Welcome to Chicago Independents!

It is our hope to provide your drinking and/or dining establishment with greater exposure, more
options for camaraderie with your peers, educational programs led by Industry insiders and more.

Benefits include:
  • Networking
  • Group Discounts
  • Educational Seminars/Webinars

  • Restaurant/Member Name:
    Your Name/Title:

    Chicago Independents accepts members exclusively on a referral basis.
    Referred by:
    (Restaurant or Industry Affiliation)

    Please select your method of Annual Membership Dues payment.
    The Annual Membership of $1820 may be paid in any of the three following ways:

    Check made payable to Chicago Independents. Payments may be made on a quarterly basis in the amount of $455/quarter or may be paid in full. Invoices must be paid upon receipt. Check should be mailed to: CATV, Inc. 2533 Euclid Heights Boulevard, Cleveland, OH 44106-2709

    Quarterly Gift Certificate Online Sale. (Each quarter, Chicago Independents would post e-certificates on your restaurant’s behalf. Either 13-$50 certificates at $35 or 26-$25 certificates at $17.50. Certificates have a face value of $2600 and a five-year expiration.
    • Do not include tax or gratuity
    • One per table
    • No change due on the unused portion
    • Not valid on restaurant holidays or special events
    • Any unsold gift certificates will be invoiced to the member. Member agrees to pay within 30 days of receipt.
    • If restaurant is sold or closed, member must notify Chicago Independents as soon as possible and agrees that certificates will be honored until expiration and that Chicago Independents will be reimbursed within 30 days of an invoice for any refunds the organization issues to purchasers of unused certificates
    Collaborative Event(s) with another Chicago Independents’ Member.
    • Quarterly with (member name)
    • Annual with (member name(s))

    For Directory Purposes
    Restaurant offers the following:
    Take out
    Party Room
    Al Fresco Dining
    Live Music
    Wine Tasting
    Children's Menu

    In 10 words or less, describe the type of cuisine served at your restaurant (Nationality? Comfort? Trendy? Family?)

    Provide back-end link to your on-line reservation service, please.

    By selecting this you agree to all terms and conditions.

    Questions? Call Myra Orenstein at 216.932.3322 or email