Chestnut Street Inn
301 East Chestnut Street, PO Box 25
Sheffield, IL 61361
(800) 537-1304 (815) 454-2419
Innkeepers: Monika and Jeff Sudakov
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Peoria, Illinois boasts a great many easily accessible ways to play. With its streches of riverbanks and hiking trails, shopping, and dining there are many great opportunities to enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle. BUT, If you are in the Peoria, Illinois area then you must take advantage of staying at The Chestnut Street Inn. It is known for its gourmet food. Chef Monika is a culinary master, and always prepares the freshest and best meals for her customers.
Bed and Breakfasts’ are not necessarily known for their gourmet menus, but Chef Monika is changing the face of the classic bed and breakfast with her renowned restaurant. Come enjoy the tastes of big city living, in a quaint, relaxing atmosphere. Enjoy one of her delicious creations while sitting in the serene Illinois area.
Winner of the 2012 awards from Lanierbb.com Best Restaurant and Best Collection of Recipes, 2011 Lanierbb.com Award for Best Vegetarian Food, the 2010 Lanierbb.com Award for Best Chef and the 2009-2010 Best Food Award from Bedandbreakfast.com, the restaurant at the Chestnut Street Inn 2 hours from Peoria Illinois, has carved out a niche for itself as the ultimate bed and breakfast for foodies. The inn specializes in gourmet 4-course fixed price dinners and everything is prepared using only the freshest ingredients. All of the meals have a Mediterranean flair, as that is Monika’s specialty. She will prepare any meal at any time for her guests as long as a reservation has been made. The restaurant is also open to the public, but reservations are required.
Chef Monika is a member of the IACP-International Association of Culinary Professionals, and received a Master’s Degree in Cultural Anthropology from UNLV. In June 2011, her restaurant at The Chestnut Street Inn was featured in an issue of Midwest Living Magazine, on a list of the Midwest’s Best B & B’s. It is listed under the section labeled “Foodie Flourishes” and the article states that, "You won't know what's more stunning-the $30 four-course dinner or that you found it in the little central Illinois town of 950. No matter. Just pace yourself as you sample huge fresh popovers, buttery garlicky shrimp scampi, tender chicken Parmesan covered in fresh buffalo mozzarella, and crème brulee flavored with orange blossom water."
Make sure if you are near the Peoria area, to stop by and stay a couple nights at the Chestnut Street Inn. Chef Monika prepares delicious food and whether you are looking to enjoy a meal or interested in learning to cook one for yourself, her restaurant can offer you either.