Wanted: More Awesome Board Members!

Wanted: More Awesome Board Members! Meals on Wheels Chicago is currently accepting applications for membership on its board.  Are you looking to evolve your purpose in life? Consider joining a board for a non-profit that is driven by a singular mission with a huge impact to feed and provide companionship to Chicago’s homebound seniors and [...]

DoorDash feeds 480 Chicagoans

DoorDash feeds 480 Chicagoans Each month, every employee at DoorDash is required to Dash — that is, complete deliveries — to stay connected to the community. All proceeds go to nonprofits that are related to their mission of alleviating hunger and building more equitable food systems. The recipients are nominated, and then voted on, by DoorDash employees.  We are thankful to have been nominated [...]

The Peggy Fossett Thanksgiving Meal for Seniors

The Peggy Fossett Thanksgiving Meal for Seniors (CHICAGO; November 19, 2018)— Meals on Wheels Chicago is pleased to announce support from the Peggy and Steve Fossett Foundation. The Peggy and Steve Fossett Foundation will fund the Senior Holiday Meal Delivery program this Thanksgiving with a grant of $35,000. This will ensure that Chicago’s homebound seniors [...]

Share the Love with Vulnerable Seniors This Year

  https://youtu.be/ANL6rAS5t9Q Share the Love with Vulnerable Seniors This Year Exciting news! For the eleventh year running, the Meals on Wheels network is participating in the Subaru Share the Love Event. Over the past ten years, Subaru and its retailers have helped Meals on Wheels to deliver nearly 2 million meals nationwide to seniors in [...]

Meet Chef Brian Enyart

Meet Chef Brian Enyart Brian Enyart is chef and co-owner of Dos Urban Cantina in Logan Square, and one of the founding members of Meals on Wheels Chicago's Chef Council.  DOS is the partnership of husband and wife chef team Brian Enyart and Jennifer Jones Enyart. The couple met while working under master chefs Rick [...]

Win Chef Comacchio

Win Chef Comacchio Italian-born Federico Comacchio became the executive chef at Coco Pazzo in 2012, which was the same year he participated in his first Celebrity Chef Ball. “Coco Pazzo has a long relationship with Meals on Wheels Chicago, so it made sense for me to volunteer at the Celebrity Chef Ball. Once I did, [...]

A Visit with Sunny

A Visit with Sunny Sunny is as cheerful as her name.  She was born after weeks of rain, just as the sun was begining to shine,  so it seemed only natural for her mom to name her Sunny.  "Of course, when you're 1 of 14 children, you have to get creative about names,” says Sunny. [...]

MEALS ON WHEELS CHICAGO’S CHEF COUNCIL ANNOUNCES CHEF AWARD

MEALS ON WHEELS CHICAGO’S CHEF COUNCIL ANNOUNCES CHEF AWARD 1st Annual Chef Council Legacy Award to be presented to Chef David Koelling at 30th Anniversary Celebrity Chef Ball (CHICAGO; October 15, 2018)— Meals on Wheels Chicago (MOWC) Chef Council will present the 1st Annual Chef Legacy Award to local Chef David Koelling for his dedicated and [...]

2018 Celebrity Chefs & Restaurants

2018 Celebrity Chefs & Restaurants Ryan McCaskey, Acadia Chris Gawronski, Acanto & The Gage Ryan Blair, Ada Street Justin Carlisle, Ardent (Milwaukee) Saul Roman, Artango Bar & Steakhouse Perry Hendrix, avec Ian Davis, Band of Bohemia Bryan Marinucci, Bar Ida Katsuji Tanabe, Barrio Tim Coonan, Big Shoulders Coffee Julie Warpinski, Big Star Jonathon Zaragoza, Birrieria Zaragoza [...]

Julie Chernoff and the Power of Food

Julie Chernoff and the Power of Food As part of our ongoing 30 people for 30 years series, Meals on Wheels Chicago recently sat down to speak with Julie Chernoff, Dining Editor of Make It Better Media. “I really learned to cook from my grandmother, not only to prepare traditional Eastern European Jewish dishes, but [...]