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Whether you’re planning a business meeting or family event, our dedicated hospitality team will make your special day spectacular. With personalized attention, we will guide you through our flexible space, innovative catering options and audiovisual services to make planning your event easier. We look forward to planning something together soon.

The Courtyard Events Team

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Breakfast

BREAKFAST
{ Plated }

All plated breakfast options include breakfast potatoes, fresh fruit, coffee, tea & orange juice.

Scrambled Eggs | 26

scrambled eggs with pecorino & black pepper (v)

Egg White Frittata | 29

baked egg whites with asparagus & mushrooms (v)

Steak & Eggs | 35

grilled hanger steak with sunny-side up eggs
& salsa verde

Buttermilk Pancakes | 26

with berry compote and whipped cream (v)

Breakfast Sandwich | 34

English muffin with egg, cheddar and
choice of sausage, bacon or ham

Plated Breakfast Additions
Breakfast Meats | 9

sausage, bacon or ham

Toast | 6

white, wheat, rye or English muffin
with butter & fruit preserves

Assorted Bagels with cream cheese | 6

plain & everything

Sliced Fruit Platter (for 10/20 guests) | 24/48

sliced melon, pineapple, grapes, and berries

BREAKFAST
{ Buffet }

*All buffet breakfast options include coffee, tea & orange juice.

Venice | 25

assorted house-made breakfast pastries, and bagels with cream cheese & seasonal fruit preserves (v)

Florence | 32

mixed berries, yogurt & granola
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assorted dry cereal

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house-made breakfast pastries , and bagels with cream cheese & seasonal fruit preserves
Rome | 37

scrambled eggs and french toast with breakfast potatoes, bacon, or sausage
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mixed berries , yogurt, & granola

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assorted house-made breakfast pastries, and bagels with cream cheese, & seasonal fruit preserves
Buffet Breakfast Additions
Breakfast Sandwich | 9

with egg, cheddar & breakfast meat; sausage, bacon or ham

Classic Cereal Bar | 7

frosted flakes, cherrios & fruit loops (skim & 2%)

Assorted Miniature Doughnuts | 49 per tray

50 mini doughnuts from Chicago’s own Glazed & Infused

Sliced Fruit Platter (for 10/20 guests) | 24/48

sliced melon, pineapple, grapes, and berries

Hard Boiled Eggs | 7

with arugula & cracked black pepper

Bottled Juice | 6

orange, grapefruit, cranberry & apple

Bagel and Lox Platter | 10

smoked salmon, sliced tomato, red onion, capers, bagels & cream cheese

Omelet Station | 15 (+)

made-to-order omelets with a selection of meat, cheese, and market vegetables

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Lunch

LUNCH
{Plated Guest-Choice Menu }

Guests make their choice of lunch entree at the start of the program day. Maximum of 20 guests.

Salads | 26

served with dinner roll & dessert

Escarole Salad

escarole salad with gala apples, pecorino, celery & hazelnuts (v)

Kale Salad

wilted kale with guanciale, orange, pecans & pecorino

Pasta | 32

served with dinner roll & dessert

Pasta con Salsiccia

giant rigatoni with Italian sausage, oven-roasted tomatoes
and parmigiano, served with a dinner roll

Pasta con Rapini

orecchiette pasta with fennel sausage, rapini, pecorino &
lemon, served with a dinner roll

Pasta Pomodoro

spaghetti with pomodoro sauce, basil and fresh mozzarella (v)

Sandwiches | 36

served with French fries or salad, and dessert

Davanti Burger

beef burger, bacon jam, roasted tomato, cheese curd, arugula
and garlic aioli

Salumeria

sliced Italian meats on a baguette with provolone cheese,
arugula and red wine vinaigrette

Poached Tuna

poached yellow fin tuna with arugula, red onion, Gaeta olive
and garlic aioli on Tuscan toast

Caprese

sliced tomato, basil pesto and mozzarella sandwich

Guest-Choice Lunch Additions
Cup of Soup| 6

Italian wedding soup, minestrone or tomato bisque

Whole Fruit | 4

apple, orange or banana

LUNCH
{ Italiano • Buffet }
Soup Course | 6

Italian wedding soup, minestrone or tomato bisque

Genoa | 41

caesar salad with garlic croutons & shaved parmesan, and rotini & vegetable pasta salad (v)
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freshly baked Italian breads & a selection of Italian pesto and aioli with a choice of sliced meats & cheeses: prosciutto, coppa, mortadella, soppressata & finocchiona provolone, mozzarella, pecorino toscano & fontina
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assorted biscotti & Italian dessert cookies
regular & decaffeinated coffee and hot tea

