Chain: Buona

Buona Companies to Break Into Wisconsin with Dual-Branded Concept

The Buona Companies announced the upcoming opening of a dual-branded concept in Pleasant Prairie. Marking a historic moment for the company as it enters Wisconsin for the first time, a grand opening celebration will be held on Monday, February 26. The Buona Companies is made up of Buona, the largest family-owned Italian beef restaurant group […]

Buona Shares More About National Expansion

Buona, maker of Chicago’s Original Italian Beef, has today announced its continued national expansion with plans to target additional U.S. high-growth markets. The regional Chicago icon will target Florida, Texas and Arizona for new franchise locations in the coming year, as well as added expansion in key Midwestern cities. In addition to booming growth, the […]

Chicago Favorites Buona and The Original Rainbow Cone Announce Dual-Concept Locations

Iconic Chicago restaurant brands Buona and The Original Rainbow Cone have announced today the first Buona/Rainbow Cone dual-concept locations outside of Chicago. Led by experienced entrepreneurs and real estate developers Jesse Alvarez, Chicago native now residing in the Nashville metro area and Tony Vendramin, the new Buona /Rainbow Cone locations will bring the classic Chicago […]

25th Buona Restaurant to Open in Countryside, Illinois

The Buona Companies, owner and operator of family-owned Buona, announced that it will be opening a new location in Countryside, Illinois in early June of 2021. This location will be the 25th Buona restaurant across the greater-Chicago area and will be located at the corner of South LaGrange Road and Plainfield Road. To celebrate the […]

Buona Opens Second Location in Downtown Chicago

Buona announced today the opening of its newest in Chicago’s West Loop at 804 West Washington Blvd on Saturday, November 24. The new restaurant is the second to open in downtown Chicago, and the family-owned group’s 24th location. To celebrate, Buona is giving a free Italian beef sandwich to anyone who is in line at the West […]

Buona, The Original Italian Beef, Expands Outside Illinois

Buona, The Original Italian Beef, announced the opening of its first location outside of Illinois at 324 US 41, Schererville, Indiana, 46375 on March 27. The opening represents a significant milestone for the family-owned business, as it signals its intent to spread the “national” sandwich of Chicago beyond Illinois’ borders. The restaurant will be the […]

Buona Sets Opening Date for Oak Lawn Restaurant

Buona, The Original Italian Beef, announced the opening of its newest restaurant location in Oak Lawn, Illinois. The last of the family-owned Italian beef restaurant groups will officially open its 21st location on Wednesday, December 6 at 6235 95th Street in Oak Lawn. The restaurant marks the group’s third new opening in 2017, a year […]

Buona Opens Near Chicago’s Magnificent Mile

Buona, The Original Italian Beef, opened its newest location to over 1,000 new customers at 613 North McClurg Court on Saturday November 4—hundreds of whom waited in line before they opened their doors. The family-owned business, which has preserved the city’s great Italian beef traditions, is pleased to bring its take on Chicago’s iconic sandwich […]

Buona Unites Chicago Cubs and White Sox

Buona, the original Italian beef, is uniting a city with divided loyalties, as the family-owned brand is now the official Italian beef of both the Chicago Cubs and the Chicago White Sox. While Buona’s Italian beef and meatball sandwiches were served in both Wrigley and Guaranteed Rate Fields in 2016, 2017 marks the first year […]