From San Diego to Santa Barbara, CA.
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GOOD GRACIOUS! Events is an award-winning catering company best known for their innovative menus, trendsetting presentation, and careful attention to detail. They commit themselves to three concepts: Reinvention. Renewal. Rethinking. With these concepts in mind, they strive to prepare the freshest seasonal ingredients in creative and exciting ways, using the greenest methods and most recyclable materials possible. They stay on the cutting-edge of culinary creations while maintaining an old-school approach to attentive customer service. For GOOD GRACIOUS! Events, it’s all about food, fun and love.
- On-staff mixologist
- Event design and rental arrangements
- Venue and vendor selection
- Budget management
- Wedding day management and full wedding planning services
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“We loved every single dish! The hors d’oeuvres tasted as good as they looked, the salad was the best I’ve ever had, the steak and salmon entrees were perfectly cooked, and don’t even get me started on the awesome dessert!!!”
“They are organized, creative with the menu, easily accessible via phone and email, professional, and fun!”
“The food was restaurant-quality food. You couldn’t tell it was catered due to the beautiful presentation, the flavor, and the wonderful, attentive service.”
“Everyone in my family was blown away by the presentation and how delicious the food was.”
“They were very willing to work with me to create the exact menu I wanted and they were able to work with my overall with budget, too.”
“The overall tasting experience was a perfect 10. Two thumbs up for Good Gracious!”
“Our guests keep telling as how great the food was and how much fun they had at our wedding—even a few months after!”
“They weren’t in it to push their ideas on us. We knew what we wanted and they helped us make the day our own.”
“Any life event where I have needed a caterer, Good Gracious! Events has been there. I trust them 100% to provide exceptional service and amazing food.”
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What 3 words best describe your work?FULL SERVICE CATERING.
Tell us about your company name.I am from England and I thought this name was right for my company BUT I thought I would pass it by my mother. When I got through, I said "Hello Mum" …and she said "GOOD GRACIOUS, is that you Pauline?!" The name was born.
Why should someone hire you?We create fabulous weddings and delicious food to give our clients an exceptional experience.
What makes a wedding memorable for you?The couple themselves make it memorable—especially bringing together ALL the details that makes it their "own" and represent who they are.
What is the best advice you give a couple when planning their wedding?To hire professionals and a planner. They will guide you to make sure you have the right people for your needs and are savvy and have skills to know how you can maximize your budget. Enjoy the wedding journey; it should not be stressful but a happy time!
What's your favorite marriage advice?Give each other enough space to be who you are. Do not try to change that person. Yes there will be compromise on both sides, but all for the good of keeping a FABULOUS marriage. Pick your battles and take a moment to remember why you fell in LOVE with each other.
What's your favorite way to wind down after a hard day?Definitely a glass of red wine.
Good Gracious! Events Covers These Areas:
- Los Angeles
- Manhattan Beach / Palos Verdes / Long Beach
- Orange County
- Palm Springs / Palm Desert / Coachella Valley
- Santa Barbara County
- Santa Clarita Valley / Antelope Valley
- Ventura County
- And other areas by special arrangement.
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