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Panda Catering

Rosemead , CA
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1683 Walnut Grove Ave
Rosemead, CA 91770 US (map)

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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Words cannot express how grateful we are for everything Mila, Annie, Kevin and the rest of the Panda team have done for our wedding. A 300 guest count wedding in an all outdoor garden is no easy task and they handled it with precision and grace. From Panda we had to rent all the serveware, servers, food, appetizers, and even an outdoor kitchen!! No easy task but they did not bat an eye.

Guests cannot stop raving and cannot not believe Panda was able to prepare food like that in an outdoor kitchen they prepared on site. Everything tasted amazing.

Everyone also said they couldn't believe the appetizers were so "fancy" with the presentation style. The passed appetizers were always in abundance and our guests were stuffed. My hubby and I loved the bacon wrapped scallops and the crowd favorite seemed to be the steamed buns!

Our amazing coordinator could not stop saying that Panda was such an amazing vendor despite never having worked with them before. Panda brought an entire village of staff to our wedding. Every person from Panda Had outstanding service, professionalism and a constant welcoming smile. I saw the entire team running around to ensure everything went smoothly and handled everything with such grace.

They did not miss a beat with all the crazy details I wanted. I am so impressed by how they remembered every single detail from my thousands of emails. I know a lot of hard work had to go on behind the scenes in order to ensure everything was in place.

I could go on and on about how Panda and our coordinator were the instrumental reasons our wedding was such a success and we could never thank them enough. At Asian weddings, the food is the most criticized items and guests could not stop talking about how great it was. For the bride and groom, the collaboration with the vendor comes long before the wedding day and it was an absolute joy with Panda every step of the way.
Words cannot express how grateful we are for everything Mila, Annie, Kevin and the rest of the Panda team have done for Read more...
Words cannot express how grateful we are for everything Mila, Annie, Kevin and the rest of the Panda team have done for our wedding. A 300 guest count wedding in an all outdoor garden is no easy task and they handled it with precision and grace. From Panda we had to rent all the serveware, servers, food, appetizers, and even an outdoor kitchen!! No easy task but they did not bat an eye.

Guests cannot stop raving and cannot not believe Panda was able to prepare food like that in an outdoor kitchen they prepared on site. Everything tasted amazing.

Everyone also said they couldn't believe the appetizers were so "fancy" with the presentation style. The passed appetizers were always in abundance and our guests were stuffed. My hubby and I loved the bacon wrapped scallops and the crowd favorite seemed to be the steamed buns!

Our amazing coordinator could not stop saying that Panda was such an amazing vendor despite never having worked with them before. Panda brought an entire village of staff to our wedding. Every person from Panda Had outstanding service, professionalism and a constant welcoming smile. I saw the entire team running around to ensure everything went smoothly and handled everything with such grace.

They did not miss a beat with all the crazy details I wanted. I am so impressed by how they remembered every single detail from my thousands of emails. I know a lot of hard work had to go on behind the scenes in order to ensure everything was in place.

I could go on and on about how Panda and our coordinator were the instrumental reasons our wedding was such a success and we could never thank them enough. At Asian weddings, the food is the most criticized items and guests could not stop talking about how great it was. For the bride and groom, the collaboration with the vendor comes long before the wedding day and it was an absolute joy with Panda every step of the way. Read less
Services Used: Catering, Rentals & Photobooths
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Abby
Wedding:
9/19/2015
5.0/5.0
Panda’s great catering service really made our wedding a wonderful experience! My husband and I feel so lucky to find and choose Panda catering as my wedding catering for their delicious and authentic Chinese food, as well as the excellent and professional service. All of our guests love the food, said it’s the best wedding Chinese food they’ve ever had (some of the guests are professional chefs).

My wedding venue (a golf clubhouse) doesn’t provide Chinese food, so I need to find catering service in LA/OC area. I looked through all the wedding sites and forums and googled, there are 6 Chinese catering I found and I did food tasting on all of them. Among them, Panda’s food is the most fresh and authenticate one. I grow up in China, so not a big fan of American style Chinese food, Panda’s food is authentic cantonese style, which I love.

