The Casual Gourmet ...

We specialize in gourmet catering events in Knoxville, Lenoir City, Maryville, Oak Ridge for small group catering as well as banquet catering.



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Casual Gourmet...

based on “casual” catering with the food preparations as “gourmet” as I can make them.

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Small intimate dinners to large cocktail parties of 150 or more.

All of the food preparation is done by us.

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Chef Tony PhotoA little about Chef Tony

I am a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York.  I graduated in 1974.  I have been working in the food service business ever since.  I have worked in airline catering kitchens, small private restaurants, country clubs and hotels.  I have taught cooking lessons to individuals in their homes and to groups in a classroom.  In October of 1999 I moved to East Tennessee for the third time. (I got it right this time!)

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Your Catering Needs!
(865) 980-0160

Here are some catering opportunities
that I have experienced:

  • Cocktail Parties
  • Baby Showers
  • Birthday Parties
  • Rehearsal Dinners
  • Garden Parties
  • Business Luncheons
  • Pharmaceutical Company Breakfasts and Luncheons
  • Charity Functions
  • Backyard BBQs
  • Bar/Bat Mitzvahs
  • First Communions
  • Baptism Parties
  • High School and College Graduations
  • Brunches
  • Confirmations
  • Anniversaries
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Holiday Dinners and Parties