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Grandale Catering

Purcellville , VA
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LOCATION

14001 Harpers Ferry Road
Purcellville, VA 20132 US (map)

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540-668-6000

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ABOUT US

Grandale Catering is part of the "Grandale Restaurant at 868" family. We not only offer a beautiful wedding and rehearsal dinner venue at 868 Estate Vineyards in the heart of DC's Wine... Read more
Grandale Catering is part of the "Grandale Restaurant at 868" family. We not only offer a beautiful wedding and rehearsal dinner venue at 868 Estate Vineyards in the heart of DC's Wine Country, but also, we cater to venues throughout Loudoun County and beyond.

Well-known as a gourmet farm-to-fork restaurant, Grandale brings the same pride in serving beautiful and delicious food off-site as well. Whether your wedding is an intimate event at a local B&B or a grand affair at one of the area's larger venues, Grandale Catering will handle every detail for you, from rentals to set up and serving to clean up - with fabulous food in between.

Our personal tastings are conducted at our restaurant and are convenient to your schedule. In addition to our full catering menu, we also offer delicious vegetarian and vegan choices. We look forward to working with you on your event!

Wedding Offerings

-Catering On and Off Site Services-

-Rehearsal Dinners

-Custom Menus-

-Menu Printing and Table design-

-Service and Bar Staff-

-All Event Rental Needs

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Catering , Rehearsal Dinner

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INFO FOR CATERING

What catering services do you provide?
Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Family Style, French Service, Hors d'oeuvres, Plated, Stations
What types of cuisine do you cater?
American, French, Italian, Mediterranean, Spanish
What dietary needs can you accommodate?
Gluten Free, Kosher, Lactose Free, No Pork, Organic, Vegan, Vegetarian
What bar services do you provide?
Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Premium Liquor, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine

INFO FOR REHEARSAL DINNER

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
20
Describe your venue:
Farm, Historic, Winery
Describe the style of your venue:
Classic
What kind of settings are available?
Covered Outdoor, Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor
What event services do you offer?
Catering/Bar, Clean Up, Event Rental, Set Up
What bar services do you provide?
Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Wine, Open Bar, Signature Cocktail(s), Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine
What types of spaces are available for a rehearsal dinner?
Exclusive Venue Use, Private Section
What kind of menus do you offer for rehearsal dinners?
Custom, Private Events
What transportation and access is available?
Parking, Wheelchair Access

