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Letters and comments from some of our wonderful clients.

Weddings & Rehearsal Dinners  |  Corporate/Private Events

Weddings & Rehearsal Dinners

Good Morning Mark, my wife Marianne and I wish to express our sincere gratitude to Alaynne, Kelly and her team for pulling off an exceptional evening at the Spink Pavilion for our 100 plus guests who experienced an amazing event. Living in suburban Chicago and organizing such an important family event was no small task. We were and remain extremely impressed with Alaynne not only as a professional but as a very kind and special individual. She tended to every detail and more by anticipating needs based on numerous phone conversations. Her abilities are unique and we assume known to you. Alaynne possess the talent and determination to do even greater things in the future...she represents the absolute best of our next generation. Catering St. Louis and Alaynne kicked off our wedding weekend in grand fashion while adding immeasurably to the pleasure and memory of all.

Calhoun Rehearsal Dinner

Missouri Botanical Garden - Spink Pavilion

October 2017

 

UNBELIEVABLE! From the day of coordination to the outstanding food, drink and service, I could not say enough good things about Catering STL! Several of our guests made a point to tell us that the food was not your average wedding food quality, but some of the best surf & turf and salmon dishes they had ever eaten! The day was perfect all thanks to Catering STL!

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Hi Alayanne! You and your team were absolutely incredible. I could not have asked for a better team to take my vision and make it that much better. Please pass along my giant thank you and compliments to your team.

(additional comments from client)

Kent - Windler Wedding Reception

Old Barn Inn at St. Albans

October 2017

 

Our wedding was at The City Cottage on Chouteau. The venue was perfect and Catering St. Louis did a fantastic job organizing our wedding ceremony and reception! Rhonda our primary event coordinator was wonderful to work with. She kept us informed and answered questions promptly. It was a joy working with her. Our guest truly enjoyed the evening and loved the food at our reception as well! We highly recommend Catering St. Louis and so pleased we selected this wonderful venue and event company!!

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Vassolo - Cannon Wedding Ceremony & Reception

City Cottage on Chouteau

October 2017

 

Hi Alaynne, I just wanted to give a big THANK YOU to you, Jennifer, Kelly and the entire Catering St. Louis staff for all you did for us leading up to and on the day of Daniel and I's wedding. All of you did an incredible job and everything ran so smoothly on Saturday. I really can't thank you guys enough. All of our family and friends raved about how excellent everything was from the food to the entire staff. Not to mention you guys truly made our lives so much easier the day of the wedding because you guys handled literally EVERYTHING we could have possibly needed. All of you put in so much time and effort to make this day special for us and we are so thankful for everything that you and the staff working on our wedding did. It really was the best day of our lives and you all were a big reason why. :)

Roesslein - Schmehl Wedding Ceremony & Reception

Missouri Botanical Garden - Gladney Rose Garden & Monsanto Hall

October 2017

 

I got married October 6th, 2017 and had my reception at The Trolley Room at Forest Park. Catering St. Louis was very professional from the first e-mails and meeting. We booked from out of state, and they were very accommodating to our extra needs. We met with Leasa, who explained the lengthy history of the company which helped us make our decision. Being from out of state, we appreciated that Catering St. Louis provided a list of vendors they had worked with and trusted, which helped us in our selection process. I am most pleased with our event coordinator, Alaynne. She truly went above and beyond for all of our needs. She helped us with every step and decision we made, and was very supportive in ensuring that our "vision" would come to fruition. It was so helpful and gave me such peace of mind to know she genuinely cared about the details we wanted to have. I cannot thank her enough for everything she did for us, including making last minute accommodations for some uninvited guests. The food and beverages that Catering St. Louis provides is also outstanding! They were able to meet the special needs of my gluten-free matron of honor and my dairy-free mom. Overall we are so glad and grateful that Catering St. Louis worked with us throughout our entire wedding, and we would Highly recommend them for weddings and other corporate events. Thank you so much from the bottom of our hearts. You made our wedding of our dreams come true.

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Dear Leasa, Ed, Alaynne, and Staff, we would like to say what a pleasure it was to work with you all. Everything for our wedding was outstanding, and we truly appreciate all the kindness you gave us. You all went above and beyond our expectations and made our dreams come true. The food and drinks were excellent, the service was wonderful, and everything was 10/10! We are so grateful and we wish you the best!

(thank you note from bride & groom)

Dear Alaynne, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways...LOL! I cannot express how grateful I am for all that you did for our wedding, and for us! You are so awesome, and I will be forever grateful that I had the wedding of my dreams thanks to you! I hope you know how much peace of mind I had knowing I could trust you, and knowing you would be on top of it all. I am slightly sad to think our relationship is now coming to an end, but I hope you find every blessing in your future.

Seriously, thank you SO MUCH!

(thank you note from bride)

Allen - Kogut Wedding Reception

Forest Park Visitor Center

October 2017

 

This venue and Catering St. Louis were SO easy to work with! They made coordinating our big day such a breeze. Our planner, Joanna, was so helpful, fun, and helped make our wedding absolutely perfect. I can't recommend enough!

As featured on "The Knot" profile for Forest Park Visitor Center

Elgin - VonDras Wedding Reception

Forest Park Visitor Center

October 2017


Catering St. Louis was a breeze to work with! Sandy Nienhaus who was our event coordinator was amazing and was a joy to work with. She took care of everything for us so I didn't have to worry about anything the day of our wedding. They were extremely accommodating when we decided to add two entree choices and wanted to have a second tasting. Overall the food was delicious and we heard nothing but good things from the guests at our wedding in regards to the food and service. Would definitely recommend them!

