Object ID
2006.22.4
Object Name
Plaque
Object Collection
Date Created
1974
Material
Metal; Plastic; Wood
Object Entities
Mitchell, Louis (owned by)
Mitchell's, Lou (is related to)
Object Description
Golden Cup Award, 1974 by the Coffee Brewing Center of the Pan American Coffee Bureau, presented to Lou Mitchell's Restaurant. The yellowed plastic plaque is mounted on a light wood with a 3D metal coffee cup attached below
Origin
Uncle Lou’s father started the family business in 1923, and then entered his son, Lou Mitchell. The man was “Uncle” Lou Mitchell. His graciousness, friendliness, hospitality and constant effort and attention to quality and excellence soon had the droves of hungry eager customers standing in line. Today Lou Mitchell’s is not only a Chicago institution, but also recognized nationally and internationally with endless accolades. Among the list are USA Today, American Way, newspapers, magazines, food critics, television. “It’s a must see place.”
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Citation
Plaque, 1974, LOUIS MITCHELL ESTATE, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/7551. Accessed 08/13/20.