4715 N. Sheridan Rd
Chicago, IL 60640


Monday & Tuesday
Closed for training

Wednesday – Friday
11am – 3pm Lunch
5pm – 10pm Dinner

9am – 2pm Brunch
5pm – 10pm Dinner

9am – 2pm Brunch

About Us

We look forward to welcoming you to Inspiration Kitchens, the social enterprise restaurant of Inspiration Corporation! You’ll enjoy contemporary American cuisine prepared and served by students and graduates of our award-winning food service training program.

Join us for memorable meals, friendly service, stylish atmosphere and the joy of giving hope and opportunity to students working to achieve self-sufficiency. Inspiration Kitchens has helped hundreds of individuals gain the skills they need to find employment and exit homelessness and poverty.

Inspiration Corporation

Inspiration Corporation provides essential social services to Chicagoans hardest hit by homelessness and poverty, and we inspire our participants to take action to improve their own lives. Here at Inspiration Kitchens, we help individuals gain valuable skills and experience that lead to employment in the food service industry. Thank you for dining with us and changing lives!

At Baconfest Chicago:

Inspiration Kitchens Uptown


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Bacon and Goat Cheese Mac and Cheese – topped with bacon and herb breadcrumbs, crumbled applewood smoked pepper bacon

Photo by Anne Petersen.

Bacon and Bourbon Apple Tart

Inspiration Kitchens Uptown