what is united kitchen?

Whether it’s a personal passion or a new food concept, finally there’s a place where people come together to explore their cravings, share delicious flavors, and create their own specialty branded food product. United Kitchen brings local food businesses a commercial kitchen that allows everyone the opportunity to explore their product idea and produce it for sale to their very own market.

Join us and find out how United Kitchen ignites the entrepreneurial spirit that lives in us all.

Interested in renting United Kitchen for an event or cooking class? Call us at 708-354-4844 or email bridget@unitedkitchen.com for details!

Retail store hours

Tuesday-Friday: 11am-5pm

& Open during LTHS Transition Perks hours Monday-Friday 8am-11am(Subject to school holidays)


how to join us

If you have a food business and need commercial kitchen rental, or if you are just at the beginning stages of creating a new food brand, we can help!

United Kitchen offers ovens, a six-burner range, a 30-quart mixer, and more.  The kitchen is available for use 24 hours per day, seven days a week, and all vendors work off of a monthly schedule. If you’d like more information, complete the application below. We will set-up a time for you to tour the kitchen and ask additional questions.

Remember, to use the kitchen, you must have a corporation established with the state of IL, business insurance, and a Food Sanitation Certificate. If you currently don’t have those items, don’t worry, we can help!

application process


who are you?

Complete the form below. Just starting and don’t have all of the information requested? No problem! Just complete what you can, and we can fill in the gaps later.


get the details.

You will receive a response within three business days. In the response, any questions that you have will be answered, and you will be invited for a kitchen tour.


meet us!

Come and see the kitchen! Meet Bridget and some of the UK vendors, and see if it’s a fit for your food business venture.


sign up!

If United Kitchen meets your needs, sign-up and start cooking! Before you begin, you need to have an incorporated business, business insurance, and an Illinois Food Sanitation Certificate.

rental application

United Kitchen offers local, independent food companies commercial kitchen rental and retail space to sell their specialties in the storefront. The price is based on the number of hours that the kitchen is used each month.

Complete the rental application to learn more!


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kitchen hours needed per week*