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5047 N. Clark St. Chicago, IL 60640 (map) • 773.293.3190
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Private Events

Looking for a vibrant, inviting venue - catered by your own personal chef - for your next party or event? Come to The Wooden Spoon! We offer custom-tailored private events. Call The Wooden Spoon to book the perfect party then sit back, relax and enjoy the good food and company. Leave the dishes to us!

Cooking parties

Watch and learn as our personal chefs entertain you and your guests with the menu of your choice or roll up your sleeves and put on an apron to join in on the fun. The best news?

As party organizer you get to take all the credit for such an inventive and fun party!

Contact us today to plan your event.

The details:

  • Cost: $1,100 for up to 12 people, $80/person over 12.
  • BYOB: You and your guests are invited to bring your own wine or any other beverage of choice. We will set up a bar area where we will supply glasses, openers and ice. No corkage fee!
  • Party length: Your party is welcome to enjoy the Spoon's facilities for up to three hours.   Be sure to stroll through the historic Andersonville neighborhood, before or after your event.
  • Recipes: The party host, and party guests who give us their email address, will receive an email with all of the recipes to recreate at home.

What’s on the menu?

Your party...your menu!  The Spoon can help you craft the perfect menu for your party. The Following menus are just a sample of what we have to offer, please call for more information and a complete list of menu suggestions.

Menu 1 –Mexican fiesta

  • Chipotle Chicken on Corn Chips with Avocado Cream
  • Steak Tacos with Pico de Gallo
  • Black Beans with Chorizo
  • Mexican Rice
  • Mexican Chocolate Brownies

Menu 2 – Italian Night 

  • Triple Cheese, Fig & Arugula Pizza
  • Mixed Green Salad with Home-Made Vinaigrette
  • Stuffed Chicken with Mozzarella & Tomato
  • Risotto with Parmesan and Pancetta
  • Apple Galette with Ice Cream

Menu 3-Terrific Tapas

  • Croquettes de Jamon (Ham & Potato Puffs)
  • Gambas al Aijjlo (Garlic Shrimp)
  • Chorizo and Queso Empanadas
  • Bacon Wrapped Dates with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce
  • Baked Goat Cheese in Tomato Sauce
  • MIni Almond Cakes with Spiced Chocolate Sauce

Menu 4 – Romantic Evening ($5 extra per person)

  • Crab Cakes with Remoulade
  • Mixed Green Salad with Vegetables
  • Pork Tenderloin with Balsamic Citrus Sauce
  • Roasted Smashed Potatoes
  • Peanut Butter Chocolate Whoopie Pies

Menu 5 – Let's Grill ($5 extra per person)

  • Grilled BBQ Chicken Pizza with Smoked Gouda
  • Mixed Green Salad with Vinaigrette
  • Herb Grilled Hanger Steak
  • Baked  Polenta with Parmesan
  • Seasonal Fruit with Oatmeal-Almond Crumble and Ice Cream

Party gift baskets

Don't let your guests leave the party empty-handed! Give them a personalized gift basket filled with cooking goodies from The Wooden Spoon's shop! Our staff is happy to work with you to create the perfect gift basket for your party.

Baskets may include cooking gadgets used to create your meal during class, or your personal favorite apron or piece of cookware.