Kindling: Downtown Cookout & Cocktails

202 South Franklin Street, Chicago, IL

American, Farm To Table, Steakhouse, Wild Game

Bar / Lounge, Upscale Casual

101-200 Employees • 31 Employees on Culinary Agents

1 Employee Recommendation


Kindling features a custom-build 14' long wood-burning grill and rotisserie that serves as the hearth and the heart of the restaurant's main floor. The kitchen is led by Jo... Read more

Followers (109)
  • Christopher Bailey
    Chicago, IL
  • Thomas Montalvo Jr.
    FOH Beverage and Food Manager
    Chicago, IL
  • Paulino Dominguez
    Chicago, IL
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  • Fifty/50 Group Beverage Director

    Julieta Campos

  • Fifty/50 Group Director of Development

    John Aldape

  • Fifty/50 Group Culinary Director

    Chris Teixeira

  • Fifty/50 Group Director of Operations

    Mark Braver

Hospitality Career Paths
Leaders who currently or have previously worked here
  • Scott Weiner
    Fifty/50 Management Group, Inc
Employees (31)
  • Eliz Bajal
    Feb 2021—Present
  • Christopher Benford
    Line Cook
    Jan 2023—Present
  • Dominic Clark
    Front Server
    Jan 2023—Present
  • Current (13) 
     Former (18)