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150 Companies
Grubhub
eCommerce • Food
Grubhub is the nation's leading online and mobile food ordering company dedicated to connecting hungry diners with local takeout restaurants. The company’s online and mobile ordering platforms allow diners to order from more than 95,000 takeout restaurants in over 1,700 U.S. cities and London. Every order is supported by the company’s 24/7 customer...

Disability Insurance
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+22
1000
Local Employees
Chicago
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Pampered Chef
eCommerce • Food
We exist to help you enjoy the moments most important to you and yours by inspiring satisfying, stress-free meals fit for the way you live. We use the power of cooking to bring people together as the cornerstone of realizing each person’s full potential–in the home and in life.

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Onsite Gym
+7
430
Local Employees
Addison
Location
Chowly Inc.
Food • Information Technology
Chowly integrates third-party Online Ordering Systems (TOOS) such as Grubhub, UberEats, Doordash, and many, into the restaurant's Point of Sale (POS) system so the staff doesn't have to enter them manually. This saves the restaurant time, controls staffing costs, reduces errors and makes their customers happier.

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Wellness Programs
+8
48
Local Employees
Chicago
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Peapod
eCommerce • Food
We make your life easier & strive to amaze & delight you every single day. How? By delivering fresh, quality products, priced fairly and delivered with friendly and reliable service. Using almost 30 years of experience and cutting edge technology we are finding new ways to make groceries better.

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+22
250
Local Employees
Chicago
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Home Chef
Food
Home Chef makes home cooking simple with perfectly portioned ingredients and easy-to-follow recipes delivered to your door weekly. Choose meals you'll love to cook and eat from 11 new chef-designed recipes each week, and learn new cooking techniques as you go!

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+9
347
Local Employees
Chicago
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Farmer's Fridge
Food • Internet of Things
Our team is passionate about making wholesome, delicious food simply accessible, so people can live a little happier. Founded in 2013, we’ve built a network of over 180 smart Fridges stocked with chef-curated salads, sandwiches, bowls, snacks and more. Meals are handcrafted in our kitchen, then delivered fresh to Fridges in Chicago and Milwaukee.

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Life Insurance
+8
130
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
Fooda
Events • Food
We believe a workplace food program is something employees should love and look forward to every day. Powered by technology and a network of over 1,000 restaurants, Fooda feeds hungry people at work through our ongoing food programs located within companies and office buildings. We are now in 17 major US cities from coast to coast.
100
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
RXBAR
Food
Real and delicious, we make clean-label snack products including RXBAR, RXBAR Kids and RX Nut Butter. Made with egg whites, dates and nuts, our core ingredients are all there for a reason. No free rides. No fillers. No B.S. As the fastest-growing nutrition bar brand in the United States, RXBAR cuts through the cluttered world of snacks.

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+20
200
Local Employees
Chicago
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Tock
Food • Software
Tock is changing the way restaurants, bars, wineries, event organizers (and more) think about and run their business. This includes a robust reservation, guest, and table management system for businesses of all sizes across the globe. Tock was founded with the idea there was a better way for guests to book reservations.

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401(K)
+12
50
Local Employees
Chicago
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Chowly Inc.
Food • Information Technology
Chowly integrates third-party Online Ordering Systems (TOOS) such as Grubhub, UberEats, Doordash, and many, into the restaurant's Point of Sale (POS) system so the staff doesn't have to enter them manually. This saves the restaurant time, controls staffing costs, reduces errors and makes their customers happier.

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Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Wellness Programs
+8
48
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
McDonald's Technology
Food
McDonald’s is the world’s leading global foodservice retailer with over 36,000 locations in over 100 countries. More than 90% of McDonald’s restaurants worldwide are owned and operated by independent local business men and women. McDonald's & our franchisees employ 1.9 million people worldwide.

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Onsite Gym
+5
Chicago
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Crafty
Events • Food
Crafty helps offices craft a better workplace. People spend more time at work than they do anywhere else, and the companies who win the war for talent constantly enhance the employee experience. Crafty helps companies stay ahead of the curve by managing the ever-evolving world of the in-office employee experience. We make work feel good.
55
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
Vital Proteins
Food
Vital Proteins is an emerging, dynamic brand consisting of a team of passionate individuals who believe whole food based nutrition is essential for overall health, fitness and wellbeing.

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+15
150
Local Employees
Chicago
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KeHE Distributors
Food • Information Technology
We sell satisfaction, packaged as the best selection of natural, organic, specialty and fresh food products on the planet. At KeHE, we stock the brands that natural consumers crave and bring you the new products that are on-trend and on top of regular weekly purchases, so baskets get bigger and satisfaction with product selection rises.

