October 24, 2013

The Anvil Club, members only dining club in East Dundee, is operating under new Ownership.   The Anvil Club board announced the completion of a transaction that transfers ownership of the club to a local private firm. 

The dining club specializes in gourmet cuisine with a variety of steak, seafood and unique seasonal dishes.  Founded in 1956 the Anvil Club is one of the leading private dining facilities in the Chicago area.  

Changes to the Anvil Club have already begun and include menu enhancements, price adjustments, significant remodeling, a new website, member communications and staffing.

“The Anvil Club has and incredible ambiance and the food is exceptional.    We are planning a new member campaign that will capture and promote the unique and pleasant experience that our current members are familiar with.“ said Michael Formichella, the Anvil Club General Manager.  “The changes will truly enhance the value of the Anvil Club.”

The restaurant is open Tuesday through Saturday from 5:00 pm to 1:00 am and Sunday 4:00 pm to 11:00 pm  and regularly features live music and special events.  Reservations are recommended but not necessary.

For further information, please contact:
The Anvil Club

309 Meier St.

East Dundee, IL 60118

P: 847.426.7710



Under New Management

To our valued members of The Anvil Club:

We are delighted to announce that OTTO Engineering Inc. has signed a letter of intent to purchase The Anvil Club.  The change in ownership was a necessary and important step in achieving our goal to enhance your dining experience.  We now have the opportunity to complete several necessary improvements.    This change in ownership will not affect your membership in any way.  The changes however that will affect your visit will be an enhanced warmth and charm, improved facilities and exceptional service.  We’re simply increasing value to the membership you already have.

Significant changes have already begun which include remodeling, development of a new website and member communications.  A fresh marketing plan will be implemented and we will be reaching out to those in the community who’ve yet to embrace the value of our club.     We will remain open during renovations and we encourage you to stop by and see what’s new.    

Your input is important to us and we will be forthright and transparent with our plans and focus.  Please contact us in person, by email or by phone.   Your insights are valuable to us and we want to assure you we are not going away, we are only getting better. 

Stay tuned for more updates.