Entertaining Company

Full-Service Passion & A Worldly-Inspired Philosophy

At Entertaining Company, we are passionate about bringing the very best to Chicago catering. Founded by Wendy Pashman in 1989, our catering company has developed a sterling reputation for the extraordinary in an event world awash with the traditional and expected. Experts in the art of celebration, Entertaining Company catering is inspired by cultures and revelry from around the globe.

Entertaining Company’s approach to catering is a marriage of old world enchantment and new world sophistication. We strike a unique chord in the marketplace by creating extraordinary catering menus that are complimented with highly designed settings, the final result is a full-sensory culinary experience that transports guests to a bold world of celebration. At our Entertaining Company shop, we bring treasures that we discover on our travels and offer them to those that share our love of entertaining and design.

We welcome you to our blog, where Entertaining Company’s owner and founder, Wendy Pashman, shares her latest inspirations and ideas about food, design, wellness and travel. and . Each week, event inspirations, details, and tips are shared. Travel with us to our bold world of celebration!

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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 •

• We offer green business solutions at any event •

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