Summer Cocktails

5 Easy Summer Cocktails You Should Be Drinking

Looking for easy summer cocktails? We have your list right here. Take it from our in-house cocktail whisperer – Ellyn Cook! Ellyn has helped us find the perfect summer recipes to up your cocktail game. Get started on these refreshing takes on classic cocktails. Cucumber Gin   Ingredients 2 oz Gin 2 cucumber ribbons 1 … Read More

wedding secrets

Wedding Secrets from the Experts

  Weddings are stressful. Period. However, we’ve compiled a list of a few “out of the box” wedding secrets to make your day memorable, and as stress-free as possible! Northern Fork’s very own Bethany Kelley is one amazing wedding photographer, have you seen her work? Check it out here. Bethany and Kathleen, our Director of … Read More

company picnic

5 Tips for Throwing the Perfect Company Picnic

Company picnics in and around Chicago are in one word; perfect. We’ve all been stuck behind our desk on the perfect summer day just aching to get outside. Does this ring a bell? A way to keep employees engaged this summer is to throw a simple, yet delicious, company picnic. Whether you have outdoor space, … Read More

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An Evening with IVY + Northern Fork

Kathleen Jenkins, Director of Sales & Events at Northern Fork Catering. A professional Pinterester, foodie, adventurous traveler, and fur momma. — April 24, 2017 Earlier this month, Northern Fork teamed up with IVY, the world’s first social university, igniting minds and sparking world-changing collaborations for a pop-up springtime feast with interactive demonstrations, wine pairings, and goodie bags. Our … Read More

The Perfect Pair: Chicago Catering & Cocktails

Ellyn Cook, Meg White, & Amanda Brown — February 28, 2017 It’s the last day of February, but love is still in the air! Being a Chicago catering company, we know that engagement season runs from the holidays through Valentine’s Day as couples say ‘yes’ to a long, happy life together. Following suit, it’s from … Read More

How to Host an Intimate Brunch

Joshua Scott — November 15, 2016 Is anything lovelier than brunch? A leisurely meal with friends, beverages and food that runs the gamut from sweet to succulent – sign us up! We’re no strangers to this magical meal at Northern Fork. And we’ve got plenty of advice for how to put together a brunch that’s … Read More

office happy hour

4 Reasons Why Your Office Should Have an In-House Happy Hour

Joshua Scott — August 18, 2016 Looking for the best happy hour in the Loop? Forget that. Just do it at the office! No disrespect to Chicago’s many bars, but trying to find a place big enough, affordable enough, and fun enough for a whole office get-together can be more of a headache than the … Read More