Social Catering

For over 40 years Corky’s Catering has offered some of the best social catering at affordable prices. With hundreds of catering, rentals and service options, Corky’s is your top one stop shop for all your Chicago catering needs. Our services are perfect for social functions, corporate events, weddings, picnics, breakfast, luncheons, and dinners. We can also help or refer you to our preferred catering venues, who offer some of the most spectacular settings and environments available across Chicagoland. Need some advice on where to have your event, how to find rentals, or get service staff for your catered event? Our on-site sales reps are available to answer your questions and help you plan the perfect gathering.

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Over the years we have seen an increased need for home catering, corporate catering, special events, fundraisers, benefits, and conferences. With so many options among catering companies, the tasks of planning an event have become increasingly difficult. There is no tougher job than choosing meals, décor, and entertainment for people you may or may not know and keeping within a budget.

To meet these needs, we launched Cork Catering & Special Events because we recognized the varied demands for catering in Chicagoland. Cork Catering is dedicated to gourmet catering, superior client focus, and complete event management. With these resources, let us bring your next event to a higher level of detail, elegance, and food selection. Corporate events, home catering, and special events all demand different styles of food service and now with Cork & Corky’s Catering at your side, we offer them all.

Baby Shower Catering

Baby Shower Catering

Your family is welcoming a new addition and everyone is gathering to celebrate the mother-to-be. Planning the party can be a bit frustrating, especially if it’s a surprise as baby showers can sometimes be. Fortunately, Corky’s Catering is here to help you every step of the way!

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Welcome the newest bundle of joy with style and delicious food no matter the venue. We offer pick-up, delivery and full service catering for your venue or home. You won’t have to worry about setting up the appetizer station or making sure the cake comes out on time because we can do all of that for you. You’ll get to sit back and enjoy welcoming the newest bundle of joy to your family surrounded by the people that you love.

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Bachelor Party Catering

Bachelor Party Catering

Your best friend or close family member has chosen you to be the best man at his wedding. You’re honored and so happy that he’s found someone to make his life complete. The tuxedos are ordered. The rings are secure.

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The bachelor party is….oh no, you have no idea what to serve at the bachelor party! Don’t panic. Corky’s is here to rescue you with the best bachelor party catering Chicago has to offer. Put the notions of supermarket deli trays and delivery pizzas to rest. You want the best and we have it. No matter the level of service you need, we can provide it! Your guests and the groom, who trusted you to give him a night he’ll never forget, will not be disappointed.

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Baptism Catering

Baptism Catering

A baptism is a beautiful ceremony that is personal and spiritual for all involved. The reception afterward should be just as beautiful. Give your family and friends reason to stay and celebrate with baptism catering services that will make them swell with joy.

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You can mingle with your guests and hold your child in your arms, feeling the glow of family, as they welcome him or her into the Christian Faith. Corky’s Catering will handle the party for you so that you won’t have to worry about food getting cold or letting your baby go for one second to get the cake. We will take care of everything and you can simply enjoy.

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Bar Mitzvah Catering

Bar Mitzvah Catering

Mazel Tov! Since you are reading this page, we want to congratulate you on hosting a Bar Mitzvah. Milestones like this happen once in your son’s life and if you want it to be the most amazing event it can possibly be, hire a caterer who knows how to execute it perfectly,

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no second chances. That is the perfect reason to contact Corky’s Catering. We have been in this business for more than 40 years and know how to flawlessly perform Bar Mitzvahs. Leave it to our talented coordinators to orchestrate as much or as little of the event as you desire. We give customers the freedom to dance the horah and enjoy the Bar Mitzvah knowing we have taken care of everything.

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Bat Mitzvah Catering

Bat Mitzvah Catering

Mazel Tov! Since you are reading this page, we want to congratulate you on hosting a Bat Mitzvah. Milestones like this happen once in your daughter’s life and if you want it to be the most amazing event it can possibly be, hire a caterer who knows how to execute it perfectly,

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no second chances. That is the perfect reason to contact Corky’s Catering. We have been in this business for more than 40 years and know how to flawlessly perform Bat Mitzvahs. Leave it to our talented coordinators to orchestrate as much or as little of the event as you desire. We give customers the freedom to dance the horah and enjoy the Bat Mitzvah knowing we have taken care of everything.

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Chicagoland BBQ Catering

BBQ Catering

Whether it’s the company BBQ, a family reunion, or the best block party your neighborhood has ever seen, Corky’s Chicago Catering can make your picnic feel like the party of the year. Corky’s offers such options as their famous fried chicken, all-beef hamburgers, BBQ ribs,

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BBQ rib tips, and Johnsonville bratwurst grilled on an open flame, plus many more. You’ll have all the favorites of a regular picnic or BBQ, but with the Corky’s twist that will have everyone talking. The best part is that you can enjoy your party without ever having to cook a thing. The wonderful smells of BBQ food will be everywhere but you’ll have a chance to run around with the kids or enjoy a beer with your buds without being chained to a smoky grill for the entire day. Be a guest at your own party this summer.

