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Catering Trends for your Wedding in 2015

Catering Trends for your Wedding in 2015

At Classic Catering, we like to stay on top of the latest trends, just like you do. So here are some of the hottest catering trends to keep in mind when you’re planning your wedding menu in 2015.   Tasting Stations Cocktail hour is more fun with everything from pasta bars to make-your-own taco stands….

Five Fun Facts about Popular Wedding Customs

Five Fun Facts about Popular Wedding Customs

If you’re a bride or groom-to-be planning for the big day, you have probably thought about the more traditional parts of the ceremony and reception and perhaps even questioned the point of having them at all. From the identical dresses of bridesmaids to the cake with multiple tiers, there are many familiar aspects of weddings…

15 Questions to Ask when Selecting Your Caterer

Chafing dishes on a buffet table

As an established and reputable caterer in Kansas City for over 23 years, we know a thing or two about catering. The most common feedback we consistently receive is how much guests rave about the food, even months following the event. Naturally, an important part of event planning is the food. Providing unforgettable food will…

Classic Catering presents Classic Faces:
Doug Partridge

Classic Catering presents Classic Faces: <br /><em>Doug Partridge</em>

Meet one of our Proprietors: Doug Partridge is a native Kansas Citian. He has been married for 24 years, with one son, Nick. He used to have two cats, Brooklyn and Barney. Both recently passed away, one lived to be 18 years old and the other lived to be 21 years old, respectively. Doug has always…

KCSourceLink features Classic Catering

KCSourceLink features Classic Catering

The dynamic duo and proprietors of Classic Catering tell all, from their first blind date to a successful catering business, 22 years in the making. Read all about Doug and Mary Partridge and their Classic story. Classic Catering is Serving up Success by KCSourceLink    

Pick up a Holiday Harvest Feast

Christmas Holiday plate setting

The holidays are right around the corner — time to start mapping out your game plan for the big Thanksgiving dinner held annually at your home. Or for the post-gift opening Christmas brunch with the family. Are you looking to take a break from the kitchen this year? Classic Catering offers Holiday Harvest Feasts for…

Overland Park Chamber of Commerce:
Stories of Success featuring Classic Catering

Doug and Mary Partridge of Classic Catering

  Classic Catering is honored to be featured in the Overland Park Chamber of Commerce’s next Stories of Success Program. From a humble basement in 1991 to their current 2000-SF kitchen, Doug and Mary Partridge will tell all about their journey that started over two decades ago. You are invited to attend this event. For…

Classic Catering presents Classic Faces:
Jan Reynolds

Jan Reynolds of Classic Catering

Meet our Office Manager: Jan Reynolds is an Overland Park, KS native. She is married with two sons, Evan and Stuart. She has one dog, Obie, a German Wirehaired Pointer. Obie was named after a water rafting tour guide they met during a family vacation. Jan attended Pittsburg State University, when it was known as…

Which Squash is Which: Different Types of Winter Squash


What a crazy year this has been for weather; it seems like summer came and went in just a blink of an eye. Nevertheless, the cooler temperature brings a much welcomed break from the heat and beautiful change in scenery. Additionally, let us not forget the warmth and comfort of fall recipes. One favorite ingredient…

Classic Catering presents Classic Faces:
Paul (Spence) Spencer

Spence and son Jack of Classic Catering

Meet our Event Specialist: Paul Spencer, or better known as “Spence”, hails from Overland Park, KS. Previous places he called home include Raleigh, NC and Florida. He has been married for 30 years, and has three kids: two girls and a boy. His wife has an Australian Shephard & Blue Heeler mix that he gets…