Congratulations to all our CATIE Award Finalists!

2019 Finalists

Best Action Station
Catering by Michaels, “Duck Fat Fried Chicken”
Culinary Capers Catering and Special Events, “Beachside Paella Station”
LUX Catering and Events, “Artisan Flatbread”
Best Barbeque or Picnic Menu
Blue Plate, “Le Diner en Blanc”
Culinary Crafts, “Backyard Barbeque Soiree”
Curtis Stone Events, “The Butcher’s Dinner”

Best Buffet Presentation & Menu
Butler’s Pantry, “40th Birthday”
Catering by Michaels, “Black Creativity Gala”
Vicky Crease Catering, “Atelier Fleur”
Best Celebration Cake
Blue Plate, “Watercolor-Style Wedding Cake”
LUX Catering and Events, “Ivory Lace Wedding Cake”
Peppers Fine Catering, “Harry Plopper Birthday Cake”
Best Dessert
Empyrean Events and Catering, “Imprint”
LUX Catering and Events, “Cinnamon Pumpkin Cronut”
LUX Catering and Events, “Mangé Trois Fraise”
Best Food Trend Incorporation
Culinary Crafts, “Siphon Pot Cocktails”
Culinary Crafts, “Savory Macarons”
The Forum Company, “Scoop of the Day”
Best Hors d’oeuvre
24 Carrots, “Foie Gras Uncrustable”
Blue Plate, “Seared Ahi Tuna with Hollandaise Dippin’ Dots”
Culinary Crafts, “Savory Macaron”
Best Main Course Plate Presentation
Culinary Crafts, “Delicacies from the Sea”
Culinary Crafts, “Dry-aged, Mesquite grilled, Wagyu Tomahawk Ribeye”
Empyrean Events and Catering, “Absence of Color”
Best Plated Menu
Culinary Crafts, “Backyard Summer Soiree”
Empyrean Events and Catering, “Masquerading”
The Ginger Grape, “Nelson Mandela Centenary Gala Dinner
Best Tablescape Design
LUX Catering and Events, “A Full Mountain Soiree”
Vicky Crease Catering, “Benvenuto Capri”
Vicky Crease Catering, “Infinite Love”
Signature Caterer for Best Wedding
CT Wedding Group, “Wedding Day Dreams Become a Rustic Elegant Reality”
Empyrean Events and Catering, “Up in the Tree Tops”
Vicky Crease Catering, “Pure White Equestrian Dreams”
Signature Caterer for Best Multiple Day Event
24 Carrots, “Three Days Executive Summit”
Catering by Michaels, “CGI University”
Vicky Crease Catering, “Colour Splash”
Innovative Mixology
Culinary Crafts, “Pea Blossom Siphon Cocktail”
Culinary Crafts, “Leather Aged Cocktail”
Empyrean Events & Catering, “Laced Libation”
Signature Caterer for Best Event
Catering by Michaels, “The Columbian Ball”
Empyrean Events and Catering, “PACE Yourself”
Toque Catering Inc., “A Night to Remember”
Chef of the Year
Marissa Delgado, Artisan by Santa Barbara Catering
Nicholas Weber, 24 Carrots
Caterer of the Year
24 Carrots
Forte Belanger
Schaffer

 


2018 Finalists

Best Barbeque or Picnic Menu
Catering by Michael's, Inc.
Partyman Catering
Vicky Crease Catering

Best Buffet Presentation & Menu
A Taste of Elegance Catering
Catering by Michael's, Inc.
John Serock Catering

Best Celebration Cake
Added Touch Catering
LUX Catering and Events
Peppers Artful Events

Best Dessert
Conrad Indianapolis
LUX Catering and Events (Utah Beehive Cake)
Lux Catering and Events (White Chocolate Pearl)
Best Hors d'oeuvre
Blue Plate
Culinary Crafts
Daniel et Daniel
Best Main Course Plate Presentation
Catering by Michael's, Inc.
Conrad Indianapolis
Culinary Crafts

