Trade Show Catering

Trade shows offer a valuable opportunity for businesses to show off new products to highly interested potential customers. Keeping those customers on-site is a good way to increase exposure and improve the success of the show. Offering delicious food choices improves your odds of keeping attendees and staff focused on the show rather than where they’re going to eat. Corky’s Catering is Chicago’s premiere catering choice for making your trade show meals attractive and satisfying to customers.

A Demanding Clientele

Trade shows are high-impact events that draw thousands of prospective clients, representatives from dozens of companies, and event staff for a few days of intensive marketing and sharing information. Attendees often return day after day to experience all the different offerings available at the show,

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and their experience on day three needs to be just as excellent as the experience on day one. Everything must fit together perfectly, including the food.

Event planners know the importance of making sure your food is the highest quality, and that the service creates a positive atmosphere. Corky’s understands the hard work you put into making your trade show event a success and can help take the stress out of worrying about your catering options. When you place your trade show in Corky’s hands, you guarantee an excellent impression on everyone at your trade show, while letting you focus on the thousands of other details you must get right.

A Variety of Options

Trade shows display a wide variety of products and services to choose from to cater to the widest variety of potential clients. Your food options must be as broad as your clientele. Some attendees will be looking for a budget-friendly option to sate their hunger.

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Others want a health-conscious offering that doesn’t skimp on flavor. Still others want a premium meal that delights the taste buds. Corky’s helps ensure everyone has a satisfying meal that gets them back on the exhibition floor content and ready for more.

Choose from one of Corky’s themed menus for a simple experience or craft a buffet of options sure to please your attendees. Corky’s service matches our quality, so we never leave a trade show guest with a bad taste in their mouth. Customize your offerings from boxed sandwiches or trays, including premium sandwich options for discriminating pallets. Step up to one of our many buffet experiences for a hot meal. You can customize the sides and offerings to create just the right experience. Add in budget-conscious offerings that are bold on flavor or choose from our many appetizer or dessert options.

A Track Record of Excellence

Corky’s Catering has over 40 years of success in catering Chicago’s premier events. Make your trade show stand out in a crowded field by forgoing your mundane catering options for a meal that shines and leaves attendees energized.

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Download one of our menus to get an idea of what Corky’s has to offer and call us today at (630) 396-3030 to talk to one of our event coordinators. Let’s work together to make your upcoming trade show a memorable one that has everyone talking and planning for next year.

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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