Who We Are

We are a full service caterer with over twenty years experience in the Philadelphia region. Over the past two decades we have catered events at The Morris Arboretum, Clivden Mansion, The Betsy Ross House, The Curtis Arboretum, The Brossman Center as well as many private schools and homes. Our philosophy is to customize our abilities with your ideas. Together we can make your vision come true. Together we will craft menu to fit your specific needs.

Testimonials

Venues

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When your special day of commitment and celebration comes, you want everything to be perfect - including the setting. For an evening outdoor ceremony and reception of your dreams, imagine our natural surroundings and beautiful vistas, a historic building and tented area to host your reception, plus caring and attentive staff to assist you. And with a stellar selection of caterers to choose from, you'll be focused on enjoying your day, while leaving the details to us.

The Morris Arboretum is available for weddings on Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings only, from 6 pm to midnight.

The use of the grounds of the Arboretum for wedding photography is limited to parties that have rented the facilities.

Morris Arboretum is conveniently located in Philadelphia's historic Northwest, just four miles from the Pennsylvania Turnpike and the Blue Route/I-476, and 20 minutes from center city Philadelphia.

For more information, please visit www.morrisarboretum.org

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For over a century, Cairnwood has been hosting wedding receptions within its halls. The tradition began with John and Gertrude Pitcairn opening their home for a marriage celebration in 1896.

Reminiscent of a French chateau, Cairnwood’s distinguished architecture, flowering gardens, and expansive lawns provide a distinctive backdrop for a truly exceptional event. Couples welcome guests into their own spacious mansion. The graciousness of the estate provides a setting that departs from the ordinary with endless indoor and outdoor possibilities.

Cairnwood is available for sit-down dinners with 200 guests or an opulent stations-style event for up to 275. The rooms, terraces, grand staircase, balconies and gardens inspire couples to create a unique and memorable celebration.

For more information, visit www.cairnwood.org

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The Barn at Ridgeland sits on a five-acre site and is available for use by outside organizations. It can accommodate up to 80 guests for theater-style programs and 60 guests for banquets.

An attached terrace (covered from May through October) can seat an additional 50 guests for banquets and is ideal for an outdoor cocktail reception. A clearing adjacent to the Barn is suitable for a tent which can accommodate up to 500 people (tent not included in facility rental).

The Ridgeland grounds’ historic beauty makes it a popular spot for weddings and parties, while the Barn’s rustic charm makes it an ideal location for private events, conferences, meetings, retreats, and more. There is plenty of parking available for this facility.

The Barn at Ridgeland and surrounding facility are available on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays. Other days and times are occasionally available; please inquire about a particular date.

Your event rental fee will help support local men, women, and children living with cancer — and as such, a significant portion may be tax-deductible.

For more information, visit www.cancersupportphiladelphia.org

curtis-hall-400x800Elegant Curtis Hall was once the music room in the lavish Curtis Estate. Situated in a lovely 45-acre arboretum with rolling hills, two ponds and over 50 tree varieties, Curtis Hall offers a uniquely beautiful setting for weddings, anniversaries or other special events.

A gorgeous ornate ceiling crowns the ballroom complete with hardwood floors. The air-conditioned hall can seat 120 without a dance floor or up to 100 with a small dance floor.

The patio offers seating for an additional 30 people for an overall maximum of 150. A scenic garden area adjacent to the hall is a popular spot for wedding ceremonies. Kitchen facilities, a stage, ample parking and handicapped access to the main floor are available.

1250 W. Church Road, Wyncote, PA 19095 215-885-2428

For more information, visit http://www.cheltenhamtownship.org

cliveden-mansionCliveden is a historic site owned by the National Trust for Historic Preservation and located in the Germantown neighborhood of Northwest Philadelphia.

Built as a country house by attorney Benjamin Chew, Cliveden was completed in 1767 and was home to seven generations of Chew family members. Cliveden has long been famous as the site of the Battle of Germantown in 1777, as well as for its elegant architecture and furnishing.

6401 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19119 215-848-1777

For more information, visit www.cliveden.org

Sample Menus

We pride ourselves on our flexibility, and have prepared thousands of menus for weddings and private parties.

Our weddings average between $50 and $80 per person, not including tax and gratuity. You could select a menu that costs more or less depending on your menu options. We like to work with you to design a menu that is exactly what you want, in both options and costs. Below is a sample of what foods we could prepare – please use it as a jumping-off point for your wedding menu. If you have any special recipes that aren’t on our list, we are happy to prepare them as well.

