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A Supplement to Food Industry News

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2017 2018 Chicagoland Pocket Buyer’s Directory The complete sourcebook to the food industry’s best distributors, suppliers and service firms listed by category INSIDE: Directory of Ads..............01 Food Business Legal Tips.....................62 How To Increase Your Visibility.......................68 The Art of Sizzle: Terms That Sell..............72 Food Industry Business Development Processes...........80

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DISPLAY Advertisers Algelato chicago_________ 17 Anichini brothers________ 49 Black diamond plumbing___ 2 Christ panos foods_______ 21 Columbus vegetable oils__ 39 csi coker service________ 47 Custom cooler & freezer_ 57 D&s truck center________ 55 darpro solutions________ 51 dci central_______________ 5 devanco foods___________ 23 E formella_______________ 4 environmatic____________ 35 Farmer Bros_____________ 15 gfs distribution_____ cover 2 gfs Gordon marketplace__ 77 gonnella_________________ 9 Grecian delight foods_____ 3 Ice solutions____________ 58 Il Dept of agriculture____ 75 International meat co____ 37 jos cacciotore & co______ 31 kaluzny bros____________ 67 kikkoman sales usa______ 19 kool technologies________ 29 krisp-it_________________ 41

kronos foods____________ 27 labriola baking company__ 11 Lee’s foodservice________ 79 losurdo inc______________ 85 m&k truck__ inside back cover Mechanical 24___________ 58 mennon rubber & safety__ 83 mercades benz of Chicago_87 milano baking____________ 81 Neil Jones food company__ 53 Olympia maintenance_____ 65 palazzolo’s artisan______ 25 parhas & assoc__________ 63 prarie state group_______ 69 Premier produce_________ 43 Riverside foods__________ 71 sammic corp_____________ 61 scharf banks marmor__44-45 Sculpture hospitality____ 33 Temperature pros________ 13 The horton group________ 60 tierra environmental__back cover trimark_________________ 73 vito fry filter___________ 59

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And we always answer! Whether it’s an emergency weekend plumbing problem, a rooftop HVAC unit that has failed on the hottest day of the year, or a midnight electrical issue - Black Diamond will deliver a customer service experience you’ll never forget. We built our business on being the service contractor that ALWAYS answers the phone and NEVER uses an answering service. Ha to believe? Call us at the time Hard of day when your business would be most inconvenienced by a service problem. We’ll prove it.

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A Pure Mediterranean Foods Company

Gyros & Specialty Meats Tzatziki, Hummus & Spreads Pitas & Flatbreads Falafel & Mediterranean Specialties Contact Grecian Delight Distribution at 847-364-2783 or visit us at www.greciandelight.com

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Family owned and operated since 1909

The Leading Manufacturer, Packer and Producer of n Giardiniera, Muffuletta & Condiments n Pasta & Pizza Sauces n Infused Oils & Vinegars n Truffle Infused Oils n Hand-Stuffed Olives Packaging Capabilities:

n Plastic Pouches n Gallons & Buckets n Retail Jars (Glass & Plastic) n Plastic Squeeze Bottles

Branded and Private Label Products are available produced in our Woman-owned SQF certified plant located in Countryside, Illinois

E. Formella & Sons, Inc. 411 East Plainfield Rd., Countryside IL 60525

(630)873-3208 www.formella.com


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Our new expanded line of products include: n Mobile Cooking Kitchens n Insertable Ovens & Refrigerators n Insulated Vehicle Conversions n Refrigerated Trailers n Hot Shot Vehicles n Food Trucks n Vending Vehicles n Polyuria Spray Interiors www.deliveryconcepts.com

Call Today to See How You Can CA$H IN On This Opportunity:

