Picnic Catering

Corky’s Catering offers excellent picnic catering services, bringing delicious food to the great parks, backyards, and outdoor venues of Chicagoland. Each year we produce thousands of picnics of all sizes, from small backyard parties to full corporate on site grilling events. With Corky’s, get great tasting food, affordable pricing, and the best picnic catering services in Chicago.

If you’re looking for a theme for your picnic event, we have you covered with options ranging from Hawaiian Luaus, Pig Roasts, Mexican Fiestas, Down Home BBQ, Country Hoedowns, New England Lobster Boils, Louisiana Craw Daddy Boils and pretty much anything else you can think of.

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We offer three levels of picnic service to suit your needs. Looking to maximize your picnic catering dollars? Stop by and pick up your order straight from our kitchen. If you’re looking to save, try our delivery service, where we’ll bring the picnic right to your door. For the ultimate experience, try our full-service picnic catering. Here we’ll bring our talented grill chefs to your backyard, where we do the grilling and you get to enjoy the day.

When you’re looking for a great picnic catering experience, Corky’s has hundreds of delicious options. Our best picnic catering menus include items such as Corky’s Famous BBQ Fried Chicken, Johnsonville Bratwurst cooked in beer and onions then grilled to perfection, and BBQ rib tips slathered in our own special BBQ sauce. For the true picnic catering experience, try Corky’s pig roast catering. You’ll get a delicious whole roasted pig plus your choice of 2 entrees and 3 side dishes. Our picnic catering doesn’t stop at just food, we can provide the rentals, entertainment, games, bands, DJ’s and more to truly make your picnic the complete experience.

If you need help planning your picnic, try our picnic planner to find out what services we can offer you. With our extensive experience of delivering fun and delicious picnic catering in Chicago, Corky’s should be the first person you invite to your picnic. We are standing by to help you plan your next event, so contact us today at (630) 396-3030 to make your next picnic one you will never forget!

Chicagoland Corporate Picnic

Corporate Picnic Catering

Corporate Picnics are a great way to boost morale and say thanks to your employees. Usually planned in the warmer months, Chicago has so much to offer, from roof top decks to the amazing parks of the CPD,

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to the endless nature preserves that dot the entire Chicagoland area. Not only can Corky’s help you find the perfect location for your corporate picnic, we can help with everything in between. From hot off the grill food, table and tent rentals to games and entertainment, our picnic coordinators are the best at matching your needs and budget. We can provide on-site grilling for the true picnic feeling. If you’re looking to keep it simple, Corky’s offers a wide variety of delivered food options for your corporate event. Either way, we make it easy to show how much your employees mean to your company.

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Chicagoland Drop Off Catering

Drop Off Catering

Corky’s Catering was started in 1978 as an affordable delivery catering solution to the greater Chicago Area. Today we still have that same mission. From our Famous Fried Chicken and Italian beef to our delicious burgers, hot dogs, and brisket, you can’t go wrong.

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We deliver north to the Wisconsin border, south to the Indiana border and west to the Fox River Valley. Delivery services are offered 24 hours a day. Our special packaging is designed to keep your food hot and ready to serve for up to 4 hours. Easy to use and affordably priced, Corky’s is the go to solution for all your delivery catering needs. One call and you can be a guest at your next event!

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Chicagoland Grill Service Catering

Grill Service Catering

The smell of the grill is unmistakable and this is where we shine. Corky’s can provide a small backyard summer birthday of 50, a company picnic of 300, or a summer festival event for thousands.

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Our summer favorites include our famous BBQ fried chicken, jumbo hot dogs, Wisconsin beer brats, juicy burgers, and roasted corn in the husk. Don’t try to do all the work yourself, enjoy the day and let the pros do their job. Be a guest at your next picnic and relax.

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Chicagoland Hawaiian Luau Catering

Hawaiian Luau Catering

Take your next back yard birthday or corporate event to another level and let Corky’s provide you with amazing Hawaiian Luau Catering. Try our Hawaiian pulled pork, pineapple chicken kabobs, luscious tropical fruit trays or maybe a full pig roast is what you’re looking for.

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Rentals, Tiki bars, frozen drink machines, decorations, games, and hot off the grill food is what you can look forward to. Need entertainment? From fire eaters, hula dancers to Don Ho impersonators, we can help with that. What about a location? From the amazing locations at the Chicago park district to the beautiful spaces at Busse Woods, let us do all the work and leave the Hawaiian Luau Catering to the pros.

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Chicagoland Pig Roast Catering

Pig Roast Catering

Corky’s Catering has the authentic pig roast catering experience you have been looking for. Our services are second to none when it comes to the different types of pig roast requests we cater each year.

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Pig roast catering works well with corporate events, family reunions, graduations, Hawaiian themed parties, weddings and home parties. These popular events and our amazing pig roast menu are just some of the reasons why customers come back for our pig roast catering year after year.

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Douglas, Addison

... other than Thanksgiving dinners cooked by my mother and my wife, the food was the best.

– Douglas, Addison

Kim, Evergreen Park

We compared other companies and you offered the most for the best price. I love that the salads and tableware are included in the packages.

– Kim, Evergreen Park

Robby & Edith, Chicago

Best food in town!

– Robby & Edith, Chicago

Joy, Arlington Heights

(Our server), on a scale of 1 to 10 was a 12.

– Joy, Arlington Heights

Fred, Chicago

We find that catering is the only way to survive a party. I must say by far your food is the best...

– Fred, Chicago

Marcie, Hillside

I was thrilled with the food. The compliments are pouring in and I enjoyed myself!

– Marcie, Hillside

Nadine, Addison

Believe me when I say (our server), is a jewel!

– Nadine, Addison

Mary, Bensenville

Your staff did an excellent job with the food, bingo and children’s games!

– Mary, Bensenville

Bob, Chicago

It was an easy party, I had time to enjoy myself.

– Bob, Chicago

Maureen, Waukegan

Improve? ... you already do it all. Oh, maybe you can come clean our house before the party! Just kidding!

– Maureen, Waukegan

Lois, Oaklawn

You made it so easy! Your customer service is great and the food is yummy!

– Lois, Oaklawn

Peter, Chicago

The good food made the evening a success – thank you.

– Peter, Chicago

Jill, Wheeling

Why cook? Corky’s did it all!

– Jill, Wheeling

Connie, Addison

I heard nothing but raves and compliments on the food and our servers.

– Connie, Addison


The Driver Was On Time, Friendly And Helpful. It Was Great That He Explained All The Food, So We Wouldn’t Have Any Problems. Everything Was Hot And Delicious. We Had Enough To Serve The Additional Team Members That Attended. Corky’s Helped Make Our Team Meeting A Huge Success.

– Susan

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Are you planning on having something soon? No matter if you’re having an event next week or next year, fill out our easy contact form and we’ll get right back to you in 24 hours.

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Corky’s makes parties memorable! Take a look at our amazing selection of menus to choose from. No matter if you’re planning a company picnic or a simple lunch, we have menus for any occasion.


We have partnerships with the most reliable rental vendors around. From tables and tents to complete branded events, we have the solutions to coordinate any gathering. Birthdays in the back yard? No problem. Corporate event in Grant Park? No Problem. Are team is the best at sourcing what ever you need for your next event.