Starbucks is taking reservations for the first time ever at its largest location — the newly opened Chicago Reserve Roastery — in partnership with the Tock reservation system from restaurant executive, Nick Kokonas. Kokonas announced on Twitter that reservations were open for the limited-time Starbucks experiences (including a coffee and dessert tasting for two for $60 per person, and $175 tickets to a New Year’s Eve party at the Roastery) on Monday.
The Chicago Roastery Revealed experience for two — which includes a guided tour, bag of coffee, private coffee tasting, dessert pairing, and two glasses of prosecco — sold out all 42 two-hour timeslots over the course of six days in December almost immediately. As of the time of publication, there are still tickets available for the Italian Riviera New Year’s Eve party at the Arriviamo Bar. The $175 price tag includes light bites and an open bar of cocktails, beer and wine, with music by a DJ.
Starbucks has not officially announced the limited-time events and would not divulge information on whether more tickets would be released, or if these events would be available at other Starbucks Reserve Roasteries in the future.
“The Chicago Roastery reservations on Tock are special experiences being presented this month to guests looking to explore and celebrate at the Roastery,” a Starbucks spokesperson said. “These events are only available at the Starbucks Reserve Roastery Chicago and there are still tickets available to the Italian Riviera NYE at Arriviamo Bar celebration.”
As of right now, there are no tickets being offered at the Chicago Starbucks Reserve Roastery past New Year’s Eve, and Starbucks has confirmed that there are no future events confirmed at this time.
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