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Five Star Catering

Watsonville, CA View map Visit website
2022 Couples' Choice Awards Winner

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2022 Couples' Choice Awards Winner

Summary
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.


Services Offered
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.

Cuisine
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. Once you've booked your event, we offer a no charge tasting so that we can work together to create a memorable delicious menu that represents you.

Areas Served
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.

  • Hispanic or Latinx-owned
  • Woman-owned

Frequently Asked Questions

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

$95

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

$75

What is the average catering price per person for stations?

$90

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

$90

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

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

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$5

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

Bartender(s)
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
Dessert
Family Style
French Service
Hors d'oeuvres
Lunch
Outside Cake
Plated
Server(s)
Stations
Tapas
Tastings

What types of cuisine do you cater?

African
American
Asian
BBQ
British
Cajun
Caribbean
Chinese
Ethiopian
French
German
Greek
Indian
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Latin American
Local
Mediterranean
Mexican
Middle Eastern
Russian
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?

Bartender(s)
Champagne Toast
Signature Drink
Outside Alcohol

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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88 Reviews

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4.9
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Recommended by 98% of couples
  • Quality of service
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  • Professionalism
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  • Value
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  • Flexibility
    4.9 out of 5 rating

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    Melissa G. Married on 05/05/2022
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    Outstanding service and delicious food!

    Five Star catered my wedding on cinco de Mayo. Everything from the margarita mix, to the taco bar and down to the amazing service was spot on! I was so relieved when I met our serving staff- they were exceptional and so so attentive and friendly. I would hire them again in a heart beat.
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    Peggy L. Married on 04/01/2022
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    Highly Recommend Five Star

    Five Star made a huge contribution to our daughter’s wedding celebration.
    Budget was a consideration and Five Star worked with the wedding couple to accommodate their budget. Their website is right - you can work with them to a budget without compromising quality.
    EVERYONE told us that the food was delicious; all of it. The service was never ending, it all felt so personal as well as professional.  Their recommendations on setup were spot on; even the dessert table was so artfully done.
    We were impressed by the owner’s, Laura, energy, her down to earth attitude, her patience, and her overall sense of the best ways to set up, present, and serve. She was a pleasure to work with and we had complete confidence in her.
    Unless someone wanted to coordinate getting all the food cooked and delivered, set-up and served, and deal with all necessary rentals including tables, silverware, etc., we recommend stopping your search and talking with Five Star.
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Awards

  • 88
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2022 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2020 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2019 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2017 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2016 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2015 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2012 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2011 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2010 Winner

Professional Network & Endorsements

3 Endorsements
Music Now DJs Music Now DJs Wedding DJs

Very professional, and always excellent service. Love working with them!

Pajaro Dunes Resort Pajaro Dunes Resort Hotel Weddings

Great catering services with local, fresh cuisine - the best!

Twitterpated Weddings Twitterpated Weddings Wedding Planners

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!

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10 Hangar Way Watsonville, CA, 95076
8317283090
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Five Star Catering frequently asked questions

At Five Star Catering, what does the full wedding catering service cost include?

At Five Star Catering, the cost of the full wedding catering service includes:
  • Delivery
  • Set Up
  • Clean Up
  • Cake Cutting
  • Cocktail Reception
  • Server(s)
  • Tastings
  • China
  • Linens
  • Flatware
  • Glassware

At Five Star Catering, what does the bar service starting price include?

The bar service starting price at Five Star Catering includes:
  • Bartender(s)
  • Champagne Toast

What event services does Five Star Catering offer for weddings?

Five Star Catering offers the following event services for weddings:
  • Delivery
  • Set Up
  • Clean Up

What catering services does Five Star Catering provide for weddings?

Five Star Catering offers the following catering services for weddings:
  • Breakfast / Brunch
  • Buffet
  • Cake Cutting
  • Cocktail Reception
  • Custom Menu
  • Dessert
  • Family Style
  • French Service
  • Hors d'oeuvres
  • Lunch
  • Outside Cake
  • Plated
  • Server(s)
  • Stations
  • Tapas
  • Tastings

What types of cuisine can you find at Five Star Catering?

At Five Star Catering, you can find the following types of cuisine:
  • African
  • American
  • Asian
  • BBQ
  • British
  • Cajun
  • Caribbean
  • Chinese
  • Ethiopian
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Indian
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Latin American
  • Local
  • Mediterranean
  • Mexican
  • Middle Eastern
  • Russian
  • Sandwiches
  • Seafood
  • Southern
  • Southwestern
  • Spanish
  • Thai
  • Vietnamese

What dietary needs can be accomodated at Five Star Catering?

At Five Star Catering, the following dietary needs can be accomodated:
  • Gluten Free
  • Lactose Free
  • No Pork
  • Kosher
  • Nut Free
  • Organic
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian

What type of bar services does Five Star Catering provide for wedding events?

Five Star Catering provides the following bar and beverage services for wedding events:
  • Bartender(s)
  • Champagne Toast
  • Signature Drink
  • Outside Alcohol

What type of food and beverage items does Five Star Catering provide for wedding services?

To cater to all tastes, Five Star Catering offers the following food and beverage items:
  • Barware
  • China
  • Chocolate Fountain
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • Linens

What percentage of users recommend Five Star Catering and which are the most valued aspects of their wedding services?

Five Star Catering is recommended by 98% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 4.9 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 4.9 in quality of service, 4.9 in flexibility, 4.9 in professionalism, 4.9 in value and 4.7 in average response time.

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