Valentine’s Day Weekend at Pinstripes 2.13-2.16

Pinestripes Valentine's Day

Pinstripes Valentine’s Day

Heart-Shaped Pizzas, Complimentary Chocolate Cake & Bubbly
during Valentine’s Day Weekend at Pinstripes

WHAT: The day of love will be celebrated all weekend-long as Pinstripes honors Valentine’s Day with holiday-inspired food and drink including heart-shaped pizzas, chocolate and champagne!

Perfect for sharing, Valentine’s dates of all ages can enjoy festive heart-shaped pizzas straight from the wood-burning oven. Chef Cesar Gutierrez will be offering the entire pizza menu, including favorites like Margharita, Italian Beef and Sausage and Peppers, in beautifully shaped hearts available in the bistro and for carryout.

Valentine’s Day-goers will also be romanced with two complimentary goodies including a champagne toast to start the celebrations and Pinstripes’ signature Frangelico Chocolate Cake, a flourless chocolate cake infused with Frangelico liquor served with whipped cream, red grapes and strawberry sauce, for a sweet ending.

WHEN: Thursday, February 13 through Sunday, February 16 for both lunch and dinner.

COST: Heart-shaped pizzas range from $12-$13.
Champagne toast (must be 21 years of age and older) and Chocolate Cake are complimentary and for dine-in only.

RSVP: Reservations are recommended.

WHERE: Pinstripes Northbrook
1150 Willow Road
Northbrook, IL 60062

Pinstripes South Barrington
100 West Higgins Road
South Barrington, IL 60010

Pinstripes Oak Brook
7 Oakbrook Center Mall
Oak Brook, IL 60523

Pinstripes Edina
3849 Gallagher Drive
Edina, MN 55435

Pinstripes’ 1st Annual Bocce Tournament 9.21

Edina Grand Opening Invite print

Players of all ages ranging from experts to beginners are invited to show off their skills as they compete for a grand prize of $15,000!

Team entries must be submitted by August 21.


Qualifying Rounds

Saturday, September 21 at Pinstripes Northbrook, South Barrington and Oak Brook, IL

Event kickoff wine dinner at Pinstripes Oak Brook


Championship Rounds

Sunday, September 22 at Pinstripes Oak Brook, IL


Read more, below!

(Chicago, July 2013) Known for its beautiful ambiance, delectable food, and unique gaming experience, the Italian flared venue, Pinstripes, will host its first annual Bocce Tournament this September. “Strikingly good” players from around the country ranging from experts to beginners of all ages are invited to show off their skills at this Italian ball sport as they compete for a grand prize of $15,000. Following modified United States Bocce Federation (USBF) Open Rules, teams comprised of four team members will battle it out during qualifying rounds as they compete for the championship rounds and the title of first place.

“We’re looking forward to this event as a chance to bring bocce aficionados from around the Chicagoland area, Minneapolis and the country together for this weekend-long event,” comments Pinstripes’ founder, Dale Schwartz. “From the bocce tournament to the wine dinner kickoff event, there is something for players and spectators alike at our 40,000 square foot venues.”

One hundred teams total will be made up of four players plus a fifth as an alternate. Each match will be played in round robin style following an 11-point game structure. With approximately $27,000 in prize monies available, registration for the first ever bocce tournament at Pinstripes is first come, first serve and is limited. For this tournament, Pinstripes is honoring the winners with much more than just a medal, as the top eight teams are sure to go home celebrating- 5th-8th places will receive $500, 4th place will receive $2,000, 3rd place will receive $3,000, 2nd place will receive $5,000 and 1st place will receive $15,000.

With support from national names like Pepsi, Sysco, Goose Island and San Pellegrino, participants will be able to take a break from the competition as they enjoy one of many other Pinstripes’ attractions, dining. Upon arrival, and in between rounds, teams will be able to feast on breakfast and lunch that is sure to give them that extra energy to advance to the next round. Participants and guests are also invited to begin the celebrations with a wine dinner on Saturday, September 21 at Pinstripes Oak Brook. The 5-course wine dinner, priced at $75 per person (all inclusive), will showcase the culinary masterpieces of Chef Cesar Gutierrez and will highlight the flavor profiles of some of the most sought-after wine portfolios in the country.

Team entries must be submitted by August 21 with payment in order to be admitted into the tournament. The cost to register is $400 per team, which includes breakfast and lunch on Saturday and/or Sunday, depending on location of qualifying rounds. To register, contact Pinstripes’ Event Director Sandie Montgomery or 630-575-8744. Reservations for the wine dinner can be made by calling Pinstripes Oak Brook at 630-575-8700.

Qualifying Rounds
The Qualifying Rounds will take place on Sunday, September 15 at Pinstripes Edina plus an exhibition with world-class players on Saturday, September 21 at the Pinstripes Northbrook, South Barrington and Oak Brook locations.  Four teams will qualify at each location for a total of 16 teams to advance to the Championship Rounds onSunday, September 22 at Pinstripes Oak Brook. The Championship Rounds will be made up of four rounds, single elimination style, with two teams in the final game to prove who is skilled enough to be crowned Champion. May the most “Strikingly Good player win!