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Purple Onion Catering Company

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About

2022 Couples' Choice Awards Winner

Purple Onion Catering Company is a caterer located in Vienna, Virginia that provides services for weddings and events. It was founded in 1990 by Margot Jones who wanted to offer high-quality culinary experiences to those in the Washington, D.C. area. While considering the theme of your wedding and your tastes, the team strives to make your event unforgettable.

Cuisine

The team at Purple Onion Catering Company is able to craft and serve cuisine for a range of event sizes, from small gatherings of 25 people to galas of over 1,000. Food can be served as hors d'oeuvres, buffet-style, in a seated dining setting, and more. The chefs can create dishes from American, Asian, French, Italian, and Mexican traditions, among others. They are also able to accommodate a range of dietary needs, such as nut-free, vegan, kosher, and more.

Services Offered

Both presentation and taste are important elements at Purple Onion Catering Company. The events team first takes the time to understand your wedding vision. They then collaborate with the culinary experts to curate a menu fitting for your big day. They also consider finer details such as the decor and how the dishes will be served to ensure a cohesive ambience.

Frequently Asked Questions

What event services do you provide?

Delivery
Set Up
Clean Up

What catering services do you provide?

Breakfast / Brunch
Buffet
Cake
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?

American
Asian
Chinese
French
Italian
Mediterranean
Mexican
Sandwiches
Seafood
Southern
Spanish

What dietary needs can you accommodate?

Gluten Free
Lactose Free
No Pork
Kosher
Nut Free
Organic
Vegan
Vegetarian

What bar services do you provide?

Liquor License
Bartender(s)
Open Bar
House Beer
Specialty Beer
House Wine
Champagne Toast
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
Flatware
Glassware
Linens
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    Nikki L. Married on 09/23/2022
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    Simply the BEST!

    My husband and I used Purple Onion Catering for our wedding at Stone Tower Winery on 9/23/2022 and they did not disappoint! The Purple Onion staff was absolutely incredible and the food was out of this world! We had so many people coming up to us throughout the night telling us how amazing the food and service was! Purple Onion has some really wonderful people on their team and we are so grateful for each and every one of them!

    It was an absolute pleasure working with Paige and Delorvy throughout the wedding planning process. They made everything run smoothly and were so responsive to every question my husband and I had as they came up. They also made my Mac and Cheese bar dreams come true! I have always wanted was a Mac and Cheese bar during cocktail hour and they built a completely customizable one for me! My husband and I just couldn't be happier with how everything turned out and cannot thank Purple Onion enough!
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    Kathryn P. Married on 09/16/2022
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    Outstanding service all around

    Purple Onion was amazing to work with. They made sure we had everything we needed for the day of the wedding when it came to cocktail hour and the food service. They also were very thoughtful by making sure the bride and groom had food and were hydrated before, during, and after the wedding while trying to take pictures and greet guest. On top of that, the food was AMAZING! Enjoyed working with Cassie leading up to the wedding! Highly recommend this caterer.
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    Jackie P. Married on 09/03/2022
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    Great Service

    Our experience with Purple Onion was fantastic! Margaret was very helpful and responsive throughout the planning process, and the service during the event was outstanding. Everyone told us we wouldn't have any time to eat during our reception, but they couldn't have been more wrong! The wait staff was incredibly attentive, asked us when we wanted our dinner served, and made sure we were able to eat our entrees with no problem.
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Awards

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  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2022 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2021 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2020 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2019 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2018 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2017 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2016 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2015 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2011 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2010 Winner

Real Weddings

  • Barbara & Samuel
    27 photos 路 09/21/2019
  • Silvia & Miguel
    15 photos 路 09/30/2018
  • Aaron & Alicia
    22 photos 路 09/07/2014

Professional Network & Endorsements

7 Endorsements
Perfectly Planned Perfectly Planned Wedding Planners

I absolutely love working with the Purple Onion Catering Company. They are trendy, efficient and always willing to go above and beyond to make each client feel special.

Blue Valley Vineyard and Winery Blue Valley Vineyard and Winery Winery Weddings

Purple Onion is one of Blue Valley's "approved Caterers" and they are wonderful. I especially love working with Margaret, she is top notch and has an eye for detail. They offer excellent food and service, in fact, they were here this past weekend and the food was terrific. Guests were raving about dinner. I highly recommend Purple Onion.

Lieb Photographic LLC Lieb Photographic LLC Wedding Photographers

Oh my goodness! I love the Purple Onion! They make thew most amazing plated meals and they taste as good as they look. The Purple Onion is prompt and delicious!

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416 Maple Ave., West Vienna, VA, 22180
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