La Sierra de Aurora is a beautifully decorated banquet hall that combines the highest standards of elegance and sophistication with exciting flavors and aromas into one perfect room. Our courteous experienced staff and our exquisitely prepared cuisine are some of the finest in Chicago. We are passionate about our clients. What distinguish us from the rest isn’t merely aesthetic, but rather in the way we customize our clients’ packages to the smallest detail for every budget. We are confident that we can offer you the perfect room for your special occasion; whether it's an elegant reception for several hundred guests or an intimate gathering of close friends and family members. Your complete satisfaction is what drives us to succeed. We can make your dream party a reality.
José Velázquez and his wife are the owners of La Sierra de Aurora Banquet Hall. Mr. Velázquez was born in Durango, Mexico. At the age of 14 he moved to Chicago. Mr. Velázquez started his career in the hotel industry working in the kitchen as cook and worked his way up to become Head Chef. After 15 years of overseeing every aspect of the restaurant and banquet department, Mr. Velázquez decided to start a new career as a Banquet Hall owner. He and his wife Rafaela Velázquez, soon found, bought and renovated an old nightclub in Aurora. In February 2005 La Sierra de Aurora opened its doors and it has been proudly serving the Mexican community ever since.