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!”

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.

Lauren is an incredibly passionate and honest person making her a great fit for the matchmaking industry. She is a self-described ‘hopeless romantic’ and truly believes that everyone has a soul mate and would love to help you find yours! Her warm personality allows her clients to open up to her so she gets to know them on a personal level, having a more in-depth understanding of her clients and what they are looking for.

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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