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Private Charter: An Intimate Affair

Posted on September 21, 2017

Imagine the possibilities. A private charter client transformed our largest vessel, Chicago's Leading Lady, into an intimate dinner party for 13. See vendor highlights and stunning photos of the intimate space.

Creative Lead: David Rogers Inc.
Creative agency based in Los Angeles focusing on an inspired approach to event design, from conception to execution.

Decor: Kehoe Designs 
Featuring weathered leather Chesterfield sofas, wooden Finn tables, and modern burgundy Mercy chairs all surrounded by a collection of Eugenia topiaries and cones

Menu: Entertaining Company
Four-course menu highlights: 

Passed Hors D'oeuvres: Beef Tartar, Lemon, Truffle Essence, Anchovy, Capers, Frisee
First Course: Cold Corn Soup, Local Chanterelle Mushrooms, Roasted Corn and Tarragon, White Pepper “Croutons”
Second Course: Grilled Sweet Southern Peaches, Cherries, Fresh Burrata, Veined Greens, Watermelon Radishes, Crumbled Sriracha Glazed Bacon, Citrus Vinaigrette, Paired with a Goat Cheese and Raspberry Summer Bruschetta
Third Course: Porter Stout Coffee and Black Salt Encrusted Beef Tenderloin, Juniper Berry Sauce
Dessert: Apple Crumble, Bourbon Sauce, Salted Ice Cream

Photography: Dennis Lee Photography