Buona, The Original Italian Beef, has announced the opening of its first location outside of Illinois at 324 US 41, Schererville, IN on Tuesday March 27, 2018. The restaurant will be the group’s 23rd location.
“This move is the first wave of spreading some Buona Beef love outside of Illinois,” says second-generation owner, Joe Buonavolanto, Jr. “We’re excited to share Chicago’s original Italian beef sandwich with the residents of Schererville – made exactly like it was in 1930’s Chicago, spiced just right and free of additives and preservatives.”
To celebrate the opening, Buona is giving a free Italian beef sandwich to anyone who is in line at the Schererville location before 10:00 a.m. on March 27th. In addition, 1,981 prizes (a number that commemorates 1981, the year the family opened their first restaurant in Berwyn, IL) will be given away on opening day and on Friday and Saturday March 30th and 31st. Prizes include free beef for a year, SWAG and more. Buona is also hosting a beef-eating contest at 11:00 am on Saturday March 31stthat pits athletes from Griffith and Highland High Schools who will compete for a $250 catering package.
Seating 130, the Schererville location’s design features a mix archetypal Chicago materials and classic modern elements. The location will feature additional outdoor seating in warmer months.
A ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place at 11:00AM on Monday, March 26, 2018.
Buona | 324 US 41, Schererville, IN 46375
Open Daily from 10AM – 10PM