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ACCOUNTANTS WeiserMazars LLC...............................................312‑863‑2400 BDO (Formerly SS&G).........................................847‑824‑4006 Baker Tilly.............................................................312‑729‑8100 Chamlin, P C.........................................................847‑583‑8800 ACCOUNTING FIRMS Parhas & Associates..........................Page 63......708‑430‑4545 WeiserMazars LLC...............................................312‑863‑2400 ADVERTISING Food Industry News..............................................847‑699‑3300 AIR CONDITIONING‑SYSTEMS CLEANING Olympia Maintenance........................Page 65......708‑344‑0344 AIR FILTERS‑SALES & SERVICE Olympia Maintenance........................Page 65......708‑344‑0344 Averus...................................................................800‑393‑8287 APPETIZERS Phillips Foods.......................................................847‑707‑1077 ARCHITECTS Dearborn Architects..............................................312‑939‑3838 Sarfatty Associates............................................... 847‑920‑1100 ASIAN FOOD PRODUCTS Kikkoman Sales USA.........................Page 19......630‑954‑1244 ASSOCIATIONS Illinois Dept of Agriculture..................Page 75......217‑782‑5809 GARC...................................................................847‑824‑6941 Illinois Restaurant Association..............................312‑787‑4000 ASSOCIATIONS & TRADES American Culinary Federation..............................800‑624‑9458 ATM MACHINES Meirtran ATM........................................................800‑382‑5737 ATTORNEYS Scharf Banks Marmor........................Page 44......312‑662‑4897 Dregerlaw.............................................................312‑322‑0955 Tabahi Law............................................................847‑260‑8182 AUCTIONEERS Bob King Auctions................................................847‑363‑2268

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AWNINGS & CANOPYS Chesterfield Awnings............................................312‑666‑0400 Universal Awnings & Signs...................................773‑887‑3935 _________________________________________________ _________________________________________________ _________________________________________________ _________________________________________________ _________________________________________________

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BAGS‑ALL TYPES Bulldog Packing.................................................... 630‑458‑1152 BAKERS‑WHOLESALE Gonnella Baking Co...........................Page 09......312‑733‑2020 Labriola Baking Company.................Page 11...... 708‑371‑1119 Milano Baking Company....................Page 81....800‑495‑BUNS Eli’s Cheesecakes................................................773‑736‑3417 Gerhard’s European Desserts..............................847‑234‑0023 IL Mulino di Valenzano Bakery.............................773‑934‑1625 JR Dessert Bakery................................................773‑465‑6733 Julius Meinl Coffee N Tea.....................................773‑954‑7571 Lezza Spumoni & Desserts..................................708‑547‑5969 Silverland Bakery..................................................708‑488‑0800 BAKERY EQUIPMENT Leach Food Equipment Dist.................................815‑712‑7707 BAKERY‑PRODUCTS Instantwhip Chicago.............................................800‑933‑2500 BAKLAVA Libanais Sweets....................................................847‑329‑5060 BANKING Ridgestone Bank..................................................847‑805‑9520 BANNERS Universal Awnings & Signs...................................773‑887‑3935 BANNERS & POSTERS Accurate Printing..................................................708‑824‑0058 BAR SNACKS Belmont Sausage Company.................................847‑357‑1515

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With a state-of-the-art Design Center, Gonnella Baking Company can custom design original breads that satisfy your customers’ taste buds to perfection.

ARTISAN BREADS • BUNS ROLLS • BREAD CRUMBS

(800) 322-8829


BAR SPOTTING/HOSPITALITY SECURITY Petritis Group Inc IL Lic 117001002......................847‑705‑6619 BAR STOOLS Chicago Booth......................................................773‑378‑8400 Richardson Seating‑Fse Division.........................312‑829‑4040 Waco Manufacturing.............................................312‑733‑0054 BAR SUPPLIES Alfa Restaurant Supply.........................................773‑588‑6688 Ramar Supply Co.................................................708‑233‑0808 BATCH FREEZERS Kool Technologies..............................Page 29......630‑483‑2256 BEEF New S B L Inc.......................................................773‑376‑8280 BEVERAGE DISPENSING‑EQUIPMENT United Fast Food & Beverage..............................847‑928‑0026 BEVERAGES Lifestyle Beverages..............................................630‑941‑7000 BLOODY MARY GARNISHES Belmont Sausage Company.................................847‑357‑1515 BOOTHS Chicago Booth......................................................773‑378‑8400 Waco Manufacturing.............................................312‑733‑0054 BOOTHS‑UPHOLSTERERS Chicago Booth......................................................773‑378‑8400 BOX COMPANIES‑CORRUGATED Wertheimer Box Corporation................................312‑829‑4545 BREAD & ROLLS Gonnella Baking Co...........................Page 09......312‑733‑2020 IL Mulino di Valenzano Bakery.............................773‑934‑1625 BREAD MIX Via Pizzeria 1 2 3..................................................847‑727‑6200 BREAKFAST SAUSAGE Fontanini...............................................................708‑485‑4800 BREAKFAST‑FOODS Menza Foods........................................................630‑230‑0332 BUTTER‑CLARIFIED Danish Maid Butter Co..........................................773‑731‑8787 BUTTER‑PREPORTIONED‑WHIPPED Danish Maid Butter Co..........................................773‑731‑8787

