As a new restaurant in Forest Park that serves sandwiches, salads and an array of entrees that include diver scallops and grilled hanger steak. They also have delicious craft beer, an eclectic wine list and small batch spirits.
Amelia's prides itself on serving delicious meals that are made of only the freshest ingredients purchased from local farms. Amelia’s even posts pictures of the produce on Facebook and details where it came from.
"We make as much as possible from scratch, from our freshly squeezed lemonade to our mayo and sour cream," Sarah Amelia Houhoulis, the restaurant's owner, said. “We even make house infused vodka!”
Since its grand opening on May 30, Amelia's has delighted customers with excellent food, such as its chipotle chicken sandwich, which is made from hand-pulled, Amish, all-natural chicken on a toasted baguette with sautéed onions, peppers, mozzarella cheese and chipotle mayo. It also serves hot pretzels, a basket of steaming hot, soft pretzel rods with honey mustard and cheddar/beer dipping sauce. Everything on Amelia’s menu is moderately priced between $10 to $15.
Amelia's serves lunch and dinner 6 days per week from 11 a.m. onward, and accepts reservations, walk-ins, take out and catering services. Breakfast is available starting at 7 a.m. on the weekends, and includes coffee and espresso drinks made with Chicago-grown beans.
For more information about Amelia's menu, call 708-366-6633 or view the Forest Park restaurant on the Web at http://www.ameliasforestpark.com or visit their Facebook page. Amelia’s is located at 7330 Harrison St. in Forest Park.
Amelia's is a family-owned and -operated restaurant in Forest Park. It serves sandwiches, salads and other American favorites that are made from fresh and local produce. Greg Houhoulis, the restaurant's owner and chef, has worked for great chefs all over the U.S., learning different cooking techniques along the way. He has cooked professionally in Boston, Vermont, Colorado, California, Seattle and Chicago. Greg's wife, Sarah Amelia (nee Hudelson) graduated from OPRF and worked her way through UIUC at various local restaurants and is the front of the house manager/owner. The business is also a supporter of local art and features a rotating art display.