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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141 Reviews for Chef By Request

Recommended by 93% of couples


4.7 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.7
  • Professionalism 4.7
  • Flexibility 4.7
  • Value 4.6
  • Average response time 4.6

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    Crystal W. · Married on 06/26/2021

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Compliments for Days

    Amanda was amazing to work with from start to finish, and worked with my budget to help bring our vision to life without over extending ourselves. From first interaction, to the tasting, to the wedding itself I cannot say enough how pleased we were with the service, quality, and professionalism from Chef By Request. We got sooooo many compliments on how great the food was at our wedding (apps, buffet dinner, and late night snacks)! My only regret is not eating more :D Stop looking, Chef By Request is where it's at!

    Sent on 07/13/2021
  • Dominique

    Dominique G. · Married on 06/06/2021

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    Amazing to work with!

    Chef by Request was amazing to work with for our wedding! Our event captain Amanda made us feel comfortable right from the beginning, and and was able to accommodate our requests. We choose to do their taco station for our dinner. During the tasting we were blown away with the quality and taste. They also made us an elote hors d'oeuvres per our request. At our wedding all of the food tasted as it did at the tasting, and all of the staff were wonderful! One server made sure that I got taste all of the hors d'oeuvres, and another came to check if we needed any more food before we made our rounds saying hello. All staff were professional, kind, and a joy to work with!

    Sent on 06/17/2021

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WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2021 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2020 Winner
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WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2016 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2011 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2010 Winner

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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

1 Real Wedding

1 Wedding Deal & Discount

  • Chef By Request 1
    $500 Off Wedding Catering
    JANUARY-APRIL WEDDINGS ONLY. $500 off Wedding Catering for Weddings of $5,000 or more.

Professional Network & Endorsements

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  • Naper Settlement Church & Temple Weddings

    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 Church & Temple Weddings

    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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