Large Leather chairs for your comfort
The latest technology run by union professionals.
The films are spliced and run from horizontal feeds
insuring quality and less chance of film breaking. Even this
room is kept spotless and that means no contamination on
the film...better viewing.
review by Ed Vincent
April 6, 1998 was the date
North America opened its first
Premium movie going experience. The Premium Cinema,
in the Yorkown Center Mall, is the theater that is a dream come true.
The experience of sitting in leather seats suited for a Rolls Royce
and having lavish food brought to you is reminiscent of either
a Roman feast or party for Hollywood’s elite (perhaps both…)
We had a sample of most of the items
from the menu and
there are few places to eat that can top the quality of food that
is served at the Premium Cinema in Yorktown Center Mall.
The dining is not only first rate, the presentation is a mark
others should strive for. The key to this success is a good
business plan but the biggest asset are the people who run
the business. Good food with poor service will loose customers.
A poorly maintained facility will eventually loose market to those
concerns that keep their establishments looking good. This
place looks good, views good, tastes good, and feels good
where you sit.
Ms. Jamie Bauer, the manager of
the Premium Cinema is
the force behind the success. Ms. Bauer knows how to treat
people, both those that work for her and those that she works
for. Mr. Collin West is also a manager at the Premium Cinema.
Mr. West is pleasant, and has a warm inviting presence
that welcomes patrons to the theater. Ms. Bauer and Mr. West
along with a dedicated and professional staff will make your
next trip to a movie something to remember. If you only come
for the show the price of admission covers all the pop corn that
you can eat and with seating fit for the royalty in all of us.
I am listing this theater in our
database for the simple reason
that it has class and is only a short drive down route 88 west
to Highland Avenue and then two right turns and you can see
the theater on your left a couple of hundred yards ahead.
We toured the facility, from the
top notch sound system to
latest in film projection equipment. Even the bathrooms seemed
like a fancy hotel in a major city. For a little more than a regular
theater you can be treated like a million and no kids. No one under
the age of 21 is permitted due to the wines and liquors that are
available. I would encourage all our readers to give it a try and
see for yourself. It’s a lot of fun and a good buy for your investment.
Below is a link to the General Cinema
page and from there look to
the left and find the Premium Cinema information and look under
Illinois, and then Yorktown. The times prices and shows are all
there. Make your reservations ahead and enjoy the show.
Below is a list of some of the foods
on the menu. You can either
eat them before the show in the Bistro or finish them while the
show is on, or eat them entirely during the show.
The prices for the foods are reasonable
and average priced for
the current market.
Please ask to see our dessert
San Pellegrino Bottled Water
Heineken, Amstel Light,
Goose island Honkers Ale,
Samuel Adams Boston Lager,
Leinenkugel's Honey Weiss
Miller Genuine Draft,
Miller Genuine Draft Light,
Spinach and Artichoke Dip
A cheesy mix of fresh spinach and artichoke
hearts, served with crunchy, colorful
Served with your choice of dressing.
Fresh spinach, Pesto sauce, three cheeses,
and chunks of plump tomato on a split loaf
of Italian bread.
Spicy and creamy, loaded with crab meat,
served with garlic bread.
Grilled to perfection, served with a vegetable
Classic Shrimp Cocktail
The traditional favorite in a premium
Soup of the Day
Succulent slices of grilled pork
smothered in a pepper-wine sauce.
Served with garlic mashed potatoes
vegetable of the day.
Large portabella mushroom cap,
our lemon pepper glaze and grilled to tender
perfection. Served with seasoned rice and vegetable
of the day.
Five skewers of chicken tenderloin,
with teriyaki glaze and grilled. Served atop sautéed
Teriyaki bowtie pasta, accompanied by spicy Thai peanut
Chicken Caesar Salad
Our chef's marinated chicken
breast, served atop
fresh, crisp romaine lettuce that has been tossed
with our own blend of Caesar dressing.
Prime Rib Dinner
11 oz of prime rib, slow roasted
and served with
our garlic mashed potatoes and vegetable of the day.
Lemon Pepper Chicken
Chicken breast brushed with our
own lemon pepper
glaze, grilled to perfection and served over penne
pasta in a creamy tomato basil sauce. Served with
the vegetable of the day.
Pasta served with a spicy red sauce and
grilled shrimp or chicken.
Ask your server about our inspired pasta
choice of the day.
Grilled Chicken Sandwich
6 oz chicken breast brushed with choice seasonings
and grilled. Served on a toasted Kaiser Roll with
lettuce, tomato, onion, a pickle, and a side of
A juicy half-pound patty of Black Angus beef, char
grilled and brushed with our special seasonings. Served on
a toasted Kaiser Roll, with lettuce, tomato, onion,
and a side of crispy fries. Add cheese if you like.
l4 inch flour toritilla filled with three cheeses,
salsa and grilled chicken breast. Served with sour
cream and guacamole. Select Beef, if you choose.
Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Vegetable of the Day