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Dining at Vi at The Glen

We add high-end touches to every aspect of life at Vi at The Glen — to elevate every resident’s everyday experience.

At Vi at The Glen, food is a means of experiencing flavor and coming together to celebrate every day.

On this page, you’ll discover our food philosophy, find sample menus and meet our Executive Chef, Jose Luna.

Throughout the community, you’ll find culinary offerings that fit your lifestyle, fulfill your cravings and excite your palate. You can indulge your sweet tooth with hand-crafted desserts. Plus, our fully stocked bar and curated wine list offer perfect pairings from happy hour to dinner hour.

We offer casual and fine-dining options, both with full table service from our attentive dining staff. Explore our restaurants’ offerings below.

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In addition to our community restaurants, Vi at The Glen also boasts spaces designed for your private events, important meetings and celebrations with loved ones. Whether you’re looking for a larger meeting space or intimate private dining room, we’ve got a space to suit your needs.

Meals your way, every day

Some nights, you just don’t want to dress for dinner. Order your restaurant meal off the regular menu for complimentary pickup — or delivery straight to your home (for an additional fee).

Great Lakes Restaurant: formal fine dining
Great Lakes Restaurant

Open for: Dinner (Tuesday–Saturday)

Our Great Lakes Restaurant offers formal fine dining that makes every meal feel like a celebration.

Our modern, elevated menu features thoughtfully composed plates made with local and seasonal ingredients.

Residents can also enjoy decadent desserts created by our classically trained pastry chef, Adilen Rodriguez.

Bridges: upscale dining
Bridges

Open for: Lunch and dinner (Monday–Saturday)

Inspired by the city of Chicago and the many bridges spanning its namesake river, Bridges offers dining with elevated flair.

Our upscale restaurant serves a varied menu of delicious foods, great views and a cozy environment — as well as in-season outdoor dining to enjoy your meal al fresco.

Café Biscotti: casual, light fare
The Café

Open for: Breakfast and lunch (Monday–Wednesday, Friday–Saturday)

The Café is the perfect companion to your active lifestyle, offering everything from freshly brewed coffee and scratch pastries to light fare such as salads and sandwiches.

We offer casual, quick-service meals as well as grab-and-go options, so you can enjoy a healthy breakfast before a round of golf, post-workout energy boost or light bite before hitting the town with friends.

Northwoods Lounge: cocktails and small plates
Northwoods Lounge

Open for: Drinks and light bites (Monday–Saturday)

Our Northwoods Lounge offers a fully stocked bar with top-shelf liquors and fine wines, as well as a selection of shareable small plates.

Enjoy pre-dinner drink or a quick bite before an evening out at the theater or the symphony with friends.

Meet Chef Christian Martin

Meet Chef Jose Luna

Executive Chef Jose Luna oversees the culinary program for Vi at The Glen, including menu creation and food preparation. A second-generation chef from Jalisco, Mexico, Luna has more than 30 years of culinary experience and is a Certified Executive Chef, as well as a member of the prestigious Honorable Order of the Golden Toque.
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