Private Dining

Whether you’re hosting a convention, corporate function, happy hour, alumni event, or tour group, consider doing so at one of Chicago’s historic treasures—The Berghoff.

With several private and semi-private event spaces to choose from, The Berghoff can accommodate parties of all sizes.

In addition to our private event spaces, we also offer catering platters for pick-up only.

We do not provide off-site catering.

Please contact Jamaal Bashir at for all catering and private events inquiries.

Dining Spaces

Century Room

For an elegant private event, look no further than our Century Room. With high ceilings and historic murals, this room can accommodate 200 people for a cocktail reception and 150 people for a seated dinner. The Century room is popular for weddings, corporate conventions, and other large, formal events.

Chef’s Room

Host an unforgettable experience in our private chef’s room. With a capacity of up to 20 people, this room is ideal for intimate dinners or cocktail receptions.

Main Dining Room

Fan of our celebrated dining room? We can accommodate semi-private parties for 30 to 150 people here. It’s a popular choice for tour groups, pre-theater groups, and student groups!


Host a historic, semi-private reception experience for friends, family, or colleagues at our 120-year-old bar. Your party will have a dedicated cocktail server along with a choice of several food platters. There is a $25 food and beverage minimum per head. Available for groups of 25-40

Lower Level

Our lower-level annex is the perfect setting for a private networking event, luncheon, or rehearsal dinner space with a street-level entrance down the stairs, a private bar, and ample space for both mingling and dining.