Restaurants plan second locations seemingly every day. But today isn't like other days—today's the day that the owners of Chicago's oldest steakhouse ink the deal for its first expansion in its nearly-75-year history.
Gene & Georgetti owners the Durpetti family finished the deal for an upcoming Rosemont location in the space that formerly housed the Rosewood at 9421 W. Higgins Rd., talks of which were first reported in October. The restaurant is currently unnamed and the concept is a little murky, although a press release says it "will be inspired by Gene & Georgetti's classic atmosphere, and along with the menu, it will keep with the tradition, consistency, and reputation for quality that the Gene & Georgetti name is known for." Look for the opening sometime next year.
Watch the video below for a little visual proof. Eater has reached out to the Durpettis for more information—stay tuned for updates.
UPDATE: The menu at the new location will be the same as the original, representatives say. The new restaurant will also house an event space.