Napoli | 43

caesar salad with garlic croutons & shaved parmesan, and panzanella salad with fresh arugula, tomato & red onion (v)
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giant rigatoni with oven-roasted tomatoes & parmesan (v) orecchiette pasta with fennel sausage, rapini, pecorino & lemon white lasagna with chicken, asparagus, mushroom, spinach & parmesan cream sauce
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tiramisu

regular & decaffeinated coffee and hot tea

Tuscany | 52

arugula salad with guanciale, orange, pecans & pecorino, and roasted beet salad with crème fraiche and candied walnuts (v)
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hand-made spinach & ricotta filled pasta with parmesan cream sauce
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grilled chicken breast with chili pepper paste, and tomato-braised pork shoulder

~ side dishes ~

parmesan risotto, broccoli calabrese, & creamy polenta
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brown butter blondie, and tiramisu
regular & decaffeinated coffee and hot tea

LUNCH
{ Americano • Buffet }
Soup Course | 6

Italian wedding soup, minestrone or tomato bisque

Little Italy | 41

mixed green salad with vegetables (v), and fingerling potato salad (v)
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freshly baked sandwich breads & traditional sandwich accompaniments with a choice of sliced deli meats & cheeses: rotisserie turkey, roast beef & honey ham cheddar, American, swiss & pepper jack
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chocolate chip & sugar cookies
regular & decaffeinated coffee and hot tea

Downtown | 47

antipasti salad with iceberg lettuce, soppressata, pepperoncini, black olives, tomato, cheese curd and Italian dressing
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baked rigatoni with tomato sauce, onions & mozzarella (v), and traditional green bean casserole (v)
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Chicago-style hotdogs, Maxwell Street polish sausage, and Italian beef with housemade giardiniera
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German chocolate cake
regular & decaffeinated coffee and hot tea

South Loop | 52

bibb salad with peach and tarragon vinaigrette (v)
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braised collard greens with pecans, and homemade mac n’ cheese (v)
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baby back ribs, fried chicken with biscuits, and pulled pork or pulled chicken sandwiches
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homemade pecan pie
regular & decaffeinated coffee and hot tea

Pilsen | 52

southwest salad with romaine, shredded chicken, tomato, black olives, avocado, cheddar and tortilla strips
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guacamole with chips (v), roasted sweet corn (v), and stewed black beans
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cheese & poblano quesadillas (v), chicken & steak fajitas, and pork posole stew
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flourless chocolate cake
regular & decaffeinated coffee and hot tea

North Shore | 62

New England clam chowder, and bibb salad with bacon, tomato & blue cheese
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baked beans with bacon, roasted broccoli with cheddar (v), and crab cakes with old bay remoulade
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lobster rolls, Atlantic cod with tartar sauce, and chicken pot pie with crispy dough, carrots, onion & peas
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Boston cream pie
regular & decaffeinated coffee and hot tea

LUNCH
{ Boxed }

**All boxed lunches include kettle chips, dill pickle spear and chocolate-dipped biscotti

Turkey | 36

roasted turkey sandwich with goat cheese spread, lettuce & tomato

Cuban | 38

prosciutto cotto, roasted pork & provolone sandwich with pickles & aioli

Salumeria | 38

Italian sliced meats & provolone cheese sandwich with arugula

Caprese | 34

sliced tomato, basil pesto and mozzarella sandwich (v)

The Americano | 36

honey ham sandwich with American cheese, lettuce & tomato

Boxed Lunch Additions
Cup of Soup| 6

Italian wedding soup, minestrone or tomato bisque

Whole Fruit | 4

apple, orange or banana

Bottled Beverage | 4

water, Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Sierra Mist,
Mountain Dew & Diet Mountain Dew

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Dinner

{ Buffet }

**All buffet dinner options include freshly baked Italian bread

Milan | 72

Minestrone
Tuscan vegetable soup with kale, tomatoes, giganti beans, onion and zucchini (v)

Mixed Green Salad
arugula salad with tomato, shaved parmesan, lemon & olive oil (v)

Escarole Salad
escarole salad with gala apples, pecorino pepato, celery & hazelnuts (v)

