CHICAGO – Tasty Catering has been recognized as one of America’s fastest-growing private companies on Inc. magazine’s fourth annual Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent-minded entrepreneurs. Tasty Catering is in good company with Illinois based companies including Radio Flyer, Enjoy Life Foods and Windy City Fieldhouse. Other prominent brands on this year’s list include music website Pandora, convenience store chain 7-Eleven, and Brooklyn Brewery.
“Tasty Catering’s three-year sales growth of 64.6 percent was made possible because of the unwavering commitment and innovative thinking of each and every one of our team members,” said Tom Walter, CEO and founding partner, Tasty Catering. “As our leadership team upholds our commitment to investing in our people, I expect Tasty Catering to continue to grow with great quality and customer service.”
“The leaders of the companies on this year’s Inc. 5000 have figured out how to grow their businesses during the longest recession since the Great Depression,” said Inc. president Bob LaPointe. “The 2010 Inc. 5000 showcases a particularly hardy group of entrepreneurs.” Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found on www.inc.com/5000.
About Tasty Catering
Tasty Catering is a suburban-Chicago based catering and event planning services company that has been exceeding customers catering needs for more than twenty years. Services span a large variety of events and occasions, from meetings, conferences, employee appreciation events and outdoor picnics to holiday parties, birthdays, milestone celebrations and weddings. Tasty Catering’s many satisfied customers include Abbott, American Airlines, Colgate, CDW, Harris Bank, Mortenson Construction, Navistar, Sherman Hospital and the University of Chicago.
Tasty Catering, 2013 Daily Herald’s Readers’ Choice Award for Best Caterer, 2010 Achievement in Catering Excellence (ACE) award winner, 2010 Governor’s Sustainability award winner, and 2009 Better Business Bureau Torch Award Winner for Marketplace Ethics, is the “go-to” caterer for the Chicago-area. The company is part of the elite group, Leading Caterers in America (LCA), has also received numerous NICE Awards and has been recognized as a 2012 Workforce Chicago Award Winner, 2012 Psychologically Healthy Workplace, a Crain’s Chicago Business Best Place to Work (2010-2013), a Best Place to Work in Illinois for six consecutive years (2007-2012) and is a Best and Brightest Winning Company (2012, 2010, 2009).
Tasty Catering is part of 80-Nine Holdings, which also includes the following companies: Great Game of Business Chicago, It’s My Company Too!, nuphoriq, That’s Caring, The Thought Board and Touhy Capital.