Five Star Catering is a catering company based in Watsonville, California. The company has been part of the wedding industry since 1998, catering events in Santa Cruz, Monterey and San Benito Counties. Their team of culinary experts specializes in made from scratch, local, and sustainable cuisine. They feature a number of inclusive wedding packages which take the head ache out of wedding planning and simplify costs. Their professional, experienced catering team assures that each couple will enjoy a stress-free wedding event.
Five Star Catering is all about customizing your menu to fit your vision and budget. We offer buffet style, family style, wandering appetizer, and formal seated service. We love to come up with creative ways to wow your guests.
We believe that wedding food should be FANTASTIC, not just "good for wedding food". We use many local organic ingredients, and make everything from scratch. We encourage you to come for a no charge tasting so that we can work together to create a memorable delicious menu that represents you.
Five Star Catering caters all of Santa Cruz County, most of Monterey County (we do not travel to Big Sur), and most of San Benito County. We do not travel North of Pescadero or to the Los Gatos (unless it's south of the Summit), San Jose, Saratoga areas.
76 Reviews for Five Star Catering
Recommended by 97% of couples
26 User photos
Diana Fitts · Getting married on 07/10/2020
Beyond our expectations!
“No one likes the food at weddings, but yours was actually really delicious.” We heard this over and over again after Five Star catered our wedding. And it was true! Our wedding food rivaled that at expensive restaurants. I’m still craving it. There wasn’t a single dish that missed the mark. Five Star has some very talented chefs.
Not only was the food delicious, but the servers were great as well. They were professional, prompt, and even took special care to make sure that we ate. While everything was served family style, we were at a sweetheart table and they actually took the time to make us heaping plates of delicious food.
They also did a great job with our drinks. Our bar and cocktails were beautiful and kept everyone well “hydrated” :)
If you’re looking for wedding food that your guests will actually rave about, Five Star is the catering team to choose!Sent on 11/14/2019
Kelly R · Married on 10/19/2019
Delicious, professional, and perfect!
We could not have done our wedding without Wendy, Laura, and the whole Five Star catering staff! We changed up our menu a few times and every time the staff was totally flexible and willing to work with us. We went with a mexican family style dinner and it was the perfect amount of class and comfort food and was absolutely DELICIOUS! Wendy was present the entire duration of our wedding and ensured everything was absolutely perfect! We highly recommend utilizing their bartending service as well who were all super professional and delightful. Thank you so much Five Star catering for the delicious food and amazing drinks!Sent on 01/03/2020
Ann Fitts · Married on 10/11/2019
Delicious Food! Wonderful Service! Highly Recommend!
I was the mother of the bride, and we financed the October 2019 wedding at the beautiful Sand Rock Farm in Aptos. The venue has a number of required vendors they work with, and Five Star Catering was one of them. Fortunately, they were fabulous to work with, and we could not have been happier with all that they did on our wedding day. How often do you actually hear people compliment wedding food? We have received so many emails complimenting the food and the staff.
There were delicious passed appetizers and drinks during the cocktail hour and dinner was served family-style at round tables. It was perfect!
When I had questions and concerns prior to the wedding, Wendy in the office, was quick to reply and so helpful.
They even thoughtfully packaged up the leftovers for the couple as they missed much of the dinner during the sunset photo session.
We could not be happier with Five Star Catering. Thank you for making our day so special!Sent on 11/10/2019
Very professional, and always excellent service. Love working with them!
Great catering services with local, fresh cuisine - the best!
Five Star Catering is incredible to work with. They are responsive, courteous and great team players. The entire staff works really hard to create seamless transitions throughout the event. (I appreciated how they were always one step ahead of me on the last event we worked together!) From planning meetings before the event all the way through cleanup after the event was over, I was impressed by the professionalism and great attitude shown by everyone involved...of course the food was excellent as well :) Overall, Five Star Catering delivered what they promised, offering an incredible value for the food and service provided. I highly recommend Five Star Catering!