- Post 30 September 2013
- By The Chicago Sun-Times
The Taste of Chicago turned a profit in 2013 for the first time in six years. | Sun-Times
Taste of Chicago turned a profit in 2013 for the first time in six years — thanks to a recipe that included perfect weather, a popular music lineup, celebrity chefs and food trucks — turning Mayor Rahm Emanuel's revised, bumped and abbreviated format into a keeper.
One year after losing $1.3 million, the Taste made $272,000. That's a nearly $1.6 million turnaround in just one year for a lakefront showcase that, some feared, was headed for the scrap heap.
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