Category : Dream News

Lounge 51 Open

Source: https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/elgin-courier-news/ct-ecn-elgin-dream-hall-lounge-51-st-0623-20190623-6cw4af7wxrg7tdlcex32rbmst4-story.html The operators of Lounge 51 believed a lounge-style wine/cocktail/craft beer could exist in downtown Elgin, despite some critics suggesting it was a bad idea. “Why would you open a nice, modern lounge in downtown Elgin? Because no one has ever done it yet,” said Kevin Echevarria, CEO of the Dream Hub and owner of the Dream Hall from where the lounge is located. This month, that belief came to fruition when Lounge 51 opened on the mezzanine floor of […]

Ring Around Elgin

Hi! I am Erika, the community manager for the Dream Hall. On 2/10/19, we were honored to be a part of the first Ring Around Elgin organized by Explore Elgin Area. When we were first asked to be a part of it, I couldn’t wait to show future brides and grooms what the Dream Hall could be for their big day! While our main purpose is a food hall, with anchors like Legit Dogs and Ice and Cafe Revive, we […]

Dream Hall Moving Forward

Dream Hall at 51 has come to an amicable agreement with Tyrrell Tomlin of Elgin Area Table LLC and the Elgin Area Tap Room, all suits filled by Dream Hall at 51 have been dropped as part of the agreement. “The out of court settlement has resolved all of our business differences and we no longer hold any business claims over each other,” said Echevarria. The Elgin Area Tap, operated by Tomlin since May, will vacate the building at 51 S. […]

“New Bakers on the Block” Pop Up Series, Presented By Dream Kitchen EDU

Dream Kitchen EDU’s second cohort will be on display at the newly renovated Dream Hall, located at 51 S. Grove Avenue in downtown Elgin. Each of the featured start-ups are bakery-focused, inspiring the title of “New Bakers on the Block”.

Dream Hub awarded contract for Kane County Food Hub operation

More than four years in development, once fully operational Dream Distributors is expected to produce over $2 million in revenue for agricultural producers in and around the county, maintain up to 850 acres of agricultural land, and have a total economic benefit of $5.9 million generated for the community, according to the county’s feasibility study.

Brand New Food Hall Concept Located at 51 S. Grove Ave. Elgin Illinois

The 22,000-square foot, three-story location in historic downtown Elgin will include a commercial kitchen and dining room, private event and meeting space, city liquor license with a separate tap room, as well as management and business-development services for those clients.

Shared restaurant space in Elgin would showcase local food, arts

The owner of Shared Dream Kitchen in Elgin and Lake in the Hills is working to expand the concept of sharing space for small and start-up businesses. He is in the process of opening Localvore at 11-13 Douglas Avenue to focus on what he calls provincial genius and cuisine.