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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.