& Travel

Check out the venue, booking your room, and getting around town

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The Venue – Hyatt Regency Chicago

Standing on the south bank of the Chicago River, the Hyatt Regency is situated in a prime spot for getting out and exploring Chicago. Short walks from the ChefConf 2018 venue lead you to The Loop , architectural boat tours, the Magnificent Mile, lakefront trails, hundreds of restaurants and bars, Millennium Park, Grant Park, The Art Institute, The Museum of Science and Industry, and other world-class cultural experiences.

Booking Rooms at The Hyatt Regency Chicago

Chef has secured a hotel room rate of $259 a night (plus taxes and fees). To get this special rate, be sure to book your room when you register for ChefConf. FYI, rooms tend to book quickly, so don’t wait.

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Why Chicago and ChefConf

One of the world’s great cities, Chicago continually evolves while still preserving its past and multicultural roots as it it enthusiastically embraces the future. A quilt-work of vibrant contrasting neighborhoods, soaring skylines, and thriving artistic movements, the city of big shoulders openly and unapologetically expresses the values we hold so closely as a community. Passion, hard work, diversity, progress, creativity, optimism, and possibilities are all around you as you walk the city’s streets.

Get to know Chicago

She is always a novelty; for she is never the Chicago you saw when you passed through the last time

-Mark Twain

Travel to and from Chicago’s Airports

Riding Shuttles

Unfortunately, the Hyatt Regency Chicago does not run a shuttle between O’Hare International Airport or Chicago Midway International Airport. However, Go Airport Express is an easy, affordable shuttle option

Jumping on Trains

The ‘L’ (train) service is very convenient, running between both airports and downtown. The Blue Line connects with O’Hare and the Orange Line connects with Midway. Both lines have stops convenient to the Hyatt Regency Chicago.

Grabbing an Uber or Lyft ride

A typical UberX ride between O’Hare and downtown Chicago costs about $28, while the same trip from Midway runs about $23 dollars. A Lyft Line ride to and from both airports is comparable.

Hailing a cab

A typical cab ride between O’Hare and downtown costs between $30 and $40, while the price is $28 to $30 between Midway and downtown