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MARIE’S CATERING

Founded in 1949, Marie’s is the leader in Chicagoland’s catering market for special events. Whether you’re hosting a corporate luncheon for 30 guests or an elaborate wedding for 500, we simplify your planning process. Whatever you may need to make your special day an elegant success, we have it covered. Our services include: innovative culinary cuisine, various bar and beverage packages, gourmet cakes and sweets, extensive linen options and beautiful chair covers and china. Most importantly: a team of caring, organized and experienced service staff. Our devoted Event Specialists will coordinate everything for you. Your guests will receive the attention and service they deserve.


ERICKA VETTER
Senior Event Specialist

Ericka has been a celebrated Event Specialist for Marie’s Catering since 2005. Attention to detail, passion, and an unparalleled knowledge have made Ericka one of our most cherished talents for over 11 years. Side-by-side, she will work with you to creatively execute your perfect vision. She understands that you are entrusting in her and genuinely cares for each and every one of our clients.

Fun Facts about Ericka Vetter:

  • As a child, Ericka always wanted to help her mother plan parties and decorate.
  • She graduated from Illinois State University with a B.S. in Communications.
  • Has helped plan high-profile, celebrity weddings.
  • Being a mother is her biggest life accomplishment.
  • Planned her own wedding at Danada House in 2010.
  • Loves Mexican food, writing to-do lists, and being surrounded by positive people.
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JEN MCCARTY
Marketing & Event Specialist

Jen proudly joined our team in 2015, specializing in marketing for Marie’s Catering and Event Planning. In 2008, Jen founded the company ShutterBox (photo booths for weddings and special events) and has worked with thousands of brides and event planners over the years. Jen has a true passion for helping plan a perfect event and seeing it evolve into fruition. You will often find her behind the scenes: assisting Ericka and event staff, reaching out to clients through social media and wearing many Marie’s Catering hats.

Fun Facts about Jen McCarty:

  • What she loves most about working at Marie’s is the tight-knit family staff.
  • A long-time dream of hers is to host an upscale bridal expo.
  • Huge fan of thrift stores, history museums and cats. Loves making people laugh.
  • Apart from being a passionate event planner, Jen is also a certified children’s swim instructor.
  • Graduated with a degree in Business Management, is an entrepreneur at heart.
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“Working with Marie’s was a dream. They’re super responsive, organized and professional. I really appreciated how quickly my emails were always responded to. Our cake was gorgeous, food and presentation outstanding, bartenders were amazing and everything was set up exactly as it was supposed to be.”

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Events

Corporate Events

We’ve loyally catered many corporate events for nearly six decades. We specialize in employee meetings, showcases, customer appreciation events, and brand launches. As always, Marie’s exceptional cuisine is a big hit with clients, and will make any event unique and memorable.

Corporate Events Package

Social Events

Marie’s Catering brings refined culinary adventure to your catered event. Our services are ideal for anniversary parties, bridal showers, charity fundraising events, galas, themed events, and holiday parties. We provide the finest in catering options, ranging from food delivery or pick-up to totally custom full-service.

Social Events Package

Express Catering

Looking to cater a smaller event? Marie’s also has a division that provides catering orders for delivery or pick up. Examples of express catering orders are: in-office celebrations, at-home parties and funeral luncheons. Order minimums are $400 for pick-up and $700 for delivery. Call one of our specialists today to help plan your menu (630) 655-3337.

Express Menu

Weddings

Marie’s is a trusted 1-stop shop for nearly all of your wedding planning needs. We work with every couple to make their wedding intimate and highly personalized. You’ll choose between a wide range of catering formats and flavors to match your style and price point: family style passed meals, traditionally plated, free-flowing buffet style, action stations or cocktail receptions. Ask us for a suggested menu or explore Marie’s wedding packages below.

Platinum Package

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Designed for a minimum of 100 guests

Full Six Hour Reception

Allows for one hour cocktail hour, dinner and more than three hours of dancing

Modern World Cuisine

All dinners served with rustic breads, rolls, garlic bread sticks and whipped herb butter
Select between three different styles of service

  • Plated Style: includes one salad, one entrée, one starch & one vegetable
  • Family Style: includes one salad, three entrées, two starches & one vegetable
  • Buffet Style: includes one salad, two or three entrées, two starches & two vegetables

Four Hour VIP Bar & Champagne Toast

Deluxe liquors, bottled domestic beers, soft drinks, mixers, garnish and clear cups

Tableside Dinner Wine Service

Premium red and white bottled dinner wine (your choice of Chardonnay or Pinot Grigio and Merlot or Cabernet Sauvignon)

Wedding Cake

  • Select from a variety of wedding cakes styles or provide us with a picture of your desired cake design to be replicated by our bakery. All cakes have butter cream frosting.
  • Top anniversary tier is boxed and presented at the conclusion of the evening.
  • Cakes with high detail, sugar flowers or ribbon décor are additional

Linens & China

  • All guest tables include your choice of floor-length colored poly classic linen. Accompanied with your choice of colored poly classic napkins
  • Elegant ivory and white rim china service is available. Ask your Event Specialist for custom pricing

World Class Event Staff

  • Our devoted and skilled Event Specialists to assist you in every step of the way, including day-of coordination
  • On-site experienced and caring staff (head servers, bartenders, porters, food runners, executive and assistant chefs)

Call for pricing

Diamond Package

Designed for a minimum of 100 guests

Full Six Hour Reception

Allows for one hour cocktail hour, dinner and more than three hours of dancing

Modern World Cuisine

All dinners served with rustic breads, rolls, garlic bread sticks and whipped herb butter

Select between three different styles of service

  • Plated Style: includes one salad, one entrée, one starch & one vegetable
  • Family Style: includes one salad, three entrées, two starches & one vegetable
  • Buffet Style: includes one salad, two or three entrées, two starches & two vegetables

Passed Hors D’oeuvres

Your choice of four (from the Hot/Cold Hors D’oevres section)

Four Hour VIP Bar & Champagne Toast

  • VIP liquors, bottled domestic and imported beers, soft drinks, mixers, garnish and bar glassware
  • Champagne toast with seasonal fruit garnish for all guests

Tableside Dinner Wine Service

Premium red and white bottled dinner wine (your choice of Chardonnay or Pinot Grigio and Merlot or Cabernet Sauvignon)

Wedding Cake, Sweet Table & Silver Coffee Service

  • Select from a variety of wedding cakes styles or provide us with a picture of your desired cake design to be replicated by our bakery. All cakes have butter cream frosting
  • Top anniversary tier is boxed and presented at the conclusion of the evening
  • Cakes with high detail, sugar flowers or ribbon décor are additional
  • Buffet-style Diamond Sweet Table with assorted whole cakes, pies, tortes, miniature sweets and chocolate covered fruit. Served after dinner
  • Silver Coffee Service with shaved Belgium chocolate, flavored creamers, assorted Sugars, whipped cream and cinnamon sticks. Accompanies the Diamond Sweet Table

Linens, Centerpieces & China

  • All guest tables include your choice of floor-length colored satin lamour linen. Accompanied with your choice of colored satin napkins
  • Chair covers and sashes with various color options
  • Gorgeous dozen rose arrangement in a globe vase centerpiece, surrounded by three votive candles at each guest table
  • Elegant ivory and white rim china service is available. Ask your Event Specialist for custom pricing

World Class Event Staff

  • Our devoted and skilled Event Specialists to assist you in every step of the way, including day-of coordination
  • On-site experienced and caring staff (head servers, bartenders, porters, food runners, executive and assistant chefs)

Call for pricing

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Some Facts About Us

1949

Marie’s Catering Founded

1983

Marie’s Launches in Ashton Place

214

Events in 2015

82706

Guests Served in 2015

 

 

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Menu

Passed Hors D’oeuvres

Exclusive Hot Hors d ’oeuvres

  • Artichoke Beignets with Artichokes & Boursin Cheese in a Breaded Round
  • Beef Tenderloin Brochettes with Green Pepper on a Skewer
  • Beef Wellingtons or Chicken Wellingtons with Mushroom Duxelle in a Pastry Puff
  • Blazin’ Cajun Shrimp Served with Ranch Dip & Celery Sticks
  • Brie Puffs with Fruit Chutney in a Puff Pastry
  • Chicken Brochettes with Pineapple on a Skewer
  • Coconut Shrimp with Plum Dipping Sauce
  • Coconut Chicken with Plum Dipping Sauce
  • Duck and Caramelized Onion Quesadillas with Cilantro Lime Sour Cream
  • Firecracker Shrimp with Lemongrass Soy Dipping Sauce
  • Maryland Crab Cakes with Cajun Roumalade
  • Potato Pancakes with Herbed Cream Cheese & Tabico Caviar
  • Risotto Cakes (Create Your Own)
  • Seafood Crepe Bundle Shrimp, Scallops, Lobster & Crab Meat with a Rich Cream Sauce in a Delicate Crepe Wrap
  • Shrimp & Scallop Brochettes with Red and Green Peppers on a Skewer
  • Shrimp & Andouille Sausage Brochettes with Red & Green Pepper Served with Okra Sauce

