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Catering in Evanston,
(847) 859-2855

About Us

The Caterist is an Evanston, Illinois-based wedding catering service that specializes in delicious and custom menus. This is a seasoned catering service that has over 15 years of experience. The Caterist has a wonderful blend of talent and expertise that is sure to make your wedding day an unforgettable event for all who get to share it with you!

Services Offered
The Caterist offers many catering services for couples to choose from when customizing their wedding day. They also provide the delivery, setup and cleanup for the event. These services include the following:

  • Buffet style
  • Family style
  • Plated
  • Stations
  • server(s)
  • Cocktail reception
  • Hors d'Oeuvres
  • Custom menu
  • Cake cutting
  • French Service
  • Dessert
  • Outside cake
  • Tastings

The Caterist can prepare meals from the following cuisine styles:

  • African
  • American
  • Asian
  • BBQ
  • British
  • Cajun
  • Caribbean
  • Chinese
  • Ethiopian
  • French
  • German
  • Indian
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Latin American
  • Local
  • Mediterranean
  • Mexican
  • Middle eastern
  • Russian
  • Southern
  • Southwestern
  • Spanish
  • Thai
  • Vietnamese

Other Services
In addition, the Caterist can also meet the following dietary needs:

  • Gluten free
  • Halal
  • Kosher
  • Lactose free
  • No pork
  • Nut free
  • Organic
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian


5 out of 5
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  • Ana and The Caterist team did an exceptional job at the wedding I planned for two friends of mine. The whole process from the tasting to the wedding was seamless and Ana was always so responsive and professional. You can tell she truly cares for each of her clients because she paid so much attention to the little details and went above and beyond to make sure my friends' wedding day was the best day of their lives. With me being the planner and also in the wedding party, Ana was super accommodating of my schedule on the day of the wedding! Months before, she and I went over everything that I would not be able to handle such as deliveries, set ups, etc. and made me feel totally at ease leaving things in her hands. Her team also did such an amazing job - the service was impeccable and the level of professionalism was top notch. The food was also absolutely delicious. Before the tasting, my friends had a hard time choosing what exactly they wanted to serve at their wedding because the... Read more

    Frequently Asked Questions about Catering

    Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

    House Beer, House Wine, House Liquor

    What event services do you provide?

    Delivery, Set Up, Clean Up

    What catering services do you provide?

    Breakfast / Brunch, Buffet, Cake Cutting, Cocktail Reception, Custom Menu, Dessert, Family Style, French Service, Hors d'oeuvres, Lunch, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tapas, Tastings

    What types of cuisine do you cater?

    African, American, Asian, BBQ, British, Cajun, Caribbean, Chinese, Ethiopian, French, German, Greek, Indian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin American, Local, Mediterranean, Mexican, Middle Eastern, Russian, Sandwiches, Seafood, Southern, Southwestern, Spanish, Thai, Vietnamese

    What dietary needs can you accommodate?

    Gluten Free, Lactose Free, No Pork, Halal, Kosher, Nut Free, Organic, Vegan, Vegetarian

    What bar services do you provide?

    Liquor License, Bartender(s), Limited Bar, Open Bar, House Beer, Specialty Beer, House Wine, Specialty Wine, Champagne Toast, House Liquor, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Outside Alcohol

    Which of the following items can you provide?

    Chairs, Tables

    Which of the following items can you provide?

    Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

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