REVIEWS

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Katherine
Wedding:
12/31/2015
5.0/5.0
I got married on New Years Eve and Grandale was my caterer. I would highly recommend them! They are so professional but most importantly they are in charge of your food for your wedding! The food is absolutely top notch amazing! We had so many compliments on how delicious it all was. They really made the whole night go smoothly. They are so organized and provided the best service on my wedding.
I got married on New Years Eve and Grandale was my caterer. I would highly recommend them! They are so professional but Read more...
I got married on New Years Eve and Grandale was my caterer. I would highly recommend them! They are so professional but most importantly they are in charge of your food for your wedding! The food is absolutely top notch amazing! We had so many compliments on how delicious it all was. They really made the whole night go smoothly. They are so organized and provided the best service on my wedding. Read less
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Alison
Wedding:
10/24/2015
5.0/5.0
Couldn't have been happier with them. Delicious, local food. Everyone commented on how wonderful the food was!
Couldn't have been happier with them. Delicious, local food. Everyone commented on how wonderful the food was!
Couldn't have been happier with them. Delicious, local food. Everyone commented on how wonderful the food was! Read less
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Megan
Wedding:
10/3/2015
5.0/5.0
We simply cannot say enough good things about Grandale. They catered our October 3 wedding at Breaux Vineyards, and did an absolutely spectacular job! We received SO many compliments from our guests on how fantastic the food and the service were. One guest remarked how amazing the food was compared to "typical wedding food"- generous portions (we had a plated meal), exquisite food, everything cooked to perfection... not your usual dried-out meat or tiny portions. Chef Author and Misty are a delight to work with, very responsive, and are so professional and experienced they will totally make you feel at ease, important for an event when most people's anxiety is high! Working with them made the wedding planning process FUN, and not a chore at all - starting with the first private tasting at their lovely, cozy restaurant, to the menu selection meeting, to the final tasting (several ready-made romantic dates for you and your fiance!), and of course, the wedding- everything was perfect. HIGHLY recommend, if you want top notch catering at your event!
We simply cannot say enough good things about Grandale. They catered our October 3 wedding at Breaux Vineyards, and did an Read more...
We simply cannot say enough good things about Grandale. They catered our October 3 wedding at Breaux Vineyards, and did an absolutely spectacular job! We received SO many compliments from our guests on how fantastic the food and the service were. One guest remarked how amazing the food was compared to "typical wedding food"- generous portions (we had a plated meal), exquisite food, everything cooked to perfection... not your usual dried-out meat or tiny portions. Chef Author and Misty are a delight to work with, very responsive, and are so professional and experienced they will totally make you feel at ease, important for an event when most people's anxiety is high! Working with them made the wedding planning process FUN, and not a chore at all - starting with the first private tasting at their lovely, cozy restaurant, to the menu selection meeting, to the final tasting (several ready-made romantic dates for you and your fiance!), and of course, the wedding- everything was perfect. HIGHLY recommend, if you want top notch catering at your event! Read less
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Elena
Wedding:
9/26/2015
5.0/5.0
Grandale is amazing. We got married at the Barns at Hamilton Station in the fall and Misty and AJ helped us create a delicious fall themed menu. You get so much food during your tastings - it was amazing. All seasonal, all fresh. Their staff day of was top notch and so polite. There are about a million reasons I wish I could use Grandale again. The people are truly wonderful.
Grandale is amazing. We got married at the Barns at Hamilton Station in the fall and Misty and AJ helped us create a Read more...
Grandale is amazing. We got married at the Barns at Hamilton Station in the fall and Misty and AJ helped us create a delicious fall themed menu. You get so much food during your tastings - it was amazing. All seasonal, all fresh. Their staff day of was top notch and so polite. There are about a million reasons I wish I could use Grandale again. The people are truly wonderful. Read less
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Kristen
Wedding:
9/25/2015
5.0/5.0
My husband and I couldnt have asked for a better catering experience. The food was prepared with great care and a fine attention to detail. To say it simply, the food was exquisite. The staff was extremely responsive to our requests throughout the entire planning process and on the day of. We highly recommend Grandale!
