Please join me and the Rogers Park Business Alliance as we cut the ribbon on the 49th Ward’s newest green business: Green Spirit. Located at 7551 N. Ridge (just south of Howard), Green Spiritspecializes in healthy living through delicious, nutrient dense raw foods. A variety of fun and informative classes in raw food preparation are offered, as well as weekly packages of prepared gourmet meals to help supplement a healthy lifestyle.
The Grand Opening Reception for Green Spirit takes place this Thursday, July 14th, 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., at their store location, 7551 N. Ridge. The ribbon will be cut at 7:00 p.m.
A 49th Ward resident for the last seven years, Green Spirit founder and chef, Linda Szarkowski, was delighted to find a perfect location for her business so close to home. Green Spirit is a favorite at theGlenwood Sunday Market where Linda sells her positively addicting kale chips and other raw snacks.
Linda is a graduate of the internationally-renowned Living Light Culinary Institute where she received certifications in the Benefits of Raw Food Nutrition, Chef and Instructor. In addition, she holds certifications from Alissa Cohen’s Living on Live Food Program and The Un-cooking School.
Linda was formerly a chef at the award-winning Chicago Diner and also at Beets Living Foods Cafe in Austin, Texas. She has been teaching her raw food classes in Chicago for the past 3 years, and has been a guest instructor at Cousins Raw Gourmet International. This year marked her third appearance as a guest chef at the Taste of Chicago.
Linda has a passion for healthy living and loves sharing her knowledge. She is available for lectures and private classes.
Please stop by on Thursday and join me in supporting Linda’s new business!