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Growing Careers and Companies

In addition to helping entrepreneurs grow their businesses, The Hatchery also trains and places job applicants into the food & beverage industry and helps food companies find qualified employees. 

If you are a job seeker interested in positions at The Hatchery or in the food & beverage industry in Chicago, you can view open positions here.

If you are an employer seeking assistance in finding qualified employees, please fill out this form and we will contact you.

Projected Impact:


Jobs In 2019


Jobs Through 2023


New Companies Per Year


New Food Concepts

How We Accomplish This:

Free Classes for West Side Residents

The Hatchery co-hosts two tracks of free classes for West Side residents, in collaboration with the Industrial Council of Nearwest Chicago (ICNC):


Job Seeker Track


Aspiring Entrepreneur Track

Topics include:

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    Food handling safety

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    ServSafe Food and alcohol safety training

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    Certification exams

Select core curriculum offerings are free for West Side residents. Please check our events page for upcoming classes, and look for the Community icon to designate free classes for West Side residents.

ICNC’s Workforce Development Program

The ICNC’s Workforce Development Program helps place individuals into jobs with Hatchery Members and other food and beverage companies across the city. It can also place Community members in jobs in other industries. ICNC also helps employers find staff, create job postings, screen applicants, and much more.

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