Hall Rental Information

For rates or more information please contact Jan Krejci at 708-423-5220 (AM) or 773-396-6734 (PM).

Our halls are the perfect place to hold any event for any occasion.

  • Weddings
  • Fundraisers
  • Quinceañera
  • Baptism
  • First Communion
  • Bridal Shower
  • Graduation Parties
  • Prom
  • Meetings
  • Seminars
  • Baby Shower
  • Birthday Parties
  • Awards Ceremony
  • Union Meetings
  • Sweet 16
  • Anniversary Parties
  • Class Reunions
  • Club Meetings (Union, Political Groups, etc.)
  • Charity Events
  • Benefits
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Thank you for your consideration of the Johnson-Phelps VFW Banquet Hall. Whether you are planning a wedding, anniversary party, or a retirement dinner, I look forward to making your event a success.Jan Krejci, Banquet Manager

Our large hall can accommodate parties of up to 180 people and our small hall can accommodate parties of up to 70 people. If you would like more information about hosting your next event at our hall, please contact Jan Krejci at (773) 396-6734 or vfwbanquets@att.net.


Below is a sectioned list of our current selections available for our catering service. Buffet's and sit down dinners also include bread and full coffee service. Children between the ages of 4-8 years are half price, up to a limit of 10, under 4 no charge. Youth or high chairs are available. Any items not on normal package must be noted on the contract. Free on-site parking.

All buffet and sit down packages include full service premium bar. No Sales tax and a 9.5% service charge.

Please click the tabs below to see the Menu's selections.

  • Sirloin of Beef (Sit Downs Only)
  • Italian Beef Natural Au Jus (Buffets Only)
  • Italian Beef Sliced Thin with Heavy Gravy (Buffets Only)
  • Fried Chicken
  • Baked Chicken
  • Polish Sausage with Sauerkraut
  • Italian Sausage
  • Ham Hot or Cold
  • Roast Pork
  • Whipped Potatoes and Gravy
  • Vesuvio Potatoes
  • Cheese Ravioli
  • Fettuccine Alfredo
  • Mostaccioli
  • Italian Style Green Beans
  • Bowtie Pasta with Broccoli
  • Kernel Corn
  • Peas & Carrots
  • Candied Carrots
  • Baked Beans
  • Potato Salad
  • Macaroni Salad
  • Creamy Cole Slaw
  • House Tossed Salad
  • Pasta Salad (Rotini, Grated Cheese, Black Olives Vinaigrette Sauce)
  • Canadian Club
  • V.O.
  • Seagram's 7
  • Early Times Whiskey
  • Jim Beam Whiskey
  • Smirnoff Vodka
  • Seagram's Gin
  • Tequila
  • Carolyn's Irish Cream
  • Bacardi Rum
  • Captain Morgan Rum
  • J & B Scotch
  • Southern Comfort
  • Christian Bros. Brandy, Apricot, Amaretto, Peach Brandy
  • Chardonnay, Merlot, and White Zinfandel Wine
  • Diet and Regular Soda, orange, pineapple, and cranberry juice
  • Blended and Cream Drinks
  • Miller Lite and Miller High Life on Tap
  • Bottled Beer can be obtained at an additional cost at contract signing


The tables will be set with china, stainless silverware, cloth napkins, and water goblets. The waitress will bring food to the tables in bowls and platters. Guest tables are round with white linen table clothes, head table is eight foot straight table with linen cloths and skirted.

For weddings, the renter is permitted to decorate the table in accordance with the contract. All table decorations must be approved by the Banquet Chairman when final arrangements are made. On Friday between the hours of 8-11:30AM, if you bring in your seating cards in alphabetical order by last name, we will place them out for you, all other decorations are your responsibility.

Anything not on the package can be obtained at an additional fee. A champagne fountain can be obtained for a two hour period for $250. Bartenders reserve the right to card patrons. Bottle beer can be obtained at an additional price (lounge price per bottle), must be prearranged at contract signing.


The Buffet package consists of heavy duty plastic coated plates, napkins, utensils, coffee, and tea. The waitress will help serve the food as the guests go through the buffet line. Food will be served for a one hour period only, guests can help themselves to seconds. NO FOOD CAN BE BROUGHT INTO OR TAKEN OUT OF THE BANQUET HALLS. YOU CAN SUPPLY ANY DESSERT. Guest tables are round with white linen tablecloths. A skirted cake, gift, and DJ table are available if needed.


For Rental information please contact Jan Krejci at 708-423-5220 (mornings) or 773-396-6734 (afternoons).