Hot Hors d ’oeuvres

  • Chicago Style Pizza Puffs Mozzarella Cheese, Italian Sausage & Marinara Sauce in a Deep Dish Pastry Cup
  • Chicken & Jalapeño Jack Cheese Quesadillas or Cheese Quesadillas Served with a Salsa & Cilantro Lime Sour Cream
  • Chicken Chimichangas Served with Salsa & Sour Cream
  • Deluxe Mushrooms Stuffed with Italian Sausage or with Crab, Shrimp and Parmesan Cheese
  • Italian Sausage & Provolone Cheese Wrapped in Eggplant Served on a Bed of Tomato Basil Sauce
  • Petite Meatballs your Choice of Burgundy, BBQ, Sweet & Sour or Marinara Sauces
  • Spinach Quiche or Quiche Lorraine in Buttery Pastry Cups
  • Roasted Vegetable Quesadillas Served with an Avocado Cream Sauce
  • Sesame Crusted Chicken Tenders Served with Whole Grain Honey Mustard
  • Spanakopita with Spinach and Feta Cheese in a Phyllo Triangle
  • Stuffed Artichokes with Roasted Red Pepper, Lemon, Garlic and Breadcrumbs
  • Stuffed New Potatoes Stuffed with your choice of chorizo sausage & Asiago Cheese, Asiago Cheese with Chives or Cheddar Cheese. All Served with Sour Cream
  • Sun-dried Tomato Pizzas Topped with Spinach & Goat Cheese
  • Vegetable Spring Rolls with Plum Sauce

Exclusive Cold Hors d ’oeuvres

  • Artichoke & Boursin Cheese Crostini with Roasted Red Peppers
  • Chipotle Chicken Crisps Seared Chicken Breast, Avocado Ranch & Pico de Gallo Atop a Crisp
  • Citrus Court Bouillon Poached Jumbo Shrimp with Lemon and Lime Wedges & Cognac Cocktail Sauce
  • Fresh Amaretto Melon Balls Served with a Devonshire Cream Dipping Sauce (Watermelon, Honey Dew & Cantaloupe)
  • Fresh Seasonal Fruit Kabobs Strawberry, Cantaloupe, Honeydew & Pineapple with Sabayon Dipping Sauce
  • Fresh Seasonal Sliced Fruit Strawberry, Cantaloupe, Honeydew & Pineapple with Sabayon Dipping Sauce
  • Grilled Vegetable Display or Tray Served with a Fire Roasted Red Pepper Dipping Sauce (Zucchini, Yellow Squash, Asparagus, Eggplant & Red Pepper)
  • Jumbo Crab Claws with Lemon and Lime Wedges Served with Cognac Cocktail Sauce
  • Mozzarella Tomato Basil Drizzled with Lemon Infused Olive Oil Atop a Mini Crostini
  • Parmesan Crisps with Creamed Feta Cheese, Artichoke Hearts and Tomato Concasse
  • Petit Phyllo Cups with Brie Cheese, Brown Sugar and Granny Smith Apples or Boursin Cheese and Oven Roasted Tomato Salsa
  • Seared Ahi-Tuna Crisp Over Baby Bok Choi Slaw on a Crispy Won Ton
  • Smoked Salmon Salad Atop a Pumpernickel Crostini
  • Southwestern Chicken Wraps with Fresh Cilantro, Cucumbers and Avocado
  • Spicy Grilled & Chilled Jumbo Shrimp Shooters Served in a Plastic Shot Glass with a Tequila Fruit Puree
  • Truffle Mushroom Bruschetta Crostinis with Chevre Goat Cheese and Fresh Chives

