Your Professional Chicago Matchmakers

Your Chicago Professional Matchmakers

Erica is a veteran matchmaker and is responsible for many relationships and marriages. Her hardworking attitude partnered with her caring and kind heart makes her stand out in the dating industry. She genuinely cares about each client, saying she loves hearing success stories, but equally enjoys hearing good feedback. Her favorite part about being a matchmaker is, “talking to amazing people every day. They tell me their life story-it’s incredible!”

Haley’s compassion and determination to find success for her clients is what sets her apart in the matchmaking industry. She’s great at what she does because she has a simple belief: when you find someone to open your heart to everything else in life becomes 10x better; suddenly work is more enjoyable, you see the brighter side of life, and even your health improves! If love has such a complete and positive influence on your life, why wouldn’t you make it a priority? When asked about the favorite part of her job, Haley says, “I love that I get to help people fulfill the most important part of their life. There is no better gift to me than giving my clients something that means so much, something that drastically change their lives for the better.”

Nora has a positive and bubbly personality, making her very approachable and great at making connections. Described as a ‘hopeless romantic’, she is very passionate about what she does and that shines through in the enthusiasm she shows for each of her clients. Her favorite part about being a matchmaker is receiving positive date feedback and she truly believes that love conquers all.

Erika is a matchmaker and dating expert with It’s Just Lunch, a dating service for busy professionals that has been operating in Chicago for 23 years. She has been successful in the dating and matchmaking industry for 4 years and is responsible for countless relationships and marriages. Erika’s advice has been featured in media outlets including FOX 32 Chicago, NBC Chicago, and the Daily Herald.

Stephanie, a self-described ‘hopeless romantic’ and veteran matchmaker, has been responsible for many relationships and marriages over her years in the dating industry. Her experience, outgoing personality and passion for her work make her clients feel comfortable and confident working with her. Stephanie’s favorite part of her job is working to get her clients in front of people they wouldn’t normally cross paths with.

Jenna’s compassionate and confident attitude, along with her intuition and passion for people make her very successful in the matchmaking industry. She truly cares about each of her clients and knows that matchmaking isn’t an exact science—it’s a process and a feeling! Jenna looks beyond what her clients are looking for on paper and has an intuitive ability to match people on all of their dynamic qualities.

Jorrie has been in the business of bringing two people together for nearly a decade. She has a simple vision: to connect two people that would never have the opportunity to meet on their own. Jorrie understands that working in such a key, trusted position is a responsibility and she takes it very seriously. “Never settle when it comes to matters of the heart” and when it comes to our client’s, she never does.

What a Matchmaker Does
Our professional matchmakers are genuinely interested in understanding you and finding out what kind of person you are looking for. They guide you through an in-depth interview and find out everything about you: your likes, dislikes, what’s worked for you in the past and what hasn’t. They are personally invested in you, understanding that you are an individual with individual dating and relationship goals. We are old fashioned—our matchmakers hand select each and every match specifically for you based on your preferences.

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IJL Dating Facts
  • 17%: The chance of liking a date set up by a friend.

  • 11: The number of single friends the average 27 year old has.

  • Top cuisine choices for a first date: 46% Italian, 19% Steakhouse, 16% Japanese, 11% Mexican, 8% French

  • 110 Million: The number of single adults in the United States.

  • Baseball games: A great place to meet men says 74% of single women.

  • 76% of Men: Prefer brunettes over blondes.

  • 43% of Singles: Have Googled someone on the internet before their date.

  • 76% of Men: Prefer brunettes over blondes.

  • Top Conversation Killers: Past relationships—49%, dieting or body image—21%, politics—15% and marriage—15%

  • Wednesday: The best day for a first date according to 41% of singles.


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