Gastrome Paris

This summer I took a six week trip to Europe and spent most of it visiting my son in Paris. Most travelers that come to Paris try to experience the amazing restaurants that have been written up in magazines, books, and newspapers. I thought I would do the same since I was going to be […]

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Paella Night in La Quinta

It’s always a great feeling of satisfaction when you come back from an event and your client gives you a hug with the check. Today’s menu happens to be one of my favorites: Spanish Chorizo Empanadas and Paella a la Valenziana, served with a Mediterranean Salad and crunchy Rustic Bread. And of course flan for […]

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“Healthy” catering menus

It’s always very interesting to me to hear a client request a certain type of menu. They always want something different, healthy and “simple” (simple usually translates to not expensive). As I start typing a new menu planed around their requests, I include those specific items and then I type a menu that I think […]

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CBD Catering Galleries

Home » CBD Catering Galleries » Elegant WeddingsElegant WeddingsSome sample images from past Catering By Design weddings.SlideshowView 5 photos  Home » CBD Catering Galleries » Tasteful BuffetsTasteful BuffetsA sampling of some buffets we've created for past clients.SlideshowView 6 photos  Home » CBD Catering Galleries » Outdoor Caterings Outdoor Caterings A sampling of a few of the outdoor events we've […]

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Pepper Maggies and the birth of Catering By Design

In the late summer of 1993 my mother and I opened Pepper Maggies. 100% family operated, our vision was a Mexican restaurant that would not only feature the full spectrum of familiar and classic, home-inspired Mexican food, but also feature our takes on popular Latin American dishes from all over the world. We churned out […]

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