Third generation owner, Joey Morelli, of Max’s Deli, located at 191 Skokie Valley Rd in Highland Park, is planning next steps to open his North Shore deli next month. Morelli already has in place facemasks for sale, paper menus printed, contactless free delivery and more. Until Chicago restaurants can officially open their doors for dining, Max’s Deli has teamed up with Atria Senior Living to provide FREE food for all essential workers this Friday, May 15.
“I am thrilled to team up with Atria Senior Living so we can show our appreciation to all essential workers,” comments Morelli. “We welcome those who are the front lines every day to enjoy our scratch-made Italian Jewish food and bring them smiles with our frosted mask cookies.”
Essential Workers Appreciation Day at Max’s Deli in Highland Park Friday, May 15, 9am – 7pm Free Beverage, Bagel & Cream Cheese, Smiley Mask Cookie Curbside Pickup
Morelli is also looking to the future of restaurant dining especially when it comes to his deli open 7-days a week for breakfast, lunch and dinner. While the state confirms the dine-in parameters slated for June, Morelli will incorporate these fundamental items at the restaurant: 1. Facemasks with restaurant logo available for $5 each 2. Paper menus 3. Thermometers to temp customers 4. 25% of restaurant open heading towards 50% 5. New online ordering platform for easy ordering/pickup/delivery arrangements 6. Continue to offer contactless Curbside pickup at the restaurant 7. Contactless free Delivery
“I speak on behalf of myself and other restaurateurs- we are looking forward to return to normalcy in the restaurants,” says Morelli. “Our staff is on the front lines every day making food for hospital personnel, essential workers and our customers. We can’t wait to see everyone back at Max’s, with a few changes likes masks and social distancing, but with the same mind-blowing Jewish food.”
Max’s Deli is open for curbside pickup, catering and delivery Monday through Sunday 7 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.