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

Welcome

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!”


Store Hours

Tuesday thru Saturday | 8 am – 4 pm
Sunday & Monday | Closed
Catering | 7 days a week


Stop by for lunch!

We offer awesome homemade soups, fresh panini sandwiches, and tasty pastries. Dine-in, or take it to-go!

Soups of the day Saturday, June 23
Closed for a large catering event.

 

 

 

Check out our full lunch menu here!

Upcoming Cooking Classes

Backyard Grilling  
| $55 | Tuesday, July 24th, 2018 | 6:00p.m. – 8:00p.m. |
Perfect sirloin, Freaky ribs, Dave’s grilled bananas with Saigon cinnamon and burnt meringue.

Farm-to-Table
| $45 | Tuesday, September 11th, 2018 | 6:00p.m. – 8:00p.m. |
Chicken & dumplings, Eggplant Parmesan, Meatloaf with awesome gravy.

Fall Soup  
| $45 | Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 | 6:00p.m. – 8:00p.m. |
Curried carrot, Hearty garbanzo bean, Greek garlic & lemon with couscous.

Complete cooking class schedule here!


Testimonials

Thank you for making Allison and Chase’s wedding a great event. Your food and staff were fantastic. Everyone we talk to says they had a great time at the wedding. Thanks again to your staff for all the help with the clean up. You get four stars **** and a Michelin rating in our book.
Paul

  • Catering

    Large Events to Intimate Gatherings

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

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  • Wedding Catering

    We love weddings!

    We provide awesome catering for your special day!

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  • Cooking Classes

    Good food, times, and company! 

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

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