The Food Market {at Home} Cookbook

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Brunch, Dinner, Drinks & more! (yeah, the pretzels are in there...)

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Located on the "AVE." in Hampden, The Food Market offers fine eating and pleasurable service from Chef Chad Gauss and his hand-selected crew.

The Food Market focuses on approachable, serious comfort food, in a smartly designed industrial-modern space. Award-winning Chef Chad Gauss’ value-driven menu offers our guests a complete dining experience, by combining recognizable ingredients with unparalleled technique.

Planning a surprise?

If you wish to surprise a friend or relative with a bottle of wine, dessert, etc., you may do so by purchasing a gift card. Please call the restaurant in advance to let us know us the details and keep in mind that gift cards will not be processed until payment has been received. We do not accept credit card information over the phone.

Join us on Tuesdays!

Half off wine by the glass and bottle every Tuesday starting at 5pm. 



(410) 366-0606 or OpenTable


1017 W 36th St
Baltimore, MD 21211


Sun - Thur 5p – 10p
Fri - Sat 5p – 11p


Fri, Sat & Sun 9a – 3p


Free valet parking daily starting at 5pm


All artwork showcased at The Food Market Baltimore was created by Joel Cohen. Website photography by Daniel McGarrity.



To book a reservation for 5 or more guests, please give us a call:
(410) 366-0606

For reservations, call us from 5p – 10p daily, or book online with OpenTable below. Please let us know in your reservation notes if you will need space for a high chair or car seat, or if you have any other special requests.

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Open Table's "Diner's Choice Awards"

Fit For Foodies • Best Brunch • Hot Spot • Top 100 Hot Spot Restaurants in the Country
Best Food • Best Overall • Best American • Most Booked

The Private Kitchen

Our Private Kitchen offers the perfect place to refresh your dining experience.

It seats up to 12 guests comfortably and features table side cooking and a 42" flat screen television with an HDMI hook up which can be used to screen anything you like, from slideshows to sporting events.

There are three options when using the private kitchen:

Five-Course Chef's Dinner

$300 Room Fee + $80 per guest
(optional wine pairings for $20 per guest)

The five-course meal is created by our chef, taking you from appetizers to dessert. For an additional $20 per guest you can add wine pairings to the first four courses. The chef selects foods that are fresh and seasonal. We of course take into account any allergies or dietary restrictions such as gluten free or vegetarian and adapt the courses accordingly. Because of the proximity of cooking equipment and the closeness of the space, we ask that all guests be at least 18 years old.

For the Chef's Dinner, we ask a $300 Room Fee + $80 per guest. This fee includes the five courses, two personal cooks, and a server. Gratuity, MD Sales Tax and any beverages beyond the wine pairings, should you select that option, are additional fees. Once booked, you have the room for a half hour before your chosen dinner time, and for an hour after the meal’s conclusion, at which time guests are more than welcome to move upstairs to the bar in the main dining room.

A-la-Carte Meal

$300 Room Fee

If the five-course Chef's Dinner isn't quite what you're looking for, you can also reserve The Private Kitchen for a $300 room fee and order a la carte from our main dining menu, with a personal server to attend to your party's needs. This is a great way to experience all the offerings of The Food Market with an exclusive touch.

Slay The Menu

$300 Room Fee + $100 per guest
(optional draft beer, wine, & specialty cocktails for $40 per guest)

You will experience the best of The Food Market without having to make the tough decisions about what to order. This option offers you the chance to experience over 50% of the menu and get your grub on! Our chefs hand select your menu and allow you to sample their favorite items throughout 5 courses. All dishes are served in family style portion with the intention to be shared. 

For an additional $40 per person, you may experience The Bar Cart - an opportunity to have a personal bartender recommend and prepare drinks at the table. Drinks would include draft beer, wine, & our specialty cocktails.  

P.S. The Kitchen loves cooking this style meal. Fun for all.

Reserve now! Call (410) 366-0606 or email us at theprivatekitchen@thefoodmarketbaltimore.com. Gift cards will not be accepted as payment for Chef's Dinners.


Gift cards will be processed upon payment and mailed out to the shipping address you specify on the next business day.

If you don't see a selection for the amount you desire, please feel free to give us a call (410) 366-0606.

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Special Notes


Award-winning Chef Chad Gauss and his team bring The Food Market's flare for fun and dining excellence straight from the chef to your table, no matter where the table is.

With his catering team, Chad brings his unconventional flare anywhere you want to be, from simple but delicious work lunches and elegant dinner celebrations to large scale galas. No matter the size of the event, The Food Market Catering brings the same standard of excellence you've come to know and love from the restaurant straight to you.

With us, it's easy: you host, we do the work.

Want to make it even easier? Try one of our casual catering options:

The Taco Party
50 people, 3 hours, $2500 + tax

Endless Summer Party
50 people, 3 hours, $3250 + tax

The Cocktail Party
50 people, 3 hours, $5000 + tax

Two chefs and a mobile kitchen
Food service area build-outChef-served entrées
Set up and clean up
Garbage removal
All biodegradable disposables

50 person minimum,
increments of 25 thereafter
3 courses overlapping 3 hrs of service
Appetizers: 2 hours
Entrées: 1.5 hours
Dessert: 1 hour
Drinks throughout

NEED AN EXTRA HAND? Servers available for $150 per 3 hours.
NO SUBSTITUTIONS! We've already planned the perfect party.
SKY’S THE LIMIT! Custom catering available.


For more information, please email us at catering@thefoodmarketbaltimore.com.