About us

Often called “The City’s Best Kept Secret” by our loyal customers, Chicago Kernel Gourmet Popcorn has raised the bar for gourmet popcorn made in Chicago - setting higher standards for taste, quality and customer service. We are known for our hometown pride in creating a product worthy to be named after the city where caramel corn was born. Chicago Kernel Gourmet Popcorn is made fresh every day and our downtown location has quickly become a “must stop” destination for both Chicagoan's and visitors to the Windy City! 

Our store is conveniently located inside of Millennium Station Pedway at 151 E. Randolph Street, Chicago, Illinois, 60601 (below Michigan & Randolph Streets) and Thompson Center 100 W. Randolph Street, Chicago, Illinois, 60601(By CTA entrance)  Or you can order online to select from a variety of our amazing signature gourmet flavors and receive the same made-fresh-daily delicious popcorn delivered right to your door at the low shipping rate. We hand-pick and ship same day anywhere in the USA.  We also specialize in wholesale orders for any events.

And when it comes to giving back, Chicago Kernel Gourmet Popcorn is proud to partner with our local schools, sports teams, and support many community and charitable events.