Case Background

On May 4, 2017, Central Grocers, Inc. and 11 affiliated debtors each filed a voluntary petition for relief under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code (the "Cases") in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.  The Cases were transferred to the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinios on June 13, 2017.  On December 4, 2017, the Bankruptcy Court entered an order converting the Cases to cases under Chapter 7 of the Bankruptcy Code.  Thereafter, on February 21, 2018, the Bankruptcy Court entered an order directing the procedural consolidation and joint administration of CGI Joliet, LLC's case, together with the cases of 8 affiliated debtors (the "Raceway Debtors") under Case No. 17-18810. Information on the Raceway Debtors' cases can be found by clicking here.

 

Important Information & Dates

The Bankruptcy Court has set the following deadlines for filing proofs of claim against the Debtors:

  • General Bar Date (all creditors including Governmental Units): March 20, 2018
  • 503(b)(9) Bar Date: March 20, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. (CT)
  • Chapter 11 General Administrative Claim Bar Date: April 20, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. (CT)

Click on "Submit a Claim" above to download a proof of claim form and for more information regarding filing a claim against the Debtors.

 

Dates

June
21

Hearing

11:00 am (CT)
May
4
_______
December
14
10:00 am (Central)
June
2
10:00 a.m. ET

Second Day Hearing

June
28
10:00 a.m. (CT)

Omnibus Hearing

August
8
10:00 a.m. (CT)

Omnibus Hearing

August
22
10:00 a.m. (CT)

Omnibus Hearing

November
16
11:00 AM (CT)

Omnibus Hearing

January
11
11:00 a.m. (CT)

341 Meeting of Creditors

March
15
11:00 a.m. (CT)

Omnibus Hearing

April
19
11:00 a.m. (CT)

Omnibus Hearing

June
21
11:00 am (CT)
May
17
11:00 a.m. (CT)

Omnibus Hearing

Parties

Chapter 7 Trustee

Howard B. Samuels

Rally Capital Services
350 N. LaSalle Street, Suite 1100
Chicago, Illinios   60654
Phone: 312.645.1975
Fax: 312.645.1976


Counsel to Chapter 7 Trustee

Vedder Price P.C.

222 North LaSalle Street
Suite 2600
Chicago, IL   60601
https://www.vedderprice.com/
Phone: 312.609.7500
Fax: 312.609.5005
Michael M. Eidelman
William W. Thorsness
Stephanie K. Hor-Chen

Debtors' Counsel

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

767 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY   10153
http://www.weil.com/
Phone: 212.310.8000
Fax: 212.310.8007
Stephen Karotkin
Sunny Singh

McDonald Hopkins LLC

300 North LaSalle Street, Suite 1400
Chicago, Illinios   60654
https://mcdonaldhopkins.com/
Phone: 312.280.0111
Fax: 312.280.8232
David A. Agay
Rion Vaughan

United States Trustee and Court Information

Office of the United States Trustee

219 S Dearborn St
Room 873
Chicago, IL   60604
http://www.justice.gov/ust/r03/wilmington/index.htm
Phone: 312.886.5785
Fax: 312.886.5794
Patrick S. Layng

United States Bankruptcy Court Northern District of Illinois

Everett McKinley Dirksen United States Courthouse
219 South Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL   60604
http://www.ilnb.uscourts.gov
Phone: 312.408.5000

Debtors

Case Number
Debtor Name
Petition Date
17-13886 Central Grocers, Inc. May 02, 2017
17-18810 CGI Joliet, LLC May 04, 2017
17-18811 Currency Express, Inc. May 04, 2017
17-18815 Raceway Central, LLC May 04, 2017
17-18814 Raceway Central Calumet Park LLC May 04, 2017
17-18816 Raceway Central Chicago Heights LLC May 04, 2017
17-18813 Raceway Central Downers Grove LLC May 04, 2017
17-18818 Raceway Central Joliet North LLC May 04, 2017
17-18820 Raceway Central LLC North Valpo May 04, 2017
17-18819 Raceway Central Wheaton LLC May 04, 2017
17-18821 Strack & Van Til Super Market, Inc. May 04, 2017
17-18817 SVT, LLC May 04, 2017