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At Walton Street we take pride in an experience that lives both on and off the plate. Our team is composed of hospitality-focused people who are all experts in their fields, granting you nothing but the best in cuisine, beverage, service and ambiance.
Ryan O'Donnel Anna O'Donnel Walton Street Kitchen
Ryan O’Donnell | Anna O’Donnell
Founders, Ballyhoo Hospitality
With their combined 35 years in the hospitality business, husband-and-wife partners Ryan and Anna O’Donnell created Ballyhoo Hospitality, which champions the qualities that make a neighborhood restaurant great. The heart-felt greeting when you walk in the door, service that makes you feel cared for and a warm ambiance that encourages you to relax. Whether it’s the refined nostalgic American at Walton Street, the southern Italian favorites at Coda di Volpe or the American-inspired cuisine at Gemini, Ballyhoo restaurants offer thoughtful, inspired food and drinks that satisfy in memorable ways again and again.
Jon Farrer Walton Street Kitchen
Managing Partner

Native Californian Jonathan Farrer’s entrepreneurial spirit was influenced at an early age by the ever-changing landscape of the restaurant industry. For the last decade he has guided operations for five restaurant groups between his home city of L.A. and Chicago.
Thomas Leonard Walton Street Kitchen
Executive Chef

Early on in his culinary career, chef Thomas Leonard honed his interest in seafood at restaurants in South Florida and Wash., DC, including BlackSalt Fish Market. His Chicago experience includes The Girl and the Goat and Acanto, where soon after he began working with Ballyhoo Hospitality. At Walton Street, Leonard continues that relationship and taps into his passion for creative, approachable cuisine with refined flavors.
Kate Thompson Walton Street Kitchen
General Manager

From top hotels and restaurants in San Francisco, Denver and Chicago with titles ranging from private dining coordinator and director of operations to assistant general manager, Kate Thompson brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to her position at Walton Street Bar + Kitchen.
Mies González Walton Street Kitchen
MIES González
Private Events

Misael 'Mies' González's strongest passion is planning the perfect party. His love for events started in San Antonio (convention city USA) where he was banquet lead for upwards of 2000 person events. He’s worked every front of house position from server, bartender, wine director, and host and won’t accept anything less than perfection for his guests. Whether it's an intimate dinner for 2 or a 200 person corporate soirée, you won't find a better event planner. Give us your vision and he’ll take care of the rest!
Walton Street Kitchen
(773) 570-3525

912 N State Street
Chicago, IL 60610

dinner / weekend brunch
Monday 4:30PM – 10PM
Tuesday 4:30PM – 10PM
Wednesday 4:30PM – 10PM
Thursday 4:30PM – 10PM
Friday 4:30PM – 10PM
Saturday 10:00AM – 10PM
Sunday 10:00AM – 9PM
Lounge Open 4:30PM Daily

Parking is available at
the garage at 2 W Delaware


All artwork provided by Beth O'Donnell available for purchase
912 N State Street Chicago, IL 60610
Located inside the Nº9 Walton Building