Ivy's Simply Homemade

316 Boston Post RD Suite 7, Waterford, CT 06385 Map · Phone number
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About Ivy's Simply Homemade

Ivy's Simply Homemade is a wedding and events catering service in Waterford, Connecticut. The catering service specializes in working with couples every step of the way to help orchestrate an unforgettable experience. The team of expert staff will work closely with you to put together a customized menu that fits your style, tastes and preferences. The catering service offers an eclectic selection of cuisine styles and menu options for your wedding day. Ivy's Simply Homemade services weddings in Harkness State Park, Rocky Neck Park and Branford House.

Services Offered
Ivy's Simply Homemade offers catering services that will enhance your wedding dining experience. Services include:

  • Servers
  • Cake
  • Setup
  • Cleanup
  • Delivery
  • Tastings
  • Cocktail reception
  • Bar service
  • Bartenders


Cuisine
Ivy's Simply Homemade specializes in a diverse assortment of cuisine styles and can accommodate dietary needs. They offer options for gluten-free, lactose-free, no pork, organic, vegetarian and vegan diets. Cuisine styles include:

  • American
  • Asian
  • Italian
  • French
  • Indian
  • Latin American
  • Mediterranean
  • Mexican
  • Middle eastern
  • Thai
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5.0 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 5.0

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    Kathy Gauthier · Getting married on 02/09/2020

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    • Responsiveness:
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    • Value:
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    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
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    Wedding on 9/14/19

    Ivys was amazing. We had a small outdoor reception at my son's home around the pool. Karen and her staff were amazing from the time we sat down with her to plan. We interviewed 3 other caterers and they were hands down the best. We had so many comments about the food. The french onion bites were to die for! Actually everything we had was awesome. they went above and beyond. We had borrowed a popcorn maker and they even got it started with the first batch so when guests arrived ahead of us there was fresh popped corn. I also called Karen or emailed her with sooooo many questions and she was always prompt and helpful. I am so glad we went with them and you will not be disappointed.

    Sent on 10/02/2019

    Ivy's Simply Homemade's reply:

    Kathy, we were thrilled you and Mike selected Ivy's for your intimate outdoor reception! The popcorn was a fun touch and I agree, our french onion soup bites are a favorite. Hope you stop by our storefront and keep in touch. Congratulations! Karen
  • Sally Ann

    Sally Ann · Getting married on 10/18/2019

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    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
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    Fantastic food and customer service

    Ivy's did a fantastic job with our wedding. We worked closely with Karen throughout the entire planning process and she was always incredibly responsive. I really appreciated how much she listened to what was important to us, and then worked with us to create a custom menu and bar selection. Ivy's was also incredibly attentive to detail and special requests, including making a different salad for the groom and providing special desserts for our guests with food allergies. And of course, the quality of the food was excellent. So, so many of our guests went out of their way to tell us how much they enjoyed the food. If you're looking for high quality food, great service, excellent value, and a customized experience, Ivy's is your place.

    Sent on 09/29/2019
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    Ivy's Simply Homemade's reply:

    Thank you so much Sally Ann for your review! It was fun to incorporate your love for craft beer into the menu! Wishing you and Jesse much happiness as you settle into life in DC and of course as a married couple! Cheers, Karen
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    Anne · Married on 09/06/2019

    5.0
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    Perfect Evening

    My experience with Ivy's Catering for my son's Rehearsal Dinner, was phenomenal! Karen, who coordinated the event, was a great listener, professional, knowledgeable and flexible. The night of our rehearsal dinner, Karen and Ivy were there, and they, along with their wonderful staff, produced a flawless dinner experience...and the food was SO GOOD!!! Everything was presented beautifully, and tasted incredible. I would highly recommend Ivy's Simply Homemade to anyone who wants excellent quality food, matched with professional and friendly service. Thank you to Ivy and Karen!

    Sent on 10/14/2019

    Ivy's Simply Homemade's reply:

    Anne, thank you so much for your wonderful review! It was a pleasure working along with you in planning this special dinner for Jack and Libby! Hope our paths cross again, Karen

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Ivy's Simply Homemade FAQ

  • What is the average catering price per person for plated service? $ 115.00
  • What is the average catering price per person for buffet service? $ 115.00
  • What is the average catering price per person for stations? $ 115.00
  • What is the average catering price per person for hors d'oeuvres? $ 67.00
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of your full service wedding catering? Clean Up, Cake, Cake Cutting, Cocktail Reception, Server(s), Tastings
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service? $ 23.00
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service? Bartender(s), 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, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings
  • What types of cuisine do you cater? American, Asian, Cajun, Caribbean, Chinese, French, German, Indian, Italian, Latin American, Local, Mediterranean, Mexican, Middle Eastern, Southern, Southwestern, Spanish, Thai
  • What dietary needs can you accommodate? Gluten Free, Lactose Free, No Pork, Organic, Vegan, Vegetarian
  • What bar services do you provide? Liquor License, Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Limited Bar, Open Bar, House Beer, Specialty Beer, House Wine, Specialty Wine, Champagne Toast, House Liquor, 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

Professional Network & Endorsements

5 Endorsements

  • Love, Sunday Photo
    Love, Sunday Photo Wedding Photographers

    Ivy's Simply Homemade is loved by all of her clients for good reason. She is extremely professional and puts her whole heart into each and every wedding. Amazing food, amazing customer service and always satisfied clients.

  • Dana Siles Photographer
    Dana Siles Photographer Wedding Photographers

    Ivy's Simply Homemade does incredible work. Their food is off the hook and their staff is extremely friendly, warm and on-point. Can't say enough about this team!

  • Madison Beach Hotel
    Madison Beach Hotel Hotel Weddings

    Incredible chef, cuisine and staff!

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  • 316 Boston Post RD, Suite 7 Waterford, 06385 See on map
    8604428646 (Phone number)

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