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www.labriolabaking.com 708-385-4884

Handcrafted Artisan and Pretzel Breads For The Foodservice and Retail Markets

Chicago’s Artisan Baker Since 1993


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CABLE TV‑SALES & INSTALLATION All Sports Direct....................................................630‑918‑3000 Prime Time Sports................................................847‑637‑3500 CALAMARI Fisherman’s Pride................................................. 800‑543‑2110 CANNOLI & CANNOLI PRODUCTS Lezza Spumoni & Desserts..................................708‑547‑5969 CARPET, RUG & UPHOLSTERY CLEANING Sexton Complete Care......................................... 847‑827‑1188 CASH & CARRY OUTLETS GFS Marketplace...............................Page 77......800‑968‑6525 CASH REGISTERS & SUPPLIES Schmaus Cash Register & POS...........................847‑675‑6066 CATERING‑VEHICLES DCI Central........................................Page 05......800‑468‑7478 CCTV SYSTEMS Chicago Cardinal Communication........................708‑424‑1446 CELLULAR EQUIPMENT & SERVICE Air Corp Wireless..................................................630‑514‑9333 CHAIR REFINISHING Wehrli Woodworks................................................630‑357‑9663 CHAIR/BARSTOOL REPAIRS Restaurant Chair Repair.......................................630‑424‑0424 CHAIRS‑COMMERCIAL Chicago Booth......................................................773‑378‑8400 Richardson Seating‑Fse Division.........................312‑829‑4040 Waco Manufacturing.............................................312‑733‑0054 CHARCOAL Charcoal Supply Company...................................312‑642‑5538 CHEESECAKES Eli’s Cheesecakes................................................773‑736‑3417 CHICKEN‑PROGRAMS FSI/Foodservice Solutions....................................847‑719‑6088 CHILI Bistro Soups (Div of Vienna Beef)........................773‑278‑7800 Captain Ken’s Foods............................................ 800‑510‑3811

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Refrigeration Service Excellence Temperature Pros, Inc. provides service 24/7, 365 days a year to all types of independent food businesses and chains. Our experienced service technicians will diagnose the problems that your refrigeration system is having and service your equipment with a cost effective solution. Temperature Pros, Inc. Services: n Reach-in coolers n Walk-in coolers n Reach-in freezers n Walk-in freezers n Ice machines n Sandwich and Pizza Tables n Glycol Refrigeration n Warehouse Coolers Whatever the commercial refrigeration repair or maintenance needs are, our experienced team will complete the job and have your equipment running again at full efficiency. To schedule your next service, please call us today.

(630) 470-7664 www.tpihvac.com Ask about our preventative maintenance programs


CHOCOLATES Dessert Concepts.................................................773‑640‑4727 CHOCOLATES‑BULK Mellos Snacks....................................................... 312‑550‑1911 CIGARS Pacific Cigar Company......................................... 630‑972‑1189 CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING Food Industry News..............................................847‑699‑3300 CLEANING PRODUCTS SuperClean...........................................................847‑361‑0289 CO‑PACKERS Alliance One Food Group.....................................630‑506‑2967 T F Processors.....................................................847‑709‑2600 COFFEE Farmer Brothers Coffee.....................Page 15......312‑437‑1818 Ronnoco Coffee....................................................630‑669‑2885 COFFEE & TEAS Julius Meinl Coffee N Tea.....................................773‑954‑7571 Ronnoco Coffee....................................................630‑669‑2885 Royal Cup Coffee.................................................630‑254‑3365 COFFEE HOUSE PRODUCTS Ronnoco Coffee....................................................630‑669‑2885 COFFEE ROASTERS Ronnoco Coffee....................................................630‑669‑2885 Tec Foods Inc.......................................................773‑638‑5310 Tugboat Coffee.....................................................630‑390‑6613 COFFEE‑GOURMET & SPECIALTY Julius Meinl Coffee N Tea.....................................773‑954‑7571 Ronnoco Coffee....................................................630‑669‑2885 COFFEE‑ICED & COLD BREWED Ronnoco Coffee....................................................630‑669‑2885 COLD STORAGE Perishable Distribution Solutions..........................888‑491‑1641 COLD STORAGE‑PORTABLE Portable Cold Storage..........................................800‑535‑2445 COMBI‑STEAMERS Rational USA........................................................888‑320‑7274 CONSTRUCTION COMPANIES Walter Daniels Construction.................................773‑775‑0170

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Frustrated with your current coffee supplier?

Experience the Farmer Brothers Way

• Our local reps and service techs will keep your equipment up and running.

• Our consumer insights will help keep your coffee and tea “on trend” with today’s consumers.

• Our comprehensive hot beverage program will fit all your needs.

For a national company with a local feel, call Farmer Brothers for all your coffee needs. We really deliver.

1-800-735-2878 FARMERBROS.COM


CONSULTING & DESIGN A D E Foodservice Equipment.............................. 630‑628‑0811 CONTRACT LABOR SERVICES Atlas Employment Services..................................847‑671‑1557 CONTRACT MANUFACTURING Bistro Soups (Div of Vienna Beef)........................773‑278‑7800 CORNED BEEF HASH Menza Foods........................................................630‑230‑0332 CORNED BEEF‑FRESH EX‑Cel Corned Beef.............................................312‑666‑2535 Vienna Beef..........................................................773‑278‑7800 CORPORATE GIFTS Vienna Beef..........................................................773‑278‑7800 CRABMEAT Phillips Foods.......................................................847‑707‑1077 ________________________________________________ _________________________________________________

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DAIRY‑PRODUCTS Instantwhip Chicago.............................................800‑933‑2500 DELIVERY‑VEHICLES DCI Central........................................Page 05......800‑468‑7478 DESSERTS Algelato Chicago...............................Page 17......847‑455‑5355 Dessert Concepts.................................................773‑640‑4727 Eli’s Cheesecakes................................................773‑736‑3417 Gerhard’s European Desserts..............................847‑234‑0023 DESSERTS‑WHOLESALE Lezza Spumoni & Desserts..................................708‑547‑5969 DIRECT MAIL PROGRAMS Food Industry News..............................................847‑699‑3300 DIRECT TV BKS Enterprises................................................... 847‑352‑1118 DIRECTV All Sports Direct....................................................630‑918‑3000 Prime Time Sports................................................847‑637‑3500 DISHWASHER‑LEASING & RENTAL Lee’s Foodservice..............................Page 79...... 800‑728‑1102

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Cintas Corporation................................................630‑543‑3666 DISTRIBUTOR SALES REPS Jeff Goworowski...................................................773‑851‑7833 DRAPERY CLEANING ON SITE Sexton Complete Care......................................... 847‑827‑1188 DUCT CLEANING Black Diamond Plumbing & Mech.....Page 02......866‑855‑2932 Enviromatic Corp of America.............Page 35......800‑325‑8476 Olympia Maintenance........................Page 65......708‑344‑0344 Averus...................................................................800‑393‑8287 _________________________________________________ _________________________________________________ _________________________________________________ _________________________________________________

