State Capital Group 2011 Annual Meeting - Washington, D.C.




Thursday, September 6, 2018 to

Friday, September 7, 2018

Loews Chicago Hotel

Chicago, Illinois


Registration:  $1,395




Restaurant Reservations

see descriptions below and email Diane Case with your selection







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Hotel Information

Hotel Information

Reservations at the Loews Chicago Hotel for the negotiated rate of $249.61 +tax per night can be made online or by phone.  

By Phone: Contact the Reservations Department at 877.868.8232 and reference the SCG Legal group.

Online: Click here to make your hotel reservation online.

The cut-off date to make your hotel reservation is August 6, 2018.


No-Host Dinner Restaurants

Baptiste & Bottle                               
101 E. Erie St. (.6 miles from hotel)
Reservation at 7:30 for 8 people

In partnership with Chef Richard Sandoval, Baptiste & Bottle offers whiskey flights, floor-to-ceiling views, and New American plates in a swanky, intimate spot on the 20th floor of the Conrad Chicago Hotel. Perched on the 20th floor of the Conrad Chicago, Baptiste & Bottle offers a nearly wraparound view of the city and a crowd-pleasing menu that specializes in bourbon and provisions. Just steps from Michigan Avenue, it provides a quiet reprieve from the frantic pace of the city, and guests will feel at home in the tavernesque space while they enjoy an elevated American menu from renowned Chef Richard Sandoval and Executive Chef James Lintelmann.


74 W. Kinzie St. (.7 miles from hotel)
Reservation at 7:30 for 8 people

Located in the heart of River North at the prominent corner of Clark & Kinzie St., Barrio is a creative take on traditional Mexican fare with pan-Latin and American influences. The 6,000-square-foot restaurant seats 200 people and offers a variety of dining options including bar seating and private dining. The kitchen is helmed by Top Chef alumnus Chef Katsuji Tanabe, who has created a plethora of options for just about every patron. The menu incorporates a shared-plate format offering locally sourced, sustainable ingredients with an emphasis on organic, as well as paleo and gluten-free options.


Bohemian House                               
11 W. Illinois St. (.6 miles from hotel)
Reservation at 7:30 for 8 people

Located in Chicago's River North neighborhood at State and Illinois, Bohemian House captures the lighthearted and carefree essence of Bohemian culture. Exposed brick walls and wood timber, eclectic décor, warm earth tones and soft lighting set the backdrop for a comfortable and sociable dining experience. Guests can expect to enjoy an original menu of Bohemian-inspired fare with influences from the Czech Republic, Germany and Austria.


Cantina Laredo                                  
508 N. State St. (.6 miles from hotel)
Reservation at 7:30 for 8 people

Cantina Laredo creates authentic Mexican food inspired by the cuisine of Mexico City and adds a modern twist. Imagine grilled fish, chicken or steak topped with one-of-a-kind signature sauces like chipotle-wine and Portobello mushroom or sautéed artichoke heart and roasted red bell pepper. Pair that with its award-winning margarita, the Casa Rita, made from fresh lime-juice and the finest tequila, and you've got what Cantina Laredo calls Modern Mexican.


74 W. Illinois St. (.7 miles from hotel)
Reservation at 7:45 for 8 people

Ēma is a Mediterranean restaurant showcasing Chef CJ Jacobson’s lighter California style of cooking. At the core of the menu are spreads, dips and mezze, Mediterranean small plates. Signature dishes include spicy hummus, house-made stracciatella with vine-ripened tomatoes, and lamb kefta kebabs.


Grill on the Alley                               
909 N. Michigan Ave. (.9 miles from hotel)
Reservation at 7:30 for 8 people

The Grill on the Alley is a well-renowned steakhouse with a classic American menu to suit all tastes. The lunch menu features salads, seafood and specialty dishes while dinner offers a wide selection of steaks and chops, prepared in eight different styles. Traditional side dishes are given a modern twist by Executive Chef Phil Kastel and signature desserts are too delicious not to share.


GT Fish & Oyster                              
531 N. Wells St. (.9 miles from hotel)
Reservation at 7:30 for 8 people

GT Fish & Oyster is an oyster bar and seafood-centric eatery named after chef/partner Giuseppe Tentori. The sharable menu contains both traditional items as well as many seasonal, original dishes created by Chef and his team. GT was named one of Travel and Leisure's Top 20 best seafood restaurants in America in 2013, and Chef Tentori was named Chef of the Year at both the Jean Banchet Awards and in Chicago Social Magazine in 2012. GT is open for lunch, brunch, and dinner, and in addition to its 90 dining seats, the restaurant contains a 20-seat bar where you can sit right across from all the shucking.


Howells & Hood                                
435 N. Michigan Ave. (.3 miles from hotel)
Reservation for 10 at 7:30

Howells & Hood is located in the heart of the action, on the Magnificent Mile, and offers a modern American food menu full of items you may have seen before, but never had prepared quite like this. Its chefs add brilliant twists to familiar favorites, while using as much local and seasonal produce as possible. With 119 different craft beers on tap, pouring from 360 taps across 3 bars, Howells & Hood offers the largest draft beer selection in the city – and likely – the world.


