Luxury Restaurant Sales in Chicago Dismal in January

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It’s been a slow month for Chicago restaurants – specifically luxury ones, or those that will cost you at least $100 per person. No doubt, each market is different, but typically, October, November and December brings in the most volume for Chicago luxury restaurants. As Michael Muser, General Manager at Grace, has said, “It’s a celebratory season.” In other words, luxury restaurants do well for occasions. On the flip-side, January is rather dismal.

It makes sense. Think about it: Tourists typically wouldn’t consider the cold, windy winter months in Chicago to be an ideal vacation destination. Read More