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January - December, 2017

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January 2018

January 2
First Day Open for 2018
Suzette's Boulangerie & Patisserie opens at 7:00 am
Suzette's Creperie opens at 11:00 am for lunch & 5:00 pm for dinner
Closed Mondays.
 

Live Jazz with Carmen Stokes Every Friday Evening Through Spring

6:00-9:00 pm

Live Jazz at Suzette's! Carmen Stokes, Jazz Pianist, Performs
We are thrilled to announce that Jazz Pianist Carmen Stokes will be playing at Suzette's every Friday evening, from 6:00-9:00 pm until Spring.

About Carmen: From Classic to Jazz training, Carmen incorporates jazz, gospel, blues, funk, classical and Latin forms into her music. Performing internationally and nationally, she has graced the stage with legendary artist including Dizzy Gillespie, Herbie Hancock, Prince and countless others. Ramsey Lewis contacted Carmen to perform his songs at the Chicago Jazz Awards. Her tribute to Lewis commanded a standing ovation and a glowing review from Howard Reich, arts critic for the Chicago Tribune.

Live Jazz with Matt Peterson Every Saturday Evening Through Spring

6:00-9:00 pm

Live Jazz at Suzette's! Matt Peterson Performs
From Debussy to Gershwin, Matt's piano styling is comfortable. Join us on Saturday evenings (except Jan. 21) from 6:00-9:00 pm until Spring for a relaxed dinner, delicious wine and great music. . . a complete evening for all the senses.

About Matt:
Matt Peterson is a classical and jazz pianist from Seattle, WA. He has performed around the country as a soloist and in a variety of groups. His accolades include being the overall winner of the Wheaton College Ben Heppner Concerto Competition with Gershwin’s Concerto in F, and being an invited performer to the Monterey Jazz Festival with his quartet. He has also performed with the Disneyland All-American College Band at the Disneyland parks in Anaheim, California, and currently works as the in-house accompanist for the Joffrey Ballet in Chicago. He holds a Masters degree in jazz studies from the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University and a Bachelors degree in Classical Piano and Music Composition from Wheaton College. Matt is also a composer of concert works as well as works for film, theatre, and Internet productions. At Suzette’s, Matt plays a mix of French classical music, jazz, Edith Piaf, and Jacques Brel, and takes requests.

February

Live Jazz with Carmen Stokes Every Friday Evening in February

6:00-9:00 pm

Live Jazz at Suzette's! Carmen Stokes, Jazz Pianist, Performs
We are thrilled to announce that Jazz Pianist Carmen Stokes will be playing at Suzette's every Friday evening, from 6:00-9:00 pm. More about Carmen.

Live Jazz with Matt Peterson Every Saturday Evening in February

6:00-9:00 pm

Live Jazz at Suzette's! Matt Peterson Performs
From Debussy to Gershwin, Matt's piano styling is comfortable. Join us on Saturday evening from 6:00-9:00 pm until Spring for a relaxed dinner, delicious wine and great music. . . a complete evening for all the senses. More about Matt.

February 6-13
Join Us for Mardi Gras — Suzette's Style!
February 14–17
A Touch of Romance: There's No Place Like Suzette's for Valentine's Day!

Voted as one of the most Romantic Restaurants in Chicago, Suzette's has created a special Valentine's menu. Our intimate atmosphere, along with delicious cuisine and award-winning wine list, will create an affair to remember.

We have also created beautiful sweets to give to someone even sweeter. Surprise her (or him!) with a selection from our bakery.

February 14–17 Special Menu
Enjoy Valentine's Day in style at Suzette's. We will be offering our romantic 4-course Valentine's Day menu: Appetizer, Soup or Salad, Entrée and Dessert for $60 plus tax and gratuity. Relax and enjoy time with your special someone. See the menu on our DuJour page >
Reservations Highly Recommended

Bordeaux Wine Class:
Thursday, February 15
Appropriately, we will be featuring the king of wines during this Valentine’s Day Week. Whites, Reds and Sauterne will be featured in this class. And yes, there will be a food menu, fit for a king. Cost: $100 per person

Register Now >

6:00 pm
   
   Be My Valentine
   Give your sweetie some sweets this Valentine's Day. Check out our chocolate treats at the Patisserie!

February 14-March 31

Join us during lent for fish specials that will delight! This special menu will be available February 19-March 31.

