Press Room

  • October 26, 2016

    An Italian-style menu crafted with Asian ingredients and flavors debuts
    Wednesday, November 2

    CHICAGO –Intro’s Executive Chef Stephen Gillanders welcomes Chef Hisanobu Osaka (best known for his long-term affiliation with Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto) as he transforms Intro into a casual, Japanese-style trattoria starting Wednesday, November 2.  This latest iteration of Intro presents the most concept-driven cuisine offered at the...

  • September 9, 2016

    Intro is welcoming Jonah Reider, of New York City’s Pith, to Chicago starting Thursday, September 15. Reider will work under the mentorship of Intros’ Executive Chef Stephen Gillanders during his month-long tenure with the restaurant.

    We are excited to not only announce that reservations for his exclusive supper club experience go live Friday, September 9 at noon, but also unveil a first-look of his menu, which he describes as refined yet improvisational, highly seasonal and eclectic...

  • August 29, 2016

     Beginning Thursday, September 15
    Reservations for Limited Seating Communal Supper Club Experience Will Be Made Available to Intro Email List Subscribers


    CHICAGO – Intro welcomes Jonah Reider, of New York City's Pith, to Chicago for a limited one-month engagement. Working under the mentorship of Executive Chef Stephen Gillanders, Reider—a cook, event curator and entrepreneur who opened his own restaurant out of his dorm room...

  • August 2, 2016

     The 28th Annual Oyster Fest Presented by Shaw's Crab House Combines Seafood and Live Music in Downtown Chicago

    (Chicago, IL) – Oyster Fest Presented by Shaw’s Crab House returns to Chicago on Friday, September 30, 2016 from 3:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. at the corner of Hubbard St. and Rush St. in River North. More than 3,000 guests are expected at this year’s Festival which combines live music from...