Event Catering

Event Catering Services

Whether you hail from Chicago’s South Side or you want a distinctive Chicago feel for your upcoming wedding or event, let South Side Social Neighborhood Kitchen & Tap help you create your perfect South-Side-inspired menu. Being a South Sider means that you belong to a close-knit community. If you’re looking to bring local Midwest flavors to your event, let our neighborhood restaurant in Oak Lawn provide incredible comfort food that your guests won’t soon forget.

Midwest Flavors With Southern Comfort Flair

Headed by our culinary guru, Chef Jennifer, the food we create at South Side Social is a unique dining experience. The blend of hearty, traditional Midwest ingredients with a dash of Southern comfort creates a new twist on old favorites. The results are foods that dive into new culinary territory while still staying true to their roots.

At South Side Social, we have a deep appreciation for the bounty found only in the Midwest, which means you can be sure of the finest locally sourced ingredients, including fresh and flavorful produce as well as locally raised and aged steaks and chops.

Delicious Catering Options for Your Chicago Wedding or Event

While we specialize in traditional Southern comfort food, our upscale take on these beloved classics is perfect for events of all kinds, from elegant weddings to intimate family reunions.

Plus, our chef-crafted creations are meant to be shared, making them perfect for any social occasion. The meals at South Side Social are designed for communal dining and are sure to suit a variety of different tastes. Our catering team will work with you to customize a menu that matches your event’s tone and style. We have a range of options to choose from, such as our:

  • Flavorful soups and salads like Gazpacho Verde and Chicago Style Chopped Salad
  • Shareable plates like Crispy Charred Brussels Sprouts and our Goat Milk Ricotta with truffle honey
  • South Side Social New Traditions such as South Side Fried Chicken with a side of Gouda mash and Spring Pea & Spinach Ravioli
  • Handhelds like our Reuben with house braised corned beef and the Fat Freddy featuring local Italian sausage

We can also provide delectable homemade desserts, like our ode to the traditional Chicago brownie.

Contact Oak Lawn’s South Side Social to Cater Your Next Event

The food at South Side Social is perfect for any kind of event. We’re located within the Oak Lawn Hilton Hotel in Chicago’s Oak Lawn area. Its various meeting spaces of all shapes and sizes makes the Oak Lawn Hilton the perfect locale for your upcoming gathering. However, no matter where your event is taking place, South Side Social is ready to provide food that’s sure to take things up a notch.

If you’re planning a business gathering at the hotel, bring a relaxed, neighborhood feel to your next boardroom meeting. Or, incorporate some homestyle comfort food into your wedding day. These upscale flavors complement parties and events both formal and casual.

Whether you need reception catering in Oak Lawn or event catering services in Chicago’s South Side, contact our banquets and catering team today at 708-229-8850.

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    "South Side Social has an amazing selection of unique foods and drinks as well as the best Chicago classics. It has that local neighborhood vibe […]"


    Mary C.

    "Salmon with pineapple rice dinner – exceptional highly recommend it."


    Cory B

    "Fantastic dining option in Oak Lawn! Tried several items off the menu and everything was delicious! Stylish interior · Creative cuisine · Great food · Classic cocktails · Fine dining ·Chic décor · Cosy atmosphere · Hip atmosphere · Large […]"


    John S.

    "Great Bar!!! So many bourbon options! And even more craft beers! They brew their own South Side Beer called S Cubed- great with any food! […]"

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