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Now that Chicago has lifted its ban on food carts, Chicago’s food entrepreneurs can openly provide food to consumers – and established restaurateurs gain an opportunity to sell their products in new markets.
The city’s culinary entrepreneurs may now pursue an affordable path to a legal livelihood.
Today, the Chicago Committee on License and Consumer Protection voted in favor of an ordinance that would legalize food carts in the city. Now the ordinance moves to the full City Council, which will meet on Sept. 24 for a vote. Chicago is one of the only major U.S. cities that bans food carts; these...
On Sept. 24, 2015, Chicago City Council voted unanimously in favor of an ordinance to legalize food carts, giving thousands of street vendors across the city the freedom to make an honest living and opening the door for the next generation of culinary entrepreneurs.