Entries by Chez Team

Meghan & Connor’s Wedding Day with a Twist

When we heard that Meghan and Connor were planning their June 9th wedding around the blooming season of Meghan’s favorite flower, we understood. Everyone loves perfectly pink peonies, right? But there was a deeper meaning. The peonies Meghan had in mind were growing in both grandmas’ gardens in Green Bay! And so, two days before […]

The Top Wedding Dress Stores In Chicago

This collection of top wedding dress stores in Chicago has something for every personality. Whether you’re searching for a feminine silhouette layered in lace, a trendy wedding cape, or something architectural and avant garde, this list has you covered. Alice in Ivory A bridal boutique catering for the modern romantic woman, Alice In Ivory carries […]

Alexis & Corey’s Stylish Moody Wedding

On a blue sky day in early June, Alexis and Corey said their wedding vows at Chez, beneath a dramatic canopy of florals and crystal chandeliers. Ghost chairs were arranged in the round, creating an intimate ceremony setting that allowed friends and family to surround the couple. With the team from Kehoe Designs at the […]

Vendor Spotlight: Ramsey Jay Prince of Ashland Addison

Name: Ramsey Jay Prince Title/Position: Senior Event Designer/ Business Development Specialist at Ashland Addison Specialty: Creating a immersive environment with flowers, textiles and furnishings CHEZ: How long have you been in the events industry? R.J.P.: 20 years CHEZ: Describe what you/your company does in one sentence? R.J.P.: Ashland Addison creates an environment, with gorgeous flowers of […]

Trends For An Unforgettable 2017 Holiday Party

Follow these guidelines from Chicago event experts for an unforgettable 2017 holiday party. We reached out to industry pros to learn what they’re hearing and seeing on trends for the upcoming holiday season. 1. Consider a January Holiday Party With December dates booking up fast for venues and social calendars, it makes sense to look […]

Amy & Colin’s Colorful Chez Wedding

It is always an honor when an industry friend selects Chez for their own wedding, so we were delighted to host Chicago wedding photographer, Colin Lyons, and wife Amy for their wedding reception last summer. Following a church ceremony, the newlyweds arrived at Chez to celebrate with family and friends. Colorful decor and a whimsical groom’s […]

Connie’s Luxurious 60th Birthday Celebration

With a milestone birthday approaching, Connie and her husband turned to Desiree Moore Dent of Dejanae Events to plan a birthday celebration like no other. Desiree gathered a team of Chicago’s top event professionals to produce the luxury soiree. Known for their opulent floral displays, Kesh Events designed magnificent floral arrangements with dozens of ivory, cream, […]

Kristin & Dino’s Lush Spring Wedding

After their first look on the rooftop of the Dana Hotel, Kristin and Dino made the short trip to LaSalle Street Bridge and Michigan Avenue to capture some urban wedding day photos with Cattura Weddings. Back at Chez, the teams from Food For Thought and XO Design Co. were busy preparing for guests to arrive. […]

Vendor Spotlight: Vince Hart of Kehoe Designs

Name: Vince Hart Title/Position: V.P. Sales at Kehoe Designs Specialty: Social, Weddings, and Bar-Bat Mitzvahs CHEZ: How long have you been in the events industry? V.H.: 30 Years in November CHEZ: Describe what you/your company does in one sentence? V.H.: We bring people’s dreams to reality. CHEZ: What sets you apart from others? V.H.: I’m […]

Auction of Promises for SOS Children’s Villages

For the 3rd Annual Auction of Promises Event, Specialist Staffing Group, worked with Calihan Catering and Kehoe Designs to produce a successful fundraiser benefiting SOS Children’s Villages Illinois.  A very worthy cause, SOS Children’s Villages provides a safe and healing place for children whose world has been shattered by abuse, neglect, or abandonment. During the […]