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!”

Dave’s Blog

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Rockin Farmers Market

Getting things ready to Rock it out at Farmers Market with pies and grilled local organic cheese!

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MAKE IT REAL!!

I spend a lot of time wondering where things like “non dairy creamer” come from…This thought usually leads to wonders like; how about “non tree apples” or “chicken flavored chicken” or “natural and artificial beef flavor”, and the always troubling “cheese food product”. Makes me go….hmmmmmmm! I was just on vacation with my family and […]

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Upcoming Cooking Classes and Events

Dudes Grilling Things

$45 | Tuesday, August 4th, 2015 | 6:00p.m. – 8:00p.m. Dinner, stogies, and tasteless jokes… Merguez sausage, Spicy shrimp kabobs, Bacon wrapped steaks, Rum grilled peaches.

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Cooking Classes seating is limited. Call to reserve a spot.(847) 259-9510

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

Hours

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


  • 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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