The William B. and Catherine Graham Room

An unparalleled dining experience, ​The William B. and Catherine Graham Room​'s innovative cuisine and superb, friendly service provide a sophisticated setting reserved for Lyric's annual contributors at the Distinguished Patron Level.

Hours

The Graham Room opens 2 hours prior to the curtain and is also open for intermission(s).

  • Monday through Friday evening performances at 5:00pm
  • Monday through Friday matinee performances at 12:00pm
  • Saturday evening performances at 5:30pm
  • Sunday matinee performances at 12:00pm

Reservations

Graham Room reservations are available to donors at the Distinguished Patron level and above. If you qualify, make your reservation online by clicking the 'add dining reservation' link under a 2022/23 performance on My Calendar.


If you are interested in having Graham Room access, explore the Distinguished Patron experience.

Dinner menu

First Course Options

Soup
Fennel and Potato Soup with Saffron Steamed Mussels
Orange, Shaved Fennel, and Herb Salad
Gluten & Nut Free
Vegetarian (without Mussels)

Salad
Salad of Winter Greens
Shaved Aged Goat Cheese, Sliced Pears, and Chopped Pecan Vinaigrette
Gluten and Nut Free (without Vinaigrette)
Vegan, Dairy Free (without Cheese)

Second Course Options

Pan Roasted Semi-Boneless Chicken Breast
White Wine Shallot Sauce
Carnaroli Rice, Market Vegetables, Fall Squash, Braised Turnip and Mustard Greens
Gluten and Nut Free
Dairy Free (without Parmesan)

Grilled Tenderloin of Beef
Red Wine Demi -Glace
Carnaroli Rice, Market Vegetables, Fall Squash, Braised Turnip and Mustard Greens
Gluten and Nut Free
Dairy Free (without Parmesan)

Seared Atlantic Cod
Lemon Meyer Beurre Blance
Carnaroli Rice, Market Vegetables, Fall Squash, Braised Turnip and Mustard Greens
Gluten and Nut Free
Dairy Free (without Parmesan and Beurre Blanc)

Roasted Delicata Squash
Pomegranate Molasses
Carnaroli Rice, Market Vegetables, Fall Squash, Braised Turnip and Mustard Greens
Gluten and Nut Free
Vegan (without Parmesan)

Third Course Options

Milk Chocolate Pumpkin Zuccotto
Layers of Chocolate Spice Cake, Milk Chocolate and Pumpkin Cream
Ginger Streusel, Creme Chantilly, Muscovado Sugar Anglaise

Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
Nut Free
Choice of toppings:
Chocolate sauce (Gluten, Nut and Dairy Free)
Caramel sauce (Gluten and Nut Free)
Chocolate Sprinkles (Gluten, Nut and Dairy Free)
Berries (Gluten, Nut and Dairy Free)
Cinnamon Chantilly Whipped Cream (Gluten and Nut Free)

Seasonal Fruit & Berries
Gluten, Nut and Dairy Free

Salon Selections (A La Carte)

Salmon Plate
Pickled Shallots, Toasted German Rye Bread, Whipped Crème Fraîche, Capers
Nut Free

Cheese Plate
Apple Compote, Candied Walnuts, Mini Croccantini Crackers

Chocolate Chip Cookies
Nut Free

Seasonal Fruit and Berries
Gluten, Nut, and Dairy Free

 

Wine list

Sparkling

  • Paula Kornell* Sparkling Brut Napa NV
  • Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin Brut Champagne NV


White

  • Antinori Santa Cristina Pinot Grigio Italy 2020
  • Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc New Zealand 2020
  • Spottswoode* Sauvignon Blanc Napa Valley 2021
  • Joseph Drouhin† Mâcon-Villages Burgundy 2020
  • Joseph Drouhin† Pouilly-Fuissé Burgundy 2020
  • Cakebread* Chardonnay Napa Valley 2020*
  • Peay* Chardonnay Sonoma 2019


Rosé

  • Chateau d’Esclans* Whispering Angel Rosé Provence 2020


Red

  • Joseph Drouhin† Laforét Pinot Burgundy 2019
  • Résonance* Pinot Noir Willamette Valley 2020
  • Kistler* Pinot Noir Russian River Valley 2019
  • Avignonesi Vino Nobile di Montepulciano 2016
  • Hall Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2018
  • Darioush* Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2018
  • Caymus* Zinfandel Napa Valley 2020
  • Blackbird Contrarian Red Blend Napa Valley 2014
  • Joseph Drouhin† Chambolle-Musigny Premier Cru 2019

 

Wine Auction 2023 partners
† Honored Guest
* Featured Vintner

Contact

Contact

To learn more about the Graham Room, please email grahamroom@lyricopera.org or call the Graham Room hotline at 312.827.3557.