“Big City Gala”

New Year’s Eve at Hilton Chicago/Indian Lakes Resort

Saturday, December 31, 2011

Gala Package with overnight stay, $439 per couple
Gala only, $296 per couple

Say farewell to 2011 and welcome 2012 with an incredible New Year’s Eve package at Hilton Chicago/Indian Lakes Resort. Whether a glamorous gala is in your plans, or complete night on the town with overnight stay suits you more, the Bloomingdale resort has a solution for your soiree.

The “Big City Gala” begins with a cocktail and hors d’oeuvres reception at 6:30 p.m. and continues to 1:00 a.m. with a four-course dinner served with wine, six-hour premium open bar, live music by The UpBeat Band, Midnight champagne toast, party favors, festive balloon drop, lavish brunch the next morning and late check out of 2:00 p.m. The Gala Package is priced at $439 per couple.

The “Big City Gala” tickets exclude overnight accommodations for two, lavish New Year’s Day brunch for two in the Grand Ballroom and a late check-out of 2 p.m.

New Year’s Eve Gala dinner menu below. New Year’s Day Brunch menu also outlined below.

All gratuities and food and beverage tax are included (room tax is not included). For Gala Package reservations, please call 630-529-0200. For Gala (only) reservations, or if you have any questions, please call the NYE Hotline at 630-671-5028. The Gala excludes the overnight accommodations and brunch for two. The dress code is semi-formal, no denim, jackets not required. Guests must be 21 to attend the Gala.

New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner Menu

Cocktail Reception and Passed Hors d’oeuvres
Greek tartlets; assorted California sushi rolls; tenderloin crostini with boursin and capers; cozy shrimp with sweet chili mustard sauce; chicken wellingtons with marsala dipping sauce; vegetarian spring rolls with plum sauce; beef satay with peanut sauce

Displayed Appetizers
cocktail shrimp with lemon and cocktail sauce; International and domestic cheese display; market basket crudite

Dinner
served with wine and freshly-brewed coffees and herbal teas

First Course
Seafood Bisque en croute

Second Course
Caprese Salad with extra virgin olive oil and balsamic glaze

Third Course
Duo entrée of Tenderloin of Beef, wild mushroom ragout and Stuffed Shrimp with dauphinois potatoes and baby vegetables, white truffle butter

(Vegetarian Option)
Roasted Artichoke Ravioli, tossed with sundried tomatoes, shallots, and pistachio pesto OR full order of Stuffed Shrimp

Grand Dessert Buffet
Chef’s Selection of mouth-watering cakes, cheesecakes and sweet treats, including martini mousse cups; assorted miniature bite-sized petit fours; miniature European pastries

The Chocolate Fountain
A cascading waterfall of rich, melted dark chocolate, served with skewers of fresh pineapple, strawberries, marshmallows, pretzel sticks, Rice Krispy squares and lemon pound cake

New Year’s Day Ballroom Brunch
only available to Gala Package guests on New Year’s Day

Assortment of breakfast pastries includes croissants, danish, muffins, cinnamon rolls, assorted bagels with whipped cream cheese and butter,

Assorted Juices of cranberry, tomato, apple and orange

Oatmeal Bar with cream, raisins, slivered almonds, and brown sugar

Seasonal fruits and berries

Smoked Salmon with condiments

Caesar Salad

Pasta Primavera Salad

Scrambled Eggs

Apple wood smoked bacon and sausage links

Breakfast Potatoes with peppers and onions

Cinnamon Swirl French Toast

Belgium Waffles

Omelet Station: diced ham, bacon, spinach, tomatoes, onion, peppers, mushrooms, cheddar and Swiss cheeses

Almond Crusted Tilapia with citrus beurre blanc

Chicken Marsala

Tortellini Pasta with vodka sauce

Vegetable Medley

Carving Station of Inside Round of beef, au jus and horseradish chive and Honey Baked ham

Assorted Desserts and Pastries

Hilton Chicago/Indian Lakes Resort
250 W. Schick Road
Bloomingdale, IL 60108
630-529-0200
http://www.IndianLakesResort.com

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