Originally named Milt & Michael’s when it opened in 1988, it was renamed Milt & Edie’s by
owner Milt Chortkoff in 2004 in honor of his wife, Edie. The 30th anniversary
event was attended
by members of the Burbank Chamber of Commerce, government officials and
“This was a milestone occasion offering us an opportunity to let our customers
know we are continuing our commitment to providing superior service and quality
tailoring,” said Beth Shader, who runs the family business with her husband, Michael
Although Milt passed away last December, Beth said he was very involved in the
stages of the anniversary event.
“Dad loved a reason to celebrate and this was a big deal, especially for a
business with the
motto, ‘All customers leave happy… always!’”
Milt & Edie’s enlisted the Burbank Chamber of Commerce to help coordinate the “ribbon
cutting” portion of the event.
“Chris Hunter at the chamber contacted our state and local government officials
members and even managed to find a ribbon that matched our signature magenta
Citations and proclamations were presented by representatives of California
Portantino, Assemblymember Laura Friedman, Los Angeles County Supervisor
and the City of Burbank.
Everyone in attendance enjoyed free refreshments from local restaurant favorite
Porto’s and all
were encouraged to spin the Milt & Edie’s “Wheel of Rewards” to win up to $100 in free services.
Michael said the Wheel of Rewards comes out throughout the year and encourages
“join us on Facebook because that is where we give some advance notice of when
the Wheel will
“Thirty years of love and dedication have made Milt & Edie’s what it is today and seeing
everyone here supporting us was wonderful,” said Edie. “Milt would have loved it.”