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Balsan Restaurant

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Located inside of the prestigious Waldorf Astoria, this contemporary rustic-yet-refined American bistro is the perfect backdrop for an intimate evening paired with cognac.

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Ticket for One to Exclusive Cognac Event


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  • Ticket for one to Gilt City exclusive Cognac event at Balsan on July 31, 2013
  • Four-course dinner paired
  • with cocktails made with D’USSÉ Cognac
  • Special presentation by the chef
  • Tax and gratuity
  • select time from drop down below

What we love

  • Balsan’s Executive Chef Herve Cuyeu (a native of Bordeaux) developed his unique style and approach to cooking which draws upon the time-honored traditions of his hometown.
  • D’USSÉ VSOP Cognac features a bouquet of powerful and rich woody aromas that are subtly layered with cinnamon and floral notes.
  • D’USSÉ VSOP Cognac is handcrafted by Maître de Chai, Michel Casavecchia
  • at the Château de Cognac in France – a property with a 200-year legacy of
  • producing unparalleled, handcrafted cognacs.
  • You’ll enjoy four-courses of classic bistro fare ranging from bitter to salty to umami for an unforgettable meal at this hip hotel.
  • Aged for four and a half years or more, D’USSÉ™ Cognac is rich and bold, full of woody and floral notes along with subtle hints of cinnamon and spices.
  • Chef Cuyeu along with the D’USSÉ™ Cognac team will share details on the meal pairings and background on their historical brand.

What to know

  • Redeem on: Wednesday, July 31, 2013
  • This offer is subject to Terms and Conditions
  • This offer is final sale and nonrefundable
  • Must be 21+ to purchase and redeem
  • Names will be provided for ticketing purposes
  • Tax and gratuity are included in the price of this offer
  • This offer is made in accordance with Illinois law, including 235 ILCA 5/6-28. No discount is applicable to alcohol
  • Voucher is redeemable only at the event
  • After the event date, the voucher expires and has no redeemable value


11 East Walton
Chicago, IL 60611

About Waldorf Astoria Chicago

Chic Chicago natives and hotel guests alike flock to the cosmopolitan Balsan hidden inside the sleek Waldorf Astoria hotel for breakfast, power lunches, cocktails and everything in-between. The dining room has been described as chic as the crowd who frequents this modern bistro. With a focus on American favorites built around fresh and locally sourced ingredients, diners can look forward to small plates, raw-bar selections and wood-fired dishes. Start your morning off with their award-winning breakfast sandwich, named as one of the “50 Best Sandwiches of 2012” by Chicago Magazine. Their dinner menu is cleverly divided into categories like “Bitter” (potted eggplant, grilled sourdough and ricotta salta) to “Salt” (prawns with traditional cocktail sauce) to “Crisp” (tarte flambé with spring onions, local bacon and compte) will engage your taste buds.

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