March

Live Jazz with Carmen Stokes Every Friday Evening in March

6:00-9:00 pm

Live Jazz at Suzette's! Carmen Stokes, Jazz Pianist, Performs
We are thrilled to announce that Jazz Pianist Carmen Stokes will be playing at Suzette's every Friday evening, from 6:00-9:00 pm. More about Carmen.

Live Jazz with Matt Peterson Every Saturday Evening in March

6:00-9:00 pm

Live Jazz at Suzette's! Matt Peterson Performs
From Debussy to Gershwin, Matt's piano styling is comfortable. Join us on Saturday evening from 6:00-9:00 pm until Spring for a relaxed dinner, delicious wine and great music. . . a complete evening for all the senses. More about Matt.

 

March 15

Judgement in Paris, I mean Wheaton Wine Class:
Thursday, March 15
Let's re-live the famous 1976 "Judgement in Paris," where top wines from France and California were rated in a "blind" tasting by the French wine tasting Elite! $95 per person.

Register Now >

6:00 pm
 

February 14-March 31

Join us during lent for fish specials that will delight! This special menu will be available February 19-March 31.

   
March 17

Happy St. Patrick's Day!
Suzette's is celebrating French Style with a special St. Patrick's Day Menu, available March 17:
 
Reuben Soup
A Sandwich in a Soup
Potato & Leek Soup with Corned Beef, Sauerkraut, Swiss Cheese & Rye Croutons 

St. Patrick's Day en Croute
Corned Beef, Creamed Cabbage & Irish Whiskey Glazed Carrots wrapped in Puff Pastry and served with Dijon Mustard Bechamel Sauce and a side of Colcannon.

Bangers & Mash
Irish Sausage, Colcannon, Whiskey Glazed Carrots with Peas and Brown Onion Gravy...errr Sauce!
 
Added to the Breakfast & Lunch Menu:
Corned Beef Hash & Eggs
 
Suzette's Bar:
Enjoy some smooth Irish Whiskey on the rocks or served as a Nutty Irishman or Paddy Manhattan. After dinner an Irish Coffee is always nice.
 
Check out our Bakery!
Lots of wearin' of the green there! 
Guinness Chocolate Cake Slices
Irish decorated Cookies
Shortbread 
Irish Soda Bread
Blarney Bars
Leprechaun Chocolate Cake Hats
Pistachio Lime Bread Pudding with Whiskey Creme
Strawberry Daiquiri Pound Cake

 
 
April

Live Jazz with Carmen Stokes Every Friday Evening in April

6:00-9:00 pm

Live Jazz at Suzette's! Carmen Stokes, Jazz Pianist, Performs
We are thrilled to announce that Jazz Pianist Carmen Stokes will be playing at Suzette's every Friday evening, from 6:30-9:30 pm. More about Carmen.

Live Jazz with Matt Peterson Every Saturday Evening in April

6:00-9:00 pm

Live Jazz at Suzette's! Matt Peterson Performs
From Debussy to Gershwin, Matt's piano styling is comfortable. Join us on Saturday evening from 6:00-9:00 pm until Spring for a relaxed dinner, delicious wine and great music. . . a complete evening for all the senses. More about Matt.

   
April 1  

Easter Brunch
Happy Spring! Happy Easter!

Springtime Buffet (subject to change)
Ginger Carrot Soup Southwestern Vegetable Chowder
Deviled Eggs Pate' French Cheese
Broccoli and Grape Salad Poached Salmon with Dill
Fruit Salad French Potato Salad Roasted Spring Vegetable Pasta Salad
Poached Asparagus with Hazelnut Vinaigrette

Quiche
Broccoli Cheddar — Spinach — Bacon Swiss

Omelet & Crepe Station
Ham & Cheese — Fine Herbs — Caramelized Onion & Mushroom

Brown Sugar & Dijon Crusted Bone-In Ham
Beef Tenderloin with Horseradish Sauce
Tilapia with Green Curry and Jasmine Rice
Suzette’s Homemade Fried Chicken
Lyonnaise Potatoes Macaroni & Cheese
French Haricot Verts Orange Glazed Carrots
and more …

Dessert Buffet
Assorted Sweets created by Suzette’s Pastry Chefs
Fresh Strawberries with Brown Sugar and Crème Fraiche

Assorted Rolls & Bread with European Style Butter

Please Make Reservations: Call (630) 462-0898 or Make Reservations Online.

