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Pacific Harvest Catering

Atascadero , CA

LOCATION

9315 Pismo Avenue
Atascadero, CA US 93422 (map)

PHONE

805-464-0944

WEBSITE

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ABOUT US

Pacific Harvest Events is a premiere boutique catering company serving the California Central Coast from Paso Robles to Santa Barbara. Launched in San Luis Obispo by Chef Seth White in... Read more
Pacific Harvest Events is a premiere boutique catering company serving the California Central Coast from Paso Robles to Santa Barbara. Launched in San Luis Obispo by Chef Seth White in 2005, Pacific Harvest has built a reputation for using fresh local fare to create flavorful meals and memorable events. Their energetic staff caters parties for 20 to 400 guests that regularly include elegant wine country weddings, corporate retreats, appetizer parties, and rustic barbecues. 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?
Limited Bar, Open Bar
What alcohol services do you provide?
Champagne Toast
What types of cuisine do you cater?
American (New), American (Traditional), Cajun, Caribbean, French, Italian, Japanese, Mediterranean, Mexican, Middle Eastern, Southern, Southwestern, Spanish
Do you accommodate dietary needs?
Gluten Free, Kosher, Lactose Free, Organic, Vegetarian
What is your maximum catering capacity?
500

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Andrea
Wedding:
6/28/2014
5.0/5.0
Amazing doesn't even begin to describe the menu Pacific Harvest created and executed at our wedding! Every bite was amazing and beautifully presented! When we started wedding planning we wanted our guests to be wowed and amazed by the food, us being self proclaimed 'foodies' we thought that was a detail our wedding needed. Well our guests couldn't (and still haven't) stop raving about the food!! Thank you so much for making our wedding perfect!!!
Amazing doesn't even begin to describe the menu Pacific Harvest created and executed at our wedding! Every bite was Read more...
Amazing doesn't even begin to describe the menu Pacific Harvest created and executed at our wedding! Every bite was amazing and beautifully presented! When we started wedding planning we wanted our guests to be wowed and amazed by the food, us being self proclaimed 'foodies' we thought that was a detail our wedding needed. Well our guests couldn't (and still haven't) stop raving about the food!! Thank you so much for making our wedding perfect!!! Read less
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Jessica
Wedding:
6/14/2014
5.0/5.0
Pacific Harvest is awesome! We got a ton of feedback that the food was delicious! Dawn and her team were so great to us during the entire planning process. We actually were able to eat at our wedding and I'll tell you everything was fresh and wonderful! It's hard to make anything taste good when you make it for 160 people, but everything WAS good. While we were taking photos with the wedding party during the cocktail hour, a server came out to the vineyard to bring us the apps they were serving downstairs! That attention to detail is where Pacific harvest really does it right. I would highly recommend Pacific Harvest, you won't regret it!
Pacific Harvest is awesome! We got a ton of feedback that the food was delicious! Dawn and her team were so great to us Read more...
Pacific Harvest is awesome! We got a ton of feedback that the food was delicious! Dawn and her team were so great to us during the entire planning process. We actually were able to eat at our wedding and I'll tell you everything was fresh and wonderful! It's hard to make anything taste good when you make it for 160 people, but everything WAS good. While we were taking photos with the wedding party during the cocktail hour, a server came out to the vineyard to bring us the apps they were serving downstairs! That attention to detail is where Pacific harvest really does it right. I would highly recommend Pacific Harvest, you won't regret it! Read less
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Meg
Wedding:
6/13/2014
5.0/5.0
Dawn was wonderful to work with! Her staff was very professional and anticipated what we needed during our reception. They cleaned up so well, I didn't have to pay for a dishwasher at the end of the night! The menu was lovely and delicious! Our photographer said it was the nicest wedding meal she's ever had!
Dawn was wonderful to work with! Her staff was very professional and anticipated what we needed during our reception. They Read more...
Dawn was wonderful to work with! Her staff was very professional and anticipated what we needed during our reception. They cleaned up so well, I didn't have to pay for a dishwasher at the end of the night! The menu was lovely and delicious! Our photographer said it was the nicest wedding meal she's ever had! Read less
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Allegra
Wedding:
6/7/2014
5.0/5.0
Dawn created the perfect comfort food menu for our wedding and everything was absolutely delicious!!
Dawn created the perfect comfort food menu for our wedding and everything was absolutely delicious!!
Dawn created the perfect comfort food menu for our wedding and everything was absolutely delicious!! Read less
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Private User
Wedding:
4/27/2014
5.0/5.0
Loved, loved, loved the food! All of the guests were full of compliments. Dawn and her team were so willing to create a unique menu for our wedding, including elk (my daughter's request) to please the many hunters and outdoorsmen on our guest list! We could not have made a better choice for our caterer! Even the little kids had a great meal of mac'n cheese and chicken fingers!
Loved, loved, loved the food! All of the guests were full of compliments. Dawn and her team were so willing to create a Read more...
Loved, loved, loved the food! All of the guests were full of compliments. Dawn and her team were so willing to create a unique menu for our wedding, including elk (my daughter's request) to please the many hunters and outdoorsmen on our guest list! We could not have made a better choice for our caterer! Even the little kids had a great meal of mac'n cheese and chicken fingers! Read less
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Pat
Wedding:
10/12/2013
5.0/5.0
The food was beyond fabulous! Everyone loved it! We had chicken, tri-tip, rice, salad, sweet potato fries, and appetizers. The sweet potato fries were a hit (the bride's choice), and everything else matched in quality. Food was served fresh, and the hot dishes were hot. Excellent food.
The food was beyond fabulous! Everyone loved it! We had chicken, tri-tip, rice, salad, sweet potato fries, and appetizers. Read more...
The food was beyond fabulous! Everyone loved it! We had chicken, tri-tip, rice, salad, sweet potato fries, and appetizers. The sweet potato fries were a hit (the bride's choice), and everything else matched in quality. Food was served fresh, and the hot dishes were hot. Excellent food. Read less
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Casey
Wedding:
8/24/2013
5.0/5.0
Pacific Harvest catered our rehearsal dinner and wedding in August. Dawn was a pleasure to work with from the start, providing great menu ideas, accommodating our requests, and patiently answering my MANY questions. She was also very helpful in providing guidance on our rental order. Our tasting for the wedding was really what sold us - the food was beautifully presented and tasted amazing, so we booked on the spot!

The rehearsal dinner was a very casual Mexican buffet, and we and our guests loved it! Multiple people went back for second and third helpings. Coral and the rest of the team did a great job of setting everything up and making sure there was enough food. We even got to keep some leftovers for late-night snacking!

I wasn't around to witness all the setup and prep that the staff did on the wedding day, but I know there was a ton of behind the scenes work. Our venue didn't have a full kitchen, so they set up a tent and just rolled with it like the true professionals they are.

The food was delicious - standouts included the butternut squash and poblano pepper empanada appetizers, heirloom tomato and fresh mozzarella salad, salmon grilled on cedar planks, and aged white cheddar macaroni and cheese. The buffet table looked fantastic - the props and platters they used took the presentation to the next level!

