Carlyn Berghoff McClure, CEO of the Berghoff Catering & Restaurant Group, is the fourth generation to continue the Berghoff legacy of serving great food and entertaining guests. She is an author, a chef and restaurateur, a caterer, and a wife and mother. She is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America and now operates out of Chicago's century-old Berghoff building, her base for off-premise catering. She also runs the restaurant, the bar, and the historic café, and she is the coauthor of "The Berghoff Family Cookbook". She has been married for fifteen years to Jim McClure, and the couple has two daughters and a son.
Carlyn Berghoff graduated from the Culinary Institute of America and is the founder of Artistic Events, Chicago's premier event-planning company. Jan Berghoff is the wife and business partner of third-generation proprietor Herman Berghoff. The Berghoffs live in Chicago, Illinois. Writer Nancy Ross Ryan was the founding culinary editor of Plate magazine and operates a consulting company, Fresh Food Writing, in Chicago.