Pacino's Employee Relief Fund

Pacino in Italian translates to passion, and that is exactly what we have tried to bring with our restaurant to the South Loop and greater community.  So many people have welcomed us with open arms and we are appreciative for our new friends.  When opening a new restaurant there are many risks and unknowns; however, despite all the planning we could not have anticipated an immediate and complete loss of business.  Our initial success was only possible as a result of our great staff, who put their faith in us to help provide for them and their families. 

Due to the public health crisis all our full-time employees, who are dependent on tips as the main source of income for their families, are suddenly out of work.

To help our dedicated restaurant staff, we are asking friends, colleagues, community, family and extended network in joining us to give whatever amount you are able. 100% of these donations will go to our staff aiming at helping these workers cover basic living expenses.

We are so grateful for your support, and your patronage means the world to us. We will get through this together and look forward to being with friends around the table very soon.

Chef Michael
  • Wendy Hart 
    • $5 
    • 10 mos
  • Alyson Feiger 
    • $36 
    • 20 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $30 
    • 21 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $10 
    • 21 mos
  • Hannah and Brian Pogrund 
    • $50 
    • 21 mos
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Jason Wiznitzer 
Chicago, IL
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