Culinary is the heart of Good Gracious! Events produced by a team passionate about food, memorable moments and sharing it with the world. Founder and CEO Pauline Parry along with her dynamic team have provided award-winning services in all areas of culinary, beverage, hospitality for the corporate, social and wedding markets. Our ultimate goal is to not just be exclusive but, to be the preferred for all your events. We listen, we create, we bring your vision to fruition with only the highest standards.

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Good Gracious! Events Teams with We All Grow Latina

  We absolutely loved providing a delicious and diverse menu for the #WeAllGrow Latina Summit! This event was created for bloggers and digital creators to grow their professional skills and network with their community! With their mission being to elevate the connection and conversations between Latinas and the brands that want to work with them and with their communities, it’s easy to see why we loved being part of it! At this event, we were able to showcase an array of our specialties. Starting with our breakfast cupcake wall! We included four types of cupcakes: french toast, cappuccino and donut,

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Pauline Parry on The Wedding Biz

Good Gracious! Events founder, Pauline Parry recently had the opportunity to sit down with Andy Kushner of The Wedding Biz Podcast to talk about her journey from working in hotel and restaurant management in England to owner of one of the top catering companies in Southern California!  “Wedding planning, production, and design seem to require a bit of tenacity. To make it in the wedding and event industry, you have to be willing to take a risk and execute a vision. It turns out that you also need to be a bit opportunistic and ready to jump when the stars

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Plant Based Perfection!

Calling all Catersource attendees! You will want to block out time in your busy schedule for Joanne’s unique (and fun!) class – Your Clients Will Want To Eat Your Veggies – Plant based perfection! That’s right, paired with Jennie Cook, the duo will take you through a class based on Los Angeles’ most recent trends. Learn more about the class below! “It’s a fact. Vegetables will save the world! Let’s all have some delicious fun with plant-based offerings that even an omnivore will love. After all, the flexitarian lifestyle is one of the biggest trends in 2017 and beyond! In

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Joanne joins ICA Board of Directors

We are thrilled to share Good Gracious! Events Vice President, Joanne Purnell is now on the International Caterers Association Board of Directors!  “Chartered in 2002 to be the philanthropic partner of the ICA, the ICAEF is a not-for-profit Foundation dedicated to providing educational opportunities for catering professionals and those desiring to become catering professionals. The ICAEF makes arrangements with various educational organizations, trade shows and institutions to teach courses of instruction in catering, food handling and areas related to the field of catering, and provide qualified teaching personnel for such purposes.”     Along with educating, the ICA encourages and provides

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Baby Shower Bliss: Paddington Bear Baby Shower

Classy, cute, and just in time for the release of Paddington 2, this Paddington Bear baby shower stole our hearts! From the dainty bite-sized snacks to the classic English theme, every element of this adorable affair had us in baby bliss! Keep reading to get a glimpse into the day and see all the pretty little details! The pristine white Deco Wilshire venue was the perfect space for this British-inspired afternoon tea, as guests gathered around a glorious spread provided by Good Gracious Events. Mini Union Jack flags were strung overhead while friends and family sipped tea and nibbled on

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Pauline’s Points: Catering Edition

It can be overwhelming selecting a caterer for your big day. How many people, what type of menu and what whether to do buffet or sit down! Pauline Parry, founder of Good Gracious! Events understands how difficult this decision can be and has ten points that will make selecting your caterer a stress-free success! 1. Choose a menu that reflects your taste, but is not too extreme for your guests to eat. This is the first time that you are hosting as a married couple, so make considerations for your guests when planning the menu. 2. Ask whether your caterer

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