Marigold Catering + Events has been serving Northeast Ohio for over two decades and has produced thousands of events. We strive to deliver a unique and memorable experience for both you and your guests from beginning to end. We're not a big operation that churns out cookie-cutter parties, but we're also not a small one that lacks the resources to ensure your event runs smoothly; we're right in the middle! We believe that catering is more than just food on a plate and we measure our success by the personal connections we create and invest ourselves completely in the happiness of our clients.
We pride ourselves on being not only a Woman-Owned Business but an LGBTQ+-owned business, thanks to our founder, Joan Rosenthal. Joan started Marigold in 1997 with "humble beginnings". She used her mother's kitchen to prepare and cook food and often refers to her mother as her "first executive chef". Through support from family and friends, Joan quickly grew her business into the blooming Catering + Events business it is today. Joan's contagious enthusiasm instills her passion not only to her staff but to her clients as well.
Marigold works with over 30 of Cleveland's most sought-after event venues. Tenk West Bank, our newest venue, is located in the Flats and can accommodate up to 450 guests. We work with Severance Hall, Glidden House, moCa, The Ballroom at Park Lane and the Cleveland History Center. We are a preferred caterer at many other venues throughout Cleveland such as SPACES, The Madison, Ariel International, Ariel Pearl, Lake Affect Studios, Red Space, The Lake Erie Building and more! Marigold has done weddings in Put-in-Bay, Akron, Youngstown, and everywhere in between. Just let us know where and we'll come to you!
We go "Beyond the Plate" to provide you a portal to the event planning world. For us, food is just the beginning. You'll be assigned a designated planner who will take the time to listen so that we understand not just your vision, but also your personal tastes to ensure that your wedding is the perfect reflection of you! We help to create your menu, design your space, and handle the timeline and logistics. We also give vendor recommendations, provide checklists and add personalized touches to your wedding. We help to make your wedding as unique as you!
At Marigold, we're here to provide an unforgettable experience and blur the lines between fine restaurant dining and catering food. Our menu items begin with premium, high-quality, seasonal ingredients, which our chef sources from local purveyors. While we do have Seasonal Menus, we pride ourselves on being a Custom Caterer. We don't just think of you as another customer, so when you plan your menu it should be a reflection of you! As a Custom Caterer, we can also accommodate multiple dietary restrictions: vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free and more. Just let your planner know during the menu planning process.
Contact us today to help make your vision a reality!
13 Reviews for Marigold Catering + Events
Recommended by 96% of couples
Olivia · Married on 06/30/2018
The entire process of working with Marigold was fantastic. Katie was our event planner and she was incredibly professional, kind, enthusiastic, and reassuring. All of the food served at our wedding was hot, fresh, and on time. Katie and all of the servers were organized and efficient with both the passed hors d'oeuvres and our buffet. They were also incredibly caring and went the extra mile. My husband and I didn't have a lot of chances to eat hors d'oeuvres during the cocktail hour, but the lead waitress, Brenda, left us two plates of hors d'oeuvres at our seats at our head table. She also made sure we got slices of our cake since we were on our dance floor while it was served, and she brought both of us water throughout the night. They even boxed extra meals and delivered them to our bridal suite! And the food is delicious; everyone's plate was clean at the end of dinner! So many of our guests told us we had the best food of any wedding they've been to. Our experience with Marigold left us full, happy, and stress free!Sent on 07/02/2018
Dina Coggeshall · Married on 09/29/2017
Unbelievable Food, Professional Planning, Upscale Dinner Service!
I’m very tardy in writing this well overdue review – My husband and I were married in September 2017, but it still feels like yesterday, thanks in part to Marigold! Heather was our main contact at Marigold and she was a rock star with the coordination and execution of everything! Their tasting experience was so much fun for my family and their chefs are INCREDIBLE!!! They were willing to customize parts of our meal selection, even adding a pasta course and creating unique dishes that were delicious! Heather took on so much for us in the planning phase including ordering the correct table sizes, finding the perfect serving vessels that went with our theme, meeting with us multiple times upon our request, doing and re-doing floor plans, coordinating details with our venue contact, planning deliveries with our bakery, and all the other behind-the-scenes tasks that I’m sure I’m not even aware of. On site the day before the ceremony, the Marigold staff was incredible. They worked so efficiently and had the room set exactly the way we planned and pictured it. We received so many compliments on the serving staff and the service was so incredibly smooth – Their professionalism made the dinner feel very upscale! We received INCREDIBLE feedback from friends and family on the quality of their food, which is a big deal from a big group of food-critical Italians! I would very highly recommend Marigold for any catering need!Sent on 05/09/2019
Meredith · Married on 08/26/2017
We chose Glidden House for our venue and thankfully Marigold is their caterer. The food was amazing and they were very accommodating. Our contact happened to be on maternity leave up until a week before our wedding. That made for some tight squeezing in of finalizing the wedding and put preparations back. Thankfully the tasting and arrangements had been made earlier in the year, so we only needed to settle on final information and choices. Make sure you, the caterer contact, and the venue are on all on the same page when it comes to timing of the evening. We had a last minute surprise when our venue told us they only offer 5 hours and we had scheduled 6 with Marigold! The staff and chefs made our reception dinner a truly great experience and we could not have asked for more (or better!).Sent on 10/16/2017
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