Mountain Laurel Catering & Events

3424 North 6th Street, Harrisburg, PA 17110 Map · Phone number
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About Mountain Laurel Catering & Events

Welcome, we’re glad you’re here! We're Sarah & Pat, a husband and wife team who have traveled the United States building our background in the catering and restaurant world. Back in 2013 when we first started Mountain Laurel, little did we know we'd be doing 65+ events in 2018!

Mountain Laurel Catering specializes in creating dishes to reflect our couples -- we take into account all of your requests to custom-tailor a menu. Chef Pat served as the Acting Executive Chef at Paws Up Resort in Montana and then moved to The Inn at Dos Brisas in Texas. From the start of his career, Chef Pat has always believed in sourcing the freshest local ingredients possible, hunting the best products at local farms, markets and orchards.

Our culinary and service team enjoy getting to know our couples and providing outstanding service throughout the process, from inquiry through wedding day. With over 50 years of combined talent on our team, Mountain Laurel Catering is ready to make your wedding as unique and unforgettable as the two of you. Congratulations, and we can't wait to celebrate with you!

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57 Reviews for Mountain Laurel Catering & Events

Recommended by 99% of couples


5.0 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.9
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 4.9

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  • Bonnie

    Bonnie M. · Married on 06/01/2021

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Winter Menu Perfection

    There are not enough wonderful things to say about Mountain Laurel Catering! The whole experience was beyond seamless, from the initial tasting to the constant communication, the custom linen and Irish coffee mug rentals, and superior service up until the end of the reception. We worked with Lauren, who was our favorite contact throughout the entire wedding planning process. She was so friendly, accommodating, and had such great ideas and suggestions to help us get the perfect menu and special extras, such as passed champagne with cranberries during the ceremony and a German-inspired pretzel bar during cocktail hour. We felt that so much individualized time and attention was spent on us. And of course, Chef Pat and Sarah’s food is literally amazing. They really elevate every menu option so that it’s something special, and can customize each item fully depending on your taste and presentation preferences. During the wedding, Lauren and the serving staff also helped with the timing and logistics of transitions, which was so appreciated!! They had to maneuver hot appetizers between two buildings in the middle of a snowstorm, and everything was still perfect. Even the salad and bread and butter were seasonal creations that I wish other wedding menus would adopt. They really take pride in what they do and it’s next-level. We also loved our simple spiced cutting cake with cream cheese frosting, and the bartenders did a great job with our hot buttered rum signature cocktails! Thank you guys again so much for everything, you knocked it out of the park :)

    Sent on 12/16/2020

    Mountain Laurel Catering & Events's reply:

    Hi Bonnie! We are so happy we were apart of your special day! We love being able to fully customize our clients menus to fit exactly their tastes! We always strive to be logistical masters, especially when the weather isn't quite ideal. The hot buttered rum signature drink was a great option for such a cold day! Wishing you all the best!!
  • Renee

    Renee K. · Married on 05/15/2021

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Don't look anywhere else.. just book them!!! They are amazing!

    Book Mount Laurel ASAP! I mean it!!!! They are amazing. Let me start off by saying we booked them 2 months before our wedding when our original caterer cancelled on us. We called everyone in the area to help but with Covid restrictions, or just not even answering our emails…it became very dishearten. Mount Laura responded to our email the next day, not only did the respond, but already put together a menus based off of their questionnaire. We wanted to do a taco bar with Mediterranean foods, we also wanted it to not be traditional. The fact that you can choose how adventurous you want the food was an amazing option. The food combinations they came up with were memorizing just reading the descriptions. The food did not disappoint. We were worried how the food would turn out for the day off since it’s being cooked for a lot of people, and let me tell you it was as good as the tasting. THE BREAD!!!!! I would just book it on the bread alone!!!  We had so many people come up to use at our wedding raving how good the food was and that it was the best food they ever had a wedding before. Not only was the food to die for but the staff itself was amazing. They made sure during pictures we had food/alcohol along with having all the appetizers waiting at our seats so we wouldn’t miss out. They know their shit! The staff were hands down the most capable and skilled group of people, and the communication is excellent. I didn’t have a second thought during my wedding if everything was going as planned. Not only was the staff wonderful the decorations they set up were spot on and cute for not telling them what type of decorations I had for the wedding. I could write more praise about Mountain Laurel, but you should just book them so I don’t ramble some more!

    Sent on 05/28/2021
  • Alyssa

    Alyssa S. · Married on 04/09/2021

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
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    Custom selection, easy to work with, guided through the entire process, worked great with our budget!

