Restaurant takeovers, pop-ups, catering engagements, and farmer’s markets
Featuring some of Chicago’s most renound venues, including The London House Hotel, Dark Matter Coffee, The Emporium, The Continental, House of Vans, Archie’s, Motoblot, Federal Moto, and more.
Jennifer Brooks – Owner / Executive Chef
Chef Brooks followed a path forged from family history, hard work, and determination. After completing her culinary education at Cooking and Hospitality Institute of Chicago, Chef Brooks moved on to become the head or executive chef at such institutions as Sushi Wabi, De Cero at the heart of Randolph Street’s Restaurant Row, and Fork in The Road. Chef Brooks has also worked as a private chef, chef consultant, as well as teaching at College of Dupage and running the school restaurant, Evolve Bistro, at the Illinois Institute of Art.
Erick von Kondrat – Co-owner / Chef
Erick took his commitment to service to a new level. Realizing his passion for food and art later in life, Chef von Kondrat turned in his gun and badge after twenty-two years as a Chicago Police Officer to hone his skills in butchery and charcuterie. After attending the Illinois Institute of Art Culinary School, Erick sought hands on experience in New Orleans under the eye of Chef Donald Link, honing his craft at a number of establishments ranging from 50-200 seats and which turned over 1.5-2 times per night.