Have to feed your group on a budget? We’ve found 15 catering options in Chicago for $15 or less before tax and gratuity/delivery fees. Options start as low as $3.63 and include locations for day-of ordering. Click the images to visit their catering websites for more information! Options are listed in alphabetical order. Big Star … More 15 Catering Options $15 or Less
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Our 2017 Wedding Guide to Food, Beverage and Desserts features our Wine Guide, Drink Recipes, info on working with your Caterer and more! Click on the pop out arrow on the top right corner to interact, download and share.
With over 7,300 restaurants, caterers and food vendors, Chicago has some of the most incredible and creative food minds in the world. Chicago Planner Magazine prides itself on featuring exceptional individuals who are impressive go-getters that are not only good at what they do, but inspire others in their work. Katie O’Reilly is every bit one of … More A Closer Look at Katie O’s Food Carnival
Our Caterer of the Month is CCI Presents. What makes them interesting is the vast array of beverages they offer in addition to the unique and beautiful presentations of their offerings. When I first saw this company at a Choose Chicago event, I was blown away by the variety and also how attractive their beverages … More Caterer of the Month: Cappuccino Catering with CCI Presents
One of the most common questions in event planning is about food. How do you select the right items for your group? Here are some great ideas from this article by Rob Hard.
ABOUT THE VENUE February’s Venue of the Month is the legendary The Drake Hotel. Not only does this luxury property afford its guests easy access to the city’s most exclusive shopping, nightlife, and dining but it has a timeless story that is woven into the very fabric of this great city. Princess Diana, Queen Elizabeth and the … More Venue of the Month: The Drake Hotel
Start of the year right by educating yourself. Picking the ideal menu is always fun, however, people do have food allergies and they can be serious. While some of this information may see obvious, it never hurts to brush up on your allergy knowledge. Nothing will make a client happier than by you making the … More Pay Attention to Food Allergies
March’s Caterer of the Month is Tasty Catering, one of Chicago’s favorite caterers for weddings, social events, picnics, corporate & special events is known for their delicious food and incredible service and staff. Tasty Catering has great options for outdoor weddings, including BBQ options and can accommodate groups from 25-5,000 guests. Primary Food Focus/Style: American … More Caterer of the Month: Tasty Catering (And They’re Sharing Recipes!)
This February, the Cater of the Month is BLUE PLATE. I have enjoyed their cuisine at events and think that you should too! Jennifer Perna, VP of Sales, gives us some information on why Blue Plate should cater your next event! SIGNATURE STYLE OF FOOD Blue Plate has a team of innovative chefs that will … More Caterer of the Month: Blue Plate