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Summit Event Catering is a wedding catering company based in Orange County, California.

No two weddings are the same. That means no wedding menu is the same. At Summit Event Catering, we strive to create personalized menus that meet the needs of each client. We take into consideration your budget, the style of your wedding, and your personal relationship with the cuisine. If you鈥檙e looking for ease of choice, we offer packages. That said, even our packages allow you personalization with an ample array of options for appetizers, entrees, desserts, and even refreshments. We live in a foodie world, and our staff is passionate about working side by side with our couples to integrate food as the main event at their wedding. You are welcome to our tasting room, where you鈥檒l experience the quality of our food and service. From there, we collaborate with you to create a menu that represents you as a couple. Is there a family recipe that you want to share with your guests? That鈥檚 a challenge we welcome. Perhaps you have shared a meal at a favorite restaurant that you want to replicate. Our event producers and chefs can help to make that happen. We share your love of modern cuisine and look forward to helping you to translate that love into a meal that you鈥檒l share with your family and friends.

Also, we are now offering On-Site Corporate Safe Serve Meals. Learn more about it on our website.

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

Clean Up
Cocktail Reception

What is the starting price per person for bar service?


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

Open Bar
House Beer
Specialty Beer
House Wine
Specialty Wine
Champagne Toast
House Liquor
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink

What event services do you provide?

Set Up
Clean Up

What catering services do you provide?

Cocktail Reception
Custom Menu
Hors d'oeuvres

What types of cuisine do you cater?

Latin American
Middle Eastern

What dietary needs can you accommodate?

Gluten Free
Lactose Free
Nut Free

What bar services do you provide?

Open Bar
Champagne Toast
Signature Drink

Which of the following items can you provide?

Chocolate Fountain
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4.9 out of 5 rating
60 Reviews
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99% Recommended by couples

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Jennie Sent on 11/24/2021
5 out of 5 rating

Go with Summit!

Summit will not disappoint!!!
I hired Summit for my black tie wedding in Palm Springs. We drove to Orange county for a tasting and we knew they were the company for us right away. The food was delicious and the staff was warm, friendly, and organized!
Pam, our event coordinator, was awesome! She was always available for a quick phone call for questions. She even drove out to Palm Springs to check out the venue before our big day to make sure everything went smoothly.
SO many of our guests talked about how much they loved the food!
Presentation was lovely and price was very reasonable. Everything went perfectly as planned.
I would 1000% recommend Summit.
Maria Sent on 12/14/2021
5 out of 5 rating

Best caterer

Summit Event Catering was the best caterer for our event! We worked with Debbie and she was an absolute sweetheart. The food was delicious and all of our guests left very happy and full! From the appetizers to the main dishes, everything was absolutely perfect. We know we can count on them for any future events!
Victoria Z. Sent on 01/25/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Delicious food your guests will be raving about

Our wedding coordinator from Modern LA Weddings highly recommended this vendor. We met with Veronica who is so fun and has so many wonderful food ideas. Food genuinely excites these people! You get the sense that they truly want to bring out the best food regardless of your style. They can do it all! We had them do a plated dinner with 6 tray-passed hors d'ouevres. They were so easy to work with and let us try so many different items before making our decision. They also were very flexible with the logistics since we had to change our wedding venue due to Covid and hosted the wedding in my parent's backyard. I was nervous about how food would turn out coming out of a mobile kitchen but it was still incredible. To this day I get compliments on how good the food was! It's not something you hear very often from wedding guests.
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J. Aitken Photography J. Aitken Photography Wedding Photographers

You can't pick a better catering service! The quality, taste, and presentation of their food is the definition of class!

Orange County Beach Weddings Orange County Beach Weddings Wedding Planners

I LOVE working with Summit Events. I work directly with Pam AKI for all of my catering needs. She is absolutely amazing in what she does. The food quality and presentation is by far the best I have ever had in any of my events. IF your are planning an event, you must call SUMMIT EVENTS!

The Red Horse Barn The Red Horse Barn Barn & Farm Weddings

We can't say enough good things about Summit Event Catering! They know the Red Horse Barn like the back of their hand they will take care of you from the moment you first connect. Great food. Great people!

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