How do I get a quote?
Just choose your style of function when you fill out an event planner form and you will be on your way.
How do we arrange an appointment?
Just choose your style of function and fill out a form and someone will contact you.
How long from when I fill out the form for a quote, until I will receive a proposal?
It depends on the amount of other information that is needed. We will do our best to give you a speedy response.
What do you charge for tastings?
They are free! Once you have decided on a menu and a quote has been made, we will work with you to schedule a tasting at MarkAllen’s.
If I don’t see an item on the menu that I want, is it possible for you to make it?
Yes! We like to do different things and if it is possible to do at your venue we are always open to giving it a try. Because we want the food to be as fresh and good as possible not all choices are available at all venues.
What if my guests have special diets?
We routinely do gluten sensitive, vegetarian and allergy free meals. Let us know as soon as possible.
What kind of service do you provide?
We are full service. If you book us for a wedding our staff will set up, serve, bus your tables and clean up anything that has to do with food. We are happy to cut your cake and put it out for your guests as well.
If you book us for a corporate or a family event we can do full service, drop off at your location or you can pick up from MarkAllen’s. We are happy to work with you and your budget.
How far in advance do I need to book to secure my spot?
Right now is the best time. Due to the cancellations of 2020 – 202, this season is booking faster than ever before.
What if I need to cancel, do I get my deposit back?
We can do some refunds depending on how fast notice is given prior to your event. Deposit refunds on cancellations are handled as follows:
More than 8 weeks 90% refund on deposit
4 weeks before event Sorry, no refund on deposit
3 weeks before event 10% of the food estimate will be charged
14 days before event 50% of food estimate is charged
Less than 10 days before event 100% of Food Estimate is charged
What is your service range?
Generally we will travel within 30 minutes from Peru IL in any direction.
Is it safe with Covid?
Yes we strictly following state guidelines and do every possible thing we can to make it safe for you and for us too.. Click here for more information
What are you famous for?
We are famous for our outstanding service and raving fans of our food!!
Who is the Chef?
Mark Allen! With his years of experience and excellence in the kitchen he brings delicious perfectly done food that bring raves from our guests.
What if I want to make a change at the last minute?
We will try to make changes, but kitchen schedules are not always flexible.
What services besides food do you provide?
We have china and flatware rentals for all events. If you are doing a tented wedding we partner with a local provider that can do tables, chairs, lighting, linens most anything you need except the tent!!
Do you offer wedding or celebration cakes?
We do not offer wedding cakes but can do a sweets table.
Is there a corkage fee or cake cutting fee?
Not at this time.
Do you have partner vendors that you would recommend?
Absolutely. We have worked with numerous vendors over the and are happy to recommend vendors that have been professional and reliable for our events. Please ask!
What happens to the extra food?
We guarantee we will not run out of food so intentionally bring more than anticipated and paid for, but all extra food is the property of MarkAllen's.
Do you do cash bars?
Yes we do.