Enjoy Food, Enjoy Life! | (847) 259-9510 | 105 West Prospect Avenue in downtown Mount ProspectSend Dave an Email

At Dave’s Specialty Foods, awesome food is standard and service is always with a smile! Chef-owner Dave Esau has been in the gourmet restaurant business for 32 years ( he still retains his high energy! ) and brings his experience to suburban Chicago and your catered party.

We believe in real food cooked by real people with real passion.

Our intimate, customized, in-home catered dinners for 10 get the exact same, 100% homemade food, special attention and quality as our catered weddings and large events for 300. Our hundreds of ecstatic customers all share the same opinion: “Dave’s is awesome!”

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Awesome new 2015-2016 cooking classes

Check out our awesome new 2015-2016 cooking class list! Gourmet Breakfast $45 | Tuesday, April 21st, 2015 | 6:00p.m. – 8:00p.m. Awesome spinach & butterkase omelette, Raspberry & vanilla bean pancakes, Eggs benedict Awesome Grilling 101 $45 | Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015 | 6:00p.m. – 8:00p.m. Learn the basics and do it right! Proper kabobs, […]

Tuesday through Saturday 8am to 4pm
Sunday-Monday Closed
Catering 7 days

I rarely take the time to write a review but this catering service deserves 10 stars. I threw a special surprise B-day party for my wife and invited 40 of her lifetime friends. All the typical restaurants and wineries were booked so a friend recommended Dave’s. It was local and it was special.

  • Catering

    Large Events to Intimate Gatherings

    Do something different- Stay home and let Dave do the cooking!!!

  • Wedding Catering

    We love weddings!

    We provide awesome catering for your special day!

  • Cooking Classes

    Good food, times, and company! 

    Come and learn what Dave is cooking at the shop! BYOB and we provide the rest!