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mish Mar 10, 2008 07:57 PM

I'm looking for someplace that will cater a cocktail party for about 30 people at our home here in Lake Mary. I'm not looking for anything extravagant or too fancy and I don't need wait staff or anything like that--I just need good food.

Any suggestions?

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    rudykins Mar 11, 2008 07:24 AM

    I never tasted his food, but there's a guy who does paella parties, with cocktails. thespanishchef.com

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      mish Mar 11, 2008 06:43 PM

      Anyone ordered from Puff n Stuff catering or Enzo's on the Lake? Any restaurants that do catering that you would recommend?

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        bcodom Mar 12, 2008 06:30 AM

        I've been to parties catered by Puff n Stuff, Levans, Edibles Etc., and Authurs and they all do a great job. If you want to go casual, Bubalou's Barbecue catered our wedding rehearsal dinner a few years ago and it was a big hit; one person delivered, set-up, served buffet style, and cleaned up. And most the chain restaurants will supply dinners in bulk for pick-up -- I've been to a business dinner catered by Olive Garden for example (lasagne, salad, rolls, and dessert), but someone has to pick up and set up. Just some ideas.....

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          mish Mar 12, 2008 12:46 PM

          Thanks...I've done Bubbalou's a couple of times and they were fantastic, but I was looking for something a little nicer than BBQ for this get-together. I'll look into the places you recommended.

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            bcodom Mar 12, 2008 01:38 PM

            Just got a flyer in the mail today for a place you may want to check out -- Nellie's Cafe Dinners to Go in Longwood -- the menu looks pretty good (roasted chicken stuffed with apples and cheddar cheese topped with maple pecan sauce caught my eye) and although its a "gourmet dinner to go" kinda place, I would imagine they'd have no problem with 30 dinners with enough notice. I'm going to give them a try next week and will report back -- nelliescafe.com.'

            Barbara

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        sunshinempire Mar 16, 2008 11:14 PM

        I had a great catering with Silvano's of Altamonte Springs, the manager came to our house and display all the antipasto (appetizer) that we order with beautifully ceramic trays full of colors and forms, we even had some Lasagna, Cannelloni, and Chicken Parmegiano, food was outstanding and of course we order two whole cheese cakes, everyone was so please
        that ask me for the info of the restaurant and the price was just great.

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