th, 2016 Vanessa and Hayden were joined by friends and family for an intimate wedding ceremony at First United Methodist Church in Evanston. After the ceremony, with the help of Amanda Megan Miller Photography, they captured photos along the lakefront and at several popular locations throughout Chicago.  While the wedding party was taking […]

5 Classic Escort Card Displays

While we see all varieties of customized escort boards and seating charts at Chez weddings, we’ve noticed many couples move in the direction of a more subtle escort card table. In this scenario, the design of the escort table is still fitting with of the overall style of the wedding, but does not steal the […]

10 Unique Wedding Table Numbers From Real Chez Weddings

1: Hand-painted Watercolor Table Numbers For the creative, artistic wedding. A hand-painted table number is a great way to add color and personality to your wedding decor.2. Stainless Steel Table Numbers For the contemporary wedding. These table numbers are like stainless steel sculptures. 3. Printable Table Numbers in Vintage Mirrored Frames For the opulent wedding. Vintage […]

5 Dessert Trends from Real Chez Weddings

1: Suspended Selection of Petit Fours A unique way to impress guests. The team from Platinum Events suspended trays of sweet treats from Jordan’s Food of Distinction under the Chez glass staircase. 2. Buffet of Small Bites The organic floral arrangement surrounded by wooden wine boxes and a traditional cake stand made for an elegant, […]