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Working together to support local food

Happy guests make for returning guests. With FOODWORKS, your property becomes a lunchtime destination for new and familiar faces alike. And every meal made and enjoyed creates a stronger community centered around local businesses and quality food.

Some of Our Partners

It's All Greek To Me

FOODWORKS finds the best local restaurants and sets them up in your building with the necessary equipment and infrastructure. We can also customize dining concepts for you. In short, we do the work for you.

Scout local restaurants
Scout local restaurants

Our team taps into the local food scene to connect with vibrant restaurants serving food that people crave. We find neighborhood restaurants getting all the buzz and ones you don’t know about yet but should. We partner with food trucks, scrappy startups and mom-and-pops that have been around forever. The common thread among all: a passion for making great food.

Schedule and set up
Schedule and set up

We handle scheduling for our restaurant partners at each location. We provide all of the necessary equipment and infrastructure so a restaurant can easily come in with its own staff and prepare food with its recipes. And our FOODWORKS team is always ready to provide on-site operational and marketing support to keep it all running smoothly.

Customize dining concepts
Customize dining concepts

In addition to operating FOODWORKS stations, we can develop new dining concepts for your existing cafe. Your guests look for variety, convenience and quality at breakfast and lunch. With our experience and culinary expertise, we’re able to create and operate pop-ups offering a range of cuisines, from stir-fries to sandwiches, that will keep people coming back for more.  

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Why work with Foodworks?

By opening your doors to FOODWORKS, you’re supporting local businesses and turning your property into an exciting lunch destination for your tenants and visitors.


We rotate our restaurant partners weekly or as often as every day.


We handle scheduling and ensure that everything runs smoothly onsite.


We partner with local restaurants serving creative, quality food.

“Outside of the additional revenue, FOODWORKS has given us marketing exposure. We've gotten catering opportunities from just one week of doing a pop-up. That's exactly the exposure I was looking for in our second year of being open.”
“You’ve gotta generate buzz. You’ve gotta get people genuinely excited about what you’re doing, and that’s what FOODWORKS does. They’re all about bringing local flavor to downtown Detroit.”
“For FOODWORKS to reach out to us and offer us this opportunity as a small business, to come into their cafes and be a part of what’s going on with downtown Detroit, that's been a blessing.”
“FOODWORKS has an expansive network, so we try to go to as many locations as possible. You’re able to reach a different base of people, which is always great for business.”
“FOODWORKS struck us as an interesting concept because we’ve been trying to grow for so many years now. People ask us all the time about opening up another location, but the timing hasn’t worked out. So when FOODWORKS presented this to us, I was like, ‘Wow, we can go into these different locations and serve our food without having to open an actual store.’”
“With FOODWORKS, we saw an opportunity to work in a professional kitchen with professional chefs. It’s about learning every aspect of the food industry, and it’s helped us better serve our customers’ needs at our food truck.”
“FOODWORKS has been the perfect opportunity for us, especially in the summertime. Normally, restaurants in Arizona drop 10 to 15 percent in business due to the heat, but we haven’t had that this year at all… I sell out of my signature Crispy Garlic Chicken every time. It doesn’t matter how much I bring. And I can see sales of that dish increase at my restaurant.”
“FOODWORKS is great to work with. They make it very easy, from setting up to payment. It’s just a no-brainer, and Shannon [Kubina, general manager for FOODWORKS in Detroit] is amazing to work with.”
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 we deliver that to our guests daily across our dining venues.

Where to find us

FOODWORKS is in eight cities, with more coming soon. Here’s a taste of how we’re changing the food scene.


Behind its historic Federal-style facade lies a food scene that surprises and delights around every corner.

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The Windy City is second to none when it comes to cool restaurants.

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Culinary camaraderie runs deep in this Midwestern city.

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Come explore this Midwestern magnet for big-city chefs looking to spread their creative wings.

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Go the distance in the Mile High City for excellent craft beer and much, much more.

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Motor City takes pride in its neighborhood restaurants and so do we.

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The fourth largest U.S. city in the second largest state is cooking up big things.


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From sophisticated gastropubs to burger dives to craft donut shops, there’s nothing mini about Minneapolis dining.

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There’s a lot to love in the City of Brotherly Love. Its historic food halls are a good place to start.

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It’s hot here—and getting hotter—thanks to our eclectic mix of partners.

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Washington D.C.

The nation’s capital has become a culinary capital.

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San Diego
Fish tacos and craft beer are just the start in sunny San Diego.  Learn more

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