Social & Special Event Catering

Culinary Presentations to Enhance Your Guest Experience!

Let's Take Your Guests on a Culinary Journey!

Let’s give your guests something to talk about with our fresh and flavorful culinary delights all innovatively and creatively presented!  As a full service and multi award-winning caterer, we love what we do and would love to create a wonderful guest experience for you!

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Best Arizona Catered Event Winner

“One cannot think well, love well and sleep well if one has not dined well.” 
Virginia Woolf

As a multi-award winning caterer, including Best Arizona Catered Event Winner (2x), we are honored to be considered for partnering for your celebration or event! Whether it is an intimate high-end dinner party, appetizers for wine pairing, brunch, rehearsal dinner, a milestone celebration or whatever special occasion you have in mind, your vision will come to life! Straight to the Plate Catering has developed distinct methods of service through our own brand of Culinary Amusement.

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What is Culinary Amusement?

It’s the use of creative culinary presentations designed specifically to enhance the event to give your guests the ultimate guest experience. We’ll produce a unique and creative atmosphere for your event. You’ll love our strolling Passed Bites or our Beautiful Buffet Tablescapes.

What about considering fun and entertaining performance stations, or a formal seated dinner experience or just about anything you imagine?

On the following pages is a little taste of what we bring to your event with sample menus and some options to enhance your guest experience.

We have you covered… but, you bring the guests!

Fresh Donuts

Your guests will LOVE the smell and taste of fresh donuts! Compliment the fresh donuts with fresh fruit or maybe add a drizzle of caramel, raspberry or chocolate sauce for the ultimate indulgence!

We love Action Stations and your guests will too! This is a very popular, fun and entertaining way for our chefs to prepare foods in front of the guests! Depending on the type of experience and the guest count, you can have as many action stations as you desire and they are enjoyed throughout the event! This is a newer concept than the other styles, and this is how it works. Say you may want a Street Taco Station for 200. (By the way, this is an awesome choice and a great representation of the Southwest!) If this is the case, you may want 3 Street Taco Stations set up strategically throughout the venue to accommodate all guests timely. Guests will see our chefs warming tortillas on the grill in front of them, adding their choice of protein and then the guests go to the topping bar and select their favorite toppings to make their ultimate street tacos!! Sounds like fun doesn’t it!! Let’s say you want to add another station in addition to the Street Taco Station! That’s Great! Maybe add a Build-Your-Own Pasta Station or Slider Station! Guests will enjoy the culinary delights from one station, maybe get a beverage and sit down to enjoy their crafted Street Tacos. A little bit later the guests may want to go back to the Street Taco Station or try another station. The possibilities of stations are almost endless!

Let’s create a great menu and event together

As a multi-award winning caterer, including Best Arizona Catered Event Winner (2x), we are honored to be considered for partnering for your corporate event!

Kudos from our Clients

“BETH!!! & the entire Straight to the Plate Team: WOW… you guys knocked it OUT OF THE PARK! So many compliments as folks were leaving and compliments keep coming in this morning. Thank you!” Andrea Tyler Evans, Frontdoors Media, organizer of the Society of Chairs charity gala – April, 2021

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