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2020 Annual Meeting and Installation of Officers Luncheon

The IRA Family Continues to Grow in 2020  



The Illinois Restaurant Association officially kicked off its 106th year of service at the 2020 Annual Meeting and Luncheon, held in the beautiful Burnham Ballroom of The Mid-America Club. Greg Schulson, Founder and CEO of Burrito Beach Mexican Grill & President and CEO Lunan Corporation, was sworn in for a second term as Chairman of the IRA Board. The 2020 Officers, Board of Directors, and Advisory Council members were also announced.

Thank you to Samir Mayekar, Deputy Mayor for Economic and Neighborhood Development, City of Chicago for joining us as the keynote speaker.  

The IRA also honored the winners of the 2019 Industry Awards. Congratulations to all the award winners:
Sara Rowe ProStart® Company of the Year

 Kevin Vaughan, Vaughan Hospitality Group 

Vendor of the Year
Kevin Pribilsky, Performance Foodservice

Restaurateurs of the Year
Sarah Grueneberg, Monteverde Restaurant & Pastificio

Meg Sahs, Monteverde Restaurant & Pastificio

Here’s to a successful 2020!

Photography thanks to James A. Vitullo Photography 

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