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  • 3 years in business
  • 266 hires on Thumbtack
  • Elmhurst, IL 60126

Rachel B.

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This was such a perfect option for a bachelorette party that I hosted. Food was great, service was excellent, clean up was all taken care of and I got to relax and enjoy! Response time to questions and recommendations were excellent. Would definitely work with them again! Thank you!!

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  • 31 years in business
  • 231 hires on Thumbtack
  • Batavia, IL 60510

Theresa P.

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Everything was perfect. Allen and his team went above and beyond to make our dinner special. The food was delicious! And those meatballs! I could live off of them!!!! Thank you so much for making our day perfect.

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  • 2 years in business
  • 166 hires on Thumbtack
  • Schaumburg, IL 60173

Sandy H.

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The food was fantastic, especially the tenderloin medallions. That was the one thing I really wanted and they were absolutely perfect and could be cut with a plastic knife, truly incredible! Delivery and set up was on time and he was super nice to work with, actually asked and listened to how we wanted things set up! There was plenty of fool for everyone! I also received so many compliments from my guests on just how good the food was.

  • 11 years in business
  • 223 hires on Thumbtack
  • Chicago, IL 60626

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Our team of three went above and beyond to make our wedding reception a huge success. The caterers arrived on time and helped set up food for 90 guests. We were running terribly late and I did not get a chance to talk with the caterers beforehand. They intuitively knew exactly what to do and were extremely helpful. The layout was beautiful and guests comments on how professional and friendly each caterer was. They even were willing to stay an hour extra to help clean up. I heartily recommend C&C Party Services for anyone hosting a big event! You will not be disappointed.

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  • 49 years in business
  • 113 hires on Thumbtack
  • Lockport, IL 60441

Amanda B.

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We chose Inglenook Catering because of their sky-high reviews, and I am so glad we did! They live up to their incredible reputation. We hired Inglenook for our wedding reception. We went with the Standard Buffet for 70 people and added an additional side. The food was delicious. Our guests were impressed across the board....even our vegetarian, gluten-free, and "foodie" friends. Also, the portions were spot on. We had some leftovers of everything so I know everyone got enough to eat. The team was punctual and efficient in their arrival, setup, and breakdown. Joe, the owner, was delightful to work with! He was warm, helpful, and patient. We had many questions and went back and forth as to which package to choose and Joe was great about answering all of our questions and helping figure out what was right for us. He was very thorough in his descriptions and we never felt "sold to." Our booking was a relatively small and simple one, but he treated us like we were his number one client. Their pricing is completely translucent with no hidden fees, and we felt we got a steal-of-deal because their food quality and service is so high. I would trust and recommend Inglenook for any event big or small!

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  • 28 years in business
  • 62 hires on Thumbtack
  • Chicago, IL 60625

Beth J.

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Everyone raved about the food and planning with Chef David was fabulous. He adapted to meet our needs and wishes, worked with us to customize menu. He was also flexible allowing us to cover beverages and sweets and following up with invoice to clearly state who was doing what the day of the event! Arrived when and as expected with staff that went right to work and did everything to make event perfect!

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  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
  • La Porte, IN 46350

Nick B.

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Dana and her team were exceptional with their catering for my parent's 50th wedding anniversary. They were like family to us all and the food was excellent! I highly recommend them and plan to ask for her help again in the future! Thank you Dana!! Sincerely, Nick Basiaga

  • 17 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49504

Robert L.

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Overall Steve was good but there were a few times we had trouble contacting him including the coordinator trying to the day before and day of the wedding. We felt the pricing was good and the food was good. A few minor details that were missed like getting the wrong bread at the wedding. He actually came to our house which was over 2 hours for him to do a sampler. Also dropped off linens the day before the wedding which was very nice. I would recommend but also suggest he needs to better communicate in the future.

  • 5 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
  • Evanston, IL 60201

Douglas P.

