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Dream Foods

  Kevin Echevarria of Dream Hub and Jeff Turner of In the Neighborhood Deli have joined forces under a new banner — Dream Foods.   The new corporation combines Echevarria’s entrepreneurial and Turner’s restaurateur expertise while mixing in food offerings from a collective of local entrepreneurs — both growers and food preparation start-ups. ”We are […]


Dream Distributors to start operations in mid-2018

Source: The Kane County Board announced Nov. 14 the selection of Dream Hub/PKE Enterprises to operate a countywide food hub. The food hub will operate under the name of Dream Distributors and will be headquartered adjacent to Dream Kitchen, 1544 Fleetwood Drive, Elgin, which functions as a commercial food processing incubator kitchen. The Dream Kitchen […]


Dream Hub awarded contract for Kane County Food Hub operation

Kevin Echevarria, CEO Dream Hub/PKE Enterprises, Inc.   Dream Hub awarded contract for Kane County Food Hub operation Geneva, Il   The Kane County Board announced Tuesday its selection of Dream Hub/PKE Enterprises to the operate a county-wide food hub as Dream Distributors. The Memorandum of Understanding now awaits Kane County Board President Chris Lauzen’s […]


Food pop-ups at LocalVore Startup food entrepreneurs will showcase their goods at the first New Kitchens on the Block event Sunday in downtown Elgin. It will feature Auntie Amber’s Kreative Konfections of Bartlett, serving baked goods including vegan, peanut- and gluten-free; Lulu’s Whole Food Kitchen of St. Charles, serving vegetarian soups; BeaUnique Latin Kitchen of Elgin, serving Puerto […]


“food hall” concept at 51 S. Grove Ave., Elgin

Shared Dream Kitchen set to expand LocalVore, incubation offerings FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kevin Echevarria CEO, PKE Enterprises Elgin, Il Building on Shared Dream Kitchen’s ecosystem of business-building services and development opportunities, Elgin-area entrepreneur Kevin Echevarria is set to offer clients a new way to bring their food-based business dreams to reality. Beginning in Winter […]


Dream Kitchen EDU — Opportunity for Budding Entrepreneurs 

Building a comprehensive food service in the western suburbs Elgin, Il Dream Kitchen — a food service incubator kitchen in Elgin with satellite locations in Lake in the Hills and Schaumburg — is launching a new service to help budding food service entrepreneurs in the Chicagoland area succeed. President of PKE Enterprises Inc Kevin Echevarria […]


Prospective restaurateurs can try their concepts in Elgin   If you want to start a restaurant but are nervous about taking the plunge and signing a lease, Elgin businessman Kevin Echevarria has an answer for you: Give it a pop-up try first. Local-Vore is opening at 13 Douglas Ave. in downtown Elgin, in the space formerly occupied by restaurants Villa Verone and, most […]


Shared restaurant space in Elgin would showcase local food, arts   Kevin Echevarria has hit on a niche market — shared workspace, be that a licensed commercial kitchen or shared office space. 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 […]


Elgin family business wants to build on dreams   Kevin Echevarria believes there are many people who have the dream and the drive to create a new business for themselves. What they might need “is the partner to take the concept or the idea to the next level,” said the 27-year-old Elgin entrepreneur Echevarria knows about having a dream. Right now, his dream is […]