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Tramonto and Gand Look North by Northwest

By Chuck Sudo in Food on Jul 23, 2007 2:30PM

2007_07_rick_gale.jpgRick Tramonto and Gale Gand are on the move, again. The Tru masterminds, flush with the overwhelming success of their multiple restaurant concepts in the Westin Chicago North Shore Hotel in Wheeling, now have plans for restaurants in an Intercontinental Hotel being built in Rosemont and a Hyatt in Schaumburg currently undergoing a makeover.

The pair's company, Cenitare Restaurants Ltd., and their hotel development partner, Oakbrook Terrace-based the Harp Group Inc., are also looking long-term at expansion outside the greater Chicago area. That could happen as soon as 2009. For now, we'll just wait on pins and needles for the new Tramonto-Gand concepts to open.

Image courtesy of Tru website.