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Shop Local for Easter

The Knell Group
Apr 6 4 minutes read

As a member of the Central Illinois community, we know how important it is to support our small businesses. 

We know that more and more small businesses here in Central IL are being affected and to continue to support them as much as we can, we’ve compiled a list of local businesses that you can support for Easter. 

1. Slow Hand Craft BBQ

How You Can Help: Leave the cooking up to Slow Hand for your Easter meal! They are offering several options including meat, sides + desserts. 

ORDER BY EMAIL BY APRIL 10th: [email protected]

Why The Knell Group ❤ Slow Hand Craft BBQ: Quality, smoked meats with yummy homemade sides. We recommend the mac & cheese and the bread pudding! 

2. Cracked Pepper

How You Can Help: Leave the cooking up to Cracked Pepper Catering with their Easter meals. PLUS for each order, they will donate a meal to the Dream Center of Peoria. 

ORDER BY PHONE OR EMAIL BY APRIL 10th: 309-687-0039  [email protected] 

Why The Knell Group ❤ Cracked Pepper: They offer so many options, plus they offer catering. We recommend their turkey cranberry sandwich for lunch and you have to have a lemon cookie!  

3. Cyd's in the Park

How You Can Help: Leave the cooking up to Cyd's for your Easter meal feast including brunch, starters, main courses, sides and desserts! 

ORDER BY PHONE BY APRIL 10th: 309-685-1100, option 3 

Why The Knell Group ❤ Cyd's: Our entire teams loves the BLT and delicious iced teas for lunch! 

4. Alwan and Sons

How You Can Help: Buy local with Alwan and Sons meat and side dishes! 


Why The Knell Group ❤ Alwan & Sons: Great service, quality meats and outdoor grill for lunch!

5. LeBakery on The Square

How You Can Help: Purchase an Easter Basket Kit complete with Ceramics to Paint & Cookies to Decorate that will be delivered to your home. They also have baked goods available for pick up!


Why The Knell Group ❤ LeBakery: Perfect location on Historic Washington Square offering a variety of yummy treats. You have try the mini cinnis.  

6. The Sweet Bean Coffee & Treats

How You Can Help: The Sweet Bean Coffee is offering pick up of various cookie options, include decorate your own!


Why The Knell Group ❤ The Sweet Bean: We ordered custom holiday cookies for our clients and they were AMAZING!


6. Untamed Chef

How You Can Help: Untamed Chef is offering a full Easter meal! Ham, turkey or steak options! YUM 

ORDER BY PHONE: 309-231-0906 

Why The Knell Group ❤ Untamed Chef: Becca is FUN & so talented, she makes the experience. Not only are you guaranteed a great time, you are guaranteed a great meal.  


We Want to Hear From You!

We want to hear what local businesses you’re supporting during this time. Head to our Facebook page and let us know!

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