Algonquin Catering

At Corky’s Catering, we serve those in need of catering within Algonquin. For over 40 years, our catering professionals have continued to define excellence in catering to our unique approach, our affordable menu options & our fantastic service. Whether you’re arranging breakfast for twenty or a formal dinner for hundreds, we know what you expect to receive with a quality catering experience in Algonquin.

Events we service in Algonquin include weddings, engagement parties, corporate events, business meetings, breakfast events, lunches, award banquets, dinners, holiday parties, communions, quinceaneras, retirement parties, sweet 16 events, cotillions, class reunions, family reunions,

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graduation parties, bridal showers, baptisms, funerals, christenings, bachelor parties, cocktail parties, Oktoberfest events, birthday parties, bar mitzvahs, anniversaries, picnics, BBQs, pig roasts, theme parties & more.

All About Algonquin

Algonguin is located northwest of Chicago. Also known as “The Gem of the Fox River Valley,” Algonquin’s downtown is situated in the heart of Fox River Valley. The village is actually located in two counties, McHenry and Kane.

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The village traces its history to the 1890s when it was just a small river community. Algonquin’s population is just over 30,000 residents, nearly doubling in population since the mid to late 1990’s. Currently, it stands out as one of the major commercial hubs in the local area. The village has not only expanded to accommodate a growth in retail, but has also grown in other areas, including industrial with businesses such as Wauconda Tool & Engineering, Kenmode Tool & Engineering, Schiffmayer Plastics, Crystal Die & Mold, VCP Printing, Burnex Corporation, and Lion Tool.

Attractions & Activities

Algonquin is a village whose recreational scene is rich. Not only does this Chicago suburb offer a variety of indoor and outdoor facilities for residents and visitors to the area, but it is also a great shopping experience.

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Along Randall Road, you’ll find Algonquin Commons, an upper-tier outdoor shopping mall, or lifestyle center. The mall is actually located in Kane County, just south of the McHenry County line. Algonquin is also dotted with many different restaurants and bars, most notably Martini’s on Main and Thirsty Whale Bar & Grill. If you’re looking for something a bit unique, Nero’s Pizza & Pub is a down-home, firefighter-themed tavern offering pizzas, burgers & wraps, with nightly drink specials.

If you are into the outdoor scene, Algonquin could be a great place for you. At the Raging Buffalo Snowboard Ski Park, you can go snowboarding with friends. For nature lovers, the Buffalo Park Forest Reserve is a must-see. Algonquin also has wellness and spa facilities which you can try out when you have some free time to spare. The Massage Envy Spa and the Woodhouse Day Spa are a couple of relaxation options for anyone visiting or living in Algonquin.

Looking for crowds? Here are a few notable events held in Algonquin, IL each year: Art on the Fox – a fine art festival held annually, Algonquin Founders’ Days – Since 1960, a group of volunteers work to bring families, friends and neighbors together to enjoy a family-friendly four day event, Harvest Hustle 5K – An annual 1.5 mile walk & 3.2 mile run with proceeds going to support Algonquin youth by giving them the opportunity to participate in recreation programs throughout the year, Holiday Rock on the Fox – An annual event in December celebrating the holiday season with family activities including the Community Tree Lighting Ceremony and Candy Cane Hunt at Riverfront Park & Summer Concert Series – An event starting in June and running through August with weekly concerts, a variety of food trucks and entertainment for all.

Need Catering in Algonquin?

Corky’s Catering is the answer to all of your catering needs if you live in, are visiting, or simply planning an event in this area. Not only do we serve clients in Algonquin, but throughout Chicagoland as well.

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With over 40 years of experience, we have a long-standing reputation among the top catering professionals in Chicago. As a family-run business, we always prepare and serve cuisine our entire family remains proud of. We know you have multiple options in McHenry County and Algonquin for catering, and we appreciate being considered for your next event. Give us a call today at (630) 396-3030 or visit our downloadable menus page to view more options.

Also Serving the Following Areas in McHenry County

Corky’s Catering is your go-to caterer for Algonquin, but we are also happy to cater within any of the following McHenry County communities: Grafton Township, Nunda Township, Crystal Lake, Lake in the Hills, Woodstock, Huntley, Dorr Township, Cary, Greenwood Township,

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Chemung Township, Harvard, Marengo, Richmond Township, Johnsburg, Lakemoor, Spring Grove, Fox River Grove, Barrington Hills, Lakewood, Coral Township, Riley Township, Dunham Township, Hebron Township, Oakwood Hills, Hartland Township, Prairie Grove, Alden Township, Hebron, Bull Valley, McCullom Lake, Burton Township, Ringwood, Holiday Hills, Union & Trout Valley.

Contact Us

Are you planning on having something soon? No matter if you’re having an event next week or next year, fill out our easy contact form and we’ll get right back to you in 24 hours.

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Corky’s makes parties memorable! Take a look at our amazing selection of menus to choose from. No matter if you’re planning a company picnic or a simple lunch, we have menus for any occasion.


We have partnerships with the most reliable rental vendors around. From tables and tents to complete branded events, we have the solutions to coordinate any gathering. Birthdays in the back yard? No problem. Corporate event in Grant Park? No Problem. Are team is the best at sourcing what ever you need for your next event.

Douglas, Addison

... other than Thanksgiving dinners cooked by my mother and my wife, the food was the best.

– Douglas, Addison

Kim, Evergreen Park

We compared other companies and you offered the most for the best price. I love that the salads and tableware are included in the packages.

– Kim, Evergreen Park

Robby & Edith, Chicago

Best food in town!

– Robby & Edith, Chicago

Joy, Arlington Heights

(Our server), on a scale of 1 to 10 was a 12.

– Joy, Arlington Heights

Fred, Chicago

We find that catering is the only way to survive a party. I must say by far your food is the best...

– Fred, Chicago

Marcie, Hillside

I was thrilled with the food. The compliments are pouring in and I enjoyed myself!

– Marcie, Hillside

Nadine, Addison

Believe me when I say (our server), is a jewel!

– Nadine, Addison

Mary, Bensenville

Your staff did an excellent job with the food, bingo and children’s games!

– Mary, Bensenville

Bob, Chicago

It was an easy party, I had time to enjoy myself.

– Bob, Chicago

Maureen, Waukegan

Improve? ... you already do it all. Oh, maybe you can come clean our house before the party! Just kidding!

– Maureen, Waukegan

Lois, Oaklawn

You made it so easy! Your customer service is great and the food is yummy!

– Lois, Oaklawn

Peter, Chicago

The good food made the evening a success – thank you.

– Peter, Chicago

Jill, Wheeling

Why cook? Corky’s did it all!

– Jill, Wheeling

Connie, Addison

I heard nothing but raves and compliments on the food and our servers.

– Connie, Addison


The Driver Was On Time, Friendly And Helpful. It Was Great That He Explained All The Food, So We Wouldn’t Have Any Problems. Everything Was Hot And Delicious. We Had Enough To Serve The Additional Team Members That Attended. Corky’s Helped Make Our Team Meeting A Huge Success.

– Susan