The Sarah and Peer Pedersen Room

Sarah and Peer Pedersen Room


The Sarah and Peer Pedersen Room is the perfect upscale dining option for your evening or afternoon out at Lyric. The Pedersen Room Restaurant features a sophisticated seasonal menu by Jewell Events Catering. Service is prix fixe, and reservations are required for this elegant street-level restaurant.

You’re invited to pre-order desserts and beverages for your intermission or post-performance enjoyment by placing your order at The Pedersen Room prior to curtain time. The Pedersen Room will open for two seatings at 11:30am and 12:45pm for matinee performances and 4:15pm and 5:45pm for evening performances, and will remain open for an hour after the performances. 

Reservations are required in the Pedersen Room. Please arrive within 15 minutes of your scheduled reservation to be guaranteed a table.

Please note that the Pedersen Room is open only to patrons who hold tickets for that day's performance. Entry to all restaurants is through the Lyric Opera House after presentation of tickets.

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Sarah and Peer Pedersen Room at Lyric Opera of Chicago


Sarah and Peer Pedersen Room at Lyric Opera of Chicago

THE SARAH AND PEER PEDERSEN ROOM MENU

A prix-fixe dining experience at $40
Please select one dish from each of the following


BEGINNING

Mixed Green Salad (gf)(v)
mixed greens, candied walnuts, goat cheese, craisins, shaved butternut squash, cranberry vinaigrette

Roasted Carrot Soup (gf)(v)
Pureed carrots, parsnips, potatoes, crème fraîche, balsamic, chives
THE SARAH AND PEER PEDERSEN ROOM MENU

APPETIZERS

Whipped Ricotta (v)
fennel pollen, Aleppo peppers, oven-dried tomatoes, lemon, toasted baguette

Roasted Cauliflower (gf)(df)
flied pancetta, parmesan, preserved lemon, garlic olive oil

Meatball
mozzarella, basil, house marinara

Roasted Beets (v)
toasted cashews, mint, pickled onions, chives, hot honey
THE SARAH AND PEER PEDERSEN ROOM MENU

ENTRÉES

Pork Tenderloin
smoked purple mashed potatoes, grilled asparagus, balsamic reduction

Grilled Swordfish
Israeli couscous, braised Swiss chard, romesco sauce

Airline Chicken Breast
creamy polenta, forest mushroom marsala sauce

Braised Short Rib (gf)
roasted baby carrots, parsnip puree, herbed red skin potatoes

Grilled Stuffed Red Pepper (v)(gf)
creamy risotto, roasted herbed root vegetables
THE SARAH AND PEER PEDERSEN ROOM MENU

ELEKTRA CHEF SELECTION

by Chef Lamar Moore from The Swill Inn

Greek Marinated Flank Steak – $45 prix-fixe
marinated flank steak, tzatziki sauce, feta cheese, roasted fingerling potatoes


(v) vegetarian (gf) gluten free (df) dairy free
Select items can be made vegetarian or vegan. Please ask your server.
There is a 2-card limit for all split bills.



THE SARAH AND PEER PEDERSEN ROOM POST-MATINEE DINING

an a la carte menu for post-show dining

COLD

Meatball Salad 16.95
romaine lettuce, red onions, pepperoncini, shaved parmesan, Italian dressing

House Salad (v) 16.95
candied walnuts, goat cheese, craisins, shaved butternut squash, cranberry vinaigrette

Sandwich Trio (select any 3) 16.25
black garlic marinated steak, caprese, blue crab avocado

Charcuterie Board 19.95
prosciutto, sopresatta, capicola, Prairie Breeze, Hook’s 5-year cheddar, pecorino, taleggio, olives, housemade pickles, grapes, marcona almonds, crusty bread


HOT

Soup du jour 7.50
ask your server about today’s selection

Daily Quiche 15.50
ask your server about today’s selection

Chicken Pot Pie 15.50
savory gravy with chicken, peas, carrots, and celery, topped with a pastry crust

Beef Stroganoff 33
braised beef, pearl onions, rich gravy, crème fraiche, egg noodles

Short Ribs (gf) 33
roasted baby carrots, parsnip puree, herbed red skin potatoes


SWEET

Opera Cake 10.95
thin layers of roulade soaked with coffee syrup, coffee buttercream, chocolate ganache, topped with chocolate glaze

Flourless Chocolate Cake (gf) 10.95
berry compote, quenelle of whipped crème

Caramel Pie 10.95
chocolate sauce, bubble sugar

Apple Galette 10.95
apple tart filled with custard, vanilla ice cream

Mignardises 9
traditional macarons, seasonal pound cake, dark chocolate covered banana slices

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