Mary May 312.744.0576 email@example.com
The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) is pleased to announce the eight food trucks participating in Chicago’s newest food fest: the City of Chicago Food Truck Rally on Friday, October 11 at Daley Plaza (Washington and Dearborn) from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. The first Food Truck Rally of its kind is presented by the City of Chicago, Goose Island Beer Company and Illinois Lottery.
|Beavers Coffee & Donuts||The Fat Shallot|
|Bridgeport Pasty||Jerk 312|
|Chicago Lunchbox||The Salsa Truck|
The City of Chicago Food Truck Rally will provide both lunchtime and after work dining options as well as a designated area for beer and wine to be purchased and enjoyed, plus live music and DJs providing entertainment – including Mike & Lisa, 11:30am–1:30pm and DJ Lisa René, 5–7:30pm.
The City has been working with food truck owners to identify opportunities to bolster food truck operations throughout the city and streamline licensing for new trucks entering the market. Since February of this year, 20 new cook-on-board trucks have hit the streets in Chicago joining the approximately 100 existing mobile food dispensers already operating. The City continues to work with owners to encourage industry growth.
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Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events
The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) is dedicated to enriching Chicago’s artistic vitality and cultural vibrancy. This includes fostering the development of Chicago’s non-profit arts sector, independent working artists and for-profit arts businesses; providing a framework to guide the City’s future cultural and economic growth, via the 2012 Chicago Cultural Plan; marketing the City’s cultural assets to a worldwide audience; and presenting high-quality, free and affordable cultural programs for residents and visitors.