Welcome to Intro

Intro is an innovative, casually upscale restaurant located in Lincoln Park. Led by Executive Chef Stephen Gillanders, Intro offers an a la carte menu while also introducing up-and-coming talent from around the country to Chicago. Visiting chefs, mixologists and other culinary professionals work in full collaboration with Chef Gillanders to create the best menu possible.  Designed to evolve, anything can happen at Intro.

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How do we throw a party at Intro?

Earlier this year, we were thrilled to be part of Chicago Magazine’s Secret Supper Series. More than 100 guests gathered at the restaurant to mingle in the kitchen with Chef Stephen Gillanders over Journeyman Distillery cocktails before sitting down for a five-course dinner with wine pairings. A portion of the evening’s proceeds benefited St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.  

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Cellar Night Sundays at Intro!

Join us for dinner on Sunday evenings and enjoy no corkage fees! Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or just a casual night out, dust off that special bottle and toast to free corkage! Intro is now open seven days a week.

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