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CJ Chicago

We plan on establishing a pub that will be different and better than what the competition is doing today. Service will be the key to success

  • Stage Concept Only
  • Industry Food and Beverage
  • Location China
  • Currency USD
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Company Summary

CONCEPT The aim is to provide a Chicago style atmosphere for local and expatriate customers to get a real taste of Chicago in Shanghai. The setting will also establish a Restaurant/Bar atmosphere to attract business people, sports enthusiasts and those wanting conversation with theme music in the background, but at a level conducive to conversation. We will raise the level of customer service which we hope will surprise and delight our customers.


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    Jim China Jim Nicholson

    Founder of the Yellow Submarine Pizza and Sandwich shops in 1994. At his high point CJ had 5 restaurants running in Shanghai. CJ has been involved with sports in China for many years. He helped found the softball league and acted as its commisioner until just recently. He is still active as a player. Jim is well known around town and can use this notoriety to attract customers and retain them. He is origionally from Chicago.

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    Thomas Pirate Ryan
    Managing Partner

    Origionally came to China in the early 90's. as an Ericsson employee. He worked with Ericsson until 2001 when the tech industry worldwide took a dive. He became involved with Trading and Manufacturing in China and participated in founding two trading companies. His father owned a bar and he worked his way through University managing bars or bar/restaurants. His contribution wil be financial, accounting, business development and promotion.