Simply Gourmet - Sarasota's Wedding Catering Experts

2009 - 2017

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Sarasota's Wedding Caterers - Simply Gourmet Wedding Catering

When a Meal Blossoms Into One of Life's Unforgettable Moments...
Wedding Planning, Reception Venues and Fine Wedding Menus from Simply Gourmet Caterers of SarasotaDifferent and proud of it! At Simply Gourmet, Chef Larry and I love serving outrageous food and providing fantastic service, it is our passion. Weddings are about authenticity, love and commitment. As caterers to weddings and special events both big and small, we heartily embrace the symbolism of marriage in our planning services, our food preparations and our delivery. We will never cut corners. We will never over-promise and under-deliver. Our dishes are made with love and a true commitment to our client′s happiness. A wedding is a dream, a once in a lifetime experience. Being "good-enough" is never good-enough for us. We want your wedding to stand out above and beyond your wildest expectations. We want your guests to walk away remembering the most perfect day and the most perfect meal.

Yes, the details do matter. I take pride in personalizing your wedding menu; securing rentals for your reception and discussing the small details that help make your wedding a special day. Everything Simply Gourmet creates is authentic. Everything our brides and grooms see or taste is real. While other Sarasota area catering companies may prefer to use stock photography or mass produced food, we stand by our commitment to you, using only the freshest ingredients and introducing you to food created exclusively by Chef Larry and his staff. It is our honor to be a part of your wedding, your reception and your memories. Congratulations!

Jamie Barrett


Classic Wedding Menu

(Served Butler Style)

Shrimp Margarita Canapés
Aromatic Poached Shrimp, Scallion/Lime/Garlic/Fresh Herb Marinade
Puff Pastry Round/Tequila Spritz

Risotto Cake Romano
Creamy Arborio Rice, Herbs/Scallions, Belgioso Fontina Stuffing
Breadcrumb/Parmesan Crust, Basil Pesto Sauce

Classic Tomato Soup Sipper
Warm Creamy Tomato/Andouille Crisps
Sherry Glass Presentation

Grilled Cheddar Triangles
Aged Wisconsin Cheddar/Sour Dough Bread

Empanadas Latino
Chorizo Sausage/Potato/Onion
Scallion /Garlic, Fresh Herbs/Flaky Half-Moon Pastry

(Table or Buffet Service)

Gourmet Salad
Cahaba Farms Baby Lettuce Medley, Candied Walnuts, Seasonal Berries
Sherry/Shallot Vinaigrette

Parisian Tenderloin
Seared Tenderloin, Zucchini/Carrot/Onion Julienne Stuffing, Roasted Garlic Demi

Seafood Imperial
Gulf Shrimp/Sea Scallops, Mushrooms/Pearl Onions/Cream/White Wine/Sherry Sauce

Lobster Succotash
Butter Poached Lobster, Green Beans/Onion, Gold/Red Pepper, Carrot Julienne

Potatoes Au Gratin Tower
Roasted Idaho Potato Slices/Garlic Cream
Italian Parmesan/Imported Swiss

Artisan Breads/Butter Rosettes
Rustic Baguettes/Ciabatta Loaf/Grilled Herbed Flatbread Triangles

Dessert Presentation

Petits Fours
Belgian Chocolate Cup/Dark Chocolate Mousse/Toasted Almonds
Miniature Fruit Tartlet/White Chocolate Mousse/Glazed Seasonal Fruit
Petite Berry Napoleon/Vanilla Pastry Cream
Pina Colada Tartlet/Roasted Costa Rican Pineapple/Toasted Coconut
Key Lime Tartlet

Chocolate Truffle Medley
Chocolate Rum Truffles/Cocoa Dust, Chocolate/Hazelnut Truffles

Strawberry Shortcake Petite Parfait
Local Berries/Framboise Soaked Chiffon Cake/Chantilly Cream
Parfait Glass Presentation



Simply Gourmet Weddings is Bride's Choice Award Winner 2010 We are excited to announce that Simply Gourmet has been chosen to receive the Bride′s Choice Awards. This award recognizes the top 5 percent of local wedding professionals from the WeddingWire Network who demonstrate excellence in quality, service and professionalism. The Bride′s Choice Awards are determined exclusively by recent newlyweds (brides and grooms) through extensive surveys and reviews, which means our clients have spoken on our behalf and selected us to receive this honor. Thank you!

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Simply Gourmet Caterers - Sarasota's Off-Premise Catering Experts.
Perfect food is our passion. We cater weddings, small parties, business luncheons, brunches, corporate retreats, birthdays, receptions and private affairs. Our award-winning catering is enjoyed at many locations including Selby Gardens, Phillippe Mansion, Ringling Museum, Powell Crosley Estate, Crosley Museum, Chelsea Center, College Hall and The Garden Club. We're extremely familiar with most venues from Sarasota, Long Boat Key, Siesta Key, Bradenton and Ellenton to Tampa, Clearwater, St. Petersburg and Brandon. Delicious food and extreme attention to detail - that's what sets our catering apart.

Simply Gourmet is officially certified by Sarasota County as a Green Caterer.
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