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Hi Sandy, I just wanted to say from Nick and I, thank you so much for everything! Our wedding day was nothing short of perfect and a lot of that had to do with you and Catering St. Louis! I can't thank you enough for all the coordinating you did so I didn't have to worry with anything on the day of...it truly helped all of us have a wonderful time. The food was delicious and everything was so beautiful. Hats off to you and your crew...you did an amazing job and we couldn't have asked for the day to go any better. Thank you and good luck with all of your future events!

(additional comments from client)

Barry - Still Wedding Reception

Old Barn Inn at St. Albans

October 2017

 

Amazing! So intimate and beautiful for our rehearsal dinner! Nice dining and outdoor patio. I find this to be a little hidden gem no one knows about in STL. They were so fun and pleasant to work with to make sure everything was perfect for us. Thank you!

As featured on "The Knot" profile for City Cottage on Chouteau

Fallert Rehearsal Dinner

City Cottage on Chouteau

October 2017

 

Hi Alaynne! The wedding was absolutely beautiful and everyone seemed to truly enjoy themselves. We can't thank you and the Catering St. Louis staff enough for making this event a night to remember. You, Jennifer, and Brie were absolutely wonderful to work with and made everything smooth and easy. Again, thank you from the bottom of our hearts.

Krchma - Friese Wedding Reception

Oliva on the Hill

October 2017

 

We just had our wedding at City Cottage on Chouteau and could not have been happier with the service and the event. We worked with Joanna Lane, who was amazing to work with! She always got back to me right away and made sure the night was perfect!! If I could do it over again, I would 100% still book this location and catering company. The food was incredible and our guests had a fabulous time.

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Holyan - Postiglione Wedding Reception

City Cottage on Chouteau

October 2017

 

To Whom It May Concern,

Last Friday night, we had an event at City Cottage celebrating the marriage of my son and his new bride. I just wanted to say that the evening was perfect and everyone had a marvelous time! I can't tell you how many comments and compliments I've received about the evening. Everything was perfect from the setting, to the food and even the weather cooperated! Your staff was so helpful and friendly. Everyone had so much fun we had to literally escort them out of the building at 10:00pm. Above all, I wanted to compliment Rhonda Wineinger for her expert planning and handling of the whole event from the first call to the very end of the evening. She was professional yet very understanding. This is our third event she has helped us plan with your company and we have total confidence in her. Again, I just wanted to let you know what a wonderful evening we had and how much we enjoyed working with you and your staff.

(note from client)

This is our 3rd event with Catering St. Louis and each time it's been fantastic. All of our events have been different and unique. We've worked with Rhonda on all 3 and we couldn't have had a better person to help us. Our kids also thought she was wonderful! I've recommended Catering St. Louis to many friends.

(additional comments from client)

Quick Post Wedding Celebration

City Cottage on Chouteau

October 2017

 

Alaynne, THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU, we had the best time, it was even better than I thought it would be. I know our guests enjoyed it too and I got so many compliments on the venue, service, food and set up. You are so awesome! It could not have been better. Thanks again for everything! We're so grateful!

Goldammer - Bollmann Post Wedding Reception

Missouri Botanical Garden - Monsanto Hall

October 2017

 

Dear Sandy, thank you so much for all of your help with the wedding. You have been absolutely amazing!! It was so nice to know you were keeping track of all the vendors. There's no way that this wedding would have gone so smoothly without you. Thank you!

McCay - Jacobwitz Wedding Reception

Old Barn Inn at St. Albans

October 2017

 

Hi Carleen, we received your 'Thank You' note in yesterday's mail. Wish for you to know that, we equally enjoyed working with you. We really appreciate all you did running up to & during the event! Everything was absolutely wonderful at the reception! It was magnificent ...thanks to you!

Demse - Ellison Wedding Reception

City Cottage on Chouteau

October 2017

 

We love you guys!! Best time ever!!

Kubala - Lynch Wedding Ceremony & Reception

Three Barn Farm

September 2017

 

My husband and I were just wed at the Missouri Botanical Garden with the help of Catering St. Louis! Our ceremony was held at the Gladney Rose Garden, and the reception was held in Monsanto Hall. The weather was perfect, and everything was absolutely wonderful! Aurianna Cooper helped coordinate the ceremony, and Kathy Pelch coordinated the reception. Both were fabulous! Aurianna and Kathy were extremely helpful and helped to make things stress-free. They answered my endless questions and were both on-hand the day of the wedding to make sure things ran smoothly! I can truly recommend these two individuals and the entire Catering St. Louis team! The service was exceptional; all staff were friendly and helpful. And, the food was divine! All of our guests raved about how delicious everything was! I had always heard my wedding would be the best day of my life, and it absolutely was. Thank you so much, Catering St. Louis!

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Chapman - Parker Wedding Ceremony & Reception

Missouri Botanical Garden - Gladney Rose Garden & Monsanto Hall

September 2017

 

Very helpful, friendly, and professional. The crew we had was able to change our time schedule at the last second with no problem. Very accommodating.

