About Us

Our mission is to provide our customers with the finest and highest quality catered food and beverage along with the most efficient, courteous, and professional service and have fun doing it while at the same time, earn a fair and reasonable profit on our time, effort, and investment.


“Striving for Excellence for 28 years & beyond”

  • David Jimenez | President

    David Jimenez is a Colombian born United States citizen and an owner of Michaels’ Catering. He has been involved in various aspects of customer and food service in Champaign for over twenty years.  His charming personality makes a perfect match for the hospitality industry.  David is full of charisma and event knowledge is well known and highly appreciated by his clients. David and his wife have three children. The family is very involved in school and community activities.

  • Stephen Kovachevich | President

    Stephen Kovachevich started with Michaels’ Catering in 1992 while completing his Restaurant Management degree from the University of Illinois.  As an owner, he is highly interested in staying ahead of the food trends while keeping the old standards available. Stephen has spent time in Chicago learning and understanding the needs of large scale catering as well as upscale small gatherings. He is very passionate about food and is enthusiastic about other people enjoying it. Stephen’s goal is to exceed your expectations for your dining experiences.