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Old Fashions


Spirited Mixology -  learn how to craft classic cocktails with our infamous beverage team.  This mini course and contest is a unique experience for all audiences.

Wine Tasting - our sommelier-led wine and cheese pairing course will guide your guests through an informative tasting of four delicious rare wines paired with four gourmet cheeses.

Leather Bound Books, Leather tufted couch, plaid chair

Vol. 39

Caviar 101 - Learn the difference between the 4 varieties of caviar we offer. Discover the difference in taste, texture, and aroma. Served with traditional accouterments. ​

Custom Old Fashioned Making – We have our favorites, how about you? Work with our Head Bartender to customize a cocktail for your next event in Vol. 39.

Rooftop Seating


Learn the art of Argentinian cuisine with our celebrated Chef de Cuisine, Cory Morris.

Empanada Making Class - Your group with make dough, conduct various empanada folds, prepare the fillings and enjoy!

Art of Ceviche - Learn how to slice the fish, prepare a leche de tigre, create a balanced ceviche and enjoy with various in season produce.


Art + Design

Artistic Endeavors – have our creative partner, Emmy Star Brown, teach the basics of calligraphy drills and letter forms, provide live art experiences, custom paint your event favors, or curate additional calligraphy services. *Mention The Gray to receive 10% off! Contact Emmy Star Brown

Designer Invitations - Debi Lilly , one of Chicago’s preeminent designer/event planners and Emmy Star Brown have custom-designed wedding invitation suites for our guests.

Pool Table

Productivity + Wellness

Life-Size Gaming - an activity for a group looking for a little fun. Enjoy our larger than life old-fashioned games that will get your guests working together.

Meditate – wellness partner, Lizzi Cutler. Allow Lizzi to lead a group breakout of meditation to increase corporate productivity or slow down with a day of relaxation and reflection to set the mood for ‘the big day’. Contact Lizzi Cutler



Looking for a peaceful addition to your event?

Consider our yoga partner, Maggie, who is a Chicago fan favorite. She creates custom classes from slow flow and mindful movement, to powerful vinyasa.

Contact Maggie Umberger