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Country Garden Caterers & Venues

Santa Ana , CA

LOCATION

719 North Main Street
Santa Ana, CA US 92701 (map)

PHONE

714-972-9069

WEBSITE

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ABOUT US

The Country Garden Event Facility is located in Santa Ana, off of Main Street and 8th Street. The Old County Court house is right around the corner and we are in the middle of the City's... Read more
The Country Garden Event Facility is located in Santa Ana, off of Main Street and 8th Street. The Old County Court house is right around the corner and we are in the middle of the City's "Historical Revitalization" area. The exposed-brick building was built in 1928 and was the original AAA offices for Southern California and we are a Historical site.
The facility, with its rustic, "Vintage Orange County" charm can seat up to 200 guests, utilizing both the upstairs loft and downstairs area. For events with 175 or less, we can use the upstairs landing for ceremonies, then hold the dinner & dancing reception down stairs. We include all the tables, chivari/ and table linens. We offer audio-visual equipment for you to use at no additional charge, a beautiful pub-style bar, cocktail area and a dancing area with Disco ball. Clients love the twinkle lights, comfortable atmosphere and versatile set-up options.

*** We also cater to offsite premises to the Heritage Museum, Fullerton Arboretum, Soka University, Fullerton Ballroom, Alumni House at Fullerton, Clarke Estate, Crestmore, private estates, home parties and anywhere we can go!

In addition to our Santa Ana Event Facility, Country Garden Caterers is the preferred Caterer at over 70 different Southern California and Los Angles locations and we're more than happy to make suggestions and help you find just the right location. We are also a full service rental company, bakery, designers and liquor licensed and insured. We can help you find the right location to fit your needs!

Let our professional Event Coordinators provide personal attention to all your details so you can truly enjoy your special day! Read less

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INFO FOR CATERING

What catering services do you provide?
Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Family Style, Hors d'oeuvres - Displayed, Hors d'oeuvres - Passed, Plated, Stations
What bar services do you provide?
Cash Bar, Open Bar
What alcohol services do you provide?
Champagne Toast, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine
What types of cuisine do you cater?
American (New), American (Traditional), Asian, British, Cajun, Caribbean, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Mediterranean, Mexican, Southwestern
Do you accommodate dietary needs?
Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
What is your maximum catering capacity?
5000

INFO FOR WEDDING VENUE

When was your venue built?
1930
When was your venue last renovated?
2012
Describe your venue:
Banquet Hall, Historic Site
Describe the style of your venue
Eclectic, Vintage
What wedding services does your venue provide?
Ceremony, Reception
What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
200
How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
1
Does your venue offer an indoor space?
Yes
Does your venue offer a covered outdoor space?
No
Does your venue offer an uncovered outdoor space?
No
Does your venue have on-site accommodations?
Yes
What is the minimum rental fee for your venue?
0
Beverage Service
Offered in-house
Is beverage service included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Catering
Offered in-house
Is catering included in the minimum rental fee?
No
What is the average catering price per person at your venue?
30
Event Coordination
Offered in-house
Is event coordination included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Event Rentals
Offered in-house, Outside vendors welcome
Are event rentals included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Lighting and Sound
Offered in-house, Outside vendors welcome
Are lighting and sound included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Linens
Offered in-house, Outside vendors welcome
Are linens included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Seating
Offered in-house
Is seating included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Wedding Cake
Offered in-house, Outside vendors welcome
Is wedding cake included in the minimum rental fee?
No

INFO FOR REHEARSAL DINNER

When was your venue built?
1930
When was your venue last renovated?
2012
Describe your venue:
Banquet Hall, Historic Site
Describe the style of your venue
Eclectic, Vintage
What wedding services does your venue provide?
Ceremony, Reception
How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
1
Does your venue offer an indoor space?
Yes
Does your venue offer a covered outdoor space?
No
Does your venue offer an uncovered outdoor space?
No
Does your venue have on-site accommodations?
Yes
What is the minimum rental fee for your venue?
0
Beverage Service
Offered in-house
Is beverage service included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Catering
Offered in-house
Is catering included in the minimum rental fee?
No
What is the average catering price per person at your venue?
30
Event Coordination
Offered in-house
Is event coordination included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Event Rentals
Offered in-house, Outside vendors welcome
Are event rentals included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Lighting and Sound
Offered in-house, Outside vendors welcome
Are lighting and sound included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Linens
Offered in-house, Outside vendors welcome
Are linens included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Seating
Offered in-house
Is seating included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Wedding Cake
Offered in-house, Outside vendors welcome
Is wedding cake included in the minimum rental fee?
No

REVIEWS

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Megan
Wedding:
8/30/2014
5.0/5.0
Diana Perkins and Country Garden Caterers were absolutely wonderful to work with! Everyone who went to our wedding commented on how great the food was! Someone even asked me days later about what the main dish was called, hoping she could recreate it for her son who has been craving it since our wedding!
We also hired Diana as our day of coordinator. BEST MONEY EVER SPENT. EVER. She is AMAZING! She worked so hard at making the whole event go off wonderfully! She helped make my vision and dream a reality. Can't thank her enough.
Do yourself a favor and go to one of her expos or open houses to try her food, you will see what I'm talking about. Then book with Country Garden and hire Diana as your Day of Coordinator, I promise you won't regret it!
Diana Perkins and Country Garden Caterers were absolutely wonderful to work with! Everyone who went to our wedding Read more...
Diana Perkins and Country Garden Caterers were absolutely wonderful to work with! Everyone who went to our wedding commented on how great the food was! Someone even asked me days later about what the main dish was called, hoping she could recreate it for her son who has been craving it since our wedding!
We also hired Diana as our day of coordinator. BEST MONEY EVER SPENT. EVER. She is AMAZING! She worked so hard at making the whole event go off wonderfully! She helped make my vision and dream a reality. Can't thank her enough.
Do yourself a favor and go to one of her expos or open houses to try her food, you will see what I'm talking about. Then book with Country Garden and hire Diana as your Day of Coordinator, I promise you won't regret it! Read less
Services Used: Catering, Rehearsal Dinner, Wedding Venue
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Jillian
Wedding:
8/29/2014
5.0/5.0
We just had our wedding on August 29th, 2014. We hired CGC and couldn't be more happy with the decision. Andy was so great! He always returned my emails and phone calls. He was kind and delivered exactly what we wanted. He really worked with us to stay in budget and really I can't say enough good things about him. My guests said the food was great and that the chicken was really tender. CGC brought in beautiful floral arrangements to decorate the food and drink tables which was a really nice touch that I had not expected at all. The cake, which was also provided through CGC was really beautiful. I emailed Andy a couple pictures of what I would like the cake to look like and they came through perfectly. Overall I am so happy with Country Garden Caterers and I would definitely recommend them to all future brides.
We just had our wedding on August 29th, 2014. We hired CGC and couldn't be more happy with the decision. Andy was so Read more...
We just had our wedding on August 29th, 2014. We hired CGC and couldn't be more happy with the decision. Andy was so great! He always returned my emails and phone calls. He was kind and delivered exactly what we wanted. He really worked with us to stay in budget and really I can't say enough good things about him. My guests said the food was great and that the chicken was really tender. CGC brought in beautiful floral arrangements to decorate the food and drink tables which was a really nice touch that I had not expected at all. The cake, which was also provided through CGC was really beautiful. I emailed Andy a couple pictures of what I would like the cake to look like and they came through perfectly. Overall I am so happy with Country Garden Caterers and I would definitely recommend them to all future brides. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Amanda
Wedding:
6/20/2014
5.0/5.0
Country gardens catering was fantastic. We utilized them for our catering and set up needs for our wedding and it looked & food tasted fantastic. We hired Diana as our coordinator and she was on fire! Everything was taken care of without any hiccups throughout the entire night. Highly recommend Country Gardens for any event services.
Country gardens catering was fantastic. We utilized them for our catering and set up needs for our wedding and it looked & Read more...
Country gardens catering was fantastic. We utilized them for our catering and set up needs for our wedding and it looked & food tasted fantastic. We hired Diana as our coordinator and she was on fire! Everything was taken care of without any hiccups throughout the entire night. Highly recommend Country Gardens for any event services. Read less
Services Used: Catering, Wedding Planning
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Food was wonderful, service was great, coordination with other vendors was perfect
Food was wonderful, service was great, coordination with other vendors was perfect
Food was wonderful, service was great, coordination with other vendors was perfect Read less
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Sara
Wedding:
6/13/2014
5.0/5.0
The food is amazing! Diana is professional and great to work with. She made our day run perfectly and everyone was very impressed with the food.
The food is amazing! Diana is professional and great to work with. She made our day run perfectly and everyone was very Read more...
The food is amazing! Diana is professional and great to work with. She made our day run perfectly and everyone was very impressed with the food. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Laura
Wedding:
6/7/2014
5.0/5.0
Country Garden Caterers food is amazing! Everything came out terrific for the day of the wedding. Diana was on top of it. She handled everything perfectly. We couldn't have imagined it any better. I was so pleased with their services, the quality of the food, the pricing, and the professionalism. Thank you!!
Country Garden Caterers food is amazing! Everything came out terrific for the day of the wedding. Diana was on top of it. Read more...
Country Garden Caterers food is amazing! Everything came out terrific for the day of the wedding. Diana was on top of it. She handled everything perfectly. We couldn't have imagined it any better. I was so pleased with their services, the quality of the food, the pricing, and the professionalism. Thank you!! Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Amanda
Wedding:
5/3/2014
5.0/5.0
I was so so thankful that I chose Country Garden Caterers to do our wedding. The food was amazing and I'm happy to say I got to eat every bite! (Garlic mashed potato bar is a must!) We also used them for the event setup which was so convenient. The best decision we made though with using them was having Diana Perkins do our day-of coordinating! She was so fun to work with, she was organized and made flow smoothly through the night. I will make up any excuse or an another event to work with her and that company again!
I was so so thankful that I chose Country Garden Caterers to do our wedding. The food was amazing and I'm happy to say I Read more...
I was so so thankful that I chose Country Garden Caterers to do our wedding. The food was amazing and I'm happy to say I got to eat every bite! (Garlic mashed potato bar is a must!) We also used them for the event setup which was so convenient. The best decision we made though with using them was having Diana Perkins do our day-of coordinating! She was so fun to work with, she was organized and made flow smoothly through the night. I will make up any excuse or an another event to work with her and that company again! Read less
Services Used: Catering, Wedding Planning, Rentals & Photobooths
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Ellison
Wedding:
4/19/2014
5.0/5.0
I was so pleased with how my wedding turned out. Everything was what I wanted and expected. Due to timing of the ceremony, guests ended up arriving an hour earlier than intended to Country Garden Caterers, and they still managed to get everything done and everything ran smoothly.
I was so pleased with how my wedding turned out. Everything was what I wanted and expected. Due to timing of the ceremony, Read more...
I was so pleased with how my wedding turned out. Everything was what I wanted and expected. Due to timing of the ceremony, guests ended up arriving an hour earlier than intended to Country Garden Caterers, and they still managed to get everything done and everything ran smoothly. Read less
Services Used: Catering, Wedding Venue
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DANNY
Wedding:
3/28/2014
5.0/5.0
My wedding was perfect! It was perfect because Diana made it perfect. She saw my vision for my wedding and helped my vision become reality. She really went above and beyond to make sure my day was extra special. She stepped up not only with helping me with my rentals but helped with my décor and with some of my catering. I was so pleased with everything. I was at ease most of the day because I knew that Diana had things under control. Thank you Diana for making our wedding perfect! Everything was absolutely beautiful. I loved it! xoxo
My wedding was perfect! It was perfect because Diana made it perfect. She saw my vision for my wedding and helped my Read more...
My wedding was perfect! It was perfect because Diana made it perfect. She saw my vision for my wedding and helped my vision become reality. She really went above and beyond to make sure my day was extra special. She stepped up not only with helping me with my rentals but helped with my décor and with some of my catering. I was so pleased with everything. I was at ease most of the day because I knew that Diana had things under control. Thank you Diana for making our wedding perfect! Everything was absolutely beautiful. I loved it! xoxo Read less
Services Used: Wedding Planning, Rentals & Photobooths,
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Nancy
Wedding:
2/22/2014
5.0/5.0
Our son and his fiance' were recently married on Feb. 22, 2014. My husband and I could not be more pleased with the selection of the bride and groom to utilize Country Garden Caterers & Venues who handled every last detail for us for the highly successful wedding and dinner reception. We fully believe the reason for the magnificent success of the wedding and reception is due to the highly professional efforts of Ms. Diana Perkins. Diana worked closely with the bride and groom in all early planning stages for the wedding/reception giving the bride and groom an enormous amount of choices relative to the menu, beautiful table setting styles and colors. Diana ensured the reception looked just like the "magical setting" that the bride and groom desired.....the entire room and tables were beautifully color coordinated just as they had hoped for. Diana remained highly involved throughout the entire process ensuring each item was handled just as the bride and groom envisioned. Diana worked closely with the venue to ensure the room draping was perfectly placed, with the DJ to ensure the lighting was just as the bride and groom envisioned their magical moment......every last detail, from beginning to end, had Diana managing her highly diligent team to ensure the entire event came off flawlessly. Diana will personally provide the event of a lifetime, you will recognize during the planning stages that you need not be worried or concerned about any single detail, Diana and her team cover them all with you months in advance and carry all of them out to ensure your every request is completed just as you dreamed it would be. In closing, the peace of mind that we had due to Diana and her team successfully managing our event was indeed a true blessing that allowed us the opportunity to relax, enjoy and treasure every moment as our children began their new life together.
Our son and his fiance' were recently married on Feb. 22, 2014. My husband and I could not be more pleased with the Read more...
Our son and his fiance' were recently married on Feb. 22, 2014. My husband and I could not be more pleased with the selection of the bride and groom to utilize Country Garden Caterers & Venues who handled every last detail for us for the highly successful wedding and dinner reception. We fully believe the reason for the magnificent success of the wedding and reception is due to the highly professional efforts of Ms. Diana Perkins. Diana worked closely with the bride and groom in all early planning stages for the wedding/reception giving the bride and groom an enormous amount of choices relative to the menu, beautiful table setting styles and colors. Diana ensured the reception looked just like the "magical setting" that the bride and groom desired.....the entire room and tables were beautifully color coordinated just as they had hoped for. Diana remained highly involved throughout the entire process ensuring each item was handled just as the bride and groom envisioned. Diana worked closely with the venue to ensure the room draping was perfectly placed, with the DJ to ensure the lighting was just as the bride and groom envisioned their magical moment......every last detail, from beginning to end, had Diana managing her highly diligent team to ensure the entire event came off flawlessly. Diana will personally provide the event of a lifetime, you will recognize during the planning stages that you need not be worried or concerned about any single detail, Diana and her team cover them all with you months in advance and carry all of them out to ensure your every request is completed just as you dreamed it would be. In closing, the peace of mind that we had due to Diana and her team successfully managing our event was indeed a true blessing that allowed us the opportunity to relax, enjoy and treasure every moment as our children began their new life together. Read less
Services Used: Catering, Wedding Planning, Lighting & Decor, Wedding Venue, Unique Services
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Paul
Wedding:
12/27/2013
5.0/5.0
I can't overstate how wonderful our experience working with Country Garden Caterers (CGC) was. My partner and I used the CGC facility and catering for our reception following our ceremony in the Historic Courtroom at the Old Orange County Courthouse.

When we started planning our wedding, we were a bit anxious-- first, as two grooms, we weren't too sure what reactions we might receive from potential vendors and, second, we didn't have the first clue about planning a wedding. Our anxieties were immediately put to rest when we met Diana Perkins, the sales manager and event coordinator at CGC. Diana was warm and friendly. Beyond that, Diana was exceptionally professional. She was consistently responsive and demonstrated a willingness to go out of her way to make us happy.

In addition to arranging the catering and venue, we engaged Diana to handle the decorating and to be our day-of coordinator. This was money well spent! Putting her creativity to work, Diana was able to translate our complete lack of vision into an elegant event.

Our family and friends raved about our reception-- the food (we opted for the Mexican buffet) was excellent, the venue was charming and the décor was beautiful. We also received a lot of compliments about how friendly and caring Diana was, as well as how smoothly she orchestrated the entire evening. Thanks to Diana and the entire Country Garden crew, our wedding was perfect!
I can't overstate how wonderful our experience working with Country Garden Caterers (CGC) was. My partner and I used the Read more...
I can't overstate how wonderful our experience working with Country Garden Caterers (CGC) was. My partner and I used the CGC facility and catering for our reception following our ceremony in the Historic Courtroom at the Old Orange County Courthouse.

When we started planning our wedding, we were a bit anxious-- first, as two grooms, we weren't too sure what reactions we might receive from potential vendors and, second, we didn't have the first clue about planning a wedding. Our anxieties were immediately put to rest when we met Diana Perkins, the sales manager and event coordinator at CGC. Diana was warm and friendly. Beyond that, Diana was exceptionally professional. She was consistently responsive and demonstrated a willingness to go out of her way to make us happy.

In addition to arranging the catering and venue, we engaged Diana to handle the decorating and to be our day-of coordinator. This was money well spent! Putting her creativity to work, Diana was able to translate our complete lack of vision into an elegant event.

Our family and friends raved about our reception-- the food (we opted for the Mexican buffet) was excellent, the venue was charming and the décor was beautiful. We also received a lot of compliments about how friendly and caring Diana was, as well as how smoothly she orchestrated the entire evening. Thanks to Diana and the entire Country Garden crew, our wedding was perfect! Read less
Services Used: Catering, Lighting & Decor, Wedding Venue, Unique Services
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Alizabeth
Wedding:
12/22/2013
5.0/5.0
We had a fabulous time with Country Garden. Everything was absolutely beautiful. Food was great. I can still taste that chicken.

Patricia (planner) was very sweet, she took care of everything that I didn't want to deal with. On the day of the wedding, she had notice I was very anxious and hungry. She brought a little platter of food for me and said some kind words.
I absolutely love Country Garden Caterers. I wish i could renew my vows every 10 years there.
We had a fabulous time with Country Garden. Everything was absolutely beautiful. Food was great. I can still taste that Read more...
We had a fabulous time with Country Garden. Everything was absolutely beautiful. Food was great. I can still taste that chicken.

Patricia (planner) was very sweet, she took care of everything that I didn't want to deal with. On the day of the wedding, she had notice I was very anxious and hungry. She brought a little platter of food for me and said some kind words.
I absolutely love Country Garden Caterers. I wish i could renew my vows every 10 years there. Read less
Services Used: Catering, Wedding Venue
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Lani
Wedding:
12/21/2013
5.0/5.0
This company was very impressive. Diana P was the best we worked with and she did everything for our wedding. From catering to decorating to planning and managing it. She was flexible because I had lots of helpers from outside and even had an IN n OUT truck and she allowed it to come and be there. She worked with all of our pieces from the DJ, to cake people, to family and friends dropping things off. Its as if I didn't have to do anything on my wedding day and it looked so amazing and beyond all my expectations. Bravo to her and her crew. We love you!
This company was very impressive. Diana P was the best we worked with and she did everything for our wedding. From Read more...
This company was very impressive. Diana P was the best we worked with and she did everything for our wedding. From catering to decorating to planning and managing it. She was flexible because I had lots of helpers from outside and even had an IN n OUT truck and she allowed it to come and be there. She worked with all of our pieces from the DJ, to cake people, to family and friends dropping things off. Its as if I didn't have to do anything on my wedding day and it looked so amazing and beyond all my expectations. Bravo to her and her crew. We love you! Read less
Services Used: Catering, Wedding Venue
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Brandy
Wedding:
12/20/2013
5.0/5.0
I had my wedding reception at the venue and it was amazing. I couldn't have had a better day!
I had my wedding reception at the venue and it was amazing. I couldn't have had a better day!
I had my wedding reception at the venue and it was amazing. I couldn't have had a better day! Read less
Services Used: Catering, Wedding Venue
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Emily
Wedding:
11/3/2013
5.0/5.0
Okay, so as someone who was not only a bride but also worked in bridal, I have to say my whole experience with Diana was AMAZING. She is someone that tells it like it is and that's something I both loved and appreciated. She was upfront when she thought something wouldn't work or might be weird and I'm so glad she was! Our food was absolutely amazing (we had the Italian buffet) - literally all the guests raved about it. She was so cool about certain changes we wanted to make and helped the day go without a hiccup. Everything was set beyond my expectations and I truly recommend her to everyone. Thank you Diana for such a great experience and for being such a pleasure to work with!
Okay, so as someone who was not only a bride but also worked in bridal, I have to say my whole experience with Diana was Read more...
Okay, so as someone who was not only a bride but also worked in bridal, I have to say my whole experience with Diana was AMAZING. She is someone that tells it like it is and that's something I both loved and appreciated. She was upfront when she thought something wouldn't work or might be weird and I'm so glad she was! Our food was absolutely amazing (we had the Italian buffet) - literally all the guests raved about it. She was so cool about certain changes we wanted to make and helped the day go without a hiccup. Everything was set beyond my expectations and I truly recommend her to everyone. Thank you Diana for such a great experience and for being such a pleasure to work with! Read less
Services Used: Catering, Wedding Venue
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Clare
Wedding:
10/11/2013
5.0/5.0
Our wedding was perfect and we could not have had such a wonderful day without Diana and her crew at Country Garden Caterers. Our venue, Heritage Museum of Orange County, utilizes their services and I can definitely see why! The food is so delicious (our guests are still talking about it). They also provided our tables, chairs, linens, etc. Everything looked beautiful and elegant. Diana definitely knows her stuff. She was so easy to work with and helped our day run smoothly. We also had our rehearsal dinner at Country Garden Catering in Santa Ana. My husband and I would definitely would refer them to our family and friends! Country Garden Caterers is AWESOME!
Our wedding was perfect and we could not have had such a wonderful day without Diana and her crew at Country Garden Read more...
Our wedding was perfect and we could not have had such a wonderful day without Diana and her crew at Country Garden Caterers. Our venue, Heritage Museum of Orange County, utilizes their services and I can definitely see why! The food is so delicious (our guests are still talking about it). They also provided our tables, chairs, linens, etc. Everything looked beautiful and elegant. Diana definitely knows her stuff. She was so easy to work with and helped our day run smoothly. We also had our rehearsal dinner at Country Garden Catering in Santa Ana. My husband and I would definitely would refer them to our family and friends! Country Garden Caterers is AWESOME! Read less
Services Used: Wedding Cake, Catering, Lighting & Decor, Rentals & Photobooths, , Wedding Venue
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Casey
Wedding:
10/5/2013
5.0/5.0
AMAZING!!! Diana is the best!!! The whole crew really. Great food, I mean really yummy!! And the decorations that they provide to set up their service tables are FABULOUS!!!! I have gotten soooo many compliments on them and I couldn't be more pleased with how my wedding turned out. They really work with you and for you to make your day great. They love doing this and it shows!! Thank you, thank you, thank you to Country Garden Caterers for making my day magical!!!!
AMAZING!!! Diana is the best!!! The whole crew really. Great food, I mean really yummy!! And the decorations that they Read more...
AMAZING!!! Diana is the best!!! The whole crew really. Great food, I mean really yummy!! And the decorations that they provide to set up their service tables are FABULOUS!!!! I have gotten soooo many compliments on them and I couldn't be more pleased with how my wedding turned out. They really work with you and for you to make your day great. They love doing this and it shows!! Thank you, thank you, thank you to Country Garden Caterers for making my day magical!!!! Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Sarah
Wedding:
9/29/2013
5.0/5.0
For my wedding I wanted to keep it local with the vendors and venue. CGC was a life saver! Their staff was helpful, professional, and really catering to my needs. Not to mention, the food is absolutely delicious and prices are good too. They worked within our budget. Great options for speciality diets like vegetarian and pescetarians dishes. My husband and I are still recieving compliments on the meal! Which makes me so happy, and proud. It was such a pleasure having CGC be apart of my special day. They really go above and beyond, on every level. I almost want to go in for another "testing" of a new menu. Truly amazing!
For my wedding I wanted to keep it local with the vendors and venue. CGC was a life saver! Their staff was helpful, Read more...
For my wedding I wanted to keep it local with the vendors and venue. CGC was a life saver! Their staff was helpful, professional, and really catering to my needs. Not to mention, the food is absolutely delicious and prices are good too. They worked within our budget. Great options for speciality diets like vegetarian and pescetarians dishes. My husband and I are still recieving compliments on the meal! Which makes me so happy, and proud. It was such a pleasure having CGC be apart of my special day. They really go above and beyond, on every level. I almost want to go in for another "testing" of a new menu. Truly amazing! Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Dulce
Wedding:
9/26/2013
5.0/5.0
I just had my wedding there last week and all I can say is "It was AMAZING" everything Andrew was just amazing, he responded to ever email I sent a voicemail I left every question I had. Helped me with ideas when I was just lost. I received so many compliments in the food my family and friends just loved it. And the place was just perfect everyone kept saying they loved it how it had a very friendly cozy feeling .............. THANK YOU ANDY definitely if anything ever comes up again for any event you are the guy to go to!!!
I just had my wedding there last week and all I can say is "It was AMAZING" everything Andrew was just amazing, he Read more...
I just had my wedding there last week and all I can say is "It was AMAZING" everything Andrew was just amazing, he responded to ever email I sent a voicemail I left every question I had. Helped me with ideas when I was just lost. I received so many compliments in the food my family and friends just loved it. And the place was just perfect everyone kept saying they loved it how it had a very friendly cozy feeling .............. THANK YOU ANDY definitely if anything ever comes up again for any event you are the guy to go to!!! Read less
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devin
Wedding:
9/21/2013
5.0/5.0
I just had my wedding with the Heritage Museum of Orange County who exclusively contracts with Country Garden Caterers. I worked with Diana who was able to transform our vision into the best wedding day ever! We also hired Diana as our day-of coordinator. She has a creative talent and was able to put out all of our decorations and make them look super cute, and did not need much direction to do so. She was very attentive the day of the wedding, and was there every time I needed her. She was able to bustle my dress, when my mom and bridesmaids couldn't figure out how to do it. When my dress got trampled, she was the one by my side pinning it back together. She made sure me and my husband always had drinks, and made sure we had time to eat also. The food was delicious and our wedding was the perfect day we will never forget. We both highly recommend country garden caterers and Diana Perkins!.
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I just had my wedding with the Heritage Museum of Orange County who exclusively contracts with Country Garden Caterers. I worked with Diana who was able to transform our vision into the best wedding day ever! We also hired Diana as our day-of coordinator. She has a creative talent and was able to put out all of our decorations and make them look super cute, and did not need much direction to do so. She was very attentive the day of the wedding, and was there every time I needed her. She was able to bustle my dress, when my mom and bridesmaids couldn't figure out how to do it. When my dress got trampled, she was the one by my side pinning it back together. She made sure me and my husband always had drinks, and made sure we had time to eat also. The food was delicious and our wedding was the perfect day we will never forget. We both highly recommend country garden caterers and Diana Perkins!. Read less
Services Used: Catering, Wedding Venue
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Sarah
Wedding:
9/20/2013
5.0/5.0
My husband and I got married on 9/20 at the Red Horse Barn and words cant express how amazing Country Garden Caterers was. Diana was our coordinator and made sure our day was exactly how we wanted it. She took care of everything and made it so I did not have to stress about anything come the day of the wedding. The food was AMAZING and I would recommend this company to anyone and everyone looking for a caterer!!
My husband and I got married on 9/20 at the Red Horse Barn and words cant express how amazing Country Garden Caterers was. Read more...
My husband and I got married on 9/20 at the Red Horse Barn and words cant express how amazing Country Garden Caterers was. Diana was our coordinator and made sure our day was exactly how we wanted it. She took care of everything and made it so I did not have to stress about anything come the day of the wedding. The food was AMAZING and I would recommend this company to anyone and everyone looking for a caterer!! Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Amanda
Wedding:
9/1/2013
5.0/5.0
Diana is absolutely amazing!!! She made sure not only were my guest taken care of with their food and drinks she made sure everything was on schedule. But the FOOD was so so so good!!! I recommend the macadamia nut crusted chicken and the sweet mash potatoes, I could die to have those again.
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Diana is absolutely amazing!!! She made sure not only were my guest taken care of with their food and drinks she made sure everything was on schedule. But the FOOD was so so so good!!! I recommend the macadamia nut crusted chicken and the sweet mash potatoes, I could die to have those again. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Monica
Wedding:
8/31/2013
5.0/5.0
Our wedding took place at the Fullerton Arboretum and they had a list of vendors that we can chose from and one of them was Country Garden Caterers. Reasons why we chose them over the other caterers was the price per person and the choices he offered.

Our main caterer was Andy, who was extremely helpful and really went out of his way to help us out and taking into consideration that we were on a budget. At first we were simply booking them for the food, but he gave us a great deal on the plates, silverware and linens.

The food for the wedding we chose was artichoke with sundried tomatoes chicken (delish sauce), veggies, cilantro rice and side salad with cranberries, glazed pecans with raspberry vinaigrette and till this day I am still craving some more. Everyone enjoyed the food and even days after the wedding they kept asking what they ate because it was so good and how did we find this caterer.

We were very satisfied with the staff, quality of service and especially the food. Andy even bought my now husband and beer, which I thought was a nice touch. Overall, I had no complaints and nor did my guest, even my now father in law that is a cook enjoyed the food.
Thank you Andy and Country Garden Catering for making our wedding a hit!!
Our wedding took place at the Fullerton Arboretum and they had a list of vendors that we can chose from and one of them Read more...
Our wedding took place at the Fullerton Arboretum and they had a list of vendors that we can chose from and one of them was Country Garden Caterers. Reasons why we chose them over the other caterers was the price per person and the choices he offered.

Our main caterer was Andy, who was extremely helpful and really went out of his way to help us out and taking into consideration that we were on a budget. At first we were simply booking them for the food, but he gave us a great deal on the plates, silverware and linens.

The food for the wedding we chose was artichoke with sundried tomatoes chicken (delish sauce), veggies, cilantro rice and side salad with cranberries, glazed pecans with raspberry vinaigrette and till this day I am still craving some more. Everyone enjoyed the food and even days after the wedding they kept asking what they ate because it was so good and how did we find this caterer.

We were very satisfied with the staff, quality of service and especially the food. Andy even bought my now husband and beer, which I thought was a nice touch. Overall, I had no complaints and nor did my guest, even my now father in law that is a cook enjoyed the food.
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Dawn
Wedding:
7/27/2013
5.0/5.0
Barbara was our coordinator. She was great. She has a lot of spunk and knows what she is doing. The place was great and the food was excellent! I could call her on her cell phone whenever I had a question. Her heart is in it for sure! I would highly recommend this place to have your ceremony and venue all in one! We actually are going to have our High School Reunion there in October. Can't wait to be in this place again!
Barbara was our coordinator. She was great. She has a lot of spunk and knows what she is doing. The place was great and Read more...
Barbara was our coordinator. She was great. She has a lot of spunk and knows what she is doing. The place was great and the food was excellent! I could call her on her cell phone whenever I had a question. Her heart is in it for sure! I would highly recommend this place to have your ceremony and venue all in one! We actually are going to have our High School Reunion there in October. Can't wait to be in this place again! Read less
Services Used: Catering, Wedding Venue
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Janet
Wedding:
7/7/2013
5.0/5.0
It brings tears to my eyes remembering how special my rehearsal dinner and wedding were thanks to Diana, Kira and the Country Garden Caterers staff. From the beginning they made my husband and I feel like family. They answered every question promptly, catered to our every request and patiently put up with our endless wedding spread sheets! The day of our wedding could not of gone smoother, Diana and Kira helped us set up our decor, candy bar and misc items (which was a huge relief for the bride!) and Diana kept everything on time and made sure we ate and drank. She even saved us appetizers since we were taking photos during our cocktail hour. The dinner was amazing, our guests loved the buffet, the food was exceptional! We have received rave reviews from our families and friends that it was by far the wedding of the year! Thank you very much Diana, Kira and Country Garden for giving us a picture perfect wedding. The Country Garden team went above and beyond, it was everything and more! Thank you very much!!
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It brings tears to my eyes remembering how special my rehearsal dinner and wedding were thanks to Diana, Kira and the Country Garden Caterers staff. From the beginning they made my husband and I feel like family. They answered every question promptly, catered to our every request and patiently put up with our endless wedding spread sheets! The day of our wedding could not of gone smoother, Diana and Kira helped us set up our decor, candy bar and misc items (which was a huge relief for the bride!) and Diana kept everything on time and made sure we ate and drank. She even saved us appetizers since we were taking photos during our cocktail hour. The dinner was amazing, our guests loved the buffet, the food was exceptional! We have received rave reviews from our families and friends that it was by far the wedding of the year! Thank you very much Diana, Kira and Country Garden for giving us a picture perfect wedding. The Country Garden team went above and beyond, it was everything and more! Thank you very much!! Read less
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Holly
Wedding:
7/6/2013
5.0/5.0
Country Garden Caterers did an amazing job for our wedding reception. Diana was wonderful to work with, the food was incredible, and the displays were gorgeous! The price was very reasonable as well.
Country Garden Caterers did an amazing job for our wedding reception. Diana was wonderful to work with, the food was Read more...
Country Garden Caterers did an amazing job for our wedding reception. Diana was wonderful to work with, the food was incredible, and the displays were gorgeous! The price was very reasonable as well. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Stacey
Wedding:
6/30/2013
5.0/5.0
We are so happy and fortunate to have met Diana Perkins at Country Garden Caterers at the beginning stages of our wedding planning. She introduced us to our ceremony venue, the Heritage Museum in Santa Ana, a very charming location, full of character. When we met with her to discuss catering options, she provided several ideas for our menu and the day-of events to help us keep within our budget, yet still have a special day. She listened to our thoughts and helped us carry them out, while also giving us suggestions based on her experience.

Our wedding day was beautiful! The set up at the Heritage Museum, which was carried out by Country Garden Caterers, was very well-done. Everything was ready on time and there were no problems.

We had our dinner reception at Country Garden Caterers. I loved how the venue has an outdoor-type feeling due to the decor (brick walls, lamp posts, etc.). We put the guests with kids on the second floor since there was more space and both parents and kids enjoyed it. The venue helped contributed to a pleasant, warm, and relaxed atmosphere. Last, but not least, the food is delicious!! We went buffet style and there was enough for those who wanted seconds to have some.

Many of our guests have let me know how much they enjoyed our wedding. Thank you, Diana and your wonderful team, in helping us put together such a wonderful and memorable day!
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We are so happy and fortunate to have met Diana Perkins at Country Garden Caterers at the beginning stages of our wedding planning. She introduced us to our ceremony venue, the Heritage Museum in Santa Ana, a very charming location, full of character. When we met with her to discuss catering options, she provided several ideas for our menu and the day-of events to help us keep within our budget, yet still have a special day. She listened to our thoughts and helped us carry them out, while also giving us suggestions based on her experience.

Our wedding day was beautiful! The set up at the Heritage Museum, which was carried out by Country Garden Caterers, was very well-done. Everything was ready on time and there were no problems.

We had our dinner reception at Country Garden Caterers. I loved how the venue has an outdoor-type feeling due to the decor (brick walls, lamp posts, etc.). We put the guests with kids on the second floor since there was more space and both parents and kids enjoyed it. The venue helped contributed to a pleasant, warm, and relaxed atmosphere. Last, but not least, the food is delicious!! We went buffet style and there was enough for those who wanted seconds to have some.

Many of our guests have let me know how much they enjoyed our wedding. Thank you, Diana and your wonderful team, in helping us put together such a wonderful and memorable day! Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Private User
Wedding:
6/22/2013
5.0/5.0
I just got married at The Heritage Museum of Orange County and Country Garden Caterers did an amazing job. Diana Perkins is the best wedding planner/day of coordinator I could have asked for and everything the day of ran so smoothly.Diana helped create a beautiful and unique celebration. She had great ideas and helped us stay within our budget. The food was so delicious and every guest raved about it.We also had them do the cake, and they put together a really cute table with six different cakes(all different and very delicious) I had a perfect night thanks to them. The drinks were also delicious and the service was great. They were so efficient in decorating everything and moving quickly throughout the night. I highly recommend them!
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I just got married at The Heritage Museum of Orange County and Country Garden Caterers did an amazing job. Diana Perkins is the best wedding planner/day of coordinator I could have asked for and everything the day of ran so smoothly.Diana helped create a beautiful and unique celebration. She had great ideas and helped us stay within our budget. The food was so delicious and every guest raved about it.We also had them do the cake, and they put together a really cute table with six different cakes(all different and very delicious) I had a perfect night thanks to them. The drinks were also delicious and the service was great. They were so efficient in decorating everything and moving quickly throughout the night. I highly recommend them! Read less
Services Used: Wedding Cake, Catering, Wedding Planning
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Carol
Wedding:
6/21/2013
5.0/5.0
It may seem unusual to see a 5 star rating for any business, but Country Garden Caterers is no ordinary catering company. Our wedding venue was at the Fullerton Arboretum, and Country Garden Caterers is one of a few catering companies that have been approved by this venue. After a few tastings and conversations with the various caterers, we chose Country Garden because of the delicious food, excellent value, and personal attention we received from them. We received so many compliments on the food, which definitely surpassed our expectations of wedding food. I highly recommend that anyone considering catering any event consult with Country Garden. You won't be disappointed!
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It may seem unusual to see a 5 star rating for any business, but Country Garden Caterers is no ordinary catering company. Our wedding venue was at the Fullerton Arboretum, and Country Garden Caterers is one of a few catering companies that have been approved by this venue. After a few tastings and conversations with the various caterers, we chose Country Garden because of the delicious food, excellent value, and personal attention we received from them. We received so many compliments on the food, which definitely surpassed our expectations of wedding food. I highly recommend that anyone considering catering any event consult with Country Garden. You won't be disappointed! Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Katie L
Wedding:
6/8/2013
5.0/5.0
I can't say enough about Diana at Country Garden Caterer. She worked with us on our wedding at the Heritage Museum in Santa Ana. At first we were a little worried because we couldn't choose another caterer, we were locked in with Country Gardens through the museum.
When we went in for our first tasting, Diana was great and we hit it off right away. She's thorough and witty. The food was great! We were able to take home cake to try and by the end of it all, we were ready to order our cake with her and had our food mostly picked out. It seemed that no matter what we chose, it would be good!
As the day crept closer, we decided to hire Diana as our day-of coordinator and that was the best decision we made. She got things done for us, made lists with me, answered questions and did all the décor with the things we gave her. She took our ideas and made them into a beautiful reception. It was breathtaking!
She also coordinated with the DJ and the florist to make sure everything was in place. She was flexible and able to make executive decisions for us for the betterment of our reception. We appreciated this! As a bride and groom you get so busy saying Hi to everyone and walking around so it was nice to know she took care of us.
Diana is a wonderful person and very professional. She's got a great eye for design and pulling all those little details together that us brides fret over. Even if we weren't locked into Country Gardens, I'd hire them anyway! The food was amazing, hot, and fresh. The Sonoma salad is to die for. Everyone raved about it! And our cake was simple yet elegant and so tasty!
I'd hire Country Gardens for any other events we have. Their food is excellent, not like any other banquet food I've had. We highly recommend Diana and Country Gardens as a cake baker, an organizer and for food. Plus, the value was excellent. The price was reasonable for everything we had.
I can't say enough about Diana at Country Garden Caterer. She worked with us on our wedding at the Heritage Museum in Read more...
I can't say enough about Diana at Country Garden Caterer. She worked with us on our wedding at the Heritage Museum in Santa Ana. At first we were a little worried because we couldn't choose another caterer, we were locked in with Country Gardens through the museum.
When we went in for our first tasting, Diana was great and we hit it off right away. She's thorough and witty. The food was great! We were able to take home cake to try and by the end of it all, we were ready to order our cake with her and had our food mostly picked out. It seemed that no matter what we chose, it would be good!
As the day crept closer, we decided to hire Diana as our day-of coordinator and that was the best decision we made. She got things done for us, made lists with me, answered questions and did all the décor with the things we gave her. She took our ideas and made them into a beautiful reception. It was breathtaking!
She also coordinated with the DJ and the florist to make sure everything was in place. She was flexible and able to make executive decisions for us for the betterment of our reception. We appreciated this! As a bride and groom you get so busy saying Hi to everyone and walking around so it was nice to know she took care of us.
Diana is a wonderful person and very professional. She's got a great eye for design and pulling all those little details together that us brides fret over. Even if we weren't locked into Country Gardens, I'd hire them anyway! The food was amazing, hot, and fresh. The Sonoma salad is to die for. Everyone raved about it! And our cake was simple yet elegant and so tasty!
I'd hire Country Gardens for any other events we have. Their food is excellent, not like any other banquet food I've had. We highly recommend Diana and Country Gardens as a cake baker, an organizer and for food. Plus, the value was excellent. The price was reasonable for everything we had. Read less
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Jillian
Wedding:
5/24/2013
5.0/5.0
The only complaint any of my guest had was the bar could have been better stocked. The bartender ran out of a lot of stuff and that the bar didn't take credit cards so they couldn't start a tap. But other then that I was very satisfied with the service. The servers were great. The staff was very friendly and professional.Patricia was very helpful with all the planning. She made the whole experience easy. I never had to worry about anything. Everything my husband and i requested she made hapoen.There are no words to describe how good the food was!! I would recommend this venue to other people! Thank you for making our day perfect!!
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The only complaint any of my guest had was the bar could have been better stocked. The bartender ran out of a lot of stuff and that the bar didn't take credit cards so they couldn't start a tap. But other then that I was very satisfied with the service. The servers were great. The staff was very friendly and professional.Patricia was very helpful with all the planning. She made the whole experience easy. I never had to worry about anything. Everything my husband and i requested she made hapoen.There are no words to describe how good the food was!! I would recommend this venue to other people! Thank you for making our day perfect!! Read less
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Elizabeth
Wedding:
5/11/2013
5.0/5.0
Loved the venue. It has a great rustic vibe to it. Patricia, my event coordinator was amazing to work with. She knew what she was doing and handled everything with such great professionalism. The other staff the day of the event gave us great service too. So glad my husband and I went with this place. Will use them for our next event.
Loved the venue. It has a great rustic vibe to it. Patricia, my event coordinator was amazing to work with. She knew what Read more...
Loved the venue. It has a great rustic vibe to it. Patricia, my event coordinator was amazing to work with. She knew what she was doing and handled everything with such great professionalism. The other staff the day of the event gave us great service too. So glad my husband and I went with this place. Will use them for our next event. Read less
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Dana
Wedding:
3/17/2013
5.0/5.0
Our contact at Country Garden Caterers was Patricia, and she was wonderful to work with! She really helped me focus my vision for our wedding day, was very accommodating on our requests (especially since my husband was the zilla of our planning process), and she gave me very good advice throughout the process. When we arrived on site, the venue was beautifully decorated, they took our vision and made it a reality and then some. I loved what she and the staff created for us. Patricia was also very good about communicating with us via email as neither of us are good phone people, and provided us copies of everything we asked for.
Our contact at Country Garden Caterers was Patricia, and she was wonderful to work with! She really helped me focus my Read more...
Our contact at Country Garden Caterers was Patricia, and she was wonderful to work with! She really helped me focus my vision for our wedding day, was very accommodating on our requests (especially since my husband was the zilla of our planning process), and she gave me very good advice throughout the process. When we arrived on site, the venue was beautifully decorated, they took our vision and made it a reality and then some. I loved what she and the staff created for us. Patricia was also very good about communicating with us via email as neither of us are good phone people, and provided us copies of everything we asked for. Read less
Services Used: Wedding Cake, Catering, Lighting & Decor, Wedding Venue
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
I can't say enough good things about Country Garden Caterers. We worked with Kelly. She is amazing. After spending weeks looking for a caterer & site that would fit in my budget I was stressed & emotional. After 5 minutes on the phone with Kelly I knew it was all going to be ok. She helped us find a venue that we LOVED. We were able to have the wedding of our dreams within our budget. We also hired her as a day of coordinator because she is so fantastic. Kelly is super sweet, helpful & genuine. She is a Budget Brides Best Friend. She has great ideas & helped us set up everything from table arrangements to suggestions on linins. Our guests could not stop saying how amazing she is & they had only met her that day! Country Garden is great to work with! They are even better if you go through them for multiple things like we did. They helped us arrange our rentals & took care of our wedding cake (which was not only great looking but tasted great) I'm not usually a fan of wedding cake but this cake was delicious we even had some the next day with brunch :) The food is yummy and we have not stopped getting compliments on how great it was. We went with the Tequila lime Chicken, Jack Daniels Tri Tip, Garlic Mashed potatoes, Bourbon Carrots & Caesar Salad. Delicious delicious delicious!!! The wine selections are very good & they were so helpful in getting the beer that my husband wanted. The servers & staff from Country garden were great they were always attentive & friendly. We also when through Country Garden for our Wedding DJ. Chris was great; he is very organized & was able to help us walk through the whole process with ease. A DJ can make or break a wedding & Chris helped make our wedding. I really cannot say enough about him. To sum it all up if you want great service, good food, & friendly people Country Garden is the place to go! We are so glad that we found them & we are already starting to look at hiring them again for office parties for our jobs!
I can't say enough good things about Country Garden Caterers. We worked with Kelly. She is amazing. After spending weeks Read more...
I can't say enough good things about Country Garden Caterers. We worked with Kelly. She is amazing. After spending weeks looking for a caterer & site that would fit in my budget I was stressed & emotional. After 5 minutes on the phone with Kelly I knew it was all going to be ok. She helped us find a venue that we LOVED. We were able to have the wedding of our dreams within our budget. We also hired her as a day of coordinator because she is so fantastic. Kelly is super sweet, helpful & genuine. She is a Budget Brides Best Friend. She has great ideas & helped us set up everything from table arrangements to suggestions on linins. Our guests could not stop saying how amazing she is & they had only met her that day! Country Garden is great to work with! They are even better if you go through them for multiple things like we did. They helped us arrange our rentals & took care of our wedding cake (which was not only great looking but tasted great) I'm not usually a fan of wedding cake but this cake was delicious we even had some the next day with brunch :) The food is yummy and we have not stopped getting compliments on how great it was. We went with the Tequila lime Chicken, Jack Daniels Tri Tip, Garlic Mashed potatoes, Bourbon Carrots & Caesar Salad. Delicious delicious delicious!!! The wine selections are very good & they were so helpful in getting the beer that my husband wanted. The servers & staff from Country garden were great they were always attentive & friendly. We also when through Country Garden for our Wedding DJ. Chris was great; he is very organized & was able to help us walk through the whole process with ease. A DJ can make or break a wedding & Chris helped make our wedding. I really cannot say enough about him. To sum it all up if you want great service, good food, & friendly people Country Garden is the place to go! We are so glad that we found them & we are already starting to look at hiring them again for office parties for our jobs! Read less
Services Used: Wedding Cake, Catering, DJ, Wedding Planning, Rentals & Photobooths
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tklingensmith
Wedding:
9/20/2008
5.0/5.0
Diana Perkins at Country Garden Caterers was referred to us through our DJ, who is a personal friend. When we met Diana early on in our planning, we knew right away that she was the perfect coordinator for us. I had so many ideas that were pretty much all over the place, and she knew exactly how to make them a reality beyond our wildest dreams. Diana arranged all the rentals for our reception (which was on the beach) including tables, linens, silverware, chairs, dance floor, lights, etc. She also arranged for our cake to be custom-made, she decorated the entire reception true to our theme, and paid such close attention to detail that I was getting compliments all night from my friends and family.
The food was delicious (yes, my husband and I DID get to eat, they made sure of that!) and people are still talking about the fish that was served!
She also provided the rentals for our rehearsal dinner which was held at my in-laws house in their expansive backyard. She fit well within our budget and accomodated our requests without any trouble.
Diana truly exceeded our expectations in every way, and I would HIGHLY recommend her and Country Garden Caterers for all your wedding needs.
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Diana Perkins at Country Garden Caterers was referred to us through our DJ, who is a personal friend. When we met Diana early on in our planning, we knew right away that she was the perfect coordinator for us. I had so many ideas that were pretty much all over the place, and she knew exactly how to make them a reality beyond our wildest dreams. Diana arranged all the rentals for our reception (which was on the beach) including tables, linens, silverware, chairs, dance floor, lights, etc. She also arranged for our cake to be custom-made, she decorated the entire reception true to our theme, and paid such close attention to detail that I was getting compliments all night from my friends and family.
The food was delicious (yes, my husband and I DID get to eat, they made sure of that!) and people are still talking about the fish that was served!
She also provided the rentals for our rehearsal dinner which was held at my in-laws house in their expansive backyard. She fit well within our budget and accomodated our requests without any trouble.
Diana truly exceeded our expectations in every way, and I would HIGHLY recommend her and Country Garden Caterers for all your wedding needs. Read less
Services Used: Wedding Cake, Catering, Flowers, Wedding Planning, Rentals & Photobooths
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Briana
Wedding:
9/22/2012
5.0/5.0
I worked with Kelly Paskey Butler from CGC and I do not have the exact words to describe how AMAZING she is to work with. You will be so happy to have her by your side for your wedding and you will feel prepared and less stressed with the whole process. Kelly goes out of her way to pay attention to detail and helps with any budgeting crisis amongst many other things she helps with. You will not be disappointed if you have Kelly helping you on your very special day and I HIGHLY recommend her for your wedding planning and her as your CGC coordinator. CGC has amazing food and the portions are huge! So many of our guests from our wedding commented on how professional the staff were from CGC, how great the food was and how beautiful a job Kelly did in setting up our wedding!!
I worked with Kelly Paskey Butler from CGC and I do not have the exact words to describe how AMAZING she is to work with. Read more...
I worked with Kelly Paskey Butler from CGC and I do not have the exact words to describe how AMAZING she is to work with. You will be so happy to have her by your side for your wedding and you will feel prepared and less stressed with the whole process. Kelly goes out of her way to pay attention to detail and helps with any budgeting crisis amongst many other things she helps with. You will not be disappointed if you have Kelly helping you on your very special day and I HIGHLY recommend her for your wedding planning and her as your CGC coordinator. CGC has amazing food and the portions are huge! So many of our guests from our wedding commented on how professional the staff were from CGC, how great the food was and how beautiful a job Kelly did in setting up our wedding!! Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
Diana & CGC were wonderful, and made our wedding what it was. From our first appointment to our wedding day, we always felt Diana was on our side.

Everything from the food, linens, chairs, lighting, etc. Diana helped us decide which options would be best for our budget. She never tried to pressure us into getting anything we didn't want. She came up with solutions for how we can get the most for our money.

In the weeks leading up to the wedding, we met numerous times to go over linens, table settings, seating arrangements, everything. She really helped put everything together so that we were happy.

The day of the wedding, she was amazing. She always made sure we had something to eat and drink. She brought our dinner to us, and even brought us a plate of our favorite appetizers since we didn't get a chance to enjoy the appetizer table. She worked with our other vendors to make sure everything was going smoothly. Our cake table was amazing, as she made our vision of multiple cakes come to life. She and her staff decorated everything and put out everything exactly how I wanted it.

Diana really helped make our wedding vision come true. I am very particular, and like things a certain way, and Diana kept me worry-free while she handled everything perfectly. I am going to miss her, it was a fun 14 months of wedding planning.
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Diana & CGC were wonderful, and made our wedding what it was. From our first appointment to our wedding day, we always felt Diana was on our side.

Everything from the food, linens, chairs, lighting, etc. Diana helped us decide which options would be best for our budget. She never tried to pressure us into getting anything we didn't want. She came up with solutions for how we can get the most for our money.

In the weeks leading up to the wedding, we met numerous times to go over linens, table settings, seating arrangements, everything. She really helped put everything together so that we were happy.

The day of the wedding, she was amazing. She always made sure we had something to eat and drink. She brought our dinner to us, and even brought us a plate of our favorite appetizers since we didn't get a chance to enjoy the appetizer table. She worked with our other vendors to make sure everything was going smoothly. Our cake table was amazing, as she made our vision of multiple cakes come to life. She and her staff decorated everything and put out everything exactly how I wanted it.

Diana really helped make our wedding vision come true. I am very particular, and like things a certain way, and Diana kept me worry-free while she handled everything perfectly. I am going to miss her, it was a fun 14 months of wedding planning. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Vanessa
Wedding:
9/2/2012
5.0/5.0
We could not have had a better experience with Country Garden Caterers. As a recommendation from the coordinator at our venue, our journey began with an amazing food tasting that blew us away. EVERYTHING we tasted was delicious! Barbara and Patricia were amazing to work with and had such fun, creative ideas. They worked really hard to accommodate our vision and went above and beyond to work with us. Being that we live out of state, they were wonderful with communicating via email and promptly responding to our millions of questions. The day of the wedding could not have gone smoother. Patricia served as our "day of" coordinator and was phenomenal! On top of the delicious food (that everyone LOVED), they also provided a decorations package for us and made my vision for the centerpieces come to life! They were stunningly romantic, and it was the most beautiful day. We couldn't be more grateful for all they did for us.
We could not have had a better experience with Country Garden Caterers. As a recommendation from the coordinator at our Read more...
We could not have had a better experience with Country Garden Caterers. As a recommendation from the coordinator at our venue, our journey began with an amazing food tasting that blew us away. EVERYTHING we tasted was delicious! Barbara and Patricia were amazing to work with and had such fun, creative ideas. They worked really hard to accommodate our vision and went above and beyond to work with us. Being that we live out of state, they were wonderful with communicating via email and promptly responding to our millions of questions. The day of the wedding could not have gone smoother. Patricia served as our "day of" coordinator and was phenomenal! On top of the delicious food (that everyone LOVED), they also provided a decorations package for us and made my vision for the centerpieces come to life! They were stunningly romantic, and it was the most beautiful day. We couldn't be more grateful for all they did for us. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Melodie
Wedding:
8/18/2012
5.0/5.0
There are really no words how much I love Country Garden Caterers. From the moment I chose them to be my caterer for my Venue, Me and my Husband knew that we would be in good hands. Barbara who helped us through out the whole way was very patient, kind, and understanding. No matter how many changes we made even when our budget changed from time to time. She still was there supporting us and helping us through. Even if we had ten thousand questions she always was there to respond back. They are true professionals and know exactly should be done. There flexibility is exactly what a Bride needs. From making changes to food to adding people last minute they are the ones to go to. So if you have family that is always unsure indecisive and might possibly show up out of nowhere. I highly recommend Country Garden Caterers. If you are a Bride on a Budget or even a Bride that wants to spend money this is the Catering Company to go to. I guarantee you will not be disappointed. The food was amazing. It didn't come out cold, dry or even salty. The food was just perfect and my guest could not stop talking about it. Barbara is just more than our caterer for the past year we built a bond. Not only me and my husband love her but my kids adore her. I could just cry right now talking about her. Some companies are strictly about money and making sure you get the most expensive thing on the list and keep adding what doesn't matter. Not this company. Barbara truly made us feel special. She showed that she truly cared about me and my family and that was exactly what we were looking for. Someone who cared. So to all the Brides, Grooms, and anyone who wants to throw any kind of party and want Great Service, Excellent Food, Professionalism, Value, Good Quality, and Flexibility. Try them out but don't take my word for it. Call them yourself and arrange some kind of meeting with them. They Will Not Disappoint.
There are really no words how much I love Country Garden Caterers. From the moment I chose them to be my caterer for my Read more...
There are really no words how much I love Country Garden Caterers. From the moment I chose them to be my caterer for my Venue, Me and my Husband knew that we would be in good hands. Barbara who helped us through out the whole way was very patient, kind, and understanding. No matter how many changes we made even when our budget changed from time to time. She still was there supporting us and helping us through. Even if we had ten thousand questions she always was there to respond back. They are true professionals and know exactly should be done. There flexibility is exactly what a Bride needs. From making changes to food to adding people last minute they are the ones to go to. So if you have family that is always unsure indecisive and might possibly show up out of nowhere. I highly recommend Country Garden Caterers. If you are a Bride on a Budget or even a Bride that wants to spend money this is the Catering Company to go to. I guarantee you will not be disappointed. The food was amazing. It didn't come out cold, dry or even salty. The food was just perfect and my guest could not stop talking about it. Barbara is just more than our caterer for the past year we built a bond. Not only me and my husband love her but my kids adore her. I could just cry right now talking about her. Some companies are strictly about money and making sure you get the most expensive thing on the list and keep adding what doesn't matter. Not this company. Barbara truly made us feel special. She showed that she truly cared about me and my family and that was exactly what we were looking for. Someone who cared. So to all the Brides, Grooms, and anyone who wants to throw any kind of party and want Great Service, Excellent Food, Professionalism, Value, Good Quality, and Flexibility. Try them out but don't take my word for it. Call them yourself and arrange some kind of meeting with them. They Will Not Disappoint. Read less
Services Used: Catering, Wedding Venue
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Michelle
Wedding:
8/12/2012
5.0/5.0
The food was SO GOOD!!! Everyone had my wedding loved it and I am still getting compliments on it! Diana is the best person you could ever work with! She understood my style and made it happen! I couldn't have asked for anything better! I HIGHLY recommend them and her!
The food was SO GOOD!!! Everyone had my wedding loved it and I am still getting compliments on it! Diana is the best Read more...
The food was SO GOOD!!! Everyone had my wedding loved it and I am still getting compliments on it! Diana is the best person you could ever work with! She understood my style and made it happen! I couldn't have asked for anything better! I HIGHLY recommend them and her! Read less
Services Used: Catering, Wedding Planning
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Jerry
Wedding:
7/14/2012
5.0/5.0
Country Garden Catering was phenomenal. They were the second caterer we visited when planning for our wedding. After meeting Diana and tasting the food, we knew we found the perfect caterer for our wedding. A bonus was that they also created exceptional cakes. On the day of our wedding, everything looked spectacular. The appetizer table looked amazing and our guests loved them. Dinner was professionally served and our guests loved the food as well. The cake was designed exactly how we wanted it and the flavor was outstanding. I have never had food at a wedding or business meeting that was at the level that Country Garden provided. We are honored that you helped make our wedding a very special day and we highly recommend Diana for anyone needing catering for any event. Thank you Diana.

Sincerely
Kelly and Jerry
July 14th, 2012
The Club at Woodbury, Irvine CA
Country Garden Catering was phenomenal. They were the second caterer we visited when planning for our wedding. After Read more...
Country Garden Catering was phenomenal. They were the second caterer we visited when planning for our wedding. After meeting Diana and tasting the food, we knew we found the perfect caterer for our wedding. A bonus was that they also created exceptional cakes. On the day of our wedding, everything looked spectacular. The appetizer table looked amazing and our guests loved them. Dinner was professionally served and our guests loved the food as well. The cake was designed exactly how we wanted it and the flavor was outstanding. I have never had food at a wedding or business meeting that was at the level that Country Garden provided. We are honored that you helped make our wedding a very special day and we highly recommend Diana for anyone needing catering for any event. Thank you Diana.

Sincerely
Kelly and Jerry
July 14th, 2012
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Services Used: Catering
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Anonymous
Wedding:
6/23/2012
5.0/5.0
We left our first venue after our having a $500 deposit down and then tasting their food, so we weren't about to go somewhere with catering that wasn't worth our time. Our food was so delicious, and Diana is a great vendor contact. We loved being able to sample all the appetizers at their open house, where we discovered our baker, The Great Dane Baking Company.
We left our first venue after our having a $500 deposit down and then tasting their food, so we weren't about to go Read more...
We left our first venue after our having a $500 deposit down and then tasting their food, so we weren't about to go somewhere with catering that wasn't worth our time. Our food was so delicious, and Diana is a great vendor contact. We loved being able to sample all the appetizers at their open house, where we discovered our baker, The Great Dane Baking Company. Read less
Services Used: Catering, Wedding Venue
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Sandra
Wedding:
6/9/2012
5.0/5.0
We had our daughters wedding and reception at the Fullerton Arboretum last weekend and I can honestly say that without Country Garden Caterers, it would not have been as WONDERFUL an occasion! From the very beginning, up until the time we packed it up.....they were top notch!

Andy was great about helping us to decide what we needed, every step of the way. He assisted with the menu, items we should rent, gave us ideas on different ways to setup and serve, met us at the venue beforehand and assisted in rental placement. Then, the day of the wedding, Andy was there to help in setting up and making sure that everything went according to our plan, in making our daughters dream wedding happen! Not to mention, the cost was very reasonable and the quality superb!

The food was absolutely wonderful!!! I cannot begin to tell you how many compliments we received on the quality, taste and variety of the food. The buffet setup went very quickly for our guests to be served and all the servers and bartender provided quality service to all. They were on top of everything and made sure the champagne glasses were full, salad and cake were served professionally and the dishes were cleared, everything flowed perfectly. They even helped us to pack up the leftover cake, they were truly a delight to work with. The Bride and Groom were served their food in hopes that they could actually eat too.....but, too many well-wishers interrupted that...so, they will get to enjoy what everyone else did, the next time that we use Country Garden Caterers......and we definitely will!!!!
We had our daughters wedding and reception at the Fullerton Arboretum last weekend and I can honestly say that without Read more...
We had our daughters wedding and reception at the Fullerton Arboretum last weekend and I can honestly say that without Country Garden Caterers, it would not have been as WONDERFUL an occasion! From the very beginning, up until the time we packed it up.....they were top notch!

Andy was great about helping us to decide what we needed, every step of the way. He assisted with the menu, items we should rent, gave us ideas on different ways to setup and serve, met us at the venue beforehand and assisted in rental placement. Then, the day of the wedding, Andy was there to help in setting up and making sure that everything went according to our plan, in making our daughters dream wedding happen! Not to mention, the cost was very reasonable and the quality superb!

The food was absolutely wonderful!!! I cannot begin to tell you how many compliments we received on the quality, taste and variety of the food. The buffet setup went very quickly for our guests to be served and all the servers and bartender provided quality service to all. They were on top of everything and made sure the champagne glasses were full, salad and cake were served professionally and the dishes were cleared, everything flowed perfectly. They even helped us to pack up the leftover cake, they were truly a delight to work with. The Bride and Groom were served their food in hopes that they could actually eat too.....but, too many well-wishers interrupted that...so, they will get to enjoy what everyone else did, the next time that we use Country Garden Caterers......and we definitely will!!!! Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Shannon
Wedding:
5/28/2012
5.0/5.0
Kelly is AWESOME! We were beyond blessed to have her as our coordinator! Our wedding was the best day of our lives because of her!

The food is yummy and great quality! The service is top notch and the set up was beautiful!

Thank you so much Country Garden Caterers and Kelly! We Love you Kelly!!!

Matthew & Shannon Shondeff
Kelly is AWESOME! We were beyond blessed to have her as our coordinator! Our wedding was the best day of our lives because Read more...
Kelly is AWESOME! We were beyond blessed to have her as our coordinator! Our wedding was the best day of our lives because of her!

The food is yummy and great quality! The service is top notch and the set up was beautiful!

Thank you so much Country Garden Caterers and Kelly! We Love you Kelly!!!

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Services Used: Catering
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Rene
Wedding:
5/5/2012
5.0/5.0
Kelly and Her Staff made our day very enjoyable and memorable. Going the extra mile and the professionalism was superior. Will have them cater future events for us. Always with and smile and always prepared with questions, suggestions, and listened to everything we said and made sure nothing went wrong, Kelly truly helped made our day.
Kelly and Her Staff made our day very enjoyable and memorable. Going the extra mile and the professionalism was superior. Read more...
Kelly and Her Staff made our day very enjoyable and memorable. Going the extra mile and the professionalism was superior. Will have them cater future events for us. Always with and smile and always prepared with questions, suggestions, and listened to everything we said and made sure nothing went wrong, Kelly truly helped made our day. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Kim
Wedding:
4/20/2012
5.0/5.0
I would like to thank Country Garden Caterers for their beautiful Venue and wonderful food. Everything was great and my guest seemed to like the place and had fun.

Thanks a lot,

Kim
I would like to thank Country Garden Caterers for their beautiful Venue and wonderful food. Everything was great and my Read more...
I would like to thank Country Garden Caterers for their beautiful Venue and wonderful food. Everything was great and my guest seemed to like the place and had fun.

Thanks a lot,

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Services Used: Catering, Wedding Venue
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Wedding:
3/27/2012
5.0/5.0
Country Garden Caterers provides efficiently sets up gorgeous settings for your catering needs. The perfectly complement what you are doing on your own and reach out to find out what you have in mind. They go over- the-top in service with excellent and courteou staff and will do what it takes to make your event a success. All that and the food is "knock your socks off" good. I can't say enough and asked them to provide avenues to endorse them. Thank you Patricia and Country Garden Catering for making me look so good!
Country Garden Caterers provides efficiently sets up gorgeous settings for your catering needs. The perfectly complement Read more...
Country Garden Caterers provides efficiently sets up gorgeous settings for your catering needs. The perfectly complement what you are doing on your own and reach out to find out what you have in mind. They go over- the-top in service with excellent and courteou staff and will do what it takes to make your event a success. All that and the food is "knock your socks off" good. I can't say enough and asked them to provide avenues to endorse them. Thank you Patricia and Country Garden Catering for making me look so good! Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Cassie
Wedding:
3/24/2012
5.0/5.0
Country Garden Caterers was absolutely amazing! The food was beyond delicious, service was perfect and timely, they were more than flexible working around our many different schedules, Barbara went above and beyond for us. Everything was absolutely beautiful!
Country Garden Caterers was absolutely amazing! The food was beyond delicious, service was perfect and timely, they were Read more...
Country Garden Caterers was absolutely amazing! The food was beyond delicious, service was perfect and timely, they were more than flexible working around our many different schedules, Barbara went above and beyond for us. Everything was absolutely beautiful! Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Mike and Ammy
Wedding:
3/10/2012
5.0/5.0
We had the pleasure of working with Patricia Cano from Country Garden Caterers for our wedding in March 2012. We only had about 2 months to plan a wedding for 200 guests. We met with Patricia and she was a God send! Their prices were extremely reasonable, we chose one entree, to sides, a salad all in a buffet. The food was delicious at the tasting and our guests kept commenting that it was some of the best wedding food they had ever had. We were so overwhelmed with all the planning that we would forget to email or call Patricia back and he never once seemed annoyed but instead was extremely gracious and offered to help in whatever she could. We used a separate service for our linens and Patricia folded all the napkins and was actually one of the servers the day of the event to make sure everything ran smoothly. She had a good eye for detail. I think what really impressed me was when we came to the reception venue the first thing she did was bring us a plate of food ad some cocktails. That was about as much food as I ate the entire night. The buffet was decorated with hydrangeas and succulents accented with purple lighting and it was very nice. I'm sure most people didn't notice the flowers but as the bride that was the first thing I saw and it felt great to know that she listened to all the details. If we had to do it all over again we would hire them all over again!
We had the pleasure of working with Patricia Cano from Country Garden Caterers for our wedding in March 2012. We only had Read more...
We had the pleasure of working with Patricia Cano from Country Garden Caterers for our wedding in March 2012. We only had about 2 months to plan a wedding for 200 guests. We met with Patricia and she was a God send! Their prices were extremely reasonable, we chose one entree, to sides, a salad all in a buffet. The food was delicious at the tasting and our guests kept commenting that it was some of the best wedding food they had ever had. We were so overwhelmed with all the planning that we would forget to email or call Patricia back and he never once seemed annoyed but instead was extremely gracious and offered to help in whatever she could. We used a separate service for our linens and Patricia folded all the napkins and was actually one of the servers the day of the event to make sure everything ran smoothly. She had a good eye for detail. I think what really impressed me was when we came to the reception venue the first thing she did was bring us a plate of food ad some cocktails. That was about as much food as I ate the entire night. The buffet was decorated with hydrangeas and succulents accented with purple lighting and it was very nice. I'm sure most people didn't notice the flowers but as the bride that was the first thing I saw and it felt great to know that she listened to all the details. If we had to do it all over again we would hire them all over again! Read less
Services Used: Wedding Cake, Catering
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AprilC
Wedding:
12/17/2011
5.0/5.0
Country Graden Caterers & Diana catered my wedding that took place at my home. I thought a sit-down meal would be too expensive but everything worked out great! Diana went over our menu with us 5 different times, gave suggestions and tastings as well. The staff was professional, the food was amazing and the presentation of the passed apps, coffee and dessert table were amazing. They really helped me pull off a perfect wedding and I recommend them to anyone who needs a realiable, inexpensive (NOT CHEAP), courteous and attentive caterer for their event.
Country Graden Caterers & Diana catered my wedding that took place at my home. I thought a sit-down meal would be too Read more...
Country Graden Caterers & Diana catered my wedding that took place at my home. I thought a sit-down meal would be too expensive but everything worked out great! Diana went over our menu with us 5 different times, gave suggestions and tastings as well. The staff was professional, the food was amazing and the presentation of the passed apps, coffee and dessert table were amazing. They really helped me pull off a perfect wedding and I recommend them to anyone who needs a realiable, inexpensive (NOT CHEAP), courteous and attentive caterer for their event. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Francia
Wedding:
11/4/2011
5.0/5.0
Country Garden Caterers is awesome! We were lucky enough to work with Kelly Butler, who is the champion of couples on a budget like a ourselves. She worked tiredlessly with us to make our day truly special! CGC's wedding packages were super flexible and very accommodating to any budget, as well as a great value. The food is really good (we had the chicken in tomato basil sauce) and their appetizers are delicious (I love the sweet potato mash martini bar!). I have to especially commend them for allowing us to change our rentals and guests final counts just a few days before the wedding, since we had lots of changes due to an ugly weather forecast. I've thanked Kelly personally for all her hard work, but now I would like to thank her and CGC publicly for the great job they have done for us!!
Country Garden Caterers is awesome! We were lucky enough to work with Kelly Butler, who is the champion of couples on a Read more...
Country Garden Caterers is awesome! We were lucky enough to work with Kelly Butler, who is the champion of couples on a budget like a ourselves. She worked tiredlessly with us to make our day truly special! CGC's wedding packages were super flexible and very accommodating to any budget, as well as a great value. The food is really good (we had the chicken in tomato basil sauce) and their appetizers are delicious (I love the sweet potato mash martini bar!). I have to especially commend them for allowing us to change our rentals and guests final counts just a few days before the wedding, since we had lots of changes due to an ugly weather forecast. I've thanked Kelly personally for all her hard work, but now I would like to thank her and CGC publicly for the great job they have done for us!! Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
Diana was my coordinator and we booked with them a year before our wedding. We went to their open house and also did a formal tasting both were amazing. She was always willing to help with getting the details down and everything looked and tasted amazing! I would defiantly recommend them to any bride looking for a caterer!
Diana was my coordinator and we booked with them a year before our wedding. We went to their open house and also did a Read more...
Diana was my coordinator and we booked with them a year before our wedding. We went to their open house and also did a formal tasting both were amazing. She was always willing to help with getting the details down and everything looked and tasted amazing! I would defiantly recommend them to any bride looking for a caterer! Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Patricia
Wedding:
8/20/2011
5.0/5.0
Diana and Country Garden Caterer's were absolutely amazing and my husband and I couldn't have asked for anything more perfect for our wedding. We just got married on August 20th at the Red Horse Barn in Huntington Beach, CA and Diana was not only our receptin coordinator, but the caterer, rental service and an amazing support to us through out our wedding planning. The food was so delicious and everyone at our wedding couldn't stop talking about the stuffed chicken breast and delicious tri-tip. Diana set up all our decor for us for the reception and did such a wonderful job at being organized, fun, creative and extremely professional with everything. I highly recommend using Country Garden Caterer's for all the food and rental services and having Diana be your wedding day coordinator!!! My husband and I are so glad we chose them for our wedding!! The prices were amazing, food was great, rental services looked amazing and the overall feel of our reception was very personal and warm feeling. Thank you so much Diana and Country Garden Caterer's!!!
Diana and Country Garden Caterer's were absolutely amazing and my husband and I couldn't have asked for anything more Read more...
Diana and Country Garden Caterer's were absolutely amazing and my husband and I couldn't have asked for anything more perfect for our wedding. We just got married on August 20th at the Red Horse Barn in Huntington Beach, CA and Diana was not only our receptin coordinator, but the caterer, rental service and an amazing support to us through out our wedding planning. The food was so delicious and everyone at our wedding couldn't stop talking about the stuffed chicken breast and delicious tri-tip. Diana set up all our decor for us for the reception and did such a wonderful job at being organized, fun, creative and extremely professional with everything. I highly recommend using Country Garden Caterer's for all the food and rental services and having Diana be your wedding day coordinator!!! My husband and I are so glad we chose them for our wedding!! The prices were amazing, food was great, rental services looked amazing and the overall feel of our reception was very personal and warm feeling. Thank you so much Diana and Country Garden Caterer's!!! Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Karen
Wedding:
7/24/2011
5.0/5.0
Took all our worries away! After our first appointment with Country Garden Caterers and Diana Perkins I knew everything would fall into place the day of the wedding. She was wonderful to work with and very accommodating. My daughter and her husband were so please with all the attention to the details they had asked for. The cost was reasonable and the food was so delicious. She definitely alleviated the stress and made the experience so fun. I highly recommend Country Garden Caterers and Diana Perkins for any occasion.
Took all our worries away! After our first appointment with Country Garden Caterers and Diana Perkins I knew everything Read more...
Took all our worries away! After our first appointment with Country Garden Caterers and Diana Perkins I knew everything would fall into place the day of the wedding. She was wonderful to work with and very accommodating. My daughter and her husband were so please with all the attention to the details they had asked for. The cost was reasonable and the food was so delicious. She definitely alleviated the stress and made the experience so fun. I highly recommend Country Garden Caterers and Diana Perkins for any occasion. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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JulieD.
Wedding:
6/24/2011
5.0/5.0
I worked with Country Gardens for our ceremony and reception food and party rental needs. I also worked with Diana as our wedding coordinator. I cannot recommend them enough or give enough praise! You will not find better food for your event, not to mention that the prices have to be the most reasonable around. So many guests commented on how this was the best food they've ever had at a wedding. I also cannot say enough about how wonderful Diana was to work with. Diana brought my vision to life and then some. She is extremely creative and has an eye for decorating and setup. It is well worth it to have her as your coordinator. I did not worry about a thing in the days leading up to the event as Diana had it all under control. I was amazed when I walked down the aisle with how beautiful everything looked and even more amazed when I walked in to our reception at how gorgeous the setup was. My only disappointment is that the wedding is over so I won't have contact with Diana anymore! She truly became a friend throughout the process and provided so much guidance and support. Thank you Diana and thank you Country Gardens!
I worked with Country Gardens for our ceremony and reception food and party rental needs. I also worked with Diana as our Read more...
I worked with Country Gardens for our ceremony and reception food and party rental needs. I also worked with Diana as our wedding coordinator. I cannot recommend them enough or give enough praise! You will not find better food for your event, not to mention that the prices have to be the most reasonable around. So many guests commented on how this was the best food they've ever had at a wedding. I also cannot say enough about how wonderful Diana was to work with. Diana brought my vision to life and then some. She is extremely creative and has an eye for decorating and setup. It is well worth it to have her as your coordinator. I did not worry about a thing in the days leading up to the event as Diana had it all under control. I was amazed when I walked down the aisle with how beautiful everything looked and even more amazed when I walked in to our reception at how gorgeous the setup was. My only disappointment is that the wedding is over so I won't have contact with Diana anymore! She truly became a friend throughout the process and provided so much guidance and support. Thank you Diana and thank you Country Gardens! Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Sara
Wedding:
6/19/2011
5.0/5.0
My husband and I met Diana more than one year before our wedding date. We immediately new she was going to be great to work with. Her welcoming, professional, and confident attitude made us feel at ease and reassured us that our event would be fabulous!
Throughout the year we made several visits to Country Garden Catering to discuss plans, look at samples, and chit-chat. I even came to see Diana just to talk when I was stressed out!
We went with all the vendors she recommended to us and even used her DJ..who was awesome!
When our wedding venue gave us some trouble right before the wedding Diana stuck up for us and worked with us and the venue to give us our dream wedding!
My husband wrote and performed music during our wedding ceremony and Chris Desrochers, Country Garden Caterers DJ was wonderful working with!
Diana helped us with all our catering, coordinating, decorating, and party rental needs, and offered support and friendship during the most important time in our new lives together!
Country Garden Caterers were without a doubt the best choice we could have made! We highly recommend her!
My husband and I met Diana more than one year before our wedding date. We immediately new she was going to be great to Read more...
My husband and I met Diana more than one year before our wedding date. We immediately new she was going to be great to work with. Her welcoming, professional, and confident attitude made us feel at ease and reassured us that our event would be fabulous!
Throughout the year we made several visits to Country Garden Catering to discuss plans, look at samples, and chit-chat. I even came to see Diana just to talk when I was stressed out!
We went with all the vendors she recommended to us and even used her DJ..who was awesome!
When our wedding venue gave us some trouble right before the wedding Diana stuck up for us and worked with us and the venue to give us our dream wedding!
My husband wrote and performed music during our wedding ceremony and Chris Desrochers, Country Garden Caterers DJ was wonderful working with!
Diana helped us with all our catering, coordinating, decorating, and party rental needs, and offered support and friendship during the most important time in our new lives together!
Country Garden Caterers were without a doubt the best choice we could have made! We highly recommend her! Read less
Services Used: Wedding Cake, Catering, Rentals & Photobooths
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Lizeth
Wedding:
5/7/2011
5.0/5.0
Very professional, and the food was great. although we couldn't use their services in the end, during the whole process they were all very nice and and professional.
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Very professional, and the food was great. although we couldn't use their services in the end, during the whole process they were all very nice and and professional. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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KToomey
Wedding:
5/7/2011
5.0/5.0
Diana and her staff were amazing! She was very easy to work with and was honest with every question that I asked. She was even able to add heaters to my venue the night before the wedding, after I realized how cold it was at the rehearsal dinner! The food was great and I couldn't have asked for a better day! I highly recommend Country Garden Caterers and Diana Perkins!
Diana and her staff were amazing! She was very easy to work with and was honest with every question that I asked. She was Read more...
Diana and her staff were amazing! She was very easy to work with and was honest with every question that I asked. She was even able to add heaters to my venue the night before the wedding, after I realized how cold it was at the rehearsal dinner! The food was great and I couldn't have asked for a better day! I highly recommend Country Garden Caterers and Diana Perkins! Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Cat_Huck
Wedding:
5/7/2011
5.0/5.0
Country Garden Caterers catered our wedding and helped us with all the renals and they were FANTASTIC!! Diana is whom we worked with and she was super friendly, helpful, and got things done! We couldn't have been more happy. And cherry on the cake...we just celebrated our 1 year anniversary and we were able to order our meal and have a special evening re-creating our wedding at home in our backyard. Couldn't be more happy!! Thank you Diana and Country Garden Caterers!
Country Garden Caterers catered our wedding and helped us with all the renals and they were FANTASTIC!! Diana is whom we Read more...
Country Garden Caterers catered our wedding and helped us with all the renals and they were FANTASTIC!! Diana is whom we worked with and she was super friendly, helpful, and got things done! We couldn't have been more happy. And cherry on the cake...we just celebrated our 1 year anniversary and we were able to order our meal and have a special evening re-creating our wedding at home in our backyard. Couldn't be more happy!! Thank you Diana and Country Garden Caterers! Read less
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Michelle
Wedding:
4/30/2011
5.0/5.0
Thank You soooo much Sharon! I'm so glad I found CGC for my catering! The food was delicious, all my guests thought the sit-down dinner was scrumptious, not one complaint! Sharon (wedding coordinator) and her team did a wonderful job! They were prompt and on schedule. The dinner moved smoothly, they put on a great appetizer display, both the cake table and candy buffet looked absolutely amazing! My colors were lapis and white and they did lighting with crystals, omg, just gorgeous! Sharon was super nice, a super great and fun person to work with! She was bringing us drinks all night and took care of us from start to finish. Her team even boxed our stuff and gifts together! Super awesome catering company! The prices are superbly inexpensive for the amazing quality of food and set-up! A definite must, if you're on a budget! Thanks again!
Thank You soooo much Sharon! I'm so glad I found CGC for my catering! The food was delicious, all my guests thought the Read more...
Thank You soooo much Sharon! I'm so glad I found CGC for my catering! The food was delicious, all my guests thought the sit-down dinner was scrumptious, not one complaint! Sharon (wedding coordinator) and her team did a wonderful job! They were prompt and on schedule. The dinner moved smoothly, they put on a great appetizer display, both the cake table and candy buffet looked absolutely amazing! My colors were lapis and white and they did lighting with crystals, omg, just gorgeous! Sharon was super nice, a super great and fun person to work with! She was bringing us drinks all night and took care of us from start to finish. Her team even boxed our stuff and gifts together! Super awesome catering company! The prices are superbly inexpensive for the amazing quality of food and set-up! A definite must, if you're on a budget! Thanks again! Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Vicki
Wedding:
4/2/2011
5.0/5.0
Diana Perkins of Country Garden Caterers is amazing! Diana made the planning process for our daughter's wedding stress free! She is so creative and knows her stuff! Country Garden provided incredibly delicious food, created beautiful table scapes and buffet tables -- everything was absolutely perfect! Diana was so caring and attentive, like our daughter was the only bride on the planet! Our guests have done nothing but rave about everything Country Garden provided! A wonderful day it was!
Diana Perkins of Country Garden Caterers is amazing! Diana made the planning process for our daughter's wedding stress Read more...
Diana Perkins of Country Garden Caterers is amazing! Diana made the planning process for our daughter's wedding stress free! She is so creative and knows her stuff! Country Garden provided incredibly delicious food, created beautiful table scapes and buffet tables -- everything was absolutely perfect! Diana was so caring and attentive, like our daughter was the only bride on the planet! Our guests have done nothing but rave about everything Country Garden provided! A wonderful day it was! Read less
Services Used: Catering
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mrspotts
Wedding:
3/13/2011
5.0/5.0
Diana Perkins is amazing! She went way above and beyond what we had imagined. The food was so delicious and the staff was so great. I highly recommend them!!! They handled every little detail for us and all we had to do was show up!
Diana Perkins is amazing! She went way above and beyond what we had imagined. The food was so delicious and the staff was Read more...
Diana Perkins is amazing! She went way above and beyond what we had imagined. The food was so delicious and the staff was so great. I highly recommend them!!! They handled every little detail for us and all we had to do was show up! Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Monica
Wedding:
1/29/2011
5.0/5.0
I researched the internet and local caterers around my area but decided to go with Country Garden Caterers. I am extremely happy with my choice and completely impressed with Diane and her staff.
Diane emailed me immediately with quotes and ideas. I chose to go with Country Garden Caterers because I felt comfortable with the pricing,and I loved the idea of them doing it all..food and set up. I immediately liked Diane and although I gave her the impossible task of squeezing 100 people into a tiny room..she did,and it was beautiful. The guests loved the food and are still talking about it today!
The staff promptly picked up dishes,were professional to all guests, and filled the guests glasses..I was truly impressed.
I highly recommend them and without a doubt,no regrets..Thank you so much for making my wedding day so memorable.
Monica Bennett Uwarow
I researched the internet and local caterers around my area but decided to go with Country Garden Caterers. I am extremely Read more...
I researched the internet and local caterers around my area but decided to go with Country Garden Caterers. I am extremely happy with my choice and completely impressed with Diane and her staff.
Diane emailed me immediately with quotes and ideas. I chose to go with Country Garden Caterers because I felt comfortable with the pricing,and I loved the idea of them doing it all..food and set up. I immediately liked Diane and although I gave her the impossible task of squeezing 100 people into a tiny room..she did,and it was beautiful. The guests loved the food and are still talking about it today!
The staff promptly picked up dishes,were professional to all guests, and filled the guests glasses..I was truly impressed.
I highly recommend them and without a doubt,no regrets..Thank you so much for making my wedding day so memorable.
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Services Used: Catering
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Arlene
Wedding:
1/14/2011
5.0/5.0
I was a DIY Bride that had to find an affordable location for my wedding. I was extremely lucky to have found Country Garden Caterers. Barbara DeRochers was such a blessing...she helped us as much as possible to fulfill our wedding dreams.
My wedding was absolutely wonderful! Not only was the decor fabulous but the food was AWESOME!!! I had such an amazing evening and my guests all had a blast!!! I would highly recommend their services to anyone.
I was a DIY Bride that had to find an affordable location for my wedding. I was extremely lucky to have found Country Read more...
I was a DIY Bride that had to find an affordable location for my wedding. I was extremely lucky to have found Country Garden Caterers. Barbara DeRochers was such a blessing...she helped us as much as possible to fulfill our wedding dreams.
My wedding was absolutely wonderful! Not only was the decor fabulous but the food was AWESOME!!! I had such an amazing evening and my guests all had a blast!!! I would highly recommend their services to anyone. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Cindy
Wedding:
11/7/2010
5.0/5.0
My son just had his wedding @ the Heritage Museum and it was catered by Country Garden Caterers. Wow, it was beautiful and the decor package was so much more than I expected. Diana is super, she just give you awesome ideas and puts you at ease so quicky. Last minute mistake on chairs on my part and called her a few hours prior to the wedding and it was changed out without a beat being missed. What a professional! Thank You.
My son just had his wedding @ the Heritage Museum and it was catered by Country Garden Caterers. Wow, it was beautiful and Read more...
My son just had his wedding @ the Heritage Museum and it was catered by Country Garden Caterers. Wow, it was beautiful and the decor package was so much more than I expected. Diana is super, she just give you awesome ideas and puts you at ease so quicky. Last minute mistake on chairs on my part and called her a few hours prior to the wedding and it was changed out without a beat being missed. What a professional! Thank You. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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BETTY
Wedding:
10/16/2010
5.0/5.0
My wedding was 10/16/2010 and all I can say is beautiful! Diana is such a great person and made us feel like she was family. People are still asking me for information to have an event at The Country Garden Caters facility. How great the food was from the chicken to the rolls...If I was able to bring home left overs. hahaha! The place was decorated perfect. Diana is awesome , Chris the DJ for the Facility had us Dancing all night long, the servers were on top of it and the bartenders were a fun group that had my family lauging!(It was like our own private club) I'm picky and need things to be planned out so I was a little nervous that I couldnt have every detail down but as we got closer to the wedding Diana broke every thing down and she made it happen! We looked around from hotels to caters and the price could not be beat! I love you guys and Thanks for making our Day special! We have a Large Family and cirlce of friends your services have been asked about and we will recommended you in a heart beat! THANK YOU AGAIN!
My wedding was 10/16/2010 and all I can say is beautiful! Diana is such a great person and made us feel like she was Read more...
My wedding was 10/16/2010 and all I can say is beautiful! Diana is such a great person and made us feel like she was family. People are still asking me for information to have an event at The Country Garden Caters facility. How great the food was from the chicken to the rolls...If I was able to bring home left overs. hahaha! The place was decorated perfect. Diana is awesome , Chris the DJ for the Facility had us Dancing all night long, the servers were on top of it and the bartenders were a fun group that had my family lauging!(It was like our own private club) I'm picky and need things to be planned out so I was a little nervous that I couldnt have every detail down but as we got closer to the wedding Diana broke every thing down and she made it happen! We looked around from hotels to caters and the price could not be beat! I love you guys and Thanks for making our Day special! We have a Large Family and cirlce of friends your services have been asked about and we will recommended you in a heart beat! THANK YOU AGAIN! Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Kimberly
Wedding:
10/10/2010
5.0/5.0
I can not say enough about this catering company. The food is fantastic. The service is beyond great. The value is out of this world.
I was able to have a beautiful garden wedding with the grandeur of a hotel and stay within my budget! This is the only place you need to go! They will feed your guests, set up your rentals, dress your tables, pour your champagne... everything! I hired my coordinator through Country Garden Caterers, Diana, whom is more than fabulous! She knows her stuff. She is helpful and really enjoys her job. She totally spoiled me!
I also hired my DJ, Chris, through Country Garden Caterers. He played all our music and was upbeat and professional.
You can order your cake through a couple of vendors they work with. I chose Great Dane Baking and the cake was delish!!
If you are looking for a place to one stop shop and you want to have a flexible caterer do not look any further. Give them a call!
I can not say enough about this catering company. The food is fantastic. The service is beyond great. The value is out of Read more...
I can not say enough about this catering company. The food is fantastic. The service is beyond great. The value is out of this world.
I was able to have a beautiful garden wedding with the grandeur of a hotel and stay within my budget! This is the only place you need to go! They will feed your guests, set up your rentals, dress your tables, pour your champagne... everything! I hired my coordinator through Country Garden Caterers, Diana, whom is more than fabulous! She knows her stuff. She is helpful and really enjoys her job. She totally spoiled me!
I also hired my DJ, Chris, through Country Garden Caterers. He played all our music and was upbeat and professional.
You can order your cake through a couple of vendors they work with. I chose Great Dane Baking and the cake was delish!!
If you are looking for a place to one stop shop and you want to have a flexible caterer do not look any further. Give them a call! Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Brittney
Wedding:
10/3/2010
5.0/5.0
Diana perkins and country garden caterers were absolute godsends. Planning a 200 guest wedding in 6 months could have easily been a nightmare, but Diana made planning my wedding the easiest most stress free time ever. Country Gardens had the best food and everyone at my wedding agreed. I came into this process full of ideas but absolutely clueless on how to make them work. Diana knew everything. They made my husbands and my wedding the best, most fun day of our life.
Diana perkins and country garden caterers were absolute godsends. Planning a 200 guest wedding in 6 months could have Read more...
Diana perkins and country garden caterers were absolute godsends. Planning a 200 guest wedding in 6 months could have easily been a nightmare, but Diana made planning my wedding the easiest most stress free time ever. Country Gardens had the best food and everyone at my wedding agreed. I came into this process full of ideas but absolutely clueless on how to make them work. Diana knew everything. They made my husbands and my wedding the best, most fun day of our life. Read less
Services Used: Catering, Wedding Planning
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Lauren
Wedding:
9/24/2010
5.0/5.0
Country Garden Catering, Diana Perkins is a true artist. I must say my wedding was the first I've ever attended with delicious food, but that was just the beginning. Her staging is in one word STUNNING!!!! I wanted to set a ambiance where my guest could fall in love all over again and Diana did that. My wedding was truly magical... a true fairy tale. Not only was her work one of kind, but she is a true pleasure to work with. I made a friend and truly miss her. I love you Diana thank you so very much for turning my vision into a reality that I will forever keep close to my heart. My wedding was one no one will soon forget.
Country Garden Catering, Diana Perkins is a true artist. I must say my wedding was the first I've ever attended with Read more...
Country Garden Catering, Diana Perkins is a true artist. I must say my wedding was the first I've ever attended with delicious food, but that was just the beginning. Her staging is in one word STUNNING!!!! I wanted to set a ambiance where my guest could fall in love all over again and Diana did that. My wedding was truly magical... a true fairy tale. Not only was her work one of kind, but she is a true pleasure to work with. I made a friend and truly miss her. I love you Diana thank you so very much for turning my vision into a reality that I will forever keep close to my heart. My wedding was one no one will soon forget. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Megan
Wedding:
9/11/2010
5.0/5.0
Diana was AMAZING! She did so much more than just cater the meal. Her extensive menu was more than apt for our event, and she was so helpful in all aspects of organizing and planning the evening. Diana was so flexible and easy to work with. She welcomed us to come try her dishes several times before choosing our menu. She allowed me to change numbers and menu items up the last minute! We were originally planning to make our own wedding cake, but days before the wedding, we turned to Diana and she pulled it off in a matter of days without a hitch! She is a caterer extraordinaire!
Diana was AMAZING! She did so much more than just cater the meal. Her extensive menu was more than apt for our event, and Read more...
Diana was AMAZING! She did so much more than just cater the meal. Her extensive menu was more than apt for our event, and she was so helpful in all aspects of organizing and planning the evening. Diana was so flexible and easy to work with. She welcomed us to come try her dishes several times before choosing our menu. She allowed me to change numbers and menu items up the last minute! We were originally planning to make our own wedding cake, but days before the wedding, we turned to Diana and she pulled it off in a matter of days without a hitch! She is a caterer extraordinaire! Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Laurie
Wedding:
9/4/2010
5.0/5.0
Diana from Country Garden Catering is seriously the best..She is such a nice person & it was truly a pleasure working with her.. My daughter's wedding was perfect & it was because of Diana..She took care of EVERYTHING...I would highly reccomend her ....Also, the food was to die for!!!....
Sincerely,
Laurie Kurkowski
Diana from Country Garden Catering is seriously the best..She is such a nice person & it was truly a pleasure working with Read more...
Diana from Country Garden Catering is seriously the best..She is such a nice person & it was truly a pleasure working with her.. My daughter's wedding was perfect & it was because of Diana..She took care of EVERYTHING...I would highly reccomend her ....Also, the food was to die for!!!....
Sincerely,
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Services Used: Catering
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WalkerProbst Wedding
Wedding:
8/27/2010
5.0/5.0
Diana Perkins and her staff at Country Gardens made our wedding! She took care of all the details -- from planning the menu, decorations, set up, and ensuring that everything was on time ... to seriously bailing me out of a major crisis when red wine spilled all over my wedding dress. Diana went above and beyond and figured out a way to bustle the dress so that no red wine could be seen (even though it covered over 1/2 the dress)! Diana is a warm, no-nonsense gal, who understands and implements your vision. She will get the job done -- and exceptionally well! We were sooo impressed! Also, the food was amazing!!! It looked great and everyone commented on how wonderful it was. Plus, the price was very competitive... if not unbeatable. Even more, Diana went out of her way to ensure that my husband and I were served appetizers, dinner, and drinks. We actually ate and enjoyed the food at the wedding, which is something most brides do not get to do. I cannot give a more glowing review of Diana and Country Gardens! Use them... I promise that you will be thrilled!

Also a note: We hired Diana to do the ceremony and reception coordination. Do it... her price is right, and her services are exceptional. I knew that I didn't need to worry about anything with Diana at the helm...

Kristi and
Geoff
Diana Perkins and her staff at Country Gardens made our wedding! She took care of all the details -- from planning the Read more...
Diana Perkins and her staff at Country Gardens made our wedding! She took care of all the details -- from planning the menu, decorations, set up, and ensuring that everything was on time ... to seriously bailing me out of a major crisis when red wine spilled all over my wedding dress. Diana went above and beyond and figured out a way to bustle the dress so that no red wine could be seen (even though it covered over 1/2 the dress)! Diana is a warm, no-nonsense gal, who understands and implements your vision. She will get the job done -- and exceptionally well! We were sooo impressed! Also, the food was amazing!!! It looked great and everyone commented on how wonderful it was. Plus, the price was very competitive... if not unbeatable. Even more, Diana went out of her way to ensure that my husband and I were served appetizers, dinner, and drinks. We actually ate and enjoyed the food at the wedding, which is something most brides do not get to do. I cannot give a more glowing review of Diana and Country Gardens! Use them... I promise that you will be thrilled!

Also a note: We hired Diana to do the ceremony and reception coordination. Do it... her price is right, and her services are exceptional. I knew that I didn't need to worry about anything with Diana at the helm...

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Services Used: Catering
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Amanda
Wedding:
8/20/2010
5.0/5.0
Diana Perkins was absolutely amazing. She made my wedding a dream and was so much fun. Diana is super sweet and will do anything to make your wedding go perfectly and smoothly. She does it all...from the lighting, to catering, as well as the planning!!!
Diana Perkins was absolutely amazing. She made my wedding a dream and was so much fun. Diana is super sweet and will do Read more...
Diana Perkins was absolutely amazing. She made my wedding a dream and was so much fun. Diana is super sweet and will do anything to make your wedding go perfectly and smoothly. She does it all...from the lighting, to catering, as well as the planning!!! Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Kelli
Wedding:
7/31/2010
5.0/5.0
Country Garden Caterers made my wedding the best day of my life. The food was even better at the wedding than at the tasting. Which I didn't think was possible. Not only was the food amazing but the employees were very kind and helped my day go smoothly. The linens were beautiful as well as the entire setup of reception. I am very impressed with Country Garden Caterers. I highly recommend them!! P.S. If you need a DJ they also have a DJ that I used for my wedding, Chris. He was amazing as well. He helped organize the entire Wedding Party on top of playing music. AMAZING!! Enjoy :)
Country Garden Caterers made my wedding the best day of my life. The food was even better at the wedding than at the Read more...
Country Garden Caterers made my wedding the best day of my life. The food was even better at the wedding than at the tasting. Which I didn't think was possible. Not only was the food amazing but the employees were very kind and helped my day go smoothly. The linens were beautiful as well as the entire setup of reception. I am very impressed with Country Garden Caterers. I highly recommend them!! P.S. If you need a DJ they also have a DJ that I used for my wedding, Chris. He was amazing as well. He helped organize the entire Wedding Party on top of playing music. AMAZING!! Enjoy :) Read less
Services Used: Catering
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carrie
Wedding:
7/17/2010
5.0/5.0
Can't say enough about Country Gardens!! We worked with Diana. She was so accommodating and nice to work with. The service at the wedding was outstanding and everyone thought the food was delicious! We had the Mexican Fiesta buffet. You get a lot of food for a great price. The decor package was set-up beautifully in our colors. Our only disappointment was that Diana was not able to be there that night, but her staff knew what to do and everything turned out great!
Can't say enough about Country Gardens!! We worked with Diana. She was so accommodating and nice to work with. The service Read more...
Can't say enough about Country Gardens!! We worked with Diana. She was so accommodating and nice to work with. The service at the wedding was outstanding and everyone thought the food was delicious! We had the Mexican Fiesta buffet. You get a lot of food for a great price. The decor package was set-up beautifully in our colors. Our only disappointment was that Diana was not able to be there that night, but her staff knew what to do and everything turned out great! Read less
Services Used: Catering
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kimber1018
Wedding:
7/10/2010
5.0/5.0
Diana was phenomenal!!! Her staff was extremely professional. Diana took care of decorations, food and the cake. I was never worried about how things would go because of Diana. She kept things moving right along. I highly recommend Country Gardens and Diana as your coordinator!
Diana was phenomenal!!! Her staff was extremely professional. Diana took care of decorations, food and the cake. I was Read more...
Diana was phenomenal!!! Her staff was extremely professional. Diana took care of decorations, food and the cake. I was never worried about how things would go because of Diana. She kept things moving right along. I highly recommend Country Gardens and Diana as your coordinator! Read less
Services Used: Wedding Cake, Catering, DJ, Flowers, Unique Services
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jenniferkaj
Wedding:
6/25/2010
5.0/5.0
Diana Perkins at Country Garden Caterers was amazing! Not only are the prices competitive, but the food is delicious! I did not know how much you rely on your caterer from food to decorating to lighting to everything! I had a huge change in my venue 9 days before my wedding and Diana took over all the changes with no issue and I was very pleased with everything that took place! I would not hesitate to recommend Diana Perkins in a second! She gets things done and she will not nickel and dime you like most wedding vendors do-thanks!
Diana Perkins at Country Garden Caterers was amazing! Not only are the prices competitive, but the food is delicious! I Read more...
Diana Perkins at Country Garden Caterers was amazing! Not only are the prices competitive, but the food is delicious! I did not know how much you rely on your caterer from food to decorating to lighting to everything! I had a huge change in my venue 9 days before my wedding and Diana took over all the changes with no issue and I was very pleased with everything that took place! I would not hesitate to recommend Diana Perkins in a second! She gets things done and she will not nickel and dime you like most wedding vendors do-thanks! Read less
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Donna
Wedding:
6/19/2010
5.0/5.0
Diana Perkins and Country Garden Caterers handled the catering for my daughter's wedding last weekend. She and her staff did an incredible job. Diana's personal attention to all the details really made the difference. She patiently worked with us over several months while we went through the selection process. She provided several menu and linen options and willingly accommodated changes up to almost the last minute. Diana handled all the details of the night beginning with the wedding party arrival hours before the event started. She personally ensured that all the wedding decorations we brought in boxes were set up and displayed in an attractive and creative way. She attended to the wedding party and parents throughout the evening to ensure our needs were met and to provide drinks and appetizers. She worked closely with the facility coordinator and the DJ to ensure everything stayed on track. Country Gardens handled both the food and alcohol for us. The buffet was beautiful and the food was delicious. The bar flowed smoothly throughout the night. What a friendly and professional crew. We give Diana and her staff an A+ in all areas.
Diana Perkins and Country Garden Caterers handled the catering for my daughter's wedding last weekend. She and her staff Read more...
Diana Perkins and Country Garden Caterers handled the catering for my daughter's wedding last weekend. She and her staff did an incredible job. Diana's personal attention to all the details really made the difference. She patiently worked with us over several months while we went through the selection process. She provided several menu and linen options and willingly accommodated changes up to almost the last minute. Diana handled all the details of the night beginning with the wedding party arrival hours before the event started. She personally ensured that all the wedding decorations we brought in boxes were set up and displayed in an attractive and creative way. She attended to the wedding party and parents throughout the evening to ensure our needs were met and to provide drinks and appetizers. She worked closely with the facility coordinator and the DJ to ensure everything stayed on track. Country Gardens handled both the food and alcohol for us. The buffet was beautiful and the food was delicious. The bar flowed smoothly throughout the night. What a friendly and professional crew. We give Diana and her staff an A+ in all areas. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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kbushman
Wedding:
6/19/2010
5.0/5.0
Country Garden Caterers was an AWESOME catering company! The staff is very accomodating and flexible and extremely professional. They absolutely know what they are doing. Their prices are unbeatable and the quality of food and beverages is outstanding. They made our wedding beautiful and exactly what they wanted. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND them to everyone looking to have a wedding/event caterered. They went above and beyond for us and we are so happy they were part of our wedding!
Country Garden Caterers was an AWESOME catering company! The staff is very accomodating and flexible and extremely Read more...
Country Garden Caterers was an AWESOME catering company! The staff is very accomodating and flexible and extremely professional. They absolutely know what they are doing. Their prices are unbeatable and the quality of food and beverages is outstanding. They made our wedding beautiful and exactly what they wanted. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND them to everyone looking to have a wedding/event caterered. They went above and beyond for us and we are so happy they were part of our wedding! Read less
Services Used: Catering, Rentals & Photobooths
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Jamie
Wedding:
6/12/2010
5.0/5.0
I met Diana at a bride expo in the Orange County. I knew right away that I wanted her to help plan my wedding! My husband was fine with it as long as the food was good. We went in that next week for a tasting and we were both in agreement that not only did we want Country Garden Caters but we wanted Diana! I felt so comfortable with Diana and I was so pleased with her work. No only was she professional during the whole process but she did an amazing job at making my husband and I feel like we were her number one priority even though she had tons of other clients as well. She has great taste but best of all she knew what I liked and made sure that our wedding day was exactly what we had envisioned. My wedding ran smoothly because of Diana! I would highly recommend Diana and Country Garden Caters! :)
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I met Diana at a bride expo in the Orange County. I knew right away that I wanted her to help plan my wedding! My husband was fine with it as long as the food was good. We went in that next week for a tasting and we were both in agreement that not only did we want Country Garden Caters but we wanted Diana! I felt so comfortable with Diana and I was so pleased with her work. No only was she professional during the whole process but she did an amazing job at making my husband and I feel like we were her number one priority even though she had tons of other clients as well. She has great taste but best of all she knew what I liked and made sure that our wedding day was exactly what we had envisioned. My wedding ran smoothly because of Diana! I would highly recommend Diana and Country Garden Caters! :) Read less
Services Used: Wedding Cake, Catering, Wedding Planning
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mohayes
Wedding:
5/22/2010
5.0/5.0
Words can't seem to describe just how great these people are. Diana is the best! I have a friend who is in the business and he complimented them on their service, food quality, and organization. He is the pickiest person I know - and for him to be impressed speaks volumes!
Everyone at the wedding said the food was great. And they not only do food but provide such great decorations and detail. The cake had such dramatic lighting that guests felt compelled to take pictures of it.
If you use Country Gardens, you will not be disappointed.
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Words can't seem to describe just how great these people are. Diana is the best! I have a friend who is in the business and he complimented them on their service, food quality, and organization. He is the pickiest person I know - and for him to be impressed speaks volumes!
Everyone at the wedding said the food was great. And they not only do food but provide such great decorations and detail. The cake had such dramatic lighting that guests felt compelled to take pictures of it.
If you use Country Gardens, you will not be disappointed. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Sunbug
Wedding:
5/14/2010
5.0/5.0
Diana and her staff at Country Garden Catering did an amazing job for my daughter's wedding! We are so pleased with everything! The food was great and they went above and beyond with our vintage country garden theme! The staff was vey helpful and Diana and Joel did a top notch job! We recieved many compliments from family and friends, who were also very impressed. I would highly recommend them! An excellent value!
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Diana and her staff at Country Garden Catering did an amazing job for my daughter's wedding! We are so pleased with everything! The food was great and they went above and beyond with our vintage country garden theme! The staff was vey helpful and Diana and Joel did a top notch job! We recieved many compliments from family and friends, who were also very impressed. I would highly recommend them! An excellent value! Read less
Services Used: Catering
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LaurenM
Wedding:
4/30/2010
5.0/5.0
Country Garden caterers serviced a formal event for our University in April. Not only did they serve fantastic food, provide excellent service, and offer prices that blew us away, I was astounded at the creativity and beauty of their catering displays. It is the detail in which they put into their displays that sets them high above past catering services we have worked with. You can have good food and call it a good night, but contact Country Garden and have fantastic food and the perfect accent displays and call it the best formal experience you've ever had.
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Country Garden caterers serviced a formal event for our University in April. Not only did they serve fantastic food, provide excellent service, and offer prices that blew us away, I was astounded at the creativity and beauty of their catering displays. It is the detail in which they put into their displays that sets them high above past catering services we have worked with. You can have good food and call it a good night, but contact Country Garden and have fantastic food and the perfect accent displays and call it the best formal experience you've ever had. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Dori
Wedding:
4/10/2010
5.0/5.0
They provided a lovely presentation of the food on Saturday, April 10 at the South Coast Botanic Garden in Palos Verdes Estates for my son’s wedding. The chicken marsala and the salad were delicious. All of our guests were raving about the quality of the food. The appetizers and the presentation of these plus the lemonade and coffee was beautiful.

Everyone thought the food was wonderful, the presentation and courtesy of the servers was excellent.

I recommended your caterers to one person who stopped by the Koi Pond to ask who the caterers were and I gave her your name.

Thanks again for making my son and his wife a wonderful memorable wedding.
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They provided a lovely presentation of the food on Saturday, April 10 at the South Coast Botanic Garden in Palos Verdes Estates for my son’s wedding. The chicken marsala and the salad were delicious. All of our guests were raving about the quality of the food. The appetizers and the presentation of these plus the lemonade and coffee was beautiful.

Everyone thought the food was wonderful, the presentation and courtesy of the servers was excellent.

I recommended your caterers to one person who stopped by the Koi Pond to ask who the caterers were and I gave her your name.

Thanks again for making my son and his wife a wonderful memorable wedding. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Dezerray
Wedding:
4/10/2010
5.0/5.0
I know that when I started planning my wedding I was so excited yet the thought of planning stressed me out. I was especially nervous about finding vendors that I trusted to be a part of my big day as I am a perfectionist! I was blessed to find Diana at Country Garden Caters! When I met her, I knew that I needed to have her be there on my wedding day! She not only listened to everything I said and wanted, she delivered! She was available to meet, in person or by phone whenever I needed. I was surprised that I only had to meet with her a few times; she really knew her stuff and was able to guide me through the entire process with easy!
The prices were unbeatable! The staff was professional throughout the entire day. I especially loved the bartenders who were busy, all night long yet had smiles on their faces the entire time! The food was amazing! At the end of the day, I can’t find a think to complain about! Things were seamless and I owe it all to Diana at Country Garden! She saw everything through to the end and I couldn’t have asked for more!
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I know that when I started planning my wedding I was so excited yet the thought of planning stressed me out. I was especially nervous about finding vendors that I trusted to be a part of my big day as I am a perfectionist! I was blessed to find Diana at Country Garden Caters! When I met her, I knew that I needed to have her be there on my wedding day! She not only listened to everything I said and wanted, she delivered! She was available to meet, in person or by phone whenever I needed. I was surprised that I only had to meet with her a few times; she really knew her stuff and was able to guide me through the entire process with easy!
The prices were unbeatable! The staff was professional throughout the entire day. I especially loved the bartenders who were busy, all night long yet had smiles on their faces the entire time! The food was amazing! At the end of the day, I can’t find a think to complain about! Things were seamless and I owe it all to Diana at Country Garden! She saw everything through to the end and I couldn’t have asked for more! Read less
Services Used: Catering
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AprilBride
Wedding:
4/2/2010
5.0/5.0
I held my wedding at Rancho Las Lomas and hired Country Garden for the catering. I couldn't have asked for a better company to handle my wedding needs! Everything turned out wonderful! The food was delicious - we got many compliments! The decor was fabulous, and the service was excellent! They went above and beyond and handled much more than just catering the food! Country Garden provided top-notch full service, from the handling all of my rentals (you only get the venue and have to bring in everything yourself at Rancho), to the cake, to the "WOW factor" decor, to having my own personal coordinator from Country Garden who waited on us hand and foot. She got us drinks and brought us a few appetizers while we were taking pictures while our guests were enjoying the cocktail hour, to having a moist napkin available to wipe our hands when we did our cake cutting. No detail or quality of service went untouched. Country Garden's coordinator even met me at our venue site a couple of times to go over the floorplan and layout that we wanted, along with coordinating our timeline for us, and making suggestions on what would make our wedding flow the best. Our guests had such a good time, and so did my (now) husband and I!!! I wouldn't have changed anything about my wedding!!! Knowing that we had an awesome caterer, as well as a hands on coordinator with Country Garden who didn't forget any attention to detail, and was there for us throughout our whole event, just put my mind at ease and allowed us to enjoy our BEAUTIFUL wedding with no worries! Thank you Country Garden for all your hard work! I would definitely recommend Country Garden Caterers! Their price, service, food and decor were unbeatable!
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I held my wedding at Rancho Las Lomas and hired Country Garden for the catering. I couldn't have asked for a better company to handle my wedding needs! Everything turned out wonderful! The food was delicious - we got many compliments! The decor was fabulous, and the service was excellent! They went above and beyond and handled much more than just catering the food! Country Garden provided top-notch full service, from the handling all of my rentals (you only get the venue and have to bring in everything yourself at Rancho), to the cake, to the "WOW factor" decor, to having my own personal coordinator from Country Garden who waited on us hand and foot. She got us drinks and brought us a few appetizers while we were taking pictures while our guests were enjoying the cocktail hour, to having a moist napkin available to wipe our hands when we did our cake cutting. No detail or quality of service went untouched. Country Garden's coordinator even met me at our venue site a couple of times to go over the floorplan and layout that we wanted, along with coordinating our timeline for us, and making suggestions on what would make our wedding flow the best. Our guests had such a good time, and so did my (now) husband and I!!! I wouldn't have changed anything about my wedding!!! Knowing that we had an awesome caterer, as well as a hands on coordinator with Country Garden who didn't forget any attention to detail, and was there for us throughout our whole event, just put my mind at ease and allowed us to enjoy our BEAUTIFUL wedding with no worries! Thank you Country Garden for all your hard work! I would definitely recommend Country Garden Caterers! Their price, service, food and decor were unbeatable! Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Nain
Wedding:
3/28/2010
5.0/5.0
Country Garden Caterers were amazing from the beginning of planning our special day to the end of our reception. What a wonderful day we had and the food was the same as the day of our tasting. The buffet was decorated and was WOW!!! All our guests commented on how beautiful the buffet looked. The service and staff were courteous and even pack us food to go and some cake to take with us. Country Garden Caterers and staff went above and beyond our expectations.
Country Garden Caterers were amazing from the beginning of planning our special day to the end of our reception. What a Read more...
Country Garden Caterers were amazing from the beginning of planning our special day to the end of our reception. What a wonderful day we had and the food was the same as the day of our tasting. The buffet was decorated and was WOW!!! All our guests commented on how beautiful the buffet looked. The service and staff were courteous and even pack us food to go and some cake to take with us. Country Garden Caterers and staff went above and beyond our expectations. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Katie
Wedding:
3/28/2010
5.0/5.0
I love country garden caterers. Diana Perkins is such a joy to work with. She made my day perfect. We used her as our wedding coordinator as well as the caterer. I picked Country Garden because they had amazing food and service and it was 1/2 the cost of everyone else I looked at. Diana got my vision right away and went beyond my expectations. Her decorations are out of this world and her staff is on the ball. She had us eat our lunch first before we got too busy and was constantly fetching us champagne. You would regret not picking them for your special day. We had a couple of wedding hickups that I didnt even know about because she handled everything and it all went so smoothly. You definately need someone like her to make sure your wedding day is extra special without the drama. The cake was amazing. It was gone and people wanted seconds and thirds. She was familiar with our venue and knew exactly how to setup everything and even helped coordinate things with them. She also helped us rent our linens and extra chairs. I loved our table cloths. Our decor was unique and her flair is so beautiful.
I love country garden caterers. Diana Perkins is such a joy to work with. She made my day perfect. We used her as our Read more...
I love country garden caterers. Diana Perkins is such a joy to work with. She made my day perfect. We used her as our wedding coordinator as well as the caterer. I picked Country Garden because they had amazing food and service and it was 1/2 the cost of everyone else I looked at. Diana got my vision right away and went beyond my expectations. Her decorations are out of this world and her staff is on the ball. She had us eat our lunch first before we got too busy and was constantly fetching us champagne. You would regret not picking them for your special day. We had a couple of wedding hickups that I didnt even know about because she handled everything and it all went so smoothly. You definately need someone like her to make sure your wedding day is extra special without the drama. The cake was amazing. It was gone and people wanted seconds and thirds. She was familiar with our venue and knew exactly how to setup everything and even helped coordinate things with them. She also helped us rent our linens and extra chairs. I loved our table cloths. Our decor was unique and her flair is so beautiful. Read less
Services Used: Wedding Cake, Catering, Wedding Planning, Rentals & Photobooths
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iheartchone
Wedding:
1/30/2010
5.0/5.0
You won't be disappointed! I was originally going to have them caterer off-site but ended up changing and had my reception at their facility this January. It was so beautiful. I agree with the other feedback about the phone-calls from the family of how impressed everyone was with the food. They catered to my special needs. My hubby and I are vegetarians but everyone else was big meat-eaters. They even made specialty British food as I'm from Britain. No-one left hungry or disappointed :-) They went out of their way to make sure that everyone was taken care of without seeming in the way as well. My glass was always full and they kept my food for me when I was pulled away to take picture.
I really couldn't have asked for more. I didn't have a wedding planner and really didn't know what I was doing. Diana really helped me out, answered my many questions, and took care of things so I didn't have to. She even helped with the decorations!!! In stressful wedding planning times (and my lord was it stressful) it is really worth it to have a vendor that you won't have to keep checking up on.
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You won't be disappointed! I was originally going to have them caterer off-site but ended up changing and had my reception at their facility this January. It was so beautiful. I agree with the other feedback about the phone-calls from the family of how impressed everyone was with the food. They catered to my special needs. My hubby and I are vegetarians but everyone else was big meat-eaters. They even made specialty British food as I'm from Britain. No-one left hungry or disappointed :-) They went out of their way to make sure that everyone was taken care of without seeming in the way as well. My glass was always full and they kept my food for me when I was pulled away to take picture.
I really couldn't have asked for more. I didn't have a wedding planner and really didn't know what I was doing. Diana really helped me out, answered my many questions, and took care of things so I didn't have to. She even helped with the decorations!!! In stressful wedding planning times (and my lord was it stressful) it is really worth it to have a vendor that you won't have to keep checking up on. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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K
Wedding:
12/28/2009
5.0/5.0
We used Country Garden Caterers for our rehearsal dinner and for our wedding reception. I HIGHLY recommend the mashed potato martini bar. Our family and friends especially enjoyed the desserts. Order double dessert and half the food! Everyone was very nice and they accommodated both families for a few tastings so that both sets of parents, my fiance, my maid of honor, and myself could all weigh in on the choices.

Barbara was very understanding of our budget (family of teachers) and gave us some helpful tips to keep costs down. The church coordinator said the overall price was low. I don't remember the final amount, but I think it was around $7,000 for 160 people for beverages, meatballs, mashed potatoes, other finger foods, and cake and little desserts plus the china, table linens, etc.

Other posters mentioned disorganization. With multiple catering contracts going on at once, I'm sure it's difficult to keep them all straight, but Barbara was ALWAYS helpful and responded quickly to any questions we had. The staff was VERY friendly and wonderful. We met Diana at our church bridal fair and loved her positive attitude (and the mashed potato martini bar which was a BIG hit!) which influenced our decision.

Our cake was amazing (and I am not a big fan of cake)! People had 2, 3, even 4 desserts! We received MANY compliments about the food and the decor. The rehearsal dinner was at the catering facility and was set up so beautifully. We would definitely use them for an event again. My husband commented on the attention to detail and the displays which he felt were better than most and were above our expectations.

Simply put - great food, good prices, GORGEOUS decor - just stay on top of paperwork to make sure everyone is on the same page. :) I planned my own wedding and found this to be true with many vendors. Ask questions. Get things in writing. Read online reviews. My 2 cents? Hire Country Garden Caterers.
We used Country Garden Caterers for our rehearsal dinner and for our wedding reception. I HIGHLY recommend the mashed Read more...
We used Country Garden Caterers for our rehearsal dinner and for our wedding reception. I HIGHLY recommend the mashed potato martini bar. Our family and friends especially enjoyed the desserts. Order double dessert and half the food! Everyone was very nice and they accommodated both families for a few tastings so that both sets of parents, my fiance, my maid of honor, and myself could all weigh in on the choices.

Barbara was very understanding of our budget (family of teachers) and gave us some helpful tips to keep costs down. The church coordinator said the overall price was low. I don't remember the final amount, but I think it was around $7,000 for 160 people for beverages, meatballs, mashed potatoes, other finger foods, and cake and little desserts plus the china, table linens, etc.

Other posters mentioned disorganization. With multiple catering contracts going on at once, I'm sure it's difficult to keep them all straight, but Barbara was ALWAYS helpful and responded quickly to any questions we had. The staff was VERY friendly and wonderful. We met Diana at our church bridal fair and loved her positive attitude (and the mashed potato martini bar which was a BIG hit!) which influenced our decision.

Our cake was amazing (and I am not a big fan of cake)! People had 2, 3, even 4 desserts! We received MANY compliments about the food and the decor. The rehearsal dinner was at the catering facility and was set up so beautifully. We would definitely use them for an event again. My husband commented on the attention to detail and the displays which he felt were better than most and were above our expectations.

Simply put - great food, good prices, GORGEOUS decor - just stay on top of paperwork to make sure everyone is on the same page. :) I planned my own wedding and found this to be true with many vendors. Ask questions. Get things in writing. Read online reviews. My 2 cents? Hire Country Garden Caterers. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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The New Mrs. Knobbe
Wedding:
11/28/2009
5.0/5.0
Diana at Country Garden Caterers was absolutely amazing! We haven't stopped receiving calls from friends and family talking about how wonderful the food was (it's even been the talk at my husband's fire station) and how BEAUTIFUL the reception was. The day before our wedding the weather channel said a possibility of 40% chance of rain the following day. Diana spent about 3 hours talking with me and the rental company to figure out what we could do. She did such an amazing job, I knew everything would turn out beautifully and it did! We added a tent and that day when we arrived, it was the most gorgeous thing I'd ever seen. My aunt said, "you should have seen it when we first walked in;it was stunning!"

Diana is wonderful and I thank her so much for how PERFECT our wedding day turned out to be!
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Diana at Country Garden Caterers was absolutely amazing! We haven't stopped receiving calls from friends and family talking about how wonderful the food was (it's even been the talk at my husband's fire station) and how BEAUTIFUL the reception was. The day before our wedding the weather channel said a possibility of 40% chance of rain the following day. Diana spent about 3 hours talking with me and the rental company to figure out what we could do. She did such an amazing job, I knew everything would turn out beautifully and it did! We added a tent and that day when we arrived, it was the most gorgeous thing I'd ever seen. My aunt said, "you should have seen it when we first walked in;it was stunning!"

Diana is wonderful and I thank her so much for how PERFECT our wedding day turned out to be! Read less
Services Used: Wedding Cake, Catering, Flowers, Rentals & Photobooths
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Steven
Wedding:
9/8/2009
5.0/5.0
Working with Diana was awesome!!! She is sooo knowledgeable and truly KNOWS her business!! The food was incredible and the presentation was beautiful!! Our cake was GORGEOUS!! No minor details were left out when it came to making everything look exquisite.
Working with Diana was awesome!!! She is sooo knowledgeable and truly KNOWS her business!! The food was incredible and the Read more...
Working with Diana was awesome!!! She is sooo knowledgeable and truly KNOWS her business!! The food was incredible and the presentation was beautiful!! Our cake was GORGEOUS!! No minor details were left out when it came to making everything look exquisite. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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vreyna
Wedding:
9/6/2009
5.0/5.0
People are still talking about my food! Everyone loved it and the serving staff were beyond friendly. Barbara was a pleasure to work with.
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People are still talking about my food! Everyone loved it and the serving staff were beyond friendly. Barbara was a pleasure to work with. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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NBbride
Wedding:
5/16/2009
5.0/5.0
Country Garden Catering providing everything for our wedding at Villa Sereno! The location is absolutely beautiful and the food was amazing. I would recommend them to any bride that is looking for a vendor that can provide everything.
Country Garden Catering providing everything for our wedding at Villa Sereno! The location is absolutely beautiful and the Read more...
Country Garden Catering providing everything for our wedding at Villa Sereno! The location is absolutely beautiful and the food was amazing. I would recommend them to any bride that is looking for a vendor that can provide everything. Read less
Services Used: Catering, Flowers, Rentals & Photobooths, Wedding Venue
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Sara
Wedding:
5/5/2009
5.0/5.0
Food was excellent! Everyone thought so. The bar ran out of beer about an hour before the reception ended, so make sure you order enough for your guests.
Food was excellent! Everyone thought so. The bar ran out of beer about an hour before the reception ended, so make sure Read more...
Food was excellent! Everyone thought so. The bar ran out of beer about an hour before the reception ended, so make sure you order enough for your guests. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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LABride
Wedding:
11/15/2008
5.0/5.0
I loved this place and would COMPLETELY recommend! Barbara was GREAT, such a nice and very friendly woman! The food was GREAT (some of the best Mexican food I have tasted), the decor/lighting were great, I couldn't believe my eyes when I walked into MY wedding reception - I loved everything! Barbara always returned my phone calls ASAP and made my whole wedding experience less stressful! She worked with my florist and worked with my budget! Everything was AMAZING, exceeding my expectations! The cake was great too! Everyone asked who my caterer was and they all said they LOVED the food. Such a hit!
I loved this place and would COMPLETELY recommend! Barbara was GREAT, such a nice and very friendly woman! The food was Read more...
I loved this place and would COMPLETELY recommend! Barbara was GREAT, such a nice and very friendly woman! The food was GREAT (some of the best Mexican food I have tasted), the decor/lighting were great, I couldn't believe my eyes when I walked into MY wedding reception - I loved everything! Barbara always returned my phone calls ASAP and made my whole wedding experience less stressful! She worked with my florist and worked with my budget! Everything was AMAZING, exceeding my expectations! The cake was great too! Everyone asked who my caterer was and they all said they LOVED the food. Such a hit! Read less
Services Used: Catering
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MMoreno74
Wedding:
9/23/2012
5.0/5.0
The 5 starts should say it all.
CGC was a joy to work with. There was no worry, no pressure.
The tasting was great and really allowed for an opportunity to make good choices.
Patricia was simply a pleasure to work with. Available, friendly, responsive...The food was fabulous. The service was excellent. The value for what they provide is unfound in this industry!
Being in the industry, our expecations were high. The compliments from our guests were well received!
We also received services from Chris (DJ for CGC). He was involved, top notch and professional! Our CGC team were superstars! We will work with them again.
The 5 starts should say it all.
CGC was a joy to work with. There was no worry, no pressure.
The tasting was Read more...
The 5 starts should say it all.
CGC was a joy to work with. There was no worry, no pressure.
The tasting was great and really allowed for an opportunity to make good choices.
Patricia was simply a pleasure to work with. Available, friendly, responsive...The food was fabulous. The service was excellent. The value for what they provide is unfound in this industry!
Being in the industry, our expecations were high. The compliments from our guests were well received!
We also received services from Chris (DJ for CGC). He was involved, top notch and professional! Our CGC team were superstars! We will work with them again. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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joe
Wedding:
4/5/2014
4.9/5.0
Diana Perkins and her team at Country Garden Caterers did a wonderful job facilitating our wedding at the Heritage Museum of Orange County. Diana not only coordinated the food and service, but also did a great job in quarterbacking the entire event.
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Diana Perkins and her team at Country Garden Caterers did a wonderful job facilitating our wedding at the Heritage Museum of Orange County. Diana not only coordinated the food and service, but also did a great job in quarterbacking the entire event. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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colemole
Wedding:
9/2/2011
4.9/5.0
I recommend that any bride consider the CGC facility to host their ceremony. It is unique and cozy, especially with your decor and Diana's touches. Diana Perkins was wonderful. She is so knowledgable and helpful! Fun personality as well. We enjoyed our reception so much we want to get married again :) Even if you choose a different venue, their food is excellent and affordable, and their staff was very friendly.
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I recommend that any bride consider the CGC facility to host their ceremony. It is unique and cozy, especially with your decor and Diana's touches. Diana Perkins was wonderful. She is so knowledgable and helpful! Fun personality as well. We enjoyed our reception so much we want to get married again :) Even if you choose a different venue, their food is excellent and affordable, and their staff was very friendly. Read less
Services Used: Catering, Flowers, Wedding Planning, Rentals & Photobooths, Wedding Venue
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esimon
Wedding:
4/18/2010
4.9/5.0
Delicious! This catering service was great! I am so happy to have chosen them as my catering service and we both were very happy with the outcome. She was cost friendly and very fun to meet. We were lucky enough to have Diana do our wedding and we both would highly recommend her! Her team did extremely well and we were very happy with everything.
Delicious! This catering service was great! I am so happy to have chosen them as my catering service and we both were very Read more...
Delicious! This catering service was great! I am so happy to have chosen them as my catering service and we both were very happy with the outcome. She was cost friendly and very fun to meet. We were lucky enough to have Diana do our wedding and we both would highly recommend her! Her team did extremely well and we were very happy with everything. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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ashlee
Wedding:
9/27/2008
4.9/5.0
We worked with Diana and had a great experience from start to wedding day :) The free tasting was perfect, with smaller portions of a few different items that we picked from the menu beforehand, and the cake tasting was really fun, even though we went with a different baker (my husband's cousin). The prices were great to start with and we got a few "deals" due to our 200-person guest list. We were straight-forward about our budget from the start and Diana worked with us to stay within the budget. She was really responsive to me, always called or emailed me back within a day and wasn't put-out if I didn't like one of her ideas. The day of our wedding, things went pretty smooth - beer and wine was flowing and the food was exactly as ordered; two minor things happened, and I'm not sure who/why/what, but no biggie: some serving utensils were lost so a few people didn't get sauce on their chicken and an extra table was set that I had asked be removed a couple weeks before.

Again, the overall experience was super with Diana, any couple would be lucky to work with her.
We worked with Diana and had a great experience from start to wedding day :) The free tasting was perfect, with smaller Read more...
We worked with Diana and had a great experience from start to wedding day :) The free tasting was perfect, with smaller portions of a few different items that we picked from the menu beforehand, and the cake tasting was really fun, even though we went with a different baker (my husband's cousin). The prices were great to start with and we got a few "deals" due to our 200-person guest list. We were straight-forward about our budget from the start and Diana worked with us to stay within the budget. She was really responsive to me, always called or emailed me back within a day and wasn't put-out if I didn't like one of her ideas. The day of our wedding, things went pretty smooth - beer and wine was flowing and the food was exactly as ordered; two minor things happened, and I'm not sure who/why/what, but no biggie: some serving utensils were lost so a few people didn't get sauce on their chicken and an extra table was set that I had asked be removed a couple weeks before.

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flutt88
Wedding:
5/12/2007
4.9/5.0
I absolutly LOVED Country Garden Caterers! Diana was so amazing through out the entire planning process. Although she is completely busy all the time, she always makes you feel like you are the only bride/event she is planning. The food was amazing and all of our guests commented on how great it was. They had beautiful presentation and decor and really just added wonderful personal touches to the event. I would reccommend them to anyone for any event! :)
I absolutly LOVED Country Garden Caterers! Diana was so amazing through out the entire planning process. Although she is Read more...
I absolutly LOVED Country Garden Caterers! Diana was so amazing through out the entire planning process. Although she is completely busy all the time, she always makes you feel like you are the only bride/event she is planning. The food was amazing and all of our guests commented on how great it was. They had beautiful presentation and decor and really just added wonderful personal touches to the event. I would reccommend them to anyone for any event! :) Read less
Services Used: Catering, Flowers, Rentals & Photobooths
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Private User
Wedding:
5/17/2014
4.8/5.0
Diana was great to work with and so helpful! We are so glad we took her advice and went with the prime rib, it was fantastic! Chris, the lead server, and the entire team were so wonderful as well, they handled all the little surprises so professionally! Thank you, Country Gardens!!
Diana was great to work with and so helpful! We are so glad we took her advice and went with the prime rib, it was Read more...
Diana was great to work with and so helpful! We are so glad we took her advice and went with the prime rib, it was fantastic! Chris, the lead server, and the entire team were so wonderful as well, they handled all the little surprises so professionally! Thank you, Country Gardens!! Read less
Services Used: Catering
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sara
Wedding:
9/13/2013
4.8/5.0
great food and if you want a rustic reception venue they have a great place for you to celebrate
great food and if you want a rustic reception venue they have a great place for you to celebrate
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Services Used: Catering, Wedding Venue
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Agnes
Wedding:
12/8/2012
4.8/5.0
Diana was great to work with!! She was very helpful in organizing our menu and keeping us on budget. She never upsell to us and was always honest. Diana may be very direct in her opinions, but I didn't have any problems with that because she always had our wedding in her best interest. Sometimes as brides, we may have our own thoughts and ideas of doing things, but it's wise to sometimes listen to someone who has been in the business for awhile, like Diana. She took such good care of us on the day of the wedding, making sure my husband and I were attended to and that we got a chance to eat. She even came and checked in on me while I was getting ready and made sure the day was going as scheduled and helped out (beyond catering stuff, when needed). Being the exclusive caterer, Diana complemented and made our wedding at the Heritage Museum so beautiful and fun. Our guests enjoyed all the food and the professionalism and friendliness of her waiting staff and bartender. Thank you Diana and your team for making our day as memorable as it should be!
Diana was great to work with!! She was very helpful in organizing our menu and keeping us on budget. She never upsell to Read more...
Diana was great to work with!! She was very helpful in organizing our menu and keeping us on budget. She never upsell to us and was always honest. Diana may be very direct in her opinions, but I didn't have any problems with that because she always had our wedding in her best interest. Sometimes as brides, we may have our own thoughts and ideas of doing things, but it's wise to sometimes listen to someone who has been in the business for awhile, like Diana. She took such good care of us on the day of the wedding, making sure my husband and I were attended to and that we got a chance to eat. She even came and checked in on me while I was getting ready and made sure the day was going as scheduled and helped out (beyond catering stuff, when needed). Being the exclusive caterer, Diana complemented and made our wedding at the Heritage Museum so beautiful and fun. Our guests enjoyed all the food and the professionalism and friendliness of her waiting staff and bartender. Thank you Diana and your team for making our day as memorable as it should be! Read less
Services Used: Catering, Wedding Venue
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Megan
Wedding:
10/15/2010
4.8/5.0
I would like to give Diana Perkins, of Country Garden Catering, an absolutely glowing review.

As soon as I stepped foot into the building and took a look at all of their event binders and photos, I knew this was the catering service for me. Their style is elegant and classy, yet down to earth and affordable. I had full confidence that my wedding was going to be beautiful.

And it was! -- The decorations were amazing and I got many compliments from guests about the wonderful food (pasta). I was nervous to see the cake because I had just sent Diana a photo and said "Do this in purple!" When I saw it, it took my breathe away. It was more beautiful than I could have imagined.

Diana treated my fiance and I like family. She always worked with us to make things affordable and always knew what it was that we wanted. She was always on hand during my wedding to keep me calm and equipped with champagne.

I couldn't recommend Diana Perkins enough to anyone looking to do a wedding in Orange County. You won't be diasppointed.

-Megan, Newlywed.
I would like to give Diana Perkins, of Country Garden Catering, an absolutely glowing review.

As soon as I Read more...
I would like to give Diana Perkins, of Country Garden Catering, an absolutely glowing review.

As soon as I stepped foot into the building and took a look at all of their event binders and photos, I knew this was the catering service for me. Their style is elegant and classy, yet down to earth and affordable. I had full confidence that my wedding was going to be beautiful.

And it was! -- The decorations were amazing and I got many compliments from guests about the wonderful food (pasta). I was nervous to see the cake because I had just sent Diana a photo and said "Do this in purple!" When I saw it, it took my breathe away. It was more beautiful than I could have imagined.

Diana treated my fiance and I like family. She always worked with us to make things affordable and always knew what it was that we wanted. She was always on hand during my wedding to keep me calm and equipped with champagne.

I couldn't recommend Diana Perkins enough to anyone looking to do a wedding in Orange County. You won't be diasppointed.

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Services Used: Wedding Cake, Catering, Wedding Planning, Unique Services
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beth
Wedding:
5/7/2005
4.8/5.0
They were the cheapest of the three vendors that our location let us choose from, they let you sample the food choices for free, and they had the best mashed potatoes. Yummy. They were extrememly helpful, they reccomended all of the other vendors we used including the tent rental, chair/table rental, florist, cake baker, and DJ. The florist was the best deal, $800 for all of the flowers, five bouquets, seven corsages, two wrist corsages, arrangement for the gift table, cake, 12 guest tables, and the food stations.
They had two people at the wedding ceremony and reception just doing all the things I was too flusterd to think about like lighting the candles on the guest tables, setting out the seating chart and even serving me and my husband our dinner.
They were the cheapest of the three vendors that our location let us choose from, they let you sample the food choices for Read more...
They were the cheapest of the three vendors that our location let us choose from, they let you sample the food choices for free, and they had the best mashed potatoes. Yummy. They were extrememly helpful, they reccomended all of the other vendors we used including the tent rental, chair/table rental, florist, cake baker, and DJ. The florist was the best deal, $800 for all of the flowers, five bouquets, seven corsages, two wrist corsages, arrangement for the gift table, cake, 12 guest tables, and the food stations.
They had two people at the wedding ceremony and reception just doing all the things I was too flusterd to think about like lighting the candles on the guest tables, setting out the seating chart and even serving me and my husband our dinner. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Taylor
Wedding:
10/12/2014
4.7/5.0
Country Garden Caterers was recommended to me by my mother. They had done some catering for her company events and said they were awesome. We hired them for our wedding at the Fullerton Arboretum. I also hired Diana for my Day of Coordinator and used her decorating services as well. She was awesome. The food was AMAZING. All of our family and friends said the meat was cooked perfectly. We had chicken and steak for our guests and they were delicious. They also make THE BEST garlic mashed potatoes. The green beans were very fresh and everyone was obsessed with the Sonoma Salad. I already had one friend who is getting married next year ask for their contact number. Diana has her sh*t together. She is on top of EVERYTHING! She made sure we ate during the reception so we didn't get sick but also made sure our glasses were never empty. She was really focused on us the day of our wedding. I will update my review once I receive pictures because our decorations were FLAWLESS. Overall, a great experience with them!
Country Garden Caterers was recommended to me by my mother. They had done some catering for her company events and said Read more...
Country Garden Caterers was recommended to me by my mother. They had done some catering for her company events and said they were awesome. We hired them for our wedding at the Fullerton Arboretum. I also hired Diana for my Day of Coordinator and used her decorating services as well. She was awesome. The food was AMAZING. All of our family and friends said the meat was cooked perfectly. We had chicken and steak for our guests and they were delicious. They also make THE BEST garlic mashed potatoes. The green beans were very fresh and everyone was obsessed with the Sonoma Salad. I already had one friend who is getting married next year ask for their contact number. Diana has her sh*t together. She is on top of EVERYTHING! She made sure we ate during the reception so we didn't get sick but also made sure our glasses were never empty. She was really focused on us the day of our wedding. I will update my review once I receive pictures because our decorations were FLAWLESS. Overall, a great experience with them! Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Anonymous
Wedding:
5/18/2013
4.7/5.0
Country Garden was a required caterer through our venue. We lucked out because their food is really good. Everything was great during our wedding day. Our guests enjoyed their food, absolutely loved the appetizers and drinks. The wait staff, bartenders, and servers were awesome. Our one minor complaint is that the chicken we were served did not have the sauce it's supposed to come with. We were really looking forward to it because it was the tastiest item we picked. However, the chicken served was still good just not the one we had expected. Overall, we recommend Country Garden Caterers. Our guests are still raving how Great the food was!
Country Garden was a required caterer through our venue. We lucked out because their food is really good. Everything was Read more...
Country Garden was a required caterer through our venue. We lucked out because their food is really good. Everything was great during our wedding day. Our guests enjoyed their food, absolutely loved the appetizers and drinks. The wait staff, bartenders, and servers were awesome. Our one minor complaint is that the chicken we were served did not have the sauce it's supposed to come with. We were really looking forward to it because it was the tastiest item we picked. However, the chicken served was still good just not the one we had expected. Overall, we recommend Country Garden Caterers. Our guests are still raving how Great the food was! Read less
Services Used: Catering, Wedding Venue
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Jennifer
Wedding:
11/6/2011
4.7/5.0
I worked with Diana from CGC and she couldn't have been any more helpful and flexible with me than she really was. I planned our wedding on a pretty tight budget and Diana really worked with me to get me the most for my money. We changed the menu a million times and she was always encouraging and helpful.

Country Garden Caterers makes wonderful food and they also have a reception facility. Thank goodness because our outdoor wedding was rained out and we were able to use their facility as our back-up. It's not much to look at from the outside and pretty modest on the inside on a normal day. But on my wedding day, Diana made it look so beautiful and completely transformed it into a romantic, warm, and magnificent ceremony and reception site. There was still room for the band and photo booth and the guest seating worked out perfectly. I couldn't have asked for more.

I really didn't eat much on my actual wedding day but I heard plenty of compliments on the food and service. Everyone was really happy with how our "Back-up Plan" turned out to be a wonderful and beautiful event.
I worked with Diana from CGC and she couldn't have been any more helpful and flexible with me than she really was. I Read more...
I worked with Diana from CGC and she couldn't have been any more helpful and flexible with me than she really was. I planned our wedding on a pretty tight budget and Diana really worked with me to get me the most for my money. We changed the menu a million times and she was always encouraging and helpful.

Country Garden Caterers makes wonderful food and they also have a reception facility. Thank goodness because our outdoor wedding was rained out and we were able to use their facility as our back-up. It's not much to look at from the outside and pretty modest on the inside on a normal day. But on my wedding day, Diana made it look so beautiful and completely transformed it into a romantic, warm, and magnificent ceremony and reception site. There was still room for the band and photo booth and the guest seating worked out perfectly. I couldn't have asked for more.

I really didn't eat much on my actual wedding day but I heard plenty of compliments on the food and service. Everyone was really happy with how our "Back-up Plan" turned out to be a wonderful and beautiful event. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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kristinpalkoner
Wedding:
8/15/2009
4.7/5.0
Diana is an absolute joy to work with! We felt completely safe leaving all our catering details in her hands. The food was amazing- our guests talked about it for months. The displays were designed with the perfect details that matched the overall decor of our location and centerpieces. I highly recommend Country Garden Caterers for your catering needs.
Diana is an absolute joy to work with! We felt completely safe leaving all our catering details in her hands. The food was Read more...
Diana is an absolute joy to work with! We felt completely safe leaving all our catering details in her hands. The food was amazing- our guests talked about it for months. The displays were designed with the perfect details that matched the overall decor of our location and centerpieces. I highly recommend Country Garden Caterers for your catering needs. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Laurie
Wedding:
6/7/2009
4.7/5.0
I very much recommend this caterer. I worked with Diana. She was incredibly flexible and easy to work with. We wanted to serve one Indian dish since my husband is from India. She coordinated everything with a local restaurant and charged us just what it cost. She had great ideas also. The food was fantastic - and I generally think mass produced food is not so great. The presentation was beautiful, well-coordinated, and seemed to be without problems. They also worked with the rental company so I only had to deal with one vendor for everything. The only slight issue I had was that things seemed a bit disorganized. I had to be on top of reviewing the proposals sent to me to make sure everything was in order - but I think this is because it's standard to leave the exact details until the final meeting two weeks before the event. This made me nervous that it would be disorganized day of - but it was completely well done and professional.
I very much recommend this caterer. I worked with Diana. She was incredibly flexible and easy to work with. We wanted to Read more...
I very much recommend this caterer. I worked with Diana. She was incredibly flexible and easy to work with. We wanted to serve one Indian dish since my husband is from India. She coordinated everything with a local restaurant and charged us just what it cost. She had great ideas also. The food was fantastic - and I generally think mass produced food is not so great. The presentation was beautiful, well-coordinated, and seemed to be without problems. They also worked with the rental company so I only had to deal with one vendor for everything. The only slight issue I had was that things seemed a bit disorganized. I had to be on top of reviewing the proposals sent to me to make sure everything was in order - but I think this is because it's standard to leave the exact details until the final meeting two weeks before the event. This made me nervous that it would be disorganized day of - but it was completely well done and professional. Read less
Services Used: Wedding Cake, Catering
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gabriella
Wedding:
11/6/2008
4.7/5.0
My friend recommended them and I cannot thank her enough for it.Their service was much more than I could have asked for.
My friend recommended them and I cannot thank her enough for it.Their service was much more than I could have asked for.
My friend recommended them and I cannot thank her enough for it.Their service was much more than I could have asked for. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Amberlee
Wedding:
9/28/2013
4.6/5.0
Country Garden Caterers did a great job on our wedding. The food was amazing, and everyone attending the wedding told us this. They made all of the rentals very easy, including getting us a white dance floor. We were very happy with their services!
Country Garden Caterers did a great job on our wedding. The food was amazing, and everyone attending the wedding told us Read more...
Country Garden Caterers did a great job on our wedding. The food was amazing, and everyone attending the wedding told us this. They made all of the rentals very easy, including getting us a white dance floor. We were very happy with their services! Read less
Services Used: Catering, Rentals & Photobooths
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Bonnie
Wedding:
6/8/2013
4.6/5.0
Country Garden Caterers were wonderful to work with. Everything I asked for was provided and beautifully done. The food was good and the service was professional and friendly. I would use them again for future events.
Bonnie
Country Garden Caterers were wonderful to work with. Everything I asked for was provided and beautifully done. The food Read more...
Country Garden Caterers were wonderful to work with. Everything I asked for was provided and beautifully done. The food was good and the service was professional and friendly. I would use them again for future events.
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Services Used: Catering, Wedding Venue
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bustyben
Wedding:
11/5/2011
4.6/5.0
I had my wedding at Country Garden Caters, Diana was wonderful. My guests raved about the food and the ambiance of the wedding. Chris was my D.J. and did a fantastic job. I would highly recommend Country Garden Caters.
I had my wedding at Country Garden Caters, Diana was wonderful. My guests raved about the food and the ambiance of the Read more...
I had my wedding at Country Garden Caters, Diana was wonderful. My guests raved about the food and the ambiance of the wedding. Chris was my D.J. and did a fantastic job. I would highly recommend Country Garden Caters. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Leighanne
Wedding:
9/19/2009
4.6/5.0
Food was excellent! Everyone thought so. The bar ran out of beer about an hour before the reception ended, so make sure you order enough for your guests.
Food was excellent! Everyone thought so. The bar ran out of beer about an hour before the reception ended, so make sure Read more...
Food was excellent! Everyone thought so. The bar ran out of beer about an hour before the reception ended, so make sure you order enough for your guests. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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kristinlovesmark
Wedding:
8/15/2009
4.6/5.0
Working with Diana was awesome!!! She is sooo knowledgeable and truly KNOWS her business!! The food was incredible and the presentation was beautiful!! Our cake was GORGEOUS!! No minor details were left out when it came to making everything look exquisite.
Working with Diana was awesome!!! She is sooo knowledgeable and truly KNOWS her business!! The food was incredible and the Read more...
Working with Diana was awesome!!! She is sooo knowledgeable and truly KNOWS her business!! The food was incredible and the presentation was beautiful!! Our cake was GORGEOUS!! No minor details were left out when it came to making everything look exquisite. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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riala4
Wedding:
10/11/2008
4.6/5.0
The staff was very friendly from beginning to end. The food was tasty, though it seemed the food at the reception was not as good as it was at the tasting. There was a bit of miscommunication about what to do with the special wine bottles we had. Otherwise, I would highly recommend them.
The staff was very friendly from beginning to end. The food was tasty, though it seemed the food at the reception was not Read more...
The staff was very friendly from beginning to end. The food was tasty, though it seemed the food at the reception was not as good as it was at the tasting. There was a bit of miscommunication about what to do with the special wine bottles we had. Otherwise, I would highly recommend them. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Karen
Wedding:
8/5/2007
4.6/5.0
We were very pleased with our caterer, Luis. He helped us choose food for a buffet at our wedding; chair covers; linens; decorations for the cake table, sweatheart table, and buffet tables. We are able to visit their venue on several occasions to try different foods and loved the taste! This company set up our reception and cleaned up, helped plan the order of events for the reception, and were helpful to us and our guests on that day!
We were very pleased with our caterer, Luis. He helped us choose food for a buffet at our wedding; chair covers; linens; Read more...
We were very pleased with our caterer, Luis. He helped us choose food for a buffet at our wedding; chair covers; linens; decorations for the cake table, sweatheart table, and buffet tables. We are able to visit their venue on several occasions to try different foods and loved the taste! This company set up our reception and cleaned up, helped plan the order of events for the reception, and were helpful to us and our guests on that day! Read less
Services Used: Catering, Flowers, Rentals & Photobooths
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Jonathan
Wedding:
12/8/1988
4.6/5.0
Overall quality and stuff were pretty great, value for cost is okay and they are quick to any questions. Great customer service! If I were to do it again I would.
Overall quality and stuff were pretty great, value for cost is okay and they are quick to any questions. Great customer Read more...
Overall quality and stuff were pretty great, value for cost is okay and they are quick to any questions. Great customer service! If I were to do it again I would. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
4.5/5.0
The food was great, and the service was great. I got lots of compliments on the food and the catering director, Diana, was amazing!! She made everything beautiful, and smooth. People didn't feel rushed or stressed. It was an amazing event. I only because we were unable to have a bar for longer than 5 hours, and for a wedding of 120 with food, alcohol, rentals (dishes, linens, tables), etc it was almost $8500 which is a lot more than I wanted to spend. Maybe I was just naive about how much these things cost. But all of that being said, I wouldn't change a thing. It was beautiful and delicious, and I'd recommend them for sure!
The food was great, and the service was great. I got lots of compliments on the food and the catering director, Diana, was Read more...
The food was great, and the service was great. I got lots of compliments on the food and the catering director, Diana, was amazing!! She made everything beautiful, and smooth. People didn't feel rushed or stressed. It was an amazing event. I only because we were unable to have a bar for longer than 5 hours, and for a wedding of 120 with food, alcohol, rentals (dishes, linens, tables), etc it was almost $8500 which is a lot more than I wanted to spend. Maybe I was just naive about how much these things cost. But all of that being said, I wouldn't change a thing. It was beautiful and delicious, and I'd recommend them for sure! Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
4.5/5.0
Great food. Generous amount. Quality of food is excellent. Price is well worth it. From appetizer to the desert, everything was so delish!
Great food. Generous amount. Quality of food is excellent. Price is well worth it. From appetizer to the desert, Read more...
Great food. Generous amount. Quality of food is excellent. Price is well worth it. From appetizer to the desert, everything was so delish! Read less
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Shannon
Wedding:
7/17/2010
4.5/5.0
Country Garden was really nice to work with. The food was great and I received many compliments from the guests about how good the food was. The decor package was much more than I expected. Everything was beautifully done and fit with the rest of my theme. I highly recommend Country Garden.
Country Garden was really nice to work with. The food was great and I received many compliments from the guests about how Read more...
Country Garden was really nice to work with. The food was great and I received many compliments from the guests about how good the food was. The decor package was much more than I expected. Everything was beautifully done and fit with the rest of my theme. I highly recommend Country Garden. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Brandi
Wedding:
5/1/2010
4.5/5.0
Diana and her staff did an amazing job. Our guests raved about the food and the aesthetics of the set-up. She worked with our budget and we were very pleased with how everything turned out.
Diana and her staff did an amazing job. Our guests raved about the food and the aesthetics of the set-up. She worked with Read more...
Diana and her staff did an amazing job. Our guests raved about the food and the aesthetics of the set-up. She worked with our budget and we were very pleased with how everything turned out. Read less
Services Used: Catering, Rentals & Photobooths
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derick
Wedding:
12/21/2009
4.5/5.0
The food at Country Garden Caterers was absolutely wonderful and delicious. Our friends and family loved it! The service was great, they were nice, friendly, and professional. I would highly recommend it.
The food at Country Garden Caterers was absolutely wonderful and delicious. Our friends and family loved it! The service Read more...
The food at Country Garden Caterers was absolutely wonderful and delicious. Our friends and family loved it! The service was great, they were nice, friendly, and professional. I would highly recommend it. Read less
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Jana
Wedding:
4/13/2013
4.3/5.0
Overall, I was extremely happy with Country Garden Caterers. Diana was phenomenal and was always willing to work with me on anything and everything I needed. We also used her as our day-of coordinator at the Orange County Heritage Museum and she was great. We received a multitude of compliments on the food after the wedding and the cakes in particular were outstanding. Diana was also great at making sure any "hiccups" were fixed immediately - for example, some of the linens showed up the wrong color and she was quick to fix it and no one was even aware of the issue because it never became one. It was really a wonderful evening and it would not have been as successful without her and her staff.
Overall, I was extremely happy with Country Garden Caterers. Diana was phenomenal and was always willing to work with me Read more...
Overall, I was extremely happy with Country Garden Caterers. Diana was phenomenal and was always willing to work with me on anything and everything I needed. We also used her as our day-of coordinator at the Orange County Heritage Museum and she was great. We received a multitude of compliments on the food after the wedding and the cakes in particular were outstanding. Diana was also great at making sure any "hiccups" were fixed immediately - for example, some of the linens showed up the wrong color and she was quick to fix it and no one was even aware of the issue because it never became one. It was really a wonderful evening and it would not have been as successful without her and her staff. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Raquel
Wedding:
11/11/2011
4.3/5.0
Diana is awesome!!! I can't even tell youhow beautiful my wedding ended up being- I never would have imagined a back yard could look so beautiful. I heard the food was great too- never got too much of a chance to eat it! but diana is amazing she will make you feel as if your wedding is so important to her and she really worked with me on a personal level, which makes a huge difference when you are planning a wedding!
Diana is awesome!!! I can't even tell youhow beautiful my wedding ended up being- I never would have imagined a back yard Read more...
Diana is awesome!!! I can't even tell youhow beautiful my wedding ended up being- I never would have imagined a back yard could look so beautiful. I heard the food was great too- never got too much of a chance to eat it! but diana is amazing she will make you feel as if your wedding is so important to her and she really worked with me on a personal level, which makes a huge difference when you are planning a wedding! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
4.0/5.0
Diana Perkins from Country Garden Caterers and Venues did a great job coordinating and catering our wedding. Her staff were very friendly and professional.
Diana Perkins from Country Garden Caterers and Venues did a great job coordinating and catering our wedding. Her staff Read more...
Diana Perkins from Country Garden Caterers and Venues did a great job coordinating and catering our wedding. Her staff were very friendly and professional. Read less
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hazel
Wedding:
11/19/2011
4.0/5.0
The food was amazing! My guests really enjoyed it...we got the Chicken Marsala and salmon and they were delicious...wish I had more...for appetizer, we went with the wonton and meatballs...I totally loved the meatballs!!! Barbara and Patricia were great. they really catered to us (bride/groom) during the whole process and the day of the wedding...on top of that, their decorations were beautiful!!!
The food was amazing! My guests really enjoyed it...we got the Chicken Marsala and salmon and they were delicious...wish I Read more...
The food was amazing! My guests really enjoyed it...we got the Chicken Marsala and salmon and they were delicious...wish I had more...for appetizer, we went with the wonton and meatballs...I totally loved the meatballs!!! Barbara and Patricia were great. they really catered to us (bride/groom) during the whole process and the day of the wedding...on top of that, their decorations were beautiful!!! Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Erilen
Wedding:
4/14/2012
3.7/5.0
Barbra is such a sweetheart and my wedding turned out great, but I can't say there weren't any snags along the way. They were going through renovations of their office at the time so her time was taken up with that.. I felt like every time I talked with her we had to keep repeating what we went over the last time we talked. She missed an appointment to view the venue, but did provide me with complimentary appetizers.She really went out of her way to help me stay within my budget. The food was delicious. I was too nervous to really eat that night, but my wedding guests really complimented on how good the food was. Like I said she was a complete sweetheart, I think she was just suuuuper preoccupied with everything else she had going on.
Barbra is such a sweetheart and my wedding turned out great, but I can't say there weren't any snags along the way. They Read more...
Barbra is such a sweetheart and my wedding turned out great, but I can't say there weren't any snags along the way. They were going through renovations of their office at the time so her time was taken up with that.. I felt like every time I talked with her we had to keep repeating what we went over the last time we talked. She missed an appointment to view the venue, but did provide me with complimentary appetizers.She really went out of her way to help me stay within my budget. The food was delicious. I was too nervous to really eat that night, but my wedding guests really complimented on how good the food was. Like I said she was a complete sweetheart, I think she was just suuuuper preoccupied with everything else she had going on. Read less
Services Used: Catering, Wedding Venue
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Kayci
Wedding:
7/18/2010
3.7/5.0
Country Garden Caterers did a phenomenal job at my wedding. We actually had the In-N-Out truck, but CGC provided salads, french fries, and all of our rental items. We did not use their bartender as we found a cheaper option (which we were really happy with) or their cake baker (just weren't impressed with the quality of the cake, though they were beautiful). They came with all items exactly as contracted and the food was delicious. I was blown away by the buffet display: they included two large, impressive flower arrangements in my wedding colors and coordinated the serving trays with the venue's decor--I had NO idea they were going to do this, Diana arranged it all on her own, at no extra cost. Diana is incredibly sweet, and the end result was perfect. HOWEVER, she was a bit difficult to work with. She never seemed to write anything down, and was usually very busy and forgetful when I spoke to her. She frequently emailed and called me to ask what color linens I wanted, which chairs I had requested, whether they were providing a bartender, etc etc. Like I said, I was really happy with the results at my wedding, but if you're working with Diana make SURE you write everything down when you talk to her, because it will be your responsibility to remember everything you discuss.
Country Garden Caterers did a phenomenal job at my wedding. We actually had the In-N-Out truck, but CGC provided salads, Read more...
Country Garden Caterers did a phenomenal job at my wedding. We actually had the In-N-Out truck, but CGC provided salads, french fries, and all of our rental items. We did not use their bartender as we found a cheaper option (which we were really happy with) or their cake baker (just weren't impressed with the quality of the cake, though they were beautiful). They came with all items exactly as contracted and the food was delicious. I was blown away by the buffet display: they included two large, impressive flower arrangements in my wedding colors and coordinated the serving trays with the venue's decor--I had NO idea they were going to do this, Diana arranged it all on her own, at no extra cost. Diana is incredibly sweet, and the end result was perfect. HOWEVER, she was a bit difficult to work with. She never seemed to write anything down, and was usually very busy and forgetful when I spoke to her. She frequently emailed and called me to ask what color linens I wanted, which chairs I had requested, whether they were providing a bartender, etc etc. Like I said, I was really happy with the results at my wedding, but if you're working with Diana make SURE you write everything down when you talk to her, because it will be your responsibility to remember everything you discuss. Read less
Services Used: Catering, Rentals & Photobooths
Country Garden Caterers & Venues responded with the following comments:

