A "greenhouse for little businesses"
Part event space and commercial kitchen the Logan Square Kitchen is both a neighborhood gathering space and a support infrastructure for local food entrepreneurs, giving them the opportunity to develop and grow.
"Logan Square Kitchen offers a beautiful private event space that supports a commercial kitchen available to small food businesses.
Known as a "shared kitchen," LSK gives food entrepreneurs access to a commercial kitchen on an hourly basis--long before they could afford it. As a greenhouse for little businesses, we give culinary talent a place to develop.
Our dining room is available for small weddings, corporate meetings, cocktail or cooking parties. Hosting an event here supports our local food economy and does it sustainably. We are the only LEED Gold private event space in Chicago, certified by US Green Building Council.
LSK presents public events that celebrate our local food community, showcasing chefs and food artisans. It's a vessel for education about sustainability, our food system, green buildings, just to name a few.
Logan Square Kitchen has been a labor of love for many wonderful people. Three years in the making, its designers and builders have transformed a vacant foreclosure into an inviting and vibrant gathering place. In May 2010, we received LEED Gold certification from the US Green Building Council, the second highest rating for a green construction project."