An unparalleled dining experience, The William B. and Catherine Graham Room's innovative cuisine by Calihan Catering and superb, friendly service provide a sophisticated setting reserved for Lyric's most generous patrons.

Menu Inspired by West Side Story
Carefully curated by Calihan Catering, the the Graham Room will offer an eclectic West Side Story- themed menu featuring a vast array of delicious options.

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.

Coravin — Wine by the Glass
Coravin is a state-of-the-art wine extraction system that allows us to pour world class wines without removing the cork. Unlock a new wine experience by enjoying a glass without committing to the entire bottle.

Cocktail Service
Enjoy mixology cocktails inspired by the productions.

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.

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West Side Story Matinee Menu

Graham Room Opens at 12:00 p.m.

Reservations are required.
Desserts and small plates are offered à la carte.

Please note that walk-in dining may be subject to a 25% surcharge.

 

BUFFET

$39.00

Carved Pork Loin with Guava-Mustard Glaze (v)(df)(gf)
Cilantro Mint Chimichurri

Tony’s Grandmother’s Italian Meatloaf (nf)
All Beef Meatloaf with Celery, Onions, and Carrots
Baked with a Caramelized Marinara Sauce

Arroz Con Gandules (vegan)(gf)(df)(nf)
Rice and Pigeon Peas

Puerto Rican Green Beans (vegan)(gf)(df)(nf)
Chili Lime Dressing and Fried Shallots

Penne Pasta with Marinara (vegan)(df)(nf)

Italian Chopped Salad (vegan)(gf)(df)(nf)

 


 

BITES

New York Pizza Bites
Mini with Tomato and Mozzarella

Pastrami on Rye with Mustard (nf)
Marbled Rye with Grainy Mustard, Swiss and a Dill Pickle Skewer

Empanadas (v)
Puff Pastry Stuffed with Mushrooms

 


 

DESSERT SELECTION

served a la carte
$15.00

Coconut Bavarian
Smoked Pineapple Purée, Rum, Whipped Cream, Pineapple Chips, Coconut Cake

White Chocolate Mango Cheesecake (gf)(nf)
Mango Passion Fruit Glaçage, Vanilla Cream, Mango Foam, Mango Vanilla Salad

House-Made Chocolate Chip Cookies (nf)

Fresh Fruit Plate (gf)(nf)(df)

Tahitian Vanilla Bean Ice Cream (nf)

 

West Side Story Evening and Post-Matinee Menu

Graham Room Opens at 5:00 p.m.

Two-course prix fixe is $49.00
Reservations are required.

Desserts and small plates are offered à la carte.

Please note that walk-in dining may be subject to a 25% surcharge.

 

FIRST COURSE SELECTIONS

Shrimp and Spring Vegetable Ceviche (gf)(nf)(df)
Marinated in a savory Coconut Milk and Lime Dressing garnished with Micro Cilantro

Sweet Potato and Green Plantain Soup (v)(nf)(gf)
*Able to prepare soup Vegan upon request

Mixed Greens (df)(gf)
Green Salad with Fresh Mango and Peanuts
Mango and Coconut Dressing

 


 

ENTRÉE SELECTIONS

Guava Glazed Barramundi (df)(gf)(nf)
Yuca Hash, Sautéed Green Beans, Citrus Relish
(Lemon, Grapefruit, Orange)

Guava Glazed Chicken Breast (df)(gf)(nf)
Yuca Hash, Sautéed Green Beans, Citrus Relish
(Lemon, Grapefruit, Orange)

Carne Guisada (Beef Stew) (df)(gf)(nf)
Black Beans and Rice, Plantain Chips, Cilantro

Sancocho (Caribbean Vegetable and Bean Stew) (vegan)(df)(gf)(nf)
Black Beans and Rice, Plantain Chips, Cilantro

 


 

DESSERT SELECTION

$15

served a la carte

Coconut Bavarian
Smoked Pineapple Purée, Rum, Whipped Cream, Pineapple Chips, Coconut Cake

White Chocolate Mango Cheesecake (gf)(nf)
Mango Passion Fruit Glaçage, Vanilla Cream, Mango Foam, Mango Vanilla Salad

House-Made Chocolate Chip Cookies (nf)

Fresh Fruit Plate (gf)(nf)(df)

Tahitian Vanilla Bean Ice Cream (nf)

 


 

SALON SAVORIES AND SWEETS

Smoked Salmon Plate ($16.00) (nf)
Crème Fraîche, Dill, Crisps

Homemade Potato Crisps with Assorted Gourmet Dips ($12.00)
Puerto Rican Sweet and Savory Guava Dip (v)(gf)(nf)
Gandules Bean Dip (vegan)(gf)(nf)(df)
Pico de Gallo (vegan)(gf)(nf)(df)

Shrimp and Spring Vegetable Ceviche ($16.00) (df)(gf)(nf)
Served with assorted South American Root and Corn Chips

Seasonal Artisan Cheese Plate ($16.00)
Hook’s “Little Boy Blue”—Raw Sheep’s Milk—Semi-Soft—Mineral Point, WI
Carr Valley “Cocoa Cardona”— Goat’s Milk Cheese—Semi-Firm—La Valle, WI
Tulip Tree Creamery--Trillium—Pasteurized Cow’s Milk—Soft—Indianapolis, IN
Membrillo, Crackers, Candied Pecans
(GF crackers available on request)

 


 

Please note

Cancellations must be received before 5:00 p.m. on the business day prior to your reservation.

For Saturday, Sunday and Monday performances, cancellations must be received before 5:00 p.m. the previous Friday.

Regrettably, no-shows and late cancellations may be subject to the full price of the reservation.

To cancel a reservation, please call 312.827.3557 or email grahamroom@lyricopera.org

 


 

(v) vegetarian (gf) gluten free (df) dairy free (nf) nut free
Select items can be made vegetarian or vegan. Please ask your server.