The Food Foundry


Chicago, IL, USA

Date & Time

  • Oct 16th, 2019



Questions: hello@gan.co

Who we are

The Food Foundry is a Chicago-based accelerator program by Relish Works built in partnership with Gordon Food Service and 1871. The Food Foundry supports, connects, and propels innovative startups who are reimagining the foodservice industry.


Who you are

An innovative early-stage startup that is actively pursuing disruption within the foodservice value chain and ready to scale to the next level. (Must be willing to travel to Chicago for a portion of the program).

Examples include: 3rd party delivery, blockchain, emerging technology (IoT, AI, sensors, AR/VR, autonomous vehicles, robotics), food as medicine, food safety, food science, food waste, hydroponics/vertical farming, labor solutions, loyalty programs, meal kits, transparency, and anything else that is potentially disrupting and reshaping foodservice in North America.