InterContinental Chicago

An Oasis of Style and Comfort

The InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile is a place where old-world style meets modern convenience. Enjoy a relaxing and rejuvenating stay enhanced by exceptional service. Take a dip in our ornate hotel pool. Stay connected in our 24-hour business center. Grab a quick workout in our state-of-the-art fitness center spanning three levels. Book your next stay at our luxury hotel and delight in a host of amenities.

  • Spa and Health Club
  • Indoor, heated Junior Olympic swimming pool
  • Three distinct restaurants and lounges
  • 24-hour business center
  • FedEx Office Print & Ship Center in lobby (24-hour guest key card access)
  • Agraria luxury bath amenities
  • Concierge service
  • Dog-friendly accommodations
  • In-room dining
  • Safety-deposit box
  • Valet parking ($67 fee)
  • Vehicle charging stations (free to guests)
  • Dry cleaning / laundry service
  • Gift shop
  • Currency exchange
  • Incoming package rates for the hotel are as follows: 5-10lbs $5USD 11-21lbs $10USD 22-41lbs $25USD 42lbs & over $75USD Exhibits & AV Cases $50USD Pallets & Skids $250USD (Handling $100USD Storage $15USD per day)
  • WiFi packages available (fee)





InterContinental Chicago

505 N Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60611

Hotel Information

Room Block: TW8
Reservation Phone:
800-628-2112 or

Check In: 3:00pm
Check Out: 12:00am
Room Rate:
$245 per night - Grand Tower
$265 per night - Executive Tower
All guestroom rates are subject to applicable state and local taxes.

Hotel Cut-off Date: April 11, 2016

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CFESA Members: $700
Non-CFESA Members: $800
CFESA Member Spouses: $400
Non-CFESA Member Spouses: $500
Registration Cut-off Date: April 18, 2016

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Normal High: 72°
Normal Low: 53°

