The Hatchery Chicago is a non-profit food and beverage incubator dedicated to helping local entrepreneurs build & grow successful businesses.
Through our cutting-edge kitchen facilities, our robust entrepreneurship curriculum, and our partnerships with generous corporate sponsors and foundations, we support local food and beverage entrepreneurs, cultivate local job opportunities, and accelerate local economic growth.
The new Hatchery Chicago facility includes a broad range of kitchen spaces and services to meet the needs of growing food and beverage businesses.
The 67,000 square foot facility is one of the largest food incubation spaces in the U.S. with:
- Large Shared Kitchen
- 54 Private Kitchen Spaces
- Co-Working & Meeting Space
- Walk-in Dry, Cold, and Freezer Storage
- On-Site Business Planning & Support
- Incubation Services including Classes & Events
Production Space to Grow Your Business
The Hatchery incubator is located in a new 67,000 square foot production facility which includes shared and private kitchen spaces, cold/dry/freezer storage, loading/receiving docks, food truck servicing, coworking space, meeting rooms, event space, on-site support from industry experts, and a vibrant community of food entrepreneurs!
The Hatchery’s facility is designed to support a variety of food & beverage production needs, whether your business is catering, baking, CPG products, meal kits, or a food truck.
Our convenient location is accessible by two CTA rail lines, a Metra line, and CTA bus service.
The Hatchery has 56 commercial, food-grade private kitchens in a variety of sizes and configurations so you can expand as you grow. Each private kitchen comes equipped with:
The private kitchens are move-in ready, making it easy to start production in a fully licensed space from day one!