Levels of Inspiration: Flashpoint Innovation and The Roof Crop’s Grand Opening at 1516

May 18, 2024


Chef Adam Moore and Tracy Boychuk invite you to the grand opening of their brand new, one-of-a-kind, food and beverage focused headquarters. Located in the heart of the Kinzie Corridor, 1516 W Carroll Avenue is a short walk from the robust restaurant and nightlife of Fulton Market. Party and network with like-minded professionals late into the night as you enjoy professionally crafted small bites and cocktails at this exclusive event.

RSVP is required for entry and will be limited.

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  • Let loose and explore three floors of Chicago’s newest food and beverage innovation hub inspiring the future of sustainability in the foodservice industry. 1516 features a restaurant, innovation kitchen, fermentation lab, bar studio, retail apothecary, working rooftop farm and three greenhouses.
  • Recently described “as one of the most unique buildings in Chicago”, engage all of your senses as you enjoy professionally crafted small bites and cocktails in one of the many activations throughout each floor. Stumble upon the hidden speakeasy, explore the fermentation cellar, grab a bite of wagyu from the live fire hearth, build your own cocktail in the rooftop greenhouse or simply kick back and relax after a long day on the show floor on the covered patio. This is one party you don’t want to miss- grab your RSVP today! We look forward to celebrating with you.
  • Doors open at 7pm.
  • Sponsored by: Barilla, Boston Beer Company, Cuisine Solutions, Garner Foods, Givaudan, Idaho Potato Commission, J.P. Wisers, Monin, Paradigm Foods, Palm Bay International, Red Bull, Rodney Strong, Sambazon and Steelite International.
  • Media Partner: Flavor & The Menu
  • Supporting: Children of Restaurant Employees 20 Year Anniversary and The Roof Crop Foundation

Saturday, May 18th

7:00 PM

Doors open


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