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Great food. Excellent service. Highly recommended

  • 5 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
  • Chicago, IL 60657

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I have worked with Chef Katie's personal chef services, as well as her catering services. As a busy working woman with little time to prepare healthy meals, I have enjoyed Katie's fresh and nutritious meals for months. She is wonderful to work with and makes it easy by delivering food to the home with easy instructions. This year, Katie prepared all of the appetizers for our annual Super Bowl party. Everything she made was a hit!

  • 6 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
  • Des Plaines, IL 60016

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Chef Beau is passionate about great tasting, non-addictive, healthy food. He grew up eating wonderful food from around the world and gained professional chef experience while working for several well-known restaurants and clubs in the Chicago area. After graduating from DePaul and working many years in the advertising and media world, Chef Beau took his hobby to the next level and enrolled at the prestigious and award winning culinary school - Kendall College in Chicago. There, he fine-tuned is skills with a degree in personal & private chef and catering services. Chef Beau is also an endurance athlete, and current master-level fitness instructor (15yrs), husband and father of 3 kids. Chef Beau's Klean Kitchen is a personal & private chef and catering service who offers clean eating, mainly organic, non-GMO weekly drop-off meal service for indivduals and families who want to eat healthy. These families may have allergies or sensitivities or people who just need or want to make a change in their eating habits. On the weekends, Chef Beau specializes service in plated or tapas-style dining, fine or casual. We bring our restaurant (The Beau K Bistro) right to the comforts of your home. We have served over 392 dinner parties since 2011. After making the front cover of Crain's Chicago Business magazine a couple of years ago, our business has exploded with popularity. As one of Chicago's premier culinary nutritionist, Chef Beau continuously fuse my knowledge of nutrition when it comes to eating clean. You will never taste anything quite like what Chef Beau's Klean Kitchen will prepare, simply because it is real food, never processed! On the consulting or food coaching side, Chef Beau is also a culinary nutritionist. He will teach you all about food and the nutrients you need to be healthy and suggest why you should entertain the idea of eating "clean!" When doctors aren't helping & registered dietitians & certified nutritionists are not helping either, let me, Chef Beau teach you why. Most of them are taught what our U.S. federal government teaches them. However, if you are reading this, you know it's our American diet that is making us sick. I can help make you well again.

  • 10 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
  • Chicago, IL 60633

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Welcome to A Simply Stunning Event. We are a premier catering company offering our services in Burnham and the surrounding areas. With both casual and sophisticated food options we are able to cater an expansive array of affairs. From extravagant weddings to small backyard get-togethers, our catering consultants work closely with you to ensure your vision is brought to life. It is safe to say that food is our passion, eating it, creating it, and serving it to you! Everything on our menu is prepared using the freshest ingredients and we aim to support local markets whenever possible. If you find yourself overwhelmed by our comprehensive menu please do not hesitate to contact us. Having catered a wide range of events in the past, we are more than happy to provide you with suggestions and we look forward to helping you narrow down your menu ideas. Our handpicked wait staff is extremely attentive. From the setup to the breakdown of your party, everything is executed with the utmost level of professionalism. We realize how much planning goes into an event, which is why we devote the best of our efforts to make sure every aspect of your party is flawless and memorable. Simply Stunning Event is a local Burnham, IL catering company. In the catering business, everything depends on your reputation. For years, we have been working hard to establish a reputation for providing the perfect mix of delicious food made from quality ingredients with the highest quality service. We are very proud of the work that we have done and of the fact that people throughout the Burnham area know that we can be relied on when they need high quality, professional catering. Our goal is to keep building on that reputation by continuing to provide the very best catering services we can.

  • 27 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
  • Romeoville, IL 60446

Myrna S.

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Ester, was very friendly, accommodating, and I lived the sample tasting that was brought to my home. They came early and where ready and prepared to serve my guests. The food was outstanding and all and I mean all my guests lived the food from appetizers to dinner and the dessert. I can't wait to use them again next year for my other daughter's quince. Thank you Ester you were great!

