Another Dew Chilli Parlor is opened at 720 S 5th Street and is called Dew Chilli Parlor No. 2
The Dew Chilli Parlor moves to a new location behind the downtown post office. Joe buys out his partner and closes the 11th Street location.
Rita Maurer starts working at Dew Chilli Parlor as a waitress, she will become Joes only trusted recipe holder of Dew Chilli secret recipe.
After 44 years the Post Office Court location (Dew Chilli No.1) is closed leaving only one Dew Chilli Parlor.
The Roberts Family enjoys Dew Chilli Parlor in 1986. Their son Mark will revive the Dew Chilli Parlor from its hiatus 2012.
John Leskovisek and Mike Monseur purchases the Dew Chilli Parlor from Mark Roberts III. Menu items to be added immediately is the new Deway Spaghetti Dish and the biggest change is beans removed from the Chilli to bring it back to the original recipe. With expansion plans in Illinois they decide to open two new locations in Springfield and one in Pekin Illinois. This will be the first step for the Dew Chilli Parlor to leave its roots out of its beloved home town of Springfield.