    Our wedding was made possible by many of our family and friends coming together with their creativity and small business to help us create a magical day. Mountain Laurel fit in so well with our crew. Mountain Laurel worked great with our DIY and budget friendly wedding, their menu made us feel like a million bucks and we would highly recommend them to couples looking for family style custom event with a creative menu full of love and soul. Our fall wedding included seasonal veggies and entrees that tasted like an awesome meal made from scratch. They take good care of the guests and we had so many compliments on the service and the beef pot roast! Thank you Mountain Laurel, your attention to detail is greatly appreciated!

    Sent on 10/31/2019

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Mountain Laurel Catering & Events FAQ

  • What is the average catering price per person for plated service?
    $ 65.00
  • What is the average catering price per person for buffet service?
    $ 65.00
  • What is the average catering price per person for stations?
    $ 65.00
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of your full service wedding catering?
    Delivery
    Set Up
    Clean Up
    Cake Cutting
    Dessert
    Cocktail Reception
    Server(s)
    Tastings
    Chairs
    Tables
    China
    Linens
    Flatware
    Glassware
    Chocolate Fountain
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?
    Bartender(s)
    Limited Bar
    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?
    Breakfast / Brunch
    Buffet
    Cake Cutting
    Cocktail Reception
    Custom Menu
    Dessert
    Family Style
    French Service
    Hors d'oeuvres
    Lunch
    Outside Cake
    Plated
    Server(s)
    Stations
    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)
    Cash Bar
    Limited Bar
    Open Bar
    House Beer
    Specialty Beer
    House Wine
    Specialty Wine
    Champagne Toast
    House Liquor
    Premium Liquor
    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

1 Real Wedding

Professional Network & Endorsements

3 Endorsements

  • City House Bed & Breakfast Hotel Weddings

    Mountain Laurel Catering & Events is outstandingly operated. Sarah and Pat are professional and caring folks who will go above and beyond to make your special day unforgettable! Their menu selections are nothing short of decadent and their attention to detail is immaculate. Working with them is such a joy - highly recommend.

  • Historic Shady Lane Mansion Weddings

    We love working with Mountain Laurel Catering at the estate. Pat and Sarah do a wonderful job at taking care of our clients; they custom tailor menus that truly reflect the couple and their guests, and every single thing we've ever tasted of theirs has been phenomenal. Mountain Laurel is definitely worth checking out for your wedding or event!

  • Pleasant View Farm Bed and Breakfast Inn Hotel Weddings

    Excellent caterer, food, presentation. Just can't say enough about how professional they are and love the farm to table concept. Great to work with!

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Mountain Laurel Catering & Events frequently asked questions

At Mountain Laurel Catering & Events, what does the full wedding catering service cost include?

At Mountain Laurel Catering & Events, the cost of the full wedding catering service includes:

  • Delivery
  • Set Up
  • Clean Up
  • Cake Cutting
  • Dessert
  • Cocktail Reception
  • Server(s)
  • Tastings
  • Chairs
  • Tables
  • China
  • Linens
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • Chocolate Fountain

At Mountain Laurel Catering & Events, what does the bar service starting price include?

The bar service starting price at Mountain Laurel Catering & Events includes:

  • Bartender(s)
  • Limited Bar
  • Open Bar
  • House Beer
  • Specialty Beer
  • House Wine
  • Specialty Wine
  • Champagne Toast
  • House Liquor
  • Premium Liquor
  • Signature Drink

What event services does Mountain Laurel Catering & Events offer for weddings?

Mountain Laurel Catering & Events offers the following event services for weddings:

  • Delivery
  • Set Up
  • Clean Up

What catering services does Mountain Laurel Catering & Events provide for weddings?

Mountain Laurel Catering & Events 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
  • Tastings

What types of cuisine can you find at Mountain Laurel Catering & Events?

At Mountain Laurel Catering & Events, 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 Mountain Laurel Catering & Events?

At Mountain Laurel Catering & Events, 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 Mountain Laurel Catering & Events provide for wedding events?

Mountain Laurel Catering & Events provides the following bar and beverage services for wedding events:

  • Bartender(s)
  • Cash Bar
  • Limited Bar
  • Open Bar
  • House Beer
  • Specialty Beer
  • House Wine
  • Specialty Wine
  • Champagne Toast
  • House Liquor
  • Premium Liquor
  • Signature Drink
  • Outside Alcohol

What type of food and beverage items does Mountain Laurel Catering & Events provide for wedding services?

To cater to all tastes, Mountain Laurel Catering & Events offers the following food and beverage items:

  • Barware
  • China
  • Chocolate Fountain
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • Linens

What percentage of users recommend Mountain Laurel Catering & Events and which are the most valued aspects of their wedding services?

Mountain Laurel Catering & Events is recommended by 100% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 5.0, with the same score awarded for quality of service, flexibility, value, professionalism and average response time.