117 Reviews
Plated, Buffet, Stations, Family Style

About Catering by Michaels

Catering by Michaels provides catering services to weddings and events in Chicago. The full-service catering company is dedicated to bringing unique flavor and creative food to you. By building relationships with every client, the chefs are able to customize menus to fit your interests, tastes and preferences.

Services Offered
Their food is available in a variety of serving styles, including plated, buffet or family style. Work with their wedding coordinators to find the best option for your budget and preference. Their team will handle setup, cleanup and everything in between.

Cuisine
Choose the food you want. Catering by Michaels allows couples to customize their own meals rather than picking from a list. Some past menus have included traditional Indian food, comfort food with a twist or garden inspired hors d’oeuvres. Their pastry chef also provides cakes and desserts custom to you.

Categories: Wedding Caterer

Regions serviced: Chicago

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117 Reviews for Catering by Michaels

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4.6

Catering by Michaels was the sole caterer available to us for our wedding venue, and they were absolutely phenomenal. The hors d'oeuvres were probably my favorite part. We selected from their enormous menu options and were absolutely thrilled with each choice. My family joked that we should have made a scorecard so that they could confirm they tried all 5 of our butlered appetizers. We did a brunch menu wedding and wanted a "stations" feel for service. Catering by Michaels put together a wonderful buffet with a filet of beef carving station and choose your filling omelet station. Our guests were totally pleased with the meal, and there were options for everyone. Also, the brunch bar was a hit and perfect for an early afternoon reception. It's also worth noting that our tasting was beautifully done at their headquarters in Morton Grove. Now for my only criticisms--At Events at Independence Grove, it felt as though we were expected to fit into the pre-determined menus provided to us in planning. There was always this looming 'we will have to build a custom menu' phrase used that almost seemed like we were being deterred from straying off the beaten path. Pricing gets a bit hazy when you do go off the pre-planned menu. Overall, the value for what we payed was fantastic.

Profile Picture Sara, 6/9/18, 2 Reviews
Category: Catering
Services Used: Clean Up, Delivery, Set Up, Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, Limited Bar, Liquor License, Open Bar, Breakfast/Brunch, Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Custom Menu, Dessert, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Server(s), Stations, Tastings, American, Asian, BBQ, Latin American, Mexican, Southern, Chairs, Tables
5.0

Catering by Michaels did an excellent job to deliver on the best catering possible for our wedding. Jessica W. did a great job to guide us through the process and provided the best advice whenever possible. She was attentive to our needs and quick to respond to us. We also received great feedback from our guests, everyone LOVED all the Hors d'oeuvre passed during cocktail hour as well as the passed desserts. Catering by Michaels also did a great job in providing more than enough food options for our dietary restricted guests.

Profile Picture Richie, 6/9/18, 1 Review
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Catering by Michaels Pricing

Wedding Catering Avg. Price Per Person
Plated
$125.00
Buffet
$135.00
Stations
$140.00
Hors d'Oeuvres
$65.00
Catering Prices Include:
Cake Cutting
China
Clean Up
Cocktail Reception
Delivery
Dessert
Flatware
Glassware
Linens
Server(s)
Set Up
Tables
Tastings
Bar Service Price Per Person
Bar Service Price Per Person
Starting from $28.00
Bar Service Price Includes:
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Open Bar
Signature Drink

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6203 Park Avenue, Morton Grove, IL 60053   See On Map
847-967-3232 (phone) 847-966-6626 (fax)
Monday - Friday 8:30am-5:30pm Catering available 24/7/365
Catering by Michaels is a wedding caterer from Chicago. We service weddings throughout the local area, including Lake Forest, Naperville, and Chicago. Catering by Michaels is a professional wedding catering company that has been part of the Chicago area wedding industry for over 30 years. We specialize in gourmet restaurant style catering with attention to the smallest details.