Davis - Graham Wedding Celebration

September 2017

 

From the initial viewing at Oliva for the Rehearsal Dinner - we felt this was the perfect place. Since all of the grooms family were spread out all across the USA except for his brother the Best Man who also lives in St. Louis - and all would be flying or driving in we wanted to express our appreciation and show them the beauty that is St. Louis - especially the Hill area - Kathy Pelch our event coordinator helped us put together an evening that was beyond our hopes for a beautiful beginning to our son’s Wedding .... from appetizers - an accommodating chef who did a split entree for our sit down dinner for 80 to bringing in the grooms hometown favorite chocolate candy as addition to the dessert plate - the friendly bartenders and wait staff and us bringing in a special hometown candy of the groom - to the various social spaces for our families to get to know each other and our now beautiful daughter in law to the cigar bar to end the evening- both families loved - laughed and just simply enjoyed an simply elegant but relaxing 4 hour event - Oliva was the start to a amazing Wedding Weekend !!!! The brides family is all in St. Louis and they said this was the best Rehearsal Dinner they had ever attended - a perfect beginning to this new family .... it was simply perfect ... and the staff from Start to Finish is beyond compare! Thank You to All!

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Lantz Rehearsal Dinner

Oliva on the Hill

September 2017

 

My daughter's wedding at Three Barn Farm was nothing short of perfect. Catering St. Louis was phenomenal in all aspects. They were very easy to work with, professional, and detail oriented. We had rave reviews on the venue, the food, and the service. The event planner and wedding day coordinator were so pleasant, extremely helpful, and really took care of us. It was a relief to have so much support during the planning and on the day itself. Many thanks to Catering St. Louis for an elegant and magical evening!!

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We were so pleased with how everything turned out. The entire venue looked surreal and idyllic. It really could not have been more perfect and it was everything I had hoped for! Thank you so much for your hard work!

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DeLeon - Todd Wedding Reception

Three Barn Farm

September 2017

 

Rhonda W. and Eddie did an exceptional job!

Schick - Rule Wedding Reception

Forest Park Visitor Center

September 2017

 

We held our rehearsal dinner at Oliva on the Hill - everything from end to end was PERFECT!! The planning coordinators are meticulous, caring and very attentive to your needs and details. The venue was beautiful with both the indoor seating and bar and outdoor patio with firepit and water feature. And the most important item, the food was fabulous, served warm for over 50 guests - we had the beef tenderloin filet and our guests loved it and many took to-go boxes with them as the portion was generous. Given the experience we had, I have scheduled a second event with Catering St. Louis - I trust it will be as perfect as the first!!

As featured on "The Knot"

Good morning Rhonda H! The dinner last night was perfect!!! Food was fabulous, service was impeccable! We received so many compliments from our guests - the beef tenderloin was so above our expectations and served warm. And of course Pam was lovely and responded quickly to any of our requests. The bartender and servers were very professional- thank you for a fabulous evening for us and our 48 guests!!!!

(additional comments from client)

Bergjans Rehearsal Dinner

Oliva on the Hill

September 2017

 

Hi Carleen, just wanted to say thank you again the evening was gorgeous and perfect. I've been getting a steady stream of compliments on the Beauty of our event and so many comments on the food being the best food at a reception ever!! Thank you so much.

Vogt - Dimeo Wedding Ceremony & Reception

Missouri Botanical Garden - Gladney Rose Garden & Spink Pavilion

September 2017

 

Alaynne was amazing at our event. Everyone went above and beyond. We really appreciate it and all the help decorating and putting things out for us.

Musler - Washburn Wedding Reception

Old Barn Inn at St. Albans

September 2017

 

The most amazing and romantic venue for a wedding!

As featured on "Wedding Wire" profile for Oliva on the Hill

Morgan - Ligon Wedding Reception

Oliva on the Hill

September 2017

 

Dear Alaynne and Catering St. Louis Staff, thank you so much for making our wedding planning and celebrations so awesome! The Gardens, food, drinks, service - all the little details - were excellent. We all had a great time and were glad to hear you all enjoyed the night as well. Keep up the fantastic work and best wishes this holiday season.

(thank you note from bride & groom)

Our overall experience was excellent. Thank you to Alaynne and Pam for all of their help and assistance throughout the evening. We will recommend the staff and venue to others and wouldn't hesitate to re-book events with your organization in the future.

(additional comments from client)

Zoellner - Leal Wedding Reception

Missouri Botanical Garden - Monsanto Hall

September 2017

 

Hi Sandy, just wanted to say thank you for helping me coordinate our wedding. I'm so happy with how everything turned out and I really don't think I could have done it without you. I appreciate all the time and energy you put into making everything so lovely and seamless!

Rapp - DeAtley Wedding Reception

Old Barn Inn at St. Albans

September 2017

 

Hi Rhonda W., I wanted to thank you for all your help and your nice note! We had a wonderful time and everything was so beautiful! Thanks again!
Rich - Stephens Wedding Reception

Missouri Botanical Garden-Lehmann Rose Garden & Spink Pavilion

September 2017

 

Hi Cathy, wanted to say a big THANK YOU for making our day so special. We loved having our wedding reception at City Cottage on Aug. 5. You were amazing as well as the staff. We appreciate that you kept us on track all night. We thought it was so special that everyone signed a congrats card, and we're enjoying our coffee mugs! So many nice touches. My parents mentioned that it was so thoughtful that you had all the gifts packed up and placed in their car. Again, thank you!

