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Glorious Affairs Fine Boutique Catering & Event Design

Middletown , RI
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926 Aquidneck Avenue
Middletown, RI 02842 US (map)

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401-842-0404

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ABOUT US

Since 1989, Glorious Affairs has been the leading Boutique caterer in Newport County...

Specializing in custom wedding & event design, truly creative and elegant cuisine, and... Read more
Since 1989, Glorious Affairs has been the leading Boutique caterer in Newport County...

Specializing in custom wedding & event design, truly creative and elegant cuisine, and backed by an amazingly talented, dedicated and loyal staff, Barbara Behan-Howlett's 15 plus years in this industry play a vital role in the creation and fruition of absolutely flawless events....Glorious Affairs expertise with menu customization, design, amenities, and event planning, coupled with our ability to create an absolutely magical ambiance, promises to enhance and perfect all components of one of the most personal days of your life...your wedding.

Well versed with wedding venues on Aquidneck Island and its surrounding towns, our professional and gracious staff have earned Glorious Affairs mention on several preferred caterer lists, and come highly recommended from venues such as The Glen Manor House, Blithewold, Linden Place, The Rotunda at First Beach, Gooseberry Beach, Villa One Twenty and Sweet Berry Farm, to name a few.

For those of you searching for a company who will exceed what is expected of them, who can successfully go outside of the box in terms of artistic creativity and design, or perhaps lean towards more conservative, elegant and traditional ideas; If it is important to you to select a company who sincerely appreciates the privilege of allowing themselves to be available to you at all times, and to have a staff of experienced and grounded professionals working for you who are truly thankful and humbled to be part of this most personal and amazing day, Glorious Affairs is the caterer of choice.



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INFO FOR CATERING

What catering services do you provide?
Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Family Style, French Service, Hors d'oeuvres - Displayed, Hors d'oeuvres - Passed, Plated, Stations
What bar services do you provide?
Cash Bar, Limited Bar, Open Bar
What alcohol services do you provide?
Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Wine, Premium Liquor, Rail Liquor, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine
What types of cuisine do you cater?
African, American (New), American (Traditional), Asian, British, Cajun, Caribbean, Chinese, Creole, Ethiopian, French, German, Indian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin American, Mediterranean, Mexican, Middle Eastern, Pan-Asian, Polynesian, Russian, Southern, Southwestern, Spanish, Thai, Vietnamese
Do you accommodate dietary needs?
Gluten Free, Kosher, Lactose Free, No Pork, Organic, Vegan, Vegetarian
What is your maximum catering capacity?
500

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Brittany
Wedding:
11/10/2014
5.0/5.0
Glorious Affairs catered our wedding this past November and everything was absolutely perfect. I couldn't have been any happier. Barbara made my husband and I feel so comfortable and listened to our ideas. She was so approachable and easily reachable when ever I had a question. She was so knowledgeable and made the entire process easier on us. The food was delicious and our guests are still complementing the food to this day. Barbara and her team made me feel stress free when it came to the food and the details surrounding how things were run. I was able to enjoy being the bride and concentrate on the important things on my wedding day instead of the miscellaneous details. Glorious Affairs executed every detail perfectly and everyone was impressed. I would recommend then for any event because it was an amazing experience and I have absolutely no complaints.
Glorious Affairs catered our wedding this past November and everything was absolutely perfect. I couldn't have been any Read more...
Glorious Affairs catered our wedding this past November and everything was absolutely perfect. I couldn't have been any happier. Barbara made my husband and I feel so comfortable and listened to our ideas. She was so approachable and easily reachable when ever I had a question. She was so knowledgeable and made the entire process easier on us. The food was delicious and our guests are still complementing the food to this day. Barbara and her team made me feel stress free when it came to the food and the details surrounding how things were run. I was able to enjoy being the bride and concentrate on the important things on my wedding day instead of the miscellaneous details. Glorious Affairs executed every detail perfectly and everyone was impressed. I would recommend then for any event because it was an amazing experience and I have absolutely no complaints. Read less
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Siobhan
Wedding:
10/3/2014
5.0/5.0
The staff at Glorious Affairs was wonderful to work with and did an excellent job with our wedding. Not only did they excel at their ability to make every meal taste as though it had been just ordered off a menu at a fine restaurant but they also helped us out as a wedding planner. We planned our entire wedding from out of state and met with the staff at Glorious the spring before our wedding to decide on the food, linen and small details that we wanted for our day. One of the aspects that was important to us was having our fur child, Hinckley, included in the ceremony but we needed to find a way to get him back to our rented cottage after the ceremony. The staff at Glorious stepped right in and told us not to worry about it. They figured it all out for us. We are still having guests from our wedding remark on how wonderful the food was and how the event felt very well thought out and was done to perfection. I was glad to have Glorious there for me because the staff at our actual venue was a bit difficult to deal with at times. Glorious managed everything for us and helped us not to worry about the little things and enjoy our night. It was a night to remember for sure.
The staff at Glorious Affairs was wonderful to work with and did an excellent job with our wedding. Not only did they Read more...
The staff at Glorious Affairs was wonderful to work with and did an excellent job with our wedding. Not only did they excel at their ability to make every meal taste as though it had been just ordered off a menu at a fine restaurant but they also helped us out as a wedding planner. We planned our entire wedding from out of state and met with the staff at Glorious the spring before our wedding to decide on the food, linen and small details that we wanted for our day. One of the aspects that was important to us was having our fur child, Hinckley, included in the ceremony but we needed to find a way to get him back to our rented cottage after the ceremony. The staff at Glorious stepped right in and told us not to worry about it. They figured it all out for us. We are still having guests from our wedding remark on how wonderful the food was and how the event felt very well thought out and was done to perfection. I was glad to have Glorious there for me because the staff at our actual venue was a bit difficult to deal with at times. Glorious managed everything for us and helped us not to worry about the little things and enjoy our night. It was a night to remember for sure. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Planning a wedding across the country (I live in Arizona) wasn't the easiest, but Barbara and her team made the experience simple and fun. I was completely blown away by the end results, and for weeks afterword, our guests continued to tell us how amazing the wedding was! The professionalism went far beyond Barbara and extended to all of her team members, it made my "best day ever" also the easiest day ever... we didn't have to worry about a thing. I would highly recommend Glorious Affairs.
Planning a wedding across the country (I live in Arizona) wasn't the easiest, but Barbara and her team made the experience Read more...
Planning a wedding across the country (I live in Arizona) wasn't the easiest, but Barbara and her team made the experience simple and fun. I was completely blown away by the end results, and for weeks afterword, our guests continued to tell us how amazing the wedding was! The professionalism went far beyond Barbara and extended to all of her team members, it made my "best day ever" also the easiest day ever... we didn't have to worry about a thing. I would highly recommend Glorious Affairs. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
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Fully met our expectations and was delightful association. The reception was an event to remember.
Fully met our expectations and was delightful association. The reception was an event to remember.
Fully met our expectations and was delightful association. The reception was an event to remember. Read less
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Kate
Wedding:
6/28/2014
5.0/5.0
Barbara and her team were so fun and easy to work with from beginning to end. The day of the event we were treated like King and Queen which neither of us were use to. The event wouldn't have been a success without their expertise and high quality service.
Barbara and her team were so fun and easy to work with from beginning to end. The day of the event we were treated like Read more...
Barbara and her team were so fun and easy to work with from beginning to end. The day of the event we were treated like King and Queen which neither of us were use to. The event wouldn't have been a success without their expertise and high quality service. Read less
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Monika
Wedding:
6/21/2014
5.0/5.0
