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DJ's California Catering

Ventura , CA

LOCATION

2784 Johnson Drive
Ventura, CA 93003 US (map)

PHONE

805-389-5418

WEBSITE

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ABOUT US

For over 22 years, DJ's California Catering has built a reputation throughout Los Angeles, Ventura, & Santa Barbara for providing prompt, dependable, award-winning service & exquisite... Read more
For over 22 years, DJ's California Catering has built a reputation throughout Los Angeles, Ventura, & Santa Barbara for providing prompt, dependable, award-winning service & exquisite food of the highest quality. Every meal is prepared and served by our experienced, knowledgeable staff headed by Doug & Jennifer. Whether you're a bride planning her dream wedding, a corporate planner in charge of an extravagant holiday gala, a sales representative looking for a lunch delivered to a client or a service club in need of a dinner on a budget, DJ's has the menu and services for you. As a full service caterer DJ's can assist you with food, beverage, party equipment, rental and coordination for your event. Joining DJ's growing list of clients is as easy as a phone call 805-850-0194. Please feel free to also email Doug & His Team will put their years of experience at your disposal to assist you in planning your next meeting or event. Read less

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INFO FOR CATERING

What event services do you provide?
Clean Up, Delivery, Set Up
What catering services do you provide?
Buffet, Cake Cutting, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Family Style, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake OK, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings
What types of cuisine do you cater?
American, Cajun, Caribbean, French, Italian, Latin American, Local, Mediterranean, Mexican, Southern, Southwestern, Spanish
What dietary needs can you accommodate?
Gluten Free, Lactose Free, No Pork, Nut Free, Organic, Vegan, Vegetarian
What bar services do you provide?
Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Liquor License, Outside Alcohol OK, Premium Liquor, Signature Cocktail(s), Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine
Which of the following items can you provide?
Chairs, Tables
Which of the following items can you provide?
Barware, China, Chocolate Fountain, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

INFO FOR RENTALS & PHOTOBOOTHS

Which of the following event rental services do you provide?
Clean Up, Delivery, Setup
What event items are available?
Aisle Runners, Altar / Arch, Chair Covers, Chairs, Dance Floor, Decor, Lights, Lounge Furniture, Tables, Tent Accessories, Tents
What food and beverage items are available?
Barware, China, Chocolate Fountain, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

REVIEWS

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Anonymous
Wedding:
[Private]
5.0/5.0
My sister used DJ's California Catering for her wedding in June of 2013 and the food and service were amazing! They took care of all the set up and tear down, decorated the tables, kept guest fed and happy! They took care of all the food and beverage details down to the cake. They helped create a beautiful, worry free reception. I will be using them for my upcoming wedding in 2017!
My sister used DJ's California Catering for her wedding in June of 2013 and the food and service were amazing! They took Read more...
My sister used DJ's California Catering for her wedding in June of 2013 and the food and service were amazing! They took care of all the set up and tear down, decorated the tables, kept guest fed and happy! They took care of all the food and beverage details down to the cake. They helped create a beautiful, worry free reception. I will be using them for my upcoming wedding in 2017! Read less
Services Used: Catering, Rentals & Photobooths
DJ's California Catering responded with the following comments:

Thank you for your kind review - it is always appreciated! We look forward to working with you and your fiancée to make sure you have an enjoyable and worry-free reception as well! All the Best!
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Melissa
Wedding:
6/18/2016
5.0/5.0
We had the best food and wonderful service at our wedding at the Malibu West Beach Club! We heard about DJ's Catering through our venue's preferred vendors list, and we are so glad that we chose them. We primarily worked with Doug and John, and every time we met with them or had questions they were very quick to respond and professional. Jessie was our coordinator on the day of our wedding, and she was so sweet, friendly, and always making sure all of our guests were happy. Not only was the food perfect, but we were able to rent our arch, tables, and much more through them. Their team made our day so special and we would highly recommend them!
We had the best food and wonderful service at our wedding at the Malibu West Beach Club! We heard about DJ's Catering Read more...
We had the best food and wonderful service at our wedding at the Malibu West Beach Club! We heard about DJ's Catering through our venue's preferred vendors list, and we are so glad that we chose them. We primarily worked with Doug and John, and every time we met with them or had questions they were very quick to respond and professional. Jessie was our coordinator on the day of our wedding, and she was so sweet, friendly, and always making sure all of our guests were happy. Not only was the food perfect, but we were able to rent our arch, tables, and much more through them. Their team made our day so special and we would highly recommend them! Read less
Services Used: Catering, Rentals & Photobooths
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mrs wine'osursusrex
Wedding:
6/18/2016
5.0/5.0
DJ's California Catering exceeded my every expectation. Doug was fantastic while we worked on planning, every question, every change was met with a smile, no matter what I needed he was on it. Day of everything came out BEAUTIFUL. The staff was super friendly and helpful, when I was feeling over heated, one of the staff found me a cool place to relax and brought me some cool water and even found my new husband for me.

