Gene & Georgetti celebrates 75 years in 2016, as Chicago’s original steakhouse

ROSEMONT (June 2016) – Gene & Georgetti Rosemont (9421 W. Higgins Rd, Rosemont, IL, 60018) continues to host Happy Hour with the Prime Time Bar Menu, available Monday – Friday from 4 – 6 p.m. Kick off the summer season with a classic cocktail, or fine wine and spirits, on the beautiful new outdoor patio.

Guests are invited to enjoy the Prime Time Bar Menu, as well as their menu of classic cocktails, spirits and fine wines, in the warm atmosphere of the Bar at Gene & Georgetti. Menu items include: a Filet Béarnaise, 4 oz. Filet mignon with steamed asparagus and sauce béarnaise; Prime Rib Sandwich, thin slices of prime rib, served with braised cabbage and horseradish cream; Chicken Salad Pita, chilled diced poached chicken combined with vegetables, served in a pita pocket; Tuna Salad Pita, homemade ahi tuna salad blended with celery and red onion, served in a pita pocket; Fried Calamari; Mussels and Fries; Shrimp Cocktail; Mac and Cheese, orecchiette baked in a creamy cheese sauce, topped with chive-cheddar bread crumbs; and Cottage Fries with Melted Blue Cheese, house specialty fries, topped with black river blue cheese crumbles.

Rosemont also continues to stand out from the rest because of their weekly entertainment, featuring special musical guests throughout the month of June, every Saturday night from 6 – 10 p.m. The June lineup of performers include:

Abigail Riccards, June 4: Abigail has become a force to be reckoned with in the jazz community for her effortless swing, heartbreaking tone and personalized approach to lyrics. Performing in Chicago since 2011, Abigail has quickly established herself as one of the rising vocalists on the scene having performed at many of the city’s jazz clubs with some of the city’s most respected musicians. She has also headlined renowned venues such as the Green Mill, the Jazz Showcase, Katerina’s and Andy’s Jazz Club.

Andrew Blendermann, June 11: Andrew’s repertoire spans over 2,000 songs. He is also involved in theater and accompanies almost every major audition in Chicago. As a vocalist, Andrew has also directed several a cappella groups and is currently singing with Chicago Voice Exchange, three time winners of the Chicago Harmony Sweepstakes.

Gino De Luca, June 18: A musician, singer, cabaret artist and music educator in the dual Chicago-Milwaukee metropolitan area, Gino De Luca is a man of many talents. As a performer, he specializes in piano and singing pop music from the 1910s to the present, along with a selection of jazz standards, Broadway musical selections, music of singer-songwriters and more.

Joel Barry, June 25: A familiar face to TV audiences for his appearances in commercials for Walton Carpets and Canfields Pop in the 80’s and 90’s , Joel has become one of Chicago’s most dynamic and versatile entertainers. Joel blends classic sounds of Jazz and popular America music and will surprise listeners with operatic arias and Italian love songs. With the ability to sing in five different languages, Joel is a must see.

For more details or to make a reservation, please call Gene & Georgetti Rosemont at (847) 653-3300 or visit

About Gene & Georgetti Rosemont

Gene & Georgetti is Chicago’s first and finest steakhouse for 75 years. Opened in summer 2015, Rosemont marks the first expansion for the family owned and operated business, maintaining the tradition, consistency, and reputation for quality that has defined Gene & Georgetti since 1941.

The menu by Executive Chef Luis Quiroz features prime steaks and Italian fare with a world-class wine list.  In addition to the main dining room, three private dining rooms hold groups from 10 – 125 people. The Bar at Gene & Georgetti Rosemont features lounge and traditional seating, including an outdoor patio, and features a lighter fare menu and signature cocktails.  The Estate by Gene & Georgetti is the adjacent private events and wedding venue, elegantly designed by Erin McDonald.

The team behind the Rosemont expansion includes proprietors Marion and Tony Durpetti, and Managing Partner Richard Ciota. Tony and Marion’s daughter, Michelle Durpetti brings her expertise of private, corporate and wedding planning and production to her role as Managing Partner and marketing and special events manager. Both Ciota and Durpetti are proud to represent the third generation, inspired by founder Gene Michelotti; great uncle to Ciota and grandfather to Durpetti.

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