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Chef Paul Catering

Gurnee, IL View map
Rating 5.0 out of 5
12 reviews

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Chef Paul Catering is a custom caterer specializing in one-of-a-kind events. All of our menus are individually created to fit your personal style, venue, and budget. Chef Paul's prepares everything from scratch in house from the freshest ingredients.

WEDDINGS AND SPECIAL EVENTS
Menus-Chef Paul Catering creates all of our dishes from scratch using the freshest of ingredients. We even bake all of our pastries and breads in house. Please call us with your party date , time, number of guests, location, budget, and preferences and we will put together custom menu options for your event.

Presentation-You are a unique individual and any event you host should reflect that. We work closely with our clients to gather a knowledge of their style, color scheme, and any special decorations they are providing so we can help create the party of their dreams. All platters are decorated with fresh flowers or thematic decorations. All plated dinners are beautifully decorated with edible garnishes.

Tastings-If you would like to taste the quality of our food please call to schedule an appointment. We require one week advance notice. There will be a nominal fee for this service based on the items you have chosen to taste. If you are planning a wedding or large event, a tasting of your full menu is included in the charge and will be provided on appointment after you have put down your deposit.

Locations-We cater in any location, from your home kitchen to a tent in a remote garden. We can transform any location to a magical party location. If you are looking for a banquet hall to house your event please visit our website for our current listing.


Rentals-We can provide luxurious tents, tables, chairs, linens, portable toilets, and much, much more for your next event.

Waitstaff and Bartenders-We have professional, friendly, and capable waitstaff available. Our staff comes dressed in formal bistro style uniforms or themed uniforms on request. Experienced bartenders are also available for your event needs.

Beverage Service-We will set up the bar and provide bartenders as well as all necessary bar equipment. We will provide you with recommended quantities of beverages to purchase but we do not sell alcoholic beverages for off premise events. Our staff, however, is trained and insured to serve alcohol.

DROP OFF CATERING
Party Trays and Light Buffets– We have a large selection of party trays and light buffets for any occasion. All of our party trays are served beautifully arranged and garnished with fresh flowers.

Box Lunches-We have a large variety of box lunches to suit any taste. Because we make everything from scratch, we do have a minimum order of 10 of any one type of box lunch.


Drop Off and Budget Service Events-To save a considerable amount on your event without sacrificing the quality of the food please consider our hot drop off offerings. We will drop off your meal along with servingware hot and ready to eat.

CUSTOM CAKES
Let us prepare your next birthday, wedding, or special occasion cake. All cakes are made from scratch in our kitchen and decorated entirely to your specifications.

Hours: We are open by appointment only and are available by phone Monday through Friday 9AM-2PM. This gives us the flexibility to make visits to your event site or schedule event tastings on your time. If you see us at our location PLEASE STOP IN TO SAY HELLO OR PLACE AN ORDER even if you don’t have an appointment.

OUR TEAM LOOKS FORWARD TO WORKING WITH YOU ON YOUR NEXT SPECIAL EVENT!

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the average catering price per person for plated service?

$100

What is the average catering price per person for buffet service?

$70

What is the average catering price per person for stations?

$120

What is the average catering price per person for hors d'oeuvres?

$50

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
Chairs
Tables
China
Linens
Flatware
Glassware

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$8

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

Bartender(s)

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
Greek
Italian
Latin American
Local
Mediterranean
Mexican
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

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    Aben M. Married on 04/09/2022
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    Chef Paul is Amazing

    My wife and I had an outstanding experience with Chef Paul's catering for our wedding. Patricia is an amazing person to work with. She and her team are five stars across the board and our wedding would not have been wonderful without Patricia and her team. We were more than just pleased!
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    Shannon H. Married on 06/12/2021
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    Great Service, Great Food

    I used Chef Paul Catering for a Bridal Shower. Not only was the delivery person on time (she was actually a little early, which I appreciate) she set out all the food for me and talked to me about each item. It came in the nicest containers, so I was able to serve right from their trays/bowls. The shower guests were so impressed with the food set up and taste, many asked for the contact info to use them in the future. I have used this company for many personal and corporate events and they never disappoint! The food was amazing and it was nice that I had barely any left overs. Thank you, Ginger & team!
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    Noreen S. Married on 09/25/2020
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    Perfect as usual!

    We have used Chef Paul for several occasions at our home - most recently for a surprise bday party. We have always been pleased with the service - and the food is wonderful!

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Professional Network & Endorsements

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Carol Woldhuis Designs Carol Woldhuis Designs Wedding Invitations

Ginger and Paul are amazing! Great people and delicious food are their blended combination. I have worked with both of them for over 3 years as clients/vendors and been at several events as a guest. You can not go wrong here.

Valen Studios Valen Studios Wedding Photographers

High Class! Amazing service! They are so friendly and helpful! I LOVE this company and recommend them VERY often!

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3900 Washington Street Suite H, Suite H Gurnee, IL, 60031
8476238750

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