My husband and I couldnt have asked for a better catering experience. The food was prepared with great care and a fine Read more...
My husband and I couldnt have asked for a better catering experience. The food was prepared with great care and a fine attention to detail. To say it simply, the food was exquisite. The staff was extremely responsive to our requests throughout the entire planning process and on the day of. We highly recommend Grandale! Read less
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Marshell
Wedding:
6/2/2015
5.0/5.0
We went with Grandale Catering after receiving a recommendation from our wedding coordinator at Stone Tower Winery. Everything about working with Grandale was amazing! The food is delicious, and Chef Author and Misty were such a pleasure to work with. All of the tastings were yummy, and Grandale was very flexible to work with especially given the fact that my husband and I were 7 hours apart during our wedding planning process. Everyone on the Grandale team is extremely professional and I appreciated how responsive they were during the planning process.
We got a lot of compliments on our food selections! We LOVED our appetizers and how the Grandale staff made sure the bride and groom got to enjoy the cocktail hour even though we were taking pictures. The crabcakes, mac&cheese bacon cups and the guacamole bruschetta were PERFECTLY DELICIOUS! Flank steak and chicken cordon bleu for dinner were delicious as well!! My husband and I plan on returning to Grandale Farms restaurant on our one year anniversary. We love Grandale!!
We went with Grandale Catering after receiving a recommendation from our wedding coordinator at Stone Tower Winery. Read more...
We went with Grandale Catering after receiving a recommendation from our wedding coordinator at Stone Tower Winery. Everything about working with Grandale was amazing! The food is delicious, and Chef Author and Misty were such a pleasure to work with. All of the tastings were yummy, and Grandale was very flexible to work with especially given the fact that my husband and I were 7 hours apart during our wedding planning process. Everyone on the Grandale team is extremely professional and I appreciated how responsive they were during the planning process.
We got a lot of compliments on our food selections! We LOVED our appetizers and how the Grandale staff made sure the bride and groom got to enjoy the cocktail hour even though we were taking pictures. The crabcakes, mac&cheese bacon cups and the guacamole bruschetta were PERFECTLY DELICIOUS! Flank steak and chicken cordon bleu for dinner were delicious as well!! My husband and I plan on returning to Grandale Farms restaurant on our one year anniversary. We love Grandale!! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
My husband and I were married at 868 Estate Vineyard in Purcellville, VA. The on-site restaurant, Grandale, is the reason we were drawn to this location. My husband and I could be considered food snobs; we cook at home often and cook great food using local ingredients whenever possible. If we go out to eat, we look for great restaurants serving exceptional cuisine. We sampled food from caterers and the food was mediocre, we did not want our guests eating typical wedding food. The moment we had our first bite at Grandale Restaurant, we looked at each other and knew this was the caterer & location for us. Chef Author Clark helped us create a menu specifically for us based on the season and locally available products. Events manager Misty kept me calm through the entire planning process. Misty and Mary did a wonderful job executing on the day of the wedding. The staff was courteous and wonderful to my guests the entire night. I would highly recommend Grandale restaurant to other brides searching for a fantastic caterer for their wedding.
My husband and I were married at 868 Estate Vineyard in Purcellville, VA. The on-site restaurant, Grandale, is the reason Read more...
My husband and I were married at 868 Estate Vineyard in Purcellville, VA. The on-site restaurant, Grandale, is the reason we were drawn to this location. My husband and I could be considered food snobs; we cook at home often and cook great food using local ingredients whenever possible. If we go out to eat, we look for great restaurants serving exceptional cuisine. We sampled food from caterers and the food was mediocre, we did not want our guests eating typical wedding food. The moment we had our first bite at Grandale Restaurant, we looked at each other and knew this was the caterer & location for us. Chef Author Clark helped us create a menu specifically for us based on the season and locally available products. Events manager Misty kept me calm through the entire planning process. Misty and Mary did a wonderful job executing on the day of the wedding. The staff was courteous and wonderful to my guests the entire night. I would highly recommend Grandale restaurant to other brides searching for a fantastic caterer for their wedding. Read less
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Allie
Wedding:
7/19/2014
5.0/5.0
Hands down, you should use Grandale Catering for your event!! If you're not sure, just schedule an appointment with Chef Author and go have lunch, you'll be ready to book by the time you leave.

