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Catering FAQs

Place an order by emailing or online on our website.  Catering order minimum is $275.

For the best pricing, please email us directly before placing an order on the website or through a 3rd party vendor.

Menu and prices are subject to change.

Delivery is available 24 hours per day, 7 days a week, with 24 hour notice preferred.  

Please contact us regarding events with shorter lead times and we will try to accommodate the request.

One of the most common questions we get is, "does Babycakes just serve breakfast food, or just serve food at breakfast time?"

The answer is no!  We cater our menu 24/7!  And though innovative breakfast food is our focus, our team of talented chefs can make food for any occasion.

Plates, utensils, napkins, servingware, condiments and food labels are included at no additional charge with each order.

Chafing stands & sternos can be provided upon request, with a small additional charge.

Food is transported in catering warmers, which hold items at a safe temperature, ensuring that the meal arrives piping hot and fresh.

Our delivery drivers are trained for all types of venues and occasions.

The driver will arrange the food, set out disposables, and assemble chafers and sternos, if applicable.

Delivery is $20 within Chicago city limits.  For deliveries up to 20 miles outside the city limits, we charge $30.  Inquire for pricing for longer distances.

Payments for orders under $300 are due upon booking. 

For all bookings above $300, a 30% deposit is required to book the date and time.

Final payments are due two business days prior to service. Any payment made after the date of service will be subject to a $25 per day late fee.

Gratuity is not included in quotes but can be added upon client request. Any gratuity added will go directly to our grateful, hardworking staff.

Payments are made online by credit card. Checks are accepted if received at least 5 days in advance of service. Zelle payments can be sent to  Venmo payments can be sent to @babycakespancakes

Prices do not include retail sales tax, currently 10.25%

Service is available within Chicago city limits with a service fee of $200 for a standard 2 hour stop. Service available outside Chicago with an additional mileage fee.

Total order minimum of $1500 required for food truck service. 

We are happy to provide tastings for large potential bookings.  Please contact us with event details.

All prepayments and deposits will be returned in full if event is canceled by the client 30 days or more prior to the event.

If canceled less than 14 days prior, the full deposit will be retained by Babycakes. If canceled less than 7 days prior, a 50% payment will be required to cover the cost of supplies.  If cancelled less than 72 hours prior, full payment will be required.

If canceled by Babycakes for any reason, all deposits and prepayments will be returned immediately.

We are happy to assist with creating a custom menu for your event, to offer suggestions for dietary restricted groups, or work to accommodate a specific budget.

We are happy to provide a contract with terms & conditions upon request.

Babycakes maintains General, Automobile and Liability Insurance in excess of two million dollars.

Babycakes is not open to the public.

Our mailing address is 2889 N Milwaukee, Chicago, IL 60618