Serving Houston's elite for more than 25 years, Jackson Hicks has presided at the helm of his namesake catering entity with consistent style. Parties for U.S presidents, European royalty and Houston social swells are a piece of cake for this talented caterer and his team of chefs and supervisors. In recent years, he has expanded from food service to include full event production.
Even though purchased by Aramark a number of years ago, the Jackson & Co. quality remains among the top.
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; the city's top hosts and hostesses and corporate Houston can't be wrong. For many, City Kitchen ranks at the top of the catering list. Attention to detail, a fine product and consistent high quality keep the VIPS returning to City Kitchen for the imaginative, delicious cuisine. Owners Gary Mercer and Scott Murphy know their way around the city's top zip codes and understand that nothing less than perfection is acceptable.
The same kitchen that prepares the legendary fare at Tony's restaurant is the source for the richly-praised party fare that comes from Tony's catering arm. Under the watchful eyes of the venerable Tony Vallone, a creative array of menus pours forth to satisfy the city's most discerning hosts and hostesses. The repertoire ranges from charity galas to intimate dinners.
Elizabeth Swift has overseen catering for the social swells and captains of business for close to two decades, satisfying picky palates across the city landscape. In recent years, she has added full event planning to her repertoire.
Karen Lerner and her talented event-planning and culinary staff celebrated the company's 25th anniversary last year. And the kudos have been flowing in for practically that entire time. A Fare Extraordinaire brings a special creativity to its menus whether its a country-flavored event on the banks of Buffalo Bayou or a an elegant black-tie soiree.
Chef/owner Barbara McKnight honed her skills with classical culinary training in Germany and Switzerland, her talents today widely applauded by some of the city's top hostesses. For more than a decade, Catering by Culinaire has been handling the details and the fare from events as varied as Tex-Mex pool parties, weddings and elegant seated dinners in a private homes.