Yvonne Farina & Farina's Supper Club

Inspired by a dinner party, Yvonne Farina blended her passion for food, wine and entertaining and launched her hospitality career as an ambitious young woman, earning her position in a traditionally male dominated industry.

Over the years, she navigated her way through numerous roles gaining a wealth of priceless experience.  Prior to joining Victory Italian, Yvonne worked with some of the most legendary names in Chicago and has been at the forefront of operations for many iconic restaurants.

Yvonne’s love for the hospitality industry has inspired her and her husband Chef Joseph Farina to bring their passion to their new hometown, Michigan City.  They look forward to sharing their enthusiasm with the Michiana community and can’t wait to meet their new neighbors.


Chef Joe Farina

Chef Joseph Farina is known for delighting diners with over-the-top Italian-American classics that brought notoriety to Chicago’s Italian neighborhood restaurants. He and his family crafted classic Italian recipes using only the finest imported and local ingredients – a tradition that Chef Joe brings as co-founder to Victory Restaurant Group and now to his very own, Farina’s Supper Club.

Farina has mastered his craft at some of Chicago’s most iconic restaurants and he can be found at the most prestigious “foodie” events, including Chicago Gourmet, Taste of Travel and The Grand Chef’s Experience.

He is also a favorite culinary personality on Chicago’s television and radio networks, sharing his love of Italian cuisine with the Chicagoland area. Chef Farina delights his followers with classics and new innovations like his People’s Choice, Golden Rasher Award “Best Bacon Dish” pasta, winner at Chicago’s iconic Baconfest.

In 2016, he and his partners founded the Victory Restaurant Group where diners can enjoy his Chicago Italian creations at Victory Tap – South Loop, Victory Italian – River North, Victory Meat and Seafood – Elmhurst, Victory Italian – Oak Park, (opening late fall 2020),Victory in a Minute - part of the new Hayden Hall dining experience in the South Loop, and now featuring Farina's Supper Club in Michigan City located at the famous Duneland Beach Inn.

Founder Yvonne Farina and Co-Founder/Culinary Director Joseph Farina look forward to sharing their passion for food, wine and entertaining in their new hometown of Michigan City.

What People Are Saying

"Very lovely restaurant. Food was very good. The ambiance of this restaurant was excellent and very romantic. We had a very enjoyable dinner"


A Tasteful Place

Our newly constructed elegant and sophisticated bar is a favorite place for our guests to enjoy a casual dinner or cocktails with friends while sampling our ever changing assortment of seasonal craft beers, New & Old World Wines, and well as ice layered martinis, fine small batch Bourbon’s and Single Malt Scotches.