We are voted best in Chicagoland for sandwiches and deli meats but we are so much more than that. Whenever you need unique, delicious catering buffets, trays or individual meals for a business, networking meeting, family events, a backyard barbecue, charity or corporate event, rely on Schmaltz for mouth watering sandwiches, homemade soups, freshly prepared salads, hot buffet entrées and sides, delicious sweets and beverages. From Setup to Cleanup, Schmaltz has you covered!

Call Lynne on our CATERING HOTLINE:
Call or Click 630.839.9433
or email Lynne:

We have a great selection of sandwiches and dessert trays for breakfast, lunch or dinner
We offer a great sandwich selection and dessert for breakfast, lunch and dinner
Our bakery offers unique pastries, cookies, pies, cakes and other sweet to savory items

Our Award Winning Chef and Catering Team.

Our Corporate Executive Chef and team deliver catering platters and packages that bring the tastes and traditions of classic to innovative cuisine to your party or gathering. This expert staff will hand-slice smoked fish and deli meats and prepare beautiful platters or hot buffets of grilled or smoked meats, sandwiches, salads, bagels, breads, baked goods, desserts and more — so that you can serve your guests with ease and enjoy your event. Want to create something really special for your guests? Our Corporate Executive Chef Michael Garbin is well-known for having worked at the Union League Club as it’s Executive Chef for 26 years. Chef Michael holds three designations: CEC (Corporate Executive Chef) and AAC (American Academy of Chefs) which represents the highest standards of professionalism in the organization, society and industry. His greatest achievement is that he is one of only 100 lifetime members of the HGT (Honorable Order of the Golden Toque). Chef Michael would love to help create a unique personalized experience for your guests. Just call Lynne at our catering hotline and she with involve Chef Michael to discuss your needs.
He would love to create for you!

Famous Schmaltz Sandwich or Deli Meat Platters | Fruit Platters | Vegetable Trays | Entrée Salads | Smoked Fish Platters | Lox & Bagels with Cream Cheese Trays | Hot Buffets | Hot Sides | Boxed Lunches | Baby Schmaltzes | Breakfast Buffets | Dessert Trays | Potato Salad | Coleslaw | Homemade Soups | Sweets Trays

Our Extensive Catering Menu and Services.

Catering Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Appetizers with Chicagoland Delivery. We are able to offer a wide variety of ways to cater your event. Our in-house bakery creates a wide variety of pastries, cheesecakes, cakes, cookies, bagels, breads daily. For breakfast we can create a full hot and cold array of offerings or as simple as bagels and cream cheese with a fruit tray.  Our lunch and dinner offerings can be expansive as full array of hot half pan entrées and sides as well as salad, soup and dessert or as simple as a sandwich platter or baby Schmaltz platter and chips. If you need something that is not on our catering menu you can consult with our chef to create a unique meal for your guests. We provide the food, utensils and set it up for you.

Call Lynne on our CATERING HOTLINE:
Call or Click 630.839.9433
or email Lynne:

catered smoked fish platters and salmon lox and bagel platers to build your own lox bagel cream cheese sandwich
Fresh baked pastries, cookies, cakes, cheesecakes, bagels and bread baked daily and catered to you
catering a large selection of vegan and vegetarian entrees, sandwiches, hot sides, appetizers and desserts

Catering Pickup is Available at the Deli.

Maybe you don’t need us to deliver your catering order and you would just like to pick it up. No problem. Many people are traveling with our catering items to Morton Arboretum, Ravinia or to the lake house. We will take your order and have everything waiting for you at the deli in travel safe packaging with everything you need for your event! 
We ask that all orders are placed at least a week in advance of your event date.

Catering Delivery Area.

Below are the most common delivery areas we service.
If you don’t see your town on our list please call to see if we can deliver to your area.

Aurora, Naperville, Lisle, Oak Brook, Elmhurst, Geneva, Glen Ellyn, Yorkville, Plainfield, Schaumburg, Hinsdale, St. Charles, Elk Grove Village, Oak Park, Downers Grove, Wheaton, Park Ridge, Oak Lawn, Elgin, Gurnee, Tinley Park, Orland Park and Burr Ridge.

Anniversaries | Baby Showers | Birthday Parties | Breakfast Meetings | Bridal Showers | Brunch Book Club | Cocktail Party | Corporate Lunch | Engagement Party | Family Dinner | Farewell Party | Game Day Party | Gender Reveal Parties| Graduation Party | Hanukkah | Housewarming