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Spring 2016 Conference Attendees
3Wire Joe Johnson
3Wire Ron Bateman
A R Repairs Baker's Kneads Inc  Anthony Rapanotti
A R Repairs Baker's Kneads Inc Matt Rapanotti
A.I.S.-Appliance Installation & Service wayne stoutner
A.I.S.-Appliance Installation & Service Mike Kilpatrick
A.J Antunes & Co Joe Carone
A.J Antunes & Co Michael DeBoni
A.J Antunes & Co Dennis Wendt
Absolute Restaurant Service Gregory McLaughlin
AccuTemp Products, Inc Donald Peaks
Action Restaurant Services Jim McVeigh
Advanced Mechanical Plus Kyle Wiechart
Advanced Mechanical Plus Chad Lamb
AIS Commercial Parts and Service Alecia Evans
AIS Commercial Parts and Service Matt Evans
AIS Commercial Parts and Service Aaron Sebree
AIS Commercial Parts and Service Evan Crofford
AIS Commercial Parts and Service Jared Moyer
AIS Commercial Parts and Service Randy Gray
AIS Commercial Parts and Service Cindy Gray
AllPoints David Bernstein
AllPoints Jim Stafstrom
Alpro Service Company Glenn Sherman
Alto-Shaam  Michael Jones
American Kitchen Machinery Cookie Mahon
American Kitchen Machinery Josh Taylor
Armstrong Repair Center Roy Armstrong
ATECH, Inc.  Mark LeBerte
Bettcher Industries Jeff Kronewitter
Bettcher Industries Candy Kronewitter
Bildon Parts & Service, Inc. John Swanson
BrassCraft  Anthony Achatz
Bromley Parts & Service Diane Mansfield
Bromley Parts & Service Beth Shaw
Caspers Service Company  Toby Sullivan
Choquette-CKS Jonathan Dubeau
Choquette-CKS Stephanie Dubeau
Choquette-CKS Jonathan Cassivi
Clark Service Group Glenn Clark CFSP
Clark Service Group Glenn Clark III CFSP
Clark Service Group Jeff Martin
Clark Service Group John Albring
Clark Service Group Rob Dunwody
Clark Service Group Rich Hollenbaugh
Cobblestone Christopher Heina
Coker Service, Inc. TJ Coker
Coker Service, Inc. Debbi Lewandowski
Commercial Appliance Parts & Service Inc. Tina M Reese
Commercial Kitchen Parts & Service Brock W. Coleman
Commercial Kitchen Parts & Service David Duckworth
Commercial Kitchen Services John S. Guettlar
Commercial Kitchen Services Delores Guettler
Commercial Parts & Service  Steve Sliter
Commercial Parts & Service Jeff Sliter
Commercial Parts & Service Mike Weckbach
CSI Commercial Services Inc. Howard Helgenberg
Dan Cone Group Dan Cone
Dan Cone Group Travis Cone
Data-Basics Inc. Arthur Divell
Davisware, Inc. Jennifer Davis
Davisware, Inc. Carl Hornsby
Davisware, Inc. Cheryl Hansen
Davisware, Inc. Kim Stowell
Day & Night / All Service Rick Sher
Duffy's Equipment Services Patrick Duffy
Duffy's Equipment Services Joseph Betz
Duffy's Equipment Services Matthew Toukatly
Duffy's Equipment Services Paul Toukatly
Duke Manufacturing Co Ron Kieffer
Ecolab Gyner Ozgul
Ecolab Robert Harris
Ecolab Jon Foster
Ecolab Bill Emory
Ecolab Brandan Helzer
Eichenauer Services Justin Eichenauer
Eichenauer Services Tommy Eichenauer
EMR Roger Kauffman
EMR Caroline Kauffman-Kirschnick
EMR Seth Rochette
F.R.I.E.S. Anthony Francis
FCSI Wade Koehler
FCSI James Camacho
FEDA Ray Herrick
FEDA Joe Schmitt
Foodservice Equipment & Supplies Magazine Joe Carbonara
Foodservice Equipment Reports Allison Rezendes
Foodservice Equipment Reports Beth Lorenzini
Franke Edward Phillips
Franke Scott Blankenship
Franke Tammy Rooker
Gary's East Coast Service Gary Petitti
Gary's East Coast Service Angela S Petitti
Gary's East Coast Service Christopher Evans
Gary's East Coast Service Lyndsi Petitti
General Parts Group Bruce Hodge
Globe Food Equipment Kevin McFadden
H & M Food Equipment Gilbert Sanford
Hagar Restaurant Service Bill Hagar
Hagar Restaurant Service Bob Gilpatrick
Hagar Restaurant Service Les Carlson
Harris Warren Commercial Kitchens Michael Harris-Warren
Hatco Corporation Gary Kramer
Hawkins Commercial Appliance Service Co John Schwindt
Henny Penny Todd Hennigan
Henny Penny Ryan Kutter
Henny Penny Jim Anglin
Henry T. Smith Co., Inc. Jason Philpot
Henry T. Smith Co., Inc. Stephanie Philpot
Henry T. Smith Co., Inc. Cayce Stephens
Heritage Foodservice Group John McDonough
Heritage Foodservice Group Damon Childers
Heritage Foodservice Group Joe Birchhill
Heritage Foodservice Group Charlie Rodriguez
Heritage Foodservice Group  Bryan LiBrandi
Heritage Foodservice Group Erik Koenig
Hestan  Richard Zirges
Hestan Jesse Montes de Oca
