PROGRAM REGISTRATION: After you get your room assignment, come over to the Road Scholar registration desk to pick up your arrival packet containing your name-tag, up-to-date schedule, and additional program information that we'll review during our orientation session after dinner.
Please be aware that local circumstances may be require adjusting schedules and/or program elements. In the event of changes, we will notify you as quickly as possible. We appreciate your understanding.Dinner: We'll gather in the hotel and board our bus for dinner out at a favorite local restaurant. As you relish this first taste of Chicago, make it an opportunity to begin getting acquainted with your fellow participants.Evening: ORIENTATION: Returning to the hotel, we’ll have an informative overview of the program including responsibilities, safety guidelines, emergency procedures, and any other administrative issues. We’ll also review the up-to-date schedule and answer any questions you may have.
PRESENTATION: History of food in Chicago with a representative from City Hall. The city is justly proud of its heritage and provides extensive information services about food and dining in the Visitor Center of the Chicago Cultural Center.Lodging: Club QuartersMeals Included: Dinner
Please be sure you have completed hotel check-out by 9:00am. You may leave your bags with the concierge until departure.Morning: PRESENTATION: Expand your knowledge of the restaurant business with insider perspectives from a National Restaurant Association professional. Today's restaurant industry employs 12.7 million Americans in 945,000 locations. The National Restaurant Association represents more than 380,000 businesses from restaurants and suppliers to educators and non-profits, providing valuable resources and continuing education.Lunch: Our final lunch is out at favorite “must-visit” restaurant noted for its excellent food and location.Afternoon: The program concludes with lunch. We'll return to the hotel at approximately 1:00pm for departures.
We hope you have enjoyed this exciting new program and will return for other rewarding Road Scholar educational adventures. Best wishes for all your journeys!Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch