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A Spice of Life Catering + Events

Boulder , CO
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LOCATION

5541 Central Avenue, Suite 272
Boulder, CO 80301 US (map)

PHONE

303-443-4049

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ABOUT US

A Spice of Life Catering Events is an award winning locally owned Boulder company serving the Front Range area since 1987. A Spice of Life is committed to providing highest quality food... Read more
A Spice of Life Catering Events is an award winning locally owned Boulder company serving the Front Range area since 1987. A Spice of Life is committed to providing highest quality food and beverage with overwhelming presentation and first class service. Our mission is to make our clients feel like guests at their own successful event.



The A Spice of Life Event Planning, Kitchen, and Service Teams are professional, experienced and knowledgeable; each department strives to produce flawless, distinctive events that will impress you and your guests. As a full-service event planning company, we offer event design consultations, custom menus, site walkthroughs and on-site coordination along with our gracious and capable service. For over two decades, our impeccable standards and pursuit of innovation have resulted in award-winning cuisine. Our talented gourmet kitchen staff is supervised by an experienced Executive Chef as well as a creatively gifted Chef de Cuisine. Our menus feature superior, fresh ingredients, sourced locally whenever possible.



A Spice of Life is ranked as the #1 Boulder Catering Company, winner of The Boulder Daily Camera Boulder County Gold People's Choice Award from 2000 through 2013. We also support our community through donations to more than 60 community fundraising and non-profit organizations each year.



A Spice of Life is a Zero Waste facility and operation. By joining with Boulder's own Eco-Cycle, we’re able to drastically reduce the amount of waste we produce through appropriate composting and recycling. Read less
Catering , Wedding Venue

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INFO FOR CATERING

What catering services do you provide?
Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Family Style, Hors d'oeuvres, Plated, Stations
What types of cuisine do you cater?
American, Asian, British, Cajun, Caribbean, Chinese, French, German, Indian, Italian, Japanese, Mediterranean, Mexican, Middle Eastern, Southern, Southwestern, Spanish, Thai
What dietary needs can you accommodate?
Gluten Free, Lactose Free, No Pork, Organic, Vegan, Vegetarian
What bar services do you provide?
Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Premium Liquor, Specialty Beer

INFO FOR WEDDING VENUE

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
10
How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
4
Describe your venue:
Banquet Hall, Country / Golf Club
Describe the style of your venue
Classic
What kind of settings are available?
Covered Outdoor, Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor
Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
Ceremony, Reception
What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
275
What event services do you offer?
Catering / Bar, Event Planning, Event Rentals, Outside Vendors OK
What catering services do you offer?
Outside Cake OK
What event items are available?
Chairs
What food and beverage items are available?
Linens

REVIEWS

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Charity
Wedding:
10/15/2006
5.0/5.0
If I had to do it all over again, I would get married here again, with the exact same staff - all of it. A Spice of Life's philosophy on weddings is that you should be a guest at your own wedding (rather than doing a lot of the work like other vedors require). Really, we all got to show up, and enjoy the ride. A Spice of Life Event Center will go the extra mile for you and then some.

Our site coordinator, Joan, was incredible! She made our day so special and wonderful, and I couldn't have asked for a better coordinator. On our way to check out the site (before we even booked it), our car broke down. Joan was willing to send a vehicle for us to bail us out, AND she called a local dealership where we could tow our car. She also asked that I call her later to let her know that we were safe - she was genuinely concernec about us before she even met us! We later found out that Joan's anniversary was the same day we got married - she was willing to help make someone else's day special on her own special day!

Also, the site itself is GORGEOUS! Beautiful scenery - amazing!
If I had to do it all over again, I would get married here again, with the exact same staff - all of it. A Spice of Life's Read more...
If I had to do it all over again, I would get married here again, with the exact same staff - all of it. A Spice of Life's philosophy on weddings is that you should be a guest at your own wedding (rather than doing a lot of the work like other vedors require). Really, we all got to show up, and enjoy the ride. A Spice of Life Event Center will go the extra mile for you and then some.

Our site coordinator, Joan, was incredible! She made our day so special and wonderful, and I couldn't have asked for a better coordinator. On our way to check out the site (before we even booked it), our car broke down. Joan was willing to send a vehicle for us to bail us out, AND she called a local dealership where we could tow our car. She also asked that I call her later to let her know that we were safe - she was genuinely concernec about us before she even met us! We later found out that Joan's anniversary was the same day we got married - she was willing to help make someone else's day special on her own special day!

Also, the site itself is GORGEOUS! Beautiful scenery - amazing! Read less
Services Used: Catering, Wedding Planning, Rentals & Photobooths, Wedding Venue
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Brittany
Wedding:
7/11/2014
4.9/5.0
A spice of life has delicious food! Lisa was delightful to work with and very attentive to our needs.
A spice of life has delicious food! Lisa was delightful to work with and very attentive to our needs.
A spice of life has delicious food! Lisa was delightful to work with and very attentive to our needs. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Rachel
Wedding:
8/31/2013
4.9/5.0
Spice of life provided our guests at our wedding with amazing food! They were so easy to get in touch with and answer any questions along the way. We were blown away with their menu choices and just loved putting together our perfect menu. Our favorite and most popular item at the wedding were our shrimp and grits appetizers, everyone loved those! Spice of Life is the perfect catering venue to use to ensure that your day goes as smoothly as possible. We would recommend Spice of Life to everyone!
Spice of life provided our guests at our wedding with amazing food! They were so easy to get in touch with and answer any Read more...
Spice of life provided our guests at our wedding with amazing food! They were so easy to get in touch with and answer any questions along the way. We were blown away with their menu choices and just loved putting together our perfect menu. Our favorite and most popular item at the wedding were our shrimp and grits appetizers, everyone loved those! Spice of Life is the perfect catering venue to use to ensure that your day goes as smoothly as possible. We would recommend Spice of Life to everyone! Read less
Services Used: Catering, Wedding Venue
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Stephanie
Wedding:
10/6/2012
4.9/5.0
The food from A Spice of Life was AMAZING. They were so flexible with us changing our reception venue only a month away from the wedding and the contact that we dealt with was so helpful and cooperative. They gave us complimentary cheese and cracker platters for the bridal party so we had something to munch on while getting ready. They also put together a picnic basket with leftover snacks for my hubby and me when we left the reception. The only thing that made me give a 4.5 was that they didn't realize that our cake topper was not supposed to be cut up for the guests to eat (we had cupcakes with a topper) so we only ended up getting 2 pieces of our cake to save for our first anniversary. Other than that the service was great.
The food from A Spice of Life was AMAZING. They were so flexible with us changing our reception venue only a month away Read more...
The food from A Spice of Life was AMAZING. They were so flexible with us changing our reception venue only a month away from the wedding and the contact that we dealt with was so helpful and cooperative. They gave us complimentary cheese and cracker platters for the bridal party so we had something to munch on while getting ready. They also put together a picnic basket with leftover snacks for my hubby and me when we left the reception. The only thing that made me give a 4.5 was that they didn't realize that our cake topper was not supposed to be cut up for the guests to eat (we had cupcakes with a topper) so we only ended up getting 2 pieces of our cake to save for our first anniversary. Other than that the service was great. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Josi-ree
Wedding:
9/10/2011
4.9/5.0
Absolutely fantastic!!! The whole experience was wonderful, our event coordinator was very responsive to our vision and made it come to life. The staff serving at our reception was highly professional and made it a fun and tasty memory. The presentation of food was beautiful and we hardly had any leftovers as our guests enjoyed everything so much. I wish we could have a party every weekend to have Spice of Life cater again and again!! Definitely recommend to anyone for any type of event!!
Absolutely fantastic!!! The whole experience was wonderful, our event coordinator was very responsive to our vision and Read more...
Absolutely fantastic!!! The whole experience was wonderful, our event coordinator was very responsive to our vision and made it come to life. The staff serving at our reception was highly professional and made it a fun and tasty memory. The presentation of food was beautiful and we hardly had any leftovers as our guests enjoyed everything so much. I wish we could have a party every weekend to have Spice of Life cater again and again!! Definitely recommend to anyone for any type of event!! Read less
