Chef Bruce Sherman holds true to the Arts and Crafts ideal in the culinary philosophy of North Pond restaurant. Drawing inspiration from the local market, he utilizes exceptional ingredients at the height of their season. Whenever possible, Chef Sherman supports small local farmers and treats their products with respect in his kitchen. The path from earth to plate remains clear and his cuisine reflects the decor of the dining room - complex layers.
North Pond provides one of the most distinctive settings in the city for private social and business events. Our front room, with floor-to-ceiling glass doors, is the perfect setting in which to begin your evening. As your guests enjoy a cocktail and hors d’ouevres, they can gaze through the windows onto the pond and Chicago’s skyline. During summer months, the doors can be opened to allow your guests to enjoy the warmth of the season while in the comfort of the room.
For seated service during dinner, our main dining room can accommodate up to ninety guests. Decorated in the Arts and Crafts tradition, the ambience of the room creates a warm environment. Our dedicated and attentive staff will be sure your guests have everything they need throughout the event.
Our event menus feature the finest ingredients of the season. We look forward to creating the menu with you, gladly tailoring the dishes to meet your guests’ needs. We are also happy to assist you with a wine selection. Our wine list is created with the same philosophy as our menu, including many boutique houses that produce exemplary wines.
For a cocktail reception, North Pond can be transformed into a spacious and inviting location for up to 90 guests. Your menu will be selected from a list of seasonal hors d’ouevres. Our chef is also happy to create new items with your tastes in mind.
Whether celebrating your marriage at a seated dinner or thanking your employees for their hard work at a cocktail reception, we are sure that you will be happy that you selected North Pond.