Cold Hors d ’oeuvres

  • Antipasto Skewers with Marinated Baby Mozzarella, Sun Dried Tomatoes, Artichoke Hearts and Kalamata Olives
  • Domestic Cheese Display or Tray with Crackers and Rustic Breads
  • Fresh Vegetable Display or Tray with Choice of Dill, Spinach or Artichoke Cheese Dip
  • Gulf Shrimp with Lemon and Lime Wedges and Served with Cocktail Sauce
  • Mini Pretzel Roll Sandwiches with Assorted Meats, Cheeses and Condiments
  • Mini Tomato Basil Bruschetta Crostini or Bruschetta Cups Served in Tomato Pesto Cups or Basil Cups
  • Oriental Marinated Shrimp with Toasted Sesame-Dipping Sauce
  • Skewered Cheese Tortellini with Parmesan Peppercorn Dressing

First Courses

Warm Beginnings

  • Soup Your Choice of One of our Homemade Soups
  • Spinach Artichoke Crostini Fresh Baby Spinach, Artichoke Hearts, Cream and Asiago Cheese Atop Toasted French Bread Crostinis
  • Bruschetta Stack Thinly Sliced Roma Tomato, Fresh Basil and Ovolini Mozzarella on Oven Toasted Italian Bread Finished with Basil Pesto Oil
  • Tri Colored Rotini Carbonara Al Dente Tri Colored Rotini Pasta Tossed in Delicate Parmesan Cream Sauce with Crispy Pancetta, Button Mushrooms and Peas Topped with Asiago Cheese and Fresh Parsley
  • Maryland Crab Cake Pan Fried Maryland Crab Cake Atop Crispy Shoestring Potatoes Drizzled with Chipotle Aoili and Garnished with Fresh Chives
  • Risotto di Mare Pan Seared Jumbo Sea Scallop Atop Herbed Risotto, Touched with Gorgonzola Cream and Fresh Green Apples

Cool Beginnings

  • Ravioli Cappicola Ricotta Filled Ravioli with Ovolini Mozzarella, Cherry Tomato and Thinly Sliced Cappicola Salsa
  • Tortellini Pesto Tri-Colored Cheese Tortellini with Toasted Pine Nuts and Fresh Parmesan Tossed in Basil Pesto Peppercorn Dressing
  • Tomato Alouette Fresh Roma Tomato Stuffed with a Blend of Alouette Cheese and Mediterranean Ratatouille Served with French Bread Crostinis
  • Wild Berry Flute Refreshing Assorted Seasonal Berries Drizzled with Balsamic Reduction and Honey Served in a Champagne Flute
  • Court Bouillon Three Jumbo White Gulf Shrimp Poached in a Citrus Court Bouillon
  • Shrimp Vase with Cognac Cocktail Sauce and Fresh Lemon Served in a Cucumber Vase

Fresh Salads

  • Ashton’s Signature Salad Seven Blended Greens with Shredded Carrot, Red Cabbage, Chopped Roma Tomato, Cucumber and Gourmet Croutons Served with our Red Wine Vinaigrette
  • Caesar Salad Crisp Romaine Lettuce Tossed with a Creamy Caesar Dressing Topped with Gourmet Croutons and Asiago Cheese Garnished with a Parmesan Crisp
  • Country Salad Generous Mix of Romaine and Leaf Lettuce Topped with Sliced Heirloom Tomatoes, Shredded Carrot and Red Cabbage with a Creamy Ranch Dressing
  • Asian Crunch Salad Spring Greens Tossed in our Asian Vinaigrette with Rice Noodles, Green Onion, Sunflower Seeds, Toasted Almonds Flecked with Red Pepper and Carrot
  • Wild Mushroom & Green Bean Salas Chilled French Green Beans, Wild Mushrooms and Chevre Goat Cheese Salad Tossed in Emulsified Balsamic Vinaigrette Served Over Baby Greens
  • Cobb Salad Mixed Greens, Diced Tomatoes, Hardboiled Egg, Bleu Cheese Crumbles, and an Avocado Wedge with Either Ranch or Bleu Cheese Dressing
  • Sunshine Salad Mesculin Greens with Belgium Endive, Mandarin Oranges, Chopped Walnuts and Sliced Strawberries Dressed with Red Raspberry Vinaigrette
  • Caprese Salad Shingled Beef Steak Tomatoes, Ovolini Mozzarella and Fresh Basil Finished with Aged Balsamic and Basil Pesto Oil, Surrounded by Baby Greens

