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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Halloween Inspired Dish Featured on BizBash

We are featured on BizBash for their Tricks & Treats article, where they highlighted, “28 Spooky Ideas to Inspire Your Next Halloween Event.” “Who says Halloween is just for kids? The holiday brings dramatic color palettes and tons of catering inspiration that works for events of all types. From a Halloween-theme escape room and a “Bloody Carrie” cocktail to spooky projection mapping and Tim Burton-inspired wedding decor, steal these ideas for your next October bash. (And don’t forget the pumpkin spice!)” – via BizBash. To see the full feature, click here.  

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Chumash Casino Grand Opening Featured on PartySalte

We are spotlighted on PartySlate’s Ideas & Inspiration Newsletter for the grand opening of the Chumash Casino! “This casino’s grand re-opening party makes us feel like we’re floating — and a private performance by Stevie Wonder only adds to the whimsy. Good Gracious! Events tapped into all five senses of event attendees, creating an immersive and entertaining evening. Visual catering displays — from donuts to a mussel bar — served as both food and décor, while large-scale branded installations offered picture-perfect photo ops. The never-before-seen cloud-filled lawn space was both creative and captivating — a beautiful setting for guests to

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Food, Fun, Love: Short Ribs and Beef Tenderloin with Mushroom Demi Glaze

As summer comes to a close, it’s time to start thinking of cooler weather and heartier dishes! Our Short Ribs and Beef Tenderloin with Mushroom is first on our list. Give our recipe a try and be sure to let us know what you think! Beef short ribs 10 English cut, meaty, bone-in short ribs, rubbed with coarse salt 1 tablespoon coarse salt Freshly ground black pepper 3 sprigs fresh rosemary, broken in half 2 bay leaves 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 4 large yellow onions, sliced about 1/2-inch thick 2 cups carrots, chopped into 1/2-inch pieces 2 cups

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Dogs! At the California Science Center

We loved being part of this year’s event at California Science Center, “Dogs! A Science Tail.” From start to finish this event was full of puppy puns! The grand room was transformed into a replica as an upscale dog park. It featured details such as indoor trees were covered int winkle lights, street lights, green linens and of course, a dog created from fabrics! We prepared a dinner menu that featured several references to the animal of the night. We erved salad which featured croutons shaped like a dog with an entree that we named, “Doggone Beef Steak Filet” which

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Dreamy Floral Filled Rancho Santa Fe Wedding Featured on Ruffled Blog

We are thrilled to share this dreamy floral-filled Rancho Santa Fe wedding is featured on Ruffled Blog! “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. To complete the look, the moment was lit with

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Ombre Macaron Wall Featured on PartySlate

Our ombre macaron wall from Disney Upfronts with Russell Harris is featured on PartySlate and we are thrilled! Scroll below for the details.   “With so many different tones across the ROYGBIV palette, it can be difficult to nail down your event’s color scheme. Ombré offers the perfect palette compromise — a color family you adore fading from one shade to another. Not only does this make your event’s design more flexible, it makes it totally on trend. Ombré has proven itself as one of the most eye-catching décor trends, which is why we’re sharing some of our favorite fading

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