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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

My family ordered Dave’s for both a 60th birthday party and my wedding shower, both large events of about 70 people The food was great both times. Dave was very professional, and cared much for making our event food work out.

  • 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!