Chef By Request

5100 Academy Drive Suite 200, Lisle, IL 60532 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About Chef By Request

Chef By Request provides catering to events and weddings in the Chicago area. Hospitality and event planning is combined to give clients a one-of-a-kind menu. Essential ingredients include fresh food and professional service.

Experience
Their team has catered thousands of events since 1996. Executive chef David Miller attended the Johnson and Wales Culinary Institute. He is now a member of the American Culinary Federation and has won awards for both his business and culinary skills. His catering was even used in a winning episode on TLC's "Four Weddings".

Cuisine
Chef By Request provides meals in a plated, buffet or station style. Choose from cuisine styles like Hawaiian, Tuscan, taste of Spain and more. Or choose to create a menu with your favorite dishes. His food will cater to a variety of style and dietary necessities.

Other Services
Chef By Request also provides a variety of bar services. Their team creates classic martinis, specialty drinks and made-to-order soda stations. Also enjoy their cake creations to finish your night.

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127 Reviews for Chef By Request

Recommended by 93% of couples


4.6 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.7
  • Professionalism 4.7
  • Flexibility 4.7
  • Value 4.5
  • Average response time 4.5
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    Allie · Married on 10/20/2018

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    Chef by Request went above and beyond. Not only were the food and service exceptional but when it started to rain at our outdoor event the were right there there helping get all the decor and personal belongings out of the down poor.

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    Jacob · Married on 09/22/2018

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    Working with Chef by Request for our wedding was an absolute pleasure. Amanda was amazing in getting back to us quickly on everything and making things as easy for us as she possibly could. The food was absolutely amazing! So many of our guests have let us know that they loved all the food from hors d'oeuvres, to the soup and salad(seriously may be my favorite soup of all time-the mushroom!), to the entrees everything was perfectly executed and tasted the same at our wedding as it did at the tasting, if not better. They are also super affordable and really worked around us. The waiters and cooking staff were all super friendly and helpful day of as well.

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Chef By Request Pricing

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Chef By Request FAQ

  • What is the average catering price per person for plated service? $ 58.00
  • What is the average catering price per person for buffet service? $ 28.00
  • What is the average catering price per person for stations? $ 25.00
  • What is the average catering price per person for hors d'oeuvres? $ 28.00
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of your full service wedding catering? Delivery, Set Up, Clean Up, Cake, Cake Cutting, Dessert, Cocktail Reception, Server(s), Tastings, China, Linens, Flatware, Glassware
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service? $ 15.00
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service? Limited Bar, Open Bar, House Beer, House Wine, Signature Drink
  • What event services do you provide? Delivery, Set Up, Clean Up
  • What catering services do you provide? Breakfast / Brunch, Buffet, Cake, Cake Cutting, Cocktail Reception, Custom Menu, Dessert, Family Style, French Service, Hors d'oeuvres, Lunch, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tapas, Tastings
  • What types of cuisine do you cater? American, Asian, BBQ, British, Cajun, Caribbean, French, German, Indian, Italian, Latin American, Mediterranean, Mexican, Middle Eastern, Sandwiches, Seafood, Southern, Southwestern, Spanish
  • What dietary needs can you accommodate? Gluten Free, Lactose Free, No Pork, Nut Free, Organic, Vegan, Vegetarian
  • What bar services do you provide? Liquor License, Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Limited Bar, Open Bar, House Beer, Specialty Beer, House Wine, Specialty Wine, Champagne Toast, House Liquor, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Outside Alcohol
  • Which of the following items can you provide? Chairs, Tables
  • Which of the following items can you provide? Barware, China, Chocolate Fountain, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

2 Wedding Deals & Discounts

  • Chef By Request 1
    $500 Off Wedding Catering
    JANUARY-APRIL WEDDINGS ONLY. $500 off Wedding Catering for Weddings of $5,000 or more.
  • Chef By Request 2
    Buy 2 Hors D'oeuvres, Get 2 on Us
    NON-SATURDAY WEDDINGS ONLY. Purchase two passed hors d'oeuvres selections for cocktail hour, and we will add two additional selections on complimentary to you! All four hors d'oeuvres must be for the entire guest count.

Professional Network & Endorsements

5 Endorsements

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    Chef By Request has always done a fantastic job for rentals/events at Naper Settlement. From organizing all the small details to the delicious food our guests are always happy with Chef By Request!

  • Naper Settlement
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    Chef By Request has always done a fantastic job for rentals/events at Naper Settlement. From organizing all the small details to the delicious food our guests are always happy with Chef By Request!

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  • 5100 Academy Drive, Suite 200 Lisle, IL 60532 See on map
    630-984-5329 (Phone number)
    6304934558 (Fax Number)

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