This month, instead of a chef’s secret, it’s a bartenders secret! I don’t know about you, but I always shed a little tear when I have to toss bottles of champagne or sparkling wine that has gone flat. After realizing I would have to throw out...

Hailed as one of Chicago’s finest architectural jewels, The Murphy Auditorium was built in 1923 for the American College of Surgeons and was designed to host their meetings as well as serve as a center for education in surgery. Over the years, The Murphy has opened up to share it’s...

It’s that time again! We’re sitting down with one of our  favorite planners, Tiffany  Munster from Soirée Weddings & Events. Read on for her inspiration, tips, and some fun facts! Jewell Events Catering: How long have you been in business? Soirée Weddings & Events: We were founded in 2010,...

Richly steeped in history, Chez is a contemporary loft just 2 blocks off Michigan Avenue. From the 1930’s through the 1950’s, Chez was home to the famous Chez Paree nightclub that hosted Frank Sinatra, Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald and Nat King Cole, just to name a few. Moving in to...

Whether you’re sipping on green beer or enjoying a plate of corned beef and cabbage, everyone has a favorite St. Patrick’s Day indulgence! After polling the office, here’s our Top 10 St. Patrick’s Day treat! Corned Beef and Cabbage {Via} Guinness Float {Via} Colcannon {Via} Soda Bread {Via} Shepard’s...

Jewell Events Catering is proud to serve as a preferred caterer for the 2015 JP Morgan Chase Corporate Challenge! This exciting annual celebration of workplace fitness and camaraderie takes place on May 21st at 7pm. The Chicago JP Morgan Chase Corporate Challenge is the largest single-night US event in the...

Located between Lake Michigan and the tranquil North Pond, The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum is a spectacular venue for any event. With stunning skyline views and a lush, natural prairie, around the museum, any event will feature the best of both worlds. The Nature Museum offers several spaces that...

The ever fabulous Lori Stephenson, owner and principal at LOLA Event Productions chatted with us today to give us some insight into her favorite foods, her inspiration, and her business. Jewell Events Catering: How long have you been in business? LOLA: I started LOLA in 2006, but I’ve...

From repurposed salvaged shipping containers to Steampunk inspired chandeliers, Lacuna Artist Loft Studios is the perfect location to add a unique feel to your next event. Home to 18 foot ceilings and handcrafted cedar bench seating, Lacuna Artist Loft Studios also has a VIP are with underlit back rests. Able...

We had the chance to sit down with Al & Stacy Okyne, the husband and wife team behind Okyne Medialab to learn more about what inspires them for this month’s Vendor Spotlight. Take a look! Jewell Events Catering: How long have you been in business? Okyne Medialab:...