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+6
250
Local Employees
Naperville
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Harvest2O
Food • Greentech
The Harvest₂O unit has been designed to be elegant and make the owner proud to set one up in their dining room, kitchen or sun room. Today, we’re refining our fourth prototype and getting it ready for the market. We’ve iterated tirelessly to reach our first ready-for-market version. Validated by customers and buyers, our v4.0 is ready to launch.
4
Local Employees
Skokie
Location
Square Roots Kitchen
Events • Food
Square Roots Kitchen is a fast casual tech-enabled restaurant serving healthy but delicious meals out of its first location at 120 S Halsted.

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Paid Holidays
Casual Dress
Free Daily Meals
+2
12
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
Tovala
Food
There’s nothing quite like home cooking. But a full schedule often puts eating well and living well at odds. Tovala makes sure that you never have to choose again.
Chicago
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Radish
Food
Radish delivers healthy, ready-to-eat meals, on demand. Mix and match any combination of items (priced $3-$4 each) to build a meal. We deliver in 20 minutes or less. 
 
          - We support organic and locally farmed produce.
 
          - Our meats are served free from hormones or antibiotics.
  
          - Our food is packaged in BPA free plastics...
5
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
R Fred Innovations LLC
Food
Our mission is to reduce food waste using sustainable technology. The first step was launching ArT Wine Preservation in December of 2016. ArT Wine Preservation is paving the way for future food applications.
1
Local Employees
Tastemaker
Food • Mobile
Tastemaker is an iOS messaging app for foodies. Find the newest restaurants. Chat about what was good. Plan your next foodie adventure.
1
Local Employees
Red Meat Market
eCommerce • Food
A CONSUMER/WHOLESALE DISTRIBUTOR AND MEAT MARKET OFFERING LOCALLY PASTURED MEATS| www.redmeatmarket.com  [email protected] | 1-773.904.2848
2
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
Chefmade
Food
Chefmade is redefining healthy eating by providing it's members with professionally prepared meals that are simple and easy to heat, nutritious, and most importantly delicious.
 
Chefmade delivers chef prepared meals to your door weekly. New meals are prepared each week by professional chefs using fresh ingredients. Chefmade takes the hassle out of...
2
Local Employees
Subscrybe App
Food • Mobile
Subscrybe is a hyperlocal pass that aims to be the gateway between building long lasting relationships between business and local customers! Here's how Subscrybe works: the Neighborhood Pass holder pays a monthly subscription fee that entitles them to a variety of dishes, drinks, and entertainment at hand-selected locations in the neighborhood....
2
Local Employees
Chicago
Location

Food Jobs in Chicago

Product Manager

Fooda
Chicago
1 hour ago
We are looking for a self-starting, pragmatic, data-driven individual that loves building technology products with a team. You will be the driving force on projects behind the product vision, collaborate closely with designers and software engineers and communicate broadly across the company. Create product specifications, user stories and feature concepts. Collaborate with a product designer on workflow and feature behavior. Create and manage project plans with key milestones; prevent and remove roadblocks for engineering; project and communicate deadlines. Define and complete acceptance testing with QA team; work with engineering teams to ship high quality features. Lead projects across all of Fooda’s user groups (consumers, clients, restaurants and Fooda team) and products (backend, web, mobile). Communicate across teams at Fooda to provide updates, solicit feedback and provide product support.

Hospitality Manager

Tock
Chicago
7 hours ago
+13
We are growing our Hospitality Team and we need a thoughtful and dedicated person to assist our restaurant partners. You will be tasked with providing product guidance and working to resolve a variety of issues. As the face of Tock, you will be front and center of customer success, filtering issues and brainstorming solutions with members of all internal teams. Additional duties will require rotating on-call shifts to keep our customers supported 24/7. As the first line of assistance to our worldwide community of restaurants, wineries, bars, and hotels, you will quickly become a service industry expert. Which means you are not just an ordinary customer service provider, but you help shape the future of Tock by working closely with our designers and engineers to constantly improve our product and services.

Sales Executive

Crafty
Chicago
13 hours ago
The Role: Crafty is seeking an experienced Sales Executive to lead our prospecting and sales initiatives! Your primary responsibility will be to bring Crafty’s offerings into corporate offices in the Chicago metro area with a relationship-based sales approach. We are in search of a self-starter who will start running on day one. We want a strategic Sales Executive that understands the importance of relationships in an enterprise sales process,

Director of Supply Chain Operations

Crafty
Chicago
13 hours ago
The Role: Crafty is seeking a Director of Supply Chain Operations who will be tasked with inspiring and driving continuous improvement across our operation through supply chain optimization, unit economic analysis, and systems process improvement. Your attention will initially be centered on the Chicago market while our expansion team evaluates new markets, but as we grow and expand, you will be relied on to instill best practices in future

Staff Attorney

Pampered Chef
West Suburbs
1 day ago
This position exists to mitigate legal risk for Pampered Chef. This position’s value is to provide Pampered Chef with in-house legal assistance at its immediate disposal. Such support will be provided to all departments and every level of our domestic and foreign operations.
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