Then I started to work with Adam, as the catering manager. He is very professional, detail oriented and very on top of things. It’s really a pleasure to work with him. My venue also highly praised Adam as the best outside catering people they’ve ever work with.

On the wedding day, the food quality is excellent!!! Here are some dishes praised by almost all our guests: steamed whole fish (very well cooked), lobster with ginger and scallions (it’s fresh, delicious and big amount), shrimp stuffed crab claws (crispy outside and tender inside), filet mignon (really good). The food plating is neat and decent, which gave guest a good first impression when food first served. The service is excellent and they works with the venue staff. (The venue staff is also very professional). They also provide special combo meal for vegetarian guest and my wedding vendors.

I highly recommend Adam Yu and Panda catering.
Panda’s great catering service really made our wedding a wonderful experience! My husband and I feel so lucky to find and Read more...
Panda’s great catering service really made our wedding a wonderful experience! My husband and I feel so lucky to find and choose Panda catering as my wedding catering for their delicious and authentic Chinese food, as well as the excellent and professional service. All of our guests love the food, said it’s the best wedding Chinese food they’ve ever had (some of the guests are professional chefs).

My wedding venue (a golf clubhouse) doesn’t provide Chinese food, so I need to find catering service in LA/OC area. I looked through all the wedding sites and forums and googled, there are 6 Chinese catering I found and I did food tasting on all of them. Among them, Panda’s food is the most fresh and authenticate one. I grow up in China, so not a big fan of American style Chinese food, Panda’s food is authentic cantonese style, which I love.

Then I started to work with Adam, as the catering manager. He is very professional, detail oriented and very on top of things. It’s really a pleasure to work with him. My venue also highly praised Adam as the best outside catering people they’ve ever work with.

On the wedding day, the food quality is excellent!!! Here are some dishes praised by almost all our guests: steamed whole fish (very well cooked), lobster with ginger and scallions (it’s fresh, delicious and big amount), shrimp stuffed crab claws (crispy outside and tender inside), filet mignon (really good). The food plating is neat and decent, which gave guest a good first impression when food first served. The service is excellent and they works with the venue staff. (The venue staff is also very professional). They also provide special combo meal for vegetarian guest and my wedding vendors.

