Grateful Clients

Grateful Clients

Nothing delights us more than helping you and your guests make unforgettable memories. Read on to hear raves from brides and grooms, proud parents, happy corporate clients, and more. Then, let’s help you make memories here, too.

Wonderful Weddings

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"Jon and his team provided excellent customer service before, during, and after our daughter's wedding event. They effortlessly transformed our porch into the bar area, completed table setups, and served delicious food throughout the day. Given the uncertain times with COVID, they were able to be agile and flexible. Would definitely use them again!"

Laura L. 

"In a nutshell, this is the best place in Chicagoland to get married. The staff is wonderful. By the end of your wedding, you'll feel like their family is your family."

Jennifer H.

"Everything a bride could hope for in a wedding venue, The staff made me feel like my wedding was the only wedding they were working on."

Claire O. 

"Beautiful venue through-and-through: setting outside is beautiful for a ceremony, the veranda is a charming place for a cocktail hour, and the space inside makes for an elegant, fun reception. Most of all, we recommend this venue because the family who runs it will take the time to get to know you, and to make your day as special as possible."

Jon B

"Great place for a wedding reception: outstanding food, great hosts. We had a wonderful time."

Ron H. 

"I could not have asked or expected anything more. Your staff were calm, efficient and had a "can do" level of service that I appreciated so much. Everyone had a wonderful time. Thank you for helping us make wonderful memories."

Diane H.

"We wanted to once again thank you-as well as thank Medinah Shrine Center-for our beautiful wedding reception. Everything turned out perfectly, and we had numerous compliments on the amazing ballroom and incredible food. You and the staff did an amazing job and we will never forget the wonderful memories that we had there. We highly recommend you and Medinah Shrine Center to others for an unforgettable experience."

Chris and Amy

"I can't say enough great things about hosting my event here: beautiful place, clean, fast, friendly, and organized. Bloomingdale Golf Club will treat you like one in a million."

Cameron M.

Memorable Corporate & Social Events

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"We just wanted to say thank you so very much again, for the wonderful job you did (and always do), for the fantastic food and service and all of your assistance throughout the year, We consider our relationship with you and Medinah Shrine Center to be a very special one, and look forward to many more opportunities to work together."

Addison Chamber of Commerce

"I just wanted to say thank you for another wonderful Creative Die Mold Christmas Party. The food was fantastic. and the staff was spectacular as always. I will be contacting you in January to schedule next year's Christmas party."

Creative Die Mold

"Excellent food, beautiful venue. Our hosts were wonderful at every step from planning through event day."

Brandon M.

"We live in an Active Adult Community in Elgin, IL and have had Jon at our Clubhouse many times for catering our dinners. Since the pandemic he has come with a food truck to continue his great meals. We have had several ethnic dinners as well as entrees which most restaurants serve and all have been very good. I have never been disappointed with any of his dinners."

Nancy L. 

"Service is outstanding-and the quality of food and beverage is amazing."


"As usual Catering with Elegance does not disappoint. They continue to provide great service and delicious food to our community for the past eight years. Thanks again."

Rosalie O.

"We used Catering With Elegance for our corporate holiday luncheon and was extremely pleased with the high level of service that Jon and his team provided. The food was all prepared on-site and we received so many positive compliments from our employees. Jon made it so easy for us by taking care of the setup and takedown of the buffet as well as ensuring that there was always an ample amount of food on the buffet. Thank you to you and your team for making our holiday luncheon a big success!"

Kara P. 

"Our subdivision has been using this caterer for 3 years with amazing results. The food is SO good! The owner John takes such great care of us every time and the pricing is on point."

Nancy F. 

Beautiful Bridal Showers

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     "I used Catering with Elegance for my daughter's bridal shower. They were amazing. The food was so delicious. I would recommend the chicken Parmesan with the penne vodka sauce. I am going to use them again for the rehearsal dinner. Thank you again for an outstanding job."

Donna G. 

"Working with Karen was a true pleasure from the first meeting to the last moment, Thank you for helping us create beautiful memories to last a lifetime."

Laura S.

"I am still getting calls telling me how much everyone loved the food. I'd go back in a heartbeat"

Lori B.

"Here, you'll be treated like royalty."

Kate D.

We couldn't have captured the essence of what we do without the event photographers who contributed photographs to the site.
A special thanks to the following:  
Christy Tyler PhotographyEd and Aileen Photography Joy Lyn PhotographySomething Blue PhotographyCheryl Vandini PhotographyGerber + Scarpelli