Hors d'oeuvres

Baby Stuffed New Potatoes
with choices of chives, bacon, sour cream, and others

Bruschetta
toasted bread with tomato, onion, garlic & herbs in olive oil (v)

Bacon Wrapped Dates
dates wrapped in bacon and stuffed with Parmesan cheese

Dumplings
with pork, chicken or vegetables (v)

Garlic Bread
with spinach & Mozzarella cheese (v)

Italian Bread
with roasted peppers & imported Provolone Cheese (v)

Stromboli Bread
with choice of fillings

Spring Rolls & Summer Rolls
made with your choice of fillings and served with dipping sauce (v)

Chicken Sate
with choice of dipping sauces including curry, peanut & ginger, spicy honey mustard, sweet & sour, and marinara

Pigs in a Blanket
with dipping sauce

Mini Pizza (v)

Crab Balls
with cocktail & tarter dipping sauce

Bacon Wrapped Scallops
with dipping sauce

Mini Quiche
varieties include:
artichoke heart (v)
spinach (v)
bacon

Quesadillas
varieties include:
lobster
crab
chicken
poached pear with brie (v)

Stuffed Phyllo Dough or Stuffed Mushroom Caps
stuffing options include:
spinach, crab & brie
shrimp, tomato, monterey jack cheese and jalapeño (v)
spinach, mozzarella cheese & sun-dried tomatoes (v)
sausage and mozzarella cheese

Pears or Peaches Dicciantti
grilled fruit with prosciutto and Prima Dona cheese melted on top

Zucchini Fritters (v)

Vegetable Crudités
with choice of dip (v)

Cherry Tomatoes
stuffed with pesto and cheese (v)

Potato Latke (v)

Vegetable Tempura
with dipping sauce (v)

Shrimp Cocktail

Crab Cocktail Fingers
with dipping sauce

Smoked Trout
on cucumber disks with dill horseradish cream

Smoked Salmon
on black bread with dill mustard

Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus

Prosciutto Wrapped Melon

Prosciutto Wrapped Bread Sticks


Your Favorites

Do you have a favorite recipe that you would like to include in your event? We are happy to create a menu that it truly unique to you. Just ask! We're here to help!


Soups, Salad, Appetizers

Soup

Escarole
traditional Italian wedding soup

Gazpacho
perfect for warm weather events (v)

Other soup options are also available


Your Favorites

Do you have a favorite recipe that you would like to include in your event? We are happy to create a menu that it truly unique to you. Just ask! We're here to help!

Salad

Antipasto
prosciutto, sopressata, sharp provolone, fresh mozzarella, Cousin Tony's Salad, served on a bed of fresh greens

Tossed Romaine
with choice of dressing (v)

Caesar Salad
romaine lettuce with our own dressing, croutons and parmesan cheese

Spinach Salad
spinach with roasted peppers, goat cheese and balsamic vinaigrette (v)

Caprese Salad
fresh tomato, mozzarella, and basil (v)

Baby Green Salad
baby greens, seasonal fruit, peach balsamic vinaigrette and smoked gouda (v)

Pasta Appetizer

Penne
in sauces including aglio, alfredo, bolognese, marinara, or vodka cream

Farfalle
in sauces including aglio, alfredo, bolognese, marinara, or vodka cream

Steak Tortelloni
in a butter and cheese sauce

Lobster Ravioli
in a vodka cream sauce

Cheese Ravioli
in a red sauce (v)

Butternut Squash Agnolotti
in a spinach cream sauce (v)

Black Truffle Ravioli
in a mushroom cream sauce (v)


Main Courses

Poultry

Chicken Marsala
sautéed chicken with marsala cream sauce and mushrooms

Chicken Florentine
lightly breaded chicken breasts served over a bed of creamed spinach and sun-dried tomatoes

Chicken Giacomo
julienned chicken, sautéed with sun-dried tomatoes, mushrooms, white wine, lemon juice, herbs and a touch of garlic

Chicken Piccata
sautéed chicken with lemon butter and capers

Chicken Rosemary
sautéed chicken with rosemary, lemon, garlic and white wine

Beef

Veal Marsala
veal cutlets lightly floured and sautéed with mushrooms, onions and marsala sauce

Veal Scaloppini
sautéed veal with bell peppers, onions and tomato sauce

Filet of Beef
roasted filet with mushroom glaze or beurre rouge sauce


Your Favorites

Do you have a favorite recipe that you would like to include in your event? We are happy to create a menu that it truly unique to you. Just ask! We're here to help!

Fish

Flounder
sautéed flounder with almonds and butter

Salmon
grilled salmon with artichoke roasted red peppers and mushrooms or
rolled with spinach, crab, and brie

Basa
grilled basa with figs, oranges, pears and almonds or
peaches, blackberries and almonds

St. Peters Fish
grilled tilapia with sun-dried tomatoes, mushrooms and herbs


Desserts

Desserts

Chocolate Fountain
chocolate fountain with fresh fruits and marshmallows

Sweets Table
table with assorted miniature desserts

Wedding Cake


Your Favorites

Do you have a favorite recipe that you would like to include in your event? We are happy to create a menu that it truly unique to you. Just ask! We're here to help!

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Events Catered

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Meals Served

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Schedule a free tasting with us

The internet is great, but it still can't give you a taste of our food. If you are interested in hiring us for your event, we encourage you to come in for a free tasting. We would love to meet with you to discuss your wedding or event ideas, and we invite you to come in for a complimentary tasting so that you can sample our food and get to know us. We are proud of the quality of our food and our staff, and we would like to share our expertise and experience with you.

Tastings are held at
Ristorante Toscano
213 North Broad Street
Lansdale, PA 19446

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