The Classic Catering People

99 Painters Mill Road, Owings Mills, MD 21117 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About The Classic Catering People

A professional wedding caterer in Baltimore, Maryland, The Classic Catering People operates under the belief that each couple's highest expectation is their starting point. Dedicated to delivering couples and their guests a unique experience, the company provides equal parts culinary expertise, attentive service and artful presentation. Backed by decades of experience, The Classic Catering People brings your wedding dreams to life!

Services Offered
Couples who select The Classic Catering People to cater their knot-tying affair benefit from a variety of services and amenities. Items include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Setup
  • Cleanup
  • Delivery
  • Buffet service
  • Plated service
  • Family-style service
  • Station service
  • Hors d'oeuvres
  • Cake cutting
  • Tastings
  • Server(s)


Cuisine
The culinary team at The Classic Catering People is committed to creating the perfect menu for your affair. To do so, the following cuisine styles and dietary restrictions are provided:

  • American
  • Asian
  • Chinese
  • Indian
  • Local
  • Mediterranean
  • Mexican
  • Southern
  • Southwestern
  • Spanish
  • Thai


Venues They Work With
The Classic Catering People happily caters for a number of exclusive venues. Options include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • B&O Railroad Museum
  • McDonogh School
  • National Aquarium
  • The George Peabody Library


Other Services
Coupled with the aforementioned services, the company gladly provides interested couples with various bar services. To suit you and your significant other's individual tastes and needs, the following is provided:

  • Bartender(s)
  • Champagne toast
  • House beer
  • House liquor
  • House wine
  • Limited bar
  • Open bar
  • Outside alcohol
  • Premium liquor
  • Signature drink
  • Specialty beer
  • Speciality wine
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143 Reviews for The Classic Catering People

Recommended by 97% of couples


4.9 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.8
  • Professionalism 4.9
  • Flexibility 4.9
  • Value 4.8
  • Average response time 4.8
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    Olivia · Married on 07/28/2018

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

    I cannot say enough about Classic Catering People and Lynn Piette. Lynn was our account executive and she was amazing. From day one she was responsive to emails, open to our vision for our wedding, and ready to have a different menu for our wedding with a taco and slider bar. Lynn made sure I was a stress-free bride and was one of my saving graces throughout the wedding process. She was able to fit our tasting in on a holiday weekend as it fit my schedule best and made sure we were happy with the choices we made over the phone and email once we saw it in person. She understood our vision and executed it perfectly. The staff at C.C.P was phenomenal, especially Angie. Angie was at our tasting and made us feel welcome and taken care of. I was so happy that she worked our wedding and her presence was not missed on our guests. She made me feel at ease while getting ready and provided our guests with exceptional service. Lynn was beyond amazing on our wedding day. She was vital in making my vision and center pieces come to life in a very short period of time with the help of the rest of the catering staff. The staff was great - quick to refill food, check on guests, and keep the bar running. The chef(s) at C.C.P is a master at their job. We wanted something different and they were great at making that happen without sacrificing flavor and quality. All of our guests commented on how delicious the food was and all of the items they tried. My favorite part of the catering was our wedding cake. They took our wish and made it happen while incorporating our colors into the cake's design. I think the desserts were the favorite part of everyone's meal and we had many people say they had almost one of everything because it looked so good. I highly recommend C.C.P and their amazing team of people. I can't thank Lynn enough for all she did for us in making sure our day was fantastic.

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    Tom · Married on 07/21/2018

    5
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    • Responsiveness:
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    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
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    • Professionalism:
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    The Classic Catering People (CCP) and Lynn Piette, our point of contact, were absolutely incredible. Our wedding was at the George Peabody Library in Baltimore and we were given three options for caterers. Among all options, CCP was the most responsive, courteous, attentive, and professional. From the very start, Lynn demonstrated her expertise in guiding us through every step. Lynn is far more than a representative of CCP. She helped us with every part of our wedding and made sure everything was executed perfectly. We felt safe and secure knowing that Lynn was there for us. The quality of the food they made for our wedding day was above and beyond anything we've experienced. We have had experiences where we've been to weddings where the food was meager and unsatisfying but CCP does not play with it comes to food. All the dishes we chose were carefully created. One of our hors d'oeuvres was a Peking Duck pancake. My wife is Chinese and was in shock at how well they recreated an authentic taste. The service provided by everyone at CCP was incredible. My wife and I were treated like royalty the entire night. When we weren't able to join the cocktail hour, a member of CCP prepared hors d'oeuvres and drinks for us and made sure we could enjoy everything. Catering is a major portion of the total cost of a wedding but when choosing Classic Catering, it is money well spent!

    Thank you so much to Lynn and everyone else at the Classic Catering People. You gave us the wedding of our dreams!

    Sent on 08/01/2018

    The Classic Catering People's reply:

    Xinyi and Tom, Good afternoon and thank you so much for the nice shout out to Lynn and her team. I've often said the most important word in our company name is the word people. The Classic Catering People is indeed made up of a group of remarkable hospitality professionals and I' so grateful that you mentioned that. I'm sure our Chef would be glad to share the recipe for the Peking Duck, I just warn you, the time it takes to prepare 100 or more may be a little overwhelming. My best to the two of you and thanks again for allowing us to cater for you, Larry Frank Partner The Classic Catering People

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The Classic Catering People FAQ

  • What is the average catering price per person for plated service? $ 130.00
  • What is the average catering price per person for buffet service? $ 151.00
  • What is the average catering price per person for stations? $ 151.00
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of your full service wedding catering? Delivery, Set Up, Clean Up, Cake, Dessert, Cocktail Reception, Server(s), Tastings, China, Linens, Flatware, Glassware
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service? $ 24.00
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service? Open Bar, House Beer, House Wine, House 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, British, Chinese, French, Indian, 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), 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

2 Wedding Deals & Discounts

  • The Classic Catering People 1
    Be A Guest At Your Wedding!
    Serving the bride and groom, with our compliments on your wedding day. Estimated value up to $200 based on menu selection and bar package.
  • The Classic Catering People 2
    A Classic Spirited Celebration
    Plan your wedding date during January, February, July or August and The Classic Catering People will pick up the tab for 25% of the spirited beverages! This features our four hour premium bar with the finest vodkas, rums, gins, bourbons, whiskeys, scotches, beer & wine.

Professional Network & Endorsements

8 Endorsements

  • Parties by Terrye
    Parties by Terrye Wedding Planners

    For the last 20 years we have worked with Classic Catering on Weddings, Mitzvahs, Company Picnics, Anniversaries and Galas. They are beyond perfection!

  • Artful Weddings by Sachs Photography
    Artful Weddings by Sachs Photography Wedding Photographers

    We've had the privilege to work with Classic for over 10 years and from the food, service and presentation, the team at Classic continues to exceed their clients expectations. Their food makes them the top choice for brides, but the friendly professionalism of Lynne, Teri and Bobby are what everyone from the brides to their guests love.

  • Chase Court
    Chase Court Mansion Weddings

    The Classic Catering People is one of our 'go to' caterers for gourmet quality catering and outstanding service. Their commitment to their clients and their care in attending to every detail of their client's needs is a treat to behold. They're creative, attentive, and completely dedicated to producing top-notch events. Highly recommended.

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  • 99 Painters Mill Road Owings Mills, MD 21117 See on map
    410-941-0077 (Phone number)

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