Saturday October 12: Supperclub Tribute Dinner

An ode to Midwest Supper Clubs! Originally, Jen and I made this meal as a big sendoff in San Francisco before we moved to Chicago. They were popular enough, we ended up having two ‘Last Suppers’ for 50 people. The Bay Area had never heard of many of these dishes that I grew up with…

Sunday October 13: Fall Pasta Dinner

I’m excited to get back into making some hearty pastas now that the seasons have changed, and would love to feature my absolute favorite, agnolotti dal plin. Plin means ‘pinched’ in Italian, and is often a meat filled pasta, but we’ll be using a delicious mushroom, fennel, and spinach filling instead! We’ll also have a…

Saturday October 19: French Connection Dinner

This dinner involves a lot of (mostly) French dishes to make a fantastic meal! We’ll be using summer produce to make a fantastic ratatouille in the style of the movie (seriously), have a wonderful trio of crostini, a mixed raspberry and beet salad, a trumpet mushroom ‘bourguignon’, and chevre stuffed dates wrapped in eggplant bacon….

Sunday October 20: Mezzaluna Pasta Dinner

Lately I cracked the code of making a really nice vegan dough that is perfect for making stuffed pastas, and we’re going to be making several variations throughout the summer! There will be some other new inventions featured at this meal, like our panisse fries, our puffed gruyere crackers, and a delectable almond cake. This…

Wednesday October 23, 6:30 pm: Vegan Cheesemaking Class

We’ll be spilling a lot of our secrets for making our vegan cheeses, you’ll be able to make them in a hands on way, and then we’ll also use them to make a nice dinner! From making rejuvulac, to culturing cashew, to making meltable vegan mozzarella, we’ll do it together each step of the way….

Fancy Plants Cafe in Chicago

Fancy Plants Cafe is a 100% vegan cafe at 613 W. Briar Place in the East Lakeview neighborhood in Chicago. We offer Dark Matter Coffee, Rishi Tea, pastries, an assortment of gluten free pastries from the very talented Mindful Baking, soups, salads, sandwiches, daily specials, and fancy 5-course reservation only dinners on Saturday and Sunday…

Wedding Catering

Fancy Plants Catering has provided outstanding food and service for over a dozen weddings in the short time we’ve been in business, and are always taking new requests. From small, private dinners for 40 people, to grand weddings of 200 people or more, we meet with each client to work on a menu that is…

Fancy Plants Catering Services

Fancy Plants Catering is our catering company in Chicago. We can accommodate many different requests, from small gatherings or office parties, to large weddings. Inquiries can be made by contacting us here. Here is one testimonial from one of our regular clients in San Francisco, Jenny Boyle owner of JBI Designs: “We’ve used¬†Fancy Plants Catering…