About Sip Parties in Chicagoland, Illinois

Chris Harman

An Illinois native, co-owner Chris Harman has spent his life in the bustling suburb northwest of Chicago in Wood Dale, Illinois. A University of Illinois at Chicago alumni, Chris graduated in 2010 with his Bachelor of Science in Business Management. For the last 15 years, Chris has spent his time learning the hospitality industry working for companies such as Darden, Marriott, Madinah Country Club, Lettuce Entertain You and Cooper’s Hawk Winery and Restaurant.

His experience, knowledge and passion for hospitality resulted in the formation of Sip Parties with his brother and business partner, Cliff. Since 2016, the Sip Parties team has curated unique and entertaining classes for all ages. Whether it’s a girl’s night out or a family gathering, our team can create an event you will love.


Cliff Harman

An Illinois native, husband, father of two sons and artist, Cliff Harman has spent the past 15 years perfecting his craft. After leaving his corporate job after 16 years, Cliff decided he would focus on his art full-time, allowing him to become the artist of Sip Parties that you know and love. Not only a teacher of the arts, Cliff’s career began to take off after pursuing his arts education at the American Academy of Arts in Chicago.

Since then, his work has been displayed in the White House, shown in commercials, has been included in celebrities private artwork collections and is currently completed for a pending film project. In love with the arts, the formation of Sip Parties in 2016 became a new outlet for Cliff to share his love for art and turn everyone into an artist, if only for the night.