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What Rocks: Top 3 Rockford-area caterers as voted on by readers

Chris Green
Rockford Register Star

The 2023 winner of Best Caterer/Catering Company in the Rockford area has been a neighborhood corner store for decades on Rockford's northwest side.

Here are the three best caterers in the Rockford area selected by Rockford Register Star readers for the 2023 What Rocks Community's Choice Awards.

Winner: Pinnon

Pinnon Meat Market, locally owned and operated, specializes in fine meats, seafood, deli and bakery to go along with an award-winning catering service. The meat market also is known for their customer service just as much as they are for their foods as they routinely share favorite recipes, suggest cooking tips or recommend homemade entrees or baked goods.

Location:2324 N. Court St.

Phone:815-962-0131

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Finalist: ABC Catering

Location:1355 S. Alpine Road

Phone:815-316-3016

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Finalist: Lino's

Location:5611 E. State St.

Phone:

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Thecelebrates the best businesses and organizations in the Rockford area each year.

Rockford Register Star readers vote at rrstar.com in more than 140 categories for their favorites from bakeries and barbecue joints to banks and barbershops.

Nominations opened June 3. Voting takes place in August. Winners will be announced at an awards gala Nov. 7 and shared with readers online at rrstar.com and in a special section recognizing winners and finalists in print.

Chris Green is a Rockford Register Star general assignment reporter. He can be reached at 815-987-1241, via email atcgreen@rrstar.com, and X.