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A glamorous escape set 27 stories above it all, ROOF has earned international acclaim for its expressive design and entertainment, sweeping skyline views, and unique hand-crafted cocktails and cuisine. Rated Hotel Bar of the Year by Nightclub & Bar Awards and one of the Top 3 Rooftop Bars in the World by Travel+Leisure, our newly renovated indoor/outdoor downtown Chicago venue features a retractable ROOF and a space that is climate controlled, making ROOF accessible all year-round.
State and Lake Chicago Tavern combines the flair of artisanal American cuisine with the warm, welcoming vibe of a neighborhood pub. Named after the iconic intersection in the heart of the city, State and Lake Chicago Tavern serves up new twists on bistro fare, with an emphasis on featuring the finest locally sourced and wholesome ingredients.
Chef Nathan graduated from the Cooking and Hospitality Institute of Chicago, and worked under two of Chicago’s pioneer Chefs – Tony Priolo and Andrew Zimmerman. Chef Sears is known for being instrumental in establishing the charcuterie program and teaching classes for the culinary community in Chicago. He is recognized in the city as the “Chef’s Chef” and won numerous awards.
He leads theWit team and the team creates chef-driven classics using the freshest ingredients.
Chef Toni is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America in New York. Chef Toni has received a Jean Banchet Award for Culinary Excellence for Rising Star Pastry Chef, won the Best Dessert Menu award by Pastryscoop.com, and had her dessert selected by TimeOut Chicago as one of the “100 Best We Ate This Year.”