Jonathan and his team at Wooden Paddle Pizza catered our late night snacks for our wedding in Oct. 2015 and they were AMAZING! Not only did all of our guests rave about the pizza, Jonathan went above and beyond to make sure the day of I had nothing to worry about. It was not easy to say the least getting a permit in the city we got married in to have the Wooden Paddle Pizza set up on the property. Jonathan was extremely dedicated to make sure all the paperwork that we needed was completed for the permit. I would HIGHLY recommend Wooden Paddle Pizza to any bride looking for late night snacks for their wedding!
— Nikki K. | St. Charles, IL
BEST CATERING WE HAVE EVER HAD! They catered our daughter’s 1st birthday party. I contacted Jon and he responded right away with ideas for different pizzas and explained all the logistics including set up, timing, and what to expect. There were no surprises except how they exceeded our expectations! He set up special vegetarian and gluten-free options, which was key for us. When the day came, everyone kept commenting on how great the pizza was. They had so many different options and even great dessert pizzas! We had a few guests that are vegan and they had amazing options for them too! I would not hesitate to have them cater our next event. I have already recieved calls from guests at our party that want to have them cater their event as well. That alone should tell you how great they were! All around, they had the best options for all of our guests and they accomodated any all requests we had. I would highly recommend them to everyone! Thanks again!
— Fahad F. | Vernon Hills, IL
We contacted Wooden Paddle in a bind because our caterer cancelled the night before. They came to our rescue and were happy to help on very short notice. Let’s add in the fact that it was expected to be 12 degrees that night. But, they didn’t hesitate and pulled their wood-fired oven right into our garage and went to work. We’ve been having this NYE party for 10 years with various food/catering options and without a doubt Wooden Paddle got rave reviews from all of our guests. Not only was the pizza AMAZING...but, the coolest part was the creative variety of delicious pizzas they kept bringing out one after the other. I tried the Gorgonzola pizza, pesto pizzas, and a slice of the balsamic. I’ll dream about that balsamic slice for sure. One pizza was more delicious and creative than the next. What topped if off were the amazing dessert pizzas...do not skip these. There was a Nutella pizza that blew everyone away. I would recommend Wooden Paddle over any other catering option you’re considering...they may not be the least expensive option but they will be the freshest, most delicious, most memorable, and AMAZING. Big thanks for spending NYE with our friends and making it the best party ever.
— Betsey A. | Oak Park, IL
Wooden Paddle catered our rehearsal dinner and we were 1000% pleased with everything. They provided yummy pizza, and desserts. They were very friendly and accommodating to our guests (making a completely sauce less pizza for the kids), and they came in, set up, served food, and took it down so smoothly. They were very affordable too! Thanks guys!!!
— Kirsten H. | McHenry, IL
Wooden Paddle just catered our kids’ grad party this past weekend. Well, we cannot say enough how wonderful and delicious their pizza is! Our friends and family loved every bite and every different variety they had to offer. The best part was, they came to us, mingled with everyone and were as kind, gracious and fun! We didn’t want them to leave. Not only did we have a great party because of their catering, we feel we made some new friends too! Since the party, everyone that was invited has called and told us what a fantastic pizza and presentation it was. (Our party was pretty great too!) We will recommend Wooden Paddle Pizza to everyone, that’s how good it was!! Thanks again guys!
— Greg N. | Orland Park, IL
No words can accurately describe, but I will try. Just came back from a catered party by Wooden Paddle. For four hours the two owners cranked out pizzas every 3 to 5 minutes using a trailer hitched, wood burning, stone pizza oven, and a refrigerated prep station. Not a single pizza was repeated. A heavy storm erupted. Rather than packing it in and calling it a day, they hung around. When the weather broke, they immediately began to create the most amazing desert pizzas I have ever had, all while taking custom request orders for more savory pizzas. I could not eat as fast as they were creating and turning out custom, creative, gourmet pizzas. A very unique take on a saturated pizza market. If these kids do not become extremely successful, we have only ourselves to blame.
— Ted P. | Orland Park, IL
Amazing. We have enjoyed them many times at Hailstorm Brewery and decided to investigate having them cater our parents 50th wedding anniversary party. They did an amazing job and everyone raved about not only the pizza but how awesome it was to have an oven right on the premises. My parents were very surprised and really enjoyed it. I would highly recommend them.
— Jennifer T. | Tinley Park, IL