Skip to main content

Flavorful Fusion from the Heart of the City"

Taste the Windy City, Spice the World!"

pledged of$100,000 goal
0Days Left

Project Description

Dear Funders,

We are reaching out to you with a clear and exciting purpose – to take Chicago Flavas to new heights and continue sharing the authentic and delicious flavors of the Windy City with the world. Your support is vital in helping us achieve the following objectives:

  1. Innovation and Product Development: We aim to innovate and expand our product offerings, creating new and exciting flavor profiles that not only capture the essence of Chicago but also cater to diverse tastes. Your contributions will fuel our research and development efforts.

  2. Quality Enhancement: Chicago Flavas is committed to maintaining the highest standards of quality. With your backing, we can invest in state-of-the-art equipment and processes to ensure that our seasonings, sauces, spices, and oils consistently meet and exceed your expectations.

  3. Market Expansion: We want to bring our unique Chicago flavors to more people around the country and beyond. Your support will enable us to explore new markets, establish strategic partnerships, and reach a wider audience.

  4. Sustainability Initiatives: Chicago Flavas is dedicated to sustainability and reducing our environmental footprint. Your contributions will help us implement eco-friendly packaging, responsible ingredient sourcing, and other sustainability initiatives.

  5. Community Engagement: We plan to actively engage with our local community, support local causes, and share the love for Chicago's culinary heritage. Your support will allow us to make a positive impact and give back to the community that has supported us.

  6. Philanthropic Endeavors: We may embark on philanthropic initiatives that align with our values and mission. Your backing will enable us to contribute to social causes and make a difference in people's lives.

By joining us on this journey, you are not only helping us achieve these goals but also becoming a part of the Chicago Flavas story. We are excited to have you as a funder, and your support is integral to our succes.

Chicago Flavas, an emerging food business proudly owned and operated by African American women from the heart of Chicago. Our mission is creating oils and sauces that elevate your sandwiches, salads, and sautés from simple to well-seasoned and memorable meals. At Chicago Flavas, we are more than just a business; we are a celebration of heritage, culture, and the power of diversity that food can bring.

Our Story:

Founded by Wanake Schaeffer, a visionary African American woman with a passion for cooking and a dream of sharing her flavorful creations with the world. What started as a small venture from her own kitchen has blossomed into a beloved culinary haven in the heart of Chicago. Wanake Schaeffer draws inspiration from her rich heritage and family traditions, infusing each dish with love and soulful flavors that evoke cherished memories of home-cooked meals.

Our Mission:

At Chicago Flavas, our mission is to delight taste buds, warm hearts, and create lasting connections through the art of food. We are dedicated to honoring the traditions and influences of Black cuisine while embracing the diverse cultural tapestry that defines Chicago's food landscape.

Why We Stand Out:

Our commitment to excellence and rich flavor profiles set us apart. From the moment you taste our flavorful creations, you will experience the genuine care we pour into every aspect of our business. From sourcing the finest ingredients to crafting each dish with passion, we ensure an unparalleled dining experience that reflects the essence of African American culinary heritage.

Community and Empowerment:

At Chicago Flavas, we believe in giving back to the community that has supported us wholeheartedly. We actively engage with local organizations, sponsor events, and mentor aspiring entrepreneurs, striving to uplift and empower the next generation of African Amercian culinary talents.

Equity and Inclusivity:

Our kitchen is a melting pot of talent, where diverse minds and backgrounds come together in perfect harmony. We embrace and celebrate our collective experiences that enrich our craft and elevate our creations.


Dear Valued Backers,

Your belief in our vision and your generous backing have been instrumental in helping us bring our authentic Chicago Flavas to life.

Your support goes beyond just financial contributions; it's a vote of confidence in our brand and a testament to the passion and dedication we pour into our products. We are truly grateful for your trust and enthusiasm.

Your support has allowed us to innovate, grow, and share our culinary heritage with the world. We're committed to delivering the highest quality seasonings, sauces, spices, and oils that reflect the vibrant spirit of Chicago.

As we continue on this exciting journey, please know that your support remains a vital source of inspiration and motivation for our team. We're determined to keep exceeding your expectations and creating flavors that tantalize your taste buds.

Once again, thank you for being a part of the Chicago Flavas family. We look forward to sharing many more flavorful moments with you in the future. Your support means the world to us.

With sincere appreciation,

Wanake Schaeffer 

Chicago Flavas Team


The Campaign FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions:

Chicago Flavas is a African American woman-owned business based in Chicago. Founded by a visionary entrepreneur with a passion for flavor and heritage, our Premium Sandwich Oi, Spices and Secret Sauce celebrate the rich tastes and cultural influences of our city. Crafted with love and creativity, each bottle embodies the essence of Chicago's vibrant culinary history. Our sweet sauce and our seasoned oil are rooted in our mission to elevate every meal. Join us on a delicious journey and savor the rich and authentic flavors that define Chicago Flavas. Bringing culture to the kitchen and flavor to the table.



Monetary Contribution
Monetary Contribution

Just Because I Care

1 Supporter
Select this reward

About the Entrepreneur

Chicago, IL
Created 1 Campaign
Business Services


Monetary Contribution

Just Because I Care

1 Supporter
Select this reward