Barbara and Rosemary at Glorious Affairs (GA) took excellent care of our family from the very beginning. As an Indian-American wedding we needed lots of personal touches and GA made every single one happen. They worked with us to do a completely unique menu that took them out of their comfort zone. It's not every day you get a chef who is willing to take a family recipe and replicate it for your wedding! Leading up to the wedding I (the bride) didn't have to worry about a thing and they consistently asked about things we would not have ever thought about. When we came down the aisle Rosemary was waiting for us with a cocktail, which showed us their personal touch. Our guests complimented the food and the way everything was executed from the bar service to the reception hall. GA worked well with all our other vendors (DJ, site coordinator, etc.) and they were clearly well respected. GA did it all!
Barbara and Rosemary at Glorious Affairs (GA) took excellent care of our family from the very beginning. As an Read more...
Barbara and Rosemary at Glorious Affairs (GA) took excellent care of our family from the very beginning. As an Indian-American wedding we needed lots of personal touches and GA made every single one happen. They worked with us to do a completely unique menu that took them out of their comfort zone. It's not every day you get a chef who is willing to take a family recipe and replicate it for your wedding! Leading up to the wedding I (the bride) didn't have to worry about a thing and they consistently asked about things we would not have ever thought about. When we came down the aisle Rosemary was waiting for us with a cocktail, which showed us their personal touch. Our guests complimented the food and the way everything was executed from the bar service to the reception hall. GA worked well with all our other vendors (DJ, site coordinator, etc.) and they were clearly well respected. GA did it all! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Glorious Affairs catered our Blithewold wedding and they were amazing. Not only was the food delicious, but working with Barbara was an absolute pleasure. We booked Glorious Affairs about a year and half before our wedding and loved working with Barbara throughout the entire time, we are going to miss not working with her anymore! She always made me feel like I was her only bride, she was always so responsive to my many questions and patient with our many revisions. Barbara helped us craft a creative menu and Glorious Affairs executed it perfectly on our wedding day. Our guests were all so impressed with the delicious food. Barbara and her staff were awesome on the day of - service was great and everyone was so attentive to our guests. Glorious Affairs assigns one person to the bride and groom on the wedding day, and Gaile was wonderful to us. She made sure that we had appetizers during formal photos, that we sat down and ate dinner, and was just so attentive to anything we needed. We had the most perfect wedding day and Glorious Affairs was a HUGE part of making it so perfect. I cannot recommend Glorious Affairs enough!
Glorious Affairs catered our Blithewold wedding and they were amazing. Not only was the food delicious, but working with Read more...
Glorious Affairs catered our Blithewold wedding and they were amazing. Not only was the food delicious, but working with Barbara was an absolute pleasure. We booked Glorious Affairs about a year and half before our wedding and loved working with Barbara throughout the entire time, we are going to miss not working with her anymore! She always made me feel like I was her only bride, she was always so responsive to my many questions and patient with our many revisions. Barbara helped us craft a creative menu and Glorious Affairs executed it perfectly on our wedding day. Our guests were all so impressed with the delicious food. Barbara and her staff were awesome on the day of - service was great and everyone was so attentive to our guests. Glorious Affairs assigns one person to the bride and groom on the wedding day, and Gaile was wonderful to us. She made sure that we had appetizers during formal photos, that we sat down and ate dinner, and was just so attentive to anything we needed. We had the most perfect wedding day and Glorious Affairs was a HUGE part of making it so perfect. I cannot recommend Glorious Affairs enough! Read less
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Adrienne
Wedding:
5/23/2014
5.0/5.0
Barbara and her team at Glorious Affairs were amazing! My husband and I got married at the Glen Manor House in Portsmouth, RI on Memorial Day Weekend. We live in Massachusetts so communicated a lot via email with Barbara. She was so flexible in scheduling time to see us on weekends that she had available. The food and service was unbelievable. Everything tasted amazing and looked fabulous! We had so many compliments on the food at our wedding. Barbara and her team were incredibility welcoming from the beginning and helped us create a menu that worked for our needs, tastes, and wedding day. A lot of our other vendors came from Barbara's recommendations and they were wonderful too. I can't recommend Glorious Affairs enough. If I ever needed catering done again in the area I would not even look at another vendor.
Barbara and her team at Glorious Affairs were amazing! My husband and I got married at the Glen Manor House in Portsmouth, Read more...
Barbara and her team at Glorious Affairs were amazing! My husband and I got married at the Glen Manor House in Portsmouth, RI on Memorial Day Weekend. We live in Massachusetts so communicated a lot via email with Barbara. She was so flexible in scheduling time to see us on weekends that she had available. The food and service was unbelievable. Everything tasted amazing and looked fabulous! We had so many compliments on the food at our wedding. Barbara and her team were incredibility welcoming from the beginning and helped us create a menu that worked for our needs, tastes, and wedding day. A lot of our other vendors came from Barbara's recommendations and they were wonderful too. I can't recommend Glorious Affairs enough. If I ever needed catering done again in the area I would not even look at another vendor. Read less
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Chris
Wedding:
5/3/2014
5.0/5.0
My wife and I could not have been more pleased with Glorious Affairs! Actually, our entire families can't stop talking about them either! We had them cater our wedding this year. Barbara and Gale very friendly and professional throughout the planning and event, and super helpful! They made sure that we (the bride and groom) actually had time to eat our h'orderves and meals, which may seem like a small detail but it was a much appreciated priority of theirs. Did I mention the food was amazing? We all thought it was the best food at any wedding--my wife and I are still thinking about our meals!

