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 Tuesday, October 16
Classic Tomato
Cream of Mushroom
Chicken Noodle

Check out our full lunch menu here!

Upcoming Cooking Classes

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

Holiday Appetizers
| $55 | Tuesday, November 13, 2018 | 6:00p.m. – 8:00p.m. |
Crab cakes with sweet and sour onions, Mini pate en croute, Rock shrimp skewers with avocado cream.

Meat & Gravy
| $45 | Tuesday, January 15, 2019 | 6:00p.m. – 8:00p.m. |
Turkey with classic gravy, Chicken wrapped in Prosciutto with Guinness pan gravy, Perfect mashed potatoes with sage gravy.

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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