Food For Thought – Catering & Dining Services Chicago

We Are Moment Makers

Whether it’s a wedding, corporate event, anniversary or any special occasion, Food For Thought is here to make magical and memorable moments for all our customers.

Food For Thought – Catering Group Chicago

We are Moment Makers

At Food For Thought Catering Group, we provide the means behind the moment so you can focus on experiencing the magic of the moment.

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Food For Thought – Dining Services Chicago

Bringing concepts to our partners

At Food For Thought Dining Services we make our clients look good. We win when our clients win – and so everything we do is in service of helping them succeed.

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Food For Thought – Event Space Chicago South Loop

More Than a Location

Welcome to 19 East: A historic space designed for contemporary events, inspired by the eclectic spirit of Chicago's South Loop neighborhood.

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Food For Thought – Delivery Services Chicago

Freshly Made

At Food For Thought Delivered, we strive always to make your gatherings, whether in the office or at home deliciously enjoyable with freshly made food delivered right to your door.

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Our Blog

03
Oct 2018

Meet the Team: Cassie Lynch

Growing up, Cassie Lynch spent time playing in her garden and exploring the woods near her home with her dad. When she got to college she realized her time spent outdoors was more than just a pastime, it was a passion.With this passion guiding her, Cassie received he [...]

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07
Sep 2018

Feel Good Friday: FFT Promotions

When asked separately their favorite thing about working at Food For Thought, Anna and Michelle both passionately responded, “the people.”  When you get the two of them together, it’s clear a key ingredient in their answer is one another.In 2011, as a final step [...]

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24
Jul 2018

Food Ideas For Your Next Catered Event's Menu

What makes a special event truly special? Is it the music, the ambiance, the guests themselves? The truth is, a memorable event is made up of several elements, blended expertly together to make magic. Think of it like a symphony played by an orchestra: if one player is out o [...]

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The Best Catering Service in Chicago

One of the reasons we love Chicago is that, in our city, your reputation is earned. You have to put in the work to be successful, and it’s not easy.

Especially for as long as we’ve been in business.

For 34 years we’ve been catering Chicago’s most important events, large and small.

It’s the reason we’re at the top of Brides.com and Wedding Wire year after year.

It’s the reason we’ve never gotten less than a 5-star Google review.

Providing high-quality catering services for three decades isn’t easy, but it’s what we do.

We’ve earned the right to say we’re the best and if we’ve learned anything, it’s that Chicago deserves nothing less.

What Sets Us Apart

Our business has never just been about food.

It’s been about Chicago.

It’s been about people.

Our staff cares about our catering service customers like they’ve been friends for decades: helping them choose a theme, setting up tables, and selecting the best menu items for their special day.

It’s one of the reasons that Chicagoans, from large companies to individuals call us first every time. Just ask around.

And that’s our promise to you: to make your moment magical.

Let’s make some moments.

We are Moment Makers

You know who the best catering companies are by how many of their customers come back. You can tell even more by how many of their customers refer friends and associates.

Not who spends the most on ads or has the biggest billboards.

Our last customer is our best billboard. Their smile at the end of a perfectly catered event is our best advertisement.

From drop-of catering to a full-fledged catering service, our core values and lengthy track record have secured us a place at the top of corporate and residential caterers in Chicago.

Turning a meal at a standard event into a special moment is what we do, without exception. Learning what an event specifically needs and exceeding expectations is our forte.

We look forward to working with you.

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