I highly recommend Glorious Affairs for any catering event, you won't be disappointed!
My wife and I could not have been more pleased with Glorious Affairs! Actually, our entire families can't stop talking Read more...
My wife and I could not have been more pleased with Glorious Affairs! Actually, our entire families can't stop talking about them either! We had them cater our wedding this year. Barbara and Gale very friendly and professional throughout the planning and event, and super helpful! They made sure that we (the bride and groom) actually had time to eat our h'orderves and meals, which may seem like a small detail but it was a much appreciated priority of theirs. Did I mention the food was amazing? We all thought it was the best food at any wedding--my wife and I are still thinking about our meals!

I highly recommend Glorious Affairs for any catering event, you won't be disappointed! Read less
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carly
Wedding:
10/19/2013
5.0/5.0
My husband and I were recently married in October of 2013 in RI. We used Glorious Affairs as our caterer for our wedding at the Roger Williams Casino and LOVED THEM!!! Barbara Howlett and her staff were completely AMAZING. For my husband and I, both coming from Italian backgrounds the food was our main priority for our wedding - we wanted our guests to be blown away by the food and I can honestly say, that was a success. Barbara understood our ideas and was very helpful in suggesting food choices, pairings and drinks which would please guests. Our tasting was amazing, we were able to try every option we were considering for our wedding. I had asked about chicken cordon bleu (my favorite dish) which wasn't on their menu of suggested entree options due to the season and was surprised to have a plate made for me to try at our tasting - AMAZING!!! The risotto was out of this world. Barbara took care of every little detail which i had wanted a part of my wedding and when I walked into my reception ballroom I was blown away that everything was exactly as I had dreamed it would be. Her staff was so attentive to my guests the entire night. Guests were coming up to my husband and I throughout the night saying how good the food was. One guest was a retired DJ who had been to thousands of weddings who told us his meal was in the top 5 wedding meals he has ever had. The open bar was a hit, fully stocked and our signature apple cider margarita was awesome. I can honestly not say enough about how pleased, happy and grateful I (and my husband) are that we chose Glorious Affairs as our caterer - ABSOLUTELY choose them for your wedding caterer!!! :)
My husband and I were recently married in October of 2013 in RI. We used Glorious Affairs as our caterer for our wedding Read more...
My husband and I were recently married in October of 2013 in RI. We used Glorious Affairs as our caterer for our wedding at the Roger Williams Casino and LOVED THEM!!! Barbara Howlett and her staff were completely AMAZING. For my husband and I, both coming from Italian backgrounds the food was our main priority for our wedding - we wanted our guests to be blown away by the food and I can honestly say, that was a success. Barbara understood our ideas and was very helpful in suggesting food choices, pairings and drinks which would please guests. Our tasting was amazing, we were able to try every option we were considering for our wedding. I had asked about chicken cordon bleu (my favorite dish) which wasn't on their menu of suggested entree options due to the season and was surprised to have a plate made for me to try at our tasting - AMAZING!!! The risotto was out of this world. Barbara took care of every little detail which i had wanted a part of my wedding and when I walked into my reception ballroom I was blown away that everything was exactly as I had dreamed it would be. Her staff was so attentive to my guests the entire night. Guests were coming up to my husband and I throughout the night saying how good the food was. One guest was a retired DJ who had been to thousands of weddings who told us his meal was in the top 5 wedding meals he has ever had. The open bar was a hit, fully stocked and our signature apple cider margarita was awesome. I can honestly not say enough about how pleased, happy and grateful I (and my husband) are that we chose Glorious Affairs as our caterer - ABSOLUTELY choose them for your wedding caterer!!! :) Read less
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