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.
Recommended by 97% of couples
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Katie · Married on 10/13/2018
Five Star catered our wedding at the Memory Garden in Monterey a few weeks ago, and everything was amazing from start to finish! We initially liked that Five Star offered us a tasting before we signed a contract with them (the other preferred caterers for our venue would only let us do tastings if we booked them first, which was confusing to me... I wouldn't want book a caterer without trying their food!), and everything at the tasting impressed us. Laura was great to work with, incredibly responsive and accommodating of a variety of guest allergies and preferences. So many people told us that the food was delicious, especially the ceviche, potatoes au gratin, and tri tip. The buffet and tables were also beautifully presented. Working with Five Star was a dream, and we'd enthusiastically recommend them to anyone for any event!
Leslie · Married on 10/06/2018
Working with 5 Star Catering could not have been better.! They are extremely professional, helpful and knowledgeable. Both the rehearsal dinner and wedding luncheon were beautifully presented and well- staffed. Many guests commented on the delicious food. We could not have been happier with 5 Star Catering, and would highly recommend them for any future events. They are simply "the best" in the Capitola, Santa Cruz, Monterey area!
Angela · Married on 07/29/2018
I just don’t have enough words to thank Wendy and her team! They were AMAZING! So courteous and professional! Their attention to detail was impeccable! I will refer them to anyone who needs a good caterer! I am friends with the admin of the Central Coast Wedding Exchange and will be raving about 5 Star in there as well! Thank you 5 Star for all you hard work! Signed, Angela Silveria a very pleased mother of the groom. Above & Betond!
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!