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  • 5-year growth rate (%)
    1,300
  • 2013 revenue
    $3,500,240
  • Industry
    Food & Beverage
  • Industry rank
    1
  • City
    Chicago
  • State
    IL
  • CEO
    Danielle Hrzic & Jason Weedon

Husband and wife team Danielle and Jason Weedon founded Gourmet Gorilla in 2009 with the desire to bring healthier meals to Chicago-area schools. Today, with a staff of 64, the company provides more than 90 K- 12 schools with over 10,000 meals each day. Nearly half of Gourmet Gorilla’s business comes from schools in low-income districts. The company also provides educational resources on fresh, healthy, sustainable food, garden projects, and ecological awareness to schools.