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Chef By Request has proudly catered to thousands of corporate companies and social clients throughout the Chicago Suburbs since 1996, offering the best in gourmet food, professional service staff and full event planning.

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At Chef By Request, we realize how important the event planning process is and how overwhelming it can be for you to make so many decisions when it comes to your special event. We are here to help! We pride ourselves in each unique event we cater and treat it as though it were our own catered wedding reception, corporate event or spectacular theme party or bbq.

Chef By Request's 5,500sf state-of-the-art catering facility, based in Lisle, IL, is home to where we utilize our creative talent to prepare the most delicious food and fine cuisine for clients like you. We welcome you to our facility to discuss the details of your catering event in a free consultation, offering custom menu selections, food tastings, and planning of your rental, bar service and professional service staff needs. We will also assist you with selecting venues, wedding cakes, party and wedding invitations, or perhaps coming up with unique party theme ideas to tie into a special event you wish to host.

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No matter what unique style catering event you desire to host for you and your guests, Chef By Request offers full event management to coordinate your party so that it comes to life with delicious fine food, a creative atmosphere and unforgettable memories to last a lifetime!

Some of Our Most Popular Catering Events:
  • Catered Weddings
  • Corporate Catering
  • Company Party Events
  • Special Event Catering
  • Catered Receptions
  • Social Party Catering
  • Wedding & Bridal Showers
  • Breakfast & Lunch Buffets
  • Catered Theme Parties
  • Graduation Party Catering
  • In-Home Dinner Parties
  • Surprise Birthday Party
  • Holiday Party Catering
  • Christmas Party Catering
  • BBQ Catering
  • Tented Outdoor Parties

Over the years, we have built our reputation as one of the finest event management caterers with our fine food, presentation and professionalism. As a member of the Lisle Chamber of Commerce, Naperville Chamber of Commerce, Naperville Heritage Society and Heritage Alliance, our community involvement continues to grow. Every year we donate our food, time and talent to work with several local organizations such as; P.A.D.S., Little Friends, American Cancer Society and March of Dimes.

Chef Dave Miller Interviewed on Naperville's NCTV for "Inside The Chamber"

February, 2015 – Watch the video below to hear from Chef Dave Miller as he is interviewed about Chef By Request and his many years of running a successful catering business.

We were recently featured on Illinois Homes Check it out here: Chef By Request Serves Only the Best To Its Clients.

2018 The Knot | Best of Weddings

Best Caterer for Five Years Running | Best of Naperville Magazine Award

Chef By Request Wins Small Business of the Year Award

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2016 Couples' Choice Awards | Best Wedding Photographers, Wedding Dresses, Wedding Cakes, Wedding Florists, Wedding Planners & More
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"Everything was truly amazing!!! Absolutely delicious, extremely creative and unique and beautifully displayed!!! The bride-to-be and the guests raved about every detail. Thank you for making this shower event spectacular! Everthing that I expected (from my past experiences from events held at church) and more! "
- Annette Z., Woodridge IL

"I just had to tell you that Chef By Request outdid anything beyond our expectations Saturday night! We all said you were flawless!!!!! The perfection in which you handled this important (to us) event was just incredible! I am just amazed at how you did this and with such calmness, professionalism and caring¡­ there are no words to thank you and Dave enough. The best way I can describe the reassurance I had knowing you were in charge is that you treated us like family...bravo, wow, excellent, are the best!!!!!"
- Debbie L., Plainfield IL

"Thank you for making our wedding reception such an enjoyable experience – from the planning stages to the reception at the Morton Arboretum, we appreciate the attention to detail and personal service. Our wedding guests are still raving about the food, specifically the taste and presentation."
- Annette and John H., Lisle IL

"All our guests raved about the food. Your catering is the best in the Chicago area!"
- Mary Alice S. and Milt L., Chicago IL

"Your dinner was as artistic as the finest paintings in this museum. Wow!"
- The Art Institute of Chicago

"I just wanted to thank you for the great job you and your staff did for our picnic Luncheon on the Riverwalk. I've heard nothing but good things about the event and how delicious the food was. You are to be complemented for maintaining the quality level you did for serving so many people."
- Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce

"Just a note of appreciation for a wonderful job well done in catering our corporate breakfast at our facility in Naperville last month. Not only was your staff professional, but the food was wonderful and the set up and display was beautiful."
- The Butterfield Health Care Group, Inc.
Naperville IL

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Chef By Request proudly caters to clients in Chicago and its surrounding suburbs.
Some of our most popular locations we cater to, but are not limited to, are:
Aurora | Burr Ridge | Chicago | Downers Grove | Geneva | Glen Ellyn | Glenview
Hinsdale | Joliet | Lisle | Naperville | Oak Brook | Palos Hills | Plainfield
St. Charles | Warrenville | Wauconda | Wheaton
Visit our catering venues list of banquet facilities and catering hall.

We Proudly Cater to The Following Counties within Illinois:
Cook | DuPage | Kane | Kendall | Lake | Will

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