The One-Stop-Shop for Your Food Business
The Hatchery is a one-stop-shop. Its 67,000 square foot production facility has everything entrepreneurs in the food and beverage space could need. This includes turnkey, health department-certified kitchen space, cold/dry/freezer storage, loading/receiving docks, food truck allocation, co-working space, meeting rooms, event space, and on-site support from industry experts.
Our convenient location offers access to two CTA rail lines, a Metra line, and CTA bus service.
Shared Kitchen Space
The Hatchery has a shared kitchen that includes:
Washing stations & prep sinks
Stock pot burners
A deck oven and convection oven
A deep fryer
Chargrills & ranges
A kettle cooker, and much more!
The Hatchery has 56 turnkey commercial food-grade private kitchens in two sizes: standard and large. They are completely customizable and modular so you can expand as you grow. Each private kitchen comes pre-equipped with:
Stainless steel shelves
A work table with integral double basin sink
A three-compartment sink with faucet
A hand sink with faucet
Outside storage to maximize production space
Optional steel exhaust hoods
The private kitchens are move-in ready, making it easy to start production in a fully licensed space from day one!
Coworking Space, Meeting Rooms, & Event Space
The Hatchery has a dedicated space for tenants to conduct business outside the kitchen. Our coworking space includes a shared, open area as well as private conference rooms.
The Hatchery’s event space is available for rent and can accomodate 100-200 people. A/V equipment is included. Hatchery Members are preferred vendors for food and drink with events held in our space.
Tenants have first priority, but any excess capacity can be rented out to non-Hatchery tenants or members.