Soups

  • Cream of Chicken with or without White Rice
  • Cream of Broccoli with or without Cheddar Cheese
  • Cream of Asparagus
  • Cream of Mushroom
  • Cream of Potato with or without Leeks
  • Beef Barley
  • Minestrone
  • New England Clam Chowder
  • Southwestern Corn Chowder
  • Roasted Tomato Basil Bisque
  • Roasted Butternut Squash Apple Bisque
  • Seafood Gumbo
  • Lobster Bisque

Intermezzo

  • Champagne, Lemon, Passion Fruit, Pineapple, Raspberry

Main Course

Chicken

  • Breast of Chicken Sautéed, Grilled or Pan Seared 6 oz. Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast Dusted with our Chef’s Seasoning Blend Veiled with your Choice of Sauce (Refer to Sauce List)
  • Bone-In Baked Chicken Your Choice of Plain, Greek or Italian Style
  • Chicken Francaise Sautéed 6 oz. Boneless Skinless Breast of Chicken Dipped in a Delicate Egg Batter and Laced with Lemon Herb Buerre Blanc
  • Drunken Hickory Chicken Bourbon Hickory Smoked Trio of 3 oz. Boneless Skinless Sliced Medallions Cloaked with a Whole Grain Honey Mustard Beurre Blanc
  • Chicken Epicurean Oven Roasted Skin-On Boneless Breast of Chicken Stuffed with Wild Rice Topped with a Roasted Garlic Beurre Blanc
  • Chicken Piasasco Roasted 8oz. Boneless Skinless Breast of Chicken Stuffed with Fresh Asparagus and Provolone Cheese Touched with Roasted Garlic Buerre Blanc
  • Chicken A La Marie Oven Roasted 8oz. Skin-on Boneless Breast of Chicken Enveloped with Fresh Spinach, Toasted Pine Nuts, Sun Dried Tomatoes and Fresh Basil Finished with Roasted Garlic Basil Buerre Blanc
  • Classic Chicken Oscar Pan Seared 6oz Skinless Boneless Breast of Chicken Topped with Lump Crabmeat, Crisp Asparagus Spears and Drizzled with Decadent Hollandaise

Beef

  • Signature Filet Mignon Char-Grilled 8oz. Center Cut Filet Mignon Over Syrah Demi Glaze, Garnished with Julienne Fried Leeks and Oven Roasted Roma Tomatoes
  • Peppercorn Crusted Sirloin Filet Pan Seared 8oz. Center Cut Sirloin Filet Topped with Tri-Colored Peppercorns Touched with Caramelized Onion Au Jus Finished with Fried Leeks and Oven Dried Tomatoes
  • Oven Roasted Tornadoes of Beef Tenderloin Whole Beef Tenderloin Dusted with Chef’s Blend Seasoning and Roasted to Perfection Cloaked with Wild Mushroom Hunter Sauce Then Sliced to Order
  • Slow Roasted Prime Rib of Beef Chef Carved 10oz. Cut of Beef Slow Cooked and Perfectly Roasted to Ensure Tenderness Served with Wild Mushroom Au Jus and Crispy Leeks
  • Tenderized Aged and Grilled Beef Roulade Rolled with Spinach, Mushrooms and Roasted Garlic, Crested with a Rich Burgundy Sauce
  • Grilled London Broil Marinated and Sliced Flank Steak, Veiled with Hunter Sauce and finished with Fried Leeks

Pork

  • Grilled Ancho Rubbed Pork Tenderloin Ancho Chili Marinated Pork Tenderloin Grilled to Perfection and Sliced, Drizzled with Cilantro Chipotle Au Jus
  • Grilled Center Cut Pork Chop Loin Chop Bone in 8 oz. Center-Cut Pork Loin Chop on a bed of Caramelized Vidalia Onions and Brandied Granny Smith Apples

Sausage

  • Italian Sausage Tossed in Tomatoe Basil Marinara and
  • Polish Sausage with Homemade Sauerkraut

Combination

  • The Perfect Pair Grilled 6oz. Center Cut Filet Mignon Over Cabernet Demi Glaze Topped with Fried Leeks Paired with a Sautéed 4oz. Boneless Skinless Breast of Chicken Veiled with your Choice of Sauce
  • The Perfect Partner Grilled 6oz. Center Cut Filet Mignon Over Caramelized Onion Semi-Demi Partnered with Three Jumbo Garlic and White Wine Marinated White Gulf Shrimp Finished with Delicate Fried Leeks
  • The Grilled Trio Perfect 4oz. Center Cut Filet Mignon Over Cabernet Demi Glaze Paired with a 4 oz. Grilled Boneless and Skinless Breast of Chicken with your Choice of Sauce Accompanied by Three Jumbo Garlic and White Wine Marinated White Gulf Shrimp Garnished with Seasonal Fresh Herbs and Tomato Concassé

