Gifford's Kitchen & Social

2300 Bushwood Drive, Elgin, IL 60124 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About Gifford's Kitchen & Social

Gifford's Kitchen & Social is a restaurant and event venue that specializes in new American cuisine in Elgin, Illinois. Our second floor hosts a large event space that is the perfect backdrop for trendy weddings and other social gatherings. Because the restaurant is so grand in size, our team can offer many different experiences depending on the type of celebration that you are planning on having.

Facilities and Capacity
Equipped with its own private bar, balcony, and live stage, Gifford's Kitchen & Social can accommodate up to 250 guests (Seated, no dancefloor) in our event space. Their spacious event space offers views of a gorgeous nearby pond, making it a great backdrop for pictures. The venue offers couples three different event space options to choose from. The restaurant can provide indoor, covered, and uncovered outdoor seating.

Services Offered
In addition to being an all around gorgeous venue, the staff at Gifford's Kitchen & Social also provides world-class services for everyone who steps through their doors. The venue is available to host your ceremony, bridal shower, engagement party, and/or rehearsal dinner. Some of the services that the restaurant offers include:

  • Accommodations
  • All-inclusive packages
  • Bar services
  • Cleanup
  • Event planner
  • Liability insurance
  • Outside vendors
  • Setup
  • WiFi


Cuisine
One of the benefits of hosting your wedding celebration at a restaurant is that you and your guests have access to some of the best food in the area. Their talented chefs have spent numerous hours on each recipe to make sure that everyone will enjoy their food. Some of the food and beverage items that are available include:

  • Barware
  • Flatware
  • China
  • Glassware
  • Linens


History
Gifford's Kitchen & Social is named after the founders of the city of Elgin, Illinois. In 1835, the Gifford brothers left New York State and founded the beautiful town. This relatively new restaurant acts as a state-of-the-art venue with a rustic touch.

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Gifford's Kitchen & Social
The restaurant
The restaurant
Mahogany interior
Mahogany interior
Nude wedding cake
Nude wedding cake
Long tables
Long tables
Bar area
Bar area
The exterior of the restaurant
The exterior of the restaurant
Blue tableware
Blue tableware
Wedding stage
Wedding stage
Warm lights
Warm lights
Round tables
Round tables
Smiling couple
Smiling couple
Glassware
Glassware
Modern nude cake
Modern nude cake
Wide area
Wide area
The newlyweds
The newlyweds
Unique Table Names
Unique Table Names
Floral by our Sales Director
Floral by our Sales Director
Head Table
Head Table
Graduation Party
Graduation Party
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Gifford's Kitchen & Social
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6 Reviews for Gifford's Kitchen & Social

Recommended by 69% of couples


3.4 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 3.4
  • Professionalism 3.3
  • Flexibility 3.4
  • Value 3.7
  • Average response time 3.3
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    Amy · Married on 09/02/2018

    5.0
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    • Responsiveness:
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    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    From the food to the service to the beautiful decor and outside space, we couldn’t be happier with our choice in Gifford’s for our wedding and reception.

    Sent on 09/26/2018
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    Carlie · Married on 08/30/2018

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

    Everything was perfect for my rehearsal dinner. I was taken away when I stepped into my venue, absolutely magical! The staff were more than acocomdating. Crystal our planner couldn’t have been better!

    Sent on 09/24/2018

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Gifford's Kitchen & Social FAQ

  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 3
  • Describe your venue: Banquet Hall, Loft, Restaurant, Waterfront
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Covered Outdoor, Uncovered Outdoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer? Accommodations, All Inclusive Packages, Bar Services, Cake, Clean Up, Event Planner, Liability Insurance, Outside Vendors, Set Up, Wifi
  • What bar services do you provide? Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine
  • What food and beverage items are available? Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, Valet, Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season? April, May, June, September, October
  • What months are included in your off-peak season? January, February, December

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  • 2300 Bushwood Drive Elgin, IL, 60124 See on map
    847-469-9841 (Phone number)

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