If you don’t see what you need, feel free to contact Zina: 773-550-9642 or zina@logansquarekitchen.com

Regulations – City of Chicago

If something seems to be missing from local regulations, it will likely defer to FDA Regulations.


The people listed here are terrific. They care about their clients and take pride in doing a great job:

Equipment Repair: appliances, dishwashers, reach-in refrigeration Rescor, Donna Capterton, (708) 352-3155, dcprtn@hotmail.com

HVAC, Walk-ins: Elm Heating & Cooling: Greg Thompson, (708) 856-8101, gthompson@hvacgroupchicago.com

Insurance: (esp. Shared Kitchen/trucks) Lakeview Insurance Agency, Andrew Allan, (773) 871-8000,x3408, aallan@lakeviewins.com

Pest Control: Smithereen, Hans Nielsen, 312-613-3538, hnielsen@smithereen.com

Sanitizers & Cleaning (rent/buy DW too): IC Solutions, Jon Tunney, 888-786-4427, jon@icsolutionsinc.com

Sign Painter: Finer Signs, Shelby Rodeffer, 619.714.3979, finersigns@gmail.com

Technology-Financing Consult: Autolyze, (say auto-LEEZE), Shelby Phillips, 503.741.9899, shelby@autolyze.me

Used Equipment, especially Hobart Mixers: RAH Equipment, Robert, 847-740-1776, rahequipment@aol.com

Waste & Recycling: Groot, Phil Leo, 773-242-1977, pleo@groot.com

Shared Kitchens

Lakeview Kitchen and Market – w/retail shop
3109 North Broadway, Chicago, IL 60657
Wendy Grahn, (872) 802-4870, Info@lakeviewkitchenandmarket.com

Chicago Smoke Kitchen – well suited for trucks
2300 S Throop St, Chicago, IL 60608
J. Staggs, 312-671-6665, johnhstaggsii@aol.com

River Forest Kitchen
349 Ashland Ave, River Forest, IL  60305
Cheryl Munoz, 773.988.6205, cheryl@sugarbeetschoolhouse.org

Pilotworks Chicago
820 N Orleans St, Chicago, IL 60610
Gabe Appel-Kraut, (312) 312-9633, gabe@pilotworks.com

City of Chicago, Shared Kitchen Licenses Explained HERE 

Operating a Shared Kitchen? You’re required to register your facility with FDA. 

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