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Isra Syouri, 13, of Palos Hills, daughter of Steve's Bite owners, Sufian "Steve" and Kifah Syouri, cut the ribbon during the grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony of the restaurant at 11906 S. Harlem Ave., Palos Heights. (Photos by Kelly White)

Isra Syouri, 13, of Palos Hills, daughter of Steve's Bite owners, Sufian "Steve" and Kifah Syouri, cut the ribbon during the grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony of the restaurant at 11906 S. Harlem Ave., Palos Heights. (Photos by Kelly White)

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Steve’s Bite holds grand opening

By Kelly White

Palos Heights welcomed in a new business last weekend.

Steve’s Bite, 11906 S. Harlem Ave. in Palos Heights, held a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony on October 15.

The store officially opened its doors over the summer, and owners Sufian “Steve” and Kifah Syouri said they could not be happier to have chosen Palos Heights for their business.

“We are thrilled to be here in the Palos Heights community,” Steve Sufian, of Palos Hills, said. “We chose to open in Palos Heights because it’s such a strong neighborhood that proudly supports small businesses.”

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Steve’s Bite, 11906 S Harlem Ave, Palos Heights, held a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony.

This is the second location for the Sufians, with the first in the South Loop opened five years ago at 80 E. Cermak Road, Chicago.

Steve’s Bite is a fast-casual restaurant dedicated to providing guests with an extraordinary dining experience; which includes good selection of quality products, delightful taste, exceptional service and reasonable prices.

The Steve’s Bite team is committed to offering our guests both conventional and specialty products that cater to the needs and desires of diverse lifestyles, including: organic, vegetarian, low sodium, and healthy.

A popular favorite, Sufian said is the ground chicken burger.

“All of our food is fresh, never frozen,” Steve Sufian said. “We only use top quality meat.”

Preparing exceptional food is something Sufain’s entire family takes pride in, including two of his children, Jibreel, 17, and Mae, 21, who also work at the Palos Heights location.

“Our family has been living in the Palos area for the past 20 years,” Steve Sufain said. “My children grew up here. Palos is our home and now the home of our restaurant’s second location, as well.”

Palos Area Chamber of Commerce members attended Friday’s ribbon cutting, along with Palos Heights Ald. Jeff Key, who welcomed the Sufain’s to Palos Heights.

“We are happy that you chose Palos Heights and we wish you great success,” Key said.

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