Corporate Caterers in Chicago

Catering for Business Meetings & More


Planning a corporate event in Chicago and looking for the area’s premier catering company? You’ve found it, and we’ve got a menu for every taste and almost any size. Cork Catering has catered countless corporate luncheons, sales meetings, company holiday parties, weekend long conventions, award ceremonies, retirement parties and much more. Whatever the occasion, we have an extensive menu selection that will suit the specific needs of your corporate event anywhere in Chicago.


When it comes to your corporate catering needs, we can help you plan your entire event. From elegant lunches to business meetings, conventions, team building events, employee appreciation events and special celebrations, you can show your guests and employees how important they are to your success Our extensive menus offer a vast array of enticing appetizers, entrees and desserts sure to satisfy the most discerning palates. Our menus are flexible and can accommodate a variety of serving styles – from buffets, stations, to family style and full sit-down dinners. We invite you to take your corporate meeting to a higher level with us. Engaging and effective meeting planners, highly efficient service and food you and your employees will be talking about for weeks to come. Experts with menus and catering perfectionists who follow through, that’s the Cork Catering way.


Why Cork is Right for Your Corporate Event

Successful meetings and conferences are vital to any company’s culture. The difference in making your next marketing meeting, shareholder’s conference, regional convention, or new product launch truly memorable is found in the details. Our seasoned catering professionals recognize that each meeting is unique and pride themselves on executing a flawless event, time and time again. At Cork Catering, we specialize in corporate catering for businesses in Chicago and the entire Chicagoland area, from Wisconsin to Indiana. Whatever the occasion, we have an extensive selection of venues that are sure to suit the specific needs of your corporate event. Over time, we have developed relationships with the most outstanding venues in the entire region. If you have your own specific location in mind, we are sure to make your event a success by providing you with the perfect setting.


In addition to providing the best food you will find in Chicagoland for your next meeting, Cork Catering also offers or has preferred vendor recommendations for many other services you might need when planning your event including:


  • Rentals (tents, chairs, linens, floral, lighting, decor)
  • Event Planners
  • Entertainers
  • Photographers
  • Videographers


We cater and help plan extraordinary and memorable corporate experiences. It only seems right of us to offer customized one-on-one services to match the individual needs of each company and client. We usually know what you need, but if we don’t, we work with you until a perfect match for your company is found, down to every last detail.


With the right support and a few good ideas, corporate events could be a big success with the customers, clients and staffs. The most important part of a corporate event is careful planning. Different organizations plan different types of corporate events for different reasons. At Cork Catering, we have worked with many different types of corporate events throughout Chicago including:


  • Conferences
  • Seminars
  • Board Meetings
  • Breakfast & Lunch Meetings
  • Business Dinners
  • Holiday Parties
  • Team Building Events
  • Networking Events
  • Award Ceremonies
  • Opening Ceremonies
  • Product Launches
  • Customer Appreciation Parties
  • Theme Parties
  • Happy Hours


Common Catering Questions You Might Have That We Can Answer

It might be a simple business lunch for a small group or a very important sit-down dinner for hundreds. It doesn’t matter because Cork Catering is your first choice. We always give our best and you should expect no less. With planning any event comes a list of questions and we’ve got answers. By working with Cork Catering, you’ll get answers to all of the questions you see below and possibly many more by simply working with one of our preferred Chicago event planners.


  • What type of service would be best for my corporate function? Plated or Buffet?
  • Do you supply glasses, plates and silverware? Is there an additional charge?
  • Do you handle all equipment such as tables, chairs and serving pieces?
  • How long will the room set up take? Who will set up the room?
  • Do you handle the clean up?
  • Do you handle any outside rental returns?
  • What is the general process when planning a corporate event?
  • Do you cater to specific locations or anywhere in Chicago?
  • What are the sizes of typical business meetings you cater?
  • When do I need to reserve a date for my next corporate event?
  • How do I make a reservation with Cork Catering?
  • Can you recommend a site for our next meeting?
  • Can you provide a vegetarian option?
  • What beverage services do you provide?
  • Can I provide my own beverages?
  • What can I expect to see in a Cork Catering proposal?
  • Do your prices include gratuity or tax?
  • Do you require a deposit when I book with you?
  • Can my business save money if I book multiple events?
  • What menu styles are most popular for corporate meetings?
  • What service style will work best with my event?
  • Does our meeting time affect the price of your menus?
  • Can Cork Catering provide rental equipment for our meeting?
  • Do you know the specifications of different Chicago meeting venues?
  • Do I have to have a meeting in person to make my catering arrangements?
  • Are there advantages to having my corporate event catered at my office rather than off site?
  • How many days in advance do I need an attendee guarantee number?


Call Cork Catering for Your Next Event in Chicago

Our experienced staff members are professionals with years of experience serving guests in all types of settings. From bar-tending to waiting tables, our friendly and personable staff make your event complete. Cork Catering takes the worry out of corporate event planning, assuring that you and your guests enjoy a memorable experience.


Our reasonable prices, adaptability and numerous package options make us your perfect catering choice. Contact us today 888-932-3233 at and let’s get started planning the catering for your next corporate event!