HiTech Commercial Service Jay C. Curran
HiTech Commercial Service Lizbeth Curran
Hobart ITW FEG Terry Strong
IFS North America Michael Cox
Ignitor Labs  Brad Peacock
Ignitor Labs Scott Stastny
ISI Commercial Refrigeration, LLC.  Bill Caron
ISI Commercial Refrigeration, LLC. James Morgan
ISI Commercial Refrigeration, LLC. Mike Hatfield
Jackson WWS, Inc James McDowell
Jackson WWS, Inc Chris Coleman
Jackson WWS, Inc Greg Fugate
Jade Range Chris Krupp
Jarvis Food Equipment All Brands Service Chris Jarvis
Joe Warren & Sons Chris Warren
Jones-McLeod, Inc  Tom McLeod
JR Automation  Chris Couture
K&D Factory Service, Inc Daniel Dibeler
K&D Factory Service, Inc Courtney Dibeler
K&D Factory Service, Inc Terry Gift
Key Food Equipment Services  Ken Beasley
Key Food Equipment Services Doug Scott
Kitchen Brains Mario Ceste
KMA HR Consulting (Speaker) Debby Olken
MAFSI Alison Cody
MAFSI Jeff Couch
Magnus Chemical Eric Montes
Magnus Chemical Harry Starkweather
Malachy Parts & Service Richard Farrell
Malachy Parts & Service Janine Tullock
Manitowoc Food Service Dan Kaltenbaugh
Manitowoc Foodservice  Aaron Sprinkle
Manitowoc Foodservice - Canada Mary Chiarot
Manitowoc KitchenCare Wayne Lemke
Manitowoc KitchenCare Greg McDougal
Manitowoc KitchenCare David Neidlinger
Manitowoc KitchenCare Dean Kershner
Manitowoc KitchenCare Ovens Scott Ramieriz
McFarlane Telfer Chris Craggs
McFarlane Telfer Mark Brooker
McFarlane Telfer Alistair Collins
McFarlane Telfer George Roberts-Smith
McFarlane Telfer Paul Temple
MEIKO USA, Inc. Michael Mirshak
Mid-South Maintenance of TN Winston Templet
Mid-South Maintenance of TN, Inc.  Dave Massingill
MIdwest Food Equipment Service David Boomstra
Moffat USA Richard Alexander
NACPS, Inc. Jim O'Brien
NACPS, Inc. Wes Tyler
NAFEM Deirdre Flynn
NAFEM Kevin Fink
NAFEM Charlie Souhrada
NSC Shari Smith
NSC Robert Smith
Optipure Eddie Garmon
Parts Town Steve Snower
Parts Town Clint Holder
Parts Town Dennis Dettman
Parts Town Liz Lorino
Parts Town Anthony Ingrao
Parts Town Dan Hinchley
Parts Town Patti Williams
Parts Town Kelly Smith
Pentair / Everpure Steve Craig
Pentair / Everpure Riyad Mustapha
Pentair / Everpure Cortney Scharenberg
PG&E Food Service Technology Center Janel Rupp
PG&E Food Service Technology Center Kiana Caban
PG&E Food Service Technology Center in California (Speaker) Mark Fink
Pierce Parts and Service Joe Pierce
Pine Tree Food Equipment Gary Potvin
Pine Tree Food Equipment Dan Poulin
Pine Tree Food Equipment Jan Castagna
Priority Learning (Speaker) Craig Twombly
Quality & Performance Group / Chick-fil-A (Speaker) Dustin Doyal
Quality & Performance Group / Chick-fil-A (Speaker) Glen Cheatham
Quality & Performance Group / Chick-fil-A (Speaker) Greg Bishop
Quality & Performance Group / Chick-fil-A (Speaker) Robert Waozkowski
Quick Servant Company Sherman Reddinger
Quick Servant Company John Peters
R & B Commercial Service Inc Barry Deutsch
R & B Commercial Service Inc Mark Reilly
Remco Inc. Ray Bunce
Remco Inc. Jai Hoover
Restaurant Equipment Service Group, LLC  Kristen Nowak
RG Henderson Rick Blum
RG Henderson Ron Boyce
RG Henderson Trevor Seppanen
RG Henderson Chris Kyriakou
Safecare Rusty Parke
Safecare Tim Kappner
Scotsman Ice Systems  Tom Van Der Bosch
ServiceBench James Rushton
ServiceBench Daniel Raycroft
Southbend Rob Taylor
Summit Commercial Facilities Group Kevin Yakes
Taylor Company Amy Suess
Tech 24 Kurt Herwald
Tech 24 Corey Harrison
Tech 24 Rick White
Tech 24 Ronnie Petterson
Tech 24 Ron Rosati
Tech 24 Michael Reed
Tech 24 Don Roenigk
TF Group LLC Blaine Martin
The ICEE Company Steve Every
The Salvajor Company Michele Poteet
The Wichman Co. Doug Wilhelm
The Wichman Co. Darcy Wilhelm
Town Center Inc. Adam Cregar
Town Center Inc. Dennis Cregar
Town Center Inc. Brad Cregar
TWC Services  Todd Curtis
TWC Services, Inc. Mark Hockman
Unified Brands Scott Sandel
United Service Technologies Roger Smelcer
Univex Corporation  Roger McGhee
Valley Service Inc Frank Dowd
Valley Service Inc Kim Dowd
Valley Service Inc Shaun Dowd
Varisense Kent Moya
Vulcan Jim Broecker
Whaley Foodservice Linda Williams
Whaley Foodservice Woody Adkins
Whaley Foodservice Jeff Quattlebaum
Whaley Foodservice Joe Horner
Whaley Foodservice Wells Whaley


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