Maple & Ash             
8 W. Maple St. (1.2 miles from hotel)
Reservation at 7:30 for 8 people

Maple & Ash is an innovative take on the traditional steakhouse, mixing a modern aesthetic with authentic service to deliver classic wood-fired dishes. With a sumptuous menu crafted by two-Michelin-star chef Danny Grant and a wine program named one of "America's Best" by Wine Spectator, Maple & Ash finds a way to celebrate every moment. It’s more than a restaurant. It’s an experience.


535 N. Wells St. (.9 miles from hotel)
Reservation at 7:30 for 8 people

Marchesa, in the heart of the River North, serves delicious continental food and the still and sparkling wines that pair perfectly. The art-filled interior, inspired by the Guggenheim in Venice, is warm and welcoming. The main dining room is beautiful, with brass chandeliers, marble statues and a shagreen bar top, all worthy of its entertaining muse, Jazz Age socialite Marchesa Luisa Casati. The Cave, open at 5:00 p.m., channels a bohemian vibe, perfect for enjoying charcuterie from European artisans.


Margeaux Brasserie                           
11 E. Walton St. (1 mile from hotel)
Reservation at 8:00 for 8 people

Chef Michael Mina brings a classic French brasserie and a Parisian-inspired patisserie to Chicago's Gold Coast, a most exceptional dining destination. Inspired by Parisian culture, Margeaux Brasserie is a celebration of French cuisine featuring regional, Midwestern ingredients. Margeaux Brasserie offers guests the ambiance of an established brasserie in Paris, encouraging them to celebrate at the distinguished bar with glasses of fine wine, relax in the lounge while savoring cocktails and hors d’oeuvres or enjoy a Gold Coast destination brunch in the dining room with friends.


Michael Jordan’s Steak House          
505 Michigan Ave. (.3 miles from hotel)
Reservation at 7:30 for 12. Private dining.

Located in the heart of Chicago's historic Magnificent Mile, Michael Jordan's Steak House serves prime, dry-aged, hand-cut beef worthy of its iconic namesake. Adding a modern twist to the classic steakhouse, with an emphasis on the best locally sourced seasonal ingredients, the restaurant features a sophisticated, yet approachable atmosphere and second-to-none hospitality, making Michael Jordan’s the ultimate dining experience.


800 N. Michigan St. (.8 miles from hotel)
Reservation at 7:30 for 8 people

A passion and commitment to the culture of great food. Rustic American cuisine with flavors inspired by the season. That is NoMI Kitchen, Lounge and Garden located in Park Hyatt Chicago. As one of the top restaurants in Chicago, NoMI Kitchen serves up casually elegant dining rooted in the simplicity of food. With a chic ambiance, open kitchen and stunning views of Michigan Avenue from seven floors above, experience artful cuisine at NoMI Kitchen, Chicago’s nightlife at NoMI Lounge and stunning skyline views at our rooftop restaurant and bar, NoMI Garden.


Riva Crab House                                
700 E. Grand Ave. (.7 miles from hotel)
Reservation at 7:30 for 8 people

Enjoy the breathtaking views of the Chicago skyline and Lake Michigan at Riva Restaurant on Navy Pier. Menu items include premium seafood, prime steaks and daily specials, as well as extensive wine selections. Our nautically inspired, vibrant dining room is complemented by our experienced service. All the elements provide a perfect foreground for the breathtaking views.


River Roast                                        
315 N. LaSalle Dr. (.9 miles from hotel)
Reservation at 7:30 for 8 people

Located on the Chicago River, River Roast offers dramatic city and water views from every seat – inside and out. James Beard award-winning Chef Tony Mantuano and Executive Chef John Hogan's menu of contemporary American fare is satisfying and soul-warming. Meat, fish, and vegetables are roasted and carved tableside and inventive cocktails are available in large format next to a large selection of local and Midwestern beers, craft cocktails and wine. With one of the best patios in the city, River Roast is a gathering place to connect with friends, old and new.


RPM Italian                                       
52 W. Illinois St. (.7 miles from hotel)
Reservation at 7:30 for 8 people

Located in Chicago’s River North neighborhood, RPM Italian is modern in approach and Italian in spirit and features a contemporary, chef-driven menu with dishes meant to be shared. Menu highlights include more than a dozen fresh pastas made in-house daily, slow-roasted meats, wild fish and seafood, and celebrated Italian classics with an elevated twist. Signature RPM cocktails or any wine from the extensive list top off the dining experience. RPM Italian’s chic space is set in tones of black, whites and grays and boasts rich woods and leathers, making it the perfect spot to enjoy a great meal, night out or simply a late-night bite.


