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Tasty Value Special Events American Italian St. Charles

ST. CHARLES, IL (AUGUST 4, 2015)Buona is excited to announce its expansion to St. Charles, Illinois. The 15th location of the family-owned business will officially open on Tuesday, August 4th at 2425 W. Main Street. The grand opening will feature a full day of giveaways, freebies and of course, plenty of Chicago’s original Italian beef!

To kick things off on opening day, the first 100 guests in line will automatically win free beef for a year at Buona! Other festivities include a prize wheel with Buona swag and gift cards, complimentary coffee for those who endure the long line, and more.

The Buona restaurant group began in 1981, and has since become a Chicagoland favorite. Buona collaborated with Hague Architecture on the design of the new St. Charles location, introducing a fresh new prototype for the Buona restaurants. The sleek exterior features exposed red brick in traditional Chicago style, and the interior features a more modern look with an exposed industrial ceiling. Join three generations of the Buonavolanto family as they celebrate the 15th Buona location!

About Buona Restaurants

The first Buona restaurant began serving Chicago’s original Italian beef in Berwyn, IL in 1981. Founded by Buonavolanto patriarch Joe Buonavolanto, Sr., the chain has expanded to fourteen locations while remaining family-owned and furthering a legacy that is equal parts family values, innovation, and adaptation. The family is defining the next-generation beef stand as a place that is the perfect blend of old-school indulgence in Chicago classics and next generation menu choices – made with a focus on fresh, scratch-made food. While the menu has expanded, the original beef recipe has not been compromised – for the three generations of Buonavolantos who are active in the company, comprise and quality are never uttered in the same breath. Buona was listed in Steve Dolinsky’s Top 15 Italian Beefs in Chicagoland, and offers other Chicago classics such as the Pepper & Egg sandwich. For more information, visit Buona online at, like them on Facebook, or follow them on Twitter.


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