WEDDING PLANNING SERVICES IN CHICAGO
You’ve been dreaming of your wedding day for as long as you can remember, and it should be as perfect as your love story. Food For Thought is here to fulfill your wedding vision and unique style so it can come to life.
Since our very first wedding in 1988 to the present day, we’ve been making these visions a reality. Rest easy — with our team as your Chicago wedding planner, your wedding planning and design are in the hands of team members who can make your dreams come true.
a stress-free day
OUR FULL-SERVICE WEDDING PLANNING SUITE
We step in two months prior to your event to ensure you stay organized and your event is seamless so that you can enjoy the big moments in your day.
• A dedicated day-of wedding coordinator
• Event design and styling based on your vision
• Your own customized wedding weekend timeline
• Venue and vendor recommendations
• Vendor schedules
• Venue floorplan design
• Consistent email, phone and meeting support
• Seamless execution and logistics
• An exclusive rate at our venue, Mae District
with you every step of the way
A LA CARTE SERVICES
We provide guidance and assistance from initial consultation and ideation to on-site, day-of coordination.
Choose what you need from us, including:
As you put on the dress, we can be behind the scenes ensuring your vendors arrive, your photographer captures special moments and your wedding party is in the know so you can relax and enjoy every moment.
Take your Pinterest boards from ideas to reality with a custom style board showcasing your color palette, tablespace, linens, chairs, floral, décor and food and beverage displays.
We will be with you every step of the way. We’ll start you off on the right foot with monthly check-in calls to keep you organized and brainstorming sessions throughout the planning process to reduce your stress.
Using our 40 years of industry expertise, we source and manage the best vendor partners for your budget and style. We can also provide expert advice on making selections that fit your vision.
we have you covered
MORE EVENT RESOURCES
On top of our full services the day of, we can help find you a venue and design an exclusive menu. Let us know how we can best serve you to make your wedding the best day ever.
If you use our planning services, take advantage of exclusive rates at our venue, Mae District. This venue is located along Chicago's motor district and provides a historic yet modernized backdrop for your event — the perfect location for your rehearsal dinner, reception, brunch or shower!
With over 40 years of experience in the catering business, Food For Thought has connections to over 100 venues throughout the Chicago area. These sites include everything from popular downtown spaces with great views of the city to sweeping waterfront locations. You can use our venue finder tool to find the best location to fit your guests and your vision.
LET FFT BE YOUR WEDDING PLANNER
Food For Thought wants your day to be as magical as you do. Together, we can discover your dream venue, decorations and menu for a wedding that will make a lasting impression on you, your beloved and your loved ones. Contact us today to get working with your wedding planner on your happily ever after!