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Shining Stars Catering, LLC

Kansas City , MO

LOCATION

11920 NW Ambassador Drive
Kansas City, MO 64153 US (map)

PHONE

816-270-2212

WEBSITE

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ABOUT US

At Shining Stars Catering, we consider ourselves to be a Boutique catering company, taking the time to understand your version of “the perfect day” so that we can provide the essential... Read more
At Shining Stars Catering, we consider ourselves to be a Boutique catering company, taking the time to understand your version of “the perfect day” so that we can provide the essential elements to make your wedding a flawless expression of you. Our Bridal Couples become wonderfully intertwined in our lives. During the process of planning we spend months or even a year or more talking, planning and getting to know your heart's desire. . .by the wedding day, our Brides and Grooms have become a part of our families and friends for life. It is a privilege and honor to make your special dreams for your wedding day come true. Food brings families and friends together and we are dedicated to making sure that we create a memorable day for you and your guests.

As a Boutique caterer, we are committed to catering only two weddings per day, so that the focus is on each Bridal Couple exclusively. From the first greeting of guests at the door to the tiered cake awaiting your knife, Shining Stars Catering can oversee all the details of your special day to ensure that your wedding day vision comes to life. Whether you want to create a casual atmosphere with hors d’oeuvres buffet or a formal seated five-course meal, our cuisine and service will be exceptional AND fit perfectly into your budget. It is an honor and privilege for us to play a vital role in the most beautiful and important day of your life!


Shining Stars Catering also specializes in other wedding events such as Engagement Parties, Bride's Luncheons or Brunches, Wedding Showers, Rehearsal Dinners and "Morning After Wedding" Brunches. All events associated with one of our wedding couples receives a ten percent discount from our catering services.





For More information, please contact us!

Angela Smith, Director of Sales and Marketing

816-679-8622 (c) 816-270-2212 (o)

sales@shiningstarscatering.com

Deborah Williams, Owner and Executive Chef

816-214-6930 (c) 816-270-2212 (o)

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INFO FOR CATERING

What event services do you provide?
Clean Up, Delivery, Set Up
What catering services do you provide?
Buffet, Cake, Cake Cutting, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Family Style, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake OK, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings
What types of cuisine do you cater?
American, Asian, Cajun, Caribbean, Chinese, French, German, Indian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin American, Local, Mediterranean, Mexican, Southern, Southwestern, Spanish, Thai, Vietnamese
What dietary needs can you accommodate?
Gluten Free, Kosher, Lactose Free, No Pork, Nut Free, Organic, Vegan, Vegetarian
What bar services do you provide?
Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, Liquor License, Outside Alcohol OK, Premium Liquor, Signature Cocktail(s), Specialty Beer
Which of the following items can you provide?
Barware, China, Chocolate Fountain, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

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Reem
Wedding:
7/24/2016
5.0/5.0
I absolutely recommend Shining Stars Catering. Deborah was amazing!!! We booked Shining Stars Catering for food, alcohol, linens, cake cutting service, etc. Deb and her team worked very hard to make sure everything was perfect and in budget on our wedding day. The food was fabulous, our guests were pleased with the team, and the linens were stunning. Thank you Deb for helping make my wedding day perfect! Much love! -Reem Lynn Adams
I absolutely recommend Shining Stars Catering. Deborah was amazing!!! We booked Shining Stars Catering for food, alcohol, Read more...
I absolutely recommend Shining Stars Catering. Deborah was amazing!!! We booked Shining Stars Catering for food, alcohol, linens, cake cutting service, etc. Deb and her team worked very hard to make sure everything was perfect and in budget on our wedding day. The food was fabulous, our guests were pleased with the team, and the linens were stunning. Thank you Deb for helping make my wedding day perfect! Much love! -Reem Lynn Adams Read less
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Susie
Wedding:
12/12/2015
5.0/5.0
We had Shining Stars cater our daughter's wedding reception and they did a fabulous job. We found out about them at an Open House and like their food so decided to go with them. My daughter worked with them on the details so I can't really comment on the process leading up to the reception. However, I can say the food was fabulous and we had many many people commenting all night long about it. They made themselves available through the evening but also stayed appropriately in the background serving our guests when needed. Thomas was the person who my daughter worked with the most and he was super responsive, very friendly, pleasant and flexible. And, the food was just as we expected! I've already recommended them to brides and will continue to do so.
We had Shining Stars cater our daughter's wedding reception and they did a fabulous job. We found out about them at an Read more...
We had Shining Stars cater our daughter's wedding reception and they did a fabulous job. We found out about them at an Open House and like their food so decided to go with them. My daughter worked with them on the details so I can't really comment on the process leading up to the reception. However, I can say the food was fabulous and we had many many people commenting all night long about it. They made themselves available through the evening but also stayed appropriately in the background serving our guests when needed. Thomas was the person who my daughter worked with the most and he was super responsive, very friendly, pleasant and flexible. And, the food was just as we expected! I've already recommended them to brides and will continue to do so. Read less
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Shining Stars Catering, LLC responded with the following comments:

