• Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom Celebrates Grand Opening in Downtown Chapel Hill

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    March 17, 2014

    Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom will open its first restaurant in the Carolinas, located in downtown Chapel Hill at 140 West Franklin Street.
    WHO: Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom
    WHAT: Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting
    WHEN: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Thursday, March 20, with ribbon cutting held at 11 a.m.
    WHERE: 140 West Franklin St., Chapel Hill, NC
    A grand opening celebration will be held on Thursday, March 20. In tribute to the first Old Chicago restaurant opening in 1976, free pizza for a year will be awarded to the first 76 customers that line up at the new restaurant in advance of its 11 a.m. ribbon cutting with the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce and the Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership.
    For more information, visit carolinachamber.org or contact Kristen Smith at (919) 357-9988(919) 357-9988.
    The Chapel Hill-Carrboro (NC) Chamber of Commerce is a business leadership organization serving the greater Chapel Hill, NC community.  The Chamber serves and supports the business interests of its more than 1,300 members and helps create a sustainable community where they can thrive.  Chamber members employ more than 80,000 in the Research Triangle region. 
    A traditional, casual dining restaurant specializing in Chicago-style pizzas, pastas, calzones and salads, The Old Chicago brand has more than three decades of proven success. With 96 restaurants operating in 22 states, Old Chicago is a model for the casual dining segment. The Old Chicago World Beer Tour allows its more than 1 million and growing members to enjoy 110 of the best beers from across the globe.

    Kristen Smith, Vice President, Advocacy and Engagement
    (919) 357-9988



  • Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce
    104 South Estes Drive
    P.O. Box 2897
    Chapel Hill, NC 27515
    (919) 967-7075 Fax: (919) 968-6874