I would recommend them to anyone for any event in the future. Thank you so much for being part of our day.
DJ's California Catering exceeded my every expectation. Doug was fantastic while we worked on planning, every question, Read more...
DJ's California Catering exceeded my every expectation. Doug was fantastic while we worked on planning, every question, every change was met with a smile, no matter what I needed he was on it. Day of everything came out BEAUTIFUL. The staff was super friendly and helpful, when I was feeling over heated, one of the staff found me a cool place to relax and brought me some cool water and even found my new husband for me.

I would recommend them to anyone for any event in the future. Thank you so much for being part of our day. Read less
Services Used: Catering, Rentals & Photobooths
DJ's California Catering responded with the following comments:

Thank you for your kind review - it is very much appreciated! We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed not only our cuisine but also our friendly and helpful staff. We are glad to have helped make your wedding day as memorable as possible. All the Best!
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Danya
Wedding:
6/4/2016
5.0/5.0
Doug and his team are fantastic to work with! We did a tasting at their location in Ventura and thought everything we tried were great! The only bummer is you really can't try any of the apps unless you go to a bridal show, but trust us, the apps are as amazing as the food. Doug was kind enough to do some custom apps for us to go more with our theme and just certain things we had in mind. Everyone raved about the food which you don't hear much from weddings! Highly recommend checking these guys out for your wedding or event :-) great food, great staff, priced right, and they even do rentals which helps save!
Doug and his team are fantastic to work with! We did a tasting at their location in Ventura and thought everything we Read more...
Doug and his team are fantastic to work with! We did a tasting at their location in Ventura and thought everything we tried were great! The only bummer is you really can't try any of the apps unless you go to a bridal show, but trust us, the apps are as amazing as the food. Doug was kind enough to do some custom apps for us to go more with our theme and just certain things we had in mind. Everyone raved about the food which you don't hear much from weddings! Highly recommend checking these guys out for your wedding or event :-) great food, great staff, priced right, and they even do rentals which helps save! Read less
Services Used: Catering, Rentals & Photobooths
DJ's California Catering responded with the following comments:

Thank you Danya for your kind review - it is always appreciated! We are very pleased to hear that the cuisine tasted great, including your appetizers. We were happy to work alongside you to make sure your day went as smoothly as possible. All the Best!
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Kelly
Wedding:
4/2/2016
5.0/5.0
DJ's catering is amazing. From the beginning they were more helpful and responsive than any other company I had contacted. We set up an appointment to taste their food and it was unbelievably good. Their Italian dressing was by far the best I had ever tasted. They had an assortment of fresh baked rolls to taste which were all warm and delicious. However, the tequila lime chicken and the penne pasta in cream sauce were the most memorable. If my husband's family were willing to eat dairy I would have chosen the tequila lime chicken. To this day I wish I had been more selfish. Also, DJ's can provide everything from food to plates to tables and linens for a fraction of the cost of just food elsewhere. For food but nothing else, I was quoted a 33% higher rate than what DJ's charged for everything. They set everything up and cleaned it all up. At the wedding people couldn't stop raving about the tri-tip and chicken, sadly I had to go with the bruschetta chicken instead of the tequila lime, but it was still tasty. At work on Tuesday people were still talking about the food. In particular, the penne pasta was a crowd favorite. I can not recommend DJ's more highly. They literally made my reception!
DJ's catering is amazing. From the beginning they were more helpful and responsive than any other company I had contacted. Read more...
DJ's catering is amazing. From the beginning they were more helpful and responsive than any other company I had contacted. We set up an appointment to taste their food and it was unbelievably good. Their Italian dressing was by far the best I had ever tasted. They had an assortment of fresh baked rolls to taste which were all warm and delicious. However, the tequila lime chicken and the penne pasta in cream sauce were the most memorable. If my husband's family were willing to eat dairy I would have chosen the tequila lime chicken. To this day I wish I had been more selfish. Also, DJ's can provide everything from food to plates to tables and linens for a fraction of the cost of just food elsewhere. For food but nothing else, I was quoted a 33% higher rate than what DJ's charged for everything. They set everything up and cleaned it all up. At the wedding people couldn't stop raving about the tri-tip and chicken, sadly I had to go with the bruschetta chicken instead of the tequila lime, but it was still tasty. At work on Tuesday people were still talking about the food. In particular, the penne pasta was a crowd favorite. I can not recommend DJ's more highly. They literally made my reception! Read less
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DJ's California Catering responded with the following comments:

