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The French Gourmet Cakes

Wedding Cakes
Main Office Location:
960 Turquoise Street
San Diego, California 92109

Contact: Michel Malecot
Phone: 858/488-1725
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Service Area:

All of San Diego County

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Vendor Type { Cakes }
Company Founded { 1979 }
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The French Gourmet will treat you to a pastry and beverage when you arrange a one-on-one, no-obligation consultation with one of their event specialists where they will explore the delicious possibilities The French Gourmet international menus have to offer.

Services Offered

Well known in San Diego for their French Restaurant and Bakery, The French Gourmet goes above and beyond your typical caterer. In addition to freshly prepared top-quality gourmet cuisine, they provide wedding coordination services and rentals, wedding cake creation, alcohol service, and can even create edible favors for your guests.

Questions and Answers

What 3 words describe your work?

Full service catering.

Why should someone hire you?

Our experience, quality, and—we care.

What are the common misconceptions about your services?

Some people think we only do expensive French food and are not able to coordinate the whole event—none of which are true!

Tell us about a favorite, unusual or most interesting moment at a wedding:

Holding an umbrella over the bride in the pouring rain while still having the reception outdoors by a beautiful lake.

Tell us about a wedding you worked on that really makes you proud:

All weddings we work on make us proud. We have so much positive feedback. The best testimonial we ever received said "there was not enough money in the world to pay for what we had done" to make their wedding day so special.

What have weddings have taught you?


What is the best advice you give to a couple when planning their wedding?

  • Observe what happens at someone else's wedding… get ideas.
  • Let your personalities be reflected in the event
  • Be yourselves
  • Communicate expectations
  • Trust the professionals and don't micro-manage them

What are 3 words that describe your personality?

Happy. Generous. Optimistic.

What's your favorite book/movie/work of art?

Salvador Dali (art), The Far Side by Gary Larson (book).

What is your favorite quote or saying?

It's always a delicious day at The French Gourmet.

What's your favorite marriage advice?

  • Don't change your personality
  • Be spiritual
  • Follow the teachings of your religion

About This Company


The French Gourmet Cakes Covers These Areas:

Southern California
  - San Diego
  - And other areas by special arrangement.

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Verified Reviews from Real Brides & Grooms

“The French Gourmet had the best food, cake, cocktail bar, and coffee bar that I have ever tasted.”

“There isn’t one thing we would have changed about our experience with The French Gourmet. From pre-planning to post-wedding, every interaction was positive. They were very easygoing and handled our last minute changes without adding any stress to our lives.”

“The French Gourmet’s catering is so stylish and delicious that it enhanced the event experience as a whole.”

“We were thrilled with our menu. They exceeded our expectations!”

“Everything was absolutely delicious. The stations were assembled elegantly and added to the decor. The cake was gorgeous and delectable. The guests devoured it.”

“Many of the guests came up to look at the cake and take pictures and all said that it was the best cake they had ever tasted!”

“I always recommend The French Gourmet to friends or associates. The food is excellent and they took care of everything. I did not have to worry about anything except enjoying my friends and family.”

“Their food is great, their staff is great, their presentation is great and their cakes are great! I really could not give them a higher recommendation.”

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