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a bold world of celebration in chicago catering

Entertaining Company, Chicago’s caterer for 20 years, boldly designs every event - from vibrant wedding catering, tasteful corporate catering, lively bar/bat mitzvah catering and sparkling social event catering including backyard barbeques and black tie galas. Entertaining Company catering transports guests to a bold world of celebration inspired by a palate of artisan ingredients, global traditions and colorful settings.

Check out our blog,, where Entertaining Company's owner and founder, Wendy Pashman, shares her latest inspirations and ideas about Chicago catering.  This week, we unveil our Entertaining Company Chronicles...a series of videos that take you behind the scenes at Entertaining Company.  Travel with us to our bold world of celebration!

supporting sustainability

It is our mission to measurably reduce our carbon footprint on the environment and to provide high quality food and beverage service with a sustainable, recyclable and local emphases on all products used in the course of our business. It is our goal to fully establish these practices throughout our catering events and continually learn about the newest developments in all areas of sustainability and implement changes as an ongoing practice of our business.
  • Composting of all Kitchen Waste through WE COMPOST program
  • Conversion of all disposable products to recyclable or compostable materials
  • Elimination of 99% of all plastic products used in the service of food and beverage items
  • Convert, where possible, all light bulbs to low wattage, energy efficient bulbs; lower water
  • waste, lower energy consumption
  • Offer allergy sensitive menus for food and beverage items as well as allergy sensitive recipes
  • Composting off- premise option for our clients
  • All serving trays and boxed lunches are recyclable and/or are compostable
  • Food Purchasing is done with reputable farmers and locally sourced whenever possible.
  • Example: Chickens are free of hormones, antibiotics, free to roam.
  • We offer green business solutions at any event