TOP 5 DINING: CATERERS

 

By Jen Brown
The Apiary
Specializing in the culinary nuances of Kentucky cuisine, The Apiary’s artistry is a farm to table affair. In fact, The Apiary, founded by Lexington native, Cooper Vaughan, will soon open their event space on Jefferson Street, which will feature an on-site garden where guests can enjoy the beauty of the green space (designed by Jon Carloftis), but also the herbs and produce grown there. The creativity and attention to detail shines at The Apiary -  each event has a custom menu designed for the style and scope of the event. Downtown • 218 Jefferson Street • (859) 254-2225 • the-apiary.com
Bluegrass Catering
Providing quality food and exceptional service, Bluegrass Catering has been serving up gourmet box lunches, deli lunches, hot lunch and dinner buffets, outdoor picnics, parties and occasions for 20 years. Helmed by mother-daughter duo Judy and Jill Bakehorn, Bluegrass Catering offers custom menus as well as a huge array of dishes such as Grilled Raspberry Chicken, Sushi, and Kentucky Bread Pudding. Want your event to be at the center of it all? The Bakehorns also operate The Barrel House and The Grand Reserve private event facilities, both located in the up-and-coming Distillery District. Downtown • 223 North Limestone Street • (859) 231-7676 • bluegrasscatering.com
Seasons Catering & Special Occasions
From classic catering offerings to chic contemporary cuisine, Seasons Catering and Special Events offers dishes such as Beef Sate’, Cordon Blue Grass (chicken stuffed with country ham and cheddar), Chicken and Cilantro Lollipops, as well as the ever charming swan-shaped cream puffs. In addition to an array of delectable meal choices, Seasons also offers beautiful tiered wedding cakes, event planning, ice sculptures, fruit carvings, and even invitations, floral and other decor details.Downtown • 333 North Ashland Avenue • (859) 266-6661 • seasonsevents.com
Type A Catering
Catering weddings and other social events, Type A Catering strives to make each event memorable, stress-free, and of course, delicious! With over 10 years catering and planning experience, this local caterer has forged good relationships with clients and vendors throughout the region by focusing on the details of each event. Sliced Beef Tenderloin with Bordelaise, Sliced Pork Loin with Apple Brandy Reduction, and Flourless Chocolate Cake are among the delectable dishes one could find at a Type A affair. Nicholasville • 302 Southview Drive. • (859) 619-3198 • typeacatering.com​
Wild Thyme
This “culinary boutique”, headed by Kentucky native Allison Davis, could change your relationship with food and the art of food preparation. Whether it’s custom catering, to go platters, healthy weekly meals, lunch, cooking classes, or children’s parties, Wild Thyme provides fine foods while “cooking up fun”. Offering dishes such as Parmesan and Thyme Spirals, Goat Cheese Grape Truffles, and Signature Orange & Lemon Dreamsicle Cookies this Lexington gem is simply a foodie haven. Chinoe • 1060 Chinoe Road, Suite 108 • (859) 523-COOK • wildthymecooking.com
 


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