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Sweetwater Cuisine

Virginia Beach , VA
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LOCATION

4216 Virginia Beach Blvd, Suite 140
Virginia Beach, VA 23452 US (map)

PHONE

757-403-7073

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ABOUT US

Jodi Moore and Kelly Burns have always dreamed of owning their own catering business. Growing up in the small town of Bogue Chitto, Mississippi, southern cooking was a way of life for... Read more
Jodi Moore and Kelly Burns have always dreamed of owning their own catering business. Growing up in the small town of Bogue Chitto, Mississippi, southern cooking was a way of life for the two girls. Their mother Tomma, a caterer herself, shared the joy of cooking with her daughters at a very early age. Using the lessons they learned in the kitchen from her, the two sisters have now turned their dream into what is today Sweetwater Cuisine.​

The name Sweetwater Cuisine originated from an old school located in the community where the girls were raised. Their great-great-great-great grandfather donated the land for the original Sweetwater School which was built in the late 1800s. The name Sweetwater was chosen because the school was located near a creek that was fed by many natural springs that actually did make the water sweet. The school quickly became the gathering place of the community. Socials and meetings were held there which, of course, meant great food!

Jodi and Kelly have incorporated this great love of food into Sweetwater’s various menus which include many family recipes that have been passed down for generations—such as their homemade rolls, meatballs, and gumbo. They hope you enjoy looking through some of their sample menus where you, too, can experience the taste of Sweetwater yourself.​ Read less
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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, Cocktail Reception, Family Style, Hors d'oeuvres, Plated, Stations
What types of cuisine do you cater?
American, Asian, Cajun, Caribbean, Italian, Latin American, Mediterranean, Mexican, Southern, Southwestern
What dietary needs can you accommodate?
Gluten Free, Kosher, No Pork, Organic, Vegetarian
What bar services do you provide?
Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Wine, Premium Liquor, Signature Cocktail(s), Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine
Which of the following items can you provide?
Tables
Which of the following items can you provide?
Barware, China, Chocolate Fountain, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

REVIEWS

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Kayla
Wedding:
6/27/2015
4.8/5.0
We have now worked with Jodi for several events and I hope that we have many more opportunities to work with her and her staff in the future. The food is outstanding and the presentation is some of the most magnificently creative stuff that I have ever seen. Have an idea? Ask her, and I bet she will make it happen. Jodi is one of the most creative people I've worked with and she certainly has an eye for what she does. I've been to so many weddings where the food is the least exciting part of the night but with Sweetwater, people could not stop talking about how delicious it was and how perfectly assembled everything was, down to the littlest detail! They were worth every penny and we are so thrilled with the way everything turned out!
We have now worked with Jodi for several events and I hope that we have many more opportunities to work with her and her Read more...
We have now worked with Jodi for several events and I hope that we have many more opportunities to work with her and her staff in the future. The food is outstanding and the presentation is some of the most magnificently creative stuff that I have ever seen. Have an idea? Ask her, and I bet she will make it happen. Jodi is one of the most creative people I've worked with and she certainly has an eye for what she does. I've been to so many weddings where the food is the least exciting part of the night but with Sweetwater, people could not stop talking about how delicious it was and how perfectly assembled everything was, down to the littlest detail! They were worth every penny and we are so thrilled with the way everything turned out! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Sweetwater Cuisine did a phenomenal job with the food for our wedding. Jodi and her team spent a lot of time with us in designing our menu and selecting our rentals, including linens and chairs. Her staff was very professional and friendly. The finished result was fantastic. The food was amazing and was presented beautifully.
Sweetwater Cuisine did a phenomenal job with the food for our wedding. Jodi and her team spent a lot of time with us in Read more...
Sweetwater Cuisine did a phenomenal job with the food for our wedding. Jodi and her team spent a lot of time with us in designing our menu and selecting our rentals, including linens and chairs. Her staff was very professional and friendly. The finished result was fantastic. The food was amazing and was presented beautifully. Read less
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Whitney
Wedding:
10/18/2014
5.0/5.0
Words are not enough to describe just how amazing the food prepared by Sweetwater was at my wedding reception. EVERYTHING was absolutely delicious, people are still telling my husband, me, and our families that it was the best food they’ve ever had at a wedding.

I knew from our first meeting with Jodi that there was no doubt Sweetwater would be our caterer. Jodi really took the time to talk to my husband and I about the food we liked and wanted to serve, so she made our menu very personalized that included several sriracha flavored offerings and a few vegan selections. We opted for butlered hors d’ourves and food stations. Jodi also procured all of the tables, chairs, and tablecloths that were used at the reception.