Spindel - Lim Wedding Reception

City Cottage on Chouteau

August 2017

 

Rhonda W., you all were terrific and everything was fantastic. I would definitely recommend you guys and use you again...You all are 5-star quality in our book. You are a jewel and I love your spirit. Eboné said you did missionary work, and Sue the (harpist) does missionary work as well and also has a beautiful spirit. You guys are good people and I am so happy to have met you. Each and every professional person we worked with was pleasant and 5 star quality people/company and treated our family and friends like royalty. I would recommend everybody and do a survey with all EXCELLENT's. Please send me a link or survey and I will definitely fill it out on the catering company as well as the staff. It's been a pleasure meeting you and working with you

Lewis - Harden Wedding Reception

Forest Park Visitor Center

August 2017


Fantastic!!! Kathy was outstanding. Everyone who worked the event did a fantastic job. I can't tell you how many compliments we had about everything. We could not have had a better time. My daughter and son-in-law were on cloud nine! Just perfect!! Thank you!!

Schnur - Aylsworth Wedding Reception

Old Barn Inn at St. Albans

August 2017

 

We had a wonderful experience with our staff at the event and we loved Rhonda W! You all helped make our wedding so special. Thank you!

Andersen - Guttmann Wedding Reception

Forest Park Visitor Center

August 2017

 

Hi Sandy, you guys did a really great job all around! From the food, set-up, and service it was better than we expected. All of the feedback was very positive, and we are really happy about that. Thanks for everything!!

Cappo - Shovlain Wedding Reception

Old Barn Inn at St. Albans

August 2017

 

Catering St. Louis has many beautiful locations for wedding receptions, but what makes a venue special is the people behind the scene. I can’t say enough about the management and staff at Catering St. Louis. From our first meeting with Joanna the event planner, our daughter and her fiancée were impressed with the attention to detail, the willingness to work with our requests, and the delicious food and wine we sampled at the tasting. Catering St. Louis has several meal and beverage options at reasonable prices. They also coordinate with all the other vendors involved to achieve a once in a lifetime wedding reception for the bride and groom and they kept in touch with us until the day of the wedding to offer any assistance that was needed. At the reception everything was just as we had hoped for thanks to the event captain Pam and her staff. I will recommend Catering St. Louis to everyone who is looking for a first class catering company for any event. I also want to give a special thank you to Carleen who stepped in when Joanna went on maternity leave. She made everything perfect for the special day and I could not have done it without her!

As featured on "The Knot"

Hi Carleen, just to let you know, I have had so many people tell me how beautiful the reception was, that the meal was delicious, and how nice the staff was. Catering STL is a 5 star company in my opinion and I will always refer everyone to you. On a personal note, I want to tell you how much I appreciate all that you did to make my daughter Alex’s wedding day so wonderful. She and Brian were very happy with their special day.

(additional comments from client)

Bannes - Kushner Wedding Reception

Forest Park Visitor Center

July 2017

This venue was absolutely perfect for our wedding! Everything was perfect - The food, the service, the atmosphere! Everyone at Catering St. Louis was an amazing to work with you!! We cannot recommend them enough!!

As featured on "The Knot" profile for Forest Park Visitor Center

 

Alaynne, thank you so much for everything you did for our wedding! We could not be happier! It was everything we wanted and more! It was a such a pleasure working with you and Catering STL over the past year and half! We could not have asked for a better experience! This email could go one forever express our gratitude! There are really no words! Please let us know if you need any recommendations letters from us! We plan on writing reviews on the knot and facebook! I will also send you pictures if you would like to have any from the photographer! Again- THANK YOU THANK YOU! Please express our thank yous to Pam and Mark!

(note from bride)

Good Morning Alaynne, just a small email to tell you what a WONDERFUL, MEMORABLE wedding we had! You were the BEST!! The rehearsal dinner to the wedding reception was the BEST food and décor we could have asked for!! The staff was out of this world! They were so polite and helpful! Please tell your assistant that she was so sweet to us as well! Oliva Lofts was the perfect setting for the ladies to get dressed! Also please tell Mark that he was so good to us. I can’t express how grateful we are for all your help and patience! You are 5 STARS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

(note from mother of bride)

There are no words to express how thankful we are for going with you! You have been great from the beginning to the end. We will recommend you to all of our friends. Alaynne & Pam - thank you!! Thank you! xoxo

Sansone - Rosado Wedding Reception

Forest Park Visitor Center

July 2017

 

We hosted our rehearsal dinner at City Cottage and loved it! It was the perfect place! We loved every second of it . It was all amazing - the food, the service, the atmosphere!

As featured on "The Knot" profile for City Cottage on Chouteau

Hi Alaynne! The rehearsal dinner was so great. Everyone loved the food, wine, and of course the venue. You all did an amazing job and it was everything we wanted. The wedding reception was of course just perfect. So much fun!!!! I would like to leave a review for you, City Cottage and Catering St. Louis. Where is/are the best places to do that so people can read them? Thank you so much!! It was great meeting and working with you.

(note from mother of groom)

Rosado Rehearsal Dinner

City Cottage on Chouteau

July 2017

 

Dear Lauren, on behalf of Emily and Travis and myself, thank you for a beautiful event. Everyone loved the food and the space was perfect. Please tell your staff what a fantastic job they did. And you, of course, did an excellent service to all. I will always recommend you and Catering St. Louis.