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ELECTRICAL REPAIR & MAINTENANCE Black Diamond Plumbing & Mech.....Page 02......866‑855‑2932 Mackay Heating & Mechanical.............................847‑381‑0448 ENERGY BROKER Century Energy Solutions.....................................630‑817‑3164 ERP SOFTWARE‑FOR DISTRIBUTORS TopshelfDS...........................................................770‑883‑7441 ESPRESSO COFFEE EQUIPMENT United Fast Food & Beverage..............................847‑928‑0026 ETHNIC FOODS Kikkoman Sales USA.........................Page 19......630‑954‑1244 _________________________________________________ _________________________________________________ _________________________________________________ _________________________________________________

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FAUCETS Faucet Shoppe The..............................................773‑478‑3890 FILM‑CUSTOM PRINTED Prairie State Group............................Page 69......847‑801‑3100

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FILTERS‑EXHAUST SYSTEMS Olympia Maintenance........................Page 65......708‑344‑0344 Averus...................................................................800‑393‑8287 FIRE ALARM REPAIR & TESTING Valley Fire Protection............................................630‑761‑3168 FIRE SUPRESSION SYSTEMS Averus...................................................................800‑393‑8287 Fox Valley Fire & Safety.......................................847‑695‑5990 Henrichsen Fire & Safety Equip...........................800‑373‑9714 FIRE‑EXTINGUISHERS Averus...................................................................800‑393‑8287 Henrichsen Fire & Safety Equip...........................800‑373‑9714 FIRST AID‑EQUIPMENT & SUPPLIES Affirmed Medical Service......................................847‑322‑9185 FISH ChiTown Fish & Seafood......................................800‑574‑7748 FLATBREADS Grecian Delight Foods.......................Page 03......847‑364‑1010 FLEXIBLE PACKAGING Prairie State Group............................Page 69......847‑801‑3100 FLOOR CLEANING‑REFINISH & REPAIR Sexton Complete Care......................................... 847‑827‑1188 FOOD BROKERS UJ Marketing.........................................................847‑668‑9068 FOOD DISTRIBUTORS Anichini Brothers................................Page 49......312‑644‑8004 Christ Panos Foods...........................Page 21......630‑735‑3232 Devanco Foods..................................Page 23......847‑228‑7070 GFS Distribution................................Cover 2.......800‑968‑6391 Grecian Delight Foods.......................Page 03......847‑364‑1010 Kronos Foods....................................Page 27......800‑621‑0099 Alfa Restaurant Supply.........................................773‑588‑6688 Chef’s Quality Meats.............................................708‑333‑0880 Cugini Distribution.................................................708‑695‑9471 Tec Foods Inc.......................................................773‑638‑5310 FOOD EQUIPMENT Bob King Auctions................................................847‑363‑2268 FOOD EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURERS Sammic Corp.....................................Page 61......224‑307‑2232

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Chicagoland’s Premier, Family Owned & Operated Foodservice Distributor ____________________________________ Discover why so many local independents and chains rely on us to deliver them quality value and service for all of their food product and supply needs for 40 years. From our family to yours, we work hard every day to help you to be successful.

To learn more, have a sales rep visit you. Please call (630) 735-3232.