I highly recommend Adam Yu and Panda catering. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Wendy
Wedding:
9/20/2014
5.0/5.0
Nicole (the catering manager) and the team at Panda Catering were great! I was referred to them by my wedding coordinator, and I'm glad she did. Nicole was helpful from the first time we contacted her and we were able to quickly set up a food tasting, to help us decide if we wanted to hire them for the hors d'oeuvres during our wedding cocktail hour. All the food we tasted was great, so we decided to hire them. When our wedding rolled around, they stayed in contact with our wedding coordinator to make sure they knew when they were expected to arrive, as well as where they would be setting up. This made things much easier on me, since it was one less thing I had to worry about. On the day of the wedding, I received feedback from numerous guests that they really enjoyed all the hors d'oeuvres and the servers were great. I'd recommend them to anyone else looking for delicious food for any event they're planning!
Nicole (the catering manager) and the team at Panda Catering were great! I was referred to them by my wedding coordinator, Read more...
Nicole (the catering manager) and the team at Panda Catering were great! I was referred to them by my wedding coordinator, and I'm glad she did. Nicole was helpful from the first time we contacted her and we were able to quickly set up a food tasting, to help us decide if we wanted to hire them for the hors d'oeuvres during our wedding cocktail hour. All the food we tasted was great, so we decided to hire them. When our wedding rolled around, they stayed in contact with our wedding coordinator to make sure they knew when they were expected to arrive, as well as where they would be setting up. This made things much easier on me, since it was one less thing I had to worry about. On the day of the wedding, I received feedback from numerous guests that they really enjoyed all the hors d'oeuvres and the servers were great. I'd recommend them to anyone else looking for delicious food for any event they're planning! Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Ashley
Wedding:
9/19/2014
5.0/5.0
We found Panda Catering at a wedding expo. The same week one of the managers, Nicole had reached us through email and set up a taste session. We were blown away by their food. There were so many good and different options to choose from, we knew we would not be disappointed. The day of the wedding the presentation, the food, and the service was everything we could have imagined and more! Panda Catering easily catered our 250 guest wedding and we did not worry about one thing the entire wedding. Nicole was there for us from the beginning to the end. We would highly recommend their catering services to anyone. Thank you Panda, you are now our family restaurant,
We found Panda Catering at a wedding expo. The same week one of the managers, Nicole had reached us through email and set Read more...
We found Panda Catering at a wedding expo. The same week one of the managers, Nicole had reached us through email and set up a taste session. We were blown away by their food. There were so many good and different options to choose from, we knew we would not be disappointed. The day of the wedding the presentation, the food, and the service was everything we could have imagined and more! Panda Catering easily catered our 250 guest wedding and we did not worry about one thing the entire wedding. Nicole was there for us from the beginning to the end. We would highly recommend their catering services to anyone. Thank you Panda, you are now our family restaurant, Read less
Services Used: Catering
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heather
Wedding:
6/28/2014
5.0/5.0
We love Panda Catering! Nicole is super easy to work with and she goes above and beyond to make sure your catering needs are met. The food is amazing and they made our buffet stations look beautiful! The servers and bartenders were awesome, some of our drink-happy guests said that the bartenders for our event were super fun! Definitely would recommend them for any catering needs!
We love Panda Catering! Nicole is super easy to work with and she goes above and beyond to make sure your catering needs Read more...
We love Panda Catering! Nicole is super easy to work with and she goes above and beyond to make sure your catering needs are met. The food is amazing and they made our buffet stations look beautiful! The servers and bartenders were awesome, some of our drink-happy guests said that the bartenders for our event were super fun! Definitely would recommend them for any catering needs! Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Lori
Wedding:
6/21/2014
5.0/5.0
Wow how can explain this vendor in normal English! The level of professionalism and organization was astounding. They worked so well with my venue that I barely had to lift a finger. The food is AMAZING!!! Really though it was so good we had a wonderful sushi bar, chicken and beef teriyaki with all the works, appetizers, and drinks (non-alcoholic and alcoholic). This vendor even cut the cake! WOW all I can say is I would recommend them in a heart beat.
Wow how can explain this vendor in normal English! The level of professionalism and organization was astounding. They Read more...
Wow how can explain this vendor in normal English! The level of professionalism and organization was astounding. They worked so well with my venue that I barely had to lift a finger. The food is AMAZING!!! Really though it was so good we had a wonderful sushi bar, chicken and beef teriyaki with all the works, appetizers, and drinks (non-alcoholic and alcoholic). This vendor even cut the cake! WOW all I can say is I would recommend them in a heart beat. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Kimmy
Wedding:
5/25/2014
5.0/5.0
I had Panda cater my recent outdoor wedding. Planning a wedding can be (IS) such an ordeal and with the amount of DIY I had planned in the final weeks- I was a complete mess. The only constant thing I had total confidence in was Nicole (the catering manager) and the Panda team.

From the initial meeting, I knew we were in great hands. Nicole was attentive and the food blew us away. It's not the flowers or your dress or the photo booth people remember - it's the FOOD. Coupled with the most amazing catering team and I don't know why you're not contacting Panda NOW.

Now our venue was outdoors with no access to a kitchen, and I've watched enough Top Chef to know this can't be good. BUT! With Panda, it was EASY BREEZY FANTASTIC. They swooped in, erected a kitchen and the food was top restaurant quality.

Nicole was beyond amazing to work with. She's super responsive, raised questions and voiced concerns that never would have crossed my mind. She requested anything I neglected to send it her way. Many times I even felt she was more on top of my wedding than me! She's really great at working with you on your menu to make it truly unique and within your budget. They really are there for you and aims to please their clients.

I can't rave enough about Panda. I owe them so much for executing our most memorable night. Even our coordinator loved them said she would be recommending them to her clients!

The best advice in wedding planning I got was "Get great vendors". With Panda, you really are getting THE GREATEST.

