Hospitality Consulting Services & Solutions

Event Consulting & Services


Event Consulting

Toque & Bottle Advisory works with special event managers and producers to improve the food and beverage program and overall attendee experience. We design unique tasting and service strategies to meet the precise needs of each client and strive to captivate VIP audiences by showcasing of memorable dining experiences. Our turnkey event services are listed below and include the direct oversight of the planning, budgeting, marketing, and operations of events from beginning to end.

Chef-driven Tasting Experiences

TBA specializes in chef and mixologist driven tasting experiences for high profile clients including Choose Chicago, Chicago Auto Show, and the National Restaurant Association Show.

Key Event Deliverables

Planning & Development

Creative & Marketing

On-site Logistics



First Bites Bash

Client: Choose Chicago
Years Active: 2012 - Present
Event Attendance: ~1,800

First Bites Bash is the official kick-off event to Chicago Restaurant Week. 


First Look for Charity

Client: Chicago Automobile Trade Association / Chicago Auto Show
Years Active: 2008 - Present
Event Attendance: ~10,000

First Look for Charity is Chicago Auto Show’s benevolent black-tie event and among Chicago’s biggest single-day charity efforts. The affair serves as an exclusive preview of the nation’s largest auto show featuring over 1,000 new vehicles – many on display for the first time anywhere. With access to small bites and tastings from Chicago’s top restaurants and beverage companies, guests experience an evening of opulence not present during the general public portion of the Chicago Auto Show.  


BAR at National Restaurant Association Show

Client: National Restaurant Association / The Restaurant Show
Years Active: 2009 - Present
Event Attendance: ~ 4,000

National Restaurant Association IWSB Event’s featured restaurant and beverage tasting program.



National Restaurant Association Show Star of the Bar

Client: National Restaurant Association / The Restaurant Show
Years Active: 2010 - Present
Event Attendance: ~ 4,000

National Restaurant Association’s annual mixology competition



National Restaurant Association Show Block Party

Client: National Restaurant Association / The Restaurant Show, 2012 - 2018
Event Attendance: ~4,000

Networking event for The Restaurant Show exhibitors and attendees