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.
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:
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:
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.
Recommended by 78% of couples
Peggy Barry · Married on 12/22/2018
Beautiful venue, helpful staff and delicious food.Sent on 12/27/2018
Amy · Married on 09/02/2018
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
Carlie · Married on 08/30/2018
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