Elegant Affair Catering Inc.

Orange , CA


800 N Main St
Orange, CA US 92868




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Pete Ortega, and his wife Julie, own and operate Elegant Affair Catering. Elegant Affair Catering is passionate about food and entertaining which translates to planning creative menus... Read more
Pete Ortega, and his wife Julie, own and operate Elegant Affair Catering. Elegant Affair Catering is passionate about food and entertaining which translates to planning creative menus for personal and business type of social events. We have over 20 years of experience in this business, and as a certified food service caterer, we have the ability to travel and operate just about anywhere in Southern California.

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What catering services do you provide?
Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Hors d'oeuvres - Displayed, Hors d'oeuvres - Passed, Plated, Stations
What bar services do you provide?
Cash Bar, Limited Bar, Open Bar
What types of cuisine do you cater?
American (New), American (Traditional), Asian, Chinese, Creole, French, Italian, Japanese, Latin American, Mediterranean, Mexican, Southern, Southwestern, Spanish
Do you accommodate dietary needs?
Gluten Free, No Pork, Vegetarian
Do you offer a tasting for potential clients?
Yes, we offer tastings!
Are you also able to provide the wedding cake?
No, we are unable to provide a cake. However, we will cut and tray pass the cake if you have cake at your event.
If a bride decides to bring her own wedding cake, do you have a cake cutting fee? If yes, how much is the fee?
Yes, our cake cutting fees are included in the packages we advertise.
Do you provide rentals for items such as linens and flatware?
Yes. We provide rentals for linens, chairs, flatware, tableware, center pieces, tents/canopies and bar stands. There are many many items for rent! Just ask and we are more than happy to help!
Are you able to provide your own wait staff?
What is your maximum catering capacity?


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julie was amazing to work with, all the food come out amazing. we had 150 people at our wedding at the french estate and we had no food left - everyone loved it so much they all went back! my new in-laws and family went back 4 times! really great package with the french estate when you get married there. they include water, ice tea or punch, coffee, cake cutting and serving, etc. couldn't believe how easy it all was! thank you for everything! i didn't get to try the passed appetizers but i heard they were yummy! :)
Services Used: Catering
The stuffed mushroom were to die for and the chicken Marsala was great
Services Used: Catering
Amanda was extremely helpful in putting all of the food details together for the wedding. We enjoyed our menu tasting and everyone complimented on how delicious the appetizers were.
Services Used: Catering
Elegant Affairs had the best food, all our guests loved it. What's crazy is that it was by far the most inexpensive caterer. Pete (owner and chef) and Julie (wife and co-worker) are professional and courteous.

Their workers however, are not. I received a lot of complaints from my bartenders. Their responsiveness got very slow because they were busy at another event. Unfortunately, that was the week of my wedding and slowed things up in preparation for my wedding. Basically, because of miscommunication between the secretary and I, my reception schedule was thrown off by an entire hour.

At the end of the day, my guests had a wonderful time, and only my bridal party, my husband, and I knew what happened.
Services Used: Catering
Elegant Affair was offered to me as a package by Sarah, the owner of The French Estate. I really did not want to deal with all the unnecessary stress that comes with planning a wedding and Julie, the wife of the chef is just the person to take over and stress for you. She was an upbeat woman, very professional, quick and to the point. They know what they are doing and you can just sit back and trust them to take care of everything food related. They offer free food tasting where you go to their office and they have a nice table set up and they would just keep bringing you food, different types of food, to see which ones you like. My husband had a blast at that tasting, he gobbled everything up. It was a hard decision to make when we were sitting there trying to decided which type of chicken dish to go with because honestly, their food was delicious! They also offer free table linens with the package in the colors white, ivory and black. You can add extras and Julie is very clear and to the point about the costs and how it would look. With our package, we ended up with two types of salads, three side dishes, a chicken dish and chef carved roast beef. They also come with free punch and coffee. We also added hors d'ouevres to our order and they were absolutely delicious! Most catering companies are very picky about not wanting you to bring outside food because they want to make the income by having you order all the food from them, not so with Elegant Affair. They are very flexible and they let my mother in law make an extra appetizer section of fruits and some delicious romanian pastries. Their staff also sets the table and cleans up so when I mean you don't stress out with them you really don't! You are taken care of from the minute you step into their free food tasting to the last bite you take at your wedding!
Services Used: Catering
Elegant Affair Catering was included in the package at the French Estate so we went ahead and booked with them. I was worried at first because we picked an entree that we never got to try at the food tasting, but it ended up being a big hit. We had the roast beef carving station, chicken cordon bleu, caesar salad, and a few other sides. Our guests loved the food! We were also able to drop off our beverages the day before the wedding and they chilled it for us and delivered it to the venue the day of the wedding. It definitely took that stress off of us! Make sure you communicate well with them and its best to deal with Julie. She helped us with the final details and made sure everyone was on the same page with everything.
Services Used: Catering
Excellent food and for a reasonable price! The package I got even included a cake that I designed. Usually the food at weddings are nothing to rave about at my wedding everyone mentioned how they really enjoyed the food! I definitely recommend Elegant Affairs to cater your event.
Services Used: Catering
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