Get ready to learn some insider cooking tips and tricks from chef Graham Elliot (from TV's Master Chef) with this 30 minute Skype/FaceTime session. Use your autographed copy of "Cooking Like a Master Chef" by Eiliot to stir up recipe questions, chat through food and wine pairings, or plan a dinner party menu together. Date to be mutually agreed upon.
Exclusive use of ISFA owned Diamond Suite at the White Sox located in one of the best suite locations in the ballpark. The suite has twenty-two (22) admission tickets and seven (7) prime parking passes. For use to-be-determined game in the month of May during the 2019 White Sox season. Does not include food and beverage.
Take one down and pass it around! Included in this package: Swag, Dinner and Tour for Two at Forbidden Root, Chicago's first botanic brewery new to the West Town neighborhood, offering seasonal dishes to pair with craft beer for an elevated dining experience; a $100 gift card to Revolution Brewing, Illinois' largest independently-owned brewery; a $25 gift certificate to Spiteful Brewing, a local brewery run by 4 friends in Edgewater dedicated to craft beer; a growler with fill certificates, two logoed glasses, a growler koozie carrier from our friends over at Haymarket; a $25 gift certificate to Emporium beercade, which now has a West Loop location; and 3 cases of Lagunitas!
Receive 4 tickets to CCT's annual holiday production, The Beatrix Potter Holiday Tea Party featuring classic characters like Peter Rabbit, capped by a post show tea (hot cocoa) party. With this exclusive package, you will enjoy a personalized original song about your child performed by the cast following the show! Leading up to the performance, we will schedule a fun, informal "interview" over the phone or via email with you and your little one, conducted by a Beatrix Potter actor. The creative team will use the interview to write a song about your child, and deliver a private performance of it for your party after the show.
Enjoy an evening at the Lyric Opera of Chicago on January 31, with two tickets to the beloved classic, La Bohème. Hear the most captivating music Puccini ever composed, as he shows us exactly what love is about. Mimì and Rodolfo are young lovers we all understand, and when they suffer, our hearts break for them. La Bohème remains forever youthful, eternally fresh. See it at the Lyric, and enjoy dinner for two in the Opera's own Graham Room, featuring innovative seasonal dishes, on par with the performance itself!
Randolph Street in The West Loop is Chicago's Row. You can sample some of the hot spots!
City Winery - $200 experience
If you're at the gala, you're here! Custom City Winery Tour and Wine Tasting for up to 4 people. Includes wine flight of 3 City Winery wines paired with 3 crostini!
Formento's - $100 gc
Raise a glass at this distinctively chic, vino-centric establishment from the folks behind Balena and The Bristol. Indulge in Executive Chef Todd Stein's classic and contemporary Southern Italian menu.
Cruz Blanca - $50 gc
Enjoy the trendiest tacos and craft beer selection at Rick Bayless' Cruz Blanca. Inspired by European traditions and Mexican style, this gem features ingredients local to Chicago. Care to expand your culinary horizons beyond the West Loop? The Cruz Blanca card is also good at other Bayless' restaurants.
Enjoy a spectacular family evening with:
4 Ticket Vouchers to The Nutcracker
Journey to Chicago's 1893 World's Fair with this holiday masterpiece, a must-see tradition boldly imagined for a new generation. Chris Jones calls it "a gorgeously visualized work staged at the historic Auditorium Theatre, made in and for Chicago, and thus ennobling of our complicated, pulsing, beautiful city?"
$50 Gift Certificate to Carnivale
Enjoy an evening of global cuisine with a Latin-American flair, in one of the most whimsical places in Chicago. Carnivale is drenched in a stunning panoply of colors from floor to ceiling, often featuring samba dancers and musicians for added spectacle.
Includes 2 Ticket Vouchers to Each of the Following:
Impress your date with a main stage production at the nation's premier ensemble theatre and winner of 12 Tony Awards, the legendary Steppenwolf.
See any show in the 1819 season, but we reccomend Mansfield Park directed by Stuart Carden, director of CCT's Edward Tulane (2015), Fredrick (2014), and Frog and Toad (2017).
Catch the world's most influential and prolific comedy empire. Some restrictions apply.
Giordano Dance at the Harris Theater March 22 & 23 brings a world premiere by award-winning choreographer, Marinda Davis. Marinda has been named as a "Top 10 Young American Choreographer 25 & Under", and has set works for Dancing with the Stars and NBC's World of Dance. Ms. Davis battles eight autoimmune diseases. "I laugh harder, I cry harder, and I see quickly what's important." - Davis
Experience Chicago's vibrant, internationally acclaimed museum scene. Includes:
One Year Membership to The Museum of Contemporary Art
Located one block east of the historic Water Tower, the MCA champions the provocative side of contemporary art and culture with innovative exhibitions, performances, and programs to illuminate what it means to be a citizen of both Chicago and the world.
Wndr Museum VIP entry for 4
A new immersive art experience that explores wonder through play. Founded by tech millionaire Brad Keywell, this pop up features interactive installations such as the "Prism Room" with walls covered in iridescent rainbows, the "DNA Cave" with a massive illuminated helix, and the "Anti-Gravity Chamber." This experience features 10-minutes of private access to the Kusama Infinity Mirror Room, the first to be displayed in Chicago. Less than a block from CCT, Wndr Museum is a bright, Instagram friendly space. Tickets must be used by 1.31.18.
The crowning jewel of your Harry Potter collection. This year, Scholastic unveiled new covers for the Harry Potter series to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the US publication of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. CCT's friend, Caldecott Medal-winning artist and worldwide bestselling author Brian Selznick, created the cover illustrations. When placed side by side, they form a dazzling single image that tells the overarching story beginning with Harry's arrival at Privet Drive, through the epic conclusion of the Battle of Hogwarts. See it all in this 37"x 11" poster, signed by Selznick, ready for your mantle or child's bedroom.
In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the release of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone in the U.S., best-selling author and Caldecott Medal-winning artist Brian Selznick, reimagined Harry Potter in his signature black-and-white drawing style. This striking 22"x 34" poster features the cover art from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. You know, the first book, where we first meet Ron, Hermione, Hagrid, and Fluffy (the three headed dog!). Poster is signed by Selznick!
Caldecott Medalist and bookmaking pioneer Brian Selznick takes readers on an awe-inspiring journey with his novel Wonderstruck, adapted into a 2017 movie directed by Todd Haynes, starring Oakes Fegley, Jullianne Moore, Michelle Williams, and Millicent Simmonds, with screenplay by Selznick himself. The 27"x40" poster is full of his beautiful illustrations, signed by Selznick, and ready to spark the imagination! Also includes a hard cover copy of Wonderstruck!
A must-have for any Cubs superfan's collection. Take home an autographed baseball by 2016 World Series Champion and Series MVP, Ben Zobrist. A fan favorite, the veteran utility man, number 18, Zorilla! A signed ball from him is the perfect addition to any rec room, kids' room or display case (and holding it in your hand could bring the Cubs good luck during games next season).
One of the greatest NHL hockey players of all time and a Chicago sports icon. Patrick Kane is a three time Blackhawks Stanley Cup winner; recipient of the Conn Smyth Trophy, Hart Memorial Trophy; and recipient of the Art Ross Trophy! At some point he found time to autograph this jersey, which could be yours!