(thank you note from client)

Everyone in attendance remarked glowingly about the food and venue, but especially the service and attention to detail. And of course, the warm friendliness of entire staff and planner.

(additional comments from client)

Bussen Wain Post Wedding Reception

City Cottage on Chouteau

July 2017

 

From the initial call about availability of the Spink Pavilion to the event was a pleasure. Kathy did a great job helping us with the menu, table arrangements, and access for disabled attendees. She is a gem! The whole event impressed the guests. I would recommend that anyone wanting a great event to use you, and Kathy!

Simon - Stone Wedding Reception

Missouri Botanical Garden - Spink Pavilion

July 2017

 

This was a very long process for us and Sandy has been amazing through it all. Our baby girl had her special fairy-tale wedding. This was a great experience for us! Thank you!

Szczepan - Scoville Wedding Reception

Old Barn Inn at St. Albans

July 2017

 

Beautiful reception, but the best part...Rhonda! Thank you for everything.

Baker - Huber Wedding Reception

Forest Park Visitor Center

July 2017

 

Rhonda W., everything about the Melvin-Thomas Rehearsal Dinner last Friday night was PERFECT! Of course, it started last December when you began working with us over the phone to book this amazing venue. It continued as you guided us through the process so warmly and professionally and as time grew near, you were patient with us and helped us secure the final details. THEN, we arrived on June 30 to find excellent signage in the parking lot to guide our guests, wide open red doors that led us into the garden in all of its splendor and down the walk to the Spink Pavilion. The outdoor tables, indoor seating and exquisite buffet exceeded our expectations. Further, you had listened carefully to our interests regarding the place of wine along with non-alcoholic drinks and created a plan that suited all of our guests. The AV guy got us all set up to allow us to quickly personalize the space. All of the servers were very professional and readily available to take really good care of our guests, who all had such a wonderful time! Rhonda, we really loved this event and we are so thankful for the opportunity to work with you and Catering St Louis. To sum it up, you carried this event off exactly like we had hoped and more. It was PERFECT! Thank you for all of your work and care over the details, and in the process, caring for us.

Thomas Rehearsal Dinner

Spink Pavilion at Missouri Botanical Garden

June 2017

 

Carleen, thank you so much for everything you have done to make Hanna's wedding everything that she dreamed of. You have gone above and made us feel so special. From the moment we met you, we felt the love - for your beautiful farm, each other and for us. You will always be a very special part of our memories on this day. Enjoy!

Botney - Rudolph Wedding Reception

Three Barn Farm

June 2017

 

Rhonda H. was a dream to work with. Always clear and concise but very flexible as we needed to make changes. She was never pushy and she made suggestions but never tried to push us in one way! Lauren did a nice job keeping the evening flowing. Our event was PERFECT! Thanks so much!

Garman Rehearsal Dinner

Boathouse N. Patio

June 2017

 

Sandy, what a spectacular night. I can't thank you enough for helping make it so special. You were so very thoughtful and helpful throughout the entire evening. The gods were certainly smiling on us with that incredible weather. The food was fabulous and your staff were awesome. Thank you so very much. You are the best.

Donio - Staley Wedding Reception

Old Barn Inn at St. Albans

June 2017

 

Rhonda was very helpful throughout the entire process. She made excellent recommendations and worked well with all of our vendors. We love Rhonda!

Aurelio - Purcell Wedding Reception

Forest Park Visitor Center

June 2017

 

Joanna, we had the most amazing celebration on Friday for our rehearsal dinner, and your staff was/is tremendous. Please reiterate our sincere thank-yous and appreciation for the amazing job they did. We've received so many wonderful comments at how lovely the evening was. Also, how fortunate we were regarding weather! If there is an ideal place we can write a review or leave a testimonial about our great experience with you all, we would be more than happy to. Let us know. Thanks so much again and all the best to you!

(note from bride)

Everything was absolutely amazing for the rehearsal dinner! The patio looked beautiful and the food was delicious! There was plenty of food at all times. The staff was so tentative to all of our needs! This was exactly what Michael and Alex wanted. You and your staff made the rehearsal perfect!

(note from mother of groom)

Sommer Rehearsal Dinner

Boathouse N. Patio

June 2017

 

Alaynne, Catering St. Louis did an amazing job with the food and service the other night. We were very impressed. Thanks again for everything.

Peterson - Sloan Wedding Reception

World's Fair Pavilion

June 2017

 

Rhonda, I want to thank you and your staff for an absolutely perfect rehearsal dinner. So many of our guests complimented the venue, the food and the service. The evening surpassed my expectations. Thank you for all that you did on Mick and Megan's behalf, it was an absolutely perfect evening.

Guletz Rehearsal Dinner

Oliva on the Hill

June 2017

 

Alaynne, the rehearsal dinner was fantastic. We received so many compliments on the food; the set-up was great, and it was even more than we had envisioned! It fit our family very well with a relaxed atmosphere and casual conversations in a gorgeous outdoor setting. I couldn't have asked to work with a better event coordinator. You truly made it very easy on our part, and you and Pam were a delight to meet the night of the rehearsal and it looked just beautiful... with new table runners that matched our little gift. I very much enjoyed our time planning this event and hope too, that our paths cross again! Thank you Alaynne, and I hope your summer goes well. I know this is such a busy time for you. Take care.