Our butlered hors d’ourves included crabcakes, shrimp & grits shots, zucchini pistachio & tomato bites, and steak & potato macadamia skewers. Our food stations ranged from bbq sliders, a mac ‘n’ cheese bar with various toppings, a biscuit bar (with various types of biscuits & local jams), chicken pot pie with sweet potato crust, seared scallops (that were made to order), lamb lolli-pops, sriracha glazed meatballs, and cauliflower steaks. For dessert, Jodi was able to source macarons, miniature pies (pumpkin, pecan, and mixed berry cobbler), cake pops, and bonbons with edible glitter! And if that wasn’t enough, Jodi prepared warm chocolate chip cookies served atop shot glasses of milk and mini hot-dogs for late night snacks. We were able to try several of the dishes we selected prior to the wedding, and there was no doubt we had made the right choice.

Jodi and her team were absolute professionals, I didn’t have to worry about a thing during the reception. Jodi was easy to work with, took the time to listen to what we wanted, and made sure we got to eat at our own reception by preparing plates to eat in a private room. Sweetwater did an outstanding job helping to make our reception a memorable one!
Words are not enough to describe just how amazing the food prepared by Sweetwater was at my wedding reception. EVERYTHING Read more...
Words are not enough to describe just how amazing the food prepared by Sweetwater was at my wedding reception. EVERYTHING was absolutely delicious, people are still telling my husband, me, and our families that it was the best food they’ve ever had at a wedding.

I knew from our first meeting with Jodi that there was no doubt Sweetwater would be our caterer. Jodi really took the time to talk to my husband and I about the food we liked and wanted to serve, so she made our menu very personalized that included several sriracha flavored offerings and a few vegan selections. We opted for butlered hors d’ourves and food stations. Jodi also procured all of the tables, chairs, and tablecloths that were used at the reception.

Our butlered hors d’ourves included crabcakes, shrimp & grits shots, zucchini pistachio & tomato bites, and steak & potato macadamia skewers. Our food stations ranged from bbq sliders, a mac ‘n’ cheese bar with various toppings, a biscuit bar (with various types of biscuits & local jams), chicken pot pie with sweet potato crust, seared scallops (that were made to order), lamb lolli-pops, sriracha glazed meatballs, and cauliflower steaks. For dessert, Jodi was able to source macarons, miniature pies (pumpkin, pecan, and mixed berry cobbler), cake pops, and bonbons with edible glitter! And if that wasn’t enough, Jodi prepared warm chocolate chip cookies served atop shot glasses of milk and mini hot-dogs for late night snacks. We were able to try several of the dishes we selected prior to the wedding, and there was no doubt we had made the right choice.

