Entries by Chez Team

Sarah & Christian’s Romantic October Wedding

On October 15th, 2016 Sarah and Christian were joined by their loved ones for their ceremony and reception at Chez. Their day began at the W Hotel Lakeshore for their first look, and then headed to Lake Michigan with their wedding party and photographer, Louie A Weddings. Every detail of the day was planned by Linsday […]

Vendor Spotlight: Gabriel Garavaglia of RED Weddings

Name: Gabriel Garavaglia Title/Position: Director of Wedding Services at RED Weddings Specialty: Production Manager & Lead Cinematographer CHEZ: How long have you been in the events industry?   G.G.: 7 years CHEZ: Describe what you/your company does in one sentence? G.G.: RED Weddings is a premium wedding cinematography, photography, music and entertainment service firm for today’s most […]

ILEA Master’s Dinner

In early March, The International Live Events Association, welcomed leaders of the industry to Chez for their second annual ILEA Chicago Master’s Dinner. The team from HMR Design and MDM Entertainment created an inviting and intimate environment with textured linens, colored lighting, and organically-arranged floral. Signature cocktails and dinner were served by Catering by Michaels. It was […]

Vendor Spotlight: Erin McDonald of Erin McDonald Co

  Name:  Erin McDonald Co Title/Position: Creative Director Specialty:  Design and décor CHEZ: How long have you been in the events industry?  E.M.: More than 25 years. CHEZ: Describe what you/your company does in one sentence?  E.M.: EMC designs unique spaces that are influenced by the clients’ desires and direction but finessed by our knowledge and […]

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 […]