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15 Catering Companies in Los Angeles to Satiate Your Palate

The most meaningful moments of a celebration often center around good food and drink. Whether you are toasting to a new couple or cutting into that first slice of birthday cake, the art of wining and dining is central. These 15 catering companies in Los Angeles know that life (and delicious cuisine) is always worth celebrating. From flaming cocktails to passed appetizers, these caterers promise to elevate your celebration with the finest and most buzzed about cuisine in Los Angeles.  

In alphabetical order.

24 Carrots Catering and Events

pink Poke fish served on black plates

photographer: Villa Visuals

This family-owned company, in addition to being a proud member of Chefs to End Hunger, creates inspired catering that perfects the art of plating. 

24 Carrots Catering and Events

Costa Mesa, CA

Carmelized Productions

cheese and charcuterie spread

photo courtesy of Carmelized Productions

This full-service catering company believes in delivering restaurant-level service, whether it’s for an intimate dinner party or large-scale gala.

Carmelized Productions

Los Angeles, CA

Colette’s Catering & Events

seafood stew

photo courtesy of Colette’s Catering & Events

Serving seasonally-inspired, handcrafted menus, Colette’s Catering & Events delights in innovation and adding twists to classic favorites.

Colette’s Catering & Events

Fullerton, CA

Contemporary Catering and Event Production

small bites served on seashell plate

photographer: Jenny Quicksall Photography

With a commitment to sourcing sustainable meat and poultry from local ranches, as well as utilizing local and organic produce, Contemporary Catering eschews pre-set menus for a custom dining experience.

Contemporary Catering and Event Production

Los Angeles, CA

The Copper Key Catering & Events

hot-pink small bites served on black, marbled cutting board

photographer: Roman Udalov

This full-service event planning and production company specializes in modern classic cuisine and innovative beverages that satisfy the creative at heart.

The Copper Key Catering & Events

Los Angeles, CA

Curtis Stone Events

rainbow sushi surrounded by florals

photo courtesy of Curtis Stone Events

Known for their elevated cocktail program and Asador animal roasting, Curtis Stone Events curates every menu to fit the specific needs of each celebration.

Curtis Stone Events

Los Angeles, CA

Haute Chefs LA

artfully-plated salad dish

photographer: Justin Coit

Led by James Beard nominated Chef Nimer, Haute Chefs believes “great food experiences” combine exquisite taste with artful presentation.

Haute Chefs LA

Los Angeles, CA

Heirloom LA

charcuterie spreads

photographer: Steve Steinhardt Photography

With a commitment to ethically-sourced ingredients and environmentally-friendly practices, Heirloom LA supports small, local farms and community outreach.

Heirloom LA

Los Angeles, CA

Good Gracious! Events

artfully-plated dish with XO spelled out in sauce

photographer: Aurelia D’Amore Photography

Good Gracious! Events is guided by the principles of reinvention, renewal, and rethinking — with a focus on fun and passion.

Good Gracious! Events

Los Angeles, CA

Julie Simon Cakes

sugar magnolia wedding cake

photographer: JAFFE, INC.

Julie Simon Cakes creates one-of-a-kind, artistic cakes that make us want to take out our cameras (and sketchbooks). 

Julie Simon Cakes

Los Angeles, CA

The Kitchen For Exploring Foods

watermelon and feta bites

photographer: Eugene Lee

Combining locally-sourced produce and hard-to-find specialty brands, The Kitchen For Exploring Foods creates visually-stunning menus of superb quality.

The Kitchen For Exploring Foods

Pasadena, CA

Patina Catering

dumpling bites on black tear drop spoons

photo courtesy of Patina Catering

In addition to being the exclusive caterer for both the Creative Arts Ball and the Emmy® Awards Governor’s Ball, this award-winning company offers exclusive landmark locations and in-home catering.

Patina Catering

Los Angeles, CA

Scarlette Bartending

floral-infused ice spheres

photographer: Brian Leahy Photography

From molecular mixology to house-made infusions, Scarlette Bartending creates innovative beverages and imaginative presentations that will have your guests talking long after the party ends.

Scarlette Bartending

Los Angeles, CA

Sourced Craft Cocktails

eight champagne glasses filled with rosé.

photographer: Kiss Me For Eternity

Sourced Craft Cocktails literally sources your entire beverage package, from the physical bar to homemade syrups, creating a seamless, high-end craft cocktail experience.

Sourced Craft Cocktails

Los Angeles, CA

Très LA Catering

charcuterie spread surrounded by white blooms

photographer: Max Tepper

For Très LA Group, a focus on the details means homemade ice cream and sea salt on every table — in addition to first-class service and collaborative menus.

Très LA Catering

Los Angeles

Wolfgang Puck Catering – Los Angeles

server holding tray of artfully-plated cuisine

photo courtesy of Wolfgang Puck Catering – Los Angeles

World-class chefs, fresh ingredients, and creative food presentation make this award-winning company a household name across the country. With such delectable cuisine, it is no surprise that they are the exclusive caterers for the Oscars Governor’s Ball for 25 years running.

Wolfgang Puck Catering – Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA