Food That Works Where You Work

FOODWORKS creates community through food by partnering with the best local restaurants and bringing them to where you work. With FOODWORKS, you enjoy the flavors of different neighborhoods under one roof—and we all help small businesses thrive. We launched in Chicago in 2018 and have since brought our incubator program to more than a half-dozen cities, with more to come.

The FOODWORKS mission

Support local business

Support local business

We partner with small restaurants and women- and minority-owned food businesses who are the heart and culinary soul of their communities. They’re the trendy chef-driven spots, the the up-and-comers with unique menus you can’t wait to try and the neighborhood mainstays you know you can count on.

Foster and feed community

Foster and feed community

We bring creative food of the highest caliber to our guests in a place where they enjoy coming together. Lunch is never boring. It’s made and served fresh, on the spot, so you’ll be ready to go where you need to go next. And it’s always delicious.

We’re backed by Compass

FOODWORKS is a division of global hospitality leader Compass Group/Eurest. Like our parent company, we take a food-first approach. We care deeply about quality, sustainability and integrity in sourcing, and deliver that to our guests daily across our dining venues.

What's New

Crain's Chicago Business

Another alternative to the sad desk lunch coming to an office near you - Foodworks' niche is local, independent restaurants

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Denver Business Journal

Foodworks expands Denver's alternative to sad desk lunches - In an era of food trucks and pop-up restaurants, Foodworks is taking the corporate-lunch options to the next level.

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Foodservice News

Foodworks Helps Feed Office Workers - “Marketing, plus a revenue generator.” That’s how Jason Adamidis describes Foodworks, a new program from Chicago-based Compass Group that recently launched in Minneapolis to partner with local restaurants and place them in prime locations in office buildings, retail complexes and other high-visibility sites

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In Business Magazine

Serving Food Service - Foodworks is committed to quality, sustainability and community involvement, and seeks partners who share those values.

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Time Out Chicago

Amazing Chicago Food Halls You Have to Visit - The food hall is also an incubator for women- and minority-owned food startups and restaurants, offering space for owners to introduce their products to customers.

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USA Today

Chicago's Best Food Halls: Local, Authentic Bevy of Options - There's a grab and go marketplace and two incubator programs, Apron Exchange and FOODWORKS, offering food startups and neighborhood restaurants space on a rotating basis to introduce their menus.

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