Raising the bar
In 2001 the Four Corners Tavern Group began with a small neighborhood tavern on the north side of Chicago. The company was founded on four basic principles: creative culinary, superior service, unique design and a relaxed atmosphere. Today, Four Corners owns and operates 14 establishments and has partnered with some of the country’s most prominent hospitality entrepreneurs including the Tao Group, Hogsalt Hospitality, Boka Restaurant Group and Heisler Hospitality.
Every Four Corners venue offers elevated food from a variety of local producers as well as hand-crafted cocktails and exceptional craft beers. Culinary Director Ryan Devitt leads a team of experienced chefs who add their own individual flavor to each Four Corners kitchen. The company is also heavily focused on enhancing the customer experience in its establishments through design.
Benchmark pairs great food and drinks with friendly service and strives to provide our customers with a powerful experience each time they visit. Our Benchmark concept is the perfect fit for the Old Town area in Chicago. The Benchmark menu includes some new and creative items as well as updated twists on familiar menu favorites. With 46 TV’s Benchmark is the perfect place to catch a game with old friends or make some new ones. The highlight of the venue is the first of its kind, fully retractable roof covering most of the 2nd floor. It’s Chicago’s first convertible beer garden.
Located in the Southport corridor, Schoolyard Tavern & Grill is a neighborhood bar perfect for a reserved party or watching Illini and Golden Eagle sporting events. Schoolyard lives by the philosophy of its Four Corners Tavern Group sister bars – that great food and drink paired with friendly, attentive and a wholly unpretentious staff will result in a very positive and unique experience for its guests. Nineteen Plasma TVs and a number of great specials provide the perfect place for avid sports fans to roost for most every major sporting event.
WestEnd has everything that you need from your neighborhood bar. The impressive 5000 square feet space features a U-shaped bar surrounded by side-by-side high top tables, and snug low seating leather booths. The venue has a private room separated from the main bar by a pair of custom wooden sliding doors and an upper deck lounge with a full bar. And last, but not least there are 33 Plasma TV’s and a state of the art Sound system.
Kirkwood shares all of the same guiding principles as its sister bars; all of our taverns adhere to the philosophy that great food and a great food selection coupled with a friendly, attentive and a wholly unpretentious staff will result in a positive and powerful relationship with our neighbors and the neighborhoods within. Also similar to its sister bars, the Kirkwood attends to all age groups throughout our business day; and we are family-friendly.
Gaslight Bar & Grille is a neighborhood bar that features creative culinary, great drinks, outstanding service and an amazing patio! Whether you’re a former regular, or someone coming in for the first time, come check out the newly renovated indoor and outdoor space with pop art, games and plasma TVs on every wall for all your sports viewing needs!
Sidebar is located in the heart of Chicago’s law office district in the Loop and has more than 40 domestic and import beers and an impressive selection of “by the glass” wines. The Sidebar Grille menu can best be described as “Contemporary American” and is perfect for the downtown lunch, cocktails after work, or dinner before the show. Sports fans can also enjoy their favorite teams play on any of our 14 large plasma TVs.
Ranalli’s, the longstanding neighborhood pizza joint in Lincoln Park, offers guests classic and fresh pizzas, Italian-focused fare, and a varied beverage program in a comfortable and communal setting. True to the Four Corners’ brand, Ranalli’s is committed to serving and involving its unique neighborhood in the design and offerings of the space, including locally driven programming and culinary events throughout the year.
Highline / Hi-Point
Highline is a staple for lunches and happy hours throughout the week. Featuring over 24 TVs and a state-of-the-art sound system, Highline is also an exceptional place to watch all the big games. Hi-Point is a game lounge that features a variety of fun and engaging arcade games for guests. he space provides game-enthusiasts and entertainment-seekers with a dynamic experience blended with an elevated bar scene that Highline Bar + Lounge offers.
Fremont, located in the heart of River North, will take you from an eclectic dining experience into elevated nightlife. Whether you’re in the dining room or at the bar, this multi-level lounge exudes an energy level that is both exhilarating and inviting. Fremont offers progressive American cuisine and a diverse selection of craft beers, cocktails and wine in a stylish venue.
SteakBar is changing things up for Chicago’s steak scene. From updated takes on traditional steak classics to inventive steak-inspired bites, the menu has a little bit of everything. Located in Chicago’s Old Town neighborhood, the multi-level space features a grand spiral staircase from lower-level to top, floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking Wells Street and a flair for musical touches and moody hues throughout. This one-of-a-kind casual day-to-night experience is the first-ever, joint venture between prolific hospitality groups, Four Corners Tavern Group and Hogsalt Hospitality.
Federales, the second joint venture from Four Corners Tavern Group and Hogsalt, offers Chicagoans a unique tequila and tacos experience in the West Loop. Slow-smoked meats serve as the centerpiece of the family style menu, which boasts barbacoa-style tacos and an authentic drink menu made up of Mexican beers and house-made margaritas. Located at 180 N. Morgan St., the space features a fully retractable roof and expansive beer garden, channeling the laid-back, vibrant feel of Mexico and its road-side taco joints.
At 20 East, creative menus featuring quality-driven and modern takes on American fare are served with playful, inventive presentation and flavor. The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner offering salads, sandwiches, large plates, sides, and specials. Additionally, the bar serves craft beers, wines, and culinary cocktails that pair perfectly with the cuisine.
Located next door to historic Wrigley Field at the Park at Wrigley, the Budweiser Brickhouse Tavern offers an elevated dining experience with four expansive bars, two outdoor terraces and stunning views of historic Wrigley Field and the Chicago skyline.
Porter Kitchen & Deck
Located in the new 54-story skyscraper on the edge of the Chicago River, PORTER Kitchen & Deck features classic American cuisine in an elegant and relaxed setting. The expansive lunch, dinner and bar selections include mouth-watering entrées, fresh seafood, salads and sandwiches ― including some of Four Corners signature favorites. Additionally, the bar serves craft beers, wines and classic cocktails that pair perfectly with the cuisine.