Where does it go, Joe?

Is the clam shell from my strawberries recyclable?  What about this compostable fork?  How many times have you stood in front of your colored cans with something in your hand and you have that internal debate with yourself – Landfill?  Recycle?  Green can?  I know I have!   Marin Sanitary Service has a fantastic online tool called “Where Does It Go, Joe?” to answer your questions. And sadly, compostable plastics, including most... Continue Reading

Green Business RE-certification

If it wasn’t enough to three-peat our Marin IJ Best Caterer award this year, our streak continues in another area close to our hearts. For the third time we have earned certification as a Marin Green Business.  We have been maintaining this certification for over a decade and it still feels great to get the official word that our re-certification has been approved. The Marin Green Business Program, as stated on their website, is a voluntary partnership among business leaders, government... Continue Reading

Marin IJ’s Readers’ Choice Winner’s Party

We were proud to attend the Marin IJ’s celebration for the Readers’ Choice winners.  The party was held at the Marin Jewish Community Center on Mar 20th.   A number of winners joined us in providing nibbles at the event.  We served our Cocktail Sandwiches with Spiced Sweet Potato, Feta and Beet Slaw, Assorted Breads with Ginger Miso Sweet Pea Spread and a Dilled Feta Spread, and Sticky Toffee Puddings.  Thank you, Marin IJ, for hosting a great party!  To see all of... Continue Reading


We were delighted to find out that we were featured on Localwise as one of 96 Women-Owned Businesses to work for in the San Francisco Bay Area.  Here is what they said in the Localwise blog: Delicious! Catering This catering company is based in San Rafael but has been serving the entire Bay Area since 1975. As Marin County’s first and only Certified Green Caterer, it’s clear that they truly care about their employees, customers, and their quality of life. Plus, enjoy the many benefits that... Continue Reading

It’s a Three-peat!

According to the Marin IJ Readers’ Choice Awards 2019, we are Marin County’s Best Caterer - again !  We are triply blessed to win 3 years in a row!  This is certainly an honor as we know there are many, many wonderful catering companies in the county. Thank you to all who voted for us.  Founded in 1975 (yes folks, that is 44 years ago), Delicious! Catering has been a part of special events for thousands of people in Marin County and throughout the Bay Area.&... Continue Reading


The J. Weekly Reader’s Choice Awards have been announced and we are the Best Caterer in Marin County AGAIN!  Wow! What an honor to have won this award every year since 2013!  Thank you to all who voted for us.  Being a part of your life celebrations is always an honor. Continue Reading

Cast your votes!

It’s been proven that the best form of advertising is Word of Mouth.  Do a good job for someone, and they will tell their friends.  The J Weekly Readers’ Choice Award tells the whole Bay Area about which businesses are at the top of their field.  It’s Word of Mouth on a much larger scale. Show your support for your favorite Bay Area businesses by voting in this year’s poll.  You can vote in as many categories as you would like, and of course, we’d love to have you vote for... Continue Reading

An honor to be twice recognized!

According to the Marin IJ Readers’ Choice Awards 2018, we are Marin County’s Best Caterer - again !  We are doubly blessed to win 2 years in a row!  This is certainly an honor as we know there are many, many wonderful catering companies in the county. Thank you to all who voted for us.  Founded in 1975 (yes folks, that is 43 years ago), Delicious! Catering has been a part of special events for thousands of people in Marin County and throughout the Bay Area. &... Continue Reading

Marin Wedding Fair – February 10th, 2018

Are you or someone you know getting married soon?  Plan your special day at the Marin Wedding Fair at the Mill Valley Recreation Center this Saturday!  One stop shopping, how wonderful is that!  You will have the opportunity to meet us and we can chat about your special day.  You can taste our hors d’oeuvres and enter our drawing for a free tasting.  There will also be a variety of photographers, bridal fashion designers, make up/hair artists and event planners who can... Continue Reading

A Crazy End to the 2017 Summer Season!

We all know the beauty of late summer weather in the Bay Area.  With that in mind, it is not a surprise how many of life’s celebrations many people choose to have this time of year.  In September, we catered 8 weddings, 7 life cycle events, 6 Jewish holiday events, 5 non-profit events, and 4 events as benefits, staff appreciation, award dinners, or fundraiser.  All totaled over 2,600 people fed at our events, plus 5,300 packaged snack boxes and burritos for Byte foods, and... Continue Reading

Going Deep Green

We believe in doing everything in our power (pun, intended) to protect our earth and its valuable resources.  It has been 10 years since we became Marin County’s first Green catering company.  At that time we signed up for PG&E’s Light Green 50% renewable energy service.  Today we are still the only Green catering company in Marin and our commitment has become stronger.  Now we have committed to PG&E’s Deep Green 100% Renewable Energy program through the... Continue Reading

Another Envelope Please... Bay Area A List Best Wedding Caterer Contest Results Are In!