Thank you Kelly for your kind review - we always appreciate the feedback. We are happy to hear that you and your guests enjoyed the cuisine. It was a pleasure to work with you and your husband! All the Best!
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Karla
Wedding:
3/19/2016
5.0/5.0
Doug and his team were phenomenal! I loved how everything was a one stop shop- from our meals, to glassware, plates, and linens. The quality of everything was great- especially our food. Our buffet consisted of the grilled prime angus tri tip and traditional stuffed chicken. They were also very flexible with providing a vegan option for several of our guests. The staff that was at our wedding was very professional. Our guests would not stop raving about how delicious the food and hors d'oeuvres were. I highly recommend DJ's for any event.
Doug and his team were phenomenal! I loved how everything was a one stop shop- from our meals, to glassware, plates, and Read more...
Doug and his team were phenomenal! I loved how everything was a one stop shop- from our meals, to glassware, plates, and linens. The quality of everything was great- especially our food. Our buffet consisted of the grilled prime angus tri tip and traditional stuffed chicken. They were also very flexible with providing a vegan option for several of our guests. The staff that was at our wedding was very professional. Our guests would not stop raving about how delicious the food and hors d'oeuvres were. I highly recommend DJ's for any event. Read less
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DJ's California Catering responded with the following comments:

Thank you so much Karla for your kind review - we always appreciate the feedback! We are very happy to hear that your guests enjoyed the food. It was our pleasure to cater and help make your day special! All the Best!
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Julianna
Wedding:
3/5/2016
5.0/5.0
From day one, Doug and his team were an amazing part of our wedding. What initially drew us to them were their very reasonable prices and after sampling their food, we realized that there was no lack in quality or service. When trying to configure table arrangement and potential add-ons, Doug was extremely transparent and never came off as pushy or trying to up sell. When the week of the wedding came and we found out that rain was inevitable, DJ's made themselves readily available via phone and email and were overall extremely flexible in suiting our new needs. The day of the wedding was spectacular - the staff was professional and kind and the food was better than we remembered in our tasting. We received numerous compliments on the food weeks after the wedding as well. My wife and I can't think of one thing we would have changed with our catering. Thank you so much to the team at DJ's for making our special day unforgettable.
From day one, Doug and his team were an amazing part of our wedding. What initially drew us to them were their very Read more...
From day one, Doug and his team were an amazing part of our wedding. What initially drew us to them were their very reasonable prices and after sampling their food, we realized that there was no lack in quality or service. When trying to configure table arrangement and potential add-ons, Doug was extremely transparent and never came off as pushy or trying to up sell. When the week of the wedding came and we found out that rain was inevitable, DJ's made themselves readily available via phone and email and were overall extremely flexible in suiting our new needs. The day of the wedding was spectacular - the staff was professional and kind and the food was better than we remembered in our tasting. We received numerous compliments on the food weeks after the wedding as well. My wife and I can't think of one thing we would have changed with our catering. Thank you so much to the team at DJ's for making our special day unforgettable. Read less
Services Used: Catering, Rentals & Photobooths
DJ's California Catering responded with the following comments:

