Formento’s is a restaurant venue located in Chicago, IL featuring a ballroom event space. In celebration of the owner’s grandmother, Nonna Formento, the culinary team crafts traditional Italian family recipes along with modern fare created by Chef Todd Stein. The administration strives to produce enjoyable and memorable events by providing friendly hospitality and a beautiful atmosphere.
Formento’s ballroom exhibits a sophisticated ambience, featuring velvet curtains and exposed brick walls. Natural light pours in through a set of windows overlooking Randolph Street. At night, striking chandeliers cast a soft glow over the room. The private, built-in bar ensures that clients and their guests receive exclusive and convenient service throughout their event. The ballroom can be decorated to your liking with round or long tables, linens, and table decor. With 1,598 square feet of space, this area can accommodate up to 250 people.
Equipped with an audiovisual system, the ballroom provides clients with the opportunity to supply their own music and video entertainment. Formento’s offers a curated menu for private events with flavorful brunch, lunch, and dinner selections. Guests can enjoy mouth-watering meals such as lemon ricotta pancakes, chicken parmigiana, Nonna’s meatballs, brick chicken, and wood-grilled branzino. The beverage packages may include house wines, cocktails, beers, and liquors. With an expansive wine list, guests can enjoy specially selected bottles.