Meet Our Newest Dining Experience: Point of Interest

PrintHyatt Regency McCormick Place’s newest drinking & dining outlet is Point of Interest, also known as, POI. POI is the best spot to unwind while staying plugged in after a long day at a convention!  Revive, Refuel, Connect at this South Loop Bar.  Open during busy periods within the hotel & an extension of M/X Lounge, POI offers a comfortable lounge area & bar to relax and (literally!) recharge.  There are outlets available beneath every bar stool!  POI is a great place to meet up with friends for cocktails after works and serves cuisine throughout the day.

Breakfast:

  • Drip coffee available
  • Grab-and-go items such as pastries, fruit cups, and parfaits are available
  • Hot items and speciality items can be found at Daily Grind Fresh Market

Lunch:

  • Salads and sandwiches
  • Grab and go lunches perfect to enjoy at POI or our lobby area

Dinner & Drinks:

  • A variety of fresh, seasonal meals are available
  • Perfect spot to grab a cocktail with friends
  • Outlets available to recharge
  • Tvs placed throughout to watch sports games & catch up on news

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POI Bar can be rented for private functions during non-peak days. Call (312) 528-6148 for more details. 

Click here to view the full menu for POI.

You’re more than welcome at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place, 2233 South Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60616; +1 312 567 1234

Hyatt Regency McCormick Place Career Opportunities

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Are you looking to make a career move? Do you think you have the Hyatt touch? Hyatt is a great place to work! Don’t believe us?

Ask Crain’s Chicago Business who ranked us 10th in their 2012 Best Places to Work as well as 3rd for Best Workplaces for Women!  Recently, we were recognized by Great Place to Work as one of the World’s Best Multinational Workplaces.

More recently, Hyatt was named to Fortune’s Top 100 Best Companies to Work For List for 2013 and 2014 and ranked 5th in Chicago Tribune’s 2014 Top Workplaces. Check out our current openings to see if you’d be a good fit:

  • Assistant Food & Beverage Manager
  • Concierge
  • Cook 4 – Events (Banquets)
  • Director of Outlets
  • Overnight Front Office Supervisor
  • Part-time Beverage Server Assistant (Busser) – M/X Lounge
  • Part-time Buffet Attendant
  • Part-time PM Server Assistant (Busser) – Shor Restaurant
  • Part-time PM Server – Shor Restaurant
  • Part-time Server – In Room Dining
  • Sales Manager – Group
  • Sous Chef
  • Steward – Events (Banquets)

Click here to view and apply for job openings.

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Great Chicago Fire Festival Returns, This Time at Northerly Island

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On September 26th, thousands will gather at Northerly Island for a spectacular urban ritual celebrating Chicago’s people, history, and unique neighborhood culture including:

  • Neighborhood Bazaar
  • Multiple Performance Stages
  • Maker Stations
  • Citywide Participatory Spectacle
  • Ignition of the GRIT House
  • Fireworks Finale
  • Food Concessions and more

After the Victorian model homes failed to catch fire last year due to heavy amounts of recent rain, this festival hoped to really spark this year! Learn more about the Chicago Fire Festival.

Hyatt Regency McCormick Place is excited to welcome this new festival to the South Loop!  Attendees can enjoy a discounted rate on Saturday, Sept 26th friends and family coming in to town with the link below. Hyatt is just a quick 15-20 min walk from Northerly Island along the Lakeshore Trail and by Soldier Field. Click here to view an easy walking map.

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3rd Annual Ditka Dash Returns 10.3.15

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The 3rd annual Ditka Dash 5k returns to, where else, Soldier Field on October 3rd, 2015.  All three waves of the Ditka Dash sell out each year, so register early and join thousands of runners and walkers for fun, swag, and all things Ditka.

All participants receive 2 shirts, an official Ditka Dash shirt and finisher medal as well as a mustache and aviator sunglasses to look like Da Coach.  Participants over 21 will also receive a free beer at the Miller Lite Mustache Bash after race party.  Everyone will received coupons for a free Nancy’s Chicago stuffed pizza and a free Italian Beef from Al’s.  View full details on all the race swag here.

Registration is $50 through August 27th and bumps up to $55 after.

As the closest full-service hotel to our partners at Soldier Field, Hyatt Regency McCormick Place is offering our blog readers a discounted rate of  $149 valid on October 2nd and 3rd.  The hotel is just 2.5 blocks from the 18th street bridge that leads directly to Soldier Field. Total walk time is approximately 10-15 minutes, the perfect warm-up, so sleep in and don’t worry about traffic or parking on race day.  Click here for an easy walking map.

We can’t wait to welcome you for DA DASH!

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You’re more than welcome at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place, 2233 South Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60616; +1 312 567 1234

Hyatt Regency McCormick Place Career Opportunities

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Are you looking to make a career move? Do you think you have the Hyatt touch? Hyatt is a great place to work! Don’t believe us?

Ask Crain’s Chicago Business who ranked us 10th in their 2012 Best Places to Work as well as 3rd for Best Workplaces for Women!  Recently, we were recognized by Great Place to Work as one of the World’s Best Multinational Workplaces.

More recently, Hyatt was named to Fortune’s Top 100 Best Companies to Work For List for 2013 and 2014 and ranked 5th in Chicago Tribune’s 2014 Top Workplaces. Check out our current openings to see if you’d be a good fit:

  • Assistant Executive Housekeeper
  • Assistant Food & Beverage Manager
  • Cook 4 – Events (Banquets)
  • Director of Outlets
  • Event Sales Manager
  • Executive Assistant to General Manager
  • Housekeeping Supervisor
  • Overnight Front Office Supervisor
  • Part-time PM Server Assistant (Busser) – Shor Restaurant
  • Part-time PM Server – Shor Restaurant
  • Part-time Server – In Room Dining
  • Room Attendant (Housekeeper)
  • Steward – Events (Banquets)

Click here to view and apply for job openings.