All night, people kept telling us how amazing the food was and how friendly and professional the staff were (the bartenders got a big shout-out as well!). Many people told us it was the best wedding food they'd ever had, and I have to agree! Of all the caterers we considered, it's clear that Pacific Harvest gave us the best value for our money.
Pacific Harvest catered our rehearsal dinner and wedding in August. Dawn was a pleasure to work with from the start, Read more...
Pacific Harvest catered our rehearsal dinner and wedding in August. Dawn was a pleasure to work with from the start, providing great menu ideas, accommodating our requests, and patiently answering my MANY questions. She was also very helpful in providing guidance on our rental order. Our tasting for the wedding was really what sold us - the food was beautifully presented and tasted amazing, so we booked on the spot!

The rehearsal dinner was a very casual Mexican buffet, and we and our guests loved it! Multiple people went back for second and third helpings. Coral and the rest of the team did a great job of setting everything up and making sure there was enough food. We even got to keep some leftovers for late-night snacking!

I wasn't around to witness all the setup and prep that the staff did on the wedding day, but I know there was a ton of behind the scenes work. Our venue didn't have a full kitchen, so they set up a tent and just rolled with it like the true professionals they are.

The food was delicious - standouts included the butternut squash and poblano pepper empanada appetizers, heirloom tomato and fresh mozzarella salad, salmon grilled on cedar planks, and aged white cheddar macaroni and cheese. The buffet table looked fantastic - the props and platters they used took the presentation to the next level!

All night, people kept telling us how amazing the food was and how friendly and professional the staff were (the bartenders got a big shout-out as well!). Many people told us it was the best wedding food they'd ever had, and I have to agree! Of all the caterers we considered, it's clear that Pacific Harvest gave us the best value for our money. Read less
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Meghan
Wedding:
7/27/2013
5.0/5.0
Dawn and Pacific Harvest did a fantastic job with our food. We were too busy at the cocktail hour to sneak an appetizer, so I can only assume that they were as wonderful as the main courses. We opted for a buffet to keep our budget down and we were extremely pleased with the result. The presentation was fantastic and our tables did not seem to have to wait very long. The servers were sure to bring us (the bride and groom) our meals personally and they were very conscious and attentive. We had a tri-tip with chimichurri sauce and a lemon-tarragon chicken, both of which were tender and very flavorful. We saved some for later in the night and the next day and it was still amazing. All of the ingredients were fresh, local and cooked to perfection.

There was a polenta side dish and summer vegetables and for the vegetarians there was a portabello mushroom that I hear had a fantastic marinade. So meat-eaters and vegetarians alike had plenty to eat.

Nothing went awry as far as we know and we heard no grumblings at all from our guests; only compliments. We highly recommend Pacific Harvest for any catering services.
Dawn and Pacific Harvest did a fantastic job with our food. We were too busy at the cocktail hour to sneak an appetizer, Read more...
Dawn and Pacific Harvest did a fantastic job with our food. We were too busy at the cocktail hour to sneak an appetizer, so I can only assume that they were as wonderful as the main courses. We opted for a buffet to keep our budget down and we were extremely pleased with the result. The presentation was fantastic and our tables did not seem to have to wait very long. The servers were sure to bring us (the bride and groom) our meals personally and they were very conscious and attentive. We had a tri-tip with chimichurri sauce and a lemon-tarragon chicken, both of which were tender and very flavorful. We saved some for later in the night and the next day and it was still amazing. All of the ingredients were fresh, local and cooked to perfection.

There was a polenta side dish and summer vegetables and for the vegetarians there was a portabello mushroom that I hear had a fantastic marinade. So meat-eaters and vegetarians alike had plenty to eat.

Nothing went awry as far as we know and we heard no grumblings at all from our guests; only compliments. We highly recommend Pacific Harvest for any catering services. Read less
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Carla
Wedding:
6/8/2013
5.0/5.0
Thank You Pacific Harvest Catering for an absolutely delicious Wedding Dinner that everyone loved!
Your staff was friendly and professional.
Carla
Thank You Pacific Harvest Catering for an absolutely delicious Wedding Dinner that everyone loved!
Your staff was Read more...
Thank You Pacific Harvest Catering for an absolutely delicious Wedding Dinner that everyone loved!
Your staff was friendly and professional.
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Wendy
Wedding:
4/6/2013
5.0/5.0
PHC catered our wedding a few weeks ago and did an outstanding job!! The staff is great. They really worked hard to make sure our day went well. You will be well taken care of if you choose to hire them! But not only is the staff amazing, so is the food!!! Holy smokes it's good! We've had numerous compliments from guests about the food (my personal favorite was the vegetarian lasagna!! Yum!!) The display was not something that I had really put a lot of thought into but the way they arranged the buffet looked really nice! We had a dessert table instead of a cake table and the way they displayed all the desserts made it look really amazing! I was impressed for sure. Great staff, GREAT food! You won't be sorry you hired them!
PHC catered our wedding a few weeks ago and did an outstanding job!! The staff is great. They really worked hard to make Read more...
PHC catered our wedding a few weeks ago and did an outstanding job!! The staff is great. They really worked hard to make sure our day went well. You will be well taken care of if you choose to hire them! But not only is the staff amazing, so is the food!!! Holy smokes it's good! We've had numerous compliments from guests about the food (my personal favorite was the vegetarian lasagna!! Yum!!) The display was not something that I had really put a lot of thought into but the way they arranged the buffet looked really nice! We had a dessert table instead of a cake table and the way they displayed all the desserts made it look really amazing! I was impressed for sure. Great staff, GREAT food! You won't be sorry you hired them! Read less
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Bonnie
Wedding:
12/8/2012
5.0/5.0
We contacted and met with several local caterers before selecting Pacific Harvest Catering. All were professional and friendly, but Pacific Harvest was our first choice due to its terrific menus, flexibility in adjusting items, ideas for set-up (e.g., tables, linens, colors), and value for the cost. As a mature couple in a second marriage, we wanted a nice dinner for our guests but were not overly picky about the details. In our first meeting, Dawn provided a range of ideas, based on past experience, which was very helpful to us. She kept in contact as the wedding approached and was very responsive to our questions. She also met with us at the friend's house where the wedding was to take place and had great ideas about organizing and setting up. The wedding went very smoothly. The caterers arrived on time; set up all the food and drink stations in an attractive display; and followed our schedule for appetizers and wine, ceremony, champagne toast, dinner, and cake cuttiing. After the event, they cleaned up quickly, returning the following day to pick up large items. All our guests very very impressed with the quality and quanitity of food and the excellent service. In addition, our hosts, the home owners, were happy with the care taken in their house and how efficiently the cateres organized setting up, taking down, and cleaning up after the event. I recommend Pacific Harvest Catering without reservation.
We contacted and met with several local caterers before selecting Pacific Harvest Catering. All were professional and Read more...
We contacted and met with several local caterers before selecting Pacific Harvest Catering. All were professional and friendly, but Pacific Harvest was our first choice due to its terrific menus, flexibility in adjusting items, ideas for set-up (e.g., tables, linens, colors), and value for the cost. As a mature couple in a second marriage, we wanted a nice dinner for our guests but were not overly picky about the details. In our first meeting, Dawn provided a range of ideas, based on past experience, which was very helpful to us. She kept in contact as the wedding approached and was very responsive to our questions. She also met with us at the friend's house where the wedding was to take place and had great ideas about organizing and setting up. The wedding went very smoothly. The caterers arrived on time; set up all the food and drink stations in an attractive display; and followed our schedule for appetizers and wine, ceremony, champagne toast, dinner, and cake cuttiing. After the event, they cleaned up quickly, returning the following day to pick up large items. All our guests very very impressed with the quality and quanitity of food and the excellent service. In addition, our hosts, the home owners, were happy with the care taken in their house and how efficiently the cateres organized setting up, taking down, and cleaning up after the event. I recommend Pacific Harvest Catering without reservation. Read less
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jess
Wedding:
9/15/2012
5.0/5.0
Not your average wedding food! I worked with Dawn during the initial planning stages and she was great. We were able to build a menu that fit my budget and the food was TOP NOTCH. The day of staffing was professional, courteous, food was fantastic (and hot), drinks were full, and bartenders stayed busy with my rowdy group. Coming from someone who spent over 15 years in the restaurant industry, I am surprised that I have not a single criticism. Thanks for an amazing night Pacific Harvest and staff!
Not your average wedding food! I worked with Dawn during the initial planning stages and she was great. We were able to Read more...
Not your average wedding food! I worked with Dawn during the initial planning stages and she was great. We were able to build a menu that fit my budget and the food was TOP NOTCH. The day of staffing was professional, courteous, food was fantastic (and hot), drinks were full, and bartenders stayed busy with my rowdy group. Coming from someone who spent over 15 years in the restaurant industry, I am surprised that I have not a single criticism. Thanks for an amazing night Pacific Harvest and staff! Read less
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Vanessa
Wedding:
7/28/2012
5.0/5.0
Dawn and her staff were exceptional!! They assisted every step of the way and I am so pleased with our decision to us Pacific Harvest. They really go above and beyond. And the food is unbelievably fresh and flavorful. I would recommend them to anyone having an event or wedding on the Central Coast!!
Dawn and her staff were exceptional!! They assisted every step of the way and I am so pleased with our decision to us Read more...
Dawn and her staff were exceptional!! They assisted every step of the way and I am so pleased with our decision to us Pacific Harvest. They really go above and beyond. And the food is unbelievably fresh and flavorful. I would recommend them to anyone having an event or wedding on the Central Coast!! Read less
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Kathy
Wedding:
7/28/2012
5.0/5.0
We used Pacific Harvest Catering for our daughter's wedding a few weeks ago and couldn't be happier about our decision to use them. The food was amazing (buffet). I was extremely happy about the local fresh vegetable dishes they created as well as the BBQ chicken and beef. Their lavender lemonade is to die for!!! Dawn and her staff were very professional and responsive. I was also very impressed at how clean they left the venue where we had the wedding. We had very little cleaning up to do the next morningl!!!! We are extemely happy that we used them for our catering needs and would recommend them for any event you need catered!!!!
We used Pacific Harvest Catering for our daughter's wedding a few weeks ago and couldn't be happier about our decision to Read more...
We used Pacific Harvest Catering for our daughter's wedding a few weeks ago and couldn't be happier about our decision to use them. The food was amazing (buffet). I was extremely happy about the local fresh vegetable dishes they created as well as the BBQ chicken and beef. Their lavender lemonade is to die for!!! Dawn and her staff were very professional and responsive. I was also very impressed at how clean they left the venue where we had the wedding. We had very little cleaning up to do the next morningl!!!! We are extemely happy that we used them for our catering needs and would recommend them for any event you need catered!!!! Read less
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Stephanie
Wedding:
6/9/2012
5.0/5.0
We just wanted to say a HUGE thank you for what an amazing job you guys did at our wedding. The food was honestly so good…we got compliments about it all night!! Not only was the food amazing, delicious, perfectly prepared, and beautifully displayed, but the service was impeccable!! My family was so appreciative to have you guys there and the night went so smoothly thanks to your crew.