www.panosfoods.com


FOOD PROCESSING EQUIPMENT CONTROLS Lumenite Control Technology...............................847‑455‑1450 FOOD PRODUCTS Devanco Foods..................................Page 23......847‑228‑7070 GFS Marketplace...............................Page 77......800‑968‑6525 Grecian Delight Foods.......................Page 03......847‑364‑1010 Neil Jones Food Company................Page 53......800‑543‑4356 Riverside Foods.................................Page 71......800‑836‑8303 Menza Foods........................................................630‑230‑0332 Tec Foods Inc.......................................................773‑638‑5310 FOOD PRODUCTS‑PREPARED Captain Ken’s Foods............................................ 800‑510‑3811 FOOD‑DISTRIBUTION SOFTWARE TopshelfDS...........................................................770‑883‑7441 FOOD‑PRODUCTION SOFTWARE TopshelfDS...........................................................770‑883‑7441 FOODSERVICE DISTRIBUTORS GFS Distribution................................Cover 2.......800‑968‑6391 FOODSERVICE EQUIPMENT Losurdo Inc........................................Page 85......630‑833‑4650 Leach Food Equipment Dist.................................815‑712‑7707 March Quality Used & New Equip........................800‑210‑5895 Rational USA........................................................888‑320‑7274 Thunderbird Food Machinery...............................866‑451‑1668 FOODSERVICE EQUIPMENT & SUPPLIES Alfa Restaurant Supply.........................................773‑588‑6688 Boelter Foodservice Equip & Supply....................888‑263‑5837 FOODSERVICE EQUIPMENT‑REPAIR CSI ‑ Coker Service Inc.....................Page 47......888‑908‑5600 Cobblestone Ovens..............................................847‑635‑0172 Mackay Heating & Mechanical.............................847‑381‑0448 FOODSERVICE‑ LAYOUT & DESIGN Losurdo Inc........................................Page 85......630‑833‑4650 A D E Foodservice Equipment.............................. 630‑628‑0811 Sarfatty Associates............................................... 847‑920‑1100 FOODSERVICE‑EQUIPMENT PARTS CSI ‑ Coker Service Inc.....................Page 47......888‑908‑5600 Cobblestone Ovens..............................................847‑635‑0172

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FOODSERVICE‑SUPPLIES GFS Marketplace...............................Page 77......800‑968‑6525 Ramar Supply Co.................................................708‑233‑0808 FREEZER & REF TRAILER RENTAL/LEASING Portable Cold Storage..........................................800‑535‑2445 FREEZERS‑ALL TYPES Custom Cooler & Freezer..................Page 57......630‑879‑3131 FRYERS FSI/Foodservice Solutions....................................847‑719‑6088 _________________________________________________ _________________________________________________

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GASKET REPLACEMENT SERVICE Hands on Gaskets & Hardware............................708‑641‑7007 GELATO Algelato Chicago...............................Page 17......847‑455‑5355 Palazzolo’s Artisan Dairy...................Page 25....800‑4GE‑LATO GELATO EQUIPMENT & SUPPLIES Kool Technologies..............................Page 29......630‑483‑2256 Palazzolo’s Artisan Dairy...................Page 25....800‑4GE‑LATO GENERAL CONTRACTORS Walter Daniels Construction.................................773‑775‑0170 GIARDINIERA E Formella & Sons.............................Page 04......630‑873‑3208 Authentic Barnds..................................................708‑749‑5430 V Formusa Company............................................847‑813‑6040 GLYCOL REFRIGERATION SYSTEM & REPAIR Mackay Heating & Mechanical.............................847‑381‑0448 GOURMET‑FOOD PRODUCTS Viola Imports.........................................................847‑690‑0790 GPS VEHICLE TRACKING Air Corp Wireless..................................................630‑514‑9333 GREASE REMOVAL SERVICE DarPro Solutions/Darling Int’l.............Page 51......708‑388‑3223 Kaluzny Bros Inc................................Page 67......815‑744‑1453 GREASE TRAP PUMPING SERVICE DarPro Solutions/Darling Int’l.............Page 51......708‑338‑3223 Kaluzny Bros Inc................................Page 67......815‑744‑1453 Tierra Environmental.........................Back Cover......888‑551‑1998

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GREASE‑EXHAUST CLEANING Enviromatic Corp of America.............Page 35......800‑325‑8476 Olympia Maintenance........................Page 65......708‑344‑0344 Averus...................................................................800‑393‑8287 GREEK FOOD PRODUCTS Devanco Foods..................................Page 23......847‑228‑7070 Grecian Delight Foods.......................Page 03......847‑364‑1010 Kronos Foods....................................Page 27......800‑621‑0099 Olympia Food Industries.......................................773‑735‑2250 GYROS Devanco Foods..................................Page 23......847‑228‑7070 Grecian Delight Foods.......................Page 03......847‑364‑1010 Kronos Foods....................................Page 27......800‑621‑0099 Olympia Food Industries.......................................773‑735‑2250

