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Colette鈥檚 Catering & Events is a full-service caterer based in Orange County that serves the greater Southern California area. Their hand-crafted, locally-sourced and creative cuisine puts a delicious twist on traditional dishes. Started in 1992 by Colette Coffman as a one-woman operation, Colette鈥檚 Catering & Events has grown to meet customer demand with mouthwatering food and impeccable service. Their passion for food, people and celebrations will create a memorable experience for everyone at the table.

Cuisine
Colette鈥檚 Catering & Events offers innovative, seasonally-inspired and beautifully prepared dishes. Their menus excel in serving up a creative twist to classic entrees. Colette鈥檚 Catering & Events will use their knowledge of the latest trends in exceptional cuisine and their passion for food to help bring your wedding day vision to life.

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The safety and well-being of our guests and staff is our top priority while creating a memorable event experience. Colette's Catering has implemented strategies to encourage behaviors that reduce the spread of COVID-19 amongst our staff, vendors and guests. We are continually updating our safety measures and protocols to ensure we are in accordance with government and official health agencies current recommendations.

  • LGBTQ+-owned
  • Woman-owned
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the average catering price per person for plated service?

$90

What is the average catering price per person for buffet service?

$78

What is the average catering price per person for stations?

$50

What is the average catering price per person for hors d'oeuvres?

$12

Which of the following are included in the cost of your full service wedding catering?

Delivery
Set Up
Clean Up
Cake
Cake Cutting
Dessert
Cocktail Reception
Server(s)
Tastings
Chairs
Tables
China
Linens
Flatware
Glassware

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$19

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

Open Bar
House Beer
Specialty Beer
House Wine
Champagne Toast

What event services do you provide?

Delivery
Set Up
Clean Up

What catering services do you provide?

Breakfast / Brunch
Buffet
Cake Cutting
Cocktail Reception
Custom Menu
Hors d'oeuvres
Plated
Server(s)
Stations
Tastings

What types of cuisine do you cater?

African
American
Asian
BBQ
Caribbean
French
German
Greek
Indian
Italian
Latin American
Local
Mediterranean
Mexican
Middle Eastern
Seafood
Southern
Spanish

What dietary needs can you accommodate?

Gluten Free
Lactose Free
Halal
Kosher
Nut Free
Organic
Vegan
Vegetarian

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Open Bar
Champagne Toast
Signature Drink

Which of the following items can you provide?

Chairs
Tables

Which of the following items can you provide?

Barware
China
Chocolate Fountain
Flatware
Glassware
Linens
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Olivia Married on 11/10/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Great Food and Drinks!

We hired Colette's when we had our wedding at The Muckenthaler Mansion since they are the exclusive caterer to the venue. We worked mostly with Sara, who was absolutely wonderful and was able to answer any questions we had. We wanted brunch for dinner at our wedding, and worked with her to make a menu for our tasting. At our tasting, we worked with Duane. It was so hard to pick what we wanted because everything was so delicious! On our wedding day, we unfortunately had food poisoning from my mother-in-law's cooking, so we didn't get to taste the food. However, our guests raved about how delicious the food was, how great the open bar was, and the staff. I would definitely hire Colette's again since they were such a joy to work with.
Megan
Megan Married on 12/15/2018
5 out of 5 rating

Attentive and delicious

They were attentive to us and our guests and the food was delicious!
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Tiffany Married on 08/19/2017
5 out of 5 rating
We had 6 months to plan the wedding and the first and most important decision was the venue. After visiting many locations in OC and LA, we chose Colette's Catering and the Muckenthaler. Without a doubt, we know we made the best decision for us. The location was ideal - as it was central for our guests from all over Southern CA - (IE, OC, and LA). The venue itself is classic, beautiful and incredibly versatile. Its a true "all-in-one" venue to hold different wedding events, we moved our guests seamlessly to each new area - from the ceremony, cocktail hour, reception, to dancing. Also, my favorite, was working with Duane and his team. He was incredibly responsive, friendly, warm, and efficient - he has a ton of experience and made the usually stressful process, much more easier for us. He was accommodating to many of my requests and I was impressed that he replied to my emails personally and in a timely manner. Last, but not least - THE FOOD! It really was so delicious. Our guests enjoyed it all- I received compliments from the cake, the steak, the veggie sides, even the salad dressing! OH and the bartenders were amazing. They were incredibly generous and kept the drinks flowing, which made for a very festive time indeed! Overall, we had a great time working with Duane and his team. From the beautiful venue, the professionalism, the flexibility, and quality service and food, we are so thankful that we chose the Muckenthaler.
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9 Endorsements
F锚te The Venue F锚te The Venue Banquet Halls

Presentation and quality are always on point when working with Colette's Catering & Events. Their creative staff are fun to work with and provide top knotch customer service!

Sugar Branch Events Sugar Branch Events Wedding Planners

We were able to secure Colette's for a holiday that no other caterers were working! The client was extremely happy with their food and service and would love to work with Colette's again. We were pleased with their pricing and menu options.

A Non-Denominational Ceremony A Non-Denominational Ceremony Wedding Officiants

Colette's Catering is professional, relaxed, experienced and delicious! i have worked with them repeatedly at Muckenthaler Cultural Centre and even on a yacht in Newport. They will adapt their approach to fit clients' needs...even when it comes to dietary restrictions such as vegetarian/vegan requests. What more can i say about Colette's? They're awesome and a joy to work with.

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