We Compost Restaurants & Caterers

We would like to commend the following We Compost partner restaurants for participating in a commercial compost program and being a leader in moving us towards a more sustainable world. Please show these restaurants your support!

This program is made possible through the generosity of the Searle Funds at the Chicago Community Trust.
 
 

 

Gold Level Partner

Gold  LevelPartner restaurants and caterers demonstrate the highest level of commitment to food scrap diversion by composting both pre-consumer and post-consumer food scrap. These restaurants and caterers compost all kitchen trimmings during food preparation AND compost leftover plate scraps after a dish is cleared from the table. These restaurants and caterers may additionally endeavor to analyze their food supply versus waste and modify procedures to reduce food waste by ordering less or differently.

Adobe Gila's
5455 Park Place, 2nd Floor
Rosemont, IL 60018
(847) 233-0080
chicago.adobegilas.com

Balena Restaurant
1633 N Halsted St.
Chicago, IL 60614
(312) 867-3888
balenachicago.com
Founding Partner

Catering by Michael's
6203 Park Ave.
Morton Grove, IL 60053
(847) 966-6555
cateringbymichaels.com
Founding Partner

Big Delicious Planet
412 N. Walcott Ave
Chicago, IL 60622
(312) 455-1019
bigdeliciousplanet.com

Brightwok Kitchen

 

Brightwok Kitchen

21 E Adams Street

Chicago, IL 60603

(214) 502-6889

brightwok.com

      

Buzz Cafe
905 S. Lombard Ave.
Oak Park, IL 60304 
thebuzzcafe.com
Founding Partne

Catch 35
35 W. Wacker
Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 346-3500
catch35.com

Duke's Alehouse & Kitchen
110 N. Main St.
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 356-9980
thedukeabides.com

Elysia Root Cakes
  1939 W. Fulton St.
  Chicago, IL 60612
  (312) 344-1046
  elysiarootcakes.com

Explorer Cafe
The Field Museum
1400 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60605
(312) 922-9410
fieldmuseum.org/visit/restaurants
Founding Partner

 

Fareways Grill
27W270 Mack Rd.
Wheaton, IL 60189
(630) 260-8194
cantigny.org

Five Roses Pub
5509 Park Place
Rosemont, IL 60018
(847) 233-0077
fiverosespub.com

Hamburger Mary's Chicago
5400 N. Clark
Chicago, IL 60640
(773) 784-6969
hamburgermarys.com/chicago

Hannah's Bretzel
131 S. Dearborn St.
Chicago, IL 60603
(312) 621-1111
hannahsbretzel.com
Founding Member

 

 
 

Hofbrauhaus Chicago
5500 Park Place
Rosemont, IL 60018
(847) 671-2739
hofbrauhauschicago.com

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Hoosier Mama Pie Company

1618 W. Chicago Ave 

Chicago, IL 60622

(312) 243-4846

 

749 Chicago Ave 

Evanston, IL 60202

(847) 868-8863

hoosiermamapie.com

 

HopCat
2577 N Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60614
(312) 257-2599
hopcat.com/chicago


Julius Meinl
4363 N Lincoln Avenue
Chicago, IL 60618
(773) 868-1876
Founding Partner

4115 N. Ravenswood Avenue
Chicago, IL 60613
(773) 883-1862 ext 401
meinl.com
Founding Partner

Katherine Anne Confections

2745 W. Armitage Ave. 

Chicago, IL 60647

(773) 245-1630

katherine-anne.com

Old Bakery Beer Company
400 Landmarks Blvd.
Alton, IL 62002
oldbakerybeer.com

Onion Pub & Brewery
22221 N. Pepper Rd.
Lake Barrington, IL 60010
onionpub.com
Founding Partner

Ovie Bar and Grill
120 N. Canal St. 
Chicago, IL 60661
(312) 902-1111
oviebarandgrill.com

Quince
1625 Hinman Ave
Evanston, IL 60201
(847) 570-8400
quincerestaurant.net
Founding Partner

Sopraffina Market Cafe 
671 N. St. Clair
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 642-0900
sopraffina.com

The Field Bistro 
The Field Museum
1400 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60605
(312) 922-9410
fieldmuseum.org/visit/restaurants
Founding Partner

 

The Ginkgo Restaurant
The Morton Arboretum
4100 Illinois Route 53
Lisle, IL 60532
(630) 968-0074
mortonarb.org/visit-explore/plan-visit/ginkgo-restaurant-and-cafe

 

Vie Restaurant
4471 Lawn Ave.
Western Springs, IL 60558
(708) 246-2082
vierestaurant.com
Founding Partner

 

Zullo's Inc.
1103 W. Grand Ave.
Chicago, IL 60642
(312) 454-5900
zullosinc.com

 

 

 

Silver Level Partner

Silver Level Partner restaurants and caterers demonstrate a significant commitment to food scrap diversion by either composting pre-consumer or post-consumer food scrap. These restaurants and caterers compost kitchen trimmings during food preparation OR compost leftover plate scraps after a dish is cleared from the table. Attaining Silver Level certification is a step in the process toward Gold Level certification.

