A full-service caterer in Charlottesville, Virginia, The Local Restaurant and Catering is the ideal choice for engaged couples wishing to experience a taste of Virginia on their special day. Founded in 2008, the company specializes in locally grown and cultivated products from small farmers and award winning vineyards. When it comes to the best in farm-to-table cuisine, couples can count on The Local Restaurant and Catering!
To ensure a successful dinner service, The Local Restaurant and Catering provides the following services:
Choose from a variety of serving styles, including stations, buffet, family-style and plated options. Couples who entrust their taste buds to The Local Restaurant and Catering may choose from the following cuisines to personalize their affair:
The Local Restaurant and Catering couples are also provided the following wedding decor items:
Recommended by 95% of couples
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Michelle · Married on 05/30/2015
Using The Local for our May 2015 wedding was hands down the best decision that we made leading up to our wedding. We used The Local's main upstairs room for our rehearsal dinner, had The Local cater our wedding reception and also used Courtney for our wedding day-of coordinating. Courtney was instrumental in our wedding day. I could never thank her enough for how amazing and helpful she was. She went FAR above and beyond, not only on the day of the wedding, but for a year and a half. Courtney is very responsive, professional, flexible, and she has a very calming, yet in-control demeaner that I truly appreciated. She has done it all and has answers/helpful advice for any questions you may have. Having wedding vendors that you can trust is crucial, and I trusted Courtney with any and all decisions 110%. THANK YOU, Courtney!! The Local is the cutest restaurant to host a rehearsal dinner. Our out of town guests absolutely loved the Virginia charm with the exposed brick, stained glass windows, balcony with hanging flowers, etc. and they could not stop raving about the food. So wonderful! On the day of the wedding, The Local was absolutely amazing at helping to set up my venue. I had planned for a very large dessert bar, and had specific decor requests. After hours of very detailed setup, I saw the reception venue and was FLOORED with what they had done. Everything looked better than I could have ever imagined. The wait staff, bartenders, service, food... everything was absolutely perfect. Our wedding day was perfect, not a single hiccup, and I owe a great deal of my thanks to The Local for this and for all of their help. As if that all wasn't enough, The Local is also incredibly flexibile and offered me many options to make my budget work. I could not be more happy with The Local. Anyone looking for wedding catering MUST use them. Thank you, thank you, thank you, Courtney and The Local!Sent on 07/28/2015
Deneen C · Married on 10/28/2018
My husband and I could not be happier with the The Local! We had the rehearsal dinner at the restaurant and catering for our daughters wedding at King Family Vineyard. The food was awesome! They serve hot, generous portions. We got many compliments on the food. Helen was our day of coordinator and did a fantastic job. We gave her a list of our vendors and the day ran like butter! Helen was awesome!!Sent on 12/23/2018
Most of the final plans came the last two months leading up to the wedding (The venue walk thru, final touches to menu, last minute additions). Helen worked her magic with her knowledge of the industry. My daughter and I are thankful we made the decision to choose The Local. We highly recommend Helen and The Local team!
Tamara Robinson · Married on 10/20/2018
Our experience was fantastic! Great staff, fabulous food, set up and clean up were seamless. You will have no worries on your wedding day, these folks are professionals!Sent on 11/07/2018
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The Local is a wonderful team of professional and experienced caterers. The attention to detail and quality of services makes The Local a dream to work with. All of us at Chestnut Hill Bed & Breakfast look forward to working with them again in the future!
The reputation of the catering team behind The Local says it all. This vendor wows time and time again! We love hearing the best feedback from our clients about the high quality they receive.
The Local is one of our most preferred vendors because they employ an incredibly professional and detail-oriented staff. I highly recommend hiring them for an occasion of any size for a stress-free and delicious event.