Scratchboard Kitchen Awarded 2022 Emerging Business of The Year by Arlington Heights Chamber of Commerce

Scratchboard Kitchen, a restaurant that prides itself in offering unconventional yet familiar food and drinks made from scratch, was honored with the Arlington Heights Chamber of Commerce 2022 Emerging Business of the Year Award on January 27. With two dozen Arlington Heights businesses and leaders nominated, the annual awards and recognition gala spotlighted seven categories of Chamber members that strengthen the local community and add to Arlington Heights' vibrant culture.

"We are extremely honored to be recognized by the Arlington Heights Chamber of Commerce as the 2022 Emerging Business of the Year," said Danielle Kuhn, owner and founder of Scratchboard Kitchen. "Receiving this recognition would not be possible without the hard work, dedication and commitment to excellence from our team, including our executive chef Grace Goudie. Chef Grace and I take great pride in this and cannot thank our community enough for the level of support they have provided us."

Additional awards presented at the Arlington Heights Chamber of Commerce's annual awards gala included Business of the Year, Nonprofit Organization of the Year, Business Leader of the Year and Business Volunteer of the Year.

Scratchboard Kitchen is conveniently located by the Metra Northwest line in the heart of downtown Arlington Heights at 5 W Campbell St. The restaurant is open Wednesday through Sunday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Friday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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About Scratchboard Kitchen

Scratchboard Kitchen is a woman-founded and operated restaurant that prides itself in offering unconventional yet familiar food and drinks made from scratch. Helmed by executive chef Grace Goudie, who worked with renowned chef Thomas Keller at Ad Hoc and the three Michelin-starred The French Laundry, Scratchboard Kitchen uses high-quality ingredients to create seasonally-inspired dishes that provide comfort and indulgence in equal measure. The restaurant sources as many ingredients from local purveyors as possible and lets the bounty of the surrounding farmland guide its menu. Scratchboard Kitchen also offers a thoughtfully curated coffee, tea, wine and beverage program in addition to a daily selection of house-made pastries. Located in the heart of Arlington Heights, IL, Scratchboard Kitchen is an elevated yet welcoming dining destination for breakfast, lunch or dinner. For more information, visit:

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