Café des Architectes is pleased to offer an array of events highlighting distinctive offerings and delicious French fare. From Champagne celebrations to special brunch events and French food extravaganzas, we offer a wide range of special dining experiences to delight you.
Upcoming happenings at Café des Architectes include:
- Bûche de Noël for purchase
- Holiday Rock & Roll
- Le Petit Prince
- Christmas Eve & Christmas Day
- New Year's Eve
Bûche de Noël for Purchase
Celebrate with a taste from France this holiday season! Café des Architectes' very own pastry chef Leigh Omilinsky has created a beautiful Bûche de Noël with chocolate cake and a chocolate cream filling. The cost is $30 per cake and includes tax. Each cake serves four people. To order, please click here . Orders must be placed by Monday, December 16 and pick up dates are December 20-25 at Café des Architectes.
Holiday Rock & Roll
Presented by Café des Architectes at Sofitel Chicago, the third annual Holiday Rock & Roll event will take place Tuesday, December 17 from 6-8pm. The event features Chicago’s top pastry chefs presenting their modern interpretations of the Bûche de Noël, a traditional French holiday dessert. Event highlights include: stations with sweet and savory food, fun cocktails and a live music from Rod Tuffcurls and the Bench Press. Proceeds benefit Share Our Strength. Tickets are $40. To purchase, please click here .
Le Petit Prince
Sofitel Chicago is celebrating The Little Prince, the latest production from the Lookingglass Theatre Company . Based on the famous French children’s book by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, the Little Prince’s magical journey is captured through a circus-like production. Whether it’s an evening show or a weekend matinée, families are invited to Café des Architectes to enjoy pre or post theatre dining:
Prix Fixe Dinner – Adults and Children can both enjoy a multi-course prix fixe menu at Café des Architectes. Upon showing a ticket stub, children will receive a complimentary Little Prince toy as a special gift. To view both menus, please click here .
Weekend Brunch – Café des Architectes serves an elegant, à la carte brunch on Saturdays and Sundays from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Upon showing a ticket stub, children will receive a complimentary Little Prince toy as a special gift. Please note, reservations are not accepted.
Hot Chocolate – Warm up at Café des Architectes! Our signature Hot Chocolate is a favorite winter treat and features Ghirardelli chocolate, mini marshmallows and pirouette cookies.
For more information, or to book Le Petit Prince Room Package at Sofitel, please click here. Tickets for the show are also available at the concierge .
Christmas Eve & Christmas Day
For Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, Café des Architectes will offer an elegant three-course prix fixe dinner menu with choices for each course. The cost is $65 per adult and $19 for children under twelve (tax and gratuity excluded). Christmas Eve and Christmas Day dinner is served from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. For reservations and additional information, please call (312) 324-4063. To view the menu, please click here .
New Year's Eve
Enjoy an elegant degustation from Chef Greg Biggers and Pastry Chef Leigh Omilinsky. The evening will feature a five-course menu for $110, with wine pairings available for an additional $55. The dinner also includes a complimentary Champagne toast. Prices exclude tax and gratuity. Open reservation times available, please call (312) 324-4063. To view the menu, please click here .
To view information about Le Bar's New Year's Eve celebration, please click here .