Services Used: Catering
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michael44
Wedding:
7/20/2008
4.9/5.0
The food and service was excellent! Very professional. We highly recommend them.
The food and service was excellent! Very professional. We highly recommend them.
The food and service was excellent! Very professional. We highly recommend them. Read less
Services Used: Catering, Rentals & Photobooths
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
4.8/5.0
A Spice of Life did a tremendous job for our wedding! The food was fabulous and the event was so well managed that we even got to sit down and enjoy our first meal together.
A Spice of Life did a tremendous job for our wedding! The food was fabulous and the event was so well managed that we even Read more...
A Spice of Life did a tremendous job for our wedding! The food was fabulous and the event was so well managed that we even got to sit down and enjoy our first meal together. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Erin
Wedding:
9/27/2013
4.8/5.0
The biggest thing I can say is that my guests loved the food. We got compliments all night on how tasty everything was. I loved that we got 3 pieces of each appetizer per person. I felt that this was a great value as every other caterer quoted us 1 piece of each appetizer per person and their prices were higher! I loved that they served us at our table so we could eat while the guests were going through the buffet line and giving us more time to visit with everyone. I also really enjoyed the picnic basket they sent home with us at the end of the night and that cheese trays for getting ready are included. I thought all of the staff was wonderful! My only complaint is that our event coordinator changed 3 times in 6 months. I understand why on each occasion promotions etc. I just would have liked to work withe the same person the whole way through. That being said I loved each of my coordinators Carrie Jay, Amanda, and Nancy were wonderful and I would not hesitate to work with any of them again.
The biggest thing I can say is that my guests loved the food. We got compliments all night on how tasty everything was. I Read more...
The biggest thing I can say is that my guests loved the food. We got compliments all night on how tasty everything was. I loved that we got 3 pieces of each appetizer per person. I felt that this was a great value as every other caterer quoted us 1 piece of each appetizer per person and their prices were higher! I loved that they served us at our table so we could eat while the guests were going through the buffet line and giving us more time to visit with everyone. I also really enjoyed the picnic basket they sent home with us at the end of the night and that cheese trays for getting ready are included. I thought all of the staff was wonderful! My only complaint is that our event coordinator changed 3 times in 6 months. I understand why on each occasion promotions etc. I just would have liked to work withe the same person the whole way through. That being said I loved each of my coordinators Carrie Jay, Amanda, and Nancy were wonderful and I would not hesitate to work with any of them again. Read less
Services Used: Catering, Wedding Venue
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Meghan
Wedding:
8/17/2013
4.8/5.0
We had approximately 100 guests. The backdrop of the Flatirons for the ceremony was gorgeous. The food for the reception was wonderful, which my guests keep reminding me of days after! I worked with Paige to plan the event, and she was very attentive and accommodating and patient. Leanne helped us the day of with the reception, and did a great job managing the logistics and service (the rest of the staff provided great service, too.) We had everything we needed for our special day, and as a bonus the cost of the entire package was reasonable. Highly recommend this venue and catering service!
We had approximately 100 guests. The backdrop of the Flatirons for the ceremony was gorgeous. The food for the reception Read more...
We had approximately 100 guests. The backdrop of the Flatirons for the ceremony was gorgeous. The food for the reception was wonderful, which my guests keep reminding me of days after! I worked with Paige to plan the event, and she was very attentive and accommodating and patient. Leanne helped us the day of with the reception, and did a great job managing the logistics and service (the rest of the staff provided great service, too.) We had everything we needed for our special day, and as a bonus the cost of the entire package was reasonable. Highly recommend this venue and catering service! Read less
Services Used: Catering, Wedding Venue
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Anonymous
Wedding:
10/5/2012
4.8/5.0
The food was good and the staff was great! Very professional and helpful the entire time. I suggest doing a second tasting if you are on the fence.
The food was good and the staff was great! Very professional and helpful the entire time. I suggest doing a second tasting Read more...
The food was good and the staff was great! Very professional and helpful the entire time. I suggest doing a second tasting if you are on the fence. Read less
Services Used: Catering

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