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Greg Laketek '10, Culinary Arts, is listed as "The New Artisan" in Michigan Ave Magazine

Friday, November 1, 2013   (0 Comments)
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By Catherine DeOrio

The New Artisan
Greg Laketek, West Loop Salumi

Burned out by his consulting job, Inverness native Greg Laketek traded his tie for a toque at Kendall College culinary school, then trained in Parma under meat maestro Massimo Spigaroli. After months of producing almost 1,000 pounds of salumi daily, he returned home, joined forces with Publican alum Jesse Katzman, and opened West Loop Salumi, the first Illinois USDA certified salumeria.
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