2017 Food and Event Trends

Learn about all of the ways this year’s food, events and weddings will make a statement. When it comes to hosting an event or wedding, incorporating a new trend is always a must to impress guests. Food trends are always the best way to integrate a fun twist to an event or wedding. Having the [...]

Santa Barbara Catering Gives Back at Fourth Annual Tools for Schools Event in Phoenix

For the fourth year, Santa Barbara Catering partnered with Checkered Flag Run Foundation for the Phoenix Tools for Schools event. This event provides school supplies, backpacks, clothing and a hot breakfast to over 3,000 local students. This is the largest event that the organization has hosted to date. Lines for the free school supplies wrapped [...]

No Oven Required! Summer Dinner Party Recipe Ideas on Good Morning Arizona

Arizona summers can make cooking at home a heated task. Santa Barbara Catering has the best summer dining recipes that don't require you to turn on your oven. These summer dinner ideas highlight seasonal food such as juicy melons, creamy feta, and crisp summer vegetables. The summer recipes are easy to create, and are great [...]

An Affair to Remember!

As the Premier Caterer in Phoenix, it was our pleasure to be part of a wedding as fabulous as Leah & Josh’s! With Jennifer Thye of IMONI Event Planning (a 2014 Martha Stewart top Wedding Planner!) taking the lead, we knew it was going to be a wedding for the ages! The Phoenix Art Museum [...]

Super Bowl XLIX in Phoenix, Arizona!

Whether rain or shine, and rainy it was leading up to one of the BIGGEST events of 2015, the show must go on. Super Bowl XLIX was in Phoenix this year along with approximately 100,000 football fans from across the country for the showdown between the New England Patriots and reigning champions the Seattle Seahawks. [...]

A Theme Brought to Life

When working with Victoria Canada Weddings & Events and Tamara with Petal Pushers, we always know we are in for an adventure, and a treat. Recently faced with the task of planning a wedding themed around the iconic painting, The Son of Man by Rene Magritte, we were excited and intrigued. This unique vision came [...]

Food Station Fun!

At Santa Barbara Catering, we love nothing more than creating fun and unique food stations! For a special nonprofit gala approaching, we set out to create modern stations featuring a fresh take on classic American food favorites. The Tempe Center for the Arts, a contemporary venue, provided the perfect backdrop to display these creative concepts. [...]