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For any type of celebration, let us help you create an event that exceeds your expectations.

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How We Make Your Event Special

Events are complex. Our recipe for delighting your guests with food starts with your vision. Our event specialists will work with you to seamlessly plan your successful event.

We Care More

Our motto is “Happy people making people happy.” Great service takes great food to the next level and we live to make you smile.

Handmade, Quality Food

Great food starts by sourcing only the finest ingredients. Our renowned culinary team crafts handmade dishes that always delight. Whether you want innovative dishes or classic favorites, we always leave a lasting impression.

Seen in All the Right Places

Let us help you find the perfect Chicago venue as the backdrop for your special event.

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Conscious Catering

Sustainability is in our DNA. As Chicago’s first Green-Certified caterer, we practice what we preach. From our state-of-the-art 80,000 square-foot facility, to composting, sourcing, and event best practices, we will continually strive to be eco-conscious in everything we do.

Learn About Our Sustainability

Ready to get planning?

Let's get this party started! Contact us to learn about scheduling a tasting for your event.

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Still have questions?

Seated or buffet, indoor or outdoor, big or small – we’ve answered it all. Click below to see our most frequently asked questions.

  • Can you suggest a venue for our event?

    Blue Plate gives you access to more than 85 of the city’s most iconic special event venues. From historic landmarks, private event spaces, and sleek downtown galleries, we’ll help you select the perfect backdrop to make your event truly unforgettable. We can also cater in private homes in the city and suburbs.

    What services are included in your pricing?

    In addition to our oustanding food and beverage offerings, we also include our top rated service and the necessary equipment such as china, silverware, glassware, tables, chairs, and linens. We willl guide you through every aspect of the process of planning your event to ensure the overall look and feel captures your vision.

    Can you send me a menu to review right away, and how do you handle dietary restrictions?

    Our planners will work with you to customize a menu specificially for your event. Regardless of their dietary preferences, your guests should have food choices that are innovative, delicious, and exciting. We also have partners that can help provide specialized meals, including halal and kosher meals.

    What other event related services do you provide?

    We work with the cities top event vendors including florists, decor, AV, entertainment, and valet services. Your event specialist will help guide you through the process.