Rich and Relaxed Sophisticated Elegance For Kati and Erik’s Sunstone Winery Wedding

Imagine enjoying the relaxed sophistication of France’s wine country and not having to get your Passport to do so.  This June 2019 wedding hosted at Sunstone Winery & Villa in Santa Barbara’s wine country was the epitome of the unique world of wine country weddings, which offers couples, their family and guests an escape to a rich and memorable experience they will never forget. Above the main winery is the private Sunstone Villa estate where Kati and Erik’s wedding day … Read More

Catering Connection’s COVID19 Safety Protocol & Procedure Statement

Catering Connection is committed to supporting the health of our community with our internal company practices and branching outward.  This all begins with the health and safety of each of our employees utilizing up-to-date CDC, Santa Barbara County and city-mandated protocols, and continues outwardly in our daily work with food orders and events in the community. All of Catering Connection’s staff are COVID19 Safety Certified, and we stay up to date with the continually changing rules and regulations so we … Read More

Hakan and Matthew’s Private Home Wedding Celebration

This wedding took place on June 1, 2019. There is nothing like a home wedding. But especially when that home is a gorgeous garden oasis that supports the picture perfect backdrop for nuptials on the American Riviera. Turkish-born Hakan and his (now) husband Matthew welcomed guests for a simply elegant celebration of feasting and enjoying the company of those dearest to them.  The very next day they were off to a honeymoon in Turkey.   We wish them the very … Read More

Behind The Scenes: The Day-to-Day That Creates the Magic

When you see flawless events, often all you see is the end result as you walk away with a soul filled to the brim with memories (and delicious food) to last a lifetime.  But behind every stellar event is a team and a process.  It is in the day-to-day happenings that the magic actually takes place.  Without the quality day-to-day process and attention to detail during that process, one cannot provide a product that is worthy of a legacy. The … Read More

New “Gourmet To Go” Service Offers Value, Convenience & Variety

Catering Connection is proud to announce its new series “Gourmet to Go“.   Delicious food brings people together for some of life’s most memorable moments.  Gourmet To Go offers many of the same gourmet items we serve at our special events but to individuals or for smaller orders for families.  After all, life is meant to be savored, and when there’s inspired cuisine to be enjoyed, every meal is a special event! With menus that change weekly, you will never … Read More

Celebrating Catering Connection’s 25 Years In Business | A Legacy Built by Design

Creating a legacy business doesn’t just happen by default.  It is by design.  And within that design, if you look closely enough, you will see micro threads of hard work, grit, opportunity, relationship-building, a commitment and adherence to a standard of excellence all making up the masterpiece that showcases a successful business celebrating its 25th year as one of Santa Barbara’s leading and most-trusted catering companies.  Please join us in celebrating Catering Connection’s 25th year in business! The story of … Read More

Brooke and Brandon’s Santa Barbara Courthouse & Unitarian Society Wedding

The unmistakable iconic backdrop of the Santa Barbara Courthouse and its historic Mural Room set the tone for Brooke and Brandon’s emotional vows.  Meanwhile, just a few blocks away, our team was getting ready to welcome the newlyweds and their guests at the lovely Unitarian Society for a tapas-style reception in true Santa Barbara style. Some special notes on this wedding: The groom is a distiller on the East Coast and we loved making some of the specialty cocktails from … Read More

Sarah and Jon’s Unitarian Society Wedding

Uncomplicated and focused on a beautiful Santa Barbara iconic wedding location backdrop with delicious Mexican-style feast, Sarah and Jon’s wedding celebration was filled with joy. We love special occasions which are infused with a variety of cultures and traditions. The diversity of this wedding was subtle, but not unnoticed:  from a ceremony in a Christian church, to the Hora at the reception and the delicious taco-bar dinner buffet with ceremonial wedding cake cutting being a custom lemon tart we created … Read More

Zehan and William’s Gainey Vineyard Wedding Celebration

One of the best things we enjoy about what we do is that we have the privilege of serving clientele from all different cultures, religions and backgrounds.   Sometimes we infuse this into their menu story, sometimes they want to stay true to some delicious California cuisine with a nod to our Southern California heritage, which is what Zehan and William chose to do, as you will see by their menu below. With their ceremony in half Chinese and half … Read More

Julia and Dylan’s Springtime Private Estate Wedding

Small weddings are some of our favorites.  Add in a splendid private home with lush landscape overlooking sweeping views of Santa Barbara, a sweet couple in love, friends and family,  some “bubbly” ambiance, delicious feasting, and Julia and Dylan were on their way to Happily Ever After. Event Menu: Elegantly Displayed Hors d’oeuvres: Artisan Cheese Board with Seasonal Fruits, Walnuts, Fig Preserve, Local Honey Served with Crusty Breads & Lavosh Crackers | Tray-Passed Hors D’Oeuvres: Steak Bites with Blue Cheese … Read More

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