Food, family and tradition are the recipe that has long made Phil Stefani Signature Restaurants an enduring success. The Phil Stefani Signature Restaurant Group success story began in 1980 when Phil and his Uncle Lino opened Stefani's on Fullerton. The popularity of Stefani's grew and the expansion began. Currently PSSR operates multiple venues from full service to QSR's in Chicago, its surrounding suburbs; as well as at both Airports.
MAD Social is not only the newest restaurant to fall under the PSSR umbrella, it marks a new chapter in the Phil Stefani Signature Restaurants history. It is the first restaurant opened by Gina Stefani, Phil's daughter. She is stepping in and bringing her vision to life through MAD. Taking the traditional family values that her father has instilled in the Stefani iconic brand over the past 35 years and offering her own fresh perspective while staying true to those values.
"My dad was at Stefani's every night and knew almost everyone. I want MAD to be that way - I want to be able to greet everyone who comes in and really get to know the neighborhood.” -Gina Stefani
Guests will see a satisfying mix of small to large plates that are perfect for sharing, with most dishes costing just under $20. The tightly curated menu showcases authentic ingredients from different cultures, while sourcing local and artisan products whenever possible.
Menu highlights include Ropa Vieja with braised beef tenderloin, crisp plantains, sundrie
New American fare with global influences, plus creative cocktails, served in rustic-chic digs.