The Casual Gourmet is a Northbrook based company serving the North Shore, Chicago and surrounding suburbs. Chef Andrew Brodell, Northbrook native, obtained his culinary skills from Kendall College in Evanston and has several years of tremendous experience in the service industry. In creating your event, you will find that Chef Andrew is just as passionate about perfecting your event as he is with his ambrosial dishes. We at The Casual Gourmet strive for excellence to meet and even exceed your expectations of quality service. Our focus is intently on making the host(ess) be the GUEST!  We are a unique establishment that has the flexibility to offer as little or as much service to cater your event(s). Your order is neither too small nor too grand for us!

If you are beginning your planning for events in the coming months, or sooner, let us assist you with any of your needs to make your event smooth, successful and memorable. We offer a variety of catering services to meet any of your business or social needs. While we have developed fabulous and affordable menus for parties and corporate events, we are always eager to customize options to suit your preferences and your budget.  Most important, our personalized service and attention to detail really sets us apart from other caterers.  We pride ourselves on these attributes.



Service Options;

  • Drop Off trays, Entrees and/or Sides for Luncheons and Dinners;
  • Servers, Bartenders, hors d'oeuvres for Cocktail Events;
  • Appetizers, Buffets or Plated Dinners for corporate or in-home gatherings of all sizes;
  • Cuisine for Kids' parties, Bar Mitzvah/Bat Mitzvahs
  • Creative In-Home/Outdoor Wedding Menus;
  • Treat Bags for Staff, Clients, Neighbors and Teachers.


So, let The Casual Gourmet handle the details and make your event fabulous and memorable - not to mention STRESS-FREE!  As well as an opportunity for you to relax and enjoy your party and your guests!
Phone 847.530.9798
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