Bigger Table helps address expanded food insecurity through facilitating in-kind donations of food ingredients, food science, manufacturing line time, packaging and more to create nutritious food—provided free—for Chicagoland’s food pantries and food banks.
Bigger Table doesn’t compete with food banks and pantries; it works directly with them to provide quality food for distribution.
In 2021 Bigger Table is producing 1.5M servings of nutritious, high-protein and low sugar meals. Bigger Table is working directly with food pantries to assess need and create healthy food for the communities they serve. By bringing the skills and knowledge of the food & beverage industry together, Bigger Table is getting healthy food to the families that need it most.
Building Rewarding Careers
Bigger Table is working to get people into jobs, creating career pathways in the food & beverage industry. Through partnerships with community workforce development programs and industry advisors, future employees gain knowledge of the industry and are prepared on day one. For those looking to build a career with growth potential, Bigger Table will work with incumbent workers for to gain skills to advance.
Grow Chicago Seed Fund
In partnership with Dobson Avenue Partners, we are supporting the launch of the Grow Chicago Fund, a Seed Fund designed to support women and minority entrepreneurs in the food & beverage space in the greater Chicago area.