Risotto
Arborio rice with spring peas and parmesan

Chicken Thighs
grilled chicken thighs, gorgonzola dolce & Calabrian chile

Striped Bass
grilled striped bass with peperonata

~ side dishes ~

seasonal vegetable agrodolce & Calabrian chili brussel sprouts

tiramisu and assorted Italian cookies & biscotti
regular & decaffeinated coffee & hot tea

Orvieto | 78

Tomato Bisque
tomato bisque with garlic crouton & shaved parmesan

Caesar Salad
caesar salad with garlic croutons & shaved parmesan

Beet Salad
roasted beets, crème fraiche and candied walnuts

Spinach Ravioli
hand-made spinach & ricotta filled ravioli
with parmesan cream sauce (v)

Chicken Breast “Sole Mio”
chili pepper rubbed chicken breast

Salmon
grilled salmon with fennel broth, herbs & sliced lemon

Pork Chop
thick-cut pork chop with honey-balsamic glaze

~ side dishes ~

parmesan potatoes, broccoli calabrese, and stewed Italian peppers

tiramisu and brown butter blondie
regular & decaffeinated coffee and hot tea

Treviso | 84

Tortellini Soup
ricotta filled pasta in a parmesan broth with mushrooms & roasted scallions (v)

Arugula Salad
arugula salad with guanciale, orange, pecans & pecorino

Burrata Salad
roasted cherry tomatoes salad with burrata & basil pesto (v)

Pasta con Salsiccia
giant rigatoni with Italian sausage, oven-roasted tomatoes and parmigiano

Chicken Thighs
grilled chicken thighs, gorgonzola dolce & Calabrian chile

Tuna
seared tuna with borlotti beans, and Ligurian olive oil

Pork Shoulder
tomato-braised pork shoulder

~ side dishes ~

creamy mascarpone polenta, braised kale, & marinated eggplant

tiramusi and chocolate-hazelnut torte
regular & decaffeinated coffee and hot tea

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Breaks

{ Savory }

**Available Monday-Friday from 2:00p to 5:00p

Vegetable & Cheese Crudo | 18

seasonal raw vegetables served with Italian hummus, olive tapenade and sliced cheeses (v)

Tuscan Toast with Spreads | 16

toasted Tuscan bread served with jars of Italian accompaniments including whipped ricotta & honey, mascarpone & saba, hummus & olive tapenade and chicken liver pate

Do-It-Yourself Trail Mix Bar | 14

house-made granola, dried fruit, mixed nuts, M&M’s, sunflower seeds

Build-Your-Own Nachos Bar | 16

tortilla chips with selection of toppings: refried beans, chopped bacon, nacho cheese, lettuce, tomato, guacamole, sour cream, jalapenos, salsa verde, salsa roja & pica de gallo

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{Break Additions }

**Items are priced per consumption

Assorted Frito-Lay Chips | 4
Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Sierra Mist, Mountain Dew & Diet Mountain Dew | 4
Fiji Still Water or San Benedetto Sparkling | 5
Bottled Orange, Apple or Cranberry Juice | 5
Gatorade (assorted flavors) | 6
Regular or Decaffeinated Coffee | $150 per gallon
Domestic Beer| 6
Imported Beer | 7
House Chardonnay or Pinot Grigio | 9
House Sangiovese or Pinot Noir | 10
BREAKS
{ Sweet }

**Available Monday-Friday from 2:00p to 5:00p

Light & Fit | 17

oat bars, seasonal whole fruit and fruit skewers with yogurt (v)

Afternoon Pick-Me-Up | 21

Assorted energy and protein bars, house made trail mix, and Gatorade (v)

From the Bakery | 17

assorted housemade pastries and bagels with cream cheese & seasonal fruit preserves (v)

Cookies & Brownies | 13

fresh baked cookies and brownies (v)

Ice Cream Truck Bar | 15

Assorted ice cream bars (v)

The “Ideal Candy” Shop | 18

In 1992, Ideal Candies at 3311 N. Clark Street became the home of the first Mia Francesca restaurant in Chicago. The restaurant opened to immediate success & continues to thrive today!
Buttered popcorn, assorted fruit candies and candy bars (v)

Glazed & Infused Doughnuts | 49/tray

50 miniature doughnuts from Chicago’s own Glazed & Infused doughnut shop

Glazed & Infused Fondue Platter | 59/tray

chocolate, vanilla & red velvet doughnut holes with flavored glaze & assorted toppings for a do-it-yourself doughnut fondue