Pacific Harvest is so professional and easy to work with. You and your guests will be SO happy you booked them for your wedding.
We just wanted to say a HUGE thank you for what an amazing job you guys did at our wedding. The food was honestly so good… Read more...
We just wanted to say a HUGE thank you for what an amazing job you guys did at our wedding. The food was honestly so good…we got compliments about it all night!! Not only was the food amazing, delicious, perfectly prepared, and beautifully displayed, but the service was impeccable!! My family was so appreciative to have you guys there and the night went so smoothly thanks to your crew.

Pacific Harvest is so professional and easy to work with. You and your guests will be SO happy you booked them for your wedding. Read less
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LynnBro
Wedding:
5/19/2012
5.0/5.0
Wow! What more can we say?!? Pacific Harvest did a truly amazing job of catering our daughters' wedding! Everyone who came said that they had never had 'wedding food' as good as what they provided. They were a joy to deal with from the very beginning, were very flexible in developing a personalized menu, and were extremely reasonably priced for the exceptional quality and service they provide. Catering at Santa Margarita Ranch is not an easy job, but they pulled off the delicious appetizers for cocktail hour and the full buffet dinner in the barn without a hitch. They were a delight to work with! 5 Stars!
Wow! What more can we say?!? Pacific Harvest did a truly amazing job of catering our daughters' wedding! Everyone who came Read more...
Wow! What more can we say?!? Pacific Harvest did a truly amazing job of catering our daughters' wedding! Everyone who came said that they had never had 'wedding food' as good as what they provided. They were a joy to deal with from the very beginning, were very flexible in developing a personalized menu, and were extremely reasonably priced for the exceptional quality and service they provide. Catering at Santa Margarita Ranch is not an easy job, but they pulled off the delicious appetizers for cocktail hour and the full buffet dinner in the barn without a hitch. They were a delight to work with! 5 Stars! Read less
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Stephanie
Wedding:
10/22/2011
5.0/5.0
Seth, Pauly, Dawn and Carla were the most amazing team! We were so happy with the menu and the value that Pacific Harvest came up with for our 10/29/11, we love to cook but would LOVE to have their food everyday! Our guests were extreemly impressed.
Seth, Pauly, Dawn and Carla were the most amazing team! We were so happy with the menu and the value that Pacific Harvest Read more...
Seth, Pauly, Dawn and Carla were the most amazing team! We were so happy with the menu and the value that Pacific Harvest came up with for our 10/29/11, we love to cook but would LOVE to have their food everyday! Our guests were extreemly impressed. Read less
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Jennifer
Wedding:
9/17/2011
5.0/5.0
The food was incredible! The presentation was outstanding! The staff was friendly and fun! Dawn was incredibly helpful in answering questions and putting the puzzle pieces together.
The food was incredible! The presentation was outstanding! The staff was friendly and fun! Dawn was incredibly helpful in Read more...
The food was incredible! The presentation was outstanding! The staff was friendly and fun! Dawn was incredibly helpful in answering questions and putting the puzzle pieces together. Read less
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Anjali
Wedding:
9/3/2011
5.0/5.0
Serving great food was definitely a requirement for our wedding, which is why we decided to work with Pacific Harvest. In the months before the wedding, Dawn was unfailingly helpful and responsive, both over email and in our in-person meeting. We were especially grateful for this, as our venue was very DIY and its management was a bit flaky, so we really appreciated her advice and professionalism. Even when she had her first baby in the month before our wedding (congrats!!), she was STILL communicative and on top of all the details.

But the weekend of the wedding is when I was SO GLAD we were working with Pacific Harvest. When I realized the table linens wouldn't be arriving with enough time for my friends and I to set up the reception tables the morning before the wedding, Dawn dropped them off herself a day early. And when one of the heat lamps broke during the rehearsal dinner, she got the rental company to bring out a replacement in time for the wedding reception, even though they were closed that day.

