Smyth & The Loyalist Staff Support

Like so many restaurants affected by the mandatory closedown, we’re most heartbroken for our extraordinary employees who have helped make Smyth and The Loyalist what they are today. We have also been fortunate enough, despite these challenging times, to have many of our regular guests ask how they can help, for which we are eternally grateful. We’ve established this GoFundMe for anyone who wishes to donate funds that will go directly toward the expenses and needs of our team through this crisis. This is the team of people that know just how you prefer your cocktail, your favorite wine, or the particular table you prefer and before you even have to ask. They’ve mastered the art of curing an egg yolk and flipping the Dirty Burg just “so.” 

We know there is a lot of uncertainty ahead for many of us, but look forward to many more shared meals and memories with all of you around our tables. Please be well, and take care of your neighbor.


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  • Anonymous 
    • $40 
    • 11 mos
  • Trevor Mooney 
    • $100 
    • 11 mos
  • James Alexander 
    • $100 
    • 11 mos
  • Kolter Livengood 
    • $400 
    • 11 mos
  • Linda Plotnicki 
    • $250 
    • 11 mos
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Karen Urie 
Chicago, IL
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