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May 9, 2023 Eden, Local, Press, Sustainability


Eden featured on OpenTable for Succeeding at Sustainability

Sustainability has become a major priority for many restaurants in the industry and Eden is no exception. From composting 100% of its compostable items to growing its own food, Eden is one of the leaders in sustainable practices.

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April 21, 2023 Local, Sustainability


Earth Day, Every Day at eden

The restaurant industry has a significant impact on the environment, with energy and water consumption, food waste, and carbon emissions being significant contributors to the industry’s environmental footprint. At eden, it’s our responsibility to react to this situation, do our part to reduce our impact, and set the tone for other businesses to follow.

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April 19, 2023 Eden, Local, Press, Sustainability


Eden featured on OpenTable – on-site greenhouse & sustainability

The greenhouse, Eden’s in-house sustainability expert, commitment to composting, sourcing locally, and donating food surplus, makes this a one-of-a-kind establishment in the city.

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April 18, 2023 Brunch, Dinner, Local


Weekend Brunch at Eden

Starting May 7, you can enjoy Sunday brunch. Until then, you can enjoy our Saturday specials, featuring both savory and sweet options.

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April 18, 2023 Farming, Local, Organic


Sustainable Sourcing – Loch Duart Salmon

In an industry suffering from overfishing and environmental degradation, Loch Duart Salmon stands out as a beacon of hope.

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April 13, 2023 Eden, Local, Press, Sustainability


Chef Devon Quinn Grows His Own Ingredients for Eden

Chef Devon Quinn is featured by WTTW for growing his own ingredients for his restaurant, Eden. In the article, he speaks to the importance of specific plants, such as Esmee arugula or the eight year-old fig tree growing in his greenhouse, touching on their value and unique qualities in relation to the dishes they appear in. An emphasis is also placed on the seasonality of the dishes and their produce-focused nature. With an on-site greenhouse and a variety of locally-sourced ingredients, Eden is as fresh as it gets.

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April 13, 2023 Eden, Local, Press, Sustainability


Chef Devon Quinn’s Mushroom Farro Risotto

This mushroom risotto from the Avondale restaurant Eden is packed full of herbal flavor, thanks to the many varieties of fresh herbs that Chef Devon Quinn grows for the restaurant in a nearby greenhouse. He might eventually grow the mushrooms himself, too: he told WTTW Food he wants to add a mushroom growing facility. Currently, he’s sourcing the mushrooms from Jacobson’s Farm in Antioch, Illinois.

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March 31, 2023 Cocktails, Dinner, Local


Spring Flavors Await | Seasonality at Eden

Eden is committed to a sustainable future and improving the well-being of our team, guests, and community. We look to lead in environmental sustainability through our local farm partnerships, food waste diversion initiatives, serving and packaging options, culinary techniques, operational advancements, and the continual expansion of our on-site greenhouse.

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March 13, 2023 Local, Press, Sustainability


Eater’s Best St. Patrick’s Day Pop-Ups Around Chicago

Eden is featured for its appearance with Green City Market, Chicago’s famed nonprofit that is holding the first gathering of its 2023 Sustainable Supper Series pop-ups at Eden, the farm-to-table restaurant that relocated last year to Avondale.

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March 8, 2023 Dinner, Events, Local, Press


Eden Partners With The Evolved Network to Raise Funds

Chef Sebastian White of The Evolved Network and Chef Devon Quinn, Chief Culinary Officer for eden, are thrilled to present “Sprouts of Change”, a five-course collaboration dinner from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, March 14. Guests will enjoy passed bites, dinner, and wine pairings–with each of the five courses created by either Devon or Sebastian, ending with a dessert they’ve created together. All proceeds from the dinner will directly support The Evolved Network.

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