Katana Chicago Celebrates Star Studded Grand Opening

Katana Chicago Grand Opening CHICAGO, IL - AUGUST 02: Chris Lee of "Hamilton" performs during the Katana Chicago grand opening celebration hosted by Innovative Dining Group at Katana Chicago on August 2, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images for Katana Chicago )

Chicago celebrated the grand opening of Los Angeles transplant Katana Wednesday night with a star studded bash and Hamilton performance. LA based group, IDG, has set up shop in the old Bar Louie River North spot bringing some LA sexy vibe to the city. IDG partners Lee Maen, Philip Cummins and Craig Katz were on hand for the opening party alongside the likes of Jimmy Butler, Serayah, Bow Wow bka Shad Moss, Tony Romo, Christian Stolte and Eamonn Walker. Hamilton’s Chris Lee gave a riveting performance of one of his songs for party-goers while DJ Matt Roan provided the sounds.

CHICAGO, IL - AUGUST 02: Chris Lee of "Hamilton" performs during the Katana Chicago grand opening celebration hosted by Innovative Dining Group at Katana Chicago on August 2, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images for Katana Chicago )

Katana robata and sushi bar is located at 339 N. Dearborn with Executive Chef Jose “Junior” Melendez and local restauranteur, Jason Chan (Juno, RPM Steak, Naoki Sushi) heading up the new restaurant as general manager and Chicago director.

 

CHICAGO, IL - AUGUST 02: Innovative Dining Group partners Craig Katz, Lee Maen and Philip Cummins attend during the Katana Chicago grand opening celebration hosted by Innovative Dining Group at Katana Chicago on August 2, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images for Katana Chicago )

CHICAGO, IL - AUGUST 02: Jimmy Butler (R) and guest attend during the Katana Chicago grand opening celebration hosted by Innovative Dining Group at Katana Chicago on August 2, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images for Katana Chicago )
Chris Johnson and Jimmy Butler

CHICAGO, IL - AUGUST 02: Serayah attends during the Katana Chicago grand opening celebration hosted by Innovative Dining Group at Katana Chicago on August 2, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images for Katana Chicago )
Serayah

Katana Chicago Grand Opening
Tony Romo and Guest

CHICAGO, IL - AUGUST 02: Bow Wow attends during the Katana Chicago grand opening celebration hosted by Innovative Dining Group at Katana Chicago on August 2, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images for Katana Chicago )
Shad “Bow Wow” Moss
Katana Chicago Grand Opening
Erica Strama
Katana Chicago Grand Opening Eamonn Walker
Eamonn Walker

CHICAGO, IL - AUGUST 02: Katana Co-Owner Lee Maen and guests attend during the Katana Chicago grand opening celebration hosted by Innovative Dining Group at Katana Chicago on August 2, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images for Katana Chicago )
Katana Co-Owner Lee Maen and guests

CHICAGO, IL - AUGUST 02: Guests attend the Katana Chicago grand opening celebration hosted by Innovative Dining Group at Katana Chicago on August 2, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images for Katana Chicago )

CHICAGO, IL - AUGUST 02: DJ Matt Roan attends during the Katana Chicago grand opening celebration hosted by Innovative Dining Group at Katana Chicago on August 2, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images for Katana Chicago )

CHICAGO, IL - AUGUST 02: A general view of atmosphere during the Katana Chicago grand opening celebration hosted by Innovative Dining Group at Katana Chicago on August 2, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images for Katana Chicago )

 

photo credit: Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images for Katana Chicago
Bolaji Sosan
Bolaji Sosan

pronounced: Boh-la-jee like the hotel but w/o the O

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