10:00 am-4:00 pm
 

April 12

April in Paris, French Bistro Wines Class:
Thursday, April 12
What's HOT right now on the Paris Bistro Wine scene? You'll see when we taste some of the current faves being poured at top Paris Bistros. $85 per person.

Register Now >

6:00 pm
 
April 14

First Day at Wheaton French Market
It's finally that time of year...time for outdoor markets! We are excited to be attending two markets this year: the Wheaton French Market, starting April 14, from 8:00 am-2:00 pm and the Western Springs Market (TBD). Come out and see Suzette's in the fresh, warmer air, and stock up on your baked goods, treats and more!

8:00 am-2:00 pm
   
May

May 13

Happy Mother's Day
Join us for our fabulous Mother's Day Buffet!
Please check back, or call us, for menu details.

 

Please Make Reservations: Call (630) 462-0898 or Make Reservations Online.

 
May 18
6:30-9:30 pm

Vintage Rides
Every Friday night through the end of August the Downtown Wheaton Association (DWA) hosts Vintage Rides. Come out and enjoy these metal masterpieces while indulgining in French cuisine and our Friday night jazz!

Please Make Reservations: Call (630) 462-0898 or Make Reservations Online.

 
June

   
Starting June (TBD):  

Jazz Returns to the Patio Friday Nights!
Join us Friday nights under the stars for jazz at Suzette's!

Please note: Jazz will be performed Friday nights in June, as weather allows, and throughout the summer on our patio for your al fresco dining enjoyment! Come out and see these talented musicians peform while enjoying fine cuisine and the wonderful company of friends and family. We hope to see you there!

  • Special guests: to be determined
6:00-9:00 pm

June 3 and every Saturday throughout Summer:  

Judy Roberts and Greg Fishman Perform Jazz Classics

6:00-9:00 pm

The legendary, Judy Roberts, is coming to the Western Suburbs and Suzette’s is the place. This is a profoundly incredible opportunity for the Western Suburbs to hear this member of the original London House Trio. The London House, back when jazz was hot in Chicago, and that was the place to be. She will also be accompanied by Greg Fishman, on saxophone and flute.

JUDY ROBERTS:
Though known by the Chicago Tribune as “Chicago’s Favorite Jazz Woman”, Judy is recognized worldwide for her jazz performances. From her multiple Grammy nominations to international jazz festivals from Singapore to Holland to Monterey, California and Newport Beach, Chicago’s London House will always be her flagship. Every musician and every person who loves music; no matter what genre, needs to experience the music of Judy Roberts. There is no one else like her!

GREG FISHMAN:
Greg is a star in his own right, performing with Woody Hermann’s Big Band and countless other well- known performers as well as personally acclaimed both nationally and internationally as an artist and teacher. He has multiple recordings, is author to numerous publications and is teacher and mentor to many of the young musicians emerging on the music scene today. Greg is one of the foremost experts on the music of Stan Getz.

   
June 17  

Happy Father's Day
Join us for Father's Day. There will be no buffet, but we will have special menu items.

Live Jazz with Judy Roberts and Greg Fishman Every Saturday Evening through the end of the summer!

6:00-9:00 pm
   Plan Your Event at Suzette's
   A small intimate affair for 2 to 60. Contact us to plan your special event.
July

Please note: Jazz will be performed Friday nights in July, as weather allows, and throughout the summer on our patio for your al fresco dining enjoyment! Come out and see these talented musicians peform while enjoying fine cuisine and the wonderful company of friends and family. We hope to see you there!

  • July 14 - Bastille Day
    A Grand French Picnic
    And so much more!!!
  • Stay tuned for updates on our summertime special musical guests

6:00-9:00 pm

Live Jazz with Judy Roberts and Greg Fishman Every Saturday Evening through the end of the summer!

6:00-9:00 pm

The legendary, Judy Roberts, is coming to the Western Suburbs and Suzette’s is the place. This is a profoundly incredible opportunity for the Western Suburbs to hear this member of the original London House Trio. The London House, back when jazz was hot in Chicago, and that was the place to be. She will also be accompanied by Greg Fishman, on saxophone and flute.

JUDY ROBERTS:
Though known by the Chicago Tribune as “Chicago’s Favorite Jazz Woman”, Judy is recognized worldwide for her jazz performances. From her multiple Grammy nominations to international jazz festivals from Singapore to Holland to Monterey, California and Newport Beach, Chicago’s London House will always be her flagship. Every musician and every person who loves music; no matter what genre, needs to experience the music of Judy Roberts. There is no one else like her!

