Donnie Madia | Kitchen Chat

Restaurants are the hearts and souls of each community. Comprising 10% of the overall workforce in the U.S. with eleven million employees and adding $1 trillion to the economy, the restaurant industry is an essential player in the economic health and well-being of this country. This industry is feeling the brunt of COVID-19 pandemic, both…

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Raising the bar for Chicago’s culinary scene is very important to Donnie Madia, a 2015 James Beard Award nominee for Outstanding Restaurateur.  As owner/managing partner of One Off Hospitality, Madia continues to keep Chicago on the culinary map with his restaurants, Blackbird, Avec, Nico Osteria, The Publican, Big Star and The Violet Hour.  .

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