Thanksgiving Catering

Thanksgiving is a moment to pause and give thanks for everything good.

When you picture the perfect Thanksgiving, what do you see? Chances are, you’re envisioning a glorious Thanksgiving feast, complete with friends, family, or coworkers gathering around your table. The only problem is, Thanksgiving meals take meticulous preparation and attention to detail, leaving you in the kitchen while your guests enjoy the holiday.

Corky’s Catering is the ideal solution to your Thanksgiving conundrum. As Chicagoland’s premiere Thanksgiving caterer, we have more than 40 years of experience providing catering for private parties, corporate events, and everything in between. No matter the size of your event, we’ll take care of the preparations and service so you can enjoy your gathering.

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Why is Thanksgiving a Special Time?

Thanksgiving is a well-known American holiday that occurs once a year and is essential to American culture. It marks the start of the holiday season.

It is a unique holiday, as it is an entire day dedicated to spending time with loved ones and being thankful.  This wonderful day is significant because it is a pleasant festival in which we express our gratitude. It’s also symbolic of a harvest festival in the fall. We are able to come together and reflect on all the work we have done so far in the year.

Indeed, Thanksgiving conveys a sense of connection among people and general society.

In challenging times, this holiday becomes more important than ever. It’s a time to get together with family and friends, a time to be grateful for all that we have and the people around us.

This wonderful day serves as a reminder to be grateful for all that is good in your life, including your:

  • Loved ones
  • Friends
  • Coworkers
  • Lifestyle
  • Good health

This fantastic event is a reminder that we have more things to be thankful for.

This is why our team at Corky’s Catering is pleased to present menu items that can make this a special event. We can certainly bring all the food from mashed potatoes to general family-style meals that can help you make your Thanksgiving a great one.

We know that many different restaurants may be closed and you may have some events planned with your family or with your friends and acquaintances. Whatever the case may be, our team at Corky’s Catering is pleased to serve you at this time.

Whether you are looking for a specific type of cooking or different types of packages that may fit your budget, reach out to us today. We are pleased to work with the local community in Chicago and help them to have a great time during this wonderful week in November.

Our team has had the privilege of serving various corporations and small businesses in the Chicago area.

Traditional Thanksgiving Dinners

A traditional Thanksgiving celebration takes place in the home, complete with family and friends gathering around your table. Corky’s Catering can prepare your Thanksgiving meal and deliver it to your door on Thanksgiving Day. You’ll be able to enjoy delicious food with friends and family without the lengthy preparation required for preparing your own meal.

Many people planning family events choose to serve a whole turkey, carved tableside. Alternatively, you can choose sliced turkey, glazed ham, or both served buffet-style with an array of our delicious sides including whipped potatoes, gravy, corn, vegetables, and traditional cranberry sauce. Finally, choose from our extensive selection of cakes, and other desserts.

Corporate Thanksgiving Events

If you’ve decided to give thanks at an office gathering or more formal corporate event, Corky’s Catering has the solution for your Thanksgiving catering needs. Depending on the details of your event, we offer fully plated, sit-down meals or buffet-style catering. No matter which style works for you, we’re proud to offer a themed, traditional Thanksgiving meal with glazed honey-baked ham, sliced turkey, and a wide selection of sides. Alternatively, you can select your own menu from hundreds of delicious items.

Thanksgiving doesn’t need to feature a full, sit-down meal. In fact, many of today’s corporate holiday events take place in the days leading up to the holiday and can consist of a menu as simple as assorted hors d’oeuvres. Or, consider a dessert bar, complete with holiday desserts, cookies, and brownies.

Full-Service Thanksgiving Catering and Equipment Rental

Of course, one of the primary reasons both home and corporate groups seek catering services is to give the host the ability to enjoy the event instead of remaining trapped in preparations, service, or cleanup. Corky’s Catering will handle every step of your Thanksgiving event, including cooking, transporting the necessary materials to your event site, setup, service, cleanup, and disposal. More specifically, we’ll cook, clean, and do the dishes for you so you can spend your time with your guests.

Corky’s Catering is pleased to offer full equipment rental services for your Thanksgiving event as well. If you need tables, chairs, linens, china, decor, and much more, we’ll ensure they’re in place upon delivery of your meal. Additional services, such as entertainment, ice sculptures, smoke machines, and more are available upon request. Better yet, we handle delivery, setup, and removal of all rental equipment.

Contact Corky’s Catering Today

Our team appreciates the opportunity to serve your party and make it a special day. The team at Corky’s catering ensures to have availability to meet the needs of your group in the Chicago area and is pleased to hear from you during this special time.

Whether you’ve chosen to provide a full Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings or a sophisticated selection of hors d’oeuvres and desserts, we have a menu for you. Browse our themed menus, choose your own items to complete a Build-a-Pak, or select an a la carte array of dishes, sides, and desserts that will please your guests. The options are nearly limitless so you can build the perfect Thanksgiving event for your guests.

Begin planning your corporate Thanksgiving event or intimate home dinner by browsing our menus. Then, contact us by calling (630) 396-3030 or filling out our online form. An event planning expert will help you ensure your Thanksgiving event fulfills all your expectations.

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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