Caterer in Washington, DC
The Occasions staff continues to delight their clients with the individual attention and creativity one expects when hosting an intimate dinner party, even when they are called upon to create bigger and more complex events. Focusing on the details starts with our seasoned and knowledgeable sales and support team. They understand that from the very 1st inquiry, Occasions huge resources of knowledge and creativity are to be utilized to insure the success of your event.
read moreSince 1986, Occasions Caterers has worked closely with our clients to create remarkable events. We have grown in size but maintain a boutique approach to full-service catering with a focus on custom menus, creative dcor, expert planning and gracious service. We craft experiences through food, design and hospitality to reflect your unique style, taste and vision. With over thirty years of experience, we have an unmatched scope of knowledge, resources and relationships to produce events that exceed expectation and delight in every way.
Making a Difference
read moreAt Occasions, we are committed to environmental responsibility during our events and in our day-to-day operations. We believe in creating events using environmentally sound practices. As part of that ongoing commitment, Occasions works closely with The Green Restaurant Association, a national environmental organization, to implement eco-friendly, on-site practices. In 2008, Occasions was recognized as the nation's first Certified Green Restaurant Caterer. This is a designation that has become a standard for the catering industry.
read moreOur teams of experts areknowledgeablein all aspects of planning because at Occasions, we don't just cater food. We cater experiences. We are inspired by the small things. The little details that come together tomake abig, lastingimpression — the just-rightbalanceof seasonal flavors, the perfect place setting and all the nuances that will set the perfect tone. As a full-service caterer, we specialize in creating special events for both private and corporate clients. Our event consultantsare not only experts in food and entertaining, but they have the ability to turn any moment into a special occasion.
read moreWe are current. We have always embraced an "un-catered" approach to food, one which honors fine ingredients and creative execution. The goal is to listen to each client and provide a distinctive menu that's prepared and presented in a way to delight and inspire. In an environment of ever-changing service styles and food trends, Occasions stays on the forefront with one thing in mind: a memorable food experience. We are innovators. Recipes for 5 to 5,000 guests are developed, not copied. Our Research and Development Team first considers each new dish with the question, "What brings about the best flavor, texture and appearance?"
read moreWe will turn your unique vision into the event you've always dreamed of — an event where your guests will never want to leave. We will work together and as we get to know your personal style, we will customize a menu and design a proposal that's tailored just for you. As a full service catering firm, our talented and seasoned team of wedding consultants, on-site supervisors, chefs and waiters are at your service. In addition, we can recommend other trusted event partnersto assist with the special day.
read moreBao Buns make people happy! Bao Buns filled with two kinds of porkmake people Double Happy! We glaze thepork loin with a traditional Char Siu Chinese barbecue sauce scented with orange, star anise and cinnamon, then smokeand oven-roast it. The loin is partnered with an unctuous pork belly that is slowly braised until fall-apart-tender with sherry, soy and ginger. Our chef finishesour ‘Double Happiness'Bao Buns with a crisp slaw of lightly pickled kohlrabi, goldenbeet, cucumber, watermelon radish, green cabbage and bean sproutsand acreamy and spicy Gochujang chili mayonnaise.
read moreThe perfect event requires the perfect venue. Occasions Caterers is proud of its affiliation with every major museum, historic home, and rental facility in the region. Our account executives will gladly evaluate a client's needs, make recommendations, and coordinate the arrangements for securing any of the sites listed.