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HAMBURGER PATTY MANUFACTURER Devanco Foods..................................Page 23......847‑228‑7070 HEATING & AIR CONDITIONER SERVICE & REP Black Diamond Plumbing & Mech.....Page 02......866‑855‑2932 Mechanical 24....................................Page 58......847‑987‑9738 Mackay Heating & Mechanical.............................847‑381‑0448 HEATING & COOLING‑INSTALLATION & REPAIR Polar Refrigeration................................................630‑670‑6890 HOOD & EXHAUST‑CLEANING Enviromatic Corp of America.............Page 35......800‑325‑8476 Olympia Maintenance........................Page 65......708‑344‑0344 Averus...................................................................800‑393‑8287

Let Us Mail Your Brochure or Catalog To New Businesses and New Owners Each month we send our directories and magazine to new openings, new owners, new incorporations and liquor license applicants across the Chicagoland market. Let us include your information in our “Welcome Packet” to reach these buyers in need. $1 Per location, 250 piece minimum, rate based on weight

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DISTRIBUTION

Chicago’s Favorite Restaurant Supplier

We know it’s important to drive new traffic into your restaurant and keep them coming back for more. When you buy Kronos, you buy the most recognized brand with the best reputation in Chicagoland, the highest quality Gyros and a toolbox full of eye-catching point of sale. We partner with you to drive traffic and develop loyal customers. We invest in our customers’ success by creating customers for our customers.

Kronos’ revolutionary manufacturing process flame cooks layer upon layer of savory gyros cones to perfection and carves the slices for you. KronoBROIL™ Gyros Slices deliver the unrivaled taste, texture and appearance of a traditional gyros cone without the need for special equipment.

Gyros Extreme is menu concepts that feature on-trend flavor profiles that complement & elevate Kronos Gyros to deliver new & enticing ways for today’s consumers to enjoy Gyros. Each menu concept has a tool kit of POS items to display in your restaurant. These traffic-stopping POS items are free and sure to increase consumer demand for Gyros.

Call 800-621-0099 to place your order today. Visit our website to see our full line of products. www.KronosFoodsCorp.com


HOOD & EXHAUST‑SYSTEMS Belvin/J&F Sheet Metal Co...................................312‑666‑5222 HOOD SYSTEMS‑FIRE Averus...................................................................800‑393‑8287 HOT DOGS Crawford Sausage................................................773‑277‑3095 Red Hot Chicago..................................................800‑249‑5226 Vienna Beef..........................................................773‑278‑7800 HUMAN RESOURCES ADP......................................................................847‑507‑4210 HUMMUS & SPREADS Grecian Delight Foods.......................Page 03......847‑364‑1010 _________________________________________________

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ICE CREAM Algelato Chicago...............................Page 17......847‑455‑5355 Palazzolo’s Artisan Dairy...................Page 25....800‑4GE‑LATO Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream..............................608‑221‑8640 Fox Valley Farms..................................................630‑231‑3005 Homer’s Gourmet Ice Cream................................847‑251‑0477 Instantwhip Chicago.............................................800‑933‑2500 ICE CREAM‑EQUIPMENT & SUPPLY Kool Technologies..............................Page 29......630‑483‑2256 ICE CREAM‑YOGURT Instantwhip Chicago.............................................800‑933‑2500

Event Cosponsorships Our free industry events attract attendees from all segments of the industry. Attendees come to network, experience food samples and meet vendors they can trust. 2017 events will be held in January, June and September. Call for the exact date of our next event. Event Cosponsorships: $500 per company Page 28


We are proud to be the exclusive North and Central Illinois and Northwest Indiana distributor for Stoelting, the leader in frozen dessert and beverage equipment. We sell and support all dealers throughout our region. For the name of a dealer near you call today or visit our Stoelting showroom: 714 Bonded Parkway, Streamwood, IL.

Frozen dessert and refrigeration equipment

630-483-2256

kooltechnologies.com

CALL TODAY For The Name Of A Dealer Near You!

Kool Technologies offers expert refrigeration repairs with the “service” difference. Contact us today to see how great a refrigeration company can be. We take pride in customer satisfaction and quality workmanship.

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On-Time • Fair Pricing • All Work Guaranteed

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