Fly the “W” in 2019
“Hey, Chicago, what do you say?” Enjoy a winning day for 4 at Wrigley Field that is fit for the ultimate Chicago Cubs fan. Get out of the crowd and close to the action with on-field passes and VIP seats to a 2019 regular season home game.
Learn what it takes to lead a team to greatness from Chicago Cubs President Theo Epstein, who topped Fortune’s “World’s Greatest Leaders” list. You and your guests will meet the man behind the magic on game day. Forget peanuts and crackerjacks! Savor a custom dinner at Dutch & Doc’s, Boka Restaurant Group’s neighborhood gem.
Take a piece of Wrigley Field home with you with a Cubs jersey autographed by 2016 World Series MVP Ben Zobrist and another by first round draft pick Ian Happ, who started the 2018 season with a home run. After this day at Wrigley Field, you will never hear “Go, Cubs, Go!” and “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” the same way!
Additional information: The date of this event will be selected by the Chicago Cubs based on winner’s preferred dates, excluding Opening Day, St. Louis series, Marquee and all Inter-League games. Subject to availability.
Experience the Kentucky Derby like never before.
Revel in the excitement of the “Greatest Two Minutes in Sports” during this unforgettable getaway for 4 to Louisville, KY for the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs.
Your weekend will begin at Taste of the Derby, where your group will mix and mingle with celebrities while savoring exquisite wine and cuisine. You’ll be staying in the heart of the action at the Downtown Louisville Marriott Hotel, a favorite of the 2018 Kentucky Derby Champion Trainer, Bob Baffert.
Press your luck prior to Derby Day at the Kentucky Oaks, featuring races for Thoroughbred fillies, from the luxury of Millionaires Row. Spend Derby Eve in style at The Trifecta, the premier pre-Derby Day charitable red-carpet gala hosted by former professional basketball player Junior Bridgeman. In preparation for your weekend, you’ll want to be sure you’re outfitted with the Kentucky Derby’s most famous accessory. Artist and milliner Samuel Snodgrass has got you covered with two customized hats to your taste that will surely turn heads at Churchill Downs. Completely handmade, Snodgrass uses traditional millinery techniques to create unique and contemporary shapes. Enjoy a visit to the Governor’s Room for a picture with the derby trophies and an additional treat waiting for you.
Now for the real reason of your trip. Experience the thrill of Derby Day from the luxury of Millionaires Row, and toast the 2019 champion at the exclusive post-Derby Winner’s Party at the Kentucky Derby Museum, where you’ll get to party with the winners! While the Kentucky Derby may be the “Greatest Two minutes in Sports,” the memories you will make on this getaway will last a lifetime!
Additional information: The activities of the package take place from Thursday, May 2, 2019 through Sunday, May 5, 2019. The hotel package includes three nights in two rooms at the Downtown Louisville Marriott Hotel. Customized hats will require at least one consultation with designer Samuel Snodgrass at least two months prior to the event.
2019 Exclusive Emmy® Experience
The red carpet rolls from Chicago to Hollywood! Two lucky individuals will have a star-studded spectacular experience at the 2019 Emmy® Awards, where the people who love TV meet the people who make TV.
Get Red Carpet-ready at the 900 N. Michigan Shops, with $2,500 to be used on the perfect evening wear and a delectable meal in Aster Hall— Chicago’s newest food emporium from Brendan Sodikoff of Hogsalt Hospitality.
Don’t forget about hair and makeup! Visit the Mario Tricoci Salon to get prepped for your Red Carpet debut. In Los Angeles, you will be staying at the luxurious Ritz-Carlton L.A. LIVE, where you’ll be pampered throughout your two-night stay.
On Emmy® Awards Day, make your way towards the Microsoft Theater to walk the Red Carpet and take your Orchestra Level seats where you will be spending the evening with the biggest stars in television. Whether it’s the cast of Game of Thrones or Stranger Things that you’d like to rub elbows with, here is your chance to attend this star-studded exclusive event!
Additional Information: Your hotel reservations are subject to availability so be sure to book your trip at least 60 days in advance. Certificates cannot be replaced if lost, stolen or destroyed. Packages cannot be resold.
BOKA In-Home Dining
AND CCC Performance
Imagine the perfect dinner party for 8 — incredible food prepared by an award winning chef and inspiring entertainment that will give you chills, all from the comfort of your own home.
Boka Restaurant Group and CCC will team up to make this vision a reality! Your group will have a once-in-a-lifetime private dining and musical experience. “Chef of the Year” (2011, CS Magazine) Giuseppe Tentori, the mastermind behind beloved Chicago restaurants GT Fish & Oyster and GT Prime, will prepare a customized six-course meal for all of you in your home. Enjoy a Michelin star award-winning meal with the company of Josephine Lee, the acclaimed President and Artistic Director of Chicago Children’s Choir.
Following dinner, enjoy an up-close performance by a select group of CCC performers, which is sure to be a treat for your musical palate! Whether it’s a gathering for family, friends or business associates, your guests will be thrilled by this unique, intimate merger of the culinary and musical arts, the likes of which could only be found here at Red Jacket Optional.
Additional Information: Date to be mutually agreed upon from all parties and must be booked by October 19, 2019. Sunday - Thursday evenings only. Please allow a minimum of 8-10 weeks advance planning. The host will be responsible for any alcoholic beverages they wish to provide. Gratuity is not included.
Tranquility in Tuscany
Looking for a place to get away from it all? Gather your group of 10 and immerse yourself in the beauty and serenity in Tuscany, where you will enjoy a week-long stay in a gorgeous 16th century villa and incredible meals prepared each day by an in-home chef.
Let your mind wander during a stroll through the countryside. Enjoy a dip in your private pool. Explore the charm of nearby towns. Spend your days as you please — your itinerary is up to you! Indulge in the gastronomic delights of Tuscany each day from the comfort of your villa. Try your hand at preparing an authentic Italian meal during a private cooking class. Discover the world’s best wines on a private vineyard tour and enjoy lunch with the vineyard owner in his home. Bask in the tranquility of your week away in Tuscany — you may never want to come back!
Additional Information: Travel must be booked by November 19, 2018 and must be completed by October 19, 2019. Booking is based on availability. Home will accommodate up to ten guests in five queen bedrooms with en suite baths. There is no refund for unattended or guest-canceled services. This is for a Saturday – Saturday stay.