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Essential Chef is Better than Ever

Now supported by culinary creations from Palate!

Same Great Catering

Since we announced Palate’s opening, many have asked:

What’s happening to your catering service and Essential Chef?

Let us put that question to rest, Essential Chef Catering is alive and better than ever at Palate! Palate embraces local ingredients for healthy choices, and has years of experience in all areas of catering.

From menu to presentation, we specialize in delivering a customized experience to every client. Our catering menu is unique, changes with the season and can be customized for your event.

Our Favorite Delaware Venues

Learn more about some of the locations that we recommend and support in the local area. We can accommodate any location and private residences as well as popular Delaware beach area for custom catering.

Our Favorite Local Venues

Whether you’re celebrating a birthday, baby shower, retirement or anything in between, Palate can help you make the most of the party! While you are busy enjoying the event we are happily serving guests the best food you can cater in Delaware with a smile.

Large or small, let Palate make your special day that much more memorable.  From unique local foods to the perfect family tradition, we custom design our catering menus for your wedding. Some of our favorite events are when you can put your toes in the sand, say I do, start the reception, and your guests say YUM!

Work with Palate for a customized spread.  Together, we’ll make your son or daughters’ big day the best it can be. All our menus are custom for the event and we would love to provide your event with the perfect meal for your child.

No matter which way you bring your friends and family together, we can feed them! Choose Palate for your social events big or small, we do them all! We partner with many local venues for catering in Delaware to offer a location that fits your budget and social inspiration.

We can manage everything from a simple drop-off to a full service conference.  Let Palate cater all of your corporate events with a professionally dressed staff, elegant table settings, and delicious brain food to keep minds sharp and bodies happy.

Request Catering in Delaware

We serve an area roughly 50 miles around the Delaware beaches. Every event is different and every menu we create is personalized for you. Fill out this form to turn your next event into a delicious feast supported by local Delaware food and ingredients. This takes time to prepare, so let’s get started today!

Catering Request Form

  • Event Information

  • Please tell us more about the event you will be hosting. Is it a wedding reception, cocktail hour, formal event, etc?
  • Please give an example of how many people you expect to attend your event, this is only for a quote and can be changed later. *Minimum of 10 people
  • View our favorite local venues for inspiration!
  • Contact Info

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