( I almost wish I could get married again in order to work with Nicole and have Panda cater once more!)
I had Panda cater my recent outdoor wedding. Planning a wedding can be (IS) such an ordeal and with the amount of DIY I Read more...
I had Panda cater my recent outdoor wedding. Planning a wedding can be (IS) such an ordeal and with the amount of DIY I had planned in the final weeks- I was a complete mess. The only constant thing I had total confidence in was Nicole (the catering manager) and the Panda team.

From the initial meeting, I knew we were in great hands. Nicole was attentive and the food blew us away. It's not the flowers or your dress or the photo booth people remember - it's the FOOD. Coupled with the most amazing catering team and I don't know why you're not contacting Panda NOW.

Now our venue was outdoors with no access to a kitchen, and I've watched enough Top Chef to know this can't be good. BUT! With Panda, it was EASY BREEZY FANTASTIC. They swooped in, erected a kitchen and the food was top restaurant quality.

Nicole was beyond amazing to work with. She's super responsive, raised questions and voiced concerns that never would have crossed my mind. She requested anything I neglected to send it her way. Many times I even felt she was more on top of my wedding than me! She's really great at working with you on your menu to make it truly unique and within your budget. They really are there for you and aims to please their clients.

I can't rave enough about Panda. I owe them so much for executing our most memorable night. Even our coordinator loved them said she would be recommending them to her clients!

The best advice in wedding planning I got was "Get great vendors". With Panda, you really are getting THE GREATEST.

( I almost wish I could get married again in order to work with Nicole and have Panda cater once more!) Read less
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Sally
Wedding:
10/6/2013
5.0/5.0
I would say Panda's catering services were above & beyond my expectations. I just had my wedding a month ago & my husband wanted a very traditional chinese banquet experience for our guests. Mila Chan, our catering manager & her team made sure that the highest quality of food was served.

They are super accomodating, responsive & flexible, making the whole planning process easy for me. I was really touched by their kind gesture to pack the whole 10 course meal for me on the side, knowing that I would not have time to eat that night but still get to enjoy the food later:)

The wait staff services was impeccable! They are all so pleasant & professional.Truly service from the heart.Highly recommended!
I would say Panda's catering services were above & beyond my expectations. I just had my wedding a month ago & my husband Read more...
I would say Panda's catering services were above & beyond my expectations. I just had my wedding a month ago & my husband wanted a very traditional chinese banquet experience for our guests. Mila Chan, our catering manager & her team made sure that the highest quality of food was served.

They are super accomodating, responsive & flexible, making the whole planning process easy for me. I was really touched by their kind gesture to pack the whole 10 course meal for me on the side, knowing that I would not have time to eat that night but still get to enjoy the food later:)

The wait staff services was impeccable! They are all so pleasant & professional.Truly service from the heart.Highly recommended! Read less
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TiffanyandMinh
Wedding:
9/8/2013
5.0/5.0
We used Panda Catering for all of our food and bar service at our Wedding on September 8, 2013.

We first met with Luther and Nicole who were very easy to work with and familiar with dealing with catering both very traditional Chinese style banquets and more modern Westernized style receptions. We were looking for a caterer who could present traditional Chinese food using modern plating, and was familiar with catering at off-site venues (our venue did not allow cooking in their kitchen, only reheating). Panda was especially qualified because they brought all their equipment and cooked everything on site with their own woks, grills, etc. This made the food fresh and much more appetizing vs. other caterers we met with who told us they cook their food at their own kitchen first, and reheat on site.

Food
Having really good food was very important to us, since a lot of our guests are really big foodies. Having to please the older relatives and the younger crowd, we were given a lot of choices to select from for our dishes. During the tasting, they asked our opinion of each dish we tasted and were open to improving or modifying any dishes to our liking. They even presented us with additional options for our menu, which we ended up picking. We went with eight courses and each dish was delicious! Our guests could not stop raving about the food, specifically about the Chilean Sea Bass and still talk about it every time we see them!

