Best Chicago Business Meeting Spots
Sometimes a meeting or interview calls for time out of the office. Often times to get to know a client or candidate people want a friendlier environment to gauge more than just the skillset. There are great spots around the city of Chicago to meet all expectations and accommodate needs at any time of day. Here are a few spots in or around the loop that are easily navigable.
Goddess and the Baker is a great alternative to a Starbucks; though Goddess and the Baker tends to be busy too, they are more spacious. There are multiple locations in Chicago that offer fresh, quick meals and pastries along with caffeinated beverages to begin the day. Each location is lined with seating and tables big enough for work materials if needed. This is a more casual environment.
Wildberry pancakes is a great place to meet for a full breakfast and allows a bigger group to meet if necessary. Wildberry is located both in Streeterville and the loop; reservations are encouraged at each location as they are popular within the neighborhoods. Wildberry opens at 6:30 a.m. and closes at 2:30 p.m. making it the perfect spot for the morning.
Beatrix has three locations in the city, each serving fresh food with a great environment and seating options for pairs and groups alike. This is a great option for people who are vegan, vegetarian or prefer fresh, natural ingredients. Open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., there is no restriction on when you can enjoy this restaurant during or after business hours.
The Dearborn is a great place for traditional American food, which is never a bad option if you’re unsure what the other party likes. This restaurant is located in the loop and opens at 11 a.m., just in time for lunch. The location is also equipped with a full bar for those interested.
Sweetwater, located on the magnificent mile, is an easy location to meet at and chose from a variation of items on their menu. They have a sizable outdoor area and vast drink menu for later in the day. This is a perfect place to go for appetizers or a full meal, with ample time and space to get business done in a lively environment.