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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, american cheese 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

BREAKFAST
{ Buffet }

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

Coffee Shop | 17

assorted house-made muffins and Glazed and Infused doughnuts (v)

Continental | 29

bagels, croissants & English muffins with cream cheese,
whipped butter & jam • sliced fruit • oatmeal with
dried cranberries, honey & brown sugar (v)
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Traditional | 37

scrambled eggs and french toast with breakfast potatoes, bacon, or sausage
bagels, croissants & English muffins with cream cheese,
whipped butter & jam • sliced fruit • oatmeal with
dried cranberries, honey & brown sugar (v)
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Buffet Breakfast Additions
Breakfast Sandwich | 9

with egg, american cheese & 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

Oatmeal | 6

steel-cut oats, brown sugar, raisins & cranberries

Bottled Juice | 6

orange, grapefruit, cranberry & apple

Mimosa Bar | 14 (+)

classic orange, peach, strawberry, raspberry & pineapple
(limit 2 per guest)

Bloody Mary Bar | 15 (+)

with classic accompaniments and pickled vegetables
(limit 2 per guest)

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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

add chicken breast (4), salmon (6)
served with dinner roll

Caesar Salad

romaine lettuce, Caesar dressing & croutons (v)

Arugula Salad

arugula, marinated artichokes, parmesan, balsamic (v)

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

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

Turkey

sroasted turkey with goat cheese spread, lettuce & tomato

Tuna

imported tuna, celery, olives, arugula, lemon,
scallion & giardiniera

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

Dessert l 8

tiramisu, cannoli, cheesecake or cupcake

LUNCH
{ Buffet }
Soup Course | 6

Italian wedding soup, minestrone or tomato bisque

West Loop Deli | 36

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
•

Downtown | 41

cantipasti salad with romaine lettuce, soppressata, pepperoncini,
black olives, tomato, cheese curd and Italian dressing

Chicago-style hotdogs, Maxwell Street polish sausage,
and Italian beef with au jus

~ side dishes ~
French fries, pickled vegetables, hot & mild peppers (v)

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Pilsen l 45

southwest salad with romaine, tomatoes, black olives,
avocado, cheddar, tortilla strips and cilantro-lime vinaigrette

guacamole with chips (v), roasted sweet corn (v),
and stewed black beans

cheese & poblano quesadillas (v),
and chicken & steak fajitas

South Shore | 46

creamy coleslaw (v) and potato salad (v)

braised collard greens with pecans, and
homemade mac n’ cheese (v)

baby back ribs, and pulled chicken sandwiches

Little Italy l 39

caesar salad with garlic croutons & shaved parmesan, and

giant rigatoni with oven-roasted tomatoes & parmesan (v)
white lasagna with chicken, asparagus,
spinach & parmesan cream sauce

~ side dishes ~
roasted mushrooms, broccoli calabrese (v)

Gold Coast | 52

arugula salad with guanciale, orange, pecans & pecorino

hand-made spinach & ricotta filled pasta
with parmesan cream sauce (v)

grilled chicken breast with chili pepper paste, and
roasted salmon with spinach, capers & lemon

~ side dishes ~
parmesan risotto, broccoli calabrese (v

North Shore | 59

bibb salad with bacon, tomato & blue cheese

baked beans with bacon, and
roasted broccoli with cheddar (v)

lobster rolls, Atlantic cod with tartar sauce, and
crab cakes with old bay remoulade

Lunch Additions

Soup Course | 6
Italian wedding soup, minestrone or tomato bisque

Assorted Desserts l 8

Italian
Cannoli, Torta Bacio, Tiramisu & Biscotti

American
Cheesecake Squares, Brownies, Cupcakes & Cookies•

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

The Village | 62

Tomato Bisque
tomato bisque with garlic crouton & shaved parmesan (v)
Caesar Salad
caesar salad with garlic croutons & shaved parmesan

Baked Rigatoni
giant rigatoni with oven-roasted tomatoes,
parmesan & mozzarella
Pollo Vesuvio
grilled chicken breast with lemon, oregano,
garlic, olive oil, peas and roasted potatoes
Pesce Bianco Picatta
pan-roasted whitefish with sautéed spinach,
capers, lemon and white wine

~ side dishes ~
braised rapini with garlic and chilies

homemade cannoli
regular & decaffeinated coffee & hot tea

Chicago | 66

Cream of Mushroom (v)
creamy mushroom soup with garlic croutons
Steakhouse “Wedge” Salad
Romaine wedge with bacon, blue cheese
dressing & diced tomatoes

Salmon
roasted salmon with lemon dill sauce
Flat Iron Steak
grilled flat iron steak with red wine demi-glace

~ side dishes ~
sour cream mashed potates (v)
creamed spinach (v)

carrot cake with cream cheese frosting
regular & decaffeinated coffee and hot tea

New Orleans | 69

Chicken Gumbo
braised chicken, green peppers, onions,
okra & Cajun spices, served with rice
Muffaletta Salad
chopped romaine, salami, ham, provolone
and green olives with a red wine vinaigrette

Catfish
cajun spiced catfish
Pork Loin
creole mustard rubbed pork loin

~ side dishes ~
maque choux (v) & jambalaya

banana foster tarts
regular & decaffeinated coffee and hot tea

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Breaks

BREAKS

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

Charcuterie Board | 22

Italian cured meats, cheeses, pickles & accoutrements

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

Hummus Bar l 16

warm pita bread & sliced vegetables with traditional hummus,
black lentil hummus and edamame hummus

Light & Fit l 17

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

Do-It-Yourself Trail Mix Bar | 14

house-made granola, dried fruit, mixed nuts, chocolate chips, sunflower seeds & pumpkin seeds

Cookies and Brownies | 13

fresh baked cookies and brownies with milk (v)

The “Ideal Candy” Shop | 14

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!
Assorted fruit candies and candy bars (v)

Trip to the Movies | 19

warm soft pretzels with cheese sauce, Garrett’s “Chicago”
Popcorn mix and assorted candy bars

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{Break Additions }

**Selections are priced per item, unless otherwise noted

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
Protein Bars l 5
Granola Bars l 6

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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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