A True Labor of Love


It’s a fact: starting a food company is not for the weak at heart. To strive in this competitive culinary industry, you have to truly love what you do. Luckily, Heartfelt Catering is a labor of love for Founder and Executive Chef Cecelia Hamilton.

Chef Cecelia Hamilton’s passion for cooking developed as a child.ᅠᅠ ᅠᅠ While cooking alongside her mother,ᅠ Cecelia learned the family’s long-standing Southern tradition of preparing delicious food made with love for family and friends.ᅠᅠToday, Ceceliaᅠ and her team carry on these traditions for milestone events, weddings, corporate functions across Chicagoland.

The menus at Heartfelt Catering have been thoughtfully designed for the ultimate balance in flavors and textures. Dishes are madeᅠ from scratch with fresh and natural foods, and prepared so that they are lower in fat and sodium. Heartfelt’s speciality is ᅠhealthy cuisine that includes vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free dishes.ᅠᅠ But when it comes down to it, it’s all about creating memorable experiences for people with food that is fresh, simple and soulful.

Chef Cecelia was recently interviewed by the Whitney Reynolds Show about how she built Heartfelt Catering, from a passion for food, to a business. Watch the full video here.

Cecelia Hamilton