Lisa Kalabokis

Lisa Kalabokis


Chef Educator, Green City Market

In the time between graduating Kendall College in 2012 and today as the Chef Educator at Green City Market, Lisa immersed herself in a rich variety of roles within Chicago’s culinary landscape.  Beginning at the acclaimed Nightwood restaurant, she went on to educate children at The Chopping Block and enjoy time as Farm Liaison at Green Grocer Chicago.

In her time at Local Foods, she worked as a butcher under Rob Leavitt at the highly successful Butcher & Larder and cooked under Chef Abra Berens, with the mission of waste-free, seasonal cooking with the best midwestern ingredients.

Her passion for cooking began at a young age spending time in the kitchen with her grandparents, who taught her techniques they brought with them from Sicily.

Her passion for sustainable, ethically sourced food has rewarded her with close relationships with several local farmers and purveyors-ones that she’s carried with her throughout her varying roles.  And those relationships have, in turn, reinforced her devotion to sustainability and locality.

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Know your food, know your farmer
Locations & hours
May through October (Outdoors)
Lincoln Park
N. Clark St & N. Lincoln Ave
Wednesdays and Saturdays, 7am–1pm
June through October (Outdoors)
The Park at Wrigley
3637 N. Clark, adjacent to Wrigley Field
Thursdays, 4pm–8pm
June through October (Outdoors)
West Loop, Mary Bartelme Park
115 S. Sangamon St
Saturdays, 8am–1pm
November through April (Indoors)
Peggy Notebaert Museum
2430 N. Cannon Dr.
Saturdays, 8am–1pm

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2613 W. Lawrence Avenue

Chicago, IL 60625

(773) 880-1266

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