Looking for a New Year's Eve celebration? Shop local!
Here are 10 suggestions, courtesy of the Geneva Chamber of Commerce.
Celebrate the new year at Niche! There will be two seating times available for the evening. The first seating will begin at 6 p.m. and will offer a four-course meal. The second seating will begin at 8:30 p.m. and offers a six-course meal. It's a perfect way to ring in 2012! Niche Restaurant, 14 South Third St., Geneva, 630-262-1000, nichegeneva.com
Ring in the new year with Fiora's Restaurant! Fiora's cordially invites you to join them for a fabulous evening, rich with a four-course dinner, and fine, unique wines for your enjoyment! Space is limited, as they are already receiving reservations. Fiora's says: "We look forward to seeing you for an unforgettable celebration!"
Fiora’s Restaurant, 317 South Third St., Geneva, 630-262-1317, fioras.com.
Come and welcome 2012 at Hotel Baker! Dinner, drinks, dancing.
Hotel Baker, 100 West Main St., St. Charles, 630-584-2100, hotelbaker.com
Having a party or staying in? Give Josef’s Elegante Meats, Deli & Catering a call. For New Year’s Eve only, Josef’s is offering a beef tenderloin stuffed with two lobster tails. Just heat and eat! Other options are also available.
Josef’s Elegante Meats, Deli & Catering, 716 West State St., Geneva,
Moveable Feast has cooked up a special New Year’s Eve menu. New Year's Eve orders must be placed by 5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 27, and picked up by appointment between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 31. Moveable Feast, 321 Franklin St., Geneva, 630-845-3287, moveablefeastgeneva.com
Enjoy a New Years Day brunch at Oscar Swan Country Inn. A bountiful buffet between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. for $19.95. Kids below 2 years old eat for free. Please call for reservations. Oscar Swan Country Inn, 1800 West State St., Geneva, 630-232-0173, oscarswan.com
What better way to sweep out the old and bring in the New Year? Enjoy a fabulous dinner and holiday cheer at Wildwood on New Year’s Eve in the warmth of our main dining room. Select your favorites from our customary dinner menu, or try Executive Chef Corby’s New Year’s Eve entree specials. Reservations are requested. Seating in the main dining room begins at 5 p.m. and continues through 10:30 p.m. Ask about the entertainment lineup when calling. Wildwood Restaurant & Lounge, 477 South Third St., Geneva, 630-377-8325, wildwoodsteak.com
Ring in the new year with Laurent-Perrier and Atwater’s. Atwater’s will feature Oysters Rockefeller followed by our Hazelnut Encrusted Pan Seared Chilean Sea Bass with Razor Clams or Hudson Valley Foie Gras topped grilled Prime Filet Mignon and Roasted Lobster. Reservations are required. Atwater’s in The Herrington Inn & Spa, 15 South River Lane, Geneva, 630-208-8920, herringtoninn.com
The Upper Club at Villa Verone Ristorante Italiano invites you to join them for live music, dancing and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight.
Villa Verone Ristorante Italiano, 416 Hamilton St., Geneva, 630-232-2201, www.villaverone.net.
This list is not intended to be a complete listing of restaurants offering specials on Dec. 31, merely a sampling. Visit www.genevachamber.com for a complete listing. Please check with individual restaurants for more information!