Nightlife Mavens Bonhomme Hospitality and Celeste Debut Their First New Venture Since Partnering This Spring
CHICAGO, IL - Bonhomme Hospitality (Bordel, Black Bull, Fulton Market Kitchen, Celeste) and the founders of Celeste announce the details of their first new venture, DISCO, located above Celeste at 111 W. Hubbard St. in River North.
DISCO, now open every Friday (11pm to 4am) and Saturday (11pm to 5am), is a chic late-night club that offers guests a sexy and sophisticated room to dance the night away in, while channeling the glamor and globally-fueled character of the discotheque's in 1970s New York City and Paris (Studio 54, the Loft, Paradise Garage, Chez Castel, Chez Régine).
Concepted and designed by Daniel Alonso, his bold vision, aesthetic, and success in the hospitality industry paired with Nader, Fadi and Rafid Hindo’s background in developing unique concepts and spaces promises to make DISCO a destination for all. Guests can expect the essential wall-to-wall LED dance floor, fur sofas, ornate LED-mirrored ceilings, tropical plants, shag carpets and Lucite furnishings.
"Fashion icons like Beverly Johnson, David Bowie, Diane von Furstenberg, Grace Jones, Halston, Iman, Jerry Hall, Karl Lagerfeld, Mick Jagger, Steve McQueen, and YSL have continued to impact our style and we are paying homage to the cultural revolution that they shaped," said Daniel Alonso. "We have created a space where guests can have fun, feel glamorous and sexy while still enjoying the modern luxuries of Chicago nightlife."
Music is at the very heart of DISCO, with Funk, Soul, Latin, House and re-mixes of everything from ABBA to Blondie, Donna Summer, Giorgio Moroder, Chic & Nile Rodgers, Cerrone and much more, providing the beats for impressive high-profile DJ lineups and residencies. Upcoming weekends will feature the following DJ's: Saam Hagshenas, Matt Roan, Bridget Marie, Rio Anderson, Marty Mars, Chess Knight, LA*Jesus, and Ron Carroll.
The beverage program at DISCO features craft cocktails, “elevated” bottle service and a list of 25 prestigious bottles of Champagnes.
Porn Star Martini // Served Frozen in a mini Disco Ball, Vodka Cuvee, Passion Fruit, Vanilla, Citrus, Bubbles
Banana-Groni // Banana Infused Gin, Aperitif Wine, Bitter, Falernum
Almond Joy Godfather // Coconut Infused Whisky, Amaretto, Cocoa
Cuba Libre Old Fashioned // Aged Rum Blend, Mexican Coke Reduction, Lime Essence
“Elevated” Bottle Service:
Vodka // Served with Moet & Chandon Imperial Minis, Pornstar Mix (Passion Fruit, Vanilla, Lime), House Ginger Beer, Topo Chico
Gin // Served in a Copper Bathtub with Minted-Lime Cordial, Fever Tree Indian Tonic, Cucumbers, Topo Chico
Whisk(e)y // Served with a 6 Pack of Coors Banquet, Mexican Coke, Sweet Vermouth & Filthy Cherries
Tequila or Mezcal // Served with a 6 Pack of Tecate, House-Made Sangrita with Celeste Hot Sauce, Worm Salt & Oranges, Freshly Juiced Pineapple
To find out more about DISCO, visit www.discochicago.com.
Celeste was founded by Nader, Fadi, and Rafid Hindo. The real estate and hospitality entrepreneurs opened Celeste in 2013 after a decade of investments in numerous hospitality ventures. The trio finally decided to create a space that would be the outcome of what they had learned from their experiences in the industry. Celeste is a sophisticated, multi-level craft cocktail bar, restaurant and rooftop garden located in River North. A recipient of multiple awards and accolades for Design & Beverage Concepts, Celeste is constantly evolving to provide guests with an innovative and unique entertainment experience.
ABOUT BONHOMME HOSPITALITY:
Bonhomme Hospitality's distinctive concepts have been lauded in local and national press for their cuisine, craft beverage programs, and inventive art-focused interiors and dedication to detail. Founder and owner of Black Bull, Bordel, and Fulton Market Kitchen, and co-founder and former partner of Hubbard Inn and English, Daniel Alonso has established a position in the hospitality industry through his diverse, provocative and successful projects. Fulton Market Kitchen, located in Chicago's Fulton Market meatpacking district, is a pioneering venue that represents one of the most ambitious attempts in the City to combine elevated cuisine, craft cocktails and art. Daniel was one of Chicago's first hospitality developers to fully embrace the local artist community by both incorporating street art, graffiti and fine art in his designs and by promoting those artists through weekly residency programs that offer guests the chance to experience an individual's artistic process while dining and drinking. Black Bull, located on Division Street in Wicker Park, is one of the city's most authentic Spanish restaurants, led by Chef Marco Campos (Valencia, Spain). Bordel, also located in Wicker Park, is home to some of the city's most innovative bartenders and has been recognized as a dynamic destination for locals and visitors looking for craft cocktails and live entertainment.