Shanghai Terrace                               
108 E. Superior St. (.7 miles from hotel)
Reservation at 8:15 for 8 people

Voted the number one "Chinese Restaurant in Chicago" by Zagat survey, Shanghai Terrace offers Cantonese delicacies amidst a 1930s supper club décor, or outside on the terrace with spectacular skyline views and cocktails. Step into the seductive setting of the restaurant and savor distinctive cuisine, consistently honored with the AAA Four Diamond Award. With Chef de Cuisine Elmo Han at the helm, the menu encompasses a magnificent blend of traditional dishes and creative rendition of classics. At lunch, bamboo baskets of freshly steamed dim sum contain favorites such as barbecue pork buns, Peking Duck and shrimp and chive dumplings.


Siena Tavern                                      
51 W. Kinzie St. (.7 miles from hotel)
Reservation at 8:00 for 8 people

The 10,000 square foot space’s décor reflects a hybrid of a rustic Italian market, fine dining restaurants and a modern, industrial tavern, bridging Old World comfort and hospitality with a contemporary menu and design. The bustling 200-person dining room and spacious bar landscape blends perfectly with Chicago’s energetic River North dining and nightlife scene. The notable wine collection and extensive hand-crafted cocktails complement the from-scratch menu, created by Top Chef and DineAmic Group Partner Fabio Viviani. Named “one of the most talented Chefs in the world” by Forbes, one should anticipate continuous smells of truffle, homemade Italian cuisine, and a dining experience you will never forget.


Signature Room at the 95th                
875 N. Michigan Ave. (.9 miles from hotel)
Reservation at 7:30 for 8 people

Located atop the John Hancock Center, The Signature Room at the 95th® offers diners exquisite food, superb service, and a dazzling skyline view. The elegant wood designs and art deco interior create an inviting and intimate atmosphere, while the floor-to-ceiling windows exhibit the stunning Chicago skyline and 360 degree views of the entire city.


STK Chicago                                     
9 W. Kinzie St. (.6 miles from hotel)
Reservation at 7:30 for 8 people

STK artfully blends two concepts into one – the modern steakhouse and a chic lounge. A large central lounge area is furnished with creamy leather banquettes and textured crocodile tiles and is surrounded by an elevated dining room for more formal dining. STK Chicago is located in the heart of River North and, as anticipated, steak is the main attraction. STK offers small, medium and large cuts of meat, as well as naturally raised options, and even wagyu and Kobe for decadent dinners. Aside from steak, signature items include parmesan truffle fries, lil’ BRGs, sweet corn pudding, and crispy rock shrimp.


110 W. Illinois St. (.8 miles from hotel)
Reservation at 7:45 for 8 people

Inspired by a lifetime of culinary and culturally immersed travel throughout Southeast Asia, Sunda’s owners developed the Sunda concept to celebrate the beautiful fusion of intermingling cultures found on the Sunda Shelf, a landmass today submerged under shallow seas that was once surrounded by the many different countries and cultures celebrated at Sunda today like Japan, the Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand, China and more. Sunda prides itself on taking classic, culturally-important dishes from all over this region and modernizing each one by upgrading ingredients, cooking technique and presentation to create a tasting experience that is completely new while still retaining the deep-rooted spirit of the original.


Texas de Brazil                   
210 E. Illinois St. (.3 miles from hotel)
Reservation at 7:30 for 8

Just steps from Michigan Avenue, Texas de Brazil combines the cuisine of Southern Brazil with the generous spirit of Texas and features meat selections of beef, lamb, pork, chicken and sausage, deliciously seasoned and carved tableside by the restaurant’s authentically costumed gauchos. Guests will also enjoy a selection of decadent desserts and an award-winning wine list.


The Kitchen                                       
316 N. Clark St. (.8 miles from hotel)
Reservation at 7:30 for 8 people

A relaxed American Bistro dedicated to serving delicious, real food sourced from American farmers. Founded in 2004 by Hugo Matheson and Kimbal Musk, The Kitchen Restaurant Group is a family of restaurants with locations across America focused on sourcing and preparing real food at every price point. Its restaurant concepts employ hundreds of people with mission-driven jobs and source food from American farmers helping stimulate the local farm economy to the tune of millions of dollars a year.


The Lobby                                         
108 E Superior St. (.7 miles from hotel)
Reservation at 7:30 for 8 people

Located in the heart of The Peninsula Chicago hotel, The Lobby features outstanding dishes in an environment that blends the classic understated elegance of The Lobby's décor. Take a table by the soaring 20 foot high floor-to-ceiling windows that overlook the Terrace. Breakfast is a favorite with both early-rising Chicago residents and hotel guests alike, who swear by starting the day with one of the many breakfast options, while The Lobby's approachable, yet American contemporary inspired à la carte is ideal for power lunches and sophisticated dinners. The Lobby is also where the celebrated Peninsula afternoon tea is served. On Friday and Saturday evenings, dessert lovers swoon over the Chocolate Bar, and come Sundays, a spectacular brunch is served from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Hailed among the best in Chicago, The Lobby certainly steps up to the plate with all the sweet and savory requisites.







Please contact Diane Case, if you have any questions regarding the 2018 Annual Meeting.



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