Culinary is the heart of Good Gracious! Events produced by a team passionate about food, memorable moments and sharing it with the world. Founder and CEO Pauline Parry along with her dynamic team have provided award-winning services in all areas of culinary, beverage, hospitality for the corporate, social and wedding markets. Our ultimate goal is to not just be exclusive but, to be the preferred for all your events. We listen, we create, we bring your vision to fruition with only the highest standards.

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Good Gracious! Events Featured in The Special Event Magazine Winter 2020 Issue

Good Gracious! Events is featured in The Special Events Magazine Winter 2020 issue and we are over the moon to be recognized! “SEA STARS At Los Angeles-based Good Gracious! Events, the traditional charcuterie board is more surf than turf at seafood charcuterie stations, which feature an array of seafood selections including house-smoked, grilled or cured presentations of Alaskan king salmon, Baja sea bass, lobster and prawns. Sauces include pink peppercorn, tartar with sriracha, chipotle cocktail sauce, mustard dill aioli, and champagne shallot mustard. Heirloom tomatoes, capers, white anchovies, cucumber, cornichons, whipped labneh cheese, and ciabatta and multigrain toasts round out

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Pauline Parry Featured on PartySlate

We are so excited Pauline Parry had the opportunity to share her insight on the ’10 Creative Wedding Food Ideas for Your Memorable Celebration.’ “In an age where ?foodie? is a well-known term and eaters take post-worthy pics of their meals before digging in, fare has become elevated at events too. Guests love the new and the next. We checked in with top caterers across the nation to gather the latest trending wedding food ideas, and ? unlike our favorite fancy restaurants ? they delivered! From spirit tasting stations to cheesemongers, here?s our list of current wedding food trends that

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Food, Fun, Love: Osso Buco

Get rid of the Sunday scaries with our Osso Buco! Read our recipe below. Makes 10 servings 10 veal shanks (about 1 pound), center cut, 2 inches thick 1 cup all-purpose flour for dusting the shanks + 1/2 cup flour for sauce 1 1/2 cups olive oil 2/3 cup carrots, finely diced 3 stalks celery, finely diced 2 cups onion, finely diced Fine sea salt 2 tablespoons garlic, minced Freshly ground black pepper 4 cups dry red wine 2 1/2 cups tomato sauce (recipe to follow) 12 cups veal or chicken stock 6 ounces dried porcini mushrooms, soaked in hot

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2019 WIPA Catering Company of Excellence

We are so excited to share that Good Gracious! Events is the winner of the 2019 Catering Company of Excellence for WIPA 2019 Awards of Excellence! “Held on the grounds of The Bridges at Rancho Santa Fe, this naturally pretty setting set the tone. As the sun set, guests were escorted to an incredible ceremony space. On a white carpet, guests took their seats on rose gold chairs. The aisle was lined with lush greenery and ivory roses. Our couple exchanged vows beneath the most incredible chuppah made of lush greenery, and in florals of blush, mauve and ivory roses.

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Good Gracious! Events Secures Global Hospitality Award

We are thrilled to share that Good Gracious! Events has been named Best Event Planning & Catering Company in Southern California in the Global Hospitality Awards by Lux Life Magazine! “Over recent years the hospitality industry has grown significantly, and this combined with increasing customer expectations has presented many new challenges for firms across the industry. These awards are committed to recognising everyone across the hospitality space, and therefore they do not consider either geography or size, and businesses from across the market will be considered including restaurants, nightclubs, hotels, bars and even gaming premises. This will allow us to

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Food, Fun, Love: Purple Basil Honeydew Mojito

Temperatures may be dropping but our Purple Basil Honeydew Mojito is always perfect to serve at a party! Follow our recipe below! Makes 1 serving 2 ounces honeydew melon juice 3 purple basil leaves 1/2 ounce simple syrup (see recipe index) 2 ounces silver rum 1 ounce club soda Ice Fresh sugar cane sticks Juice some fresh honeydew melon with a juicer and set aside. Muddle the purple basil leaves with simple syrup in a glass. Add of the honeydew melon juice, rum, club soda and ice to the glass, stir together. Garnish with sugar cane and a thin slice

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