The Graham Room: Premier Dining at Lyric

The Graham Room at Lyric Opera of Chicago

The legendary William B. and Catherine Graham Room provides an elegant environment for pre-opera cocktails and dining with unparalleled service. Set in a refined atmosphere, the Graham Room experience enhances your opera season from start to finish. We look forward to welcoming you and thank you for being one of Lyric’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.

The Graham Room at Lyric Opera of ChicagoExciting 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.