Thank you so much! It was an honor to be a part of this most important day for your family.
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Jen
Wedding:
9/26/2015
5.0/5.0
I will only use Shining Stars for my future catering needs! Deb and her team were absolutely amazing for our wedding cocktail hour and reception. Being in Kansas City, we had the BBQ buffet and the food is DELICIOUS! Our guests could not stop talking about how great every piece of food was, including the local BBQ sauce and pickle bar. The team was so accommodating with our wants/financial needs and really made us feel like friends. There was complete trust in their services which greatly reduced my stress for the day. Communication was timely and costs very reasonable for quality of food. We were also able to add bartenders and DIY cake service which allowed us additional flexibility. Wonderful caterers!
I will only use Shining Stars for my future catering needs! Deb and her team were absolutely amazing for our wedding Read more...
I will only use Shining Stars for my future catering needs! Deb and her team were absolutely amazing for our wedding cocktail hour and reception. Being in Kansas City, we had the BBQ buffet and the food is DELICIOUS! Our guests could not stop talking about how great every piece of food was, including the local BBQ sauce and pickle bar. The team was so accommodating with our wants/financial needs and really made us feel like friends. There was complete trust in their services which greatly reduced my stress for the day. Communication was timely and costs very reasonable for quality of food. We were also able to add bartenders and DIY cake service which allowed us additional flexibility. Wonderful caterers! Read less
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Shining Stars Catering, LLC responded with the following comments:

It was SUCH a pleasure working with Jen. She was totally focused on making this a special day for her family and friends. It was a relaxed, beautiful and amazing wedding. . .just like Jen herself. We loved every moment!!!
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crystal
Wedding:
9/25/2015
5.0/5.0
Deb and her team are so wonderful! We met them at a Perfect Wedding Guide wedding fair and it was pretty much decided right then and there. My fiance and I used one of their special event nights to taste their food for the first time. It was incredible! It was even good warmed up as leftovers the next day. The private tasting has been one of my favorite parts of wedding planning. They are so easy to talk to, work with and just a great team to have on your side and for your event. Thank you again!!
Deb and her team are so wonderful! We met them at a Perfect Wedding Guide wedding fair and it was pretty much decided Read more...
Deb and her team are so wonderful! We met them at a Perfect Wedding Guide wedding fair and it was pretty much decided right then and there. My fiance and I used one of their special event nights to taste their food for the first time. It was incredible! It was even good warmed up as leftovers the next day. The private tasting has been one of my favorite parts of wedding planning. They are so easy to talk to, work with and just a great team to have on your side and for your event. Thank you again!! Read less
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Shining Stars Catering, LLC responded with the following comments:

