Thank you for supporting our family-owned restaurant

As our community responds to Coronavirus, we want to express that our entire staff remains dedicated to upholding the strongest health and safety standards. Our well-trained staff will continue to handle food safely and ensure we regularly decontaminate all surfaces. Any employee who feels sick will stay home and seek medical care. At Chile Toreado we will be keeping a close eye on recommendations from the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and other local and national experts. We will take any steps necessary to ensure the health and safety of our guests and staff as new developments evolve. We are raising the bar to ensure our guests can continue to enjoy Chile Toreado with peace of mind. We, and all small businesses, thank you for your support.

Published by Chile Toreado Restaurant

"‘Always be careful with the chile toreados’ is the warning the brothers’ grandmother gave them when teaching how to cook what is now the restaurant’s signature dish. Her recipes and the experience of cooking while growing up impoverished on a farm in Mexico helped expose the brothers to fresh, authentic Mexican food, most of which was gathered and hunted directly from their farm. ‘Our family could afford to eat three things,’ Jaime Sotelo said. ‘Rabanitos, chile toreados and tortillas.’ The roasted, limey, extra-spicy nature of their grandmother’s dish was a natural pick for the restaurant’s name. ‘The flavor in chile toreado is unique.'”

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