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Plated, Buffet, Stations, Family Style

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.

Categories: Wedding Caterer

Regions serviced: Chicago

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90 Reviews for Food For Thought

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5.0

Lorena and the team at Food for Thought are accessible, flexible, professional, and downright wonderful to work with. Our wedding meals were absolutely delicious, we received so many compliments! The service and finishing touches were impeccable. Since our reception was on Cinco de Mayo, Lorena also helped us craft some fitting themes into the appetizers, snacks and desserts. You will eat well with this company!

Profile Picture Katie, 5/5/18, 3 Reviews
Category: Catering
Services Used: Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine, Clean Up, Delivery, Set Up, Gluten Free, Nut Free, Vegetarian, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Hors d'oeuvres, Plated, Server(s), Tastings, American
5.0

Food For Thought was incredible to work with from start to finish. They created a fun and perfect tasting for us, went through many, many rounds of iterations with patience to create our perfect "stations" menu. They were really creative including items like pad thai in takeout boxes, elotes corn in mini skillets, and passed mini ice cream cones on a painter's pallete. Each station was amazing and so unique.
They also helped customize specialty cocktails for us and helped advise on alcohol quantities. The whole process was fun, easy and stress-free.
FFT truly made our wedding food dreams come true. So many guests told us how amazing and unique the food was. Would highly recommend to anyone!!

Profile Picture Sarah, 11/4/17, 2 Reviews
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Food For Thought Pricing

Wedding Catering Avg. Price Per Person
Plated
$65.00
Buffet
$45.00
Stations
$50.00
Hors d'Oeuvres
$35.00
Catering Prices Include:
Tastings
Bar Service Price Per Person
Bar Service Price Per Person
Starting from $40.00
Bar Service Price Includes:
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine

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7001 N. Ridgeway Ave., Lincolnwood, IL 60712   See On Map
847-982-2608 (phone)
Food For Thought is a wedding caterer from Chicago, IL. We service weddings throughout the local area, including Chicago, North Shore, and Chicago suburbs. Food For Thought is a professional wedding caterer that has been part of the Chicago wedding industry for 31 years. We specialize in wedding catering, corporate and social events. Food For Thought offers full-service, off-premise catering as well as equipment and linen rental, event staffing and concierge services. .