The Bay Area A List Winners have been announced and once again we are in the Top 5 for Best Wedding Caterer in the Bay Area!  We have had this honor six times since the contest began in 2010 and it still feels good to be acknowledged for our hard work.  This is like the cherry on our sundae after just receiving the Best Caterer Award from the Marin IJ last weekend. As with all our events, it is important for us to do the best job possible for our clients and their guests. &... Continue Reading

And the secret is...

According to the Marin IJ Readers’ Choice Awards 2017, we are Marin County’s Best Caterer !  This is certainly an honor as we know there are many, many wonderful catering companies in the county. Thank you to all who voted for us.  Founded in 1975 (yes folks, that is 42 years ago), Delicious! Catering has been a part of special events for thousands of people in Marin County and throughout the Bay Area.  We have multi-generational ties with families... Continue Reading

Shhh!!! We have a secret...

Shhhh!!!  We have a secret… Merriam-Webster dictionary defines ANTICIPATION as the act of looking forward; pleasurable expectation.  Delicious! Catering is waiting with great ANTICIPATION to tell you our secret.  But, sadness, we can’t spill the beans until MARCH 26th.  Make a note in your calendar to check our Facebook Page or the Blog on our website on MARCH 26th to learn what our secret is!    We are counting down the days… It’s Passover time! Passover and... Continue Reading

Global Cuisine As You Like It

At Delicious we love the excitement of creating Global Cuisine as you like it.  One of our greatest pleasures (and sometimes challenges) is making sure we personalize each menu for every event.  This often includes developing new recipes or honoring family traditions for a cross cultural client base. A great example of this is when we had the honor of catering Ana and Jean-Cleaude’s African themed wedding at Geneva Terrace in San Anselmo.  The menu included: Small Spoons with... Continue Reading

Nicole Kidman, in the house!

Delicious! Catering was honored to be part of the post screening party for the new film Lion starring Nicole Kidman, who was also the guest of honor at the party. The movie was screened on Sunday, Oct 9th at the Century Cinema in Corte Madera as part of the 39th Annual Mill Valley Film Festival.   The post screening party took place at Maple Lawn in San Rafael.  The guests enjoyed nibbling on appetizers that included Pomegranate Beef Skewers, Vietnamese Rice Paper Spring... Continue Reading

Wow, what a year it’s been!

Happy Anniversary to us! May 8th was not only Mother’s Day, it was also our First Anniversary in our new office and kitchen!  Although we have been around for 46 years, the new space has given us more production capabilities and more ability to maintain our Green Business status. If you have not been here yet, feel free to stop by, we will be happy to give you a tour!  Our staff continues to appreciate the large windows and more open work environment. Clients have commented... Continue Reading

City of San Rafael Business Spotlight

The City of San Rafael has recently recognized our hard work in our on-going efforts to reduce waste and increase recycling. We have been featured as The City of San Rafael Business Spotlight. Click here to read the great article on their website! In the article it mentions our staff loyalty. However, to us this is one of the the very special aspects of Delicious! Catering and deserves more detail. A respectable well-run company attracts good hard-working people. Co-owner, Teresa Hammond, is a... Continue Reading

Staying Green - The 1st and Only Green Caterer in Marin

Have you heard? Delicious! Catering continues to be Marin’s FIRST and ONLY Green Caterer! We have always been conscious of our role in the environment and society. Then in 2007, as we became even more aware of the harmful effects of global warming, we decided it was time to make as much of a difference as we could. We investigated what it would take to become certified as a Green Business in Marin. We learned it was possible for our company to successfully make the positive changes to earn the... Continue Reading

Our WasteWise Efforts

As a business in San Rafael, we support the plans the city has implemented to reach the goal of Zero Waste by 2025. One of our favorite accomplishments has been participating in Marin Sanitary Service’s pilot program Food2Energy since 2014. The program was very successful and is now offered city wide. Food2Energy collects all food scraps from commercial businesses (restaurants and grocery stores) and, through controlled anaerobic digestion, turns this waste into a biogas. The power generated by... Continue Reading

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