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The Story

Set above Chicago’s iconic Michigan Avenue, Z Bar celebrates the city and its spectacular views while guiding visitors on an immersive journey inspired by the world’s cultural and culinary riches.

Z Bar is named after Maria Zec, The Peninsula Hotels’ first female General Manager. As an industry influencer, Zec is passionate about creating memorable experiences for hotel guests and patrons. Her collaborative spirit brings together winning teams of chefs, mixologists, specialists and hoteliers.

Hands-On Experiences

Z Bar will offer a variety of classes and other experiences to take guests behind the scenes with the experts. Drink and learn with Wanderlust, a monthly series that dives into spirits and teaches new techniques in a way that enlightens as much as it entertains.