Cullen Gilchrist founded Union Kitchen in 2012 to partner with food businesses of all sizes to grow and scale their success.

Cullen and his team have worked with over 150 exceptional food businesses to connect food founders with the resources, capital, and networks that they need to establish sustainable success. Cullen oversees the operations and management of Union Kitchen’s Accelerator as well as Union Kitchen’s Kitchen, Distribution, and Stores.

In 2022, Cullen founded the Union Kitchen Fund, a $20M Series A investment fund. He serves as General Partner and has led several investments in member brands, including Snacklins and Stone’s Throw Foods.

Cullen graduated from Dartmouth College in 2007 with a degree in Economics.