The Wintrust Business Lunch: Amy Guth, Maxine Chaikouang, and Mark Braun

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Maxine Chaikouang is the owner of Cafe Chien in Albany Park. She joins Kathryn Lake on this episode of The Wintrust Business Lunch!

Welcome back folks! We hope everyone had a Merry Christmas and we’re all set to get you ready for a Happy New Year.  This will be one of the last episodes of 2015 so don’t you dare miss it!  Kathryn Lake fills in for Steve Bertrand to bring you a packed episode and she’ll kick it off with WGN’s very own Amy Guth.  They’ll take a look at the biggest social media stories that have impacted businesses in 2015.

Next, Maxine Chaikouang joins the show to talk about how her French-inspired Coffee Shop – Cafe Chien – is serving up some of the city’s most exquis blends.  You can find Cafe Chien at 4749 N Spaulding Avenue in Albany Park.

Mark Braun, CEO of the Rosemont-based Nuestro Queso, wraps up the show by discussing how he took the Hispanic cheese manufacturer to great heights.  Mark talks about how he turned his small business into an  award-winning company.  All that and more on this episode of The Wintrust Business Lunch!