Molly and FIG staff at bar

2018 Year in Review

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2018 was a year of change for the company, saying goodbyes and also welcoming new talent to the FIG team. But maybe that restlessness was to be expected in our 13th (tween) year! We also think it’s in the air. We’ve noticed new tastes and preferences from our clients and the Chicago events scene in general, and adapting to Chicago’s …

Chicago couple at California Clipper; Photo: Brian Cooper

Wedding Talk with the Groom

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Kevin and Meghan (above) at one of their favorite Chicago hangouts, the Clipper. Photo by Brian Cooper Not only is he managing operations at Pilsen Event Rentals (FIG’s in house rental company), Kevin is GETTING MARRIED this fall! If you haven’t encountered him at the beginning or end of a FIG event, please meet the incomparable man-behind-the -beard, Kevin Carlson. …

Apple Pie by FIG Catering

FIGgy Pudding and other Holiday Recipes

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Also, FIG can pickle that. Pickled veg is a must on any relish tray. Holiday nostalgia is served up with Event Manager Stephanie’s Relish Tray Essentials: three bean salad, deviled eggs, bread & butter pickles, cottage cheese and sliced beets. If you’re traveling to the ‘burbs, make a pit stop for a holiday nosh at Stephanie’s favorite Merichkas. Merichka’s classic, Photo …

FIG Catering 2018 Green Gift Guide

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Ok, so you’ve got the holiday party planned (or if you don’t, get in touch!). Check that off your list. What’s next? Here are some of FIG’s favorite food-centric and low waste gift ideas for spreading local cheer. Apologue Liqueurs for the mixologist in your life, these Chicago kids have launched a unique and regionally focused line of spirits. Infuse …