My husband and I selected Chef Author and Grandale Catering to cater our vineyard wedding for about 110 people since they were the hands down recommendation from our vineyard. We visited the Grandale restaurant for lunch and after trying the food, we agreed it was great, and would be perfect for our wedding.

Throughout planning you meet and correspond directly with Chef Author. He has you try a variety of food at your tasting, and then customizes the menu based on your likes and dislikes. He has menus of some items, but in our experience these were really just starting points.

We also got all of our rentals sourced through Grandale Catering which was great since it gave us 1 point of contact, and Grandale Catering handled all of the coordination with the rental company.

On the day of the staff from Grandale set up the reception and served passed appetizers, and a plated dinner as well as cake and gelato for dessert. The Grandale staff was friendly, efficient, and very pleasant to have serve the wedding.

The quality of food was great, everything was obviously fresh and often local if possible. We received a lot of compliments from guests that they loved the food, especially the mac & cheese spoons and steak. You definitely get a lot for your money, and it's a great value (both in quantity and quality).
Hands down, you should use Grandale Catering for your event!! If you're not sure, just schedule an appointment with Chef Read more...
Hands down, you should use Grandale Catering for your event!! If you're not sure, just schedule an appointment with Chef Author and go have lunch, you'll be ready to book by the time you leave.

My husband and I selected Chef Author and Grandale Catering to cater our vineyard wedding for about 110 people since they were the hands down recommendation from our vineyard. We visited the Grandale restaurant for lunch and after trying the food, we agreed it was great, and would be perfect for our wedding.

Throughout planning you meet and correspond directly with Chef Author. He has you try a variety of food at your tasting, and then customizes the menu based on your likes and dislikes. He has menus of some items, but in our experience these were really just starting points.

We also got all of our rentals sourced through Grandale Catering which was great since it gave us 1 point of contact, and Grandale Catering handled all of the coordination with the rental company.

On the day of the staff from Grandale set up the reception and served passed appetizers, and a plated dinner as well as cake and gelato for dessert. The Grandale staff was friendly, efficient, and very pleasant to have serve the wedding.

The quality of food was great, everything was obviously fresh and often local if possible. We received a lot of compliments from guests that they loved the food, especially the mac & cheese spoons and steak. You definitely get a lot for your money, and it's a great value (both in quantity and quality). Read less
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Paige
Wedding:
9/28/2013
5.0/5.0
We had a formal sit-down dinner in a tent on a private farm which meant we needed a caterer who could cook with a generator in the middle of a field. Grandale can do that with no problem and the food was excellent. Author, the owner, walked us through the entire process from our initial meeting, to our food tasting, to our wine tasting, and then the actual event. He modified the menu to our tastes at every stage. He even helped us make our signature drink! As a native Marylander I am very picky about crab cakes, but I really wanted some for the wedding. Grandale's crab cakes are fabulous and I would highly recommend them. Overall, we were really impressed with the quality of the food, the great service, and the excellent staff during our event.
We had a formal sit-down dinner in a tent on a private farm which meant we needed a caterer who could cook with a Read more...
We had a formal sit-down dinner in a tent on a private farm which meant we needed a caterer who could cook with a generator in the middle of a field. Grandale can do that with no problem and the food was excellent. Author, the owner, walked us through the entire process from our initial meeting, to our food tasting, to our wine tasting, and then the actual event. He modified the menu to our tastes at every stage. He even helped us make our signature drink! As a native Marylander I am very picky about crab cakes, but I really wanted some for the wedding. Grandale's crab cakes are fabulous and I would highly recommend them. Overall, we were really impressed with the quality of the food, the great service, and the excellent staff during our event. Read less
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Private User
Wedding:
7/27/2013
5.0/5.0
Grandale Catering was absolutely AMAZING and we couldn't have picked a better caterer for our wedding. We signed our contract for the venue with enough time to still use Grandale (instead of the solitary caterer the venue was switching to) and thank goodness we did!

The prices were far less expensive than they could have been for the quality of food and service that we received. The head chef, Author, was very responsive and met with us several times prior to the wedding- and he had done several weddings at our venue, so he had a lot of really good input as far as how to set stuff up. The food was phenomenal, and the wait staff was wonderful. We were able to add things to the rentals (tables, table cloths) far later than we would have been allowed to with many other caterers, and really appreciated Grandale's flexibility.

We brought family to the restaurant at Grandale prior to the wedding, so they could taste how good all of the food was, and everyone loved it!
Grandale Catering was absolutely AMAZING and we couldn't have picked a better caterer for our wedding. We signed our Read more...
Grandale Catering was absolutely AMAZING and we couldn't have picked a better caterer for our wedding. We signed our contract for the venue with enough time to still use Grandale (instead of the solitary caterer the venue was switching to) and thank goodness we did!

The prices were far less expensive than they could have been for the quality of food and service that we received. The head chef, Author, was very responsive and met with us several times prior to the wedding- and he had done several weddings at our venue, so he had a lot of really good input as far as how to set stuff up. The food was phenomenal, and the wait staff was wonderful. We were able to add things to the rentals (tables, table cloths) far later than we would have been allowed to with many other caterers, and really appreciated Grandale's flexibility.

We brought family to the restaurant at Grandale prior to the wedding, so they could taste how good all of the food was, and everyone loved it! Read less
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