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142 Companies
Grubhub
eCommerce • Food
Grubhub is the nation's leading online and mobile food ordering company dedicated to connecting hungry diners with local takeout restaurants. The company’s online and mobile ordering platforms allow diners to order from more than 85,000 takeout restaurants in over 1,600 U.S. cities and London. Every order is supported by the company’s 24/7 customer...

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1000
Local Employees
Chicago
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Home Chef
Food
Home Chef makes home cooking simple with perfectly portioned ingredients and easy-to-follow recipes delivered to your door weekly. Choose meals you'll love to cook and eat from 11 new chef-designed recipes each week, and learn new cooking techniques as you go!

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347
Local Employees
Chicago
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RXBAR
Food
Real and delicious, we make clean-label snack products including RXBAR, RXBAR Kids and RX Nut Butter. Made with egg whites, dates and nuts, our core ingredients are all there for a reason. No free rides. No fillers. No B.S. As the fastest-growing nutrition bar brand in the United States, RXBAR cuts through the cluttered world of snacks.

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182
Local Employees
Chicago
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Farmer's Fridge
Food • Internet of Things
At Farmer’s Fridge, we believe it should be easy for everyone to get delicious, nutritious food in a hurry. We source the best ingredients we can find, and bring them to our kitchen in Chicago’s Fulton Market. Every night we chop, roast, mix, and shred everything by hand, creating tasty salads, meals, and snacks that we deliver daily to our growing...
130
Local Employees
Chicago
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Pampered Chef
eCommerce • Food
We exist to help you enjoy the moments most important to you and yours by inspiring satisfying, stress-free meals fit for the way you live. We use the power of cooking to bring people together as the cornerstone of realizing each person’s full potential–in the home and in life.

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Casual Dress
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+7
430
Local Employees
Addison
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Chowly Inc.
Food • On-Demand
Chowly integrates Third-party Online Ordering Systems (TOOS) like Grubhub, Eat24, and many others' orders into the restaurant's current POS system so the staff doesn't have to enter them manually. This saves the restaurant time, controls staffing costs, reduces errors and makes their customers happier.

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48
Local Employees
Chicago
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KeHE Distributors
Food • Information Technology
We sell satisfaction, packaged as the best selection of natural, organic, specialty and fresh food products on the planet. At KeHE, we stock the brands that natural consumers crave and bring you the new products that are on-trend and on top of regular weekly purchases, so baskets get bigger and satisfaction with product selection rises.

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+6
250
Local Employees
Naperville
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Tock, Inc
Food • Software
Tock is changing the way restaurants, wineries, and event organizers think about and run their business. This includes a robust reservation, guest, and table management system for businesses of all sizes across the globe. Tock was founded with the idea there was a better way for guests to book reservations.

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50
Local Employees
Chicago
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Kitchfix
Food
Kitchfix is an omni-channel food company based in Chicago. Kitchfix began as a meal delivery service focusing on high quality, delicious, healthy meals made with quality ingredients centered on the Paleo, Gluten/Dairy-Free, and Whole30 diets. Today it has expanded into brick+mortar, contract and drop-off catering, as well as a national CPG product.
70
Local Employees
Chicago
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The Paramount Group
Events • Food
The Paramount Group is a hospitality and lifestyle group focused on creating exceptional customer experiences through food, service, and surroundings, and comprised of a collection of eight brands; Paramount Events, Eden, The Lakewood, Lake Street Staffing, HighGround, Spaces at 1756, West Lake Market and Paramount Fresh.
300
Local Employees
Chicago
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Intelligentsia Coffee Inc.
Food
Chicago
Location
Entertainment Cruises
Events • Food
Entertainment Cruises is the nation’s largest dining and sightseeing cruise company with a fleet of 36 ships in cities that include: Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, National Harbor, MD, Norfolk, VA, Philadelphia, New York, Washington, D.C. and Weehawken, NJ.
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Nurture Life
Food
Nurture Life prepares fresh, wholesome, organic, ready-to-eat meals for babies, toddlers and kids and delivers them weekly, straight to your door. Our team of chefs, in collaboration with our pediatric dietitian, create appealing meals that meet the changing nutritional needs of growing kids while introducing them to new flavors and textures. Over...
10
Local Employees
Chicago
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Plated
eCommerce • Food

Plated delivers fresh, ready-to-cook ingredients paired with gourmet recipes so that you can cook delicious meals at home. You choose the recipes you would like to order, and we deliver all the perfectly portioned ingredients to you – No need to grocery shop or recipe hunt, and best of all, no excess waste! We provide you with a convenient and...

