SOFITEL CHICAGO20 East Chestnut Street Chicago, IL 60611|Restaurant (312) 324-4063|Hotel (312) 324-4000


National Cheese Day at Sofitel Chicago

This National Cheese Day, June 4, people are invited to visit the lobby of Sofitel Chicago between 1pm – 3pm and try complimentary samples of cheese aged in the hotels very own cheese cave. Taste cheeses such as cheddar, taleggio, chèvre and tomme while visiting one-on-one with the creator of Chestnut Provisions, and Executive Chef of Sofitel Chicago, Chef Greg Biggers.
Sofitel Chicago will also be featuring a special cheese tasting plate in honor of National Cheese Day. Available June 3 and 4, from 11:30 am – 10:00 pm in Café des Architectes and Le Bar, patrons can indulge in their cheese cravings with a special Chestnut Provisions and French cheese plate.

served with paired accompaniments

CHESTNUT PROVISIONS 12 Month Cheddar, Tomme, Chèvre, Taleggio
FRENCH Chaource Lincet, P’tit Basque, Chaumes, Comté Reserve

Fête de la Musique is Coming to Sofitel Chicago

Sofitel Chicago Water Tower and Le Bar are celebrating the annual Fête de la Musique, also known as World Music Day or Make Music Day, by marrying innovative French cocktails and classic Chicago blues. On Tuesday, June 21 from 5:30 – 8:30 pm, Le Bar will feature a special French cocktail menu alongside live Chicago blues music from Nicholas Barron, singer and guitar player for local blues band ChiNola. Entry is complimentary.

View Fête de la Musique Cocktail Menu

History of Fête de la Musique

Chestnut Provisions Baskets

Chestnut Provisions is an artisanal program from Sofitel Chicago, featuring an assortment of cave-aged cheeses, charcuterie, jams and preserves. Hand-crafted by Chef Greg Biggers and his team, the house-made products appear on menus at Café des Architectes and Le Bar. Now, a delicious gift basket is available for purchase, featuring an elegant assortment of products fresh from the cave. The baskets are a perfect gift for any food enthusiast.

Basket Details and Pricing

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served with paired accompaniments



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Hours of Operation

Café des Architectes

Breakfast Daily 6:00 AM to 11:30 AM Lunch Monday - Friday 11:30 AM to 3:00 PM Brunch Saturday & Sunday 11:30 AM to 3:00 PM (Weekends & Holidays Only) Dinner Daily 5:30 PM to 10:00 PM


Libations and Light Fare

Thursday, Friday, Saturday: 3:00 PM to 2:00 AM

Sunday - Wednesday: 3:00 PM to 1:00 AM