Pre-Contracted Event Venues

Please note that:
  • You must make a tentative reservation at the venue before submitting the "Event Planning Form". Submit any venue contracts to groupeventsupport@kellogg.northwestern.edu as well (if venue requires one) 15 business days in advance of the event..
  • Never put any money down. Payment can only be made after approval is granted.
  • Each event still requires prior approval (Submit "Event Planning Form" 15 business days in advance of event).
  • Alcohol events cannot be held at venues with an expired contract.  Make sure to check the expiration dates below before planning your event.
To Start, here is a list of venues that will not sign our rider, and therefore, cannot be used:
  1. Pump Room
  2. Public House
  3. Rock Bottom Brewery
  4. Union Pizza
  5. Mid-America Club
  6. Temperance

Current Evanston Pre-Contracted Venues 
Business Name Contact Info Contract Expires On Additional Notes
27 Live joe@27live.com 3/7/2015 Please remember that this venue already gives Kellogg deep room fee discounts when negotiating event prices. May require additional contract approval.
Bar Louie 847-733-8300 5/30/2015
Bat 17 847-733-7117 7/9/2015
Buffalo Wild Wings 847-570-0333 7/18/2014
The Cellar 847-864-8678 6/14/2015
Celtic Knot Pub 847-864-1679 12/21/2014
Farmhouse 847-492-9700 12/2/2014 May require additional contract approval.
Firehouse Grill 847-733-1911 12/1/2014
Found Kitchen 847-868-8945 5/12/2014
Hotel Orrington/Globe Cafe 847-866-8700 7/30/2014
JT's Grill Evanston 847-328-6200 1/28/2015
Koi 847-866-6969 1/10/2015
La Macchina 847-425-1080  1/2/2015  
Now We're Cookin 847-570-4140 12/4/2014 May require additional contract approval.
Oceanique 847-464-3435 1/1/2015
Pete Miller's Email Christi 6/1/2015 Requests reservations to be made at least 1 week prior. May require additional contract approval.
Prairie Moon 847-864-8328 12/19/2014 Party room is $500 minimum
Quince and Q2 Wine Bar 847-570-8400 12/1/2014
Seven-Ten Lounge 773-549-2695  12/1/2014  
Sips on Sherman 847-328-4400  2/19/2015  
Smylie Brothers Brewing
 224-999-7320  6/1/2015  
The Stained Glass 847-864-8600 6/14/2015
Tommy Nevins Email Steve 6/1/2015 Requests reservations to be made at least 1 week prior. May require additional contract approval.
Vinic Wine 847-733-7000 8/10/2015
Wine Goddess 847-475-9463 10/8/2014
World of Beer 847-328-3688 1/7/2015
Current Chicago Pre-Contracted Venues
Business Name Contact Info Contract Expires On Additional Notes
Benchmark 312-649-9640 6/12/2014
 Dave & Busters
312-943-5151  4/1/2015  May require additional contract approval.
Farmhouse Chicago
312-280-4960 12/2/2014 May require additional contract approval.
Minibar 773- 871-6227 11/13/2015
Quay 312-981-8400 3/10/2015 May require additional contract approval .
Southport Lanes Email them here 12/1/2014

Current Pre-Contracted Staffing/Catering Companies 
Business Name Contact Info Contract Expires On Additional Notes
Service is Us 773-784-2225 3/20/2015 Staffing Company (may be used for on and off campus events).
J & L Catering (Off Campus Use Only) 312-280-7900 7/10/2015 Not enough insurance for on-campus catering. Can only be used at external venues.
Other NU Preferred Vendors Click HERE to see list See Notes NU Purchasing selects these vendors, and they change frequently. Check the list to see which "Food and Catering" vendors are currently pre-contracted.

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