And all this is in addition to the food and service itself, which was excellent across the board. I am a food writer and private chef, so it was really important to me to serve tasty food made with seasonal and local ingredients. I have heard from many guests -- a lot of whom work in the food world as well -- that it was the best meal they have ever eaten at a wedding. Others have said it is one of the best meals they have ever eaten, period. I'm still dreaming about a couple of the dishes! We went with family-style service and everything was well-timed, with a fresh platter of food coming out just as the last platter was passed around the table. I was also really happy with the Thai grilled chicken recipe I gave them to adapt; it was perfectly executed. And everything was plated beautifully.

Because the wedding was so DIY, with many homemade touches and small details, I was a little nervous things would fall through the cracks, but Coral the catering manager and the staff on site that day were on top of everything. They weren't fazed by a last-minute move of the dessert buffet and didn't forget to give specially-made sides to our vegan guests. They were friendly and responsive and seemed genuinely invested in making our day the best it could be. I could not be more thankful for everything they did for us.

If good food and excellent service are priorities for you, Pacific Harvest is absolutely the right choice. If you are wondering, "Is it worth paying a little more for them rather than Dirt Cheap Caterer X?" I would say, YES. For my money, the extra expense for a memorably delicious, well-executed meal at your once-in-a-lifetime event is worth every penny.
Serving great food was definitely a requirement for our wedding, which is why we decided to work with Pacific Harvest. In Read more...
Serving great food was definitely a requirement for our wedding, which is why we decided to work with Pacific Harvest. In the months before the wedding, Dawn was unfailingly helpful and responsive, both over email and in our in-person meeting. We were especially grateful for this, as our venue was very DIY and its management was a bit flaky, so we really appreciated her advice and professionalism. Even when she had her first baby in the month before our wedding (congrats!!), she was STILL communicative and on top of all the details.

But the weekend of the wedding is when I was SO GLAD we were working with Pacific Harvest. When I realized the table linens wouldn't be arriving with enough time for my friends and I to set up the reception tables the morning before the wedding, Dawn dropped them off herself a day early. And when one of the heat lamps broke during the rehearsal dinner, she got the rental company to bring out a replacement in time for the wedding reception, even though they were closed that day.

And all this is in addition to the food and service itself, which was excellent across the board. I am a food writer and private chef, so it was really important to me to serve tasty food made with seasonal and local ingredients. I have heard from many guests -- a lot of whom work in the food world as well -- that it was the best meal they have ever eaten at a wedding. Others have said it is one of the best meals they have ever eaten, period. I'm still dreaming about a couple of the dishes! We went with family-style service and everything was well-timed, with a fresh platter of food coming out just as the last platter was passed around the table. I was also really happy with the Thai grilled chicken recipe I gave them to adapt; it was perfectly executed. And everything was plated beautifully.

Because the wedding was so DIY, with many homemade touches and small details, I was a little nervous things would fall through the cracks, but Coral the catering manager and the staff on site that day were on top of everything. They weren't fazed by a last-minute move of the dessert buffet and didn't forget to give specially-made sides to our vegan guests. They were friendly and responsive and seemed genuinely invested in making our day the best it could be. I could not be more thankful for everything they did for us.

If good food and excellent service are priorities for you, Pacific Harvest is absolutely the right choice. If you are wondering, "Is it worth paying a little more for them rather than Dirt Cheap Caterer X?" I would say, YES. For my money, the extra expense for a memorably delicious, well-executed meal at your once-in-a-lifetime event is worth every penny. Read less
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julie&scott
Wedding:
6/25/2011
5.0/5.0
It was important for us to find caterers who prepared seasonal and local food at our wedding and we found it in Pacific Harvest. They were so accommodating to our food and drink requests and the dishes they prepared were ones you would expect at a fine dining restaurant. Our guests are *still* talking about the appetizers at cocktail hour, especially the korean tacos we had asked them to make! Everything during dinner was equally delicious as well, and there were many compliments about the dessert bar. Their waitstaff was extremely attentive and professional as well.

One thing that stood out was that Paul personally brought out a beautiful wooden platter of appetizers for my husband and me after the ceremony. They wanted to make sure we got to enjoy them, since we were taking pictures during cocktail hour. How awesome is that? And trust me, all of the appetizers were beyond delicious.

Dawn was absolutely wonderful to work with, and I can't emphasize how flexible and accommodating she was when helping to plan our menu, while keeping in mind what would be freshest during the season.

I'm sure this gets said a lot, but I have to say that Pacific Harvest did an AMAZING job and we would highly recommend them for any event!
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It was important for us to find caterers who prepared seasonal and local food at our wedding and we found it in Pacific Harvest. They were so accommodating to our food and drink requests and the dishes they prepared were ones you would expect at a fine dining restaurant. Our guests are *still* talking about the appetizers at cocktail hour, especially the korean tacos we had asked them to make! Everything during dinner was equally delicious as well, and there were many compliments about the dessert bar. Their waitstaff was extremely attentive and professional as well.

One thing that stood out was that Paul personally brought out a beautiful wooden platter of appetizers for my husband and me after the ceremony. They wanted to make sure we got to enjoy them, since we were taking pictures during cocktail hour. How awesome is that? And trust me, all of the appetizers were beyond delicious.

Dawn was absolutely wonderful to work with, and I can't emphasize how flexible and accommodating she was when helping to plan our menu, while keeping in mind what would be freshest during the season.

I'm sure this gets said a lot, but I have to say that Pacific Harvest did an AMAZING job and we would highly recommend them for any event! Read less
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marioc2212
Wedding:
6/18/2011
5.0/5.0
Pacific Harvest Catering is the best! If you are getting married or planning a special event in Paso Robles or the SLO area, use them! My wedding was in Paso Robles at Venteux Vineyards and my Rehearsal Dinner was at Silverhorse and PCH did the catering for both dinners. WOW, the food was out of this world. They really do the Farm to Table thing which is important to me, and they use local ingredients. The pasta at my wedding was the best pasta I've ever had in my life and the lamb chops were so great that my vegan friends went Non-vegan for the evening and chowed down!

I did my wedding food served family style rather than plated which added an extra element of earthiness and country farm vibe that I was looking for. But they can do whatever you want, and they are so easy to talk to and such nice people!

I can't recommend them enough.
Pacific Harvest Catering is the best! If you are getting married or planning a special event in Paso Robles or the SLO Read more...
Pacific Harvest Catering is the best! If you are getting married or planning a special event in Paso Robles or the SLO area, use them! My wedding was in Paso Robles at Venteux Vineyards and my Rehearsal Dinner was at Silverhorse and PCH did the catering for both dinners. WOW, the food was out of this world. They really do the Farm to Table thing which is important to me, and they use local ingredients. The pasta at my wedding was the best pasta I've ever had in my life and the lamb chops were so great that my vegan friends went Non-vegan for the evening and chowed down!

I did my wedding food served family style rather than plated which added an extra element of earthiness and country farm vibe that I was looking for. But they can do whatever you want, and they are so easy to talk to and such nice people!