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{Break Additions }

**Items are priced per consumption

Assorted Nabisco Cookies | 4
Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Sierra Mist, Mountain Dew & Diet Mountain Dew | 4
Fiji Still Water or San Benedetto Sparkling | 5
Bottled Orange, Apple or Cranberry Juice | 5
Gatorade (assorted flavors) | 6
Regular or Decaffeinated Coffee | $150 per gallon

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Reception

{ Passed or Buffet }

**Min. order of 50 pieces per selection. Priced per piece

Antipasti
mushroom stuffed rice ball + tallegio + arugula + truffle oil | 5
proscuitto di parma + goat cheese + cherry pepper | 5
almond stuffed dates + bacon + gorgonzola fonduta | 5
crispy pork belly + seasonal mostarda + pickled shallot | 6
jumbo lump crab cake + arugula + Calabrian chile aioli | 7
beef sliders + bacon jam + tomato + cheese curd + arugula | 8
beef, veal & prosciutto meatballs + pomodoro + pecorino | 6
lobster salad + serrano chili + tomato + celery + lavosh | 8
Crostini - Tuscan toast with assorted toppings
marinated tomato + basil + mozzarella di bufala (v) | 3.5
whipped goat cheese + peperonata + gaeta olive (v) | 3.5
spring pea + pancetta + mint + green onion + pecorino | 4
whipped mascarpone + figs + speck | 5
smoked salmon + herb cream cheese + crispy capers | 6
Spiedini Italian skewers
cherry tomato + mozzarella di bufala + basil (v) | 5
amish chicken + piquillo pepper + caper aioli | 6
herb marinated steak + cremini mushroom + saba | 7
jumbo shrimp + preserved lemon + salsa verde | 8
Displays & Stations

**(+) requires an attendant fee of $150.00

Cheese Display | 14

a display of Italian farmhouse cheeses including gorgonzola, robiola,
pecorino, grana padano & fontina cheeses

Meat Display | 16

a variety of freshly sliced Italian meats including
prosciutto, coppa, mortadella, soppressata & finocchiona

Tuscan Toast with Spreads Display | 16

toasted Tuscan bread served with jars of Italian accompaniments

Carving Station | 25 (+)

porchetta, beef tenderloin or prime rib

Sweet Displays
Glazed & Infused Fondue Platter | 59 (tray)

chocolate, vanilla & red velvet doughnut holes with flavored glaze & assorted toppings for a do-it-yourself doughnut fondue

Glazed & Infused Mini Doughnuts | 49 (tray)
Assorted Cookies & Brownies | 16

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Beverages

{ Bar Packages }

Beverage packages are priced per person.
Additional selections are available upon request.
Bartender fee of $175 per service station.

SODA, TEA & COFFEE

Assorted sodas, sparking & still water, iced tea,
hot tea & regular & decaffienated coffee

11 | 2 hours • 15 | 3 hours • 18 | 4 hours

**Each additional hour is 3 per guest

WINE & BEER

Prosecco
Pinot Grigio & Chardonnay
Pinot Noir & Sangiovese

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Domestic & Imported Beer
29 | 2 hours • 36 | 3 hours • 42 | 4 hours

**Each additional hour is 10 per guest

SPIRITS, WINE & BEER
  • Garden Level -
House Spirits

Vodka, Gin, Bourbon, Scotch, Rum & Tequila

Prosecco
Pinot Grigio & Chardonnay
Pinot Noir & Sangiovese

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Domestic & Imported Beer
32 | 2 hours • 42 | 3 hours • 48 | 4 hours

**Each additional hour is 10 per guest

SPIRITS, WINE & BEER
  • City View -
Premium Spirits

Vodka, Gin, Bourbon, Scotch, Rum & Tequila

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Prosecco
Pinot Grigio & Chardonnay
Pinot Noir & Sangiovese

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Domestic & Imported Beer
36 | 2 hours • 48 | 3 hours • 56 | 4 hours

**Each additional hour is 13 per guest

SPIRITS, WINE & BEER
  • Penthouse -
Super Premium Spirits

Vodka, Gin, Bourbon, Scotch, Rum & Tequila

Prosecco
Pinot Grigio & Chardonnay
Pinot Noir & Sangiovese

Domestic & Imported Beer
42 | 2 hours • 56 | 3 hours • 66 | 4 hours

**Each additional hour is 16 per guest

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