Meet Giovanna & Jonathan Capitanini

Italian Village Restaurants Founded: 1927 Location: Chicago, IL Tell us a little about yourselves: (Giovanna) Jonathan and I have started the process of transitioning the business from our mother to us. We are the fourth generation to run the business…. Read more→

Gratitude and Reflection – A Letter From The President

Dear EFBC Members, As we prepare to bid farewell to another eventful year for the EFBC, December arrives, adorned with the warmth and joy of the holiday season. It’s a time for reflection, gratitude, and showing appreciation for the people… Read more→

Member Spotlight: Krusinski Construction 50th Anniversary

In the ever-evolving world of construction, it is a remarkable achievement for any company to reach the momentous milestone of 50 years in business. Such an accomplishment showcases not only perseverance, but also a steadfast commitment to their core values… Read more→

Rewiring, Not Retiring

One of the remarkable aspects of retirement is that you finally have the time to explore what truly interests you. Start by taking a trip down memory lane. Think about the activities or hobbies that once brought you joy but… Read more→

A Season of Growth – Letter From The President

Dear EFBC Members, With October ending soon and us moving towards November, we find ourselves in a season of focus and determination. It’s a time for Midwesterners to buckle down and turn their attention to business strategies and plans for… Read more→