Thank you Julianna for your kind review - we always appreciate the feedback! It was our pleasure to cater and make sure your wedding day was special, despite the rain. Very happy to hear that you and your guests enjoyed the cuisine! All the Best to the both of you!
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Melissa
Wedding:
2/20/2016
5.0/5.0
Doug and his team were phenomenal! Their captain, Jessica, was the best! That whole crew truly made our family and friends feel at home. They were extremely professional and had such great attitudes! The food was AMAZING. Our friends and family still talk about how great the food was! We love DJ's!!!
Doug and his team were phenomenal! Their captain, Jessica, was the best! That whole crew truly made our family and friends Read more...
Doug and his team were phenomenal! Their captain, Jessica, was the best! That whole crew truly made our family and friends feel at home. They were extremely professional and had such great attitudes! The food was AMAZING. Our friends and family still talk about how great the food was! We love DJ's!!! Read less
Services Used: Catering
DJ's California Catering responded with the following comments:

Thank you Melissa for your kind review - we truly appreciate your feedback. Very happy to see that you and your guests enjoyed the cuisine as well as our friendly staff. It was our pleasure to cater and help make your day special! All the Best!
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
We chose DJ's for our wedding catering and we couldn't have chosen a better company to work with. They were wonderful at helping us plan for the day, giving us so many options to choose from and were so flexible with the menu (even customizing a few hors d'oeuvres based on our favorite snacks). They were very quick to respond to emails or calls, thorough in every communication with us and were a pleasure to speak with each time.

Everything went incredibly smoothly on the day and all of our guests have taken the time to tell us how much they loved all of the food. Their prices were very competitive and it was so helpful that they were able to provide many of the rentals we needed for the venue as well. So happy we chose them!
We chose DJ's for our wedding catering and we couldn't have chosen a better company to work with. They were wonderful at Read more...
We chose DJ's for our wedding catering and we couldn't have chosen a better company to work with. They were wonderful at helping us plan for the day, giving us so many options to choose from and were so flexible with the menu (even customizing a few hors d'oeuvres based on our favorite snacks). They were very quick to respond to emails or calls, thorough in every communication with us and were a pleasure to speak with each time.

Everything went incredibly smoothly on the day and all of our guests have taken the time to tell us how much they loved all of the food. Their prices were very competitive and it was so helpful that they were able to provide many of the rentals we needed for the venue as well. So happy we chose them! Read less
Services Used: Catering, Rentals & Photobooths
DJ's California Catering responded with the following comments:

Thank you for your kind review - we always appreciate the feedback. We are very happy to hear that you and your guests enjoyed the cuisine and that we have been able to help make sure your day ran smoothly and was special to you and your spouse! All the Best!
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Julia
Wedding:
10/24/2015
5.0/5.0
I don't even know where to being with how happy we were with Dj's. From the beginning Doug was the most responsive, helpful and positive person we worked with. He constantly worked with us to update our proposal, find ways to save money and gave us such great suggestions.

Our wedding was at Apple Creek Ranch up in Buellton and he had a team of people who regularly work there and were so professional and kind. The food was unbelievable! We did a Mexican Buffet and everyone raved about the food. The bartenders were so much fun and so friendly--adding a nice energy to the party.

We love Dj's and recommend you work with them for any event. I know we will again.
I don't even know where to being with how happy we were with Dj's. From the beginning Doug was the most responsive, Read more...
I don't even know where to being with how happy we were with Dj's. From the beginning Doug was the most responsive, helpful and positive person we worked with. He constantly worked with us to update our proposal, find ways to save money and gave us such great suggestions.

Our wedding was at Apple Creek Ranch up in Buellton and he had a team of people who regularly work there and were so professional and kind. The food was unbelievable! We did a Mexican Buffet and everyone raved about the food. The bartenders were so much fun and so friendly--adding a nice energy to the party.

We love Dj's and recommend you work with them for any event. I know we will again. Read less
Services Used: Catering, Rentals & Photobooths

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