Grill Service Catering

The aroma of food in the air along with perfect blue skies on a summer day is a picture-perfect vision Corky’s Catering can bring to life. The best part: You won’t have to cook a single thing. You don’t need an excuse to plan for some outdoor fun and delicious grilled food with family and friends. Celebrate birthdays, graduations, and other milestone events with an outdoor barbecue and let our expert planners create an unforgettable party.
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Our team has been able to plan out and execute various successful events in many different settings. We understand the importance of coming together, having some great food, and making it a fun day focused on great times.

Whether you are going with the classic BBQ catering or want to grill a wide variety of foods, our professional staff can certainly handle it all.

We have the pleasure of working with corporate managers on their corporate events, with families on their get-togethers, and have presented award-winning barbecue-style foods that have certainly met and exceeded expectations. Our team pays attention to each detail, from the right barbecue sauce to the right type of food present at the event, our job is to make sure that everyone who attends the corporate event or family event has a great time.

If you are looking for an individually packaged meal or full-service catering, we are right there to help out!

Grill Your Heart Out

Make your menu special with our famous barbecue fried chicken to barbecue rib tips covered in our special sauce or even an entire roasted pig. We’ve got everything you could possibly want for an amazing barbecue experience.

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Our fantastic chefs will to cook everything to smoky, flavorful perfection and serve it all up, so you don’t have to lift a finger.

We offer three levels of service, so we can lend a helping hand or handle every detail of your event. Make the most of your catering budget by picking up your food from us or try our drop-off catering and we can come to you. For the ultimate catering experience, use our full-service picnic catering option. We’ll bring our chefs to you, so you won’t have to be the one flipping burgers and keeping plates filled. Speaking of plates, we can serve everything plated or buffet-style depending on your preference.

We’re Here for You

Bring the barbecue to the park, your backyard, or your office and enjoy while we take care of everything for you! Visit our list of available venues to pick a location that suits your needs and budget.

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We’re not just good at grilling food to perfection; we can provide rentals, entertainment, and more for a one-of-a-kind experience. Our crew will set up the venue, so you’ll be prepared when your guests arrive. Let us help you pick the best venue in Chicago to host your picnic.

We offer entertainment and games that will keep everyone on their toes. When you’re not running after the kids or chatting with friends and family, you can try your hand at horseshoes or tug-o-war. If you want something a little more relaxing but just as fun, you can enjoy a magic show or play a game of bingo while enjoying some popcorn or ice cream.

Quality Work and Experience

We have more than 40 years of experience, so you can be sure we know how to plan a picnic. All our party options may be a bit overwhelming, but the variety allows you to custom design the event of your dreams.

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Don’t forget: Our event planners are ready to jump in and help wherever needed. We can do as little or as much work as you want, and you can just unwind and enjoy your event. Our experience makes party planning effortless because we’ve seen it all and are prepared for any bumps in the road you may encounter while you plan your event. We’re ready whenever you are, so contact us in Chicagoland at (630) 396-3030 to use our grill services for your next picnic.

Why Do We Appreciate Grill Events?

There are many reasons why we appreciate grilling or barbecue events. Here are a few of the reasons why we love them.

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The Fun

Grilling naturally creates a party ambiance or atmosphere.  It brings a soothing spark of outdoor fun to your event. The time spent grilling can be spent bonding.

When grilling, partiers can interact with the chef since the events revolve around grilling. Unlike another catering service, where guests sit and get served, the guest can be very much involved in the grilling by simply watching and commenting.

The clouds of smoke from the grill, the sizzle of the meat, the flipping of the burgers, the banter among the grillers make the atmosphere of the event very lively.

Introducing Variety

Grilling is versatile to prepare many meals. Most people appreciate grilling because it makes it possible to cook almost anything. Grilling makes it possible for you to put your guests’ preferences and choices into consideration. In other words, grilling makes you satisfy your guests with a variety of edibles.

Why Should You Work With A Professional Catering Company For Your Grilling Events?

The best thing to do for your grill events is to work with a professional catering company. You may try grilling on your own but when you have many guests to think of, you need some experts to handle it.

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Working with a professional catering company for your grilled event offers you the following benefits:

You Can Focus on the Event

Grilling is time-consuming and maybe more stressful than you bargained for. You taking up the responsibility to grill at your event will not give you time to interact with your guests as much as you’d like.  Hosting a party is tiring enough, adding the stress of grilling to it is a no-no.

Saves Cost

Working with a professional catering service for your grill event saves you the cost of getting the necessary equipment for grilling. The money spent sourcing for the stand, the mesh, or even purchasing the items can be diverted to other things. 

A professional caterer probably has all these equipment or knows where to get them, paying the service fee often covers the equipment. This also guarantees the preparation of your food under hygienic conditions.

Better Flavor 

Professional caterers possess the dexterity to provide the best meal and food at your events. With a professional caterer, you are assured of consistent and seasoned variety. 

You can even request custom-made flavors. This means your guests can enjoy a buffet of grilled flavors at your event.

Appropriate Set-up

Working with a professional grilling caterer helps you set up your event to meet up with your taste.

It saves you from occasional casualties that may likely happen as a result of poor setup. This makes you and your guests more comfortable and relaxed.

Contact Our Team For Our BBQ Catering Services

We know that our community appreciates our BBQ catering and general catering services. Whether we are grilling for corporate events or for a special event for families and friends, we take pride in presenting amazing and fantastic experiences.

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If you have questions about our catering team, our catering events, and our customized menu, reach out to our team at Corky’s Catering today.

We have helped out at countless holiday party events, catering events, corporate events, and general special events. If you need help at your next event with set up, catering, chafing dishes, full-service catering, and more, contact our professional staff today!

Contact us in Chicagoland at (630) 491-6467

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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.

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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