Thank you do much Crystal!!! You guys have been a joy to work with and we feel so honored to be a part of your special day!
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Terrell
Wedding:
8/1/2015
5.0/5.0
Words cannot describe how great Shining Stars Catering is. The caterer that worked with us (Debra) was incredible and was one of the most flexible and accommodating people I have ever met and really she decreased a lot of stress in planning this wedding. The entire experience from the planning to the actual execution was done with the highest of professional courtesy and the food my guests are still talking/asking about. I have no higher recommendation if you are in the KC area for a caterer that gives high quality food for a decent price. Shining star was excellent.
Words cannot describe how great Shining Stars Catering is. The caterer that worked with us (Debra) was incredible and was Read more...
Words cannot describe how great Shining Stars Catering is. The caterer that worked with us (Debra) was incredible and was one of the most flexible and accommodating people I have ever met and really she decreased a lot of stress in planning this wedding. The entire experience from the planning to the actual execution was done with the highest of professional courtesy and the food my guests are still talking/asking about. I have no higher recommendation if you are in the KC area for a caterer that gives high quality food for a decent price. Shining star was excellent. Read less
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Kathryn
Wedding:
11/22/2014
5.0/5.0
Shining stars is so great to work with. Every person raved about the food at the reception and I haven't tasted anything they make that isn't amazing. They have amazing customer service and are always wanting to help. I highly recommend them to anyone needing food catered for an event!
Shining stars is so great to work with. Every person raved about the food at the reception and I haven't tasted anything Read more...
Shining stars is so great to work with. Every person raved about the food at the reception and I haven't tasted anything they make that isn't amazing. They have amazing customer service and are always wanting to help. I highly recommend them to anyone needing food catered for an event! Read less
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Ashley
Wedding:
11/15/2014
5.0/5.0
Deb and her staff were amazing! They worked with us to make a menu that was perfect for our wedding while staying in our price range. Everyone at the reception complimented on how delicious the food was…we couldn't be happier with our choice!
Deb and her staff were amazing! They worked with us to make a menu that was perfect for our wedding while staying in our Read more...
Deb and her staff were amazing! They worked with us to make a menu that was perfect for our wedding while staying in our price range. Everyone at the reception complimented on how delicious the food was…we couldn't be happier with our choice! Read less
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Mary Pat
Wedding:
11/16/2013
5.0/5.0
Shining Stars Catering is truly a five star service! From the first time we met with Deborah and her husband to discuss our options and taste their entree samples, we knew we had found the perfect caterer for our daughters wedding reception. Our tasting session was like dining with old friends who shared common interests! They were warm, friendly, and professional, and offered great value for their service. Many of our 400+ guests were complementary to the meal and service they provided. I would strongly recommend Shining Stars for your next event!

Kevin and Mary Pat Nachbar
Shining Stars Catering is truly a five star service! From the first time we met with Deborah and her husband to discuss Read more...
Shining Stars Catering is truly a five star service! From the first time we met with Deborah and her husband to discuss our options and taste their entree samples, we knew we had found the perfect caterer for our daughters wedding reception. Our tasting session was like dining with old friends who shared common interests! They were warm, friendly, and professional, and offered great value for their service. Many of our 400+ guests were complementary to the meal and service they provided. I would strongly recommend Shining Stars for your next event!

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Shining Stars Catering, LLC responded with the following comments:

We were so thrilled to be a part of this joy filled wedding. . .it was a complete pleasure!
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Chelsea
Wedding:
9/14/2013
5.0/5.0
Shining Stars Catering was wonderful to work with for our wedding. We sat down with the owners, Deb & Marv on two separate occasions - they work really hard to make sure they understand your vision and plan for the day. We did passed appetizers during the cocktail hour and a selection of heavy appetizers for our reception and there was more than enough food for everyone and I heard nothing but rave reviews. The staff was extremely attentive - one worker offered to light the candles on the tables for me because he recognized it hadn't been done. My husband and I didn't get a chance to eat much because we were busy mingling, but Shining Stars made sure to deliver plates to our seats, which was such a nice gesture. My father has severe food allergies and Shining Stars made a special plate just for him which was such a relief for me to know that he had something he could eat! I had a great experience using Shining Stars Catering!
Shining Stars Catering was wonderful to work with for our wedding. We sat down with the owners, Deb & Marv on two separate Read more...
Shining Stars Catering was wonderful to work with for our wedding. We sat down with the owners, Deb & Marv on two separate occasions - they work really hard to make sure they understand your vision and plan for the day. We did passed appetizers during the cocktail hour and a selection of heavy appetizers for our reception and there was more than enough food for everyone and I heard nothing but rave reviews. The staff was extremely attentive - one worker offered to light the candles on the tables for me because he recognized it hadn't been done. My husband and I didn't get a chance to eat much because we were busy mingling, but Shining Stars made sure to deliver plates to our seats, which was such a nice gesture. My father has severe food allergies and Shining Stars made a special plate just for him which was such a relief for me to know that he had something he could eat! I had a great experience using Shining Stars Catering! Read less
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Shining Stars is proud to offer a discount of 10% for wedding activities for our bridal couples. This discount includes wedding showers, engagement parties, bachelorette parties, bridesmaid's brunch or lunch, rehearsal dinners or "morning after" wedding brunches. Additionally, if a buffet is selected, we provide table service to the Bridal Couple for free.
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