Hogsalt Holiday Relief Fund

In the very first days of the Covid-19 pandemic, the livelihood of those who work in hospitality and restaurants vanished.  Many of you responded so generously in the spring, giving to help cushion the economic shock that had befallen the neighborhood service staff who you've come to know and love.

Nine months later, that initial shock has become a crushing day-to-day reality.  Though hope is on the horizon, the pandemic wave is cresting and the holidays are upon us and the economic need is greater than ever.   We want to ensure that our employees and their families are well cared for this holiday season, and we need your help.

Your generous donation will support relief efforts including health insurance premiums, holiday meals, store gift cards, and children’s toys for our 350+ servers, chefs, cooks, polishers, baristas, bakers, bartenders, barbacks, food runners, cashiers, hosts, support staff, and their families. Those who donate $500 or more will receive a $500 Hogsalt gift card for use at Hogsalt restaurants once indoor dining has resumed.  We need your support to help us get through this time and we can't do it without you.  Please join us in providing a lifeline to help employees.

As ever, we remain deeply grateful to each and every one of you who have supported us through this unprecedented year.

We look forward to welcoming you through our restaurant doors and serving you again in 2021.


The Hogsalt Team


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  • Dan Nathan 
    • $1,000 
    • 22 d
  • Alison Slager 
    • $500 
    • 23 d
  • Anonymous 
    • $500 
    • 26 d
  • Amora Elsaify 
    • $500 
    • 26 d
  • Alessandra Vavas Swanson 
    • $1,000 
    • 27 d
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Hogsalt Staff 
Chicago, IL
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