I can't recommend them enough. Read less
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Jennifer
Wedding:
5/6/2011
5.0/5.0
Hands down, the best wedding food ever! I could send this review to all who attended our wedding and they would all agree. Our guests were still talking about it the next day. Dawn, you were so easy to work with and you were really quite amazing! Our family style dinner was such a perfect match for the venue. The food was out of this world! Thank you so much and now my only wish is to repeat this dinner someday, where I can actually take my time to savor it! Thank you!
Hands down, the best wedding food ever! I could send this review to all who attended our wedding and they would all agree. Read more...
Hands down, the best wedding food ever! I could send this review to all who attended our wedding and they would all agree. Our guests were still talking about it the next day. Dawn, you were so easy to work with and you were really quite amazing! Our family style dinner was such a perfect match for the venue. The food was out of this world! Thank you so much and now my only wish is to repeat this dinner someday, where I can actually take my time to savor it! Thank you! Read less
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Liz
Wedding:
5/1/2011
5.0/5.0
Pacific Harvet is an amazing catering company! We did a destination wedding and so we never got to do a tasting or even meet Dawn until the day of the wedding, but everything was amazing! The food was the best wedding food ever, its is 5 star quality, they use all fresh ingredients! Dawn is amazing she and her staff did an amazing job and I am so glad that we used them! Thank you Pacific Harvet for making my wedding perfect!
Pacific Harvet is an amazing catering company! We did a destination wedding and so we never got to do a tasting or even Read more...
Pacific Harvet is an amazing catering company! We did a destination wedding and so we never got to do a tasting or even meet Dawn until the day of the wedding, but everything was amazing! The food was the best wedding food ever, its is 5 star quality, they use all fresh ingredients! Dawn is amazing she and her staff did an amazing job and I am so glad that we used them! Thank you Pacific Harvet for making my wedding perfect! Read less
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katie Curtis
Wedding:
4/23/2011
5.0/5.0
Pacific Harvest was wonderful! They really listened to what style of food we wanted and took it to a whole new level! They were more than willing to stay within our budget and took care of all the plates, silverware, linens etc. They were all the talk the next day about how great the food was! I would use them again for any event I would be hosting! Thanks again Pacific Harvest!!!!
Pacific Harvest was wonderful! They really listened to what style of food we wanted and took it to a whole new level! They Read more...
Pacific Harvest was wonderful! They really listened to what style of food we wanted and took it to a whole new level! They were more than willing to stay within our budget and took care of all the plates, silverware, linens etc. They were all the talk the next day about how great the food was! I would use them again for any event I would be hosting! Thanks again Pacific Harvest!!!! Read less
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Erin
Wedding:
10/16/2010
5.0/5.0
My groom and I are take our food very seriously, but we didn't want a formal sit-down dinner. At the same time, we were worried that having a buffet for our wedding would end up looking like a cheesy, hotel conference room spread. But Pacific Harvest solved our concerns with a spread that was as visually stunning as it was delicious. Dawn was so nice and so easy to work with- she took in all our concerns and personal tastes, and in the time it took other caterers to respond to my initial RFP's, she had designed a custom menu that fit exactly what my husband and I like and what we wanted to offer our guests. To this day, our guests rave about the food- I've been told numerous times the salmon and tri tip were the best people have ever had. And my husband and I agree- whoever said the bride and groom don't get to eat at the wedding didn't hire Pacific Harvest because we ate one of everything, and loved it all!
My groom and I are take our food very seriously, but we didn't want a formal sit-down dinner. At the same time, we were Read more...
My groom and I are take our food very seriously, but we didn't want a formal sit-down dinner. At the same time, we were worried that having a buffet for our wedding would end up looking like a cheesy, hotel conference room spread. But Pacific Harvest solved our concerns with a spread that was as visually stunning as it was delicious. Dawn was so nice and so easy to work with- she took in all our concerns and personal tastes, and in the time it took other caterers to respond to my initial RFP's, she had designed a custom menu that fit exactly what my husband and I like and what we wanted to offer our guests. To this day, our guests rave about the food- I've been told numerous times the salmon and tri tip were the best people have ever had. And my husband and I agree- whoever said the bride and groom don't get to eat at the wedding didn't hire Pacific Harvest because we ate one of everything, and loved it all! Read less
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leahewingross
Wedding:
10/3/2010
5.0/5.0
My husband and I were married at Edna Valley Vineyard in October 2010. We hired Pacific Harvest without doing a tasting because they were highly recommended, we do not live in the area, and we truly enjoyed our interactions with Dawn during the planning process. The food at our wedding was wonderful, and our friends and family members are still talking about it six months later! It was the perfect mix of local ingredients, interesting tastes, unique presentation, and truly tasty food that was appealing to people with myriad preferences and needs. Delicious!
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My husband and I were married at Edna Valley Vineyard in October 2010. We hired Pacific Harvest without doing a tasting because they were highly recommended, we do not live in the area, and we truly enjoyed our interactions with Dawn during the planning process. The food at our wedding was wonderful, and our friends and family members are still talking about it six months later! It was the perfect mix of local ingredients, interesting tastes, unique presentation, and truly tasty food that was appealing to people with myriad preferences and needs. Delicious! Read less
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Sean and Michelle
Wedding:
9/25/2010
5.0/5.0
I can't not say enough great things about Pacific Harvest Catering!! They are absolutely wonderful to work with and not to mention they have the most amazing food...we got sooo many compliments on our menu and they made the whole day run so smoothly. They really are the BEST!!! Thank you Dawn and crew for making our day truly amazing.
I can't not say enough great things about Pacific Harvest Catering!! They are absolutely wonderful to work with and not to Read more...
I can't not say enough great things about Pacific Harvest Catering!! They are absolutely wonderful to work with and not to mention they have the most amazing food...we got sooo many compliments on our menu and they made the whole day run so smoothly. They really are the BEST!!! Thank you Dawn and crew for making our day truly amazing. Read less
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tom
Wedding:
7/17/2010
5.0/5.0
they were great with providing menu selection advice and all of the food was excellent. it was a very low stress experience for us and that helped make our wedding that much more fun.
they were great with providing menu selection advice and all of the food was excellent. it was a very low stress Read more...
they were great with providing menu selection advice and all of the food was excellent. it was a very low stress experience for us and that helped make our wedding that much more fun. Read less
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sunflowermyheart
Wedding:
5/30/2010
5.0/5.0
I am so pleased with how my caterering turned out for our wedding. Dawn was so easy to work with and the she was attentive to the things i asked of her. Their prices were awesome and in our budget. The food was unbelievably good. everyone raved about how good it was. The girls who ended our night on her staff were fun and very sweet to me. It made the night just a little more special.
I am so pleased with how my caterering turned out for our wedding. Dawn was so easy to work with and the she was attentive Read more...
I am so pleased with how my caterering turned out for our wedding. Dawn was so easy to work with and the she was attentive to the things i asked of her. Their prices were awesome and in our budget. The food was unbelievably good. everyone raved about how good it was. The girls who ended our night on her staff were fun and very sweet to me. It made the night just a little more special. Read less
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JCD
Wedding:
5/30/2010
5.0/5.0
Pacific Harvest Catering was amazing. The service at the wedding was perfect and the food was delicious. So many of our guests commented on how incredible the food tasted. Dawn was very responsive to all my email questions and super helpful. I would highly recommend PHC for any event.
Pacific Harvest Catering was amazing. The service at the wedding was perfect and the food was delicious. So many of our Read more...
Pacific Harvest Catering was amazing. The service at the wedding was perfect and the food was delicious. So many of our guests commented on how incredible the food tasted. Dawn was very responsive to all my email questions and super helpful. I would highly recommend PHC for any event. Read less
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AmberB
Wedding:
5/15/2010
5.0/5.0
Dawn was awesome! She was was so helpful to work with and she even coordinated our rentals! The food was delicious (people raved about the honey butter) and the presentation was gorgeous! One of our favorite vendors of the day!
Dawn was awesome! She was was so helpful to work with and she even coordinated our rentals! The food was delicious (people Read more...
Dawn was awesome! She was was so helpful to work with and she even coordinated our rentals! The food was delicious (people raved about the honey butter) and the presentation was gorgeous! One of our favorite vendors of the day! Read less
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Happy Customer
Wedding:
5/1/2010
5.0/5.0
Dawn and Seth were awesome. They really worked with us to come up with a menu that we felt was perfect. We wanted to have lamb and they worked with us to produce the best lamb I've ever tasted. Our wedding was a little out of the way and they were up for the unique destination. I would highly recommend Pacific Harvest Catering to anyone.
Dawn and Seth were awesome. They really worked with us to come up with a menu that we felt was perfect. We wanted to have Read more...
Dawn and Seth were awesome. They really worked with us to come up with a menu that we felt was perfect. We wanted to have lamb and they worked with us to produce the best lamb I've ever tasted. Our wedding was a little out of the way and they were up for the unique destination. I would highly recommend Pacific Harvest Catering to anyone. Read less
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JordanStreder
Wedding:
1/16/2010
5.0/5.0
Everyone on the Pacific Harvest Catering company was amazing to work with, and the food at our wedding reception was as amazing as it was during the tasting! I highly recommend Pacific Harvest Catering and we will definitely use them if we need something catered again! Thanks again for all the help!
Everyone on the Pacific Harvest Catering company was amazing to work with, and the food at our wedding reception was as Read more...
Everyone on the Pacific Harvest Catering company was amazing to work with, and the food at our wedding reception was as amazing as it was during the tasting! I highly recommend Pacific Harvest Catering and we will definitely use them if we need something catered again! Thanks again for all the help! Read less
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Tiffany
Wedding:
10/10/2009
5.0/5.0
Seth and Dawn were amazing to work with. They responded back to my immediate request right away and provided me with several different menu options. I am a vegetarian and they were able to put together a menu that I would enjoy as well as my guests. Dawn was very accommodating to any special requests i had and they were even willing to help me create a beautiful menu that would work within my budget. And then during our wedding her and her staff were so attentive and professional, it really put me at ease to not have to worry about anything or oversea that all the little details were being put in to place. Everything was smooth and well coordinated . I am still getting raved reviews on the food! It was delicious and they are an easy team to work with. I would highly recommend their catering services!
Seth and Dawn were amazing to work with. They responded back to my immediate request right away and provided me with Read more...
Seth and Dawn were amazing to work with. They responded back to my immediate request right away and provided me with several different menu options. I am a vegetarian and they were able to put together a menu that I would enjoy as well as my guests. Dawn was very accommodating to any special requests i had and they were even willing to help me create a beautiful menu that would work within my budget. And then during our wedding her and her staff were so attentive and professional, it really put me at ease to not have to worry about anything or oversea that all the little details were being put in to place. Everything was smooth and well coordinated . I am still getting raved reviews on the food! It was delicious and they are an easy team to work with. I would highly recommend their catering services! Read less
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Ann
Wedding:
9/20/2009
5.0/5.0
From the first conversation with Dawn and Seth I knew that I had a winner. They put on a wonderful reception dinner and made my granddaughters wedding on Sept 20, 2009 very special. I would highly reccomend them
From the first conversation with Dawn and Seth I knew that I had a winner. They put on a wonderful reception dinner and Read more...
From the first conversation with Dawn and Seth I knew that I had a winner. They put on a wonderful reception dinner and made my granddaughters wedding on Sept 20, 2009 very special. I would highly reccomend them Read less
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mindys
Wedding:
7/25/2009
5.0/5.0
Dawn and Seth of Pacific Harvest did a 5 star job with our wedding reception. Our reception venue had a more-than-challenging site coordinator and Dawn stepped in to help make the reception planning a smooth and streamlined process for us and greatly reduced our stress with her rockstar planning and coordinating skills!

