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Full-Service Customized Catering

The Perfect Package

Let us help you with a custom catering experience everyone will love.

Thank you for thinking of Candlelight Inn to cater your event in Sterling, Rock Falls, Clinton or Lake Carroll! Any event, big or small, deserves to have good food and a better dining experience. Our catering service makes that idea come to life. We can customize any package or catering design to fit your needs. Whether it’s a wedding or birthday party, we have you covered for any type of celebration.

Please complete the form below to help us prepare your quote. For catering details or other questions about customized catering, contact us at or 815-284-8484, option 2. Both off-site catering and on-site catering options are available. We look forward to working with you!

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Catering Interest Form

Do you have an event coming? If that’s the case, turn to Candlelight Inn for a fully customized catering experience! We offer three service options for your event:

Sit-Down, Plated Meal: Each guest will be served individually. Includes full setup and cleanup of equipment for dining purposes (i.e. prepared food, appetizer plates, dinner plates, water glasses, utensils and various catering equipment).

Buffet: All guests serve themselves in a buffet line manner. Includes full setup and cleanup of equipment for dining purposes (i.e. prepared food, plates, utensils, serving dishes and catering equipment).

Bulk Catering (Drop-Off): Food is prepared, packaged in bulk and delivered directly to the client’s specified location. Please note that plates, cups, silverware, napkins, serving utensils and steam table setup services are not included and will be the client’s responsibility. These services are offered at an additional fee. Cleanup service is not included.

Catering options other than the ones mentioned above are also available upon request. If you have another custom catering menu in mind, please don’t hesitate to reach us anytime. We’d love to make your dream event come to life!