  • 12 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
  • Barrington, IL 60010

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We are catering from charming hot dog buggies and carts. Food includes: * Chicago Style Hot Dogs * Polish Sausage * Johnsonville Brats * Italian Beef * Italian Sausage * Burgers * Chicken Breast Sandwiches We also provide ice cream carts, popcorn, nachos and much more.

  • 1 hires on Thumbtack
  • Chicago, IL 60649

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Chef Nicky was refered to my wife and I on a short notice. It was our Anniversary and I wanted something special for my Wife. I can't express how delighted we both were with the dishes Chef Nicky prepared for us. Chef really did an excellent job and I will surely be using her services again.. 5 Star Chef indeed. Very friendly and attentive to our needs. Thanks again for making our anniversary a memorable day for us.

  • 1 hires on Thumbtack
  • Blue Island, IL 60406

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We offer custom cakes, catering, desserts, and more. We create custom cakes for any occasion: weddings, birthdays, showers, promotional events, and more. We are skilled in buttercream finishes and details of all kinds, fondant finish and details, as well as sculpted cakes and sugar art. If you can dream it, we can create it. We offer a full line of baked goods, an assortment of cakes and desserts, from family favorites like pound cake, German chocolate cake, red velvet, caramel cake, pecan pie, peach cobbler, cookies, brownies, and and a host of other items that are sure to bring back memories of warm family gatherings around the dinner table. If you fancy a more sophisticated sweet, we offer a variety of desserts like New York-style cheesecake in many flavors. We have everything, from parfaits to truffles to awesome dessert buffets and edible party favors. On the catering side, whether you're having a cocktail party and are in need of hors d'oeuvres, a family-style dinner for wedding reception, or a buffet offering for a party or shower, make us your one-stop shop. We offer an extensive menu of dishes, from hearty pasta dishes and appetizers to southern-style entrees. We have meat, from prime rib to meatloaf; seafood, from salmon to scallops; and chicken or turkey in any way you like it. Combine them with our savory side dishes, and we'll give you a meal fit for a king and his court! Please don't hesitate to visit our website to see the full menu, or contact us if you don't see your favorite or already have a menu in mind for your event.

  • Aurora, IL 60506

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Euphoria Catering was the best catering experience that I have had. Chef Rosalyn is very personable, professional, with outstanding food. She even gave me a small gift basket for being her client!. The chicken wraps were great for the baby shower.

  • 6 years in business
  • Chicago, IL 60607

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Internationally trained and experienced chef in the greater Chicago area. We offer catering & personal chef services, custom menus, showcasing the freshest and best quality products available at competitive rates. I have 20 years professional culinary experience and a lifetime of passion for the culinary arts. My forte is contemporary cuisine with a New Orleans flavor and an international twist. But I am knowledgeable in all most types of cuisine.

  • 1 years in business
  • Chicago, IL 60657

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Barcro's Baking and Catering is A Bakery and Catering company selling all types of Pies, Cakes, Desserts, Cookies, Muffins, Brownies, Flans, and Breads & Meat & Cheese, Sandwich, & Veggie Trays. Our Catering Services include Party Trays, Sandwich Trays, Horderves Tray, Fruit Trays, Any Tray you like. weather its for 5 or 500. For ANY Occasion, Weddings, Birthdays, Holidays, Event, Function or ANY day, Barcro's Baking & Catering caters ANY event. Gift Certificates are available. We provide Baking and Catering services in Chicago.

  • Forest Park, IL 60130

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Bacon Bourbon Caramel Corn and Smoked Pecan Bourbon Caramel Corn are favors your guests will not soon forget! Salted Caramel, a young Chicago company, enjoys putting the finishing sweet and savory touch on events. All orders are custom to your needs.

