Supreme Tamales is a family-owned company based out of Chicago, Illinois. The Chicago Tamale™ —a unique combination of cornmeal, ground beef, garlic and seven secret spices. The recipe we use to make this product has been passed down from generation to generation. This means that the foods you, your parents, and your grandparents remember as a kid are prepared the same way today. That’s right—over 70 years later, we still strive to provide our customers with products that are both fresh and flavorful. Everything we make we create using only all-natural ingredients. We don’t add any preservatives to our products. And because we also precook each item prior to delivery, they are extremely easy to store and prepare.
Supreme Tamale got its start out of a factory in Chicago on the corner of Chicago Avenue and Washtenaw in 1950. It was during this time that our tamales first hit the streets. They were bought by hot dog vendors and then sold out of their carts. People from all over the city embraced our products. In the early 60’s we relocated to Belmont Cragin neighborhood on Grand Avenue. And in 2012, we moved to a manufacturing facility in the Elk Grove Village Business Park. This location was more in line with our specific production needs and allowed us to continue providing for our committed customers. Over the years, we experienced several other changes. The hot dog carts morphed into hot dog stands, and we expanded our list of suppliers to include many local stores and restaurants. Amid all these transitions, though, the tradition of The Chicago Tamale™ has continued to live on.
To get your hands on one of our famous tamales today, visit our Where to Buy Page. There, you will find a list of local suppliers that carry our products. We also ship our tamales anywhere in the United States, so individuals outside the Windy City can now satisfy their cravings for our Chicago-style foods. For questions regarding any of our products, please contact our team at (847) 979-8480. We are located at 1495 Brummel Ave, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007.