9
Local Employees
Deliveree, Inc.
Food • On-Demand
Deliveree is a B2B logistics as a service (LaaS) technology marketplace that empowers small businesses with one hour delivery service by providing on-demand delivery personnel. Our mission is to help small businesses to cut their overhead cost, improve the efficiency, and provide exceptional customer service.
20
Local Employees
Chicago
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R Fred Innovations LLC
Food
Our mission is to reduce food waste using sustainable technology. The first step was launching ArT Wine Preservation in December of 2016. ArT Wine Preservation is paving the way for future food applications.
1
Local Employees
Factor 75
eCommerce • Food

Factor 75 prepares and delivers meals designed to provide a perfect balance of nutrition and taste to enhance mind and body performance.  Our menu changes seasonally and incorporates the latest trends and research in nutrition, including the fact that 75% of your fitness results come from what you eat! 

 

 

9
Local Employees
Chicago
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Rivive Consulting Group
Food • Healthtech

Rivive Consulting Group is a trusted management consulting enterprise specializing in the health, food, and entrepreneurship policy by bringing innovation to the forefront. Rivive is dedicated to delivering economic invigoration, idea streams, and food immersion solutions through technology.

3
Local Employees
Chicago
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Wang Thang
Food
Chicken Wings on Demand. Text for Wings. Delivery starts July 2015.
4
Local Employees
Revolution Brewing
Food
Revolution Brewing is Illinois' largest craft brewery. Our brewpub in Chicago's Logan Square is a bustling, neighborhood institution where friends and families meet to enjoy the freshest beer in town. Opening our brewery has been a labor of love. We think you can see that in everything we do ranging from the details of our carved fists holding up o
177
Local Employees
Chicago
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Food Jobs in Chicago

Product Insights Associate

Home Chef
Chicago
6 minutes ago
+10
Home Chef is building new ways to navigate the booming meal kit delivery industry. Our team is a unique mix of creators, chefs, entrepreneurs, and trailblazers and we’re growing quickly. Our customer-first mentality, combined with a zest for supporting our peers, helped us bring home Built in Chicago’s Startup of the Year Moxie award in 2017. If you’re ready to be part of the action, we’re ready to connect with you.

Facilities Project Manager

Home Chef
Chicago
21 hours ago
+10
Home Chef Facilities Project Manager is responsible for providing leverage to the Sr. Facilities Manager and Plant Managers by effectively supporting the management of maintenance across all fulfillment centers. The Facilities Project Manager is responsible for driving results by establishing and holding accountability to high quality expectations for the overall care...

UX Designer

Harvest2O
North Suburbs
1 day ago
The Role:   We’re looking for a Human-Centered experience expert that will build the best customer experience around our core product. Owning the Customer Journey, overseeing the development of our UI and creating the support mechanisms for users will be your core responsibilities with us.  This is an opportunity to get in at the earliest stage of a fast growing startup and help set the bar for an amazing customer experience. This is the job

Software Engineering Manager

Pampered Chef
Chicago
1 day ago
What you’ll do As a servant leader, delight our consultants and customers with valuable software by mentoring, coaching, and empowering multiple agile teams. Grow the people on your team and help them become even more awesome. Attract new software engineers who understand and care about iterative and incremental software development practices. Ensure technical delivery teams are aligned with business stakeholders and product managers to maximize

Digital Marketing Analyst

Harvest2O
North Suburbs
2 days ago
The Role:   We’re looking for a Marketing expert that will put this early startup on the map. Getting us out in social media, owning our customer onboarding experience and develop relationships with potential channels for our products will be your main goals for the next 6 months.  This is an opportunity to get in at the earliest stage of a fast growing startup and help develop an amazing customer experience and growth trajectory. This is the
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