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Bridal Shower Catering

Bridal Shower Catering

Maids of honor all over Chicago stress about throwing bridal showers all year round. Ladies, don’t stress! Look to Corky’s for bridal shower catering that will make your bride feel like a queen on her special day. Bridal showers can be so frustrating.

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The bride chooses you as maid of honor and there’s so much that you have to do for a bridal shower in addition to your other maid of honor duties. Corky’s Catering has been executing exquisite bridal showers for over 40 years throughout Chicago. Let us help you put together a party that your bride, as well as her family and friends, will never forget.

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Christening Catering

Christening Catering

Christenings are a time of celebration and new beginnings. Christening catering is an essential component to a great Christening experience because it is the very first celebration that brings family together as your child enters the Christian faith.

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Christmas Party Catering

Christmas Party Catering

Christmas parties, events and catered meals that take place in Chicago during the busy holiday period all need plenty of good planning. When you make plans to host a Christmas party at home, or a corporate Christmas party in Chicago,

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you will want to provide the best Christmas catering and service for your party guests, without breaking your budget. The good news is that Corky’s Catering can supply you with all the party snacks, Christmas meals and drinks you need, at prices you can afford.

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Class Reunion Catering

Class Reunion Catering

Class reunions are a fun way to bring back the alma mater of your grade school, high school, or college. Classmates will gather together, catch up on what’s been going on since graduation, and talk about the good old days in school together.

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Corky’s Catering can provide excellent class reunion catering to make this event the most memorable.

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Cocktail Party Catering

Cocktail Party Catering

Cocktail parties are a great way to bring friends or co-workers together with style and elegance. Guests can freely mingle and chat with friends while enjoying great drinks and hors d’voures.

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Corky’s Catering can provide the essential elements to making the best possible cocktail party.

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Communion Catering

Communion Catering

Corky’s Catering offers many services for Chicago local looking for authentic food for all types of events. The communion is a sacred event for the Catholic community when a child or young adult first experiences the bonding by taking the body and blood of Christ.

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We at Corky’s take special pride in being honoured to cater for religious events and for the first communicant, it is a very special occasion to celebrate the first holy Eucharist.

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Cotillion Catering

Cotillion Catering

The Cotillion is one of the most joyous and anticipated times in your daughter’s life. Next to her wedding, it is the most important celebration for her as it marks her transition from childhood to adulthood.

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The Cotillion catering decision is very important because you know you want everything to be perfect for her. Corky’s Catering is here at your side to provide delicious Cotillion catering options to meet the needs of any family’s tastes and budget.

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Engagement Party Catering

Engagement Party Catering

Your engagement is the start of an exciting journey in life and what better way to kick it off than with a spectacular engagement party with Corky’s Catering shared with your family and friends!

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At Corky’s, our engagement catering service will help you celebrate this very special occasion with fabulous food. We have a large collection of menus that are suitable for engagement catering in the Chicagoland area.

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Family Reunion Catering

Family Reunion Catering

Family reunions are a special time that brings families together. Families will catch up on new things that are going on in their lives, reminisce about old times, and spend a day of fun together.

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Celebrate this special occasion with delicious family reunion catering from Corky’s Catering.

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Football Party Catering

Football Party Catering

Football season marks a nostalgic time of the year as the leaves are changing beautiful colors and the weather outside is getting colder. Saturday college games and Sunday NFL games are a great way to relax and enjoy football catering from Corky’s.

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Our football catering menus are designed to make it easy and affordable for you. No more running to the grocery store to fight the lines for overpriced platters of food you have to heat and prepare yourself. Corky’s football catering menus can be delivered hot right to your door with no preparation necessary.

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Funeral Catering

Funeral Catering

Corky’s funeral catering in Chicago can help reduce the stress that mounts during these tough times. Our funeral catering service does all the work and allows you to focus on your funeral, wake or shiva.

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Please allow our funeral catering team to assist you and your loved ones during this difficult time by preparing the food and providing the appropriate service to you and your family. This is a time when you have many items to address and funeral catering is something that we can take care of for you.

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Graduation Catering

Graduation Catering

Graduations mark an important milestone in you and your child’s life. School is out, summer is back, and family & friends are ready to get together to support their grad. We also know it can be a very busy time to plan the right party.

