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Chick-fil-A tests new family style meal initiative
By Kim Mikus
Jul 19, 2017 4:27 PM
Chick-fil-A is testing a new family style meal initiative in an effort to cater to busy customers who want to eat together as a family at home.
Peak Construction completes Marriott in Bolingbrook
Daily Herald Report
Jul 18, 2017 9:31 AM
Peak Construction Corp. in Des Plaines recently completed the Marriott Residence Inn in Bolingbrook.
US Foods acquires three Midwest distributors
Jul 17, 2017 1:36 PM
US Foods said it has acquired broadline distributors, The Thompson Company, Braunger Foods and Variety Foods, owned and operated by TOBA Inc., for an undisclosed sum.
WoodSpring Hotels breaks ground for Tinley Park location
Jul 11, 2017 9:14 AM
WoodSpring Hotels has partnered with Holladay Properties, a privately held, full-service commercial real estate firm, to develop their third hotel in the Chicago area in Tinley Park.
Farm & Fleet harkens back to earlier times
By Jean Murphy
Jun 19, 2017 9:55 AM
Farm & Fleet, which is family-owned and not franchised, harkens back to the general-store days that flourished across the United States during the 18th and 19th centuries in small towns and remote places where a single shop was sufficient to service an entire community.
McDonald's ends four-decade Olympics sponsorship
By Marissa Payne
Jun 16, 2017 10:46 AM
Citing a decision to "focus on different priorities," Oak Brook-based McDonald's announced on Friday it will no longer sponsor the Olympics.
WT Cafe adds home delivery
Jun 9, 2017 9:41 AM
WT Café, which provides healthy lunch options for schools, is introducing home meal deliveries in Naperville.
Deer Park agrees to continue chipping in for hotel shuttle
By Bob Susnjara
Jun 7, 2017 3:15 PM
Deer Park will continue providing a cut of hotel tax receipts to help pay for shuttle bus service provided by Hampton Inn and Suites.
SureStay Plus Hotel Chicago opens in Lombard
Jun 7, 2017 1:00 AM
The SureStay Plus Hotel Chicago Lombard has opened to guests at 222 East 22nd St. in Lombard.
Meet Marriott's longest-standing employee: A 79-year-old omelet maker
Jun 4, 2017 7:20 AM
Cecil Exum, who will turn 80 in two weeks, has been cooking for Marriott since before it was called Marriott. He was 19 when he left a sharecroppers' farm in North Carolina to take a job at Hot Shoppes, a root-beer stand run by the Marriott family. He bussed tables, served sodas and made banana splits. The following year, the Marriotts opened their first hotel. Exum, a dishwasher, was among its first employees. He made about 75 cents an hour and took home $30 a week.
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