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Our Values

Together Hospitality Chicago’s entire member base includes a dynamic collection of professionals, each eager to perpetually learn & grow as a leader in hospitality. We are seeking members who share these values:

Lifelong Learning – we seek every opportunity to learn, improve & evolve

Collaborative – we actively engage with and support our community

Philanthropic – we actively promote & include charitable organizations in our network


For Restaurant Owners & Operators

Ally Membership

The ALLY Membership is for those who are looking to get beyond the four walls of their business in order to increase their industry knowledge, meet new people and learn new perspectives.

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For Essential Service Providers

Authority membership

The AUTHORITY Membership is for those who are values driven, lead by educating others, and excel in their areas of practice. They are eager to become a more impactful resource, connect with others, and give back to their peers.

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For Sponsorship Opportunities

Interested in supporting our industry by becoming a sponsor of Together Hospitality Chicago?
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"In the challenging times we live in, it is such a comfort to be a part of Together Hospitality and the community that it embraces. To gather each month with passionate professionals who share ideas and solutions in the world of hospitality has been inspiring. The worlds of for-profit and nonprofit collide lending a helping hand to each other. It's nice to come together and ask 'what can I do for you?' and 'how can we help each other?"

Hsing Chen, Co-Owner, Andros Taverna & Asorda Bastian,
Together Hospitality Ally Member

“I’ve been a part of various hospitality membership organizations over the years and what I really enjoy about Together Hospitality is the level of participation we have with our restaurateur (Ally) members. Their involvement on a consistent basis gives our group a depth and credibility that is unmatched. If you want to be in a room where things are happening, I highly recommend being part of Together Hospitality.”

Dirk Ahlbeck, CPA & Principal, Apple Growth Partners,
Together Hospitality Authority Member

“It’s truly humbling to be surrounded by such talented people and giants in the hospitality community. While it is extremely beneficial as a resource, the biggest benefit is that it makes us a better contractor because we are immersed in what it takes to create and operate restaurants. It’s now less about building and more about how we can use our experience to better the industry community.”

Kirk Bacastow, Vice President of Construction, LG Group,
Together Hospitality Authority Member

Social Impact Partner

Culinary Care

Culinary Care envisions a world where food brings joy, not stress; where families cherish their time together; and where every individual facing cancer receives the nourishment and support for a longer, happier life.

Social Impact Partners