Pacific Harvest went above and beyond our expectations not only in the superb quality of the food, drink, and wedding day service, but in helping us secure all of our rentals and set up for the big day as well. We knew from the start we were in good hands, which was a godsend as we were planning our wedding from over 200 miles away!

The food! Pacific Harvest provided just what we hoped for in our wedding dinner. They were flexible with our menu and helped us craft our ideal wedding menu.

Several weeks after the big day, we are still receiving compliments from our guests about how beautiful they thought the set up was and how fantastic the food was as well! We keep hearing "best wedding food ever!" And parents who brought small children to the reception appreciated the kids' meals that were provided and said it was the most kid-friendly wedding they'd ever been to. Dawn especially helped make the reception an exceptionally pleasant experience for families with little ones.

The only downside? We were so busy taking photos that we missed out on all the appetizers (wish we had requested a plate) and forgot to get a take-home container for post-wedding late-night grubbing! The food was beautiful & delicious, the service was friendly and professional, and we would recommend Pacific Harvest to other couples in a heartbeat!
Dawn and Seth of Pacific Harvest did a 5 star job with our wedding reception. Our reception venue had a Read more...
Dawn and Seth of Pacific Harvest did a 5 star job with our wedding reception. Our reception venue had a more-than-challenging site coordinator and Dawn stepped in to help make the reception planning a smooth and streamlined process for us and greatly reduced our stress with her rockstar planning and coordinating skills!

Pacific Harvest went above and beyond our expectations not only in the superb quality of the food, drink, and wedding day service, but in helping us secure all of our rentals and set up for the big day as well. We knew from the start we were in good hands, which was a godsend as we were planning our wedding from over 200 miles away!

The food! Pacific Harvest provided just what we hoped for in our wedding dinner. They were flexible with our menu and helped us craft our ideal wedding menu.

Several weeks after the big day, we are still receiving compliments from our guests about how beautiful they thought the set up was and how fantastic the food was as well! We keep hearing "best wedding food ever!" And parents who brought small children to the reception appreciated the kids' meals that were provided and said it was the most kid-friendly wedding they'd ever been to. Dawn especially helped make the reception an exceptionally pleasant experience for families with little ones.

