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Plated, Buffet, Stations, Family Style

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About Entertaining Company

Catering Inspired by a Bold World of Celebrations.

Entertaining Company is Chicago’s premier “idea caterer”, taking the art of gracious entertaining to a new level. Founder Wendy Pashman and her talented team pride themselves on their artistic presentation, seamless execution and unwavering attention to detail. “We have an insatiable desire for unique food, so we search tirelessly for new cuisines, flavors and color combinations to enhance our events – every event is a stage and every occasion is an opportunity to present an unforgettable experience,” says Pashman

Categories: Wedding Caterer

Regions serviced: Chicago

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17 Reviews for Entertaining Company

4.6
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5.0

I have no idea where to start...my husband and I had such an amazing experience working with Julie & her team in planning our wedding and then on our wedding day.

From a planning perspective, when we begun planning the food was the item we were the most perplexed about since I'm indian and my husband is not indian. We were struggling coming up with a way to have a wedding that combined our favorite aspects of both cultures while also making sure our guests felt welcome and comfortable. Thanks to Julie we were able to make that a reality. She helped us create the absolutely perfect menu, took all of our feedback from the tastings and never hesitated to provide her opinions based on her expertise. Working with her from day 1 we were completely at ease because of her wonderfully welcoming personality.

And then there was the wedding day...which was absolute perfection. I want to highlight a couple of details from the wedding day that our guests told us about that still stand out to me and help attest to the amazing service entertaining company provides. Several of our guests told us about how no matter where they were during the cocktail hour - the servers would come and find them to make sure they got food. During dinner, one of my uncles ordered chicken but then when he saw the fish meal he realized he wanted fish. It would have been completely normal for a server to say no but instead they brought him out fish too! During dessert, my brother told a server that my grandma is allergic to eggs and they brought our a separate tray just for her with all the non-egg desserts. Those are just a couple of mentions of their amazing service but there are many many more examples. And then, of course, their food tasted absolutely amazing - it was just as good as our tastings, if not better!

Profile Picture Tina, 7/1/17, 4 Reviews
Category: Catering
5.0

Our guests couldn't help but gush about how great the food was!

Profile Picture Meagan, 12/10/16, 10 Reviews
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5.0

By far the best food we have ever had at a wedding. We worked with Regan.. who is amazing. I could write an entire review on how fabulous she was to work with and how she guided us to make the best choices for our budget and gave us honest feedback. EC has such a unique POV when it comes to wedding food - and our guests absolutely loved everything. They also have the capability to accommodate your unique asks - they made the most insane charcuterie boards for our tables. From cocktail hour through to end of the night bar service (and even late night snacks!) we had zero complaints.

Profile Picture Christina, 5/21/16, 4 Reviews
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Entertaining Company Pricing

Wedding Catering Avg. Price Per Person
Plated
$50.00
Buffet
$49.00
Stations
$55.00
Hors d'Oeuvres
$12.00
Catering Prices Include:
Cake Cutting
China
Clean Up
Cocktail Reception
Delivery
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Glassware
Server(s)
Set Up
Tastings
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Bar Service Price Per Person
Starting from $8.00
Bar Service Price Includes:
Bartender(s)
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink

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1640 W. Walnut Street, Chicago, IL 60612   See On Map
312-829-2800 (phone)