Food For Thought

7001 N. Ridgeway Ave., Lincolnwood, IL 60712 Map · Phone number
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  • Reviews 115
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  • Real Weddings 4

About Food For Thought

Food For Thought is a catering company based in Lincolnwood, Illinois that will handle all the details so that you can enjoy your celebration. They have been catering the Chicago area since 1983 and are partnered with over 100 venues, priding themselves on coordinating your wedding flawlessly, no matter the size.

Cuisine
Food For Thought has expert catering staff, consultants and chefs that will work with you to customize a unique menu that reflects your taste. They will personalize every detail and adjust your menu until you have exactly what you need. Their dining options are nutritious, healthy and delicious, and will make your event one-of-a-kind.

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115 Reviews for Food For Thought

Recommended by 96% of couples


4.8 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.8
  • Professionalism 4.9
  • Flexibility 4.9
  • Value 4.7
  • Average response time 4.8
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  • Britney

    Britney W. · Married on 04/02/2021

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

    Best wedding food!

    We got so many compliments on our food! It was so delicious and Lorena did an amazing job communicating and helping us pick the perfect menu for our day! They were also accommodating and flexible with schedule and venue changes due to covid which was so appreciated!

    Sent on 06/30/2021
  • Meg

    Meg G. · Married on 01/18/2020

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

    So many raving reviews about food

    So responsive, best experience!

    Sent on 01/27/2020
  • Kimyata

    Kimyata T. · Married on 10/26/2019

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

    Food was delicious

    The food was on time and fresh will recommend again to others

    Sent on 02/08/2019

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Food For Thought FAQ

  • What is the average catering price per person for plated service?
    $ 65.00
  • What is the average catering price per person for buffet service?
    $ 45.00
  • What is the average catering price per person for stations?
    $ 50.00
  • What is the average catering price per person for hors d'oeuvres?
    $ 35.00
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of your full service wedding catering?
    Tastings
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service?
    $ 40.00
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?
    House Beer
    House Wine
    House Liquor
  • What event services do you provide?
    Delivery
    Set Up
    Clean Up
  • What catering services do you provide?
    Buffet
    Cake
    Cake Cutting
    Cocktail Reception
    Dessert
    Family Style
    French Service
    Hors d'oeuvres
    Outside Cake
    Plated
    Server(s)
    Stations
    Tastings
  • What types of cuisine do you cater?
    African
    American
    Asian
    British
    Cajun
    Caribbean
    Chinese
    Ethiopian
    French
    German
    Indian
    Italian
    Japanese
    Korean
    Latin American
    Local
    Mediterranean
    Mexican
    Middle Eastern
    Russian
    Southern
    Southwestern
    Spanish
    Thai
    Vietnamese
  • What dietary needs can you accommodate?
    Gluten Free
    Lactose Free
    No Pork
    Kosher
    Nut Free
    Organic
    Vegan
    Vegetarian
  • What bar services do you provide?
    Liquor License
    Bartender(s)
    Open Bar
    House Beer
    Specialty Beer
    House Wine
    Specialty Wine
    Champagne Toast
    House Liquor
    Premium Liquor
    Signature Drink
  • 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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Food For Thought frequently asked questions

At Food For Thought, what does the full wedding catering service cost include?

At Food For Thought, the cost of the full wedding catering service includes:

  • Tastings

At Food For Thought, what does the bar service starting price include?

The bar service starting price at Food For Thought includes:

  • House Beer
  • House Wine
  • House Liquor

What event services does Food For Thought offer for weddings?

Food For Thought offers the following event services for weddings:

  • Delivery
  • Set Up
  • Clean Up

What catering services does Food For Thought provide for weddings?

Food For Thought offers the following catering services for weddings:

  • Buffet
  • Cake
  • Cake Cutting
  • Cocktail Reception
  • Dessert
  • Family Style
  • French Service
  • Hors d'oeuvres
  • Outside Cake
  • Plated
  • Server(s)
  • Stations
  • Tastings

What types of cuisine can you find at Food For Thought?

At Food For Thought, you can find the following types of cuisine:

  • African
  • American
  • Asian
  • British
  • Cajun
  • Caribbean
  • Chinese
  • Ethiopian
  • French
  • German
  • Indian
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Latin American
  • Local
  • Mediterranean
  • Mexican
  • Middle Eastern
  • Russian
  • Southern
  • Southwestern
  • Spanish
  • Thai
  • Vietnamese

What dietary needs can be accomodated at Food For Thought?

At Food For Thought, the following dietary needs can be accomodated:

  • Gluten Free
  • Lactose Free
  • No Pork
  • Kosher
  • Nut Free
  • Organic
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian

What type of bar services does Food For Thought provide for wedding events?

Food For Thought provides the following bar and beverage services for wedding events:

  • Liquor License
  • Bartender(s)
  • Open Bar
  • House Beer
  • Specialty Beer
  • House Wine
  • Specialty Wine
  • Champagne Toast
  • House Liquor
  • Premium Liquor
  • Signature Drink

What type of food and beverage items does Food For Thought provide for wedding services?

To cater to all tastes, Food For Thought offers the following food and beverage items:

  • Barware
  • China
  • Chocolate Fountain
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • Linens

What percentage of users recommend Food For Thought and which are the most valued aspects of their wedding services?

Food For Thought is recommended by 97% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 4.8 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 4.9 in flexibility, 4.9 in professionalism, 4.8 in quality of service, 4.8 in average response time and 4.7 in value.