Marquis Top Business Owners

Peytyn Willborn

Title: Owner
Company: Truth Chicago LLC DBA Truth Italian Restaurant
Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States

Peytyn Willborn, Owner at Truth Chicago LLC dba Truth Italian Restaurant, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Business Owners for dedication, achievements, and leadership in restaurant administration.

With decades of experience to her credit, Ms. Willborn has excelled as the owner of Truth Chicago LLC, currently doing business as Truth Italian Restaurant, since 2016. Prior to this position, she was active as the owner of three day care centers over the course of 17 years. Moreover, Ms. Willborn found success as a hairdresser and hairstylist for celebrities for more than 30 years.

Before embarking on her professional path, Ms. Willborn pursued an education at the Pivot Point Academy in Bloomingdale, Illinois, where she completed a vocational course. She additionally obtained her license as a cosmetologist as well as her certifications for a Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise and a Airport Concessions Disadvantaged Business Enterprise. Ms. Willborn is also affiliated with her Local 706 Union.

Beyond her primary responsibilities within the field, Ms. Willborn has participated in numerous endeavors outside of her professional circles. She has notably contributed to the television program “Bringing Up Ballers” for the Lifetime Network. Furthermore, Ms. Willborn established the Shake N Dip French Toast Mix, which is available for purchase in stores and on Amazon with a retail expansion at Walmart in 2022.

Ms. Willborn attributes her success to the influence of her mentor and kindergarten teacher, Ms. Vivian Gilliam, who exhibited by example that there could be a better life for her during her youth. She has been inspired by her own passion for Italian food in addition to the exceptional sales for her brand of french toast. Proud of her entrepreneurial spirit across her three careers, Ms. Willborn hopes to extend Shake N Dip French Toast Mix to various food chains while developing additional food products, including a spicy chicken alfredo dish and a plant-based french toast.

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