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Catering Service for Your Next Event

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Palmetto Grove Introduction

Holiday Entertaining


You are about to embark on a wonderful journey! We are excited for you and are honored to be part of your day! We know you will feel the same when it is over.


The event of a lifetime, We will bring our world-class catering to a premier venue located in Northwest Indiana with decadent views of Lake Michigan and the Chicago Skyline.


Is our business! From elegant sit down tableside service to spectacular specialty station receptions. Our courteous and professional staff will exceed your expectations. Each and every client receives the utmost in individual attention from dreaming to the final finishing touches. If you are a "foodie" you are going to love our services, high quality and creative menus, upper-class service and affordable pricing. YES, you can have your cake and eat it too!


Of a lifetime are our aspiration, goal and desire. We believe your event is one of the most important days you will celebrate. We plan to treat it with the utmost care and respect that it deserves.


They are endless. Detailed on the following pages, you will find various packages, culinary delights and various service styles to give you ideas for your event. As you meander through the pages and imagine the day, please keep in mind that we want to make this your special day. With that in mind, if you do not see exactly what you hoped to have, please do not hesitate to ask. It is always our pleasure to customize something specifically to your needs. With award-winning and professionally trained chefs and planners there is nothing we can't create to make your event just as you imagined!

Welcome to "The Finest"


Angela is a freelance food stylist, food writer, recipe developer, previous executive chef and
restaurant entrepreneur. In addition, she is a marketing guru, catering expert and culinary
educator. She has taught culinary classes for children and adults for over 15 years and she is an
ardent home cook and baker.

Angela began her cooking career learning from the best; her grandmother won the Pillsbury
Bake-Off contest in the 60’s and her grandfather cooked for Al Capone. Both her Aunt and
Mother owned restaurants that have graced many a celebrity table with dignity.

Angela has been nominated for “Rising Star of the Year” in Dallas, Texas and awarded the innovative “Entrepreneur of Year Award” by Indiana University. She has been an Oprah & QVC Top product award nominee and has received extensive media coverage from The Wall Street Journal, Fortune Magazine, Forbes, Conde Nast Traveler, Business Traveler, Wallpaper, American Way, The Dallas Morning News, Chicago Tribune in addition to publishing a TV documentary on The Baker’s House – an up and coming European Bakery Café Franchise Concept.

Her work has been published in Better Homes and Gardens, Disney Cookbooks such as Hannah Montana, High School Musical and Princess Disney, Kraft “Food and Family” Kraft Video, Diabetic Living, Heart Healthy Living, The Secret Life of Bees Cookbook, Fitness Magazine, Specialty Interest Publications and a plethora of other specialty cookbooks, video and celebrity works.

Angela is a graduate of Indiana University.

Angela has catered for many high profile clients such as Nokia, Corporate Mary Kay in Dallas, Art Institute of Charleston, celebrities on Kiawah Island, Aquatorium in Gary, Governor of Indiana, to name just a few. She has a passion for food and entertaining and her food styling career shows with every plate she designs and every table she creates.


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