Best Plated Menu
Culinary Capers
Culinary Crafts
Daniel et Daniel

Best Food Trend Incorporation
Catering by Design (CO)
Daniel et Daniel
Vicky Crease Catering
Best Table Scape Design
A Joy Wallace Catering (Classic with a Twist)
A Joy Wallace Catering (Miami HEAT Charitable Gala)
LUX Catering and Events
Signature Caterer for Best Wedding
A Taste of Elegance Catering
By Word of Mouth
LUX Catering and Events
Signature Caterer for Best Multiple Day Event
Catering by Design (CO)
Footers Catering
Santa Barbara Catering
Innovative Mixology
Culinary Crafts (Barrel-Aged Craft Cocktails)
Culinary Crafts (Smoked Craft Cocktails)
Vicky Crease Catering

Signature Caterer for Best Event
Footers Catering
Great Events Catering
Vicky Crease Catering

Chef of the Year
Jimmy Olang, 24 Carrots
Caterer of the Year
24 Carrots
Aspen Pointe Catering
Schaffer
 

 


 2017 Winners

Best Barbeque or Picnic Menu
By Word of Mouth Catering
Purple Onion Catering Company
Vicky Crease Catering and Events
Best Buffet Presentation & Menu 
Good Gracious! Events
Mintahoe Catering & Events
LUX Catering and Events
Best Celebration Cake

Culinary Capers Catering & Special Events
Culinary Crafts
Purple Onion Catering Company

Best Dessert
A Joy Wallace Catering
Blue Plate
Empyrean Events and Catering
Best Hors d'oeuvre
Catering by Design (CO)
Culinary Crafts
Cutting Edge Creative Events
Best Main Course Plate Presentation 
24 Carrots
Thomas Caterers of Distinction

Best Plated Menu 
By World of Mouth Catering
Culinary Crafts
Epicurean Group
Best Food Trend Incorporation 
Catering by Design (CO)
Cheese Cake Wedding Cake
Sultry Sushi Doughnut
Best Table Scape Design
A Joy Wallace Catering
Culinary Capers Catering and Special Events
Purple Onion Catering Company
Signature Caterer for Best Wedding 
CT Wedding Group
Thomas Caterers of Distinction
Vicky Crease Catering
Signature Caterer for Best Multiple Day Event
Footers Catering
Good Gracious! Events
Vicky Crease Catering
 Innovative Mixology
Thomas Caterers of Distinction (Cherry Bomb)
Thomas Caterers of Distinction (Mixology Vapors)
Thomas Caterers of Distinction (Spray Goodbye)
Signature Caterer for Best Event
Catering by Design (CO)
Purple Onion Catering Company
The Painted Table
Chef of the Year
Keith Lord, The Wild Thyme Company
Rach Teipen, Thomas Caterers of Distinction
Caterer of the Year
AspenPointe
24 Carrots Catering & Events
Marcia Selden Catering & Events
 

 


 2016 Winners

Best Barbeque or Picnic Menu
24 Carrots
Culinary Crafts
PR Creative Caterers
Best Buffet Presentation & Menu
A Taste of Elegance Catering & Events
Catering Creations (NE)
Vicky Crease Catering
Best Celebration Cake
Purple Onion Catering
Best Dessert
Daniel et Daniel
The Forum Company
LeCroissant Catering & Events
Best Hors d'oeuvre
Catering by Michael's, Inc.
Daniel et Daniel
Thomas Caterers of Distinction
Best Main Course Plate Presentation
Catering by Design (CO)
LeCroissant Catering & Events
PR Creative Caterers
Best Plated Menu
By Word of Mouth
Catering by Design (CO)
The JDK Group
Best Food Trend Incorporation
Crave Catering
Catering Creations (NE)
Catering by Michael's, Inc.
Best Table Scape Design 
Al's Catering
By Word of Mouth
LeCroissant Catering & Events

Signature Caterer for Best Wedding
By Word of Mouth
Common Plea Catering
The JDK Group

Signature Caterer for Best Multiple Day Event
Culinary Capers
Catering by Michael's
Vicky Crease Catering
Innovative Mixology
Catering by Design (CO)
Empyrean Events and Catering
Thomas Caterers of Distinction
Signature Caterer for Best Event
By Word of Mouth
Catering by Design (CO)
Zilli Hospitality Group
Chef of the Year
Arno Boshoff, The Forum Company
Robin Selden, Marcia Selden Catering

Caterer of the Year
Marcia Selden Catering
Santa Barbara Catering
Zilli Hospitality Group