To Accompany Your Plated Entree

Seafood

  • Pan Seared Maryland Crab Cake
  • Three Piece Marinated & Grilled Shrimp Skewer
  • Three Crowned Jumbo Gulf Shrimp
  • 4oz. Cold Water Lobster Tail

Seafood

  • Herb Crusted Tilapia Pan Seared, Herb Crusted 8 oz. Tilapia Filet Drizzled with Basil Pesto Oil and Topped with Oven Dried Tomatoes
  • Salmon Provencal Oven Roasted 8oz. Atlantic Salmon Filet Marinated in Fresh Herbs Speckled with Garlic and Topped with Mediterranean Compound Butter

Vegetarian

  • Vegetable Lasagna A Blend of Fresh Vegetables Layered with Ricotta Cheese, Al Dente Pasta, Crusted with Parmesan Cheese and Seasoned Bread Crumbs Laced with Creamy Alfredo Sauce
  • Roasted Vegetable Wellington Seasonal Roasted Vegetables and Mozzarella Cheese Enveloped in Delicate Puff Pastry Roasted to Perfection with Light Tomato Basil Marinara
  • Stuffed Portabella Grilled and Marinated Portabella Mushroom Filled with Roasted Artichokes, Fresh Baby Spinach and Red Pepper Folded with Alouette Cheese Sprinkled with Parmesan Cheese and Herbed Bread Crumbs
  • Farfalle Forestire Portabella Mushrooms, Green Onions, Sun Dried Tomatoes and Parmesan Reggiano Cheese, Tossed with Bow Tie Pasta Coated in a Light Tomato Basil Broth and Kissed with Truffle Oil

Starch Selections

  • Yukon Gold Smashed Potatoes Baby Yukon Gold Potatoes Smashed with Cream, Butter and Seasoning with your Choice of Plain, Roasted Garlic, Basil or Ranch
  • Bistro Mashed Potatoes Mashed Red Skin Potatoes Infused with Caramelized, Onions, Sour Cream and Fresh Chives
  • Lobster or Gorgonzola Mashed Potatoes Choice of Yukon Gold or Red Skin Potatoes Mixed with Either Cold Water Lobster Pieces or Imported Gorgonzola Cheese, A Perfect Match with Any Steak Entrée
  • Herbed Red Potatoes Steamed Quarter-Cut Red Skin Potatoes Drizzled with Butter, Chef’s Blend Seasoning, Parsley and Fresh Chives
  • Rissole Potatoes Petite Yukon Gold Potatoes Lightly Coated in Butter, Touched with Parmesan Cheese and Parsley Roasted to a Golden Brown
  • Baked Potato Seasoned and Brushed with Olive Oil and Sea Salt, Baked and Served with Butter and Chived Sour Cream
  • Double Baked Potato Presented in an Inverted Half Shell Laced with Sour Cream, Chives and Parmesan Cheese
  • Saffron Rice Fragrant Saffron Infused Rice with Tri-Colored Peppers and Vidalia Onions
  • Risotto Florentine Imported Italian Arborio Rice Blended with Fresh Baby Spinach, Garlic and Parmesan Reggiano

Garden Fresh Vegetables

  • Sugar Snap Sauté resh Sugar Snap Peas with Roasted Red Peppers and Sweet Red Onions Sautéed in Garlic and Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Bean and Pepper Blend French Haricot Vert Green Beans Tossed in Garlic Butter with Roasted Red and Yellow Peppers
  • California Blend Carrots, Broccoli and Cauliflower Steamed and Tossed in Garlic Butter
  • Italian Vegetables Zucchini, Yellow Squash, Broccoli, Red Peppers and Red Onion Sautéed in Garlic Infused Olive Oil Then Finished with Fresh Herbs
  • Island Medley Florets of Broccoli, Carrots, Corn Kernels, Red Pepper and Red Onion Tossed in a Jamaican Jerk Compound Butter
  • Roasted Vegetable Zucchini, Squash, Eggplant, Green Pepper, Red Onion and Mélange Asparagus Tips Tossed in Garlic and Herbed Olive Oil and Roasted to Perfection
  • Jumbo Asparagus Steamed Green Asparagus Curtained with Hollandaise or Drizzled with Lemon Butter

