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


Valentine’s Day and Love Locks at Sofitel Chicago

Sofitel Chicago Water Tower is bringing their version of Paris’ Pont des Art “Love Locks” bridge to the Windy City. As homage to the famous bridge in Paris, romantics can attach locks to an interactive display at the entrance of the hotel declaring their eternal love or friendship throughout the entire month of February. At the end of the month, the display will be taken down and stored until the following February when it returns with all of its locks from previous years. All patrons that purchase two entrees at Café des Architectes throughout the month of February will receive a padlock for attaching to the interactive display as a romantic gesture. A special Valentine’s Day prix fixe menu crafted by our award winning Executive Chef Greg Biggers will be available for dinner starting at 5pm from February 12 – 14.

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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.

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Van Gogh’s Bedroom Inspired Cocktail

Before or after your visit to the Bedroom’s exhibit at the world famous Art Institute of Chicago, visit Café des Architectes or Le Bar and enjoy a custom Vincent van Gogh inspired cocktail called The Dutch’s Dream. Ingredients include Chandon Brut, Absinthe, Cranberry Juice, Lemon Juice, Simple Syrup and a Mint Sprig. The Dutch’s Dream will be featured from February 14 – May 8.

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To host a private or semi-private event at Café des Architectes, please contact  Aldina Kahrimanovic .




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Hours of Operation

Café des Architectes

Breakfast Monday - Sunday 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 Wednesday - Sunday 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