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File #: 20-3246    Version: 1 Name: CELEBRATING 100 YEARS OF VITO AND NICK’S PIZZERIA
Type: Consent Calendar Resolution Status: Approved
File created: 7/10/2020 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 7/30/2020 Final action: 7/30/2020
Title: PROPOSED RESOLUTION CELEBRATING 100 YEARS OF VITO AND NICK'S PIZZERIA WHEREAS in the year 2020, Vito and Nick's Pizzeria is celebrating 100 years in business, and WHEREAS the family has been making pizza for 75 years, and WHEREAS Vito and Nick's, in Chicago, was founded in 1920 as a tavern named Vito's Tavern located at 2708 Congress Parkway, and WHEREAS Vito's Tavern was opened by Vito and Mary Barraco, and WHEREAS from those humble beginnings back in 1920, Vito's Tavern moved to several locations including 80th and South Halsted and 79th and Carpenter, and WHEREAS Vito and Mary had two children, many grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren, and WHEREAS Vito and Mary's son Nick and his wife Mary opened a Pizzeria in 1945 on 79th Street and in 1965 moved to their current location at 8433 South Pulaski Road, and WHEREAS Nick's late sister Lee (Barraco) Musso had a hand in the success of the family business, and WHEREAS from its humble tavern beginnings, Vito and Nick...
Sponsors: JOHN P. DALEY, TONI PRECKWINKLE (President), FRANK J. AGUILAR, ALMA E. ANAYA, LUIS ARROYO JR, SCOTT R. BRITTON, DENNIS DEER, BRIDGET DEGNEN, BRIDGET GAINER, BRANDON JOHNSON, BILL LOWRY, DONNA MILLER, STANLEY MOORE, KEVIN B. MORRISON, SEAN M. MORRISON, PETER N. SILVESTRI, DEBORAH SIMS, LARRY SUFFREDIN
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PROPOSED RESOLUTION

CELEBRATING 100 YEARS OF VITO AND NICK'S PIZZERIA

WHEREAS in the year 2020, Vito and Nick's Pizzeria is celebrating 100 years in business, and

WHEREAS the family has been making pizza for 75 years, and

WHEREAS Vito and Nick's, in Chicago, was founded in 1920 as a tavern named Vito's Tavern located at 2708 Congress Parkway, and

WHEREAS Vito's Tavern was opened by Vito and Mary Barraco, and

WHEREAS from those humble beginnings back in 1920, Vito's Tavern moved to several locations including 80th and South Halsted and 79th and Carpenter, and

WHEREAS Vito and Mary had two children, many grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren, and

WHEREAS Vito and Mary's son Nick and his wife Mary opened a Pizzeria in 1945 on 79th Street and in 1965 moved to their current location at 8433 South Pulaski Road, and

WHEREAS Nick's late sister Lee (Barraco) Musso had a hand in the success of the family business, and

WHEREAS from its humble tavern beginnings, Vito and Nick's Pizzeria has flourished and grown into a venerable neighborhood institution that has served delicious food to countless customers over the years, and

WHEREAS over the years and throughout many changes, Vito and Nick's Pizzeria has become a favorite gathering spot for residents to enjoy the Pizzeria's famous thin crust pizza, and

WHEREAS Vito and Nick's Pizzeria has remained faithful to the vision and philosophy of outstanding customer service and is as a greatly valued and widely respected member of the Chicago restaurant industry; now therefore

BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Commissioners of Cook County does hereby congratulate Vito and Nick's on its 100th Anniversary, and pays tribute to the numerous employees past and present, who have built the business into the successful operation it is today, and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this text be spread upon the Official Proceedings of this Honorable Body, and a suitable copy of same be tendered to Rosemary Barraco Geor...

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