GREG FISHMAN:
Greg is a star in his own right, performing with Woody Hermann’s Big Band and countless other well- known performers as well as personally acclaimed both nationally and internationally as an artist and teacher. He has multiple recordings, is author to numerous publications and is teacher and mentor to many of the young musicians emerging on the music scene today. Greg is one of the foremost experts on the music of Stan Getz.

 

Vintage Rides
Every Friday night throughout the summer the Downtown Wheaton Association (DWA) hosts Vintage Rides. Come out and enjoy these metal masterpieces while indulgining in French cuisine and our Friday night jazz!

Please Make Reservations: Call (630) 462-0898 or Make Reservations Online.

6:30-9:30 pm
July 4

The Famous Wheaton 4th of July Parade
We will be closed for the holiday. The parade begins at 12:00 pm. Enjoy the parade, and Happy Independence Day!

Restaurant:
closed

July 14

Our 18th Anniversary and Bastille Day Jazz Festival!

Join us for our annual Grand French Picnic.

The fun starts at 4 pm, Saturday, July 14 and carries on until 9 pm. Judy Roberts, Greg Fishman and Nick Schneider will be filling our patio with music, and back again is Robin Lukas keyboard and chanteuse. Our grill will be out and filled with great food, our refreshing Summer Solstice cocktail is just what you need for a warm summer night. Also back by popular demand will be our very own Suzette's Can-Can girls. It's a party you don't want to miss.

$35 per person
Beverages, Tax & Gratuity not included.

Our regular menu will not be served this evening.

OUR SPECIAL GRAND FRENCH PICNIC MENU IS AWESOME!
FROM SALADS TO DESSERT YOU ARE GOING TO BE SAYING OH LA LA ....

  • Chickpea Provencal French Potato Salad
  • Roasted Beets with Walnuts and Blue Cheese
  • Tuna Nicoise
  • Pasta Primavera
  • Fruit Salad
  • Slices of Watermelon
  • Mozzarella, Tomato and Basil
  • Cheese & Charcuterie Plate
  • House Marinated Olives
  • and this is just the start ...

Are you ready for more?!
CHEF LUIS AND CHEF LUCY WILL BE MANNING THE GRILL, FEATURING:

  • Grilled Sausages with Caramelized Onions
  • Grilled Shrimp Street Tacos
  • Mussels with Mint and Curry Sauce
  • Suzette's Famous Pommes Frites
  • Sliders—like Suzette's can only do!

Who knows what else you will find on our grill!

AND FOR DESSERT...

  • Beignets
  • French Themed Cookies
  • And, of course, our 18th Anniversary Cake!

AND THERE IS MORE ...
Not only do we have our refreshing Summer Solstice cocktail but our Summer Wine List is complete with Sparkling Wines including a delicious Sparkling Rose', cold dry whites and slightly chilled light bodied reds all good for a warm summer evening and our picnic fare. With or without alcohol, we will make sure your thirst is quenched.

So please say Oui! and join the fun.
From our Suzette's Can-Can girls to every Suzette's staff member we look forward to you joining us on Saturday evening, July 14. If the rain clouds show up, no worries, the party goes on inside.

Follow us on Instagram. We will be posting all evening #SuzettesCreperie

Reservations recommended for this popular event! Make reservations here or via phone: 630.462.0898.

 

 

August

   Don't Forget
   Suzette's has a great outdoor patio.

Please note: Jazz will be performed Friday nights in August, as weather allows, and throughout the summer on our patio for your al fresco dining enjoyment! Come out and see these talented musicians peform while enjoying fine cuisine and the wonderful company of friends and family. We hope to see you there!

  • Stay tuned for updates on our summertime special musical guests

6:00-9:00 pm

Live Jazz with Judy Roberts and Greg Fishman Every Saturday Evening through the end of the summer!

6:00-9:00 pm

The legendary, Judy Roberts, is coming to the Western Suburbs and Suzette’s is the place. This is a profoundly incredible opportunity for the Western Suburbs to hear this member of the original London House Trio. The London House, back when jazz was hot in Chicago, and that was the place to be. She will also be accompanied by Greg Fishman, on saxophone and flute.

