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Chicago Rush sign hotel partner

Wednesday March 20, 2013

 InterContinental Chicago O’Hare becomes official hotel for team

CHICAGO – The InterContinental Chicago O’Hare Hotel has reached an agreement to become the official hotel of the Chicago Rush for the 2013 season. The agreement will also make Fresco 21 the after party location for all Chicago Rush games at the Allstate Arena.

“I’m delighted that the Chicago Rush, visiting AFL teams, fans and partners now have the opportunity to experience the luxury and amenities of the InterContinental Hotel,” Rush managing director and owner David Staral Jr. said.

“We look forward to working with the InterContinental Hotel and Fresco 21 to showcase its unique brand to our audience.”

The hotel is just minutes away from the Chicago O’Hare International Airport and Allstate Arena and only 14 miles from downtown Chicago.

The hotel features the stylish restaurant, Fresco 21 created by Chef de Couisine Cameron Grant, and will offer their rustic and authentic Mediterranean cuisine and drink specials to fans, players and dancers following all Rush home games at the Allstate Arena.

The Chicago Rush kick off their 2013 campaign on Saturday at 7:00 p.m. CT at the Allstate Arena against the Iowa Barnstormers.

About the Chicago Rush
The Chicago Rush will open their 12th season on Saturday, March 23rd against the Iowa Barnstormers at the Allstate Arena. Season tickets start as low as $8 per seat/ticket and are available now by calling the front office at 855-RUSH-WIN. Stay informed and up to date with the latest team news by following the Rush on Facebook and Twitter.

About the InterContinental Chicago O'Hare
With a fashionable yet timeless décor, original artwork adorning every wall and state-of-the-art amenities, the InterContinental Chicago O'Hare is a landmark destination for Windy City travel. The design-forward, 560-room hotel attracts leisure travelers, business professionals and local residents alike. Spacious rooms and suites awash in soothing shades, warm woods and elegant stone finishings. The InterContinental Chicago O'Hare is in a league of its own among large hotels in the area and offers entertainment that rivals the best in the region. It boasts four ballrooms, an acclaimed art gallery cared for by two full-time curators, the Montrose Room live music venue and an adjacent tapas style restaurant: Fresco 21, A Mediterranean Kitchen. "Greatest Airport Hotel Ever, the InterContinental O'Hare." -- USAToday travel writer Gary Leff, February 2011

About Fresco 21

Established in July of 2012, Fresco 21 is a Mediterranean restaurant dedicated to blending the flavors of the region, offering guests a unique menu representing the distinctive cultures and cuisines of the area. Utilizing farm-to-table produce and grains as well as organic ingredients whenever possible, guests can enjoy seasonal vegetables and fruits, full entrees, plates and tapas. Additionally, Fresco 21 offers an inventive menu of signature cocktails and a broad selection of world-renowned wines.