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162 Companies
Fooda
Events • Food
We believe a workplace food program is something employees should love and look forward to every day. Powered by technology and a network of over 1,000 restaurants, Fooda feeds hungry people at work through our ongoing food programs located within companies and office buildings. We are now in 17 major US cities from coast to coast.

Partners With Nonprofits
Friends Outside of Work
Eat lunch together
Daily Stand Up
+12
130
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
Tock
Food • Software
Tock is changing the way restaurants, bars, wineries, event organizers (and more) 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.

Friends Outside of Work
Eat lunch together
Daily Stand Up
Open Door Policy
+26
70
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
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 115,000 takeout restaurants in over 2,200 U.S. cities and London.

Friends Outside of Work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany Committees
Daily Stand Up
+30
1000
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
McDonald's Technology
eCommerce • Food
McDonald’s is the world’s leading global foodservice retailer with over 37,000 locations in over 100 countries. More than 90% of McDonald’s restaurants worldwide are owned and operated by independent local business men and women. McDonald's & our franchisees employ 1.9 million people worldwide.

Volunteer in Local Community
Open Office Floor Plan
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
+25
100
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
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.

Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
+20
175
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
Farmer's Fridge
Food • Internet of Things
Our team is passionate about making wholesome, delicious food simply accessible, so people can live a little happier. Founded in 2013, we’ve built a network of 250+ smart Fridges stocked with chef-curated salads, sandwiches, bowls, snacks and more. Meals are handcrafted in our kitchen, then delivered fresh to Fridges in Chicago, Milwaukee & Indy.

Volunteer in Local Community
Open Office Floor Plan
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
+12
175
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
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!

Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
+9
347
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
SNACKNATION
Food • Sales
SnackNation is a venture-backed one-of-a-kind healthy snack membership service sold to offices (B2B) in every state across America. Think innovative foodservice built on a SaaS framework. We're experiencing rocket-ship-like growth and recruiting several positions to work at our awesome office (ranked by Forbes as one of the coolest in America).

Volunteer in Local Community
Partners With Nonprofits
Open Door Policy
Open Office Floor Plan
+14
9
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
Chowly Inc.
Food • Information Technology
Chowly integrates third-party Online Ordering Systems (TOOS) such as Grubhub, UberEats, Doordash, and more, into a restaurant's point-of-sale (POS) system. Restaurant staff will no longer need to manage delivery tablets and manually enter each order. This saves time, controls staffing costs, increases efficiency, and reduces errors.

Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
+16
65
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
Peapod Digital Labs
eCommerce • Food
We started Peapod 28 years ago- from Peapod V.2 on floppy disk to Peapod Digital Labs, the center of all things technology and eCommerce for Ahold Delhaize. We built amazing experiences for customers whether they're ordering online for delivery or picking up in store; our technology powers the groceries of tomorrow.

Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
+22
250
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
2ndKitchen
Food • Other
2ndKitchen, a Techstars Chicago company, enables businesses without a kitchen to serve food seamlessly using a custom menu from nearby restaurants. Look for us at your nearest bar, brewery or hotel!
5
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
Roti Modern Mediterranean
Food
Rōti Modern Mediterranean is a fast casual restaurant with a commitment to serving wholesome, flavorful, Food That Loves You Back. The menu includes high quality organic and sustainable ingredients and features sandwiches, salads, rice plates and traditional Mediterranean side dishes including falafel, hummus, and cous-cous. It’s the food that you...

Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
+6
Chicago
Location
Tovala
Food
There’s nothing quite like home cooking. But a full schedule often puts eating well and living well at odds. Tovala makes sure that you never have to choose again.
Chicago
Location
Crafty
Events • Food
Crafty helps offices craft a better workplace. People spend more time at work than they do anywhere else, and the companies who win the war for talent constantly enhance the employee experience. Crafty helps companies stay ahead of the curve by managing the ever-evolving world of the in-office employee experience. We make work feel good.
55
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
FanFood
eCommerce • Food
Our purpose is to enhance the gameday experience through in-venue mobile ordering. The FanFood App allows fans to either order their concessions from the comfort of their seat and get notified when their order is ready for pick-up or to get concessions delivered directly to their seat. FanFood is a nationwide app executing events every day.

Health Insurance Benefits
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Casual Dress
+1
5
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
Square
Food • On-Demand
Chicago is home to one of Square's Caviar offices. Caviar is changing the way businesses and consumers order food from restaurants. We believe that everyone should have access to the best eateries in their city without any hassles. We're a team of passionate foodies solving that exact problem for your home and office.
4
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
The Alinea Group
Food
The Alinea Group operates four restaurants in Chicago (Alinea, Next, Aviary, Roister) with a team of over 300 driven and passionate individuals. We are committed to innovation and excellence in the dining experience as well as business practices.

Open Office Floor Plan
Diversity Manifesto
401(K)
401(K) Matching
+14
300
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
Evolv Ventures
Angel or VC Firm • Food
Working with tomorrow's most innovative and disruptive companies in the food industry.
Chicago
Location
iCook After School
Food • Kids + Family
iCook is an after school program that allows children to explore their culinary imagination in a fun, hands on manner
Chicago
Location
Citispoon
eCommerce • Food
Citispoon gets you closer to a decision pronto and helps restaurants interact with their guests and influence their dining decisions in real-time. Our IoT/AI SaaS platform learns your guest taste buds and matches it with wait-times at restaurants to get good food into your mouth.
3
Local Employees
Chicago
Location