JUDY ROBERTS:
Though known by the Chicago Tribune as “Chicago’s Favorite Jazz Woman”, Judy is recognized worldwide for her jazz performances. From her multiple Grammy nominations to international jazz festivals from Singapore to Holland to Monterey, California and Newport Beach, Chicago’s London House will always be her flagship. Every musician and every person who loves music; no matter what genre, needs to experience the music of Judy Roberts. There is no one else like her!

GREG FISHMAN:
Greg is a star in his own right, performing with Woody Hermann’s Big Band and countless other well-known performers as well as personally acclaimed both nationally and internationally as an artist and teacher. He has multiple recordings, is author to numerous publications and is teacher and mentor to many of the young musicians emerging on the music scene today. Greg is one of the foremost experts on the music of Stan Getz.

 

Vintage Rides
Every Friday night through the end of August the Downtown Wheaton Association (DWA) hosts Vintage Rides. Come out and enjoy these metal masterpieces while indulgining in French cuisine and our Friday night jazz!

Please Make Reservations: Call (630) 462-0898 or Make Reservations Online.

6:30-9:30 pm
August (TBD)  
Andy Meacham Trio with Baritone Crooner, Mark Demmin, Perform Jazz at Suzette's

6:00-9:00 pm

August (TBD)  
The Nite Hawks Perform Jazz at Suzette's

6:00-9:00 pm

Jazz at Suzette's
August (TBD)  
Andy Meacham Trio with Baritone Crooner, Mark Demmin, Perform Jazz at Suzette's

6:00-9:00 pm

September

Come out and see these talented musicians peform while enjoying fine cuisine and the wonderful company of friends and family. We hope to see you there!

6:00-9:00 pm

September (TBD)  
Andy Meacham Trio with Baritone Crooner, Mark Demmin, Perform Jazz at Suzette's

6:00-9:00 pm

September (TBD)  
The Nite Hawks Perform Jazz at Suzette's

6:00-9:00 pm

Jazz at Suzette's
September (TBD)  
Andy Meacham Trio with Baritone Crooner, Mark Demmin, Perform Jazz at Suzette's

6:00-9:00 pm

Jazz at Suzette's
September (TBD)  
The Nite Hawks Perform Jazz at Suzette's

6:00-9:00 pm

 
   Back to School
   Celebrate the kids going back to school. Enjoy a leisurely lunch!
October

 

TBD

 
November

Live Jazz with Carmen Stokes Every Friday Evening: Dates TBD

6:30-9:30 pm
Date TBD

Carmen Stokes Returns to Suzette's!
She will play Friday evenings at Suzette's starting Nov. 4th.

6:30 - 9:30 pm
November (TBD)

Meals on Wheels Celebrity Brunch
Drury Lane, Oak Brook

10:45 am - 3:00 pm
November 17  

The Beaujolais Nouveau Release. Event details TBD.

The Beaujolais Nouveau is a great wine for Thanksgiving. We will be serving the Nouveau as long as the supply lasts so come in and have a taste.

 
   ORDER NOW!
   Place your Thanksgiving side dish and delectable sweets order. Click here for the menu.
November 22
Happy Thanksgiving
Closed
November 23 (thru December 31)

Christmas Tea Begins!
$31.50 per person; children ages 9 and younger: $14.50. Countess Tea (includes one glass of Champagne): $41.50; Grand Dame Tea (includes two glasses of Champagne): $51.50.
Tax and Gratuity not included.

Celebrate the Holidays with your family, work colleagues and best friends at our three-course Christmas Tea. The third course is our scrumptious Sweets Buffet with Christmas Cookies, Candies and Cakes: Oh my!
Ends December 31

Monday - Saturday: 2:30 pm
Sunday: 1:00 pm
   Christmas Light Parade: November 24
   Downtown Wheaton at 6:00 pm
December

  Talk to us about your party needs both sweet & savory. We would love to help you with your
   Holiday events. Place your Christmas cookies, candy & cake orders. Click here to view the selection.
December 19
Christmas Cookie Orders
This is the last day to order your Christmas cookies! We will try
to keep our shelves filled for last minute sweet treat gifts.
December 24 - 25
Merry Christmas!
Closed
December 30

Pre-New Year's Eve Champagne Dinner

Details to come.

Space is limited: Reservations required: 630.462.0898 or Online.

6:00 - 9:00 pm
December 31
New Year's Eve
We will be closed.

Wine Dinners, Guest Chefs and many other events will be planned throughout the year. Please call us and we will give you an event update. Prices and dates subject to change without notice.

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