Are you having a wedding, shower, rehearsal dinner, corporate event, meeting, birthday party, bachelor/bachelorette party, reunion, graduation or other special event? From a small business meeting to an extravagant wedding, PDG offers a wide array of services, addressing every single detail of your event. Please see our list of services below. To contact one of our event coordinators, please email us at


Catering Menu

PDG is unique, as we are able to truly provide a custom catering experience for our clients. Not only can our executive chefs create a custom menu in any food genre on any scale, we can also offer catering services from any of our existing restaurant menus (Gino’s Steakhouse, Gelsosomo’s Pizza, True BBQ and  The Bullpen Luxury Bar & Grill). For a detailed description of our existing restaurants, please visit Our Brands page.

  • Off Site Catering & Delivery

Based in Northwest Indiana, PDG currently delivers to the entire Chicagoland area.

We are in concert with the Trinity Memorial Lutheran Church in Merrillville, IN located at 7950 Marshall St. to provide group events for up to 225 people in this spacious, easily accessible banquet facility. From funeral luncheons, to weddings we can provide an exquisite restaurant quality dining experience for your guests. For more information please contact the banquet hall manager at

  • On Site Catering & Banquet Space

All of our restaurants have banquet space available for groups up to 75 people. If your event requires more space, we have relationships with several banquet facilities in the Chicagoland area, and we can guarantee you the best possible rates. For larger groups we recommend the above off site banquet facility at the Trinity Memorial Lutheran Church.

  • Bartending & Food Service

PDG has a full service staff, (including servers, bus staff, hosts & bartenders), that can attend to your every need.

For a catering quote from any of our restaurant brands OR to create a custom menu, email us at

Event Coordination

In addition to catering, PDG specializes in event coordination…down to the smallest detail. Below is a list of services we offer.

  • Entertainment

PDG has a roster of entertainers to fit any event, genre & budget. We can offer bands, djs, dancers, showgirls, hosts/emcees, comedians, orchestras, string quartets, solo musicians and more.

  • Transportation

PDG has negotiated rates with several Chicagoland transportation companies to provide our clients with the best possible prices. Our transportation fleet includes party buses, coach buses, limousines and town cars.

  • Hall rental

PDG has negotiated rates with several indoor and outdoor banquet facilities in the Chicagoland area.

  • Event decor

From center pieces and uplighting, to furniture rental and flooring, let PDG coordinate your next event down to the smallest detail.

  • Staging, Sound & AV Set Up

PDG is equipped with audio, staging and rigging services on any scale, according to all state and local regulations.

  • Tent Rental

PDG is able to deliver and set up outdoor tents starting as small as 10′ x 10′. Heaters, lighting and other accessories are available.

  • Custom Signage & Banners

Are you in need of a “Congratulations” banner hanging from the stage? Or how about your corporate logo on a pop up banner or step & repeat as guests arrive? Let our graphics team create the perfect compliment for your next event.

To receive a quote regarding your upcoming event, email us at

Food Service

PDG offers Food Service Programs at competitive prices for local schools, churches and community organizations, thus providing our clients with the opportunity to experience “restaurant quality” food, while maintaining the nutritional standards set forth by the USDA and the State of Indiana. These services include, but are not limited to; menu creation, menu design and printing, food preparation and delivery, set up and break down of equipment/staging area (back and front of house), food service, point of sale, janitorial services (as it relates to the kitchen and serving area) and administrative duties (accounting, reporting, auditing). In addition, the following materials can be provided by Progressive Dining Group including, but not limited to; utensils, napkins, straws, paper products, plates/dishes, trays and hard copy menus for display.

For more information, please email us at