Stephanie Bernardi Brott

by Bill More

I had the great good pleasure to speak with Stephanie Bernardi Brott to interview her regarding food trends in Central Illinois. Stephanie is now 42 and has been in the food business nearly all her life. She and her family own Mona’s and Capponi’s restaurants in Toluca, Illinois, for decades, and the Bernardi’s restaurants in... READ MORE

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Behind the Scenes

by Job Abraria

Young women leaders in Central Illinois are often over looked. These amazing women have a voice, goals and accomplishments that should be recognized.  The most important attribute of the upcoming women leaders in Peoria area is that recognition is not what they are seeking. Many are simply hoping for nothing more than advancements in their programs, charity work, and career; however a little gratitude and appreciation can make these distinguished driven young ladies more likely to keep giving it their all.     READ MORE

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