  • Chicago, IL 60629

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For over 20 years, The Royalty East Banquet Hall has been in business. We have the experience to ensure that your reception goes smoothly. We provide quality food served with pride and the kind of service that you anticipate from a first-class banquet facility. The interior offers an atmosphere of elegance, warmth and luxury, and a high standard of quality. We cater to christenings, weddings, cotillions, showers, communions, brunches, business receptions, family receptions, and more. The international cuisine offers you a wide selection of meals, enabling you to please any plate. Our facility, with its convenient location, can accommodate up to 300 guests. Also, across the street from our facility, is our private parking lot. 3810 West 63rd Street Chicago, IL 60629

  • 5 years in business
  • 1 hires on Thumbtack
  • Chicago, IL 60624

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Good food. Good meat. Let's eat. Elevated Cuisines Catering is a professional catering company that caters to the working man and woman. We offer a large menu that is healthy and tasteful at the same time. Our goal is to please our customers and make them happy through their stomachs!

  • Chicago, IL 60645

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Are you looking for a professional, dynamic and talented chef? Services are flexible, warm, down-to-earth and highly professional. Chef was formally trained in Europe and US, and employs modern and classic techniques. Our services include: - Private Dinning & Meals - Special Events & Unique Parties - Cooking Instruction & Tutorials - Personal Diet & Nutrition - Sustainable & Green Practices - Professional Foodservice Consultation - Research Assistance & Writing - Menu Development - Mixology Food is our common ground, and a universal experience. - James Beard

  • Chicago, IL 60622

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Artfully Delicious is a vegan or vegetarian catering service that also delivers you home meals every week. We are customizable and affordable. Weekly meal packages start at $120 for 10 meals. Having a small party and want someone to teach you and your friends how to cook? We can come to your house and show you how to make your favorite meal for as little as $25 per person.

  • Northbrook, IL 60062

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We provide a daily lunch/dinner service and/or catering service of Indian food to people of the Northshore. Please call us for menu and pricing.

  • Chicago, IL 60622

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Need a chef, server, host or bartender for your next gathering? Then look no further! Need to have certain health, allergy or lifestyle food considerations? No problem! Hire a professional chef (15 years experience) with extensive nutrition training (RD) and you can't go wrong. Services available range from just serving/clearing, bartending, cooking, cheffing, and full-scale party planning. We also focus on minimizing impact on the environment and your wallet. Call or send email with details including date/time of event, number of guests and services needed. Thanks, Chef Jessi Also, nutrition-focused cooking parties, individual nutrition coaching and many other services are available. Check our website for more details.

  • Lombard, IL 60148

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We offer corporate and social catering services. Expect excellent service and we will do the rest! From weddings to outdoor BBQ's, our catering will provide "total customer delight".

  • 19 years in business
  • Oak Park, IL 60302

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Blue Duck Catering is a premier off-premise caterer and event management company with a reputation for providing uncompromising quality to a demanding clientele. Founded in 1998 by Executive Chef Gary Cole, Blue Duck Catering, Inc. is located in Oak Park, Illinois. We are available for corporate events, weddings, champagne receptions, corporate luncheons and dinners, birthday parties, picnics, barbecues, business meetings, gala receptions, benefits, conventions, trade shows, open houses, formal private dinners, and cocktail parties. Whether your event is corporate or private and fine dining or casual buffet, Blue Duck Catering will make it an event to remember.

  • Wyoming, MI 49509

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Traditional and creative catering since 1985. Offering station buffets, hot and cold buffets, sit down and family style dinners, appetizers, desserts, cookouts and pig roasts, breakfast and brunch, and more.

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(J.A.)2Catering provides the highest degree of customer satisfaction. We pride ourselves in our intensity and attention to the details of your special event. We often customize our menu to express seasonality and creativity. Our menus include appetizers, soups and salads, gourmet entrees, and our one-of-a-kind fruit displays and trays. We are full-service and provide linens, glassware, china, flatware, upscale disposables, as well as anything else you may need. We also provide our signature food presentation and decor upon request. Each of our team members are personally trained to deliver the quality and level of service beyond what you expect. Our catering services include uniformed waitstaff, bartenders, musicians, and executive chefs to manage your event. Let our professional staff serve you. With our support, you are free to host your guests.