Thank you Kayci for the great review, usually I am always on top of everything with my notes and decor setup but with the last meeting we had I either gave you the diagram and my notes or misplaced the. I just wanted to double check on everything to ensure your special day was a success. Sorry I had to ask you about the bartender, cake etc. I just wanted to double check that everything went smoothly and you that I had everything correct. In hindsight I should have just told you that I couldn't find my notes so you didn't think I was a bubble head!
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tpitts
Wedding:
11/19/2011
3.5/5.0
Barbara was great, wish I would have worked with her sooner.
Barbara was great, wish I would have worked with her sooner.
Barbara was great, wish I would have worked with her sooner. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Chad
Wedding:
7/16/2011
3.3/5.0
I really enjoyed working with these caterers, and knew we put a lot on them, but felt they could handle it. They seemed like they know what they were doing. Day of wedding, food was a little cold, and service took a long time. There is NOO excuse for this. Even though we wanted them to do BUILD YOUR OWN BURGERS and then deliver personal burgers to each guest. They should have prepared more. Also we ordered potato wedges and cold hard fries were there the day of. But aside from that, I still love the company, and think the world of them. I think they were just overwhelmed our day!
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I really enjoyed working with these caterers, and knew we put a lot on them, but felt they could handle it. They seemed like they know what they were doing. Day of wedding, food was a little cold, and service took a long time. There is NOO excuse for this. Even though we wanted them to do BUILD YOUR OWN BURGERS and then deliver personal burgers to each guest. They should have prepared more. Also we ordered potato wedges and cold hard fries were there the day of. But aside from that, I still love the company, and think the world of them. I think they were just overwhelmed our day! Read less
Services Used: Catering, Wedding Venue
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lovefortwo36
Wedding:
6/26/2010
3.0/5.0
Wedding set-up was beautiful. The food was great..... the problem I had with them is as follows.....Diana always busy....her set-up crew did not follow directions and one of her staff servers was playing with a cell phone putting it down her breasts and then proceeded to serve plated food to my guest....not cool as this went on during my reception several guest told me this.........I did not get the one on one service that I was promised. Diana said she was coming on the day of my wedding and never showed.Reading all of these reviews makes me wonder if I was cheated ????
Wedding set-up was beautiful. The food was great..... the problem I had with them is as follows.....Diana always Read more...
Wedding set-up was beautiful. The food was great..... the problem I had with them is as follows.....Diana always busy....her set-up crew did not follow directions and one of her staff servers was playing with a cell phone putting it down her breasts and then proceeded to serve plated food to my guest....not cool as this went on during my reception several guest told me this.........I did not get the one on one service that I was promised. Diana said she was coming on the day of my wedding and never showed.Reading all of these reviews makes me wonder if I was cheated ???? Read less
Services Used: Catering
Country Garden Caterers & Venues responded with the following comments:

Thank you for your comments on our amazing decor and food. The setup crew was from the rental company not our staff. As for the server with the phone this was not directly seen by you and was told to you after the wedding. I do not think anyone with half a brain would have their phone on while serving a sit down dinner. I believe she was on her phone while cleaning at the end which is still not acceptable and will no longer be employed with us. As for Diana being busy ... this was in June the busiest month of the year for weddings. I also went to the location and did the site layout and did met with you many times before your event. I ask you if you would like me to be on site that day that I do charge an extra fee of $300 to coordinate your ceremony and day of or I would try to come by at some point that evening. You informed me you had someone that was helping you with your special day and ceremony. Since we had other events that day I did not make it over to yours but everything was perfect except for the fact of the phone. So overall your day went well as per your review. We wish you a wonderful and successful marriage.
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Miss Maria
Wedding:
11/21/2009
2.9/5.0
I updating my review on Wedding Wire because I feel it's important for brides to know that this same review was deleted off of Project Wedding! I believe that the company needs to realize that this bride is not going to rest. I was really upset with the situation and still feel that it was not handled well at all. Actually, ALL the negative comments on Project Wedding were taken down. I was with CGC for about 2 in a half years because I love to plan and starting early means saving money

. At the beginning it was fantastic and Barbara was awesome! We then got Maggie who was beyond FANTASTIC! She really saw where I wanted to go with the wedding reception and was completely honest with me 100%. Then one day, I received an email (about maybe 10 months before the wedding) that Maggie was no longer with the company. Since I had not talked to Barbara about the event in so long I had to go back into the reception venue to re-explain my wants to her. I had to bring double copies of EVERYTHING because she was never organized and ready to go. BEYOND sweet woman but, was not prepared. SHE LOVED my fiance (husband)! We now joke with him and call him, "Precious Baby." She always states, "Normally, I look over these things the night before but, I just didn't have time to do it." They had the wrong cake order in my file which, she crossed out when she found out it was not mine. I just had to think (Uhhh... that's some other poor brides cake order). Then she looked at the linens which we were contracted for under the selling price. She informed me that Maggie must have guessed in regards to the price. She told me that she would talk to her vendors. Also, the NICE wooden chairs have ALWAYS been $5.50 (and I have been with them since around late 2007 because we got married this past Nov.).

When it got closer to the wedding (about 2 weeks before) we met up with Barbara again to go over all the details. Since we have such HIGH medical bills I wanted to double check with her that we were paid in full. Actually, plain and simple... we needed to know if we were paid in full because we needed to know if we had enough money to go on a small honeymoon. I brought my Mother, my sister, and my fiance (now my husband) to this last meeting with Barbara. My Mother asked Barbara straight out if we were paid in full and Barbara said, "Yes, you are paid in full!"

The day of the wedding we didn't have ANY COMPLAINTS! Then we got to the reception! We already knew that Barbara was going to be at another reception in Corona and would be jumping between the two (ours was at their venue in Santa Ana). Chris he son, also our dj, basically ran the whole thing. Poor guy had to run the music, serve us, and stay on the timeline that we had for the wedding. He also had to fit in time to work the DvD player to play two of our montages. Seriously, Chris was awesome because if it was not for him I would have been running the event. Soooo... we didn't get our head server like we paid for ($150.00), we didn't get the three servers that we paid for ( about $300.00 --- we got kitchen staff dressed in white --- suppose to be dressed in black) and we didn't get ANY bartender. If it was not for our SUPERB FLORIST (BELLA FLEUR DESIGN) we wouldn't have had a bartender at all! So... THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU to our DJ (Chris) and our FLORIST (Donna - Bella Fleur Design) our guests had NO idea that we didn't get a little more than $700.00 of our $$$ worth. Then to make matters worse, around cake cutting time, Barbara comes to me and informs me that she will be sending me my updated receipt/bill. SHE IS TELLING ME THAT WE ARE NOT PAID IN FULL. A WHOLE $1,700.00 not paid in full! WHAT!!!?!! So, I went and found my husband at this point to have him look into this! Barbara ended up telling my Mom that she never told her that we were paid in full and that she doesn't do the books. We ended up paying the money and having to cut our honeymoon a little on the cheaper side. We sent them a letter asking to be reimbursed the $700.00 that I feel we didn't receive in the service. Thus far, we have not heard anything from the site and I plan on resending them the letter once more. If we hear anything or get our money back I will come back to this site and update my review.


Basically, they have good prices, good food, and a nice venue. Downside is that they need to take Barbara out of doing things on her own. Her short term memory has really gone down hill in the 2 and a half years we have been with CGC. If you decide to go with CGC ask for Diane. Oh, and they DO have an accountant! Stay on top of your cost and how much you have paid! I just really thought it was unprofessional to come up to the bride at the END of her reception and inform her that they own another $1,700.00.



Later on that night after the wedding was over, a friend of ours also informed us that they had a wedding at CGC the weekend before. She informed me that the bride was organizing everything and running around with her head cut off. Maybe over dramatic but, at this point ... I don't think so when we are $700.00 in the hole.
I updating my review on Wedding Wire because I feel it's important for brides to know that this same review was deleted Read more...
I updating my review on Wedding Wire because I feel it's important for brides to know that this same review was deleted off of Project Wedding! I believe that the company needs to realize that this bride is not going to rest. I was really upset with the situation and still feel that it was not handled well at all. Actually, ALL the negative comments on Project Wedding were taken down. I was with CGC for about 2 in a half years because I love to plan and starting early means saving money

. At the beginning it was fantastic and Barbara was awesome! We then got Maggie who was beyond FANTASTIC! She really saw where I wanted to go with the wedding reception and was completely honest with me 100%. Then one day, I received an email (about maybe 10 months before the wedding) that Maggie was no longer with the company. Since I had not talked to Barbara about the event in so long I had to go back into the reception venue to re-explain my wants to her. I had to bring double copies of EVERYTHING because she was never organized and ready to go. BEYOND sweet woman but, was not prepared. SHE LOVED my fiance (husband)! We now joke with him and call him, "Precious Baby." She always states, "Normally, I look over these things the night before but, I just didn't have time to do it." They had the wrong cake order in my file which, she crossed out when she found out it was not mine. I just had to think (Uhhh... that's some other poor brides cake order). Then she looked at the linens which we were contracted for under the selling price. She informed me that Maggie must have guessed in regards to the price. She told me that she would talk to her vendors. Also, the NICE wooden chairs have ALWAYS been $5.50 (and I have been with them since around late 2007 because we got married this past Nov.).

When it got closer to the wedding (about 2 weeks before) we met up with Barbara again to go over all the details. Since we have such HIGH medical bills I wanted to double check with her that we were paid in full. Actually, plain and simple... we needed to know if we were paid in full because we needed to know if we had enough money to go on a small honeymoon. I brought my Mother, my sister, and my fiance (now my husband) to this last meeting with Barbara. My Mother asked Barbara straight out if we were paid in full and Barbara said, "Yes, you are paid in full!"

The day of the wedding we didn't have ANY COMPLAINTS! Then we got to the reception! We already knew that Barbara was going to be at another reception in Corona and would be jumping between the two (ours was at their venue in Santa Ana). Chris he son, also our dj, basically ran the whole thing. Poor guy had to run the music, serve us, and stay on the timeline that we had for the wedding. He also had to fit in time to work the DvD player to play two of our montages. Seriously, Chris was awesome because if it was not for him I would have been running the event. Soooo... we didn't get our head server like we paid for ($150.00), we didn't get the three servers that we paid for ( about $300.00 --- we got kitchen staff dressed in white --- suppose to be dressed in black) and we didn't get ANY bartender. If it was not for our SUPERB FLORIST (BELLA FLEUR DESIGN) we wouldn't have had a bartender at all! So... THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU to our DJ (Chris) and our FLORIST (Donna - Bella Fleur Design) our guests had NO idea that we didn't get a little more than $700.00 of our $$$ worth. Then to make matters worse, around cake cutting time, Barbara comes to me and informs me that she will be sending me my updated receipt/bill. SHE IS TELLING ME THAT WE ARE NOT PAID IN FULL. A WHOLE $1,700.00 not paid in full! WHAT!!!?!! So, I went and found my husband at this point to have him look into this! Barbara ended up telling my Mom that she never told her that we were paid in full and that she doesn't do the books. We ended up paying the money and having to cut our honeymoon a little on the cheaper side. We sent them a letter asking to be reimbursed the $700.00 that I feel we didn't receive in the service. Thus far, we have not heard anything from the site and I plan on resending them the letter once more. If we hear anything or get our money back I will come back to this site and update my review.


Basically, they have good prices, good food, and a nice venue. Downside is that they need to take Barbara out of doing things on her own. Her short term memory has really gone down hill in the 2 and a half years we have been with CGC. If you decide to go with CGC ask for Diane. Oh, and they DO have an accountant! Stay on top of your cost and how much you have paid! I just really thought it was unprofessional to come up to the bride at the END of her reception and inform her that they own another $1,700.00.



Later on that night after the wedding was over, a friend of ours also informed us that they had a wedding at CGC the weekend before. She informed me that the bride was organizing everything and running around with her head cut off. Maybe over dramatic but, at this point ... I don't think so when we are $700.00 in the hole. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Sydney
Wedding:
6/8/2014
2.2/5.0
We hired Country Garden as a caterer only for our wedding. Before booking with Country Garden they were very responsive and flexible, and the food at our tasting was delicious.

The food at our wedding was equally delicious, but unfortunately that's where our positive experience stops. During the planning stages Diana was quick to get back with us, but her responses would usually be incomplete and often mixed up our requests and invoice, requiring us to be extra careful that everything on our final quote was exact.

Unfortunately, our efforts did not help, as on our wedding day her staff came unprepared. Just a few of their many mistake: The ice we paid for was not there on time, and the lead server refused to accept responsibility that it was expected of CG until we provided the invoice and printed receipt. The ice showed up over 2-hours late, resulting in our guests being served warm drinks during cocktail hour.

Furthermore, my husband and I both have food allergies that were made VERY clear to CG, only to be served plates that we couldn't eat. Even after patiently explaining this to their staff, we were served identical plates again, and had cut our guests in line to serve ourselves.

During the event the staff continued to be unhelpful to both my coordinator and myself, and many of our guests mentioned they felt the catering staff was a little rude.

We understand that mistakes can happen, but upon approaching CG after the event with our concerns we were met with a very accusatory email from Diana, who argued every concern we had and refused to take any responsibility. Upon sending her a follow up email asking for specific confirmation details, we never got a response.

In summary, while we enjoyed the meal at our wedding, we didn't spend the money on a catering company just for good food - but also for good service. Both their service on the day, and their response following, left us incredibly disappointed.
We hired Country Garden as a caterer only for our wedding. Before booking with Country Garden they were very responsive Read more...
We hired Country Garden as a caterer only for our wedding. Before booking with Country Garden they were very responsive and flexible, and the food at our tasting was delicious.

The food at our wedding was equally delicious, but unfortunately that's where our positive experience stops. During the planning stages Diana was quick to get back with us, but her responses would usually be incomplete and often mixed up our requests and invoice, requiring us to be extra careful that everything on our final quote was exact.

Unfortunately, our efforts did not help, as on our wedding day her staff came unprepared. Just a few of their many mistake: The ice we paid for was not there on time, and the lead server refused to accept responsibility that it was expected of CG until we provided the invoice and printed receipt. The ice showed up over 2-hours late, resulting in our guests being served warm drinks during cocktail hour.

Furthermore, my husband and I both have food allergies that were made VERY clear to CG, only to be served plates that we couldn't eat. Even after patiently explaining this to their staff, we were served identical plates again, and had cut our guests in line to serve ourselves.

During the event the staff continued to be unhelpful to both my coordinator and myself, and many of our guests mentioned they felt the catering staff was a little rude.

We understand that mistakes can happen, but upon approaching CG after the event with our concerns we were met with a very accusatory email from Diana, who argued every concern we had and refused to take any responsibility. Upon sending her a follow up email asking for specific confirmation details, we never got a response.

In summary, while we enjoyed the meal at our wedding, we didn't spend the money on a catering company just for good food - but also for good service. Both their service on the day, and their response following, left us incredibly disappointed. Read less
Services Used: Catering
Country Garden Caterers & Venues responded with the following comments:

Thank you so much for the compliments regarding our cuisine. We take great pride in the quality of our food and that your guests enjoyed the dinner ~ Regarding Diana, she gets many great reviews and is on top of her events ( see reviews on Wedding Wire). The ice for the bar we usually don't provide unless we are providing the alcohol, so this was through an outside vendor that delivered the ice and from the receipt he was there before your reception started and our staff provided ice for the bar since we had 100 pounds with us. Did the contract state what time the ice was to be delivered on your invoice? As for the allergies, wasn't it just your husband that was gluten free? And the item in question was a roll? Which could be readily remedied. We do understand that at times there are hiccups, at the end of the event the coordinator thank the staff for all the help and tipped the staff for doing such a great job. We take in stride that everyone deserves to express their opinion and we thank you for taking the time to let us know.
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
2.2/5.0
We used Country Gardens for out catering. Decor was nice, good tasting food, but disappointed with their service. My husband and I were not served our meals. Yes, we walked around to greet our guests, but my father had to ask a staff member to get a plate for us. They ran out of mashed potatoes. I was really looking forward to them too! We went up to the bar to get our own drinks. We never were introduced to our servers/lead server.
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We used Country Gardens for out catering. Decor was nice, good tasting food, but disappointed with their service. My Read more...
We used Country Gardens for out catering. Decor was nice, good tasting food, but disappointed with their service. My husband and I were not served our meals. Yes, we walked around to greet our guests, but my father had to ask a staff member to get a plate for us. They ran out of mashed potatoes. I was really looking forward to them too! We went up to the bar to get our own drinks. We never were introduced to our servers/lead server.
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