As the first rays of the morning sun peek over the tops of the East Tennessee Mountains, exit 60 on Interstate 75 near Sweetwater, Tennessee is awash in color as the brightly colored pink vans of The Catering Connection, LLC depart toward their destinations throughout East Tennessee. Before the day is done the vans will have traveled, on an average day, an area as broad ranging as the Tri-Cities in Northeast Tennessee to the city of Dalton in North Georgia.
The professional staff of The Catering Connection, LLC dressed in the company’s trademark pink uniform shirts will have spent their day delivering, setting up, and serving mouth watering meals to groups of people ranging in size from ten to several hundred.
The Catering Connection can attribute its amazing growth, growing from 5 employees with one van to a company with approximately 40 employees and multiple vans, to their providing personalized service and a sincere desire to meet the needs of their clients.
Those that personally know the owner and CEO Brandi Owens are not surprised at the way the company has grown. Brandi has over 25 years of successful food service experience including restaurant, catering and private club management.
The food service experience doesn’t stop with the owner as she has strived to hire experienced professional employees who know how to make each meal an enjoyable and memorable experience. The lead chef has in excess of 20 years experience and oversees a culinary staff of six, assuring that each meal is prepared to the company’s exacting standards.
All food is prepared fresh each day using only the finest ingredients. The menu consists of something to suit almost every palate: Filet Mignon, Tex-Mex, Italian, Southern, etc. And, if it isn’t on the menu, tell them what you desire and they will prepare it. Having a hard time making up your mind? Try their wonderful onion crusted chicken. It is sure to please.
They also have a professional baker on staff to prepare wonderful cakes and desserts fresh daily. In addition to providing tasty cakes like their Chocolate Crème Cake for dessert, they can provide specialty cakes for Birthdays or Weddings.
The Catering Connection, LLC often caters corporate functions for groups of 1000 or more, but is equally at home serving small groups of 10 or so in private residences. The company can drop off box lunches to a business or hand serve an elegant five course meal in the privacy of your home for you and a few of your close friends.”
One of The Catering Connection, LLC’ s regular clients uses them to provide meals for private parties on his yacht. Servers remain aboard during the cruise to serve the meal and make sure everything is satisfactory. This is the type of personalized service clients have come to expect of The Catering Connection, LLC.
The holidays are especially busy times for The Catering Connection, LLC and many customers call to book their parties well in advance. Call them to have a delightful Holiday meal of smoked turkey, ham, mashed potatoes, corn soufflé, sweet potatoes casserole, rolls and a delicious desert delivered to your door.
They can also provide specialty treats for your guests at your holiday party making it an event they will long remember. Some of their more popular specialties include a chocolate fondue station with strawberries, pound cake, and marshmallows for dipping; a martini mashed potato bar which has potatoes with various toppings served in martini glasses or perhaps the traditional carving station with roast beef and ham.
We at the Catering Connection, LLC want to make your event as enjoyable as possible. We do everything within our power to customize things to suit your needs and desires and to work within your budget. No group is too large or too small.
If you or your company has need of banquet or conference facilities centrally located between Knoxville and Chattanooga, The Catering Connection, LLC can provide those through a special arrangement with the Super 8 Hotel in Sweetwater, Tennessee.
For that special corporate event, private party, wedding, birthday or anniversary call Brandi Owens at 423-507-3473.