Entries by Chez Team

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 […]

Amanda & Patrick’s Romantic Fall Wedding

Late last fall, just days after Thanksgiving, Amanda and Patrick were joined by family and friends as they said their vows at  St. Joseph Church. While the wedding party made some stops around town with photographer Kent Drake, the team from Revel Decor was busy putting the finishing touches on wedding reception decor details at […]

Vendor Spotlight: Lori Stephenson of LOLA Event Productions

Name: Lori Stephenson Title/Position: Owner and Principal – LOLA Event Productions Specialty: Wedding and Event Planning and Design CHEZ: How long have you been in the events industry? L.S.: I’ve been in the wedding business in some way, shape or form since before I graduated from college where I attained my degree in fashion design and business and […]

Arabian Nights Cocktail Party

On hearing Neeti describe her vision for an Arabian nights themed Sangeet at Chez we were excited to imagine the design possibilities. We were even more excited to hear that Neeti was working with Phil Cooper at Kehoe Designs! Phil and the Kehoe team did not disappoint, styling fuchsia and orange draping to create a colorful canopy […]