RESTAURANT PRESENTING LESSON IN PREPARED FOOD RETAILING

CHICAGO -- While supermarkets continue their experiments with food courts, a restaurant-operated food court here is trying its hand at retail.The concept, called foodlife Market, features fully cooked prepared foods for take-out. It was launched three and a half months ago as an adjunct to the foodlife food court-style restaurant, which is operated by a restaurant group here called Lettuce Entertain

CHICAGO -- While supermarkets continue their experiments with food courts, a restaurant-operated food court here is trying its hand at retail.

The concept, called foodlife Market, features fully cooked prepared foods for take-out. It was launched three and a half months ago as an adjunct to the foodlife food court-style restaurant, which is operated by a restaurant group here called Lettuce Entertain You.

The restaurant-market is in Water Tower Place, a downtown building here

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