Holiday Events in Downtown Chicago at Trump Chicago:
Saturday, November 22
Ride the Gingerbread Express
Guests at Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago will be transported to a holiday wonderland in the Gingerbread Express. Following its debut last year and open throughout the holiday season, the property has designated one special elevator traveling up to the award-winning restaurant, Sixteen, dressed to the nines in everyone's favorite holiday indulgences - gingerbread and candy canes. Conceptualized by the Trump Chicago Pastry Team, guests will enter the Express through four-foot high candy canes, to be greeted by the sweet aromas of the season, celebratory holiday music, and more than 1100 gingerbread bricks made especially by the pastry team. The Gingerbread Express is sure to be the most spirited ride of the season!
Reindeer on the River
3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
River Walk at Trump Chicago
Reindeer on the River promises a cheerful afternoon of entertainment showcasing several VIP guests - two live reindeer and Santa! Scheduled to coincide with the BMO Harris Bank Magnificent Mile Lights Festival on Saturday, November 22, 2013, Reindeer on the River is complimentary to all visitors and will take place from 3 to 8 p.m. at the Riverwalk at Trump Chicago. Adjacent to the Magnificent Mile, the Riverwalk is accessible via both the Wrigley Building breezeway and Wabash Avenue and allows for pedestrian traffic directly along the Chicago River.
Wine Tasting @ Rebar
5:00 - 7:30 pm
Join us on Saturday, November 22 for sips and bites to kick off the holiday season. Indulge at Rebar for pre-dinner vino as we sample wine from Trump Winery's award-winning vineyard paired with the three C's (cheese, charcuterie, and chocolate). Raffle tickets will be sold for a chance to win fantastic prizes including overnight stays, health club memberships to The Spa at Trump, Brunch at Sixteen and much more!
The event will be concluded with unobstructive views of the fireworks show from the Magnificent Miles Lights Festival.
Tickets: $50/person | Limited space availble | https://winetastingatrebar.splashthat.com
Fireworks on the River
Stop by our River Walk for prime views of the BMO Harris Bank Magnificant Mile Festival of Lights fireworks display.
Read more about the firework show and festival at: http://www.themagnificentmile.com/events/lights-festival/
Thursday, Novemebr 27 - THANKSGIVING
Brunch at Sixteen
10:30 am - 3:30 pm
On Thanksgiving Day, Sixteen brings the year's bountiful harvest to life by presenting a festive brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. inside the stunning dining room, which affords breathtaking views of Chicago's architectural landscape, the Chicago River and Lake Michigan. Guests can indulge in traditional Thanksgiving favorites and other specialty items during the festive brunch buffet.
An assortment of seasonal entrée specialties will abound, including Cider Braised Leg and Seared Breast of Poussin with caramelized pumpkin and toasted hickory nut hash, and Seared Diver Scallop with sweet potato hash and balsamic walnut brown butter. The Carving Stations will serve popular mouth-watering items such as Roasted Heritage Breed Turkey Breast with giblet gravy and house made cranberry compote, and Garlic Roasted Prime Rib with jus, Dijon and horseradish cream. Guests may also enjoy a Raw Bar, where a selection of sushi, colossal shrimp, oysters, snow crab legs and Alaskan king crab will await, as well as other stations offering artisan cheeses and charcuterie; made-to-order omelets and pancakes; made-to-order risotto; and a Children's Table laden with favorite Thanksgiving treats.
To complete Thanksgiving brunch at Sixteen, Executive Pastry Chef Aya Fukai has prepared an array of seasonally inspired desserts to add sweet and spice to the holiday meal.
Thanksgiving brunch at Sixteen costs $150 per person and $40 for children 12 years and younger, exclusive of tax, alcohol and gratuity. Seating times are 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Reservations are highly recommended and may be made by calling (312) 588-8030.
Dinner at Sixteen
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sixteen will be open for dinner beginning at 6 p.m., offering a warm and inviting setting for those looking to enjoy a celebratory evening meal. Executive Chef Lents will offer innovative items from the autumn menu, along with dessert creations presented by Executive Pastry Aya Fukai.
