Culinary Concerts, Inc.

51 Boston Post Rd, Madison, CT 06443 Map · Phone number
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About Culinary Concerts, Inc.

Getting to know us…

Growing up with Italian grandparents, it was a ritual for "Nonnie" to ask, G'eat? Which translated means "Did you eat"?

Oh yes,...and eat we did! Manicotti, chicken soup with her hand-cut pasta squares, eggplant parmesan, lasgana, and occasionally spaghetti with crabs.

To show my appreciation, I once gave her a lasgana spatula for Christmas. No box or bow, just wrapped it "as-was". Everyone knew! I was ten years old.

Fifty years later, my vanity license plate on my sporty car reads "NO*ZITI"...yes, Mary Carrano would be proud of me...:-)

Today, I say, "Keep it Simple! It's not the Last Supper! Your guests will eat again!" And that's where I come in with 30+ years of experience cooking for friends, old and new.

Wedding food? Hmmm....sounds unappetizing. I say let's feast on whatever moves us. Let's exchange ideas and craft a wedding menu as unique as you!

Most important in my play book: The bill of fare must be disctintively delicious!

I chef on all of our events. We cater to all the details of event-planning.

We look forward to hearing from you!


CHEERS!


Chris Bracken

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56 Reviews for Culinary Concerts, Inc.

Recommended by 94% of couples


4.7 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.8
  • Professionalism 4.8
  • Flexibility 4.7
  • Value 4.7
  • Average response time 4.6
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  • Bo Dixon.

    Bo Dixon. · Getting married on 12/10/2019

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Best food and service

    CC completely delivered everything we asked for. Tasty, awesome food, good service and they price was less for more than other caterers. We could not have been happier. The desserts were sinfully delicious!!!:)

    Sent on 10/15/2019
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    Grace · Married on 10/06/2018

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    highly recommend!

    It was a pleasure working with Chris and his team. From the tasting to the wedding day, we were truly impressed with his culinary creations. Several guests came up to us throughout the night and were raving about the food too! Chris was very flexible in working with our budget and providing us many options, we ending up opting with a "stations" style menu that truly captured some of our absolute favorite foods! Not only is Chris a character, but his team is extremely nice and helpful as well. The day of our wedding we were running late and there was a real crunch to get the flowers and decorations set up--Chris' team jumped in and helped seamlessly to make everything perfect. Would definitely recommend, especially to those getting married at Eolia...he was an expert and gave us some great advice about the flow of the venue and setup.

    Sent on 10/31/2018
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    Nina · Married on 08/25/2018

    5.0
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    HIGHLY recommend Chris from Culinary Concerts! We would've given more stars if it were possible on here! Chris is an amazing caterer who will get the job DONE at your wedding. He worked with us to make a menu that 100% defined our preferences as a couple. He made great suggestions and his food is so delicious! People are still talking about the meal at our wedding! We booked Chris pretty quickly because he really works with couples to make sure that the menu is not the typically steak, fish, vegetarian option sort of thing. We had 2 meetings with him where we tried his food (which is just so good!). We decided to go with a sit down dinner with restaurant style ordering. The options were a veggie burger and chicken kebobs, which is not traditional wedding food. The portions were fairly large and each entree had a couple of side dishes on the plate. The cake we got was White Chocolate and it was so moist and our guests loved it. We also had a gelato bar and donuts. Honestly, it makes us a little sad that our wedding is over because we will miss our relationship with Chris and his amazing team and food!!! HIGHLY recommend! You will not regret it!

    Sent on 09/13/2018

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Culinary Concerts, Inc. FAQ

  • What is the average catering price per person for plated service? $ 125.00
  • What is the average catering price per person for buffet service? $ 95.00
  • What is the average catering price per person for stations? $ 115.00
  • What is the average catering price per person for hors d'oeuvres? $ 50.00
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of your full service wedding catering? Delivery, Set Up, Cake, Cake Cutting, Dessert, Server(s), Tastings, Tables, China, Linens, Flatware, Glassware
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service? $ 25.00
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service? Bartender(s), Limited Bar, Open Bar, House Beer, Specialty Beer, House Wine, Specialty Wine, Champagne Toast, House Liquor, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink
  • What event services do you provide? Delivery, Set Up, Clean Up
  • What catering services do you provide? Buffet, Cake, Cake Cutting, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Family Style, French Service, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings
  • What types of cuisine do you cater? African, American, Asian, British, Cajun, Caribbean, Chinese, Ethiopian, French, German, Indian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin American, Local, Mediterranean, Mexican, Middle Eastern, Sandwiches, Seafood, Southern, Southwestern, Spanish, Thai, Vietnamese
  • What dietary needs can you accommodate? Gluten Free, Lactose Free, No Pork, Kosher, Nut Free, Organic, Vegan, Vegetarian
  • What bar services do you provide? Liquor License, Bartender(s), Open Bar, House Beer, Specialty Beer, House Wine, Specialty Wine, Champagne Toast, House Liquor, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink
  • Which of the following items can you provide? Chairs, Tables
  • Which of the following items can you provide? Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

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  • 51 Boston Post Rd Madison, 06443 See on map
    2032450184 (22) (Phone number)

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