Overall
We would definitely recommend using Nicole and her team to cater your event! They were very professional and responsive during the whole process from beginning to even post Wedding day. The wait staff was beyond professional and Nicole even brought out our signature drinks to us at our table - (had she not, we probably would not even had a chance to taste it!). Many thanks go out to the Panda Catering team for all their hard work - they went above and beyond our expectations!
We used Panda Catering for all of our food and bar service at our Wedding on September 8, 2013.

We first met Read more...
We used Panda Catering for all of our food and bar service at our Wedding on September 8, 2013.

We first met with Luther and Nicole who were very easy to work with and familiar with dealing with catering both very traditional Chinese style banquets and more modern Westernized style receptions. We were looking for a caterer who could present traditional Chinese food using modern plating, and was familiar with catering at off-site venues (our venue did not allow cooking in their kitchen, only reheating). Panda was especially qualified because they brought all their equipment and cooked everything on site with their own woks, grills, etc. This made the food fresh and much more appetizing vs. other caterers we met with who told us they cook their food at their own kitchen first, and reheat on site.

Food
Having really good food was very important to us, since a lot of our guests are really big foodies. Having to please the older relatives and the younger crowd, we were given a lot of choices to select from for our dishes. During the tasting, they asked our opinion of each dish we tasted and were open to improving or modifying any dishes to our liking. They even presented us with additional options for our menu, which we ended up picking. We went with eight courses and each dish was delicious! Our guests could not stop raving about the food, specifically about the Chilean Sea Bass and still talk about it every time we see them!

Overall
We would definitely recommend using Nicole and her team to cater your event! They were very professional and responsive during the whole process from beginning to even post Wedding day. The wait staff was beyond professional and Nicole even brought out our signature drinks to us at our table - (had she not, we probably would not even had a chance to taste it!). Many thanks go out to the Panda Catering team for all their hard work - they went above and beyond our expectations! Read less
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Jennifer
Wedding:
6/22/2013
5.0/5.0
I recently got married and was very very pleased with Panda's catering services. They definitely delivered all my expectations and went beyond.
I know I wanted authentic Chinese banquet style dinner at my wedding but did not want it held at a Chinese restaurant. I wanted a nice venue that can cater to my needs. Panda's catering director, Nicole, was extremely professional and so easy to work with. It made my planning so simple and smooth. They are a one stop shop. They provided the food, bartenders, servers, dessert, rentals, set up and clean up.
They can practically make anything you want. All 9 courses plus my appetizers tasted just like my food tasting session. My friends and family raved about the menu and how good it tasted. Everything served was full of flavor and piping hot, even after transporting the food up 32 floors.
They made sure my husband and I ate our dinner so we were served all 9 courses in individual portions. They even helped us pack our left overs so we can eat at our hotel room afterwards. We were treated with exceptional service and was so glad we had food at the end of the night, because you definitely need it after such a long and eventful day.
Overall, we were so happy we chose Panda as our caterer. Catering is one of the most expensive part of a party, so it is wise to choose one that can deliver the food you expect.
Thank you to Nicole and your team for everything.
I recently got married and was very very pleased with Panda's catering services. They definitely delivered all my Read more...
I recently got married and was very very pleased with Panda's catering services. They definitely delivered all my expectations and went beyond.
I know I wanted authentic Chinese banquet style dinner at my wedding but did not want it held at a Chinese restaurant. I wanted a nice venue that can cater to my needs. Panda's catering director, Nicole, was extremely professional and so easy to work with. It made my planning so simple and smooth. They are a one stop shop. They provided the food, bartenders, servers, dessert, rentals, set up and clean up.
They can practically make anything you want. All 9 courses plus my appetizers tasted just like my food tasting session. My friends and family raved about the menu and how good it tasted. Everything served was full of flavor and piping hot, even after transporting the food up 32 floors.
They made sure my husband and I ate our dinner so we were served all 9 courses in individual portions. They even helped us pack our left overs so we can eat at our hotel room afterwards. We were treated with exceptional service and was so glad we had food at the end of the night, because you definitely need it after such a long and eventful day.
Overall, we were so happy we chose Panda as our caterer. Catering is one of the most expensive part of a party, so it is wise to choose one that can deliver the food you expect.
Thank you to Nicole and your team for everything. Read less
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