Catering Resources

Users are responsible for any and all catering needs and services. While SPHPI staff are not involved in selection or provision of services, we offer information and resources below (listed in alphabetical order).

Note: Be sure to have clear delivery instructions specified on the invoice for the driver and have staff on site to receive the delivery for your event.

Campus Dining Services Catering
113 UIC Student Center East
750 South Halsted Street
(312) 413-5676

Use of UIC Dining Services requires planning ahead. NOTE: A delivery/pick-up combined fee of $30.00 applies to each event off-site of the Student Center West, Student Center East, or the Student Residence Commons. See brochure or web site for more information.

Blue Plate Catering 
1061 West Van Buren Street
Chicago, Illinois 60607
(312) 421-6666

Blue Plate Caterers is an excellent, full-service, professional catering service that can handle 24-hour notice orders.

1421 Fullerton Avenue
Addison , Illinois 60101
(630) 932-3200

Sandwiches, pastas, hot foods, party trays

Corner Bakery 
500 N. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60612
(312) 236-1211

Corner bakery is a very reliable, professional bakery/deli-style caterer. The quality of food and presentation is excellent for the price. Delivery fee is a percentage of the final bill. Generally recommended for breakfast and lunch meetings. They create beautiful food baskets and fruit trays and provide all the condiments, cutlery, paper cups and plates, napkins, etc. Coffee is served in throw-away dispensers. Make sure that you request these.

Ferrara’s Bakery 
2210 West Taylor Street
Chicago, Illinois 60612
(312) 666-2200

Excellent cakes and pastries. No delivery.

1531 West Taylor Street
Chicago, Illinois 60607
(312) 421-5179

Italian fare, take-out, delivery.

Sweet Maple Café 
Laurene Joy Hynson, owner
1339 West Taylor Street
Chicago, Illinois 60607
312 243-8908
Fax: (312) 243-8914

Café with southern flare, homemade foods, will deliver.

Doolins Amusement Party Supply 
511 N. Halsted (at Grand & Milwaukee)
Chicago, Illinois
(312) 243-9424

Plastic cutlery, themed party décor, table cloths, offers UIC discount.