la petite folie Hyde Park

catering

For Chicago’s most discerning hosts, we offer the best in classical cuisines from around the world and the distinctive and gracious service of an experienced and courteous waitstaff. Let us bring your dream event to life with elegant table settings, gracefully appointed spaces, and customized menus and services to make your next event memorable for both you and your guests. For a personal consultation, please contact us

classical cuisine

Elegant events require distinctive linens, china, flatware, glassware, and paper goods to accommodate a wide range of budgets and transform any space with style and grace. Our professional staff will provide attentive, unobtrusive service with you and your guests’ needs in mind.

Whether a simple lunch or an elaborate banquet, we use only the finest products available to the Chicago markets from producers and purveyors around the world. We are happy to customize our menus and services to create a truly unique experience.

venues

We have the experience and flexibility to create your special event at any venue of your choosing – whether it’s your home, office, house of worship, or any place special to you.  Or, select from a variety of unique special event spaces located in Hyde Park and surrounding areas (some restrictions may apply). la petite folie is fully licensed and on the exclusive Preferred Professional List to cater events in all Chicago Park District venues.

Chicago Park District Venues

Promontory Point

This grand Mediterranean-Revival building operated as an exclusive country club for 70 years until it was purchased by the Chicago Park District in 1975, and is now listed National Register of Historic Places. The country club-like interior, grand ballrooms, cascading chandeliers, meeting rooms, and stunning art gallery make it an exceptional event venue. Green features of the park include a nature sanctuary and a butterfly garden.

South Shore Cultural Center

This grand Mediterranean-Revival building operated as an exclusive country club for 70 years until it was purchased by the Chicago Park District in 1975, and is now listed National Register of Historic Places. The country club-like interior, grand ballrooms, cascading chandeliers, meeting rooms, and stunning art gallery make it an exceptional event venue. Green features of the park include a nature sanctuary and a butterfly garden.

63rd Street Beach House

Completed in 1919, the elegant exposed-aggregate concrete Classical Revival style pavilion maximizes its Lake Michigan location with its open balconies and loggias, allowing for lovely lake views and comfortable breezes. Choose the covered Promenade with sun-drenched balconies on the second floor or either of the majestic courtyards on the ground level.

University of Chicago Venues

Smart Museum of Art

The modern David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art on the University of Chicago campus is known for its permanent collection of over 15,000 objects, displayed in four permanent collection galleries dedicated to modern, Asian, European, and contemporary art.

Ida Noyes Hall

This three-story, Neo-Gothic building on the University of Chicago campus was designed by Shepley, Rutan and Coolidge and completed in 1916. Originally designed to be a women’s gymnasium and social center, the building features fireplaces, a limestone exterior, intricately plastered ceilings, and elaborate wood paneling.

contact

contact us

Email: contact@lapetitefolie.com

Phone: 773-493-1394

reservations

Phone: 773-493-1394

location

1504 E. 55th Street
Chicago, IL 60615

We are located in the courtyard of The Hyde Park Shopping Center at the corner of East 55th Street and Lake Park Boulevard.

Free parking is available in The Hyde Park Shopping Center’s 400-car parking lot.

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