CHICAGO (CBS) — Chicago area entrepreneurs filled an auditorium at Kennedy-King College on Friday, hoping Whole Foods would pick their products to fill the shelves of a store scheduled to open in Englewood at the end of the year.
Love Cork Screw wine company owner Chrishon Lampley was one of dozens of small business owners hoping to be picked as vendors for the new Englewood grocery store.READ MORE: Brent Seabrook Ending Playing Career After 15 Years With Chicago Blackhawks
She described her company as a “wine lifestyle brand.”
“We’re in, actually, 50 locations, but we’re very excited to get into Whole Foods, hopefully after today,” she said.
Lampley distinguished her wines by names, as well as taste.
“Touch The Sky is one of the names. We have In Too Deep. We have Hard Knock Life, Head Over Heels,” she said.READ MORE: Man Falls On Red Line Platform In Rogers Park, Dies After Train Strikes His Head