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We pride ourselves in ensuring your events are priceless. From initial meetings, site selection, idea brainstorming, and venue set up, we are there by your side in representing you, to ensure a great time is had by you and your guest. Painter's Palette Events Management specializes in event planning, group travel packages, day-of coordination, and full-service small group catering. Our goal is to ensure that your events are worry and stress free. We pride ourselves in professional service. At Painter's Palette, we provide: * Event Management Services * Wedding Consultation * Small Group Catering * Vendor Referral * Vendor Management * Venue Selection * Professional Service * On-Time and Efficient Service

  • Downers Grove, IL 60515

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Always buy one get one free pizza. We offer burgers, sandwiches, salads, appetizers, wings, and more. Skuddlebutts also offers a wide variety of catering services including trays of pasta, beef, chicken, salads, and much more. Or let us bring the grills to your home or work, we also offer on site BBQs.

  • Bensenville, IL 60106

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Fancy Food provides an alternative to boring sandwiches with an amazing assortment of delicious hot entrees and sides as well as breakfast buffets and incredible sandwiches. We deliver all over Chicago, the suburbs and into Wisconsin and Indiana, so we are perfect for any event.

  • Elk Grove Village, IL 60007

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Elegante Cuisine is your premier source to complete catering and event planning. Whether it’s a corporate function, social event, or wedding, you will find that Elegante Cuisine is the right choice. For over 27 years, our company has been a leader in the catering and event planning industry. It is where artistry and execution come together! From small intimate gatherings to occasions hosting thousands, you can feel confident that our team will implement the perfect event to meet your needs. Elegante Cuisine is known for its culinary experiences, extraordinary event services and planning, and creative displays, making it your #1 source in the Chicagoland area. Our catering service is known for imaginative presentations with new and different cuisine created to give guests, and their palates, something to remember! Go beyond the ordinary; give your special events a professional distinctive elegance. At Elegante Cuisine, our sole purpose is to ensure utter satisfaction and enjoyment. Through meticulous attention to detail and quality presentation and execution, we consistently strive to exceed expectations by placing the utmost emphasis on the wants and needs of those we interact with.

  • Chicago, IL 60647

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FridaSofia Catering offers a full line of ready-to-serve party trays for all occasions. You'll find a variety of trays to match any social event in your personal and professional life. You can place your order online using our website ordering page, via email or by phone. Browse our menu and select your favorite party trays. Our catering staff will be delighted to help you select the best party trays to make your celebration memorable. We offer free delivery for all Logan Square neighbors. We use fresh products on all party trays, so you can be sure the products you buy from FridaSofia Catering will be a delight. We think you'll find our selection and prices comparable to that of other "brick and mortar" catering business in the area. FridaSofia Catering anchors its business strategy on the integration of sensitive environmental, social and economic business practices to deliver quality products, value pricing, convenient and reliable service to all our customers. FridaSofia Catering produces all fabulous party trays at Kitchen Chicago, a fully equipped, commercially licensed, and shared use kitchen in Chicago. Kitchen Chicago is a 4000-sq.-ft. commercial kitchen facility that supports growing businesses like FridaSofia Catering.

  • Chicago, IL 60606

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At IDreamOfFalafel, we are providing the perfect Mediterranean / Middle East food with good taste in Chicago, United States. Our food is good for all types of peoples, especially for those who are diet conscious and counts the amount of proteins, fats, and carbohydrates in their meal. Our catering services are very famous in town. Get in touch with us to get to know more about our menu and services.

  • Chicago, IL 60622

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We offer personal chef services including customized prepared meals for delivery and full-service catering by a highly experienced chef and staff.

  • Evanston, IL 60202

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Lisa Waldschmidt is a personal chef, cooking instructor and caterer. Have Whisk Will Travel is a personal chef service for busy families and individuals who want freshly prepared, delicious meals weekly made, prepared in their home, customized for them. Lisa also does one-on-one cooking classes, catering for dinner parties, romantic dinners for two and cocktail parties.

