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By Steve Peto
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About

The Taste of Chicago has 1 food truck and 1 hot dog cart and has been operating in Reno Nevada for over 3 years serving authentic Chicago Style Food. After one year of searching for the perfect location, we finally found a restaurant to open the only Chicago Style Pizza Parlor and Tavern in Reno. This is a big endeavor for a small foodtruck, so we are asking our fans to help ease the pain by contributing to our start-up costs. Our Yelp reviews prove us to be the only spot for authentic Chicago food in Northern Nevada. Now let's be the only spot for Chicago pizza. 

Menu: We're keeping the menu from the foodtruck and adding Deep Dish and Thin Crust Pizza, Chicago style steaks, pasta dishes and more! 

Location: We have secured a building 2 blocks from the Aces Ballpark on the corner of 1st Street and Lake. A standalone building on the Truckee River with a full bar and back patio. A great central location to offer delivery service to most of Reno and Sparks.

Open date: Our ETA is set to coincide with the Stanley Cup (go Hawks!) and the start of the baseball season 2017.

What about the foodtruck? We do not plan to stop our mobile services and catering. In fact we hope to expand the food truck and hot dog cart operations this year.

Risks and challenges

The hardest part in opening a restaurant is getting customers to walk through the doors. By running the foodtruck for the past three years, we have already established a strong customer base that recognizes the authenticity and quality of our food.
The second hardest part is building the dream with a limited budget. With the help of my savings, a bank loan or two and your support we can hit the ground running!

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    Pledge $150 and get 10 Chicago Style Hotdogs, 10 fries, 4 appetizers and 4 pitchers of a beverage during any Cubs or White Sox game during the 2017 season.

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    We will close our doors for your own private party for the evening in 2017. Includes up to $2000 worth of food and soft drinks. (15% gratuity and sales tax applies). Awesome idea for a birthday or grad party. Come in early to hang your own streamers, balloons, whatever.

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