The Graham Room - Lyric Opera of Chicago

Premier Dining - The Graham Room

Photo by Hedrich Blessing


The legendary William B. and Catherine Graham Room provides en elegant environment for pre-opera cocktails and dining unparalleled by any other opera house in the world. Set in alabaster, bronze and glass, the Graham Room begins your evening's narration with style and comfort in the most refined setting. We welcome the opportunity for you to explore the experience that has been reserved for you, Lyric Opera of Chicago's most generous donors.

Along with membership to the Graham Room, members will enjoy complimentary valet parking, a private cloakroom and restrooms, and all donor benefits at the Premier Benefactor level ($7,500) and below.

A collection of delectable menus members can select from upon arrival at the Graham Room

Autumn Menu
October and November

Winter Menu
December, January and February

Early Spring Menu
March and April

Exciting Seasonal Menu Features
Each menu presentation offers several selections to choose from at the time you are seated by the maître d' at your table.

In addition, the Executive Chef will create fabulous evening dinner and matinée luncheon featured dishes that will change daily and utilize of-the-moment ingredients to provide more variety for our members.

Cocktail Service
Enjoy mixology cocktails inspired by the operas with savory and sweet plates. 

Reservation Convenience
Place your reservation for evening dinner or matinée luncheon in advance, and select your courses at your table upon arrival. We are delighted to accept any special accommodations or dietary requests at the time your reservation is made.

To learn more about the Graham Room, please email grahamroom@lyricopera.org or call the Graham Room hotline at 312-827-3557.