Sloan Rehearsal Dinner

Boathouse N. Patio

June 2017

Dear Alaynne, I'm not sure I can adequately find the words to express to you just how thankful I am to have been able to work with you in creating Chloe's wonderful wedding! You were so helpful with great ideas and suggestions. You were as accommodative as you could be and always available when needed. Not to mention you were very professional yet very fun too!! I felt that the event itself went perfectly! I know this means that your management of all the "behind-the-scenes" things made that possible. Knowing that I was in such good hands was invaluable to me! Catering St. Louis does an amazing job with the food and its presentation, but I can't imagine anyone being better at what you do!! Thank you so very much for being such a big part of making Chloe's day special! If there were an opportunity to work with you again in the future I would look forward to it wholeheartedly!!

(note from mother of bride)

Can't say enough about Alaynne! She was awesome to work with! Our event was handled beautifully. The presentation was beautiful and seamless. The food was very good. The staff was very professional. I would definitely recommend Catering St. Louis and would use your services again!

(additional comments from client)

Saeks - Cole Wedding Reception

Old Barn Inn at St. Albans

May 2017

 

Perfect! It was everything we, and the bride and groom, wanted for the evening. Alaynne made the process stress free. The space was perfect, both for cocktails and for dinner, with the lovely weather a bonus. Dinner service was congenial and unobtrusive, and we knew the food would be delicious.

Brady Rehearsal Dinner

Missouri Botanical Garden - Spink Pavilion

May 2017

 

Hi Rhonda, I was just going to send you a little note to thank you for everything you did for us but you beat me to the punch! You truly helped make our day so special and I really appreciate everything you did for us! Especially the desert to-go box! That was such an amazing surprise the next morning because I did not get a single piece at the reception! It was all gone!! Which is a good thing but still I was so happy that you reserved some for us so that we could have a taste the next day! But in all honesty, I really appreciate how you and Pam went above and beyond at both our rehearsal and reception to help give us the best wedding weekend! We enjoyed everything and I will definitely be recommending Catering St. Louis and your venues to everyone! Thank you, thank you, thank you!!

Huskey - Julius Rehearsal Dinner & Wedding Reception

Rehearsal Dinner at City Cottage on Chouteau

Wedding Reception at Forest Park Visitor Center

May 2017

 

Hi Alaynne, I owe you a gigantic thank you note. Our wedding was perfect. So perfect that I continue to tear up when I think of it. Everything that Catering St. Louis did was amazing. From the decoration, to the service, to the amazing food...I am so lucky that I got to have my wedding there. Special thank you for the bustle situation..I didn't realize you would be a jack of all trades but was so lucky and grateful for that as well! I think we might still have a couple of weeks for pictures but I promise to send those along once we get them in. I am going to try to think of an excuse to hold another event at the Visitor's center (or another Catering St. Louis venue) but I promise you that I will hands down recommend you to anyone I come across. I hope you have a good rest of the summer and thanks again for everything!

(note from bride)

Alaynne and her team were hands down the most integral part of making our wedding day a success! The venue was perfect, the food was amazing, and everything was easy and stress free along the way. I wish we could recreate the whole thing! I would 100% recommend this company and Alaynne to anyone!

(additional comments from client)

Donath - Thornton Wedding Reception

Forest Park Visitor Center

May 2017

 

Dear Rhonda, Ben and I want to convey our most heartfelt gratitude for all your effort in coordinating our reception. From the moment we saw your smiling face atop the stairs leading into the Visitor Center, we knew the evening was going to be magical. The Trolley Room looked stunning. And the food, which spurred many a compliment from friends and family throughout the evening, was delicious. That the reception turned out so wonderful is a testament to your talent and professionalism during the entirety of the planning process. As Ben and I keep repeating to each other, we had such a great team (of which you were a key player!). From the bottom of our hearts, thank you so much! Please let me know how we can return the favor.

(thank you note from bride & groom)

The food was fabulous! We're still getting compliments a month later! Rhonda was an amazing planner, always gracious and accessible. Rhonda was a consummate professional. We so enjoyed working with everyone at Catering St. Louis.

(additional comments from client)

Smith - Simmons Wedding Reception

Forest Park Visitor Center

May 2017

 

Alaynne was excellent. We had many compliments from our guests about the entire evening - ambiance, service, and especially the food! We are already planning to come down on Wednesday evenings with friends and family. Mark and Alaynne, thanks for making our son's rehearsal dinner a memorable one.

Kaestner Rehearsal Dinner

Oliva on the Hill

May 2017

 

Joanna-- thank you and your staff for a memorable party last night. You and your staff could not have been more helpful and gracious to us and our guests. Everyone raved about the venue, food and especially the service. Thanks again and please pass this along to Mark and Carleen, who stopped by to see me-- most thoughtful.

Meet and Greet Mr. & Mrs. Kotiza

City Cottage on Chouteau

May 2017


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Corporate/Private Events

Dear Peggy, my sincere compliments to you and the event team from October 25: Kelly, Ed, Breianna, Jared, Nicole, Sandra, and Jennifer. Each person played an important role to ensure that the McDonnell Center dinner was a lovely event to honor our distinguished lecturer, Dr. Jun Ye and long time Washington University faculty member, Professor John Clark. Before the guests arrived, I took a few pictures to capture the fall beauty of The Whittemore House. I thought you might enjoy seeing them.

Washington University "McDonnell Center Dinner"

Whittemore House

October 2017

 

Katie, Carleen, and the awesome team at Catering St. Louis are top notch! This is the second event we've done with Catering St. Louis and I'm always impressed by the quality and care we receive. Thank you!