The only downside? We were so busy taking photos that we missed out on all the appetizers (wish we had requested a plate) and forgot to get a take-home container for post-wedding late-night grubbing! The food was beautiful & delicious, the service was friendly and professional, and we would recommend Pacific Harvest to other couples in a heartbeat! Read less
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jason.chelsea
Wedding:
5/16/2009
5.0/5.0
My wedding at the Pavilion on the Lake was catered by the on-site caterer Pacific Harvest Catering and everything was phenomenal! Seth and Dawn were wonderful - professional and approachable with my requests. All of our guests complimented the food, and honestly I could not recommend them higher. We had our ceremony on site, and it was very warm, so the caterer provided ice water and lemonade at the last minute while the guests waited on the ceremony to start - another thoughtful plus. Though we were occupied taking photos while the appetizers were served, I remember choosing them at the tasting and they were delicious - confirmed by the multitude of guests who complimented them. I had specific meal requests and they came through with the best food I've ever tasted at a wedding, and if they had a restaurant of their own, I would certainly frequent it!
My wedding at the Pavilion on the Lake was catered by the on-site caterer Pacific Harvest Catering and everything was Read more...
My wedding at the Pavilion on the Lake was catered by the on-site caterer Pacific Harvest Catering and everything was phenomenal! Seth and Dawn were wonderful - professional and approachable with my requests. All of our guests complimented the food, and honestly I could not recommend them higher. We had our ceremony on site, and it was very warm, so the caterer provided ice water and lemonade at the last minute while the guests waited on the ceremony to start - another thoughtful plus. Though we were occupied taking photos while the appetizers were served, I remember choosing them at the tasting and they were delicious - confirmed by the multitude of guests who complimented them. I had specific meal requests and they came through with the best food I've ever tasted at a wedding, and if they had a restaurant of their own, I would certainly frequent it! Read less
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Mackenzie
Wedding:
5/31/2008
5.0/5.0
Seth and Dawn White of Pacific Harvest Catering were fantastic!!! If I could, I would give them 10 stars in every category! First of all, they are the sweetest people and are passionate about their work. I couldn't have had an easier time planning my wedding and they went above and beyond in every aspect. They worked WITH me to meet my budget and their staff was very professional and helpful. Finally and most importantly, the food was incredible! I am a foodie so I had high expectations for my wedding food. Pacific Harvest exceeded my expectations and everyone complimented the quality and uniqueness of the catering. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND Pacific Harvest Catering!!
Seth and Dawn White of Pacific Harvest Catering were fantastic!!! If I could, I would give them 10 stars in every Read more...
Seth and Dawn White of Pacific Harvest Catering were fantastic!!! If I could, I would give them 10 stars in every category! First of all, they are the sweetest people and are passionate about their work. I couldn't have had an easier time planning my wedding and they went above and beyond in every aspect. They worked WITH me to meet my budget and their staff was very professional and helpful. Finally and most importantly, the food was incredible! I am a foodie so I had high expectations for my wedding food. Pacific Harvest exceeded my expectations and everyone complimented the quality and uniqueness of the catering. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND Pacific Harvest Catering!! Read less
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Rebecca
Wedding:
9/14/2013
4.9/5.0
People are raving about the food provided by Pacific Harvest Caterers last night at my daughters wedding. From passed appetizers to the rustic buffet complete with olive branch sprigs, it was beautiful and very delicious. Dawn and Seth were professional And a pleasure to work with.
People are raving about the food provided by Pacific Harvest Caterers last night at my daughters wedding. From passed Read more...
People are raving about the food provided by Pacific Harvest Caterers last night at my daughters wedding. From passed appetizers to the rustic buffet complete with olive branch sprigs, it was beautiful and very delicious. Dawn and Seth were professional And a pleasure to work with. Read less
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Nancy
Wedding:
9/1/2012
4.9/5.0
PHC was great to work with. Only had one small human error that was quickly addressed and made right. Dawn was so willing to work with you and give you exactly what you wanted. The food was delicious. Family style service was fun.
PHC was great to work with. Only had one small human error that was quickly addressed and made right. Dawn was so willing Read more...
PHC was great to work with. Only had one small human error that was quickly addressed and made right. Dawn was so willing to work with you and give you exactly what you wanted. The food was delicious. Family style service was fun. Read less
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Shera
Wedding:
6/5/2010
4.9/5.0
Many of our guests asked who the caterer was because they felt the food was delicious. Many said it was the best food they have had at a wedding.

One guest told us about the server offering to take her plate,our guest said she would really like more but could not eat it right now. The server came back with a piece of chicken in foil so she could take it home with her. She thought that was really nice.

The food was displayed very nicely, we had a buffet and plenty of food.

Thankful for how smooth everything went. We had no problems.
Many of our guests asked who the caterer was because they felt the food was delicious. Many said it was the best food they Read more...
Many of our guests asked who the caterer was because they felt the food was delicious. Many said it was the best food they have had at a wedding.

One guest told us about the server offering to take her plate,our guest said she would really like more but could not eat it right now. The server came back with a piece of chicken in foil so she could take it home with her. She thought that was really nice.

The food was displayed very nicely, we had a buffet and plenty of food.

Thankful for how smooth everything went. We had no problems. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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MJA/MOB
Wedding:
8/20/2011
4.8/5.0
Pacific Harvest Catering did an excellent job at my daughter's outdoor garden wedding. My guests are still raving about the excellent food and the artful presentation! As Dawn had just had her baby girl, her assistant manager, Coral, was in charge of our reception. She did an excellent job and was attentive to every request.
Pacific Harvest Catering did an excellent job at my daughter's outdoor garden wedding. My guests are still raving about Read more...
Pacific Harvest Catering did an excellent job at my daughter's outdoor garden wedding. My guests are still raving about the excellent food and the artful presentation! As Dawn had just had her baby girl, her assistant manager, Coral, was in charge of our reception. She did an excellent job and was attentive to every request. Read less
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Jenny
Wedding:
3/26/2011
4.8/5.0
Food was great. Dawn is terrific to work with, and very flexible. The only thing I wasn't happy with was the bartender - he served champagne to people before the toasts, even though I had specified that was not to happen. Thank goodness I brought in a few extra bottles! Overall, they are really good and I would recommend them in a heartbeat.
Food was great. Dawn is terrific to work with, and very flexible. The only thing I wasn't happy with was the bartender - Read more...
Food was great. Dawn is terrific to work with, and very flexible. The only thing I wasn't happy with was the bartender - he served champagne to people before the toasts, even though I had specified that was not to happen. Thank goodness I brought in a few extra bottles! Overall, they are really good and I would recommend them in a heartbeat. Read less
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Kim + Matt
Wedding:
10/23/2010
4.7/5.0
We selected Pacific Harvest Catering for our wedding and truly couldn't have been happier! Dawn and Seth were willing to meet with us in person to let us sample food, allowed us to create a seasonal menu that fit our event, and were incredibly helpful with logistical issues throughout the challenging planning process (as we were planning an event 3,000 miles from our home). Our guests loved the food ("Even this butter is amazing!!" noted our best man) and we received countless compliments on the catering staff's attentiveness to details and friendly demeanor. The team made it all look so effortless. We appreciate how flexible they were regarding vegetarian/vegan meals, and also put together some pretty tasty children's dinners. Our only complaint is that my now-husband and I didn't get to enjoy all the amazing appetizers because we were too busy taking photographs during the cocktail hour! Selecting Pacific Harvest Catering was one of the best decisions we made for our wedding. Highly recommend!
We selected Pacific Harvest Catering for our wedding and truly couldn't have been happier! Dawn and Seth were willing to Read more...
We selected Pacific Harvest Catering for our wedding and truly couldn't have been happier! Dawn and Seth were willing to meet with us in person to let us sample food, allowed us to create a seasonal menu that fit our event, and were incredibly helpful with logistical issues throughout the challenging planning process (as we were planning an event 3,000 miles from our home). Our guests loved the food ("Even this butter is amazing!!" noted our best man) and we received countless compliments on the catering staff's attentiveness to details and friendly demeanor. The team made it all look so effortless. We appreciate how flexible they were regarding vegetarian/vegan meals, and also put together some pretty tasty children's dinners. Our only complaint is that my now-husband and I didn't get to enjoy all the amazing appetizers because we were too busy taking photographs during the cocktail hour! Selecting Pacific Harvest Catering was one of the best decisions we made for our wedding. Highly recommend! Read less
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Dana
Wedding:
11/27/2008
4.7/5.0
Pacific Harvest Catering did a spectacular job at our wedding. While I recall every last detail, we've since learned from many of our guests what they remember - the food! That's okay though, because Pacific Harvest really exceeded our expectations (which were very high). The service staff was very good too, because they really demonstrated an appreciation that our event was a wedding and not just another banquet or event. I think this distinction is important because you only get married once and its the day I will remember forever. Thanks Seth, seriously, because I know we're going to be reading about you in magazines some day - you're very creative!
Pacific Harvest Catering did a spectacular job at our wedding. While I recall every last detail, we've since learned from Read more...
Pacific Harvest Catering did a spectacular job at our wedding. While I recall every last detail, we've since learned from many of our guests what they remember - the food! That's okay though, because Pacific Harvest really exceeded our expectations (which were very high). The service staff was very good too, because they really demonstrated an appreciation that our event was a wedding and not just another banquet or event. I think this distinction is important because you only get married once and its the day I will remember forever. Thanks Seth, seriously, because I know we're going to be reading about you in magazines some day - you're very creative! Read less
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LisaS
Wedding:
6/2/2012
4.6/5.0
Everyone loved the food at our wedding and kept talking about how great it was! We got the plated dinner at the Atascadero Pavilion. The appetizers were also delicious. They are very busy, and at times it can be a little bit hard to get a response back from them (especially farther out from your wedding).

