SOFITEL CHICAGO MAGNIFICENT MILE20 East Chestnut Street Chicago, IL 60611|Restaurant (312) 324-4063|Hotel (312) 324-4000


Chicago Restaurant Week – Now Featuring Brunch!

Café des Architectes is excited to be one of the restaurants featuring Chicago Restaurant Week Menus for all three meals; Brunch, Lunch and Dinner. Chicago Restaurant Week 2017 returns on January 27 and continues through February 9 with two weeks of dining deals.

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Valentine’s Day at Café des Architectes

Saturday, February 11 and Tuesday, February 14 Café des Architectes will feature a prix fixe menu to delight the senses. Couples will also receive a customizable “love lock” to be attached to the interactive Sofitel Chicago Love Locks exhibit as a symbol of their everlasting adoration.

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A Writer in His PJs with Dany Laferriére

Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile and Alliance Française de Chicago have partnered up to present a meet and greet breakfast with influential writer Dany Laferriére. Time for Q&A will give guests an opportunity to interact with this award winning and influential writer and a book signing opportunity will give guests the chance to take home a piece of this special event.

Sunday, February 12 from 10:00 am – 11:30 am at Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile

$35 Ticket Includes:

  • One entry into the event
  • Sofitel Breakfast: House Baked Viennoiseries, Seasonal Fruits, choice of Ham & Gruyère Crêpes or Brioche French Toast, and Fresh Juice and French Press Lavazza Coffee. Breakfast cocktails will be available to purchase at the event for an extra cost.
  • Book Signing by Dany Laferrière

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Goût de France – One Evening Only

Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile’s Café des Architectes and Executive Chef Greg Biggers have once again accepted the invitation to participate in the annual Goût de France. Goût de France, or Good France, which takes place the evening of March 21st, 2016, is a unique occasion to taste all that French culinary traditions have to offer, bringing together more than one thousand chefs in 5 different countries for a celebration of French gastronomy for one day only.

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Chicago’s Best Baguette Competition Hosted by Sofitel Chicago!

After its huge success in New York, Los Angeles, Miami and Washington, the Baguette Battle, organized by French Morning and Frenchly magazines, turns to Chicago to find it’s best local baker. Attend the official competition at Softiel Chicago Magnificent Mile on Thursday, February 16 and taste fresh breads, sample Chestnut Provisions Cheese and sip wine. Magnifique!

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Chestnut Provisions Baskets

Chestnut Provisions is an artisanal program from Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile, 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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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 Daily 6:00 AM – 11:30 AM Brunch Saturday and Sunday 11:30 AM – 3:00 PM Lunch Monday – Friday 11:30 AM – 3:00 PM Libations and Light Fare Sunday – Wednesday 3:00 PM – 1:00 AM Thursday – Saturday 3:00 PM – 2:00 AM Dinner Daily 5:30 PM – 10:00 PM


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