Girls on the Run St. Louis "Kate T. Parker Reception"

October 2017

 

Debbie, the bartender, was super! Nicole was so attentive and quick to respond to questions/needs that evening. Lauren was quick to get the audio going for my chair to talk. Thanks all!

Washington University Dept. of Neuroscience "Faculty Welcome"

City Cottage on Chouteau

October 2017

 

Rhonda H. and Leasa, hello you two, I cannot believe I forgot to reach out and say THANK YOU!!!!!! Our Surprise Birthday Party for Cathy and Norma was AMAZING! SO much fun! Your staff and yummy food and drink were fantastic. And the venue of course....breathtaking! Thank you so much for your patience and help to make it a huge success!!! XO

Duggan Surprise Birthday

Oliva on the Hill

October 2017

 

Hi Alaynne, I want to say a huge thanks again for all of your efforts to make our client reception such a success! You are an absolute pleasure to work with and I hope that we can do it again soon!

CIBC Customer Appreciation

World's Fair Pavilion

October 2017


Carleen, thank you so much for everything- we got through another Henry Shaw dinner! I can't wait to grab one of those brownies today- You and the CSL team are the best, I appreciate your attention to all of our events, but squeezing the Henry Shaw dinner into Best of MO week is always a huge accomplishment.

(comments from client)

The food last night was fabulous! Everyone thought so. Thank you!

(additional comments from client)

Henry Shaw Dinner

Missouri Botanical Garden - Linnean Plaza

October 2017

 

Carleen, I can't thank you enough for such a wonderful event! It was perfect!

Forest Park Forever "Peter Sortino Tribute"

Forest Park Visitor Center

October 2017

 

Rhonda H. & Lauren could not have been better. Kudos to everyone for making our 25th anniversary party such a wonderful success!

Bortle 25th Wedding Anniversary Celebration

City Cottage on Chouteau

September 2017

 

Carleen is awesome to work with. She is a great partner and always delivers what she promises, and then some.

Ungerboeck Conference

September 2017

 

We hope to come back for a third year in 2018!

Annual Guardian Society Recognition Event

Missouri Botanical Garden - Spink Pavilion

September 2017

 

Carleen is an excellent planner. No detail goes unnoticed.

Forest Park Forever "Posh Picnic"

September 2017

 

Hi Lauren, the event was a great success – thank you so much to you and your team. The venue was great, along with the service staff, food, and all the work you, Katie, and Kathy put in. Thank you!

Centerpoint Energy Services "Retirement Party"

Missouri Botanical Garden - Spink Pavilion

September 2017

 

Excellent! Carleen is the best!

Glaxo Smith Kline Dinner

City Cottage on Chouteau

September 2017

 

Carleen, we want to thank you and the staff for a great evening at the Boathouse! Jim and I send our thanks for turning the night into a spectacular event (including adding the additional plates). Everyone had a good time. Compliments to Lauren and Ron, who were very friendly and professional. Again thanks Carleen.

Anniversary Event

Boathouse Annex

September 2017

 

I could not be more pleased. The food was excellent and every attendee commented to that effect. Even more, the staff from the first contact to the end of the event were helpful in every way and just as cooperative.

National Labor Relations Board "Regional Director Reception"

Missouri Botanical Garden - Spink Pavilion

August 2017

 

Everything was amazing! From start to finish. We couldn't ask for a better event space and company to work with for our corporate events! We hope to use Catering St. Louis in the future!

American Boiler "Retirement Party"

Oliva on the Hill

August 2017

 

Great evening! Staff did an excellent job!

Mid America Transplant Services "Annual Decade Club Banquet"

Missouri Botanical Garden - Spink Pavilion

August 2017

 

Good Morning Lauren, I just wanted to say THANK YOU to you and your staff for a great job you did for our office outing and luncheon. I’ve received so many compliments that the setting, food, and service were just absolutely great. We can’t thank you enough for helping us make this a great event for our staff.

(note from client)

We loved our outing! Thanks for making it so much fun!

(additional comments from client)

USI Employee Luncheon

Boathouse N. Patio

June 2017

 

Hi Alaynne, our bank hosts and guests enjoyed the evening – the weather was perfect and you and your team did an excellent job in preparing and presenting the food/beverages! Thank you again for all of your hard work. It was a pleasure working with you.

Chase Customer Appreciation

Missouri Botanical Garden - Spink Pavilion

June 2017

 

Lauren, thanks again for a great evening. I was so pleased with everything! Katie loved her birthday party. It would not have happened without you. Wishing you all the best.

Katie's 90th Birthday Party

Whittemore House

June 2017

 

We held our President's Dinner in the Spink Pavilion and the whole experience was excellent!

Surgical Infection Society "Conference Dinner"

Missouri Botanical Garden - Spink Pavilion

May 2017

 

Everything was wonderful! Kathy was great to work with.

Washington University Genetics Faculty Event

Missouri Botanical Garden - Spink Pavilion

May 2017

 

The party was wonderful! Everything looked beautiful. Band was fun. Food was excellent!

Rhodey Construction Anniversary Party

World's Fair Pavilion

May 2017

 

It was a great event. Thanks to everyone at Catering St. Louis who helped make it a success.