  • Skokie, IL 60076

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We are not just another catering company. Our services include: * Full-service catering * Aviation catering * School lunches * Personal chef service * Food contract management We have over 50 years of experience. We are very artistic, a French linguist. We have the hotel/restaurant country club experience as executive chef. Corporate chef of restaurant company with 10 units is available.

  • Riverdale, IL 60827

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Francis Cakery and Catering is a full-catering service on wheels, serving the Chicago land area as well as downstate. We also have extensive bakery department and event planners and staging team available for you.

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Catering in Chicago Services offers excellent professional service at competitive prices. In addition to our many unique amenities, we use only the best and finest meats, cheeses, fruits and baked goods available. Are you planning a wedding, rehearsal, graduation, reunion, anniversary, corporate/political function, fashion show, prom/homecoming dance, sports banquet, concert, employee appreciation picnic, retirement party, holiday occasion, etc? Let us help plan and cater your special event at a site of your choosing. By consistently surpassing our clients' expectations and with our years of experience, we have earned a proud of our reputation for being the best in Chicago. Serving the highest quality and freshest foods will bring you back for seconds. You will appreciate our acute attention to detail and a commitment to excellence when we handle your event.

  • Brookfield, IL 60513

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For over 20 years, our staff of courteous and well-trained associates have been providing professional event services to satisfied customers all across the Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana area. Homeowners, Corporate Managers, Party Planners, Schools, Church Groups, Party Rentals and Caterers are just some of our clients benefiting from our friendly and knowledgeable event services. We have taken the ice cream event business to the next level of Service Excellence! Good Humor, Blue Bunny, Ben & Jerry's and other premium ice cream novelties are offered. Featuring... Deluxe Ice Cream Sundae Bars, Root Beer Floats and Hand-Scooped Italian Ice Events. Company Picnics, Block Parties, Office Presentations, Weddings, Birthdays... 'ICE CREAM FOR YOUR OCCASION' Whether your event has 75 guests or over 10,000 in attendance, we have the equipment and years of experience to handle your needs. Contact us today to speak with one of our event representatives. We sincerely look forward to working with you, Thank You!

  • Chicago, IL 60660

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We are a retro diner located on the north side of Chicago. All of our meals are made with fresh ingredients and prepared fresh everyday by our chef. We cater for all occasions. We have a party menu that includes entertainment (live DJ, karaoke or mariachi band). We have a full-liquor bar, and we can have open or cash bar for your parties. We are open 24 hours to serve you! Call us for your party or catering needs!

  • Chicago, IL 60631

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The most fresh Mexican food around, we make everything daily not out of a can, that's for sure! Our customers rave about our homemade chips, salsa and guacamole! Our food is not fancy. It's just a good authentic Mexican comfort food. Mexican Catering's "The Fajita Bar" is one of the best in Edison Park! Not to mention the appetizer bar. Your guest will be talking about it for days to come.

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“Need Catering and Chef”

Mundelein, IL

Event type
Buffet dinner party
Cuisine type
Italian
Number of people
150-200
Additional Service(s)
Appetizers, Beverages (non-alcoholic), Beverages (alcoholic), Staff / Server(s) / Bartender(s), Other
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Hello! I'm looking to have a modern,italian style wedding reception with passed apps and pastries if possible. Need linens and glassware withplace settings as well.
$130
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“Need Catering and Chef”

Chicago, IL

Event type
Buffet catered event
Cuisine type
Vegetarian/Vegan
Number of people
25-50
Additional Service(s)
Beverages (non-alcoholic), No additional service
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“Need a Personal Chef Service to Cook a Variety of High in Calories and Fatty Meals”

Park Ridge, IL

Event type
Personal meal(s)
Cuisine type
Other (Meals with high calorie and fat content in the most compact portion possible. )
Number of people
Fewer than 10
Additional Service(s)
No additional service
Details
I am looking for help preparing a better variety of meals for my daughter that are high in calories and fat. We are trying to restore her weight.
$210
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