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Madonna Returns to Chicago for One Night Sept 28th

madonna_rebel_heart_tour_dates_2015Pop icon and living legend, Madonna, is back! She continues to reinvent herself year and year and this year is her Rebel Heart Tour coming to Chicago for one night on September 28th.

There are still tickets available on Ticketmaster.

Need a downtown hotel close to the United Center for the show?  Hyatt Regency McCormick Place is just a quick cab or Uber from the United Center and loves to welcome out of town guests or locals who want to make a night of the show in downtown Chicago.  We look forward to welcoming you for this epic concert.

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One Direction Pre-Show Party at Hyatt Regency McCormick Place

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Staying at Hyatt Regency McCormick Place or looking for a place to tailgate when One Direction comes to Chicago this Sunday night?

Join us on “Tailgate Terrace”, M/X Lounge’s outdoor patio, for a One Direction Pre-Show Party!

No tickets, reservations, or entry fee required. This pre-party is completely free! You don’t even have to be a guest of the hotel to attend.  No age limit.  All are welcome!

Just show up to our patio party from 3-6pm for great food and drink specials by M/X Lounge, 1D music on our outdoor speakers,  1D karaoke, trivia, contests, and prizes! Have your phones ready to snap pics, we’ll have life-size cutouts of the band members.  RSVP on Facebook.

Special Tailgate Menu:

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M/X Patio

  • All Beef Hot Dogs $4
  • Ditka Dogs: Polish or Tomato Mozzarella Chicken Sausage $9
  • 1/3 lb Burgers $8
  • Pulled Pork Sandwiches $8
  • Chipotle BBQ Chicken Sandwich with Tangy Coleslaw $8
  • Chicken Caesar Wrap $7
  • Bags of Chips $1
  • Domestic Beer Bottles $6
  • Wine $7
  • Soft drinks $2

1D Fan Zone: Join us in the lobby for the One Direction Fan Zone with Wii games to dance to your favorite 1D songs!  Share your photos to #Hyatt1D, and you might get a surprise from Hyatt.  Stay tuned to our social media channels for more info.  We can’t wait to party with you!

Remember, Soldier Field is just a quick 10-15 minute walk from the hotel and tailgate party, so no shuttle is necessary.  (Plus, any shuttle service would take three times as long due to backed up traffic for the show).  Click here to view the easy walking map from the hotel to Soldier Field.

Hyatt Regency McCormick Place still has rooms available for Aug 23rd.  Blog readers can access our special Social Media Discounted Rate of $109 when you book through the link below.

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TAILGATE PARTY IS WEATHER PERMITTING

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Hyatt Regency McCormick Place VIP Guest of the Day

We love our social media guests and want to show them some appreciation! Every week, we ask our fans who deserves the special treatment and one deserving guest will be rewarded as the VIP Guest of the Day. This will be a follower/fan who has reached out to us through social media and already has a reservation to stay with us.Grand Suite Parlor

This week we are welcoming guests for One Direction at Soldier Field and Les Mills One LIve Event , but you don’t have to be staying with us for this event to be chosen as the VIP Guest of the Day!

The VIP Guest of the Day will be rewarded with the following:

  • Free premium Wi-Fi upgrade
  • Complimentary room category upgrade
  • Welcome amenity

We invite you to “stay social” with us and you may be chosen in the future as our VIP Guest of the Day!

You’re more than welcome at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place, 2233 South Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60616; +1 312 567 1234

Share Your Chicago Air Water Show Photos to #WinHyattAirWater

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Headed to the Chicago Air & Water Show this weekend?  As the largest free show of are surprising people who share photos on Facebook and Twitter.

Take a photo during the 2015 Chicago Air & Water Show, and upload it on Facebook or Twitter using #WinHyattAirWater between Aug 15-20th, 2015, and we might surprise you with something from Hyatt!

We might surprise you with dinner for 2 at one of our restaurants or even a free night’s stay!

There’s still time to book our Air & Water Show Package for this weekend.  Take the hassle out of planning your trip to the Air & Water Show by staying at Hyatt Regency McCormick Place.
Our Package includes:
  • Complimentary shuttle transportation to North Avenue Beach
  • Breakfast for 2 in Shor Restaurant
  • Free self-parking at the hotel ($36/day value)
  • Complimentary premium Wi-Fi access in your guest room ($9.95/day value)

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You’re more than welcome at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place, 2233 South Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60616; +1 312 567 1234

Hyatt Regency McCormick Place Career Opportunities

Hyatt Careers

Are you looking to make a career move? Do you think you have the Hyatt touch? Hyatt is a great place to work! Don’t believe us?

Ask Crain’s Chicago Business who ranked us 10th in their 2012 Best Places to Work as well as 3rd for Best Workplaces for Women!  Recently, we were recognized by Great Place to Work as one of the World’s Best Multinational Workplaces.

More recently, Hyatt was named to Fortune’s Top 100 Best Companies to Work For List for 2013 and 2014 and ranked 5th in Chicago Tribune’s 2014 Top Workplaces. Check out our current openings to see if you’d be a good fit:

  • Assistant Executive Housekeeper
  • Event Sales Manager
  • Executive Assistant to General Manager
  • Housekeeping Supervisor
  • Overnight Front Office Supervisor
  • Part-time Beverage Server Assistant (Busser) – M/X Lounge
  • Part-time PM Server Assistant (Busser) – Shor Restaurant
  • Part-time PM Server – Shor Restaurant
  • Steward – Events (Banquets)

Click here to view and apply for job openings.

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