The service wasn't perfect -- they had to be reminded to put coffee out in the evening, to cut up the cake, etc., and the bartender opened up a ton of champagne and other wine bottles that were bought in excess 'just to be safe' and then couldn't be returned or stored long term (fyi, bevmo accepts returns of unopened wine bottles). We had gotten a lot of extra champagne bottles thinking that people could order champagne at the bar all night, and that we could probably serve some of them for brunch the next day or have them on our honeymoon, but the bartender didn't count the number of bottles versus number of people and just opened all of them for the champagne toast (every single bottle, all at once). Overall, Pacific Harvest was great, and I do think it was a very reasonable deal for the price, but do be specific with them about what you have planned for your bar service.
Everyone loved the food at our wedding and kept talking about how great it was! We got the plated dinner at the Atascadero Read more...
Everyone loved the food at our wedding and kept talking about how great it was! We got the plated dinner at the Atascadero Pavilion. The appetizers were also delicious. They are very busy, and at times it can be a little bit hard to get a response back from them (especially farther out from your wedding).

The service wasn't perfect -- they had to be reminded to put coffee out in the evening, to cut up the cake, etc., and the bartender opened up a ton of champagne and other wine bottles that were bought in excess 'just to be safe' and then couldn't be returned or stored long term (fyi, bevmo accepts returns of unopened wine bottles). We had gotten a lot of extra champagne bottles thinking that people could order champagne at the bar all night, and that we could probably serve some of them for brunch the next day or have them on our honeymoon, but the bartender didn't count the number of bottles versus number of people and just opened all of them for the champagne toast (every single bottle, all at once). Overall, Pacific Harvest was great, and I do think it was a very reasonable deal for the price, but do be specific with them about what you have planned for your bar service. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Wedding:
6/22/2013
4.5/5.0
Pacific Harvest recently catered my wedding on the Central Coast. I booked them after meeting and speaking with many other caterers in the area and chose them because of Dawn's great recommendations and our menu options.

Throughout our planning process, I ran into a few responsiveness issues like emails not being responded to and phone calls left unreturned. Our main contact also switched a few times which wasn't that big of a deal but probably could have alleviated these problems.

The day of our wedding the food and service was excellent. The Pacific Harvest team worked so hard and really made for a great day. We got plenty of compliments on how much our guests enjoyed the dinner!
Pacific Harvest recently catered my wedding on the Central Coast. I booked them after meeting and speaking with many other Read more...
Pacific Harvest recently catered my wedding on the Central Coast. I booked them after meeting and speaking with many other caterers in the area and chose them because of Dawn's great recommendations and our menu options.

Throughout our planning process, I ran into a few responsiveness issues like emails not being responded to and phone calls left unreturned. Our main contact also switched a few times which wasn't that big of a deal but probably could have alleviated these problems.

The day of our wedding the food and service was excellent. The Pacific Harvest team worked so hard and really made for a great day. We got plenty of compliments on how much our guests enjoyed the dinner! Read less
Services Used: Catering
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ssakoda
Wedding:
3/24/2012
4.4/5.0
Aside from our venue, Pacific Harvest was the first vendor we booked as food was our number one priority for our late March wedding. We didn’t have a set theme other than we wanted to create a giant dinner party that was warm and inviting with great food, and Pacific Harvest’s “seasonal, local” approach was perfect for us. We worked closely with Dawn to create a menu that would be served family-style – she takes your ideas and does a great job of incorporating them into the offerings. Dawn had her first baby about half way into our planning so sometimes we struggled with communication and clarity on details from what they offer. If I have the chance to work with them again, I’d make sure to be more proactive about requesting these specifics up front (for ex., Asking what serving pieces they plan to offer for the event. For us, we ended up needing to rent about $500 more of serving items we didn’t anticipate earlier in the planning process). Also, if you choose to serve family-style make sure to ask that the servers help guests understand how food will be served as there was some confusion with some of our guests in the dining process. In the end, the food was delicious, inventive for “wedding fare” and a very worthwhile product.
Aside from our venue, Pacific Harvest was the first vendor we booked as food was our number one priority for our late Read more...
Aside from our venue, Pacific Harvest was the first vendor we booked as food was our number one priority for our late March wedding. We didn’t have a set theme other than we wanted to create a giant dinner party that was warm and inviting with great food, and Pacific Harvest’s “seasonal, local” approach was perfect for us. We worked closely with Dawn to create a menu that would be served family-style – she takes your ideas and does a great job of incorporating them into the offerings. Dawn had her first baby about half way into our planning so sometimes we struggled with communication and clarity on details from what they offer. If I have the chance to work with them again, I’d make sure to be more proactive about requesting these specifics up front (for ex., Asking what serving pieces they plan to offer for the event. For us, we ended up needing to rent about $500 more of serving items we didn’t anticipate earlier in the planning process). Also, if you choose to serve family-style make sure to ask that the servers help guests understand how food will be served as there was some confusion with some of our guests in the dining process. In the end, the food was delicious, inventive for “wedding fare” and a very worthwhile product. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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SpicySaltySweet
Wedding:
4/24/2010
4.4/5.0
Dawn, Seth and Paul were a great catering team. I'm a food and wine writer, so I'm very particular and my husband and I wanted the meal at our wedding to be special, rustic and have a homey touch. They nailed it, helping us create something that was personalized, including handmade tortellini en brodo and lavender encrusted lamb, some of the best-cooked artichokes we've ever eaten, and lots of fresh ingredients from the farmers' market from cocktail hour through the strawberries and mascarpone at dessert. I've heard from a number of our guests that it was the best wedding food they'd ever had, and while we're biased, we'd have to agree.
Dawn, Seth and Paul were a great catering team. I'm a food and wine writer, so I'm very particular and my husband and I Read more...
Dawn, Seth and Paul were a great catering team. I'm a food and wine writer, so I'm very particular and my husband and I wanted the meal at our wedding to be special, rustic and have a homey touch. They nailed it, helping us create something that was personalized, including handmade tortellini en brodo and lavender encrusted lamb, some of the best-cooked artichokes we've ever eaten, and lots of fresh ingredients from the farmers' market from cocktail hour through the strawberries and mascarpone at dessert. I've heard from a number of our guests that it was the best wedding food they'd ever had, and while we're biased, we'd have to agree. Read less
Services Used: Catering

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