Ideal for a Thanksgiving feast, the seasonal menu at Sixteen commemorates The Faces of Sixteen-a series of courses inspired by the stories and history of the individuals who comprise the day-to-day success of Sixteen - dishwashers, line cooks, sous chefs, servers, hosts, farmers, purveyors, and many others. The menu features preparations of New Zealand langoustine, wild sturgeon and Ossetra caviar, turbot from the Brittany Coast and poussin. Dessert courses include a black walnut cake with Bordeaux soaked prunes, mascarpone and frozen Tainori mousse and a apple cake with maple yogurt, fenugreek ice cream and lemon balm. On Thanksgiving evening, special holiday additions will accompany the seasonal menu offerings.
A multi-course tasting menu for $185 and a pre-fixe menu for $125 will be offered. Reservations are highly recommended and may be made by calling (312) 588-8030.
Wednesday, December 24 - CHRISTAMS EVE
Guests dining at Sixteen on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day will have a last chance to experience the seasonal menu at Sixteen before the winter menu debuts next month. Commemorating The Faces of Sixteen, the menu features a series of courses inspired by the stories and history of the individuals who comprise the day-to-day success of Sixteen - dishwashers, line cooks, sous chefs, servers, hosts, farmers, purveyors, and many others. The menu features preparations of New Zealand langoustine, wild sturgeon and Ossetra caviar, turbot from the Brittany Coast and poussin. Dessert courses include a black walnut cake with Bordeaux soaked prunes, mascarpone and frozen Tainori mousse and an apple cake with maple yogurt, fenugreek ice cream and lemon balm. During the Christmas seatings, special holiday additions will accompany the seasonal menu offerings.
Dinner at Sixteen
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Pre Fixe Menu - $150
Tasting Menu - $210
Thurdsay, December 25 - CHRISTMAS
On Christmas Day, Sixteen will offer a festive spread to celebrate the holiday served in the stunning dining room. As a special treat during Christmas Day brunch, Santa's reindeers will make a stop on The Terrace after their worldwide journey before retiring to the North Pole for the season.
Brunch at Sixteen
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
$45/Child (ages 5-12)
Dinner at Sixteen
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Pre Fixe Menu - $125
Tasting Menu - $185
Wednesday, December 31 - NEW YEAR'S EVE
At the pinnacle of their era, disco nightclubs were full of excitment, over the top attire, celebrity buzz and music thats has since become notorious. THis year Rebar will thro back to the Disco Inferno days for Ney Year's Eve. Chose from three packages and book your tickets with Liz Karz at 312.588.8131 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Disco Inferno - $1595 (plus tax & gratuity) (up to 10 guests)
• Double Magnum Dom Perignon
• Deluxe Hors d'Oeuvres & Dessert Plate
• Preferred Window Seating
Stayin Alive - $995 (plus tax & gratuity) (up to 6 guests)
• Magnum Dom Perignon
• Choice of Hors d'Oeuvres or Dessert Plate
• referred Window Seating
Hot Stuff - $495 (plus tax & gratuity) (up to 4 guests)
• 750mL Dom Pérignon Luminous Rosé
• Choice of Hors d'Oeuvres
Dinner at Sixteen
Watch the Wrigley clocktower tick toward midnight on New Year's Eve from your seat in the skyline. Sixteen's limited dinner seatings are the finest way to wrap up 2014.
First Seating: 5:00 PM - Prix Fixe Menu | $150 per person
Second Seating: 8:00 PM - Tasting Menu | $340 per person
For reservations, please call Sixteen at 312.588.8030
Thursday, January 1 - NEW YEAR'S DAY
Brunch at Sixteen
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
An elaborate brunch at Sixteen will ease guests from their New Year's Eve festivities into a marvelous start to 2014. Chef Lents will present a lavish brunch that will satiate comfort food cravings for the whole family. In addition to a colorful array of soups, salads, charcuterie, raw bar and breakfast items, diners will have an opportunity to select from bustling action stations offering omelets, sushi/nigiri, carved specialty meats and fish, and more. A Kids Table will include all of their favorites, from mini burgers to grilled cheese sandwiches.
New Year's Day brunch at Sixteen will be served from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and is $98 per adult and $35 for children 5-12 years of age, exclusive of tax, alcohol and gratuity. Reservations are highly recommended and may be made by calling (312) 588-8030.