Gourmet Food Works is the catering side of The Picnic Basket Restaurant, serving Chicago and the northern and northwest suburbs since 1980. Our name, Gourmet Food Works, accents who we are and what we do. The delicious food is made from the finest ingredients and then served with an attractive, impeccable presentation by our friendly, courteous, and prompt staff.
We have several unique but simple menu ideas that are practical yet economical, providing irresistible tastes that satisfy every guest. Unlike others, we don’t fill our menus with items one can’t even pronounce, just to impress. We have adopted a principle of truly American dining that can be understood, enjoyed and savored by every client. Every menu presented by us is a proven winner. If you have a special request, theme or ambience in mind, we will create it for you and develop buffet and menu ideas that will compliment your theme.
From lunch boxes to elaborate corporate and social events, we have the right choices for you. Menu options include:
Whether it is a party for 20 or 2,000 guests, we at Gourmet Food Works will pay complete attention to every detail to make sure all your catering needs are fulfilled.
The challenges never let up, nor does our dedication.