 
 

Buen Apetito
131 North Clinton
Chicago, IL 60661
(312) 234-9600
frenchmarketchicago.com/vendor/buen_apetito


          Beans and Bagels

    2601 W. Leland Avenue
         Chicago, IL 60625
           (224) 548-0089
  facebook.com/beansandbagels

Blue Plate Catering
1362 W Fulton Street
Chicago, IL 60607
312-421-6666
blueplatechicago.com

Eataly
43 E Ohio St.
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 229-2560
eataly.com
Founding Member

 

Entertaining Company
1640 Walnut St.
Chicago, IL 60612
(312) 829-2800
entertainingcompany.com

Fig Catering
1850 S. Blue Island Ave.
Chicago, IL 60609
(773) 793-1034
figcatering.com
Founding Partner

Food For Thought
7001 N. Ridgeway Avenue
Lincolnwood, IL 60712
(847) 982-2608
www.fftchicago.com
Founding Partner 

Grind Cafe
4613 N. Lincoln Ave.
Chicago, IL 60625
(773) 742-0555

chicago.menupages.com/restaurants/the-grind-cafe/

 

Heartland Cafe
7000 N. Glenwood Ave.
Chicago, IL 60626
(773) 465-8005
heartlandcafe.com


Indie Cafe
5951 N Broadway St
Chicago, IL 60660
(773) 561-5111
indiecafe.us
Founding Member 

 

Loop Juice
131 North Clinton
Chicago, IL 60661
(708) 572-0700
juiceinchicago.com

Meez Meals 

1459 Elmwood Ave. 

Evanston, IL  60201

773-916-6339

meezmeals.com

Rustle + Roux
227 W. Monroe
Chicago, IL 60606
(312) 285-2330
rustleandroux.com

 

         

   Spoken Cafe
  1812 W. Montrose Avenue
   Chicago, IL 60613
    (773) 769-2000

spokenchicago.com

           

        

 The Publican
     837 W Fulton Market
      Chicago, IL 60607
        (312) 733-9555             thepublicanrestaurant.com

 
 
 

We would like to commend the following We Compost partner restaurants for participating in a commercial compost program and being a leader in moving us towards a more sustainable world. Please show these restaurants your support!

This program is made possible through the generosity of the Searle Funds at the Chicago Community Trust.
 
 

 

Gold Level Partner

Gold  LevelPartner restaurants and caterers demonstrate the highest level of commitment to food scrap diversion by composting both pre-consumer and post-consumer food scrap. These restaurants and caterers compost all kitchen trimmings during food preparation AND compost leftover plate scraps after a dish is cleared from the table. These restaurants and caterers may additionally endeavor to analyze their food supply versus waste and modify procedures to reduce food waste by ordering less or differently.

Adobe Gila's
5455 Park Place, 2nd Floor
Rosemont, IL 60018
(847) 233-0080
chicago.adobegilas.com

Balena Restaurant
1633 N Halsted St.
Chicago, IL 60614
(312) 867-3888
balenachicago.com
Founding Partner

Catering by Michael's
6203 Park Ave.
Morton Grove, IL 60053
(847) 966-6555
cateringbymichaels.com
Founding Partner

Big Delicious Planet
412 N. Walcott Ave
Chicago, IL 60622
(312) 455-1019
bigdeliciousplanet.com

Brightwok Kitchen

 

Brightwok Kitchen

21 E Adams Street

Chicago, IL 60603

(214) 502-6889

brightwok.com

      

Buzz Cafe
905 S. Lombard Ave.
Oak Park, IL 60304 
thebuzzcafe.com
Founding Partne

Catch 35
35 W. Wacker
Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 346-3500
catch35.com

Duke's Alehouse & Kitchen
110 N. Main St.
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 356-9980
thedukeabides.com

Elysia Root Cakes
  1939 W. Fulton St.
  Chicago, IL 60612
  (312) 344-1046
  elysiarootcakes.com

Explorer Cafe
The Field Museum
1400 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60605
(312) 922-9410
fieldmuseum.org/visit/restaurants
Founding Partner

 

Fareways Grill
27W270 Mack Rd.
Wheaton, IL 60189
(630) 260-8194
cantigny.org

Five Roses Pub
5509 Park Place
Rosemont, IL 60018
(847) 233-0077
fiverosespub.com

Hamburger Mary's Chicago
5400 N. Clark
Chicago, IL 60640
(773) 784-6969
hamburgermarys.com/chicago

