The Ideal Fashion Show

Putting on a fashion show requires a lot of preparation and forethought. There needs to be adequate space for however many people are invited, a wide, adaptable area for the stage or catwalk, adjustable lighting, a speaker system, and many more necessities. It is also helpful if the venue you have decided on has more than one event space available for food or cocktail stations.

There are many event spaces in the city of Chicago, but there are few that can accommodate an elegant fashion show. From the guests to the lighting, music, and food, it takes dedication, experience, and a lot of inspiration to put on a show no one will soon forget. This is where Food For Thought can help.

Our Venue

Food For Thought is a professional catering company with over thirty years of experience and a team of creative chefs who know how to elegantly present mouthwatering cuisine no matter the occasion. Our goal is to highlight the individuality of our clients and their event, bringing their vision to life. We have been fortunate enough to cater heart-stopping fashion shows, and our premiere event location 19 East has been the site of many of them.

19 East is a vast, urban event center with wide-open spaces, private lounges, offices, and contemporary architecture that makes a statement. There are four distinct spaces – the Hideaway, Alumina, Commonwealth, and Bridgestone Rooms. Each can adapt easily to any number of styles and meet every expectation. The Alumina and Bridgestone Rooms are perfect for large gatherings; the Commonwealth leads to the balcony and the Hideaway, a modern loft space ideal for smaller groups.

With over 10,000 square feet of space, 19 East can host up to 500 guests. It also features adjustable lighting, a speaker system, complimentary Wi-Fi, built-in marble bars, twelve to twenty-eight foot ceilings, hardwood floors, steel beams, draped partitions, and more.

Our venue also offers security, valet and street parking, and easy access to a nearby garage. The CTA green line is two blocks away while McCormick Place is only six blocks away, putting you in the center of Chicago’s south loop.

Contact Us

If you are searching for the perfect event venue for a upcoming fashion show, look no further than Food For Thought’s very own premiere event location. 19 East is more than an event space, it is a versatile, one of a kind showstopper that accommodates even the most wondrous visions and ideas – bringing them to life.

Contact us by calling 312-561-4678, or emailing us today.