Desserts

  • Custom Wedding Cake Choose From an Array of Beautifully Designed, Freshly Baked Wedding Cakes with your Choice of Style, Batter and Filling
  • Flourless Chocolate Torte Rich Belgium Chocolate Folded with Fluffy Egg Whites Baked to Perfection and Topped with Toasted Hazelnut Ganache
  • New York Cheesecake Velvety Cream Cheese Infused with Vanilla Beans Drizzled with a Strawberry Coulis and Fresh Strawberries Atop a Graham Cracker Crust
  • Chocolate Chip Bourbon Pecan Pie A Buttery Crust Filled with Toasted Pecans, Imported Chocolate and Kentucky Bourbon Finished with Cinnamon Whipped Cream
  • Classic Tiramisu Delicate Lady Fingers Layered and Flavored with Mascarpone Cream and Espresso Liquor Dusted with Cocoa Powder over Brandied Chocolate Sauce
  • Sambuca Crème Brûlée Baked Smooth Vanilla Bean Custard Flamed with Sambuca and Super Fine Sugar for a Crispy and Golden Brown Crust
  • Strawberries Devonshire Refreshing Strawberries Layered with a Light Devonshire Cream Kissed with Grand Marnier Finished with Whipped Cream and a Fragrant Mint Leaf Served in a Champagne Flute
  • Triple Chocolate Mousse Cup Decadent White and Dark Chocolate Mousse Served in an Edible Chocolate Cup Topped with Fresh Assorted Berries and Rich Whipped Cream
  • Petite Dutch Apple Pie Homemade Individual Dutch Apple Pie Topped with a Scoop of Vanilla Bean Gelato

Wedding Cakes

Please Select From our Wedding Cake Albums or Provide us with a Picture of your Desired Style, and our Bakery will Replicate it to the Best of their Ability

Cake Décor

  • All Cakes Have Butter Cream Frosting
  • Frosting Colors: White, Ivory, Chocolate Brown or your Preferred Color Choice
  • Cake Tiers May be Stacked or Separated with Pillars
  • The Number of Tiers Depends on your Guest Count (It is Possible to Choose a Different Cake Batter & Filling for Each Tier)
  • Cake Topper Decorations, Fresh Flower Decorations on the Cake or Décor Around the Cake Table are your Responsibility to Provide
  • The Table Top Surrounding your Wedding Cake is Decorated with White Votive Candles
  • Your Top Anniversary Tier is Boxed and Presented to you at the Conclusion of the Evening

Cake Batter Choices

  • Royal Chocolate
  • Lemon Velvet
  • Golden Yellow
  • Marble Swirl
  • Red Velvet
  • White Velvet

Cake Filling Choices

  • White Butter Cream or Chocolate Butter Cream
  • Chocolate Silk or Chocolate Fudge
  • Chocolate Mousse, Strawberry Mousse or Lemon Mousse
  • Crème: Bavarian or Banana
  • Preserved Fruit Selection: Raspberry or Strawberry
  • White Chocolate Mousse
  • Cannoli
  • Cream Cheese
  • Fresh Fruit Selection: Raspberry or Strawberry

Ala Carte Buffet Items & Sweet Table Options…

  • Assorted Miniature Deluxe Brownies, French Lemon Bars, Fruit Kolacky, Gourmet Cookies,
  • Sweet Table Napoleons, Cream Puffs, Chocolate Éclairs, Cannoli, Petit Fours and Chocolate Covered Strawberries
  • Prestige Sweet Table An Assortment of Whole Cakes, Pies, Tortes, Deluxe Brownies, French Lemon Bars, Fruit Kolacky, Gourmet Cookies, Napoleons, Cream Puffs, Chocolate Éclairs, Cannoli, Petit Fours and Chocolate Covered Strawberries
  • Fresh Sliced Fruit Fresh Seasonal Sliced Fruit, which May Include, but Not Limited to Fresh Strawberries, Cantaloupe, Honeydew & Pineapple Served with Honey Yogurt or Sabayon Dipping Sauces
  • White & Dark Chocolate Fondue Fresh Seasonal Cubed Fruit Display with Sabayon Sauce, White and Dark Chocolate Fondue and Pound Cake Squares
  • Flaming Desserts Bananas Foster, Peach Navajo and Cherries Jubilee Prepared by our Chefs Served Over French Vanilla Ice Cream
  • Nitro Ice Cream Station Handcrafted Ice Cream Made Right at your Event Using a Nitrogen Dessert Station
  • Chocolate Fountain Velvety Flowing Belgium Chocolate, Including A Full Service Attendant for a Maximum of Three Hours and Any of the Desired Dipping Items Listed Below