Jodi and her team were absolute professionals, I didn’t have to worry about a thing during the reception. Jodi was easy to work with, took the time to listen to what we wanted, and made sure we got to eat at our own reception by preparing plates to eat in a private room. Sweetwater did an outstanding job helping to make our reception a memorable one! Read less
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Giuliana
Wedding:
9/20/2014
5.0/5.0
The services were great, the food was delicious, everything was awesome! I would definitely recommend this place for catering to anyone who could use their services. Everyone was extremely helpful and I am so thankful to have had them for our reception.
The services were great, the food was delicious, everything was awesome! I would definitely recommend this place for Read more...
The services were great, the food was delicious, everything was awesome! I would definitely recommend this place for catering to anyone who could use their services. Everyone was extremely helpful and I am so thankful to have had them for our reception. Read less
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Nathalie
Wedding:
9/13/2014
4.8/5.0
The whole team was great! All of my guests had nothing but great things to say about the presentation of the food and of course the taste! They were very professional and easy to work with!
The whole team was great! All of my guests had nothing but great things to say about the presentation of the food and of Read more...
The whole team was great! All of my guests had nothing but great things to say about the presentation of the food and of course the taste! They were very professional and easy to work with! Read less
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Casey
Wedding:
7/27/2014
5.0/5.0
Sweetwater catered my wedding at Moca in Virginia Beach this past weekend and everything was amazing! The staff was hands down the most attentive and professional people I could have ever asked for! From the beginning Jodi was amazing, she was quick to respond to questions, met with us and helped us with our menu! The tasting was wonderful, it really helps to see what other people are thinking about and its nice to taste other options that are available! Our wedding day went off without any issues! Maria and her team were really easy to work with! Annie kept our plates full and our drinks cold the entire night, the bartenders were great and really every single staff member was so polite and extremely helpful! The FOOD was amazing! We had guests go up multiple times to our stations! The pecan chicken and gourmet mash potatoes were the biggest talk of the night! Seriously delicious!!! Couldn't have asked for anything better! If you LOVE southern style food like we do, I would highly recommend Sweetwater!
Sweetwater catered my wedding at Moca in Virginia Beach this past weekend and everything was amazing! The staff was hands Read more...
Sweetwater catered my wedding at Moca in Virginia Beach this past weekend and everything was amazing! The staff was hands down the most attentive and professional people I could have ever asked for! From the beginning Jodi was amazing, she was quick to respond to questions, met with us and helped us with our menu! The tasting was wonderful, it really helps to see what other people are thinking about and its nice to taste other options that are available! Our wedding day went off without any issues! Maria and her team were really easy to work with! Annie kept our plates full and our drinks cold the entire night, the bartenders were great and really every single staff member was so polite and extremely helpful! The FOOD was amazing! We had guests go up multiple times to our stations! The pecan chicken and gourmet mash potatoes were the biggest talk of the night! Seriously delicious!!! Couldn't have asked for anything better! If you LOVE southern style food like we do, I would highly recommend Sweetwater! Read less
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Katelyn
Wedding:
7/19/2014
5.0/5.0
Sweetwater was fantastic! The food was without a doubt delicious, the service was impeccable, and their personal touches were uniquely creative and classic. Maria helped with our wedding and she took such great care of us. She is passionate about her company and makes a point to get all the details just right for you and your event. She even took the time to play dress up with a bridesmaid and I- we dressed up table settings and linens a dozen times in one afternoon so that I could see the different chair + linnen + china combinations. Maria did this at no additional cost... that spoke very highly of the level of dedication and customer care that they provide.
On the day of our wedding... there was a server who periodically checked to see that my husband and I had enough to eat and if we needed anything. Sweetwater sent us home with a tray of food and a few slices of cake and managed to get it to our limo so we didn't have to worry about a thing. Sweetwater takes great care of their clients and I would strongly recommend their services for events of any size.
Sweetwater was fantastic! The food was without a doubt delicious, the service was impeccable, and their personal touches Read more...
Sweetwater was fantastic! The food was without a doubt delicious, the service was impeccable, and their personal touches were uniquely creative and classic. Maria helped with our wedding and she took such great care of us. She is passionate about her company and makes a point to get all the details just right for you and your event. She even took the time to play dress up with a bridesmaid and I- we dressed up table settings and linens a dozen times in one afternoon so that I could see the different chair + linnen + china combinations. Maria did this at no additional cost... that spoke very highly of the level of dedication and customer care that they provide.
On the day of our wedding... there was a server who periodically checked to see that my husband and I had enough to eat and if we needed anything. Sweetwater sent us home with a tray of food and a few slices of cake and managed to get it to our limo so we didn't have to worry about a thing. Sweetwater takes great care of their clients and I would strongly recommend their services for events of any size. Read less
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Philip and Sarah
Wedding:
7/12/2014
4.6/5.0
Sweetwater Cuisine was prompt in contacting me back to setup for our wedding and did a wonderful job in not a tremendous amount of time. Their recommendations were spot on and their food was delicious. I would definitely recommend if you are doing things around Norfolk or Virginia Beach.
Sweetwater Cuisine was prompt in contacting me back to setup for our wedding and did a wonderful job in not a tremendous Read more...
Sweetwater Cuisine was prompt in contacting me back to setup for our wedding and did a wonderful job in not a tremendous amount of time. Their recommendations were spot on and their food was delicious. I would definitely recommend if you are doing things around Norfolk or Virginia Beach. Read less
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Kristin
Wedding:
7/12/2014
5.0/5.0
Sweetwater Cuisine was the perfect venue for my daughter's reception. The staff's attention to detail from the first planning session through the final cleanup was amazing. The food, displays, and service exceeded our expectations. Thanks to Jodi and her talented team, it was a truly memorable evening.
Sweetwater Cuisine was the perfect venue for my daughter's reception. The staff's attention to detail from the first Read more...
Sweetwater Cuisine was the perfect venue for my daughter's reception. The staff's attention to detail from the first planning session through the final cleanup was amazing. The food, displays, and service exceeded our expectations. Thanks to Jodi and her talented team, it was a truly memorable evening. Read less
Services Used: Catering, Rentals & Photobooths, Wedding Venue
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Carla
Wedding:
6/14/2014
5.0/5.0
Jodi and her team catered weddings for both of my daughters. Not only was the food WONDERFUL but the artistry and creativity Sweetwater brought to our event was exceptional! Every detail was a creative extension of each daughter's vision. I would highly recommend Sweetwater for any event.
Jodi and her team catered weddings for both of my daughters. Not only was the food WONDERFUL but the artistry and Read more...
Jodi and her team catered weddings for both of my daughters. Not only was the food WONDERFUL but the artistry and creativity Sweetwater brought to our event was exceptional! Every detail was a creative extension of each daughter's vision. I would highly recommend Sweetwater for any event. Read less
Services Used: Catering, Wedding Planning, Lighting & Decor, Rentals & Photobooths

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