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From announcements, party invitations & decorations to theme ideas, party favors, centerpiece ideas & more, we know there’s a lot. Whether it is grade school, high school, college, or graduate school, Corky’s Catering is here to provide exceptional graduation catering in Chicago. For several decades, we have been proven catering professionals for all types of events & we love to share our expertise on everything from food and drinks to layout, decor, and floral arrangements for your upcoming event in Chicagoland. We are confident we have the perfect graduation catering package for you.

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Halloween Party Catering

Halloween Party Catering

Without a doubt, Halloween is the one day of the year that brings out the child in everyone. The streets will be filled with children of all ages, all dressed and disguised as their alter egos, some creepy or creatures.

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At Corky’s we understand how important a night like Halloween is for kids.

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Holiday Party Catering

Holiday Party Catering

Holidays are always special occasions when people get together and warmly celebrate the season of good cheer. New Year’s Eve, Christmas, Hanukkah and Thanksgiving are special times of the year when all of Chicago gets into party mode.

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By choosing Corky’s Catering you will be able to treat your guests to the very best in holiday food.

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Oktoberfest Catering

Oktoberfest Catering

Oktoberfest marks a great time of the year. The leaves are changing beautiful colors of red, gold, and brown and it’s getting colder outside. It’s Oktoberfest in Chicago and what better way to celebrate this festive time of the year than with a delicious Oktoberfest catering menu.

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Luckily, Corky’s Catering provides delicious Oktoberfest catering to your home, office or venue of your choice.

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Quinceañera Catering

Quinceañera Catering

LThe Quinceanera is the traditional Latin American festivity of a girl turning of age at 15 and becoming a young woman. Celebrated in most Latin American countries as well as North America, including our native city of Chicago.

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With Chicago fully embracing the Latin American culture, we are always delighted when given the opportunity to cater for a Quinceanera. Seeing the younger crowds at our events always brings a smile to our company as they bring with them a lively atmosphere. With Corky’s Catering, we are able to provide traditional delicious Latin American food options such as fajitas, barbacoa, enchiladas, and Mexican style pork stew. Fried chicken, chicken mole, lemon chicken, Italian beef and pineapple ham are also available upon request to make your Quinceanera party complete.

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Chicagoland Retirement Party Catering

Retirement Party Catering

One of the best ways to celebrate retirement is with a retirement party. When the time comes for a beloved co-worker to retire you want to send them out in style. Every office in Chicago has different traditions and guidelines for retirement parties,

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but the idea of showing gratitude is always at the top of the list. The two most popular approaches are to have either a formal retirement luncheon or a small and lighter gathering. In the end it is probably best to ask the retiree what their favorite food is and to pitch a couple ideas to make sure they approve. There are many other key factors that go into planning a retirement party and Corky’s is here to provide you with not only the catering, but a few tips and tricks to make your event successful.

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St. Patrick’s Day Catering

St. Patrick’s Day Catering

At Corky’s Catering we love to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and this year we want to celebrate with you. We have perfected our traditional St. Patrick’s Day feast with our Guinness braised corned beef, red skin potatoes with parsley, seasoned cabbage wedges,

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carrot coins and sauerkraut. Now it’s time to share it with your co-workers, friends and family. We can work with most budgets, but our most affordable package starts at $6.99 per person. If you’re looking for a traditional meal, we got you covered. If you’re looking for something a little different and don’t want to make a big fuss, try our corned beef sandwich option. Here we can provide you with just the sandwich on a tray or we can make it a box lunch so your employees can grab and go. We pride ourselves on offering quality catering at affordable prices, so give us a call to today to find out more about our St. Patrick’s Day catering in Chicago.

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Sweet 16 Catering

Sweet 16 Catering

The classic American sweet 16 party is a traditional event when a young girl reaches the age of 16. The sweet 16 is celebrated by most North Americans, but perfected here in our native city of Chicago.

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We at Corky’s Catering strive to keep this American tradition alive by providing lasting impressions on all our clients with our excellent service and upbeat attitude. Every family strives for the perfect sweet 16 party for their daughter and we make that possible for you, your family and your guests. Corky’s Catering recognizes that good, quality food and value pricing certainly can coincide. We provide multiple options to meet the needs of any family’s tastes and budget.

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Thanksgiving Catering

Thanksgiving Catering

When planning a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday in Chicago, one of the first things that will come to mind is how you are going to provide a memorable Thanksgiving meal. The best solution is to contact Corky’s Catering, the premier Thanksgiving caterer in Chicago.

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We have more than thirty five years’ experience of catering for private parties and corporate events. There is no better way of getting everyone together in Chicago, than to give thanks at a corporate event or family gathering to celebrate Thanksgiving.

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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

Susan

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