Favorites

  • Pretzel Rods
  • Graham Crackers
  • Marshmallows
  • Angel Food Cake
  • Pound Cake

Specialty Favorites

  • Rice Krispy Treats
  • Mini Cream Puffs
  • Pineapple
  • Strawberry
  • Banana

Late Night Snack Menu

  • Blazin’ Cajun Shrimp with Ranch Dip & Celery Sticks
  • Cheese Quesadillas with Sour Cream & Salsa
  • Chicken & Cheese Quesadillas with Sour Cream & Salsa
  • Chicken Chimichangas with Salsa & Sour Cream
  • Mini Assorted Pretzel Roll Sandwiches with Assorted Meats, Cheese & Condiments 85
  • Mini Chicago Pizzas ozzarella Cheese, Italian Sausage & Marinara Sauce in a Deep Dish Pastry Cup
  • Mini Sun Dried Tomato Pizzas Topped with Spinach & Goat Cheese
  • Mozzarella Sticks with Marinara Sauce
  • Potato Skins with Cheddar Cheese, Served with Sour Cream
  • Sesame-Crusted Chicken Skewers, Served with Buffalo Sauce
  • Sesame-Crusted Chicken Tenders with Barbeque Sauce or Whole Grain Honey Mustard Sauce
  • Spicy or Mild Chicken Wings with Ranch Dip & Celery Sticks
  • Vegetable Spring Rolls or Egg Rolls with Sweet & Sour Sauce
  • Mini Burgers & Mini Hot Dogs Served with Mustard, Ketchup, Diced Onions & Diced Tomatoes
  • Kobe Sliders Served with American Cheese & Grilled Onions
  • Chicago Style Ballpark Station Jumbo All Beef Eisenberg Hot Dogs & Poppyseed Buns with Mustard, Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Onions, Relish, Sport Peppers, Pickle Spears & Celery Salt
  • Chef Prepared Burrito Bar To Go Marinated Steak & Marinated Chicken with Soft Flour Burrito Tortillas, Shredded Lettuce, Shredded Chilahua Cheese, Diced Tomatoes, Sour Cream, Refried Beans & Guacamole with Spicy Red & Green Salsa
  • Taco Bar Seasoned Ground Beef & Ground Turkey with Lettuce, Cheddar Cheese, Tomatoes, Sour Cream and Hot Sauce with Soft or Hard Shell Flour Tortillas
  • South of the Border Fajita Station Char Broiled Beef and Marinated Chicken with Carne Asada Vegetables, Lettuce, Cheese, Salsa Roja, Sour cream with Soft Flour Tortilla
  • Nacho Fiesta Platters Layered Refried Beans, Sour Cream and Guacamole Topped with Cheddar Cheese, Diced Tomatoes, Black Olives & Scallions Served with Tri Colored Tortilla Chips
  • Italian Sausage Sandwiches Served on a Four Inch French Roll with Tri Colored Peppers and Marinara Sauce
  • Italian Beef Sandwiches Served in a Spiced Au Jus with Peppers & Onions on a Four Inch French Roll
venues

Venues

Danada Housewww.Danadahouse.com
Rialto Square Theatrewww.Rialtosquare.com
Katherine Legge Memorial Lodgewww.Villageofhinsdale.org
Mayfair Banquet Facilitywww.Wpdparks.org
The Federick Graue Housewww.Grauemill.org
Greenbelt Cultural Centerwww.Lcfpd.org

The Elmhurst Art Museumwww.Elmhurstartmuseum.org
Burr Ridge Community Centerwww.Brparks.org
The Community House of Hinsdalewww.Thecommunityhouse.org
Noah’swww.Noahseventvenue.com
Mayslake Peabody Estatewww.Mayslakepeabody.com
Ashton Place Banquet Facilitywww.Ashtonplace.com
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