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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2019 WIPA Catering Company of Excellence

We are so excited to share that Good Gracious! Events is the winner of the 2019 Catering Company of Excellence for WIPA 2019 Awards of Excellence! “Held on the grounds of The Bridges at Rancho Santa Fe, this naturally pretty setting set the tone. As the sun set, guests were escorted to an incredible ceremony space. On a white carpet, guests took their seats on rose gold chairs. The aisle was lined with lush greenery and ivory roses. Our couple exchanged vows beneath the most incredible chuppah made of lush greenery, and in florals of blush, mauve and ivory roses.

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Good Gracious! Events Secures Global Hospitality Award

We are thrilled to share that Good Gracious! Events has been named Best Event Planning & Catering Company in Southern California in the Global Hospitality Awards by Lux Life Magazine! “Over recent years the hospitality industry has grown significantly, and this combined with increasing customer expectations has presented many new challenges for firms across the industry. These awards are committed to recognising everyone across the hospitality space, and therefore they do not consider either geography or size, and businesses from across the market will be considered including restaurants, nightclubs, hotels, bars and even gaming premises. This will allow us to

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Food, Fun, Love: Purple Basil Honeydew Mojito

Temperatures may be dropping but our Purple Basil Honeydew Mojito is always perfect to serve at a party! Follow our recipe below! Makes 1 serving 2 ounces honeydew melon juice 3 purple basil leaves 1/2 ounce simple syrup (see recipe index) 2 ounces silver rum 1 ounce club soda Ice Fresh sugar cane sticks Juice some fresh honeydew melon with a juicer and set aside. Muddle the purple basil leaves with simple syrup in a glass. Add of the honeydew melon juice, rum, club soda and ice to the glass, stir together. Garnish with sugar cane and a thin slice

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Pauline Parry Named to the 2019 #BizBash1000 List

It brings us great pleasure to share that our President and Founder, Pauline Parry has been named to the 2019 #BizBash1000 List!   “Chosen for their work on corporate events, associations, trade shows, event strategy, and more, these people represent the best of the meeting and event industry in the U.S. Introducing the BizBash 1,000, the people with the biggest impact on meetings and events across the United States. Last year, it was difficult to keep ourselves to just 500 people in our first edition of the list. So we decided to double the amount of people to celebrate. These

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Good Gracious! Events Nominated for 2019 WIPA Awards of Excellence

The end of 2019 is proving to be promising for the Good Gracious! Events team. We are thrilled to be nominated for the 2019 WIPA Awards of Excellence for Caterer of Excellence. The winners will be announced at the WIPA Awards of Excellence Gala on November 14th in beautiful New Orleans, Louisiana. To view the full list of successful candidates, click here!

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Gulls Way Blue and Ivory Wedding Featured on Wedding Chicks

This blue and ivory gulls way wedding was gorgeous from start to finish and we are thrilled it is now featured on Wedding Chicks!   “A luscious garden set against the blue Pacific was a memorable location for this quintessential California wedding in blue and ivory. Details Details brought this sophisticated design together with a mix of decor that includes blue & white porcelain, white blooms, and natural wood accents. Their romantic al fresco reception took place under the stars, and with sparkly chandeliers and pops of gold was as romantic as can be. Jana Williams Photography artfully captured all

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