October 13, 2009

Shallots Bistro, Breadsmith of Skokie, and Jewel Food Store Top Chicago Area Kosher Establishments

Chicago, IL…Shallots Bistro (restaurant), Breadsmith of Skokie (bakery), and Jewel Food Store (grocery) were rated the top kosher establishments in the Greater Chicago area in the 2009 Chicago area kosher survey conducted by Kosher Community Surveys. The survey asked local consumers their opinions of Chicago area kosher stores, restaurants, and bakeries. Other establishments with strong showings include Ta’boun Grill, Romanian Kosher, Hungarian Kosher Foods, The Sandwich Club, Tein Li Chow, and Srulie’s Delicatessen. Neil Rosenbaum, President of Kosher Community Surveys LLC, observed, “Chicago’s kosher consumers deserve restaurants, bakeries, and stores that focus on their needs. Positive and negative feedback provided by the survey can help establishments do just that.” Over 300 people participated in this year’s survey. The survey is conducted on an annual basis to provide Chicago citizens and visitors a means to evaluate changes in the quality of kosher establishments. Kosher Community Surveys LLC conducts consumer surveys of kosher restaurants, bakeries and stores across the country. The organization is dedicated to the improvement of the kosher food sector through customer feedback as well as providing recognition to those establishments with the highest quality food and service in their respective markets including Philadelphia, Washington DC, Baltimore, Boston, Atlanta, and Cleveland.