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Preferred Vendors

Preferred Vendors for Events at the Environmental Nature Center


Traditional Caterers

White House Catering
714/528-6888

Master Chef Maurice Brazier, a Commandeur de l’Ordre National (the French equivalent of knighthood)  has proven, through accumulated experience, his ability to deliver amazing cuisine for any event, be it an intimate family gathering or an elaborate State Dinner. He has served kings and presidents. Now he can serve you. Their service staff, trained in the art of fine-dining and led by a group of experienced event managers, have not only received numerous awards from  organizations such as the Southern California Restaurant Writers Association and Wedding Wire, but, more importantly, they have received the continuing praise from the brides, grooms, hosts and guests they have served.


 

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Jay’s Catering
714/528-4677

Jay’s is a full service catering company serving corporate and social events throughout Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, and San Diego counties. Menu versatility is their specialty, providing a wide range of menus including American, International and Ethnic options. Everything they serve is freshly prepared from scratch in their kitchen.  They even bake their own breads and gourmet desserts!


 

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24 Carrots Catering
800/717-1545

Pricy and worth every penny. You absolutely cannot go wrong with this caterer. The presentation and quality of the dishes is as close to perfection as you can get. Also, some of the most creative “comfort food” on the planet.  Not for those on a tight budget.

 


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Richard Jones Pit BBQ Catering has been serving some of the best Texas BBQ in California for over 31 years! They slow smoke all our delicious meats with low heat and traditional hard wood for that one of a kind BBQ taste!

Restaurants & Specialty Foods

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Pia Laugesen
949-760-6514

Bristol Farms offers full service catering, creating menus for every occasion from corporate lunches to grand parties.  The staff is so easy to work with, presentation is beautiful the food is fresh and delicious!

 


 

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Kean Coffee
949-642-5326

The perfect coffee solution for your event.  Kean Coffee is craft roasting the finest coffees from around the globe on-site, many organic and fair-trade. This enables them to serve their coffee so fresh, most days it has been roasted within hours of the moment it reaches your cup.


 

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Newport Rib Co.
949/631-2110

Another local favorite.  Great food.  Good people.  This restaurant does a lot of good work for local charities. Their catering menu is available on line. All the rib selections are great.  You really can’t go wrong with anything on the menu.


 

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 Pizza D’Oro
714/549-0685
 
The best meatballs in Orange County, bar none. Great food, amazing low price and reliable delivery. Love all the pasta, but especially the penne with Alfredo Sauce and “parmigian” chicken.  Pick a “Party Pack” and add to it for easy ordering and delivery.
 

Sensitive Sweets

Sensitive Sweets
714-968-9169

Sensitive Sweets is a dedicated gluten-free and nut-free bakery and facility. All of their freshly baked bread, cookies, cupcakes, and custom cakes are allergy-friendly (FREE of gluten, dairy, eggs, soy and nuts) and delicious!


Pizza

The Pizza Bakery
949/631-1166

A stone’s throw from the ENC and a favorite of the local high school crowd. Great pizza and salad. The slices are huge so have them double cut for birthday parties.


 

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Veronicakes
714/679-5187

Veronicakes is based out of Newport Beach. Each cupcake, chocolate dipped Oreo, cake pop and candy is individually decorated by Veronica herself. You name it, Veronicakes can create it. Any theme, any amount, any packaging, any flavor, she will always satisfy your needs. Whether it’s a cocktail party or a large event, Veronicakes would love to supply the sweet treats.


 

Rita’s Italian Ice, Newport Beach
949-287-6000 

Rita’s didn’t invent Italian Ice, but they certainly made it cool. That’s what happens when you combine Italian Ice and happiness. And yes, in case you were wondering, there really was a Rita.

 


 

Food Trucks

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Falasophy is a gourmet falafel shop and hummus bar, starting its journey as a food truck that is better known by it’s disciples as the #FalafelChariot. We created Falasophy to provide our interpretation of exciting, cravable street food, using the highest quality and freshest ingredients possible. Our menu is focused on falafel and hummus, along with accompanying sides and salads. It is all vegetarian and mostly vegan. Everything we serve is made from scratch and all natural. We are dedicated to providing the best tasting falafel sandwich and hummus period.


 

TK Burger

TK Burgers Truck
714/374-0700

A local and ENC favorite, and not just because of their totally cool truck. The owners are locals and put a lot of pride into their food and service. We love the burgers, but also the grilled chicken, Ahi tuna and veggie sandwiches. They also have a sound system you can hook your iPod up to.


 

In-N-Out

In-N-Out Burger Cookout Trailer
626/813-8295

Because sometimes you just gotta have a double-double. Quick service and the consistent quality you expect from In-N-Out – a California favorite since 1948!


 

OTHER SERVICES

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About Town Bartenders
714/969-4769

This is the most professional, friendly and knowledgeable bartending service we’ve used.  You can pick from a variety of packages for your event from “Beer, Wine & Soda”, “Well”, “Premium”, “Top Shelf” and “Non-Hosted”.  For an instant online quote, go to their website and click on the “Quick & Easy Online Proposal” option.


Holiday_inn_expressHoliday Inn Express Newport Beach

Conveniently located on famous Pacific Coast Highway, right across the beautiful Newport Beach harbor. No matter what you’re in town for, you’ll find yourself in a great location, surrounded by people who are passionate about making sure that all your needs are met.


Laguna Beach DJs

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We love Chad at Laguna Beach DJs. He’s very professional, extremely experienced and so much fun to work with. Can’t recommend a DJ more qualified than Chad.


 

SoundWave

SoundWave Productions
714/742-6884

We love DJ Keith! SoundWave Productions is a full-service DJ entertainment company. They’re versatile, adaptable and do much more than show up and play music.  They walk you through every reception detail and create a timeline of events, suggest helpful tips, and choose fun songs and creative ideas to make your event stand apart from the rest.


 

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Hear Today OC Live Entertainment
714/329-0488

Clif is great and has entertained at the ENC many times. He’s versatile and can work solo or with his band. Check his website to catch him playing at local clubs and restaurants.


 

This list is provided as a courtesy to our clients. The ENC does not guarantee the performance or quality of the companies or services listed.  We simply want you to know that these are businesses that we have had very positive experiences with here at the Environmental Nature Center.

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