because CLASSIC



exceptional service


family owned & operated


Located in Fox River Grove, Avanté Banquets by Chicago Prime is a purveyor of fine American dining and timeless experience, brought to you by the esteemed owner George Kalkounos and family.

 Avante Banquet and Conference Center opened its doors in September 2017.  Located in the village of Fox River Grove, 4 miles west of Barrington Road on Northwest Highway.

The Kalkounos family has been serving quality timeless dishes adding daily specials to the pleasure of our guests.

We pride ourselves on quality service and look forward to helping you create a fun, successful and memorable event. 

Whether you are looking for a more intimate setting under 100 guests or looking to host 550 guests we will be happy to accommodate your needs.  Please call us at 847-287-1006 or email us at

Our event coordinators can schedule a tour of our beautiful facility and help you on every detail.

Specific dates and pricing can be discussed in person.

Let us make your dreams come true!  Call us today at 847-287-1006 or email us at

1050 Northwest Highway, Fox River Grove, Illinois 60021  (HOURS)



(847) 287-1006



1050 Northwest Hwy.
Fox River Grove, IL 60021



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F-Sa 10a–6p
Su 10a–5p

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We are so pleased you have discovered Avante Banquets

We opened our doors in September of 2017.  It will be an honor to serve you and create wonderful memories for you and your guests,

Whether you are planning a wedding, corporate event, anniversary celebration, engagement party, sports banquet, prom, shower or christening- we are here to serve you!

Feel free to call or email us at your convenience.  One of our on-site coordinators will get back in touch with you shortly.

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Our Office

1050 Northwest Hwy.
Fox River Grove, IL, 60021

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For over 50 years, owner George Kalkunos and family has served and entertained guests with a unique and unforgettable dining experience. We would love to host you at one of our 3 Chicagoland locations. Stop by and mention you are interested in hosting your next event at Avanté so we can give you a taste of our exceptional dining menu and service!

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