The Business Bank of Saint Louis

Missouri Botanical Garden - Spink Pavilion

May 2017

 

Delicious food, exceptional service, and the venue - first class. Katie, Rhonda, and Pam were extremely helpful in making our business event a success! We will happily use Catering St. Louis for future events.

Hager Companies "All Day Meeting"

Oliva on the Hill

April 2017

 

Dear Rhonda, on behalf of the Washington University Department of Anesthesiology, I would like to thank you and the Catering St. Louis staff for again making the C.R. Stephen Dinner such a success. As always, the attention to detail was outstanding and the food was delicious. Please accept my sincere appreciation for all of your hard work in ensuring our events are memorable, and I look forward to the next one.
Washington University Dept. Anesthesiology "CR Stephen Dinner"
Forest Park Visitor Center
April 2017

 

Rhonda H. and the Catering St. Louis staff made the event easy and fun for all. Thank you!

Jack's 30th Birthday Celebration

Boathouse Annex

April 2017

 

Kathy was exceptional. I wish I could hire her! She went out of her way to make everyone and everything just right. Fantastic!

Fruend Memorial Luncheon

Soulard Preservation Hall

April 2017

 

Our experience was wonderful; everyone we worked with (Katie, Carleen, the event staff) was amazing. The little touches (matching linens to our logo and boxing up remaining food for our staff) made such a big difference. Our guests raved about the event, and we are looking at other events to host at the Garden and with Catering St. Louis. Thank you!

Girls on the Run "Resilience Film"

Missouri Botanical Garden - Monsanto Hall

March 2017

 

Carleen, Katie: Just wanted to say thank you for all the arrangements you handled for the Civic Progress meeting yesterday, both my boss and our client contact were very pleased!

Civic Progress Breakfast

Forest Park Visitor Center

March 2017

 

Being that it was my 1st time planning this event I must say Rhonda made this absolutely painless. She walked me through step by step, gave creative, insightful suggestions, and was patient and flexible allowing me time to navigate this new responsibility. I will recommend Catering St. Louis and Rhonda not only for work related events but to friends and family.

Washington University Department of Hematology "PSTP Dinner"

January 2017

 

Absolute perfection! We had our annual corporate holiday party catered by Catering St. Louis and the 135 people that attended were all extremely impressed. The food was delicious and the service was outstanding. I would highly recommend them to anyone.

Google Review for Catering St. Louis Events

Kathy & Kelly were both outstanding! They went above and beyond to insure all guests were enjoying their evening. I would highly recommend Catering St. Louis to anyone.

(additional comments from client)

CBRE "Glow Holiday Party"

Missouri Botanical Garden - Kemper Center

December 2016

 

This was fantastic – as we knew it would be. Catering St. Louis and Rhonda W. are so reliably outstanding – we're spoiled now.

Washington University Department of Surgery "Holiday Party"

Boathouse Annex

December 2016

 

Our food was delicious, the team went above and beyond, and it was an overall success. We are looking forward to using Catering St. Louis in the future.

Trivers Associates "Holiday Party"

December 2016

 

Rhonda H., I can't thank you enough for the wonderful party we had at the Botanical Garden. The event was meticulously organized and the food and drinks were delicious! My doctors/owners were very pleased. You have a great group. We will definitely use you again!

Premiere Eye Association "Glow Holiday Party"

Missouri Botanical Garden - Kemper Center

December 2016


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Ameren
Anheuser-Busch
Ascension Ventures
Bank of America
BJC Healthcare

Barry-Wehmiller

Bethesda Health Group
Boeing Company
Brown Shoe Company
Carmody MacDonald
Charter Communications
Colliers International
Coldwell Banker Gundaker
Commerce Bank
Cooperative Home Care
Covidien Pharmaceuticals
Danforth Center
Danna McKitrick, P.C.
Delta Dental of Missouri
Des Peres Hospital
Destination St. Louis
Doll Services & Engineering
Eaton Corporation
EDSI - Engineering Design Source, Inc.
Edward Jones
Enterprise Rent-A-Car
Esse Health
Explore Green
Express Scripts
First Bank
Fleishman Hillard
Forest Park Forever
Foster & Adoptive Care Coalition
FP&S Feed Products
Glaxo Smith Kline
Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C.
HOK
Husch & Eppenberger
KPMG
Lambert St. Louis International Airport
Marsh & McLennan
Macy's
Maritz
Maryville University
Materials Lifecycle Management Company
Merck Inc.
Merrill Lynch
Missouri Botanical Garden
Monsanto Company
Nature's Variety
Nestle Purina
Northern Trust
Oates Associates, Inc.
Peabody Energy
Pfizer Pharmaceuticals
PGAV
PNC
Ralcorp Holdings, Inc.
Regional Business Council
Rubin Brown
Saint Louis Art Museum
Saint Louis Science Center
Saint Louis University
Saint Louis University Hospital
Sigma-Aldrich
Smith Kline Beecham
Solutia
St. Anthony's Medical Center
Stifel Nicolaus
St. Louis Artists' Guild
St. Louis Business Journal
St. Louis Council of Construction Consumers
St. Louis Jewish Community Center
St. Louis Magazine
St. Louis RCGA
St. Louis Symphony
Stone Carlie & Company
UMB Bank
Thompson Coburn LLP
Ungerboeck Systems International, Inc.
United Way of Greater St. Louis
University of Missouri - St. Louis
U.S. Bank
Washington University
Webster University
Wells Fargo Advisors
Williams, Venker & Sanders
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