Hannah's Bretzel
131 S. Dearborn St.
Chicago, IL 60603
(312) 621-1111
hannahsbretzel.com
Founding Member

 

 
 

Hofbrauhaus Chicago
5500 Park Place
Rosemont, IL 60018
(847) 671-2739
hofbrauhauschicago.com

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Hoosier Mama Pie Company

1618 W. Chicago Ave 

Chicago, IL 60622

(312) 243-4846

 

749 Chicago Ave 

Evanston, IL 60202

(847) 868-8863

hoosiermamapie.com

 

HopCat
2577 N Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60614
(312) 257-2599
hopcat.com/chicago


Julius Meinl
4363 N Lincoln Avenue
Chicago, IL 60618
(773) 868-1876
Founding Partner

4115 N. Ravenswood Avenue
Chicago, IL 60613
(773) 883-1862 ext 401
meinl.com
Founding Partner

Katherine Anne Confections

2745 W. Armitage Ave. 

Chicago, IL 60647

(773) 245-1630

katherine-anne.com

Old Bakery Beer Company
400 Landmarks Blvd.
Alton, IL 62002
oldbakerybeer.com

Onion Pub & Brewery
22221 N. Pepper Rd.
Lake Barrington, IL 60010
onionpub.com
Founding Partner

Ovie Bar and Grill
120 N. Canal St. 
Chicago, IL 60661
(312) 902-1111
oviebarandgrill.com

Quince
1625 Hinman Ave
Evanston, IL 60201
(847) 570-8400
quincerestaurant.net
Founding Partner

Sopraffina Market Cafe 
671 N. St. Clair
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 642-0900
sopraffina.com

The Field Bistro 
The Field Museum
1400 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60605
(312) 922-9410
fieldmuseum.org/visit/restaurants
Founding Partner

 

The Ginkgo Restaurant
The Morton Arboretum
4100 Illinois Route 53
Lisle, IL 60532
(630) 968-0074
mortonarb.org/visit-explore/plan-visit/ginkgo-restaurant-and-cafe

 

Vie Restaurant
4471 Lawn Ave.
Western Springs, IL 60558
(708) 246-2082
vierestaurant.com
Founding Partner

 

Zullo's Inc.
1103 W. Grand Ave.
Chicago, IL 60642
(312) 454-5900
zullosinc.com

 

 

 

Silver Level Partner

Silver Level Partner restaurants and caterers demonstrate a significant commitment to food scrap diversion by either composting pre-consumer or post-consumer food scrap. These restaurants and caterers compost kitchen trimmings during food preparation OR compost leftover plate scraps after a dish is cleared from the table. Attaining Silver Level certification is a step in the process toward Gold Level certification.

 
 

Buen Apetito
131 North Clinton
Chicago, IL 60661
(312) 234-9600
frenchmarketchicago.com/vendor/buen_apetito


          Beans and Bagels

    2601 W. Leland Avenue
         Chicago, IL 60625
           (224) 548-0089
  facebook.com/beansandbagels

Blue Plate Catering
1362 W Fulton Street
Chicago, IL 60607
312-421-6666
blueplatechicago.com

Eataly
43 E Ohio St.
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 229-2560
eataly.com
Founding Member

 

Entertaining Company
1640 Walnut St.
Chicago, IL 60612
(312) 829-2800
entertainingcompany.com

Fig Catering
1850 S. Blue Island Ave.
Chicago, IL 60609
(773) 793-1034
figcatering.com
Founding Partner

Food For Thought
7001 N. Ridgeway Avenue
Lincolnwood, IL 60712
(847) 982-2608
www.fftchicago.com
Founding Partner 

Grind Cafe
4613 N. Lincoln Ave.
Chicago, IL 60625
(773) 742-0555

chicago.menupages.com/restaurants/the-grind-cafe/

 

Heartland Cafe
7000 N. Glenwood Ave.
Chicago, IL 60626
(773) 465-8005
heartlandcafe.com


Indie Cafe
5951 N Broadway St
Chicago, IL 60660
(773) 561-5111
indiecafe.us
Founding Member 

 

Loop Juice
131 North Clinton
Chicago, IL 60661
(708) 572-0700
juiceinchicago.com

Meez Meals 

1459 Elmwood Ave. 

Evanston, IL  60201

773-916-6339

meezmeals.com

Rustle + Roux
227 W. Monroe
Chicago, IL 60606
(312) 285-2330
rustleandroux.com

 

         

   Spoken Cafe
  1812 W. Montrose Avenue
   Chicago, IL 60613
    (773) 769-2000

spokenchicago